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R2G Sunday Review – Academic Tips.org
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R2G Sunday Review – Academic Tips.org

November 18th, 2007

This weeks R2G Sunday review is that of academictips.org, which is an American based site providing information and tips for students in Academia. Topics covered are note taking in lecturers, how to manage your time and improve your memory, to name just a few. When you first come to the site, navigation seems pretty simple, […]

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Why should students have a gmail account?
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Why should students have a gmail account?

November 6th, 2007

What is a Gmail Account? A Gmail account is an email account with google, that has tons of space and combats spam. Why should students have a Gmail account? You can Name it – You can have an account that is a name you want (within reason and if it’s available). Having johncormak@gmail.com might be […]

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What is RSS, and how can I use it? Student Rss
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What is RSS, and how can I use it? Student Rss

November 4th, 2007

The image to the left is that of an RSS button, an image that you will find on most blogs, but, what is it and how does it work? Today at R2G I’m going to go through a step-by-step process of what the funny orange button is, what feed readers are, what software you can […]

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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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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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Blog Action Day – How can students help the environment
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Blog Action Day – How can students help the environment

October 15th, 2007

Today is Blog action day – where thousands of blogs produce a post on one topic – this year it is ‘the environment’. Millions of students are studying at the moment and if only a fraction of us where to cut down our usage of energy and recycle more, then we could really make a […]

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Lectures – are they really worth the time?
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Lectures – are they really worth the time?

October 10th, 2007

Lectures come in all shapes and forms, and they differ from lecturer to lecturer; university to university and even country to country. They can be ‘produced’ through a professor ‘lecturing to students’ and students sitting and taking notes, through interaction between everyone, through to a guest lecturer providing valuable information in your subject field. Do […]

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Update on postings – they’re coming soon!
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Update on postings – they’re coming soon!

October 1st, 2007

What a strange world. It seems that talking about flu and coming into contact with a few people who have the sniffles has caused me to come down with the dreaded virus myself! Arrggghhh! Lookily I’ve taken my own advice on how to combat the awful drowsiness and ‘bunged-up’ feeling and am on the road […]

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