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How tos for the learners and the learned; tips and tricks to help you study effectively, survive your school years, impress your teachers and more.

Hannah Amiee9 hours ago
Studying From Home
I am an Open University student and have just successfully completed my first year of distance learning. Although I am satisfied with my grade, a lot of mistakes were made to get it. I don't claim to ...
Sam Smith4 days ago
5 Ways to Survive School with a Chronic Illness
Chronic illnesses can affect people at any age, from the young to the elderly. This can be problematic in high school and college when symptoms can get in the way of schoolwork. Here are tips to survi...
Best Study Tips for Verbal Learners
In the pursuit of education, many students struggle to find their stride simply because they don't have a firm grasp on their own learning style. Sadly, this often leads to a disdain for education tha...
How to Write the Perfect Essay
In order to become an excellent English writer, it's very important to have the structure in place if you want to write a good essay. Firstly, you are going to want to make sure that you start with a ...
Katharine Johns22 days ago
Tapping into Brain Skills
Something that teachers know can help students be better learners! Much of their education revolves around understanding various theories and approaches to do what they do well. One such theory from a...
The Ultimate Guide to Saving Money on College Textbooks
I really, truly believe that college has become a form of highway robbery. As much as we're told "you need college to succeed," we also need college to be affordable. I'm all for free education and st...
Shannon Humphreya month ago
3 Steps to Get Your Child a Bachelor's Degree by 12th Grade
Want to save college debt for you and your child? Read this article to find out how.
April Lucasa month ago
How to Survive Exams
Last week I had the finals (I'm really hoping for the best) and I was so nervous. Before the exam, so many people gave me advices - some of them really good. And I discovered some interesting things. ...
Journey Scribea month ago
Essays Made Simple
"I expect a 4-6 page essay on Edgar Allan Poe's 'The Raven' turned in by next Friday." What rushes through your mind as you consider this assignment? Do you feel pretty confident? Does a rising panic ...
Holly Ma month ago
How To Learn a Language With Duolingo
Duolingo is a free language learning app that's very popular nowadays. As the majority of the world speaks more than one language, it has become an interest for many English monolinguals. The concept ...
Lilliana Backmana month ago
How to Find and Apply for College Scholarships
The second started applying to colleges back in high school, my first thought was how was I going to apply for scholarships. My friends were starting to get a bunch of scholarships that either covered...
Take Control of Exam Stress by Prioritising!
It is that time of year when exams are at full peak. For various different reasons, this is a time of high stress, for both students and parents. These exams can determine the next stage of someone's ...
C.C. Curtisa month ago
10 Tips for Studying for the GRE
Once you get your bachelor's degree, you're not done with school just yet if you intend on going to grad school. Along with knowing the 10 tips for graduate school, you should know that most graduate ...
Anezka Smidlovaa month ago
How to Write a Thesis Step by Step (Part 2)
Writing a thesis is one of the most demanding jobs you will ever have to do and for many people, it is a nightmare. But it doesn't have to be. All you need to do is divide your workload into smaller, ...
Benjamin Weinberg2 months ago
Mastering Prepositions of Time
In other blog entries, we covered the general topic of "prepositions" and then we broke it down even further by highlighting certain "prepositions of place." For this post, I am going to focus on the ...
Shelby Dosdos2 months ago
Revision Tips
Mainly for Those Doing GCSE/A-Level
Anezka Smidlova2 months ago
How to Write a Thesis Step by Step (Part 1)
Writing your thesis is one of the last tasks you need to undertake in order to get your degree. In most cases, it is also the hardest one, and something many people fear. There is no doubt that the ta...
Ariana Seanor2 months ago
From Everything to Nothing
The Stress and the Bliss