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Tackle that seemingly endless selection of course offerings; a roundup of helpful resources and sound advice for selecting the best courses and acing them.

Shaun Ennis15 hours ago
Music Education Is Dying - But It’s Worth Saving
The UK's music industry contributes £4.4 billion to the economy every year and projects soft power around the world. The top three albums of 2017 were all made by British artists and three of the five...
Evie Galvin4 days ago
Future Ambitions
Hey. In today’s blog post I want to talk about my future and what I want to hopefully do with it. So I recently completed my GCSE exams and my results will be arriving in just over a week. To be hones...
All About Adjectives
We have previously covered ‘adjectives’ to an extent in a previous blog post entry on the ‘eight basic parts of speech’ for which adjectives is one of them. However, I believe that it is crucial to go...
Izzy Nixon13 days ago
Is GCSE Music Valued Enough Across the UK?
Did you know that barely 1 in 20 pupils took music last year as a GCSE option? Research has shown that listening to music can reduce anxiety, blood pressure, and pain as well as improve sleep quality,...
Kenny C15 days ago
Why I Love Studying Russian
When most people think of Russian they think of a hard language that is spoken in a mysterious, cold and large country. However, there is more to this language than that. Russian is spoken by 260 mill...
Kenny C15 days ago
Why You Should Learn French
At some point in our lives, we have had to learn a foreign language. Whether it was a requirement for school, work, or just out of our own interest. Choosing which foreign language to learn can be tou...
Vanessa Skerry18 days ago
Why Do Sciences and Maths Evolve Over Time, but the Humanities Do Not?
Upon completing my undergraduate degree, I have pondered the question, ''Why is there a progression in sciences and in maths, but not in the humanities?''—based partly on my own experiences from kinde...
Joe Bailya month ago
Should I Create an Online Course?
The internet has gone from a concept from the mind of a single individual to the concrete foundation of modern society. More people communicate on social media now than ever before. More people buy th...
Holly Ma month ago
Which Language Should You Be Learning?
Whether you're thinking of tackling a new and exciting hobby or want to become bi, tri, or multilingual, language learning is a huge step to completely changing your life (for the better). Since a maj...
Talking About Gerunds
In order to facilitate your grammar studies, it’s important to not overlook certain topics that are integral to boosting your knowledge of English grammar. ‘Gerunds’ is one of those key topics to real...
Ria Baeza month ago
Life After High School
I can feel myself getting older. How do I feel about that? - This is something I wrote in my journal two days ago at 3 AM. You might or might not be able to tell that I was having a little crisis. Rig...
Chloe Millwarda month ago
'The Beaux Stratagem'
So to briefly explain the story there are arguments, gossip, stress, funny moments, and amusement. I'm going to go into detail about this because I have never seen anything about the life of a perform...
Introduction to College Application Process
College. The word alone makes some kids start having asthma attacks. My job in this blog of sorts is to help other high school kids in their college application process. What I hope to do with this is...
G Ma month ago
Wikipedia
Last semester, my class in Women and Gender Studies was tasked with a project surrounding Wikipedia. When we began this project, I must admit my first thought was, “Why are we wasting our time with a ...
Michel Roitberg2 months ago
What Effect Do Gifted Programs Have on Kids?
When I started 1st grade, I was put into a gifted program at my local public school. We were the kids that supposedly had "high IQ's" and the ones who pretty much were believed to be geniuses since we...
Benjamin Weinberg2 months ago
Direct and Indirect Speech – Knowing the Difference
One of the biggest challenges that the average English learner can face is not being able to interpret or understand the difference between direct and indirect speech. In order to really understand ho...
Be Open to Writing Opportunities
You know that feeling—a thought you get excited about? And then an opportunity arises and your eyes widen? Maybe you’ve been toying with an idea for a while and then, magically it’s right there in fro...
Jodie Christina2 months ago
What Being a Student of Linguistics Is Actually Like
You would think that picking a language/linguistic degree would be the easier option, that it might be easier than Psychology or maybe less writing than a History degree. Not to put anyone off learnin...