Paying for education is a serious investment, and scholarships can make a huge difference in cutting your debts to a minimum while you study. Unfortunately, unscrupulous people know that and every year thousands of young people and their families are duped by “scholarship scams”. This can lead you to not only waste precious time, but also lose money instead of save it.Read More
Do you hate reading? Keep getting distracted? Is everything quicker to find out on Google?
But you know reading is good for you and you want to read and you want to like it. It doesn’t come naturally to everyone but it makes you smarter, makes you more able to concentrate and really, if you find the right book, it is fun! If you are not a “natural” reader, read on for some tips...Read More
A quick Google search for "English learning resources" yields over 30 million results. With thousands of people vying for your attention and claiming to offer what you need, finding the best English learning resources can feel like a nightmare. The good news? There are so many resources available online that, with time and dedication, it's completely possible to become fluent in English using free online tools. This list will give you a good idea of where to start.Read More
What if you landed in China and had to survive and communicate? What are some of the most spoken phrases in Mandarin- the standardized language in China today? Here are 5 everyday phrases that are not only commonly spoken, but will also be useful when you travel to China.Read More
Completing high school is something that many students look forward to as they await the next chapter of their lives. It can be an emotional roller coaster, some can’t wait to get the heck out of their high school in their crappy town and others are afraid to leave a place with lots of memories and loved ones to somewhere brand-new.Read More
Choosing a degree can feel like a daunting, arduous task and can lead you to feeling like pulling your hair out with all the options out there. Hannah Kathuria, from the UK, has just gone through the process and shares her insights...Read More
Although many memories happen without effort – simply because some events are “memorable” – other things, such as information in textbooks, can be a little less easy to retain. This is where you come in. A few simple memory tricks can help you to create memories deliberately.Read More
Nick Winter is the co-founder and CEO of Code Combat - a tool to help you learn code through gaming. Here he talks about making learning fun, through "extensive" learning.Read More
Since I was 14 I wanted to be a paediatric nurse. I went through school choosing all the right subjects, got great grades and was accepted at a top university for paediatric nursing in the south of England. Then I changed my mind....Read More
IELTS (which stands for the International English Language Testing System) is the world’s most well known and recognized test for proficiency in English. If you want to study a degree or get a well paid job in an English speaking country, colleges, universities and employers will likely demand this. An English teacher with 25 years experience shares some tips for getting good results...Read More
My father is the best teacher I ever had growing up. Like many children, I believed that he knew everything and I could ask him anything I wanted. In a society that feared father figures because they are very strict, he was my friend and teacher.
Some 26 years ago, Ethiopia was going through huge political unrest after a change of government saw most officials who served in the previous government thrown into prison and my father was one of them. Once he was released, he spent some time at home as he ventured into a different lifestyle.Read More
To go, or not to go - that is the question. Dare you take the risk to get into huge debt to get a degree in the hope you end up with with a great career or should you gamble to go it alone and jump into working life straight away...?Read More
Everyone has their own way of learning efficiently and you should go with what you feel comfortable with, whether that is going to regular classes or listening to the radio in the language you are learning. After university I packed a bag and travelled to Spain, with the aim of learning Spanish and having an adventure, which I certainly did, becoming fluent in both Spanish and Catalan in about 3 years. Whilst you may not be able to or want to do the same, here’s what I would recommend for anyone who hopes to learn a language well.Read More
Are you so nervous before a test or presentation that you can’t eat? Do you forget to eat, or not have time to cook, so exist on snacks and junk food when you are studying? Time to change your habits if you want to ace that exam..Read More