In honor of Asian Heritage Month and as a Vietnamese person, I am introducing you to my all-time favorite Vietnamese foods that you need to try at least once in your life. When it comes to Vietnamese foods, “phở”, “bánh mì”, and “nem rán (northern name)/ chả giò (southern name)” mostly pop up in foreigners’ … More A Fresh Look at Traditional Vietnamese Dishes
Final exams of the first semester are coming up very soon, so let me give you this piece of crucial advice not emphasized enough: DON’T JUST WAIT UNTIL THE LAST MINUTE TO STUDY!! I am certain that all your teachers will have reminded you several times to start reviewing the materials, talked about different ways … More Exam Season Management 101
Tests, exams, and quizzes are intrinsic parts of the education system. However, they are not always the best tools to assess students because some of them suffer from stress associated with test-taking, which can lead to a poor performance that does not reflect their true learning abilities. If you are one of them and you … More Test Anxiety Strategies
Hadley TranJanuary 10, 2020 After enjoying the glorious two week winter break, it is time for you to go back to school. Some of you will find it demanding and brutal to kick-start a return to study mode after spending an extended period of time watching movies all night and sleeping in. Try these tips … More How to Return to Studying After a Long Holiday
Hadley TranOctober 24, 2020 Self-studying, either reviewing materials you learned in class or studying new things, is not so enticing after a long day at school when your brain cells are extremely exhausted, and of course, it is not a delightful way to spend an evening. These little tips may come in handy when you … More Easy Ways to Feel Energized While Studying For Hours
Hadley TranOctober 2, 2020 Student life has always posed high demands on the bodies and minds of students. Challenging academic obstacles and the pressure of being on top of everything can cause stress, accounting for constant tiredness during the school day. Let’s take a look at the key reasons that this happens. Adolescence As students … More Why Are Students Always So Tired?