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The Once and Future Norm

Things must not have been as good as they seemed. Because we already know we aren’t going back to them - even once we can. A collective casualty of Covid is our old way of life. Once Covid is resolved through vaccines, herd immunity, or accepted numbers of deaths in...

The Lessons of Covid School

Education is a lifelong process, and every single one of us is now in Covid school.  What do we do with a plague that became a quarantine that became a school? It can be hard to distinguish between Covid and his lessons, between the suffering of plague and the...

Five Tips for Productive Study at Home

Even for the most productive amongst us, working from home can often be a challenge. The temptation to stay in pyjamas, just finish watching that one episode or treat ourselves to an extra hour in bed can be a hard habit to quit. However, these tips and tricks ensure...

Navigating Home Study – How to Support Your Child During Quarantine

In the current climate surrounding Covid-19, it is understandable that both students and parents should be worried about the uncertain state of academia. For most parents, the closure of schools has raised worries about how to support children who are studying at...
The Lessons of Covid School

The Lessons of Covid School

Education is a lifelong process, and every single one of us is now in Covid school.  What do we do with a plague that...

Why Is Shakespeare Still Important?

Why Is Shakespeare Still Important?

William Shakespeare is (arguably) the most recognisable name in English literature. And even if you haven’t heard of him, you’ll know about some of his plays, like Romeo and Juliet or Hamlet. Even beyond that, if you’ve ever seen an actor chatting to a skull, or...

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Three Things I Learned in the Scholastica Discussion Group

Three Things I Learned in the Scholastica Discussion Group

I was really lucky to attend the Oxford Scholastica Academy back in 2017 as part of the Creative Writing Summer School. In one of our classes, our teacher introduced us to an article by William Deresiewiez, discussing the disadvantages students face at an ‘elite’...

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Ultimate Guide to Finding Your Perfect Summer School

Ultimate Guide to Finding Your Perfect Summer School

There are thousands of summer schools worldwide, all promising to offer a life-changing week or twelve, but only the very best can actually live up to this claim. So, without visiting every single one out there, how do you find your perfect summer school? We’ve put...

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Finding A Mentor

Finding A Mentor

Whether you’re looking to make the jump between school and university, or to make a name for yourself in your chosen field of work, you’ve probably thought about how much easier some things would be if you could just ask someone who’s already been through it about...

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Life As A Medical Student

Life As A Medical Student

What to Expect and How to Prepare   Whether you’ve just made the decision that you want to pursue a career in medicine or you just got accepted into medical school (congratulations!), you’re probably wondering what life as a medical student is like. What is it...

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A Guide To The College Admissions Cycle

A Guide To The College Admissions Cycle

Your college application can be potentially stressful and intimidating, but it needn’t be a confusing process. We’ve prepared this handy college admissions guide to help you apply to some of the best universities worldwide. Whether you’re thinking of a college...

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10 Books Every Business and Economics Student Should Read

10 Books Every Business and Economics Student Should Read

Preparing to study business and economics? Or do you think you might be interested but don’t really know that much about it? We have a reading list for you.  Below, we have listed ten books from the huge literature available on business and economics topics. There is...

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