7 Ways to Cope with Bad News

I know this is like a morbid sorta title, especially given that you will be receiving your overall promotional results today but I’m hoping that this will be timely and helpful in a small way. The truth is that alot of you would probably have experienced receiving some bad news or other in your life…

“I just blank out!” – Exam Anxiety

It’s the week of the Promos! Time super flies. Hmm…please do not mimic the grammatical syntax of that phrase in your exams. This post applies for everyone I suppose…whether you’re in the thick of promotional exams or counting down to your first A level paper on 6th November! I probably should have written about exam…

Techniques for Focusing – Thought Stopping

Sometimes when we get stuck on a question in the exams, we start having ‘runaway thoughts’ like “I’m going to fail this entire exam, I should have prepared for this topic instead of the other one, I’m so stupid, why didn’t I study harder?” etc etc. Sounds familiar to you? Sometimes we’re able to shrug…

Dealing with the Unknown

Promotional exams results will be released this coming Monday. Last year I wrote about Rubics Cube as an analogy of how some of you might have to take detours (meaning retain in JC1) to get to where you want to go ultimately (admission into university). This year again some would be promoted, some would have…