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WritePass Recommends: 5 amazing tools to improve your studies

WritePass Recommends: 5 amazing tools to improve your studies

| January 11, 2017

It has never been such a great time to be a student! With the wide array of websites, apps and tools available at your disposal (most of them free!), it means that students can spend more time on researching and developing their essays, rather than spending hours ensuring they have a comma in the right […]

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Is Further Study Worth the Cost?

Is Further Study Worth the Cost?

| May 3, 2016

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 […]

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What To Do When The Pressure Is To Much

What To Do When The Pressure Is To Much

| September 29, 2015

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 […]

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How To Stop Anti-Study Procrastination (part 2)

How To Stop Anti-Study Procrastination (part 2)

| May 11, 2015

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 […]

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How To Stop Anti-Study Procrastination (part 1)

How To Stop Anti-Study Procrastination (part 1)

| May 6, 2015

You have a deadline looming. However, instead of doing your work, you are squandering your time online, checking email, browsing social media, watching videos, surfing blogs and forums. You know you should be working, but you just don’t feel like doing anything. We are all familiar with the procrastination phenomenon. When we procrastinate, we squander […]

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Will Doing a Master’s Get Me a better job?

Will Doing a Master’s Get Me a better job?

| April 21, 2015

Many students wrestle with the decision whether to take up Postgraduate study at the end of their Undergraduate degree. For some students this is to put off the thought of getting a ‘real-job’ for another year (which is a bad reason to do a Master’s!), but for others it is seen as a route to further […]

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Brain food to Boost your Exam Scores

Brain food to Boost your Exam Scores

| March 29, 2015

Well all know that completing a long exam can feel like running a mental marathon, but did you know that what you eat and drink can affect your exam performance? Well it’s true – certain foods have been scientifically proven to improve your energy levels, concentration rate and overall brain power; sounds exactly like the kind […]

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Dilemmas All Students Face

Dilemmas All Students Face

| March 4, 2015

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 […]

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Managing Your Time – The Essential Guide

Managing Your Time – The Essential Guide

| February 14, 2015

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 […]

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Get the Most Out of Your Money at Uni

Get the Most Out of Your Money at Uni

| February 3, 2015

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 […]

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How to Beat the January Blues

How to Beat the January Blues

| January 20, 2015

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 […]

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5 Revision Tips For International and ESL Students

5 Revision Tips For International and ESL Students

| January 4, 2015

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 […]

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7 THINGS YOU ONLY LEARN FROM MOVING TO THE UK TO STUDY

7 THINGS YOU ONLY LEARN FROM MOVING TO THE UK TO STUDY

| December 3, 2014

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 […]

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Applying for a UK Graduate scheme – what you need to know

Applying for a UK Graduate scheme – what you need to know

| November 12, 2014

Finding a good graduate job can be hard at the best of times – with so many people graduating from university, competition for places is greater than ever before. But if you’re an international student, then this can be an even greater challenge. But this doesn’t have to be an impossible task – today we look at […]

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Social Life Tips for International Students

Social Life Tips for International Students

| October 14, 2014

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 […]

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7 Things Successful Students Do Consistently

7 Things Successful Students Do Consistently

| October 1, 2014

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 […]

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Don’t Lose Marks by leaving it to the Last Minute

Don’t Lose Marks by leaving it to the Last Minute

| September 17, 2014

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. […]

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10 Things you’ll Only Learn from Going to University

10 Things you’ll Only Learn from Going to University

| September 3, 2014

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 […]

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APPLYING FOR GRAD SCHEMES – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

APPLYING FOR GRAD SCHEMES – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

| August 20, 2014

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 […]

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5 Ways To Make Money This Summer

5 Ways To Make Money This Summer

| August 6, 2014

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.

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