Don’t be Scared of Oral Examinations

For many students, oral examinations are simply hell: The cause of sleepless nights, sweaty palms and temporary blackouts. They evoke associations with words like, blackout, embarrassment, arbitrary questions and/or losing your voice. Adrenalin is pumping through your body, your mind has gone foggy, and your thoughts are either racing or frozen.  You want to escape as soon as possible; and if possible never come back. Yup, we are talking about oral examinations. As always, there are many ...
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Exam Prep

Studying. Stu-DYING. The word "dying" is part of the word and yet most of your time at Uni will (should!) be spent on this, so having a good study plan is essential. The workload at Uni is miles beyond high school, be it depth or breadthwise and yet freshmen underestimate it despite repeated warnings of the fact. Romy’s post has some excellent strategies on how to get better grades and I decided to chime in with other ideas that may prove to be of some use. If you are a Civil Engineering stu...
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