Dr Michael Carr-Gregg

Surviving Year 12: A Sanity Kit for Students and their Parents - Second Edition By Michael Carr-Gregg and Erin Shale

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Every year, more and more emphasis is placed on achieving good results in the end-of-school exams. This can lead to students feeling extraordinary pressure and having unrealistic expectations. In this new edition of Surviving Year 12, Dr Michael Carr-Gregg, Australia’s leading adolescent psychologist, gives advice to students on how they can cope with the pressure, work smarter and actually enjoy their final year of high school.

Michael Carr-Gregg writes: ‘One of the new themes I incorporate in this updated edition is that essentially Year 12 is like a game – and once you know how to play the game, your chances of getting what you want out of the year increase rapidly.’ Dr Carr-Gregg includes advice on:

• how not to get trapped by social media like Facebook and Twitter

• the secrets of studying smarter

• overcoming anxiety and stress

• getting enough sleep (the best study tool of all!)

• setting goals

• dealing with procrastination

• ensuring exercise and diet regimes are good

• how to cope with the exams themselves

Most importantly Dr Carr-Gregg offers humorous encouragement to both students and their parents on how to maintain perspective and keep their sanity intact during this important year. With a special section just for parents, as well as words of wisdom from past students and teachers, Surviving Year 12 is a must-have for final year student and their families.

Available in Paperback and EBook