STUDYING HOW TO STUDY part 2

BAKP is back, so let’s continue the 1st part of studying how to study. NO! Falling asleep while studying is ineffective, not to say it is useless also. Instead of drooling on your materials, getting the right amount of sleep does allow the information to sink in afterwards. Believe it or not, sleep is actually an effective… 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 →

The STUDENTS YOU MEET in COLLEGE part 1

College is the time when you will meet people of various characteristics. Your class might be the easiest place to spot unique people with their trademark quirks.   Tag your friend who is “THE RESURRECTED”! He/she mostly absent throughout the semester and shows up for midterms or finals only. Yet, still able to manage his/her… continue reading →

STUDYING HOW TO STUDY part 1

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 made note-taking easier for… 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 →

STUDYING THE SPECIFIC – part 17

How important is transportation for you, Petra People? For BAKP Petra, transportation is crucial. Without transportation, BAKP Petra can’t pick up the guests at the airport, can’t take the guests for a sight-seeing around Surabaya, and can’t go to another city or country for cooperation agreement. A proof that transportation is important is clear: we… continue reading →

SCHOLAR’S SHIP TO UNITED KINGDOM

United Kingdom (UK) should be very familiar for all people, the soccer game, the soap opera, and also the very high value of currency. Even though UK is a country with high value of currency, it is still the right choice for continuing your study especially if Petra People are interested in Finance, Art, and… continue reading →