What Type Of Work Suits You?

You might like to say that no type of work suits you. Sometimes it’s just easier to spend our days thinking about the life that we could have if we could work from home. Or not work at all. But the reality is that life will never be that great for the...

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Landing The Perfect Job After Graduating

Having a degree can certainly broaden your career opportunities. However, a degree alone is not enough to secure a job – particularly your perfect job, for which there’s likely to be a lot of competition. If you want to land that ultimate job, you’re going to need to put some extra work...

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The mental mindset required for SAT Tutoring in London

Not only can being unprepared affect how well a student does on the SAT but your attitude can also impact your scores. A lack of positivity, stress, and test anxiety, can also play a crucial part in a student’s performance. What, then, is the proper frame of mind to have that will...

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Top 10 tips for essay writing

Top 10 tips for improving your essay writing.   OU lecturer Nigel Warburton offers his advice on the essay writing process.    1. GET STARTED Don’t procrastinate. Get down to it now. If you have an essay to write, it is amazing how easy it is to find other things to do....

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Open University DU301: Full TMA 03

  I have released this EMA to help future OU students who are studying on the same course. It received a mark above 70% and will hopefully be of use as an example or guideline for DU301 students to look at.   Outline and evaluate the game theory explanation of the difficulties...

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Essay Writing Skills for Open University Students

Essay writing can be less daunting if tackled in 5 stages. 1.  Analyse the TMA Question Read the question (and student notes) Distinguish between process and content words/parts of the question (See Learning Companion 2 (LC2), p.67)   2.  Read and select relevant material Include concepts, theories, arguments, useful examples and evidence...

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What would make life for an OU student easier?

We asked this very question on our social media recently and some of the answers were: interesting, sad and hilarious. Have any of your own? Add them in to the comments. Here is the pick of them. Fewer set texts in my English module – there are too many to read and...

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The Student Room talks Open University

Some of these discussions are slightly old but the content and sentiment is still very relevant to anyone considering studying with the Open University. http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/showthread.php?t=2115101 http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/showthread.php?t=1838091 http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/showthread.php?t=1356200 http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/showthread.php?t=2656822 http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/showthread.php?t=194212 http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/showthread.php?t=381747 http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/wiki/Open_University http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/showthread.php?t=2668747 http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/showthread.php?t=2462562

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Open University Reviews

Here are some of the links to reviews we have found that may be useful to anyone considering studying with the Open University. If you have any to add then feel free to leave below in the comments section. Thanks, David. Open University Reviews – Course and Study Reddit link –> http://www.reddit.com/r/OpenUniversity...

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