Author: bee kerns

how to cram for exams

before i start, i just want to say that i am not promoting cramming! it’s an exhausting habbit to get into. it does happen to the best of us, though, so i personally think it’s important to be prepared when it does happen, so there’s not extra stress added to the situation. here’s a step-by-step guide of how i cram […]

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moving ib schools

the international baccalauriate is a two year program, and preferrably it’s completed at one school, but sometimes that’s not an option. halfway through my junior year, i had to move from the international school of the hague to the cjd international school in braunschweig. i was told it would be extremely difficult and heard stories about kids who’s grades dropped […]

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October Favorites

scarves – Autumn is here! It’s by far my favorite season- I love the changing colors, the cozy blankets, the decorations. And scarves. One of my favorite things about leaving the house is bundling up with a super soft scarf! instagram stories – I really love looking at instagram stories, especially StudyGrams- they always have such beautiful notes and their […]

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why i chose to take a gap year

I’m starting a new series: my gap year! Before I started mine, I looked into as many sources as I could get my hands on, but they didn’t really have any ideas of what you could do in your gap year besides working or traveling. These things are both really fun and interesting, but they’re not for everyone. I’m doing […]

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studying with anxiety

anx·i·ety \aŋ-ˈzī-ə-tē\ noun an abnormal and overwhelming sense of apprehension and fear often marked by physical signs, by doubt concerning the reality and nature of the threat, and by self doubt about one’s capacity to cope with it.   anxiety is really hard to study with because small tasks seem big and big tasks seem impossible. we end up catastrophizing, […]

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making goals and sticking to them

everyone has goals. but actually following through on them? that’s the hard part. whether it be exercising regularly, starting a new hobby, or traveling to a new place, we fall back into what is comfortable. when i create goals, i follow three steps. when i do all three steps properly, i find that i achieve my goal faster, or more […]

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September favorites

i’ve been thinking about doing a monthly favorites series for a while, and i finally got on it! i really love watching other bloggers’ and youtubers’ favorites, so i thought i would jump on the bandwagon. plus, it’s just an excuse for me to doodle some of my favorite things. so without further adieu, here are my september favorites! my backpack – i have […]

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