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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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How to Get Your WASSCE Certificate Without Attending Senior High School

Reading Time: 7 minutes So you want to get your own WASSCE certificate to enable you to move forward in life, right? But there is something holding you back. Your never went to or completed senior high school. Now the problem is you don’t actually know what to do to go round this obstacle and get your WASSCE certificate. …

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How to Overcome a Difficult Study Subject

Reading Time: 4 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 …

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How to Derive Blockbuster Points from an Incident in a Novel or Play 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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How to Study A Subject All by Yourself and Go on to Obtain the Grade of Your Dreams

Reading Time: 6 minutes   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 personally to successfully self-study a number of high school level subjects. I will also …

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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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Vital Aspects of the WASSCE Literature-in-English Syllabus

Reading Time: 1 minute Let’s take a look at the key aspects of the WASSCE Literature-in-English syllabus. The following are the major elements of the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) Literature-in-English (Elective) Syllabus/Paper Papers 3 and 1 (combined) You shall take these two papers together at the first sitting. Paper 3 (African and No-African Prose) You shall …

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How to Identify the Theme in a Novel

Reading Time: 3 minutes   I’m about to show you how to identify the theme or themes in a literary work. Do you find it a major challenge finding the theme in a novel and/or discussing it in the desired detail in a literature essay? You need not to worry anymore. In a straightforward manner, I will now show …

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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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Top 5 Insider Secrets You Should Know About WASSCE for Private Candidates

Reading Time: 2 minutes   If you’re planning to register for the next West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) in The Gambia, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria or Sierra Leone then be prepared to read carefully what I’m about to tell you. Your level of success (let’s rule out failure) will depend largely on your knowledge of these industry secrets …

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The Easiest Way to Find the Advantages of a Concept in any Study Subject

Reading Time: 3 minutes There is a simple way to discover the advantages of most concepts in any test paper. Actually, you hardly need to memorize every point from that voluminous textbook of yours. We are often forced to commit to memory those advantages and disadvantages because we are unaware of this simple secret to finding the advantages and …

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6 Reasons Why Too Many Students Perform Poorly in External Examinations

Reading Time: 4 minutes   I can tell you on authority that the achievement of academic excellence is not the preserve of only naturally talented students. The case of the so-called academic prodigy who scores a string of A’s with cheeky ease in any test on any day is always a rare phenomenon that holds all of us spellbound. …

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How WAEC Set Their WASSCE Questions – 6 Secrets You Must Know

Reading Time: 6 minutes This is what you need to know about how the folks at WAEC set their WASSCE questions every year. I’m about to reveal to you some WASSCE industry secrets that you may never have heard before. And they will shock you! Especially if you’re one of those Senior High School students or WASSCE candidates who …

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