It’s the season of gift giving again, but what do you get for someone who’s still in school? For the book lover: Kindle Paperwhite. The average student needs to carry quite a heavy load to school every day, which usually includes a laptop and a few textbooks. Adding a paperback to this may be too much for many students so a kindle is the perfect choice for a gift. It’s lightweight, portable and can carry a vast number of books, much more than . . .
Having a casual job as a student is an experience that you don’t want to miss out on. It can teach you so many things about the value of money as well as increase your independency. Most students start at their first job during high school. At this time, having a job is more about the experience than the money, considering that the pay rate at this age is quite low. It is therefore understandable that students will want to spend their . . .
What does one learn from having so many different casual jobs? In the three years since I started my first job, I’ve held three separate positions at three different jobs. I promise I didn’t plan it in three’s, simply a merry coincidence! When I started my first job, I wasn’t quite sure what to expect from the working environment. I actually started working because all my friends had jobs already and I was feeling left behind. It was . . .
What is a Christmas celebration without a few Christmas movies? I’ve always loved Christmas and one of the major highlights of the festive season is that I get to binge watch Christmas movies. There’s really nothing like curling up with a blanket on the couch with a cup of hot chocolate in hand, watching a Christmas movie and bringing the holiday spirit up. These are my recommendations for the top 8 Christmas movies you should watch these . . .
For me, Christmas will always be the best holiday of the year; full of laughter, good cheer and a great time to celebrate with family. I’ve always loved the joy and hope that the season of giving brings and it doesn’t take much to get me into the holiday spirit. These are a few ways to get into the Christmas spirit: Go for a little shopping trip: At this time of the year, most stores and shopping centres will have their Christmas . . .
Welcome to Blogmas!! I am really getting into the holiday spirit now and aiming to have one blog post up every day leading up to Christmas. Enjoy! There comes a time in every student’s life when they start their first job, whether it be for the purpose of earning some money, as a result of peer pressure, or even just for the experience. Having a job as a student can be an extremely rewarding experience, but at this stage of your life, . . .
When I first started Year 12 last year, I wasn’t quite sure what to expect. I saw how stressed the seniors were in the year before me and I had also heard stories about students having panic attacks during exams. Having gone through the whole process now, I have to say that it wasn’t as bad as I thought it would be despite all the negativity and stress surrounding the whole topic, but I couldn’t have made it through without learning a few things . . .
If you had asked me how I felt about completing my final exams two months ago, I would have said that I was ecstatic and looking forward to it like no other. I found myself counting down the days on the calendar I had taped up on my bedroom wall until I could finally let go of the breath I’d been holding since the beginning of the year; but when the day came, I felt strangely indifferent. If you’re anything like me, you sometimes feel oddly . . .
Hi everyone! I’m so excited to be finally starting my own blog. This has been something I’ve wanted to do for a while and now that I’ve finally taken the plunge, I cannot wait to start sharing some of the tips and tricks I’ve learned as a student in my years of schooling. I am a student who has just completed high school and is slowly preparing herself for university. I know that once I start university, I’ll be spending a lot of my time . . .