October 2007

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I can write my essay in a few hours can’t I?
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I can write my essay in a few hours can’t I?

October 31st, 2007

How long do you need to write an essay answer of 3,000 words? can you ramble it off in a couple of hours, or will it take you days on end to get it finished, proofread and printed so that you can hand it in? I used to wonder about this all the time when […]

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University Dean suspended for Plagiarism
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University Dean suspended for Plagiarism

October 30th, 2007

Today I was taking a look through the education section of the Guardian site – education.guardian.co.uk. The site is UK-based and predominantly for UK students, but does cover an array of information for students throughout the world. It seems, recently, that I’ve been reading more and more on plagiarism in the academic arena than ever […]

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R2G’s Sunday Review – A new look at the Student/Academic Community
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R2G’s Sunday Review – A new look at the Student/Academic Community

October 28th, 2007

Well, in keeping with so many blogs in the blogosphere, I’ve decided to start a weekly review of a site in the student community. This will work on the following basis: The site will be a web-based site; it can be a ‘typical’ website, or a blog that focuses its content towards the academic community, […]

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9 Steps to Success – I’ve got an Essay Question/Project, what do I do?
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9 Steps to Success – I’ve got an Essay Question/Project, what do I do?

October 26th, 2007

Following on from a post the other day about writing your essay at 5am in morning and the thought of writing your essay in one go, I want to flip the coin and post what you could do as soon as you receive an essay question or project. Slap, Bang and a wallop! So, you’ve […]

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Where do you get the inspiration?
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Where do you get the inspiration?

October 25th, 2007

Maybe this post should have been title ‘where do you get the information’, but I decide on the above for ‘best fit’. Hmm…. where am I going? Well, this little post is for me to share a little bit of information with you – where I get my information/inspiration from to give me the information […]

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It’s 5am and I’m still writing
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It’s 5am and I’m still writing

October 24th, 2007

So, I wonder how many people stay up to 5am (or longer) in the morning still writing their essays? Well, I have to confess that I stayed up writing essays until (sometimes) 11am in the morning. Once I got ‘on a roll’ I couldn’t stop and had to finish the whole essay from start until […]

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Looking for love or looking for a career?
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Looking for love or looking for a career?

October 23rd, 2007

When is the time right? Hmm, to find love? – Anytime, and this I will leave until a later stage ;-). If you’re thinking about looking into your future job/career, after you graduate, then you need to look NOW! Partying is a good option and having lots of fun at uni is an absolute must […]

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Uni Libraries  –  I’m all confused!
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Uni Libraries – I’m all confused!

October 22nd, 2007

University libraries are generally extensive and are located in huge buildings, like Newcastle University Library (UK) in the picture to the left. With thousands of students on campus each day, studying a wide array of subjects, the library has to stock a vast amount of material. If you think of the course you are on, […]

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Treat College/University as your 9 – 5 job
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Treat College/University as your 9 – 5 job

October 17th, 2007

Heard this one alot huh? So did I when I was studying for my first degree and still do today, even though I work all the hours under the sun (and after it goes down too!). But creating a schedule to commit yourself to is a must. Treating your university life as a 9-5 job […]

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Which information is best?
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Which information is best?

October 15th, 2007

Today, I’ve been searching around the web for some blogs to read from and share my views with, all on the subject of University/College; whether studying at university, or lecturers/professors, and education in general. I used the ‘monster’ search engine and ‘Googled’ these terms, as well as looking on deli.cio.us, reddit, digg and many other […]

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