How to get a top essay mark

Fresh into university this term? Then you’ll have noticed it’s a whole new ball game out there, complete with a whole new set of rules. School was a life-time ago, and where you were maybe top dog in your favourite subject, now there are potentially hundreds of students all vying for that top slot. If you’re new to the UK or haven’t heard much about how general marking scheme at university, then here’s...

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Tips To Finding A Good School For Your Child

Having a good education is not only important but also very pivotal to the growth of a child. In today’s competitive world the success of a child hinges on him having a good education. It is with this in mind that parents all over the world go out of their way to ensure that their children attend the best schools available. Indeed finding a great school for your child can be a daunting task. There are many schools to choose from...

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Using Your Looks to Pay for College

Most people reading the title to this may assume I’m writing about beauty pageants and modeling contracts. While it is possible to “get by on your good looks,” that’s not what I’m talking about here. If you have a quirky trait related to your body’s exterior, you might be able to use it to pay for college. Those big ears from Grandpa Joe and that short stature from Great-Aunt Betsy could actually...

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Five Reasons College Students Should Blog

Photo by owenwbrown. You’re a college student, and you don’t need me to tell you how busy that makes you. Between attending classes, studying, working, and socializing – at least – it’s hard to find time for extracurricular pursuits. Every college student should have at least one thing that’s their own and doesn’t revolve around their assigned curriculum. One thing that every college student...

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10 Secrets for Getting Through the First Six Months of College

The first six months of college can be challenging, eye-opening and exhilarating. They can also, unfortunately, be a time of loneliness, fear and overwhelm. You may even find yourself thinking about dropping out and moving back home where things are familiar. But before you fill out the withdrawal forms, stop and take a deep breath. You aren’t alone. Many other students feel as you do, and if they can survive, so can you. The...

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