Student Life

Mental health is Health

Mental health refers to cognitive, behavioral, and emotional well-being. It is all about how people think, feel, and behave. Mental health can affect daily life, relationships, and your ability to perform basic tasks. It’s always “Mind over Body”- if one day you wake up depressed and sad in the morning then you choose to stay …

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How to overcome your study slump

Do you feel unmotivated lately? Too tired? Not feeling like studying today? Well, in some cases it might not be common laziness and procrastination. You might be deep in a study slump! Don’t beat yourself unnecessary, it’s completely normal and happens even to the nerdiest of nerds. Still, you need some way out of it. …

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Resetting your mindset towards happiness and success

Make yourself happy. Don’t expect others to make you happy. Be the one to think of yourself and keep yourself in a healthier mental space. Don’t forget to take care of yourself. Practice positive affirmations: Normally we end up focusing more on the things we don’t have or not good at rather than being happy …

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Make your gap year count

Gap year—that magical year-long break when you finish your secondary school or college but you don’t feel like committing right away. There’re many ways how to spend it—travelling, attending language courses, acquiring new skills, volunteering or all these things at once. You don’t have to be afraid to take a gap year but you shouldn’t …

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How to read more

Reading comes easily to some people while others struggle finishing even one book a year. Regardless of whether you’re a natural bookworm or not, anyone can benefit from reading. How to read more even if you don’t identify as an avid reader? 1) Reading is a habit you have to develop That’s right. Just like …

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How to stay motivated during distance learning

We get it, distance learning sucks. While it can be an appealing idea at first because you don’t have to commute and wake up early, it inevitably gets boring and tedious. And a huge let-down especially for freshmen who can’t experience real university life. How to stay motivated and not go crazy? 1. Follow a …

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Beware of predatory journals

Are you a PhD student or a junior scientist? And have you ever heard of predatory journals? If not, read on so that you know how to avoid dangers waiting for young inexperienced authors. Simply said, the term ‘predatory journals’ refers to fraudulent publications and it’s a growing issue recently. These deceitful publishers want to …

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Upcoming conferences in 2021

Even though normal student life is pretty much brought to a halt due to the coronavirus pandemic, various university conferences are still up and running. Of course, they mainly switched to the virtual environment. If you’re interested in attending but you’re not sure how it all works, consider reading our previous article while bearing in …

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How to write good essays as a freshman

Writing good essays can be difficult and even scary especially in your freshmen year when you don’t know what your professors expect of you. Essays at university are very different from the papers you were producing at secondary school so some preparation is necessary. However, when you get the hang of it, writing essays will …

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Attending university conferences

If you’re considering applying for PhD study programmes, for instance at Faculty of Science at Charles University in Prague, you should know that PhD students are expected to attend conferences from time to time. There might be some differences based on your specific study programme but generally you have to attend a conference at least …

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