Exam Fever???

Examination anxiety disorder popular known as ‘Exam fever’ is the emotional, psychological, mental and sometimes physical ill health that students face as they approach tests and examinations. It is often characterized by a feeling of extra tension, worry, fear of failure, withdrawal or depression, crankiness, lack of concentration, inability to be organized and in extremeContinue reading “Exam Fever???”

Tips For Preparing A Study Timetable

“Study to show yourself approved to God…” II Tim. 2:15 A few of my friends have bitterly asked. Why do they spend time studying and end up forgetting during the examinations? How do they deal with the pressing needs of assignments, practical reports, long course outlines and approaching examinations without crashing? I wish to ask,Continue reading “Tips For Preparing A Study Timetable”

Smell Distinction? 

Distinction rarely ever comes by chance. You can smell it from afar. Yesterday, I went through a stack of assignment scripts from a topic earlier taught in Chemical Thermodynamics. It was a single question, although it had sub questions. As I went through, I noticed the usual; almost every student had copied the same answerContinue reading “Smell Distinction? “

The Experience 7: Applying The Lessons Learnt

After the test, I walked out of the hall, worried and lost. I was disappointed at my performance and couldn’t believe I was only able to attempt just one out of four questions. It was a disaster and below my expectation. I was devastated. As I took calculated steps towards my hostel, I knew IContinue reading “The Experience 7: Applying The Lessons Learnt”

The Experience 6: Time to Take Stock

Growing up in the suburbs of Lagos, my mum had a shop – not as big as a supermarket but big enough to cater for the house and provide for normal expenses associated with kids. There was a culture I grew up to learn from my mum and that culture is STOCK TAKING. After theContinue reading “The Experience 6: Time to Take Stock”