Academic Tips: How to Learn Online like a Pro

As learners (or students), how do we navigate this new world of online learning?

Some of us are not new to this. We have been taking courses online and but this is on a larger scale. And so we need help. Also, some are new to this form of learning.

First, you need to know that online learning requires more dedication and intentionality than required for the traditional schooling approach. You are basically in control of how you’re learning. There is no pressure to attend classes. While this can be fun, it can also be super frustrating. It becomes overwhelming at some point. You will feel the world is staring right at you and you can’t handle it. Your self-resolve and dedication to make it work is what will keep you going. … More Academic Tips: How to Learn Online like a Pro

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Notes On Failure- 1

I had an admission offer from a school in the US just as planned the year I rounded off my NYSC. I even got a 50% tuition scholarship. But how do I even raise the remaining 50%? Months after, I got into another school (top 100 worldwide) and it still did not work out. The scholarship body pulled out just after I got the admission (this is asides three other applications that didn’t work out). I decided to take a break for a year before trying again, yet!!! (sigh) … More Notes On Failure- 1

Making the Best of Your College Years

Engage your mental faculty. Think. Brainstorm about ideas. Don’t limit your reading to academic books alone. Read self-development books. Read leadership books. Study and research the people you want to be like. Find out what makes them successful. Develop your own life philosophies.

Spiritual and Mental Development are keys to a successful life in the real world but you have to take the time to develop in these areas … More Making the Best of Your College Years