The school semester is almost over, and finals are only one month away! Below are some tips and strategies to help you ace those exams.
1) Create your own study guide. While getting a study guide from your teacher is amazing, creating your own can help you understand the material better.
2) Attend the review session. Review sessions can offer vital information and a great time to ask questions and clarify what will be on the exam.
3) Start early. Starting early to review, study, and organizing a group study session can always help versus harm you. That way you won't be cramming the night before an exam.
4) Create a study schedule - and follow it. Splitting the material into chunks you can actually achieve can be very beneficial. That way, you stay on track without causing your brain to get overwhelmed.
5) Quiz yourself. Have a friend or classmate make a fake quiz, that way you will likely become more familiar with what you need to study. And in the meantime, familiarize yourself with the type of language that will be on the exam.
6) Make it fun. When studying by yourself, create rewarding techniques for when you understand a concept or got a certain grade on a practice quiz. That way you understand the concepts while having the feeling of accomplishment.
Whether you are studying for an engineering exam or a science exam, the above tips and strategies can make your exam preparation easy and fun. Who knows, you might get an A on your exam with just a little bit of hard work in the beginning
With Spring fast approaching, it is time to celebrate St. Patrick's Day!! Below are some fun activities and trivia to share with your friends.
Go to Chicago, IL on Saturday March 16, 2019 to enjoy the dyeing of the Chicago River. The river will turn from blue to a bright green in honor of St. Patrick's Day. There will also be a parade in downtown Chicago to celebrate the holiday.
Three-leaved shamrocks and the color green are synonymous with St. Patrick's Day. If a person is not wearing green, you are allowed to pinch them but not too hard.
Corned beef and cabbage is the meal of the day during St. Patrick's Day. While this meal is more American than Irish, the reason being was during the early 19th century this was the most inexpensive meal.
While this holiday is known for being a holiday of drinking, it is meant to be a day of celebrating the Irish culture with new and old friends. So no matter how you celebrate St. Patrick's Day, Latitude wishes you good fortune and a great day!
Now that January is over, it is time to celebrate the Chinese New Year which is the Year of the Pig!! Below are some facts and traditions about the Chinese New Year!
Food is very important during the week-long celebration. Each dish is created to give blessings for the next year. Both the names and looks are symbols of wishes for prosperity, happiness, and auspiciousness.
The most important meal of the year is the New Year’s Eve reunion dinner. No matter where they live, all family members must return to their hometown. If they truly can’t, the rest of the family will leave their spot empty and place a spare set of utensils for them.
During the Spring Festival there are several taboos you do not perform during the week-long celebration. You do not say negative words, doing so may jinx yourself or bring those misfortunes onto you and your loved ones. You avoid fighting and crying, this is to ensure a smooth path in the new year.
Wardrobe for the New Year should be brand new clothing. This is a sign of a fresh start, and the clothes could be given as gifts. The best color to wear is always red, stay away from black and white as they are unlucky and negative.
No matter how you celebrate, Latitude wishes everybody a great New Year and a great Year of the Pig!