9 reasons you have bad grades

By Katie Azevedo, M.Ed. Bad grades don’t just come out of nowhere for no good reason. Sure, you might fail a test once in a while because of extenuating circumstances,… Read more

Student tips: 2 tools and 2 skills every student needs

By Katie Azevedo, M.Ed. The internet is full of student tips that claim you can cut your study time in half, get an A on your essay without trying, and… Read more

8 goal-setting tips for students

By Katie Azevedo, M.Ed. This tutorial offers 8 goal-setting tips for students, although many of the tips are solid strategies for goal-setting in general – for anyone. Goal-setting is all… Read more

Student Notion Setup For 2022 (NEW Template)

Welcome to another Notion post! After the three-part introductory series to Notion– linked below– I think it’s time to share my 2022 Notion setup. Easy Guide To Using Notion As… Read more

10 Life-Saving Resources For High School AP Students

If you’re reading this post, you’re either preparing for AP classes to begin, or have realized that you’re going to need a little extra help in them. Both are completely… Read more

8 Things To Do Before Your First Day Of High School

Congratulations! You’ve made it through middle school and are now about to enter high school. High school is a new experience, and an understandably scary one for some. But it… Read more

How To Succeed In High School AP Classes

AP classes are not easy. They are college-level courses that move at a quicker pace than other high school-level courses, and you are expected to keep up with them without… Read more

Back to school tips for college students

By Katie Azevedo, M.Ed. Back-to-school tips for college students go beyond the back-to-school tips for high school students that I write about in this post here. While those high school… Read more

8 Important Things To Do In Your First Week Of High School

Congratulations! You’ve graduated middle school, and are now about to enter high school! Isn’t that exciting? Entering high school can be a little nerve wracking, though. You’re about to be… Read more

UCSB Student Life: A Sincere Review

Wondering what UCSB student life is like? Want to learn about the clubs, campus traditions, and more? Experience the university from the perspective of a current 3rd-year student. To understand… Read more