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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Things They Don’t Tell You Before Starting An MA

The prospect of leaving university is scary. No matter how figured out you think you have your life, the comfort of 2pm starts and your lovely flatmates you don’t care if you do your washing up for days is difficult to leave behind. Never mind the thought of actually having to go out into the real world and getting a job. Like so many other students I finished my Sociology BA with absolutely no idea what to do next. I was pleased with my grade, I just didn’t know how to turn that into a job. That is when the…

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Tips Every Student Needs To Survive the Final Exams

Success in the final exams can be the difference between getting a cozy job in the tower blocks of Wall Street and spending the rest of your adult life flipping burgers in some fast food joint. However, having passed finals myself, I know that success does not come easy. You do not really have to follow the traditional wisdom, which says you must work hard because the days of hard work are long gone. These are the days of working smart. I have created this article to share some of my experiences and the tips that every student needs to…

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What Happens To My Mental Health After University?

The end of university is a strange and conflicting time. With deadlines done and exams taken, ideally, the only feelings we should be experiencing are joy, relief and giddy excitement at the prospect of new beginnings and fresh starts. No more all-nighters in the library, no more terrible campus coffee, and no more anxious waits for delayed student loan deposits…This is supposed to be the time where the childish notions of classmates and homework are stripped way to reveal a professional, industry-ready graduate, fresh faced and ready to take on the world. But with every one in four university students…

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