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PPS 6: Summer Classes

Hello again! We are well on our way into Summer, I hope you're staying cool out there (WEAR YOUR SUNSCREEN, seriously!) and having a lot of fun! I know most colleges right now are ramping up to their summer classes, and It's something I get a lot of questions about. So today, I wanted to go over a couple of things you should know before you decide to register for that Summer class. This is a short(er) episode, but it is definitely worth a listen if you're considering a Summer class...


PPS 5: Back to the Drawing Board

Hey there! Thanks so much for tuning in to this episode of Poppy's Prep School! Today, we're talking about what to do when you have to go back to the drawing board You know what I mean, what to do when the program/major/path you're currently in just isn't working out? It's ok, we've all been there! Heck, even Bill Gates has been there! (so you KNOW that makes it 100% ok for you!) I've got 5 great tools that you can use to help you determine what path/major/program you should pursue or...


PPS 4: How to Focus

Hello and Welcome Back! I'm SO happy to be back after a short break, but with so many graduations happening, it was necessary! But I'm back with some tips and tricks that you can use to help focus! We cover a LOT in this episode: *How homework is misnamed, and what we can do about it *How technology can be great, but also very distracting *How to use technology to our advantage *How to manufacture a deadline, as a way to fight procrastination and focus *How to set small goals, so...


PPS 3: Lessons in Every Failure

Welcome back to another episode of Poppy's Prep School! This week, we're talking all about failures, and how they can actually be a good thing. This does NOT mean that we do not try, though! It does mean that if we do fail at something, we have to step back, take a breather, and try to learn something from it. I've got loads of real life examples, and plenty of good quotes from prominent figures Thanks so much for listening! Make sure to leave me a review on whatever platform you...


PPS 2: Balance

Welcome back to Poppy's Prep School! I'm SO grateful for you tuning in today! Today we are talking all about the myth of balance. I said it. Balance is a myth! Instead, today I'll tell you how we can, instead, focus our efforts, prioritize and adjust accordingly. PS: I have been working SO hard on adjusting the audio quality, I hope you like it! But if you have any issues with the quality in the future, or any other tips, please send me an email at val@poppysprepschool.com and I'd be...


PPS 1: My Story

Greetings and salutations! I'm so excited you're here! This week on the podcast, I talk about: Make sure to subscribe in iTunes, like me on Facebook and Instagram and visit www.poppysprepschool.com for more updates, tips and tricks! Talk to you soon!