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It is at this time of year that many students start to think about whether or not they should take up Postgraduate study at the end of their Undergraduate degree. For some, this is to put off the thought of getting out into the ‘real world’ for another year, but for others it is seen as a […]
Being a student can be a very an exciting time – with loads of new friends, clubs, courses and experiences with the new semester, there’s a lot to look forward to and enjoy; however, there can also be a lot of pressures with juggling part-time jobs, assignments and exams and essays. Trying to manage all these things […]
If you’re currently writing your dissertation or summer thesis, then you will know how challenging it is to try and keep yourself focused. With so many distractions around, it can be too easy to end up procrastinating rather than actually doing any work! So what to do? Well, today we look at another set […]
It’s no secret that every day can be a struggle when you’re a student. So many choices and decisions: what should I do, party or study? Call my friends or my parents? Or should I break up with my boyfriend or girlfriend! So many courses of action; who knows which is the right path to go down? Thankfully due to our […]
Successful students know that University isn’t just about knowing how to write an essay or pass an exam – but balancing your academic work life – lectures and seminars, presentations and research, coursework and revision – with part-time jobs, your fitness, friends and family (oh and occasionally some fun). So how do these top students stay […]
Everyone knows that being a student can be tough on your wallet. With course fees, rent, bills, food, textbooks, drinks, travel – the list of expenses goes on and on. Many of you will also be slaving over bars or tables working part-time jobs to help fund your studies, but that isn’t always enough. Fortunately […]
Let’s be honest, January is a gloomy old month. Christmas and new year frivolity are in the distant past, and everyone’s broke because we’re still paying for them. The days are short and grey, it’s cold and gloomy and spring seems an age away. But it’s not all doom and gloom! Today we look at what you […]
Revision for exams is a daunting and unwelcome task for any student; however if you are an International or ESL student studying in a foreign county, revision might be even more challenging than normal. Fortunately WritePass recognises this difficulty and have helped thousands of ESL or international students to revise effectively and to pass their […]
It goes without saying that leaving your home to study in a foreign country can be scary stuff – especially if you don’t speak the language. Yet all over the world, hundreds of thousands of students move to different countries for their education, and don’t look back! So what is it about moving to another […]
One of the biggest challenges faced by international students and ESL Students, is the obstacle of creating a social life in an unfamiliar place. For many international students, who have travelled from various countries to come to university to study, the thought of making friends can be daunting. However, reaching out and meeting new people […]
There’s no denying it – there are certain things that successful students do which other students just don’t. That’s not to say if you don’t do them you’re a bad student, but there are a few strategies that you can take on board to enhance your studies. Today we look at the common techniques that […]
We all know the familiar feeling – your essay or exam deadlines are looming closer and you’ve barely even made a start on revision or writing. You keep putting off the work, procrastinating is your best friend as you find any excuse not to work, until you can’t possibly ignore that looming date any longer. […]
It’s no secret that university is a very special environment, in which you often move to a new city, meet new people, and make loads of new discoveries. By the time you graduate you’ll have gone through an education that has nothing to do with textbooks, lab coats or essays, and everything to do with coping […]
It’s that time of year when thousands of new graduates will leave university and enter the highly competitive world of job applications and graduate schemes. Many top companies offer specially tailored graduate schemes for talented young graduates, offering the chance to receive top training and learn from the best in the business. However, due to […]
It never hurts to have some spare cash – especially if you are a student. With the cost of eating, drinking, studying and general ‘living’ alongside your expensive course fees, finances can sometimes be tough for students. For many, the summer is a great opportunity to use their spare time to earn some extra cash.
For under- and post-graduate students alike, just the word “Dissertation” can send shivers down their spines and make the blood run cold in their veins. After all, dissertations are long, require extensive research and writing skills, and – worst of all – tend to carry up to 60% of your final grade. As well as […]
Hooray – summer is finally here! And you know what that means: Fun, Festivals, and – best of all – no more exams or essays. However, before you get too carried away with planning your social calendar and packing your sun cream, realise that you have an invaluable opportunity now to develop yourself and your […]
Tony Blair’s years in office (1997-2007) have been characterized by a controversial foreign policy agenda.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common childhood disorders and can continue through adolescence and adulthood symptoms include difficulty staying focused and paying attention, different controlling behaviour and over-activity.