The STUDENTS YOU MEET in COLLEGE part 2

Do Petra People have friend in class whose quirk as a student is so spot on?  You might have those deemed as “THE EMO”! He/she thinks Twilight is stupid, but dresses like Edward Cullen XD Tag your EMO friend!!  

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 grade… continue reading →

THE 2-MINUTE RULE part 2

As Sir Isaac Newton taught us a long time ago, objects at rest tend to stay at rest and objects in motion tend to stay in motion. This is just as true for humans as it is for falling apples. The 2–Minute Rule works for big goals as well as small goals because of the… continue reading →

THE 2-MINUTE RULE part 1

BAKP Petra has shared the tips to beat procrastination before. However, some of you might still wondering whether the ideas seem too grand to be achievable. Hence, here’s the deal!   Most of the tasks that you procrastinate on aren’t actually difficult to do, BAKP Petra believes that Petra People have the skills, time, and… continue reading →

STUDYING HOW TO STUDY part 3

Sleep for GPA   A Hendrix College study observed the relation between students with different sleep schedules and the resulting average GPA achievement. The result groups students into 3 categories which are: Morning Larks The study dubs people who do their best in the morning as the Morning Larks, the small songbirds. The Morning Larks’… continue reading →

STUDYING HOW TO STUDY part 2

Sleep-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 form of studying. To avoid school fatigue, know that: You… continue reading →

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 →