STUDYING ABROAD MISTAKES LIST – part 2

Following last week’s post on common mistakes student usually do when studying abroad, here are the other 3 things you need to avoid for better journey.   3.    Hangs in Your Comfort Zone “When you travel, remember that a foreign country is not designed to make you comfortable…but to make its own people comfortable.” –… continue reading →

STUDYING ABROAD MISTAKES LIST – part 1

Your semester studying abroad is bound to be one of the best time in your life, so DON’T mess it up! It’s an unfortunate reality that you might do the occasional dopey thing while studying abroad, like attempting to travel overland without your passport or packing sweaters for July in Japan without realizing its going to be… continue reading →

THE ART OF NAPPING – part 2

Following the Art of Napping part 1, here is the part 2 for you to be the Nap Master! XD   As Petra People already know that there are 5 kinds of nap. The Power Nap (10-20 mins), The NASA Nap (26 mins), The Slow-wave Sleep Nap (60 mins), and The Full Sleep Cycle Nap… continue reading →

THE ART OF NAPPING – part 1

Maybe many Petra People know already that our 7th President, Mr Joko Widodo, likes to spend 5 to 10 minutes to sleep in between works to rest his headache and regain his concentration. Some of you might wonder, how such a few minutes of sleep could do so much to a person. Well, it could!… continue reading →

FUN COLLEGE STRATEGIES part 2

Being a college student is challenging enough with all the demanding papers and exams, no need to make your college life any harder by tripping over fiasco after fiasco from dawn to dusk. BAKP Petra has shared some tips on the previous article and today we will share 5 simple yet unexpected hacks to simplify… continue reading →

The STUDENTS YOU MEET in COLLEGE part 6

Do you have friends who spend class time doodling pictures of their classmates? They are “The Picasso” friends! Tag you Picasso classmates (and ask them to doodle you)!

FUN COLLEGE STRATEGIES part 1

Welcome to college where the next four to five years can be the best years of your life! Like everyone who has been through higher education has found, there are ways to make college life easier. If you take advantage some of these college life hacks, you will find yourself being happier in your college… continue reading →

The STUDENTS YOU MEET in COLLEGE part 5

What kind of classmates do you have in class? Look around and see if you have one dubbed as “The Bumble Bee”.   “The Bumble Bee” type of student owns a gadget, be it phone or tablet, that buzzes more than a honeycomb. He/she is so social his/her phone is constantly buzzing with notifications. Facebook,… continue reading →

The STUDENTS YOU MEET in COLLEGE part 4

Nowadays, gadget is like the other half of our everyday life. Almost every people today are seen with their phone, tablet, or laptop nearby. Including in class!!   There is “THE TRENDSETTER” type of student. All his/her textbooks have a combined weight of 1 kilo because he/she keeps the books in digital form.   Tag… continue reading →

The STUDENTS YOU MEET in COLLEGE part 3

Students with various personalities in your class make your study so much fun. Yet, there might be those classmates who are so forgetful they put their aging grandpa to shame.   They forget to bring their pens to class. They forget their book and homework. They even forget what class they are in.   Tag… continue reading →