Ace that Essay – Tips for Improving Concentration and Avoiding Distractions

When you first pack up your belongings ready to descend on your university of choice, you soon become caught up in a whirlwind of parties and socialising that you forget that you actually came to learn. Yep, uni isn’t all about nights spent in the Students Union with a tequila shot or five – ahem. It’s about gaining the qualifications you need in order to progress into the career path of your choice. Sadly, how many Netflix series you can watch in a week and how few hours’ sleep you can survive on post-party aren’t the kind of things you…

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Essay writing tips for students by a student

Writing an essay or even something much bigger like your dissertation can take some time to get into, especially if you become easily distracted. So, here are some tips to help you combat the essay blues and to help you concentrate.   Get out of those pyjamas The first thing many students do is climb out of bed in the middle of the afternoon and not even change into proper clothes. By having a shower this will wake you up and prepare you for the day ahead, getting you into the right mindset. Change into some clean clothes and sit…

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How to master travelling by rail

 Whether you’re a home bug and can’t stay away from your mum’s fry ups for too long, love to party with friends in different cities, or perhaps cart yourself halfway across the UK to see a loved one; many of us have to grit and bare the infuriation of tedious train rides. With these handy tips, you’ll be a pro in no time.Get yourself a rail cardEven though £30 might seem pricey to spend on a card, the 16-25 Railcard gives you 1/3 off ticket prices every time you travel. Depending on how frequently you commute, this can be paid…

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10 online tools to write a winning scholarship essay

Anyone who has ever applied for a scholarship can attest to the fact that landing even one is always a daunting task. One of the biggest challenges which are normally associated with scholarship application involves writing a scholarship essay. Anyone who wants to increase their chances of securing a scholarship should be able to come up with something extraordinary in terms of their scholarship essay. You should be able to write something capable of convincing the awarding committee who are always looking to get an impression and the personality of the applicant. Today technology has made it easier for scholars…

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Procrastination in the student nation

We are all too familiar with those distinctive noises that fill the library, from quiet mutterings, the rustling of crisp packets and the click click clicking of computer keyboards. For many of us students this dismal place becomes our temporary home. We spend each day and night sat in front of our glowing computer screens wishing for a time when we will be able to celebrate our freedom by dancing and drinking the night away. When the first of the blue skies are stretching out over Britain, we all begin to feel a huge sense of excitement for the wild…

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