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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...

How A High School Summer Programme Might Benefit Your College Application

It’s well known that colleges receive more applications than places. At top institutions in the United States such as Harvard and Stanford University, less than 5% of applicants successfully gained places in 2017. This means your application needs to be really strong...

The Ultimate Guide To Postgraduate Study

What is postgraduate study?   Postgraduate study is further study after your undergraduate degree, which could be a bachelor’s or integrated master’s degree. Some postgraduate courses require you to have particular undergraduate degrees, others don’t. There are...
A Guide To Studying Science At University In The UK

A Guide To Studying Science At University In The UK

What does it mean to study science at university?   Studying science at university is, in some ways, similar to how you might have studied science at school. You'll learn through a mixture of theory and practice via lectures, tutorials and labs. But there are...

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What Is Spatial Mapping?

What Is Spatial Mapping?

Our brains are really amazing organs, and they do a lot of work without us even realising. Things like directions and spatial mapping are a brilliant example of this. Let’s do a little thought experiment right now: Imagine you’re walking back home from school after an...

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A Day in the Life of a Biology Student at Oxford

A Day in the Life of a Biology Student at Oxford

Biology at Oxford   Are you considering applying for an undergraduate degree in Science at Oxford University? If so, read on to find out about what a typical day is like for undergraduate students in the Biology faculty. Freddie, an Oxford undergraduate, talks...

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How To Write The Perfect Essay

How To Write The Perfect Essay

If you decide to study English or a subject within Arts and Humanities at university, it’s going to involve a lot of essay writing. It’s a challenging skill to master because it requires both creativity and logical planning, but if you ensure you do the following...

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Archaeoptryx – The Bridge Between Dinosaurs and Birds

Archaeoptryx – The Bridge Between Dinosaurs and Birds

What happens when you go to the National History Museum as a Creative Writing student? You take the surrounding fossils and make them come alive on the page. Sometimes through poetry, sometimes through journalistic prose. This is a short piece by a talented alumnus,...

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Internships: Tips To Land Your First Internship

Internships: Tips To Land Your First Internship

Internships are often said to be the key to getting the career you want. They offer a unique opportunity to gain skills, knowledge, and experience, and do it all in a real working environment. In addition to providing great experience and exposure to the job market,...

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Top 10 Tips for Surviving a Job Interview

Top 10 Tips for Surviving a Job Interview

1. Do your research The best way to show you are interested in a company is to know a lot about them. In 2018 with Google and Wikipedia it is so easy to find out alot about a company, and because it’s so easy you can count on the fact that a large proportion of the...

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How to become a Postgraduate Student

How to become a Postgraduate Student

What is postgraduate study? A postgraduate degree is where you study for another degree qualification after you have graduated (post-graduation) from your bachelor’s (undergraduate) degree. Whilst almost 50% of young people in the UK go to university to study for an...

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How to become an Airline Pilot

How to become an Airline Pilot

Becoming a pilot is the stuff of kids dreams. For hundreds of years the human race has marvelled at the beauty of flight, trying desperately to follow the birds into the air. It has captivated some of the greatest minds of our civilisation. Leonardo da...

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