What hit me was how unproductive I actually was: out of the 4 hours I had been sitting at my desk only 1 hour and 45 minutes were actually spent doing what I was meant to. The worst part was that it honestly felt as though I had worked 4 hours!Read More
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Just wanted to offer my opinion on how I think the IB has helped me so far in my academic pursuits at the University of California, Berkeley. My experience may differ from other fellow graduates, but I think that a lot of people would agree with what I have to say. Take everything you read with a grain of salt, though.
Motivation doesn’t last, it doesn’t persist when things get difficult. Granted, it may give you the momentum to start working, but what truly keeps the hard work engines fueled is discipline.Read More
No matter what the implications, the context, or the reasons of your situation, always try your best. Study as hard as you can even if your exams don’t affect you in the long-term. The feeling of regret simply isn’t worth it afterwards.Read More
54%. When your teachers say you are capable of taking Higher Level Mathematics, they never explained that it meant dropping from a “straight 7s” student to barely getting half the marks on a test.Read More