Background and litterature surveys, how to master them – part 3 – Writing it

The background chapter or section is standard in most texts that a student writes. However, when do you know that it is well written? In the next three episodes, Kyrre and Anthony will guide you through the process of gathering text and writing a great background chapter. In this final part, we discuss how to speed up writing and produce the text you want efficiently.

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I got 99 problems but the problem statement ain’t one! – part 1

Research question, hypothesis, thesis question or problem statement. They are all essentially the same thing. Students are asked to write them all the time, but do you really know a good way of writing those important, but quirky statements?

Did you know that your are probably starting at the wrong end if you are trying to grab a problem statement out of thin air? In this episode, Kyrre will run you through his method for not only nailing the problem statement, but the whole introduction chapter! It even involves a game!

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How does stress and anxiety affect student life?

Exams, deadlines and life in general can stress you as a student. Anthony and Kyrre discuss stress and anxiety and how it affects you. They provide some tips on how to manage during a stressful exam period.

The Ins and Outs of Studying Abroad

Studying internationally can provide you with the education and experience that you need to compete on today’s job market. From deciding where to go, what to study and how to finance it, we cover the important points of studying abroad.

Being a Masterful Master’s Student

How you can get the most out of your Master’s degree. Graduate school can be difficult, but it can also be the most rewarding experience of your life with these easy techniques.

Making it stick!

Learn how to be better at understanding and remembering the important concepts from your classes. Understand the nitty gritty of what it takes to learn something new and make it stick!

Introducing Student Life

This episode introduces the Student Life podcast and the Student Life hosts Kyrre Begnum and Anthony Giannoumis. We want to empower students to get the most out of their studies. This podcast is a great resource for good students that want to be better and for great students that want to be awesome. We have seen hundreds of students come and go. Some have achieved remarkable success. They’v opened businesses. They’ve gone to work for top companies in the IT industry, and they’ve changed the world. We want to share our advice on what we have seen work and let others learn from it.

What it means to be a student

Being a student means being enrolled in a bachelor or master program, having a part-time job, following courses, writing, reading, training yourself for a job, making friends, socializing and taking exams.