With results day done and dusted for A level students in the UK, the next day if hyperness shall be this Thursday when GCSE results are revealed. With people going from secondary school to college or from college to university, there is a year of students who are often forgotten about. It is those who…Read more A Year In Review
Don’t Ask Me About Results Day!
I'm not really sure what answer people are expecting when they ask students like myself how we are feeling about the upcoming exam results day. Sometimes the question can be easily answered with a simple reply but at times it can be tricky depending on the person. Most of the time though, it is a…Read more Don’t Ask Me About Results Day!
Do You Like To Talk Publicly?
Normally, when the teacher announces that presentations will need to be given, a collective groan rolls around the classroom like a mexican wave but would it be odd to say that I tend to secretly look forward to them? No, I am not an accomplished public speaker who charges a couple thousand pounds for a…Read more Do You Like To Talk Publicly?
It was an amazingly hot evening in London but instead of relaxing in the coolness of the living room with the fan whirling merrily, I had to instead do my duties as an older brother by attending my younger brother's end of year play. It is his final year at Primary School so it was…Read more Child’s Play
Dear World, I Need Some Help
Dear World, Everywhere I go, you tell me that money is not what life is all about. You keep on saying that there is more to life than earning countless amounts of wealth. You attempt to show me that my mind should not be worrying about paying for things and that I should live freely.…Read more Dear World, I Need Some Help
A Nice Worry To Have
The end of the academic year usually brings about parties, free-time on the computers, games and when I was in year six, learning French! Yes this was before learning a secondary language was compulsory. However, with the end of my A2 exams in college, (UK) the only thing this has brought is the complete end…Read more A Nice Worry To Have
Don’t Kill The Teachers! Help Them Instead
Children are not all angelic but nor are they all devilish. Quite an odd statement to make but what I am talking about here is the attitude people have towards children. As a tutor, I get to meet and hear about different types of parents. There are some who driven by the desire to make…Read more Don’t Kill The Teachers! Help Them Instead
So I only have one exam left which I will be completing this Friday and then I can finally embrace the three months of freedom that awaits me. There is an issue however which will be preying on my mind for the next three days and even more if Friday's exam does not go well.…Read more Exam Trouble
The Great Subject Battle
English students like me and those involved in the arts will be glad to hear that critical reading has been proven to increase brain activity in a similar way to mathematicians claim solving equations do. This means that we finally have a nice retort to give to those ridiculous questions such as why are you…Read more The Great Subject Battle
Growing Up: Then And Now
Back then, they would pay people to go to university! That is how people tend to describe university life 15-30 years ago which leads me to the question, was it easier to grow up back then or now? The immediate answer would be it is easier now of course! I mean back then there were…Read more Growing Up: Then And Now
Minds In A Haze, Lost In A Daze
How much do you know about the Cold War? As a student in the UK, before the second half of this academic year all I knew about it was that it was some sort of struggle involving spies and nuclear weapons but after nearly six months of studying it, I feel much more illuminated on…Read more Minds In A Haze, Lost In A Daze
Boredom Or Laziness?
When revision becomes boring, then you know you have finished. This is what students are taught but I have a problem as what if you become bored too early? My exams are still two weeks away but even a few weeks ago, I was beginning to feel the bore of revision. Not due to some…Read more Boredom Or Laziness?