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Does Your Choice of NOV/DEC WASSCE Exam Centre Matter?

Reading Time: 4 minutes What factors should determine a prospective candidate’s  choice of their NOV/DEC WASSCE exam centre? Are you still undecided as to which WAEC centre to select as the venue for your upcoming NOV/DEC? The above questions bring forward a much bigger and fundamental question. So let’s face this question. Does your choice of centre for the …

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How to Register for Nov/Dec WASSCE in 2020

Reading Time: 6 minutes There are just a few simple steps to take to register for Nov/Dec WASSCE in 2020 as a private candidate. But before I take you through the steps you need to take to complete your Nov/Dec WASSCE registration as a private candidate, let’s find out what this WASSCE is all about. What is WASSCE? WASSCE …

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5 Strategies to Motivate Yourself to Keep Learning

Reading Time: 3 minutes It is possible to motivate yourself to learn more in spite the common difficulties that confront the average student. Never assume for a second that you are the only person who occasionally runs low on gas when it comes to studying an academic subject. There are many out there who struggle to cope with their …

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5 Private Study Tricks That Actually Work

Reading Time: 3 minutes If you are an adult student or a student who likes to do more work on your own, then I encourage you to try these 5 private study tricks that actually work. I’ve tried these private study tricks personally several times: first as a student and later as a teacher. On each occasion, the result …

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Quickly Finish Answering Examination Questions

Reading Time: 7 minutes It is always possible for a candidate to finish answering examination questions on time. Today I’m going to show you how you can finish all you have to do in a test within the stipulated time. Does the below scenario sound familiar? A student who is writing a test is busy trying to add some …

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15 Ultimate Self-Discipline Quotes

Reading Time: 3 minutes These self-discipline quotes have the power to put you back on track if you’ve been veering off course in your blogging career of late. Learn and apply the wisdom in the self-discipline quotes below. Begin, from today, to cultivate the art of self-mastery. What will follow when you are now in control of your emotions, …

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How to Overcome a Difficult Study Subject

Reading Time: 3 minutes The majority of students are likely to have to deal with a difficult subject at least once in the course of  their studies. Almost every learner has their own boogieman-subject during their study period. I once had it. It was Mathematics. Mathematics gave me sleepless nights. You know why? As it is the case in …

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Top 5 Reasons You Can Obtain WASSCE Qualification Without Attending Senior High School

Reading Time: 3 minutes So why is it possible for someone to obtain a WASSCE certificate when they’ve never been to Senior High School? Here are the reasons. 1.     The West African Examinations Council has a special WASSCE for private candidates. Private means private, right? What it means is that you can be in your home, in employment, in …

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2019 Nov/Dec WASSCE: Extra Late Registration Likely in July/August

Reading Time: < 1 minute   Note the following if you have plans to sit for WASSCE for private candidates in 2019. For the second time in a row, the West African Examinations Council has extended its late registration of private WASSCE candidates well beyond the original late registration period. Related: How to choose a good WASSCE remedial school For …

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How to Get Relevant Points for Your Literature Essay

Reading Time: 6 minutes For every learner or teacher of Literature, there is an important aspect of the play or novel, or even long narrative poetry, which must never be taken lightly. I am referring to the incidents or episodes which constitute the action of the play, for example. Incidents are so important in any serious study of a …

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WAEC Extends Deadline for the 2019 Nov/Dec WASSCE Biometric Registration to August 12; Fees and Facts

Reading Time: 3 minutes   Hello, This post is being updated in real time. I intend giving you all the latest info right from WAEC as it happens. My prediction has come to pass. This is the latest update of this post. It has become necessary following the usual happenings at WAEC. Click on the link below to read …

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How to Successfully Self-Teach Yourself a Subject

Reading Time: 6 minutes Today you are going to learn how you can successfully self-teach yourself a school subject. Have you ever wondered how you or someone you care about can independently study a subject and go on to score a good grade in an external examination? In this post, I intend to share with you what I did …

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8 Smart Steps to Help You Study Effectively

Reading Time: 4 minutes Here, I present to you 8 smart steps you must take to effectively study any subject of your choice. Every ambitious individual with big dreams is always aware of the need to keep adding to their stock of knowledge. Getting serious about improving our personal circumstances ultimately means undertaking to study to acquire new, relevant …

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How to Select a Good Remedial Learning Centre

Reading Time: 5 minutes Are you planning to sit for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination organized by the West African Examinations Council? You could be a school candidate sitting for the WASSCE for the very first time or a Senior High School graduate intending to re-sit and better your grades. Maybe you’re an adult learner going to …

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4 Ordinary Things You Must Do Every Day To Boost Your Chances of Success in an Examination

Reading Time: 2 minutes   The months, weeks and days in the lead-up to any examination can be a terrifying period for many candidates. This need not be the case if only the candidate knows and practices what needs to be done prior to the test. Are you a candidate about to take part in an examination? Here are …

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