STUDYING HOW TO STUDY part 1

Bury your Gadget!   Laptop and tablet are no strangers in 21st Century classroom, Petra’s classroom included. Research says 64,5% of students use laptops in at least 1 class. The reason varies, from taking notes to seeking references. For the former reason, yes it is important to properly taking notes in class and technology has… continue reading →

SHY AWAY from SHYNESS part 3

Hello, shy Petra People! Still in for the ice-breaker pointer here, right? Yes, today’s pointer is closely related to the 2nd one which is noticing things about your classmates. In addition to having a closer look, follow up your move with compliments!   Compliment someone Flattery might get you nowhere, but compliments never get old!… continue reading →

PROCRASTINATING PROCRASTINATION – part 3

BAKP Petra has shared 2 scientifically-backed techniques to beat procrastination, which are: work in productive environments and Swiss cheese tasks. While the 2 techniques are great, technique number 3 that we share today is the greatest one!   Technique number 3: Don’t indulge in fantasies. This technique is the MOST important one. To stop procrastinating,… continue reading →

PROCRASTINATING PROCRASTINATION – part 2

Be surprised that your grade is not your biggest hindrance of success, PROCRASTINATION is! According to Merriam-Webster dictionary, “procrastinate” means: to be slow or late about doing something that should be done: to delay doing something until a later time because you do not want to do it, because you are lazy, etc. Hence, starts… continue reading →

PROCRASTINATING PROCRASTINATION – part 1

Petra People, it’s time for you to stop the stress caused by not getting things done aka procrastinating. Here is the 1st simple, scientifically-backed procrastination-beating technique!   Technique number 1: Work in productive environments. Choose where and with whom you work wisely. Don’t study in places filled with external distractions such as in the middle… continue reading →

PROCRASTINATING PROCRASTINATION

“Why do today what you can put off until tomorrow?” Sounds classic, right? Did you know that 1 in 5 adults (including college students, like YOU!) may be chronic procrastinators. However, good thing that procrastination, factually speaking, doesn’t necessarily equal to laziness. Procrastination is simply an inaction often caused by anxiety, fear of failure, or… continue reading →

COPING with COLLEGE STRESS

BAKP Petra will repeat it again: “College life is STRESSFUL”. However, we CAN make college life simpler and less stressful by following these advices below.   First thing to do is: exercise. This is one of the best ways to get rid of unwanted stress, not to mention it has countless other health benefits. A quick… continue reading →

COPING with COLLEGE STRESS?

YES! College life is STRESSFUL. BAKP Petra won’t sugarcoat it by saying that college is all about rainbow and sunshine. NOPE! College can be an incredibly stressful environment. Classes and homework, part-time jobs and budgeting, living on your own for the first time and planning for the future can be a lot to deal with… continue reading →

STUDYING THE SPECIFIC – part 19

Have you ever heard the idea of blending architecture and management? All this time, we always have one person building and the other one managing. They seem to run separately because we all know that management will take process after the building is built. Well, it was back then because now we have a study… continue reading →

SCHOLAR’S SHIP TO UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

The many number of world-class universities in America has made this superpower country becomes one of the dream study destinations for international students from around the world. The education quality and comprehensive curriculum in America is highly appreciated by students and international companies. The education system in America is a little bit different compare to… continue reading →