School Advice

Transitioning to Self-Studying from a School Environment

Some people thrive in a structured learning environment, yet run into obstacles when trying to learn on their own time. The straightforwardness, and the ability of academics to push you to succeed near your peak, causes the transition to a solo-learning environment to be a bit daunting for the first timer. Let’s focus in on… Continue reading Transitioning to Self-Studying from a School Environment

Being Conscious · School Advice

Don’t Squash Your Interests–Prioritize Them

For some of us, our interests in the world are innumerable. After all, with the scores of knowledge now freely available on the internet, there is so much quality material (especially in books) for us to gobble up. Music, philosophy, science, history–what makes any one of these things better than any other? With all of… Continue reading Don’t Squash Your Interests–Prioritize Them

School Advice · Success

A Repeatable Process for Improving Concentration

With the endless distractions of the internet, smart phones, and something kids are now playing called “Pokemon Go,” people today have their work cut out for them in the concentration and focus category. To make matters worse, our brains are naturally wired to keep our surroundings in mind. Back in the day, you might have been… Continue reading A Repeatable Process for Improving Concentration

Motivation · School Advice · Success

Procrastination: A Basic, 3-Step Plan to Stop Doing it

Ah. Procrastination. Bane to my Batman, Kryptonite to my Superman, and Brexit to my billion dollar portfolio (well, these guys, anyway). Procrastination comes about because you loathe a task you’re required to do, yet you know that doing it will be good for you in some way. Kind of like eating vegetables. Watching too much… Continue reading Procrastination: A Basic, 3-Step Plan to Stop Doing it