Optimized-Effective Study

4 TIPS TO HELP YOU STUDY MORE EFFECTIVELY

Here are our 4 tips to help you study more effectively. TAKE CONTROL, ORGANIZE YOURSELF! Make a study guide (i.e. outline and organize course material) Set yourself a schedule (weekly, monthly plans) Help yourself get motivated by setting yourself goals Choose a location that allows you to focus GENERATE A POSITIVE ATTITUDE Be an active…

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RED BULL GIVES NOTEXCHANGE WINGS

NoteXchange is excited to announce we have teamed up with Red Bull. Red Bull is the world’s leading energy drink and powers students through long semesters and tough exam periods.   Red Bull and NoteXchange are dedicated to helping students make the most of their university experience, and surviving the all-nighters every student inevitably endures.

Melb Uni Business School

NOTEXCHANGE JOINS MBSSA

NoteXchange is proud to announce it’s new partnership with the Melbourne Business School Students Association (MBSSA).     The MBSSA was founded in 2008 by postgraduate students and the Melbourne Business School to give students the opportunity to further enrich their degrees. NoteXchange is excited to help the MBSSA on their mission to add value to the…

Brain Food

7 FOODS TO IMPROVE BRAIN FUNCTION

You can convince yourself that a big bowl of noodles, or a meatlovers pizza is the superfood to get you through the next 4 hours of study, but you’re not fooling anyone. Snacks and small meals are the best way to get through a study sessions. Let us give you some food tips that will…

Collaborative Learning

THE NECESSITY OF COLLABORATIVE LEARNING

Humans are inherently social. Peer collaboration is critical to the way we learn and the way the world works. When filling out a job application, employers will want to see how you work in teams, and collaborate to achieve maximum results. Walk into a lecture however, and you’ll often find you won’t even speak to…

Graduation

5 WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR GRADES NOW

1. Print off lecture notes In many subjects, lecturers will often post the lecture notes before class. A great way to stay engaged in the class is to follow along with the slides and highlight/note important points. This will save you copying down chunks of information, and ensure you’re focused on more of the lecture.…

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THE FINAL FRONTIER

Everyone studies for their exams and SACs (or they should be), because after all it’s all about preparation. That’s not true. Preparation is crucial, but it is not everything. What matters is how you do the actual exam – how you approach the paper, how you find clues to answers, etc. Bad exam technique can…

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HOW I GOT THROUGH YEAR 12

At the very beginning of Year 11, in the first lesson of busman 3/4, my teacher gave us a small pink slip which I held onto for the next two years. The final point on that slip said: Walk out of the final exam thinking, ‘I gave it my all.’ Knowing you’ve tried your best…

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NOTHING IN THE TANK

For me, I lived by a simple motto, “leave nothing in the tank.” This idea of giving everything you have was something that kept me motivated for both my study and sport. I didn’t want to look back at my time at school, particularly year 12, and have any regrets. Whilst it is important to…

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ADVERSITY AND EXCELLENCE

Tradition teaches that the end result, the almighty ATAR is the terminus of our Secondary Education and thus succeeding in being awarded a high ATAR is synonymous as life success. Submitting to this theory will only result in disappointment when you cross the long awaited finish line. Only in finishing VCE is the grand revelation…