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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.

Laura Park7 months ago
Surviving Literature
Literature is the demise of any student's degree. It is the foundation of any piece of writing and is the basis for all progressive work and research. In this blog post I am going to explain how I hav...
DIYStudent 7 months ago
Teaching Languages to Children
As an experienced after school counselor I can tell you that children love to learn new languages as it gives them something to show off to their friends and family. However, it can be difficult for a...
Amanda Tucker7 months ago
How to Deal with High School Drama
Just don’t. You heard me. Don’t even bother with it. Now before you go clicking out of this article, hear me out. Trust me, if anyone gets it, I do. When I say “don’t bother with it” I know it’s much ...
Brittany D8 months ago
How to Write an Outline
Welcome! In this article I'll discuss creating an outline and how it can help firm up any story you have. When you start thinking of a story, the first thing to do is to create your outline. This will...
Alicia Brunskill8 months ago
Learn a Foreign Language at Home - Part Three
When you read this, you probably think I’m going to tell you that you need to spend a significant amount of time in a country that speaks the language that you’re learning. Whilst that would be the pe...
Lacey James8 months ago
Testing Out of High School
Let’s get this one out of the way: Testing out of high school was the best decision I ever made.
Alicia Brunskill8 months ago
Learn a Foreign Language at Home - Part Two
You’ve started your course to learn the basics but there are some gaps that you need help filling. Read on below for some advice about how to make your learning experience as successful as possible.
R !sk8 months ago
The Post-Grad Reality
"I hope you are prepared to explain yourself." This is a phrase I have heard more than once from the individuals in academia who are more ready to abase than they are to praise or respect your decisio...
Alicia Brunskill8 months ago
Learn a Foreign Language at Home - Part One
I’m that person you know who loves languages, is always learning several at once, and who even made an embarrassing attempt at creating their own language as a child. This love stretches to my own lan...
John LaRue8 months ago
Foreign Language Acquisition
In modern society, knowing one or more foreign languages isn't seen by many as something that is quite useful, especially if you live in a country that's majoritatively english-speaking such as the Un...
Olivia Cheung8 months ago
Applying to Uni
Ok. So I am not sure if it is just me and I really don't think it is but I had literally no idea what I wanted to study at University. I mean I knew I wanted to get a degree but what to choose? Let's ...
Ben W8 months ago
The Passive Voice
The passive voice occurs when you make the object of an action into the subject of a sentence. This is because of whoever or whatever is performing the action is not the grammatical subject of the sen...
Emily Martin8 months ago
Struggling to Find a Study Technique That Actually Works?
We've all spent endless hours trying to figure out how to study the material we were given. Part of being a student is being responsible for learning the material in a way that resonates with you so t...
Nayvie Noir8 months ago
How Not to Learn Japanese
So you want to learn Japanese. There could be plenty of reasons why: maybe you think your future awaits you in the Land of the Rising Sun. Maybe you want to impress a cute Japanese person. Maybe you j...
Helena Rey8 months ago
Writing Papers
Where to begin? Essay writing can be time consuming and seemingly unbearable. I have gone through school up to a bachelor's degree and have written a lot of essays throughout that time. There are some...
Girl Anonymous8 months ago
How I Passed the Ohio Real Estate Board on the First Try!
When I decided it was time to take my state boards, I had been out of real estate classes for ONE WHOLE YEAR! A lot of the information seemed like a distant memory. I was so nervous going to take my O...
Learn Me Good8 months ago
Need Help with Your English Literature A-Level?
Are you struggling with your college A-Levels and need an extra something to help you along the way? Well look no further, in my posts you will find useful insights, information and tips on 6 well kno...
Katie Curt9 months ago
Get an Easy A+ on a Test
Tests. I mean, we all hate them. Sitting there in that cubicle of a classroom and regurgitating the information you learned weeks prior—not fun for anyone, trust me. Yet, there really are a few simple...