How to Write a Great Essay in a Hurry – A Guide for Procrastinators

Photo by bettkaa We have all been there. We need to write an essay, but we keep putting it off and putting it off. Eventually, we have put it off for so long that the deadline has quickly approached, and we need to write an essay in a very short amount of time. If you do not care about the outcome or grade of your essay, you can slap some words on the paper and call it a day. But if you want to produce a great essay, and you...

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5 Tips for Effective Note-Taking

Photo by cdevroe on Flickr When students, regardless of their age, enter a classroom they prepare for two things. Either they prepare to succeed or to fail. If they have read about the topic to be unearthed, they will be organized and ready to take meaningful notes. In addition, such notes will give meaning to class attendance. And thus, as dominoes fall, preparation leads absolutely to success. Therefore, effective note-taking is a...

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10 words you need to stop misspelling

Here is a great web-comic from The Oatmeal that identifies the most common words that people misspell. Wikipedia also has an extensive list of common misspellings.  

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How to carry out effective research

Research (by definition) means to go find information that stands alone and give it meaning by comparing it/them with knowledge in the light of a conceptual framework (theory, paradigm, analysis or otherwise). Some research is mainly empirical, i.e. it focuses on the collection and analysis of observable or measurable data. Other research papers are more theoretical in that they focus on ways to give meaning to our society’s...

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5 tips for mastering your next job interview

As you know, preparation is the key to doing well on a job interview. Here are some great tips you can follow to ace your next job interview. 1. The right kind of cover letter They type of cover letter you require depends on the position and company. Small companies really care about the little details, same with high up managers looking at people for executive / senior managerial positions because attention to detail and extra effort...

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