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Will a master’s get you a job?

“It helped me stand out from the crowd and get a job,” says Gitte Pedersen of her master’s degree in international marketing. The fact that she’s talking about the course from her office at advertising g...
by Kyle Raffo
 

 
 
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The art of giving a perfect presentation

Giving a presentation is all about sharing your knowledge and enthusiasm – unless you don’t know much and don’t care. Then it is all about looking as if you do. So the first thing you need to think about in a ...
by Kyle Raffo
 

 
 
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The complete guide to starting University

One of the hardest tasks for freshers is to get to grips with the way university differs from school. It can be a shock when teachers start being really pleased if you answer back, and you don’t have to hand in your homew...
by Kyle Raffo
 

 

 
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University Guide: Want a University place? Get some insider knowledge…

If you’re thinking about applying to university, you’re probably confused about what to expect. As part of the first cohort to be hit with tuition fees of up to £9,000 a year, you’re likely to be wondering wh...
by Kyle Raffo
 

 
 
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The art of beating exam nerves

Exam nerves are a healthy sign that you take your degree seriously and want all your hard work of the past three years to be recognised. Or that you realise you spent too much of the past three years in bed. The best way to bea...
by Kyle Raffo
 

 

 
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Study motivation

Skipping lessons to stay in bed? Here’s how to avoid sleepwalking through your course, and get motivated. If you’re hoping to give yourself a kick up the backside, begin by understanding why you’ve lost moment...
by Kyle Raffo
 

 
 
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Learning at college or sixth form

If you want to stay on in full-time education after 16, there are lots of courses to choose from. First you’ll need to decide which subjects you want to focus on: you can then find a place to study. There are lots of reso...
by Kyle Raffo
 

 

 
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Revising For Exams

Revision works best when you practise what you’ll be doing in the exam – and that means answering questions. By writing out what you know as exam answers, you’ll be making it easier to remember what you learne...
by Kyle Raffo