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December 18, 2016
Receiving results after a hard and stressful exam period may validate the work you’ve done throughout semester. For others, it may be a mixture...
October 26, 2015
‘It’s too difficult’. ‘I’m not smart enough’. ‘Everybody hates me’. Do any of these thoughts sound familiar? Psychologists call these types of thoughts...
July 1, 2015
The one thing we law students don't seem to talk about is failing. Let's face it, sometimes clever, educated, hard working students will fail a subject. It happens.
December 1, 2014
There is nothing worse than walking out of an exam and having the feeling that you have just failed. Here are some handy tips for loosening that knot...
August 18, 2014
Failing is hard. Failure does not mean you cannot be a lawyer though, and here are some reasons why...
June 30, 2014
You emerge from the exam with a bad feeling in the pit of your stomach. The possibility of failure suddenly feels very real and imminent. But within the...
February 26, 2013
I had to repeat a first year subject in my second year. On the first day of uni I arrived at my seminar just in time, with most of the 40 students already...
December 12, 2012
Over the years I have had my fair share of disappointing marks, and although admittedly I may have shed a tear or two, I have developed a few positive strategies for dealing with the letdown of less than ideal marks.
May 22, 2012
Final marks for those assignments that you slaved over are starting to come your way. Sometimes you’re pleasantly surprised, but sometimes you’ll be very...