New Years Eve is right around the corner!! Hosting a NYE party this year? Here are some last minute and fun ideas for your party!!
Monthly Archives: December 2013
- Lose Weight & Get Fit
- Quit Smoking
- Volunteer to help others
- Get a better education
- Find a new job
- Save money & get out of debt
- Eating healthy
- Be less stressed
- Travel to new places
- Drink less alcohol
- Learn something new
- Spend more time with family
- Reduce, reuse, & recycle
- Live life to the fullest
Macy’s Christmas Light Show at Macy’s Center City
Blue Cross RiverRink
Christmas Village in Philadelphia
Adventure Aquarium’s Christmas Celebration
Longwood Gardens Christmas
Christmas In Peddler’s Village
Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree & Ice-Skating Rink
The Rockettes Christmas Spectacular at Radio City Music Hall
Pennsylvania Ballet’s The Nutcracker
Planning to have a video-game themed wedding? Then you’ll need an appropriate cake. And while cakes based on Super Mario, Portal and the PS3 are undoubtedly awesome, they’re not actually much fun to play.
New-Jersey-based Posh Entertainment, however, has upped the wedding cake game by projecting a variety of playable games directly onto the multi-tiered treat. In other words, you’re playing video games on a cake:
Here are some helpful tips to get you ready for them!
- Prep in advance: It is a great habit to do a little bit of work each day consistently throughout the year. By doing your homework and participating in class you will likely have to study and stress less, and be able to revise the notes you are already familiar with to ace the exam.
- Organize your time and study material: Create a calendar and split up topics of each class that you will study each day and cross them off as you go. Write up a brief summary of each topic, highlighting the most difficult areas. When you are done with all your material, you can revise your summaries at the end.
Review tests, quizzes, and assignments: Many comprehensive final exams include some of the samequestions from the tests and quizzes taken throughout the term. Therefore, it’s important to review the questions andanswers from these tests and quizzes
- Flashcards: One of the best ways to revise your notes is to use flashcards. Write down the topics and outlines and look over your stack of cards to revise
- Study in groups: While it is true that groups tend to start off with some catching up and chatting, they do get very effective, focused and cover a lot of material quickly. Talking about the different topics will not only make you think about them, but also help each one of you understand and remember the material better.
- Stay balanced and healthy: Make sure you get enough sleep every day to be able to focus and study better throughout the days. Take scheduled breaks and don’t forget to exercise or at least go outside and take a walk.
- Eat a healthy diet and do not skip meals and live solely on caffeinated drinks and pizza.
- Pack all the tools you’ll need the night before. Include extra pencils and pens.
- Do some stretches. Roll your head around to stretch and flex your neck and shoulder muscles.
Studying for finals takes a great amount of concentration. Find somewhere to study that is conducive for concentrating and learning. Choose a place of study should be quiet, comfortable, and distraction free (no cell phones, Facebook, etc.)
- Get enough sleep. Pulling an all-nighter is risky business. While most college students think that studying all night w
ill help them learn more for an exam all-nighters can actually damage grades. Exhausted students can’t concentrate on exams, and cramming for a final can actually reduce the amount of information you remember. Well rested students, onthe other hand, are much more relaxed and alert when it comes time to take exams. Make time to sleep you’ll thank yourself later.
- During the exam: When it comes to exam time, try not to panic. Even if some of the questions seem difficult when you first look at them, start with the ones you know and get back to the harder ones later. Remember, you have been attending class and gone through your material several times. You will be fine.
Now hit the books and study away! Good luck – you will do great!