Extraordinary grades are not the result of extraordinary efforts. Extraordinary grades are the result of intelligent efforts. Most of the points you score in class come from a small percentage of your work. If you focus on those really valuable
Hi guys! Sleep is a fundamental part of learning. This week I’m going to be sharing a guest post from Christine Huegel of Mattress Advisor. She goes over the science and art of taking advantage of sleep for better grades.
Some teachers suck. I just read a story from a reader. Her teacher gave permission for a student, “Tony” I’ll call him, to go use the restroom. Tony left the classroom. Within two minutes, the teacher was talking to another
I’m always surprised by the depths that people will go to fool themselves. People hate to hear the truth. They want to hear the pleasant dripping of the rain on their tin roof but they never want to step out
I’ve briefly told this story a number of different times but based on a question from a reader, I thought I’d dig into it to make sure it’s all clear. I suspect every school has a student like Schmitty.
My heart was racing like I’d never felt before. But all I was doing was sitting in a classroom. Just like I did everyday before. But it was different. It was very different. And I felt my stomach turning and
This needs a little bit of an introduction but once you get it – I believe – this can make school significantly more enjoyable. Whenever you’re having trouble deciding what you want to do in life, use this strategy. Can’t
Hi! It’s Kay again! It’s been a few months since I’ve written to you guys for Smart Student Secrets but I’ve been involved in the background. I’ve been finishing up some stuff for my classes (and rereading KAIC to make
Are you an introvert or an extrovert? We want to know. (Reply to this email because we’re going to be giving a one-time 50% coupon for KAIC to everyone that replies.) Take note: this matters in everything you do. Do
I knew a kid that could regularly “get away” with being rude to his teachers. (Keep in mind. From what I’ve learned from you guys, this isn’t always useful in all cultures.) Every single time one of his friends walked