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Tag: Assignments

The Joys of May

The Joys of May

If you have done your GCSEs or A-levels, or go to university, you will know that May is always the most stressful month! Either it’s filled with exams, or it is when the majority of your deadlines are. For me, my dissertation is due, as […]

Don’t panic!

Don’t panic!

Are you in a panic? Is the work piling up and the assignment deadlines seem impossibly near? Is your head spinning and you think the only thing to do is quit? Well, you are not alone. Most of us have felt like that at some […]

Tools for Success

Tools for Success

I want to start by saying happy Spring! The weather has been so lovely this past week and I love it. It makes me feel happier and more productive. That’s a great thing because Spring also seems to be my busiest time of year! My […]

To Conclude…

To Conclude…

Today’s blog is going to be a short one, just like your conclusions should be! Now we’re into the thick of the semester, there’s a good chance you’ll start your assignments (and if you haven’t, you definitely should be thinking about them!) A conclusion is […]

Assignment Tips and Tricks

Assignment Tips and Tricks

You all should have completed your first week of lectures by now. I hope you enjoyed them and made some friends on your course. Chances are, your first assignments will have been launched during your first lectures – if not, expect this very soon. For […]

My five top tips for planning an assignment

My five top tips for planning an assignment

It’s that time of year again… assignment season! We’ve all been there, should I start these 6 assignments now? Orrrrrr… the night before the deadlines? I’ve now learned that leaving it until the night before just isn’t worth the stress! I have gathered my top […]

My guide to assignments

My guide to assignments

Moving from FE to HE, the main difference is the style, volume and calibre of the work. Assignment writing is very different to anything I’ve ever done and it was kind of sprung on me at the start of the year. So as an academic […]

Making the most of the Easter holidays

Making the most of the Easter holidays

Hello everyone! The holidays are here! I know I have been looking forward to this break for a few weeks now, and cannot wait to go home. I thought I’d write this blog post today to help you think about the best way to make […]

Study and revision tips

Study and revision tips

Hello everyone,   Can you believe that we only have four weeks left of first semester?! Excitingly, that means it’s almost Christmas. However, it also means that you probably have assignments and exams coming up soon, so I decided to write this week’s blog post […]

Study Tips

Study Tips

Hi everyone! I hope you are all well and have been enjoying reading week. For this week’s blog post I thought I would share some of my fail-safe study methods with you, whether for assignments or exam revision. Tip 1: Post-it Notes: Over exam time […]