Ever glance over your teenagers shoulder and see them studying with their Facebook page open? Or texting on their phone while writing their homework essay? As a parent did you ever experience the sinking feeling that this was not right? That your teenager cannot study effectively while texting or engaging with friends on Facebook? Well … More How just ONE glance at Facebook can ruin a study session
For many young people, the goal of exams is to achieve the necessary requirements to gain access to your desired course. And for many of you, repeating is definitely an option you are hoping doesn’t get in your way of your goals. Maybe you already are a repeat student, and if so then now is … More Some methods to avoid repeat exams!
Holidays are always an exciting time of the year and getting a much-needed break from school or college is a bonus…. Until you have to start thinking about the exams you have coming up soon after, that is. Holidays can be quite a distracting time with plenty of party invites to RSVP to. While a break … More Taking time out – The new way to do well in exams!
Imagine the situation. You’re about to receive the results of one of the most important exams. But throughout the year you’ve only managed to open your books four, maybe five times, in total outside of school hours. Your parents and teachers had both been pushing at you to study more and every day you would … More You CAN do it! Proving the doubters wrong on results day
We know that the closer the Leaving Certificate gets, the greater the stress you place on yourself to study. However, a clear mind going into exam time is crucial to reaching your points potential. Here, we go through the most effective ways to keep your stress levels at a manageable level in your quest to … More The best ways to avoid study stress
You know you love your child – here is new research that will guarantee your teenager will improve their exam results while enhancing their relationship with you. We all have a deep intuition when it comes to our own children. It is an unspoken bond born in the womb, in the heady days of our … More Parents, Give Your Child the Gift of Depth
Research by the University of California has found that short-term stress lasting as little as a few hours can impair brain-cell communication in areas associated with learning and memory. But did you know that stress doesn’t just take a toll on your concentration levels, it can also ruin your health and love life. Here are … More 8 ways stress can impact your life
We all love our children. But is their smart phone distracting them from exam success? Science has made new discoveries and the answers could free them from Digital Addiction! As a parent you know your teenagers preoccupation with their smart phone is spelling trouble when it comes to studying for exams. It’s a no brainer … More Parents, are smart phones distracting students from exam success?
More than one in three students are studying for more than four hours a day during the exam year because of increased pressure to get enough points for college courses, it has been reported. The final exam year can be extremely overwhelming. As the workload grows, it might seem like all you can, and should … More You can study AND have a happy social life!
Female students are more likely to report losing confidence in themselves and have problems concentrating, according to a new study by the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI). The study found that girls experience much higher stress levels than boys with 40% reporting “losing sleep with worry”, while over 50 per cent felt “constantly under … More Girls feel MORE stressed during exams than boys
Kevin Flanagan and the Exam Study Plus team will be hosting a free “How to improve your school notes so you gain 32% in grades” webinar on 03-10-2016 @ 8:00 PM. This webinar will focus on key Note-taking skills and is the first step on your road to exam success. The webinar will take about 60 … More NEW Webinar Monday 3rd Oct 8pm (FREE)