The biggest academic curveball for new university students is often learning to buckle down and study hard. Thankfully, the educational experts from the cast of CBC’s Mr. D have got you covered. The comedy program just finished filming its fifth season at Citadel High, and with recent changes to the province’s film tax credit it might be the last time they shoot here in Halifax. Take advantage of this sage wisdom while you can.
Be kind to your school secretary—she or he has access to all final marks and can change them at will.
If you study hard and do great, don’t worry—your parents will find disappointment in something else you did.
Don't study, just choose "C."
Don’t study on an empty stomach or a full libido. Satisfy the beast then hit the books.
Cram and multitask.
Instead of isolating yourself with your inanimate books, spend the term making friends with the smart kids in class and then sit close to them during exams. Choose these friends carefully.
Omitting vowels can speed up the process. (Can be applied to either reading or writing.)
Try to get last year’s test from a former student.