Top TED talks to transform your life as a student

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Secrets of Success in 8 words, 3 minutes – Richard St. John

Why do people succeed? Is it because they’re smart, or are they just lucky? Analyst Richard St. John condenses 7 years of research and 500 interviews with some of the world’s most successful people into a must-watch 3-minute video that shares the 8 real secrets of success that you can apply in your life immediately.

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The Key to Success? Grit! – Angela Lee Duckworth

In this most inspiring Ted talk, Angela champions grit as a crucial success trait. She shares her experience with thousands of students and the one characteristic that emerged as a significant predictor of success. And it isn’t social intelligence, good looks, physical health or IQ. It is grit – proving that anyone can outwork their perceived talent level or IQ by getting gritty.

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Motivational Video on How to Study EFFECTIVELY – Study LESS Study SMART

In this 12-minute video, you will learn how your brain studies effectively and how studying harder is not the answer. Find out how you can boost your study performance with simple, easy-to-implement strategies and some excellent tips on how to study smart and learn more in less study time.

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What top students do differently – Douglas Barton

This talk shares insightful research conducted over 13 years, benchmarking the practices of the highest performing students to identify exactly what drives performance. It unpacks the learning habits and skills of top students that have proven to raise performance. Discover just how quickly you can adopt these habits and boost your own results.

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