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How to Better Retain Study Information

When learning at a university or college, you will need to study on your own initiative. This can be a challenge sometimes, and life can hinder your ability to retain study information.  Get Hands-On with Your Subject For some subjects, it’s best to learn by doing. You can read a thousand books...

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Tips for finding a new job

Are you looking for a new job? Finding a job is an exciting process but at the same time, it can be frustrating – especially when you keep applying for job after job but do not hear back. If you are struggling we want to help. From using a recruitment agency to...

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8 Reasons Why A STEM Focused Career Is Worth It

Deciding on what path to follow for your career is not an easy decision. There are many things to consider when making this life-altering choice. But if you’re looking for a stable and well-paying job, you can’t go wrong with a career in STEM. STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Maths....

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Choosing Your Career Doesn’t Have To Be Difficult

Choosing a career should not end up causing you a lot of stress. It should be something that is fairly simple and straightforward, based on what you know about yourself. However, we know that sometimes this isn’t the case as people get themselves caught up in knots, not knowing which way they...

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How To Prevent Your Employer From Taking You For Granted

In our careers, it’s good to become multi-skilled and indispensable in our roles. Yet it’s also true that becoming overly indispensable can be a mistake, because if our employer feels we cannot ever be replaced, we’ll never get a promotion of the chance to grow. For this reason, it’s important to teach...

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How To Choose A Course You Will Enjoy

When choosing a course to study, it’s important that you choose something that you enjoy. If you don’t enjoy the course you are studying, you will find it harder to motivate yourself to learn. Some courses can be challenging, but ultimately it should be a challenge that you want to take on...

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6 Tips For A Successful Freelance Career

The freelance industry is booming, and it’s growing every year. In fact, a recent report found that the number of freelancers worldwide has hit 1 billion. But with so many people choosing the lifestyle of being their own boss and working from home, how can you set yourself apart? Here are six...

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5 Ways to Get into Sport

Not everyone loves sport, and that’s OK. It seems like there are two categories of people in life. There are those who can’t get enough of anything sport-related, attending football and rugby games, screaming at the referee, and following their team religiously. And then there are those who couldn’t care less and...

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How to Support Your School Work

While education is a mechanism that helps you become more confident and independent, you must put strategies in place that will support you during the studying process. This doesn’t mean cheating, but instead, means finding a way to get more involved, positively encouraging yourself to study and developing your own strategies to...

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Why you should study with the Open University

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Do you want to continue your education without leaving your job? There could be many other reasons for why you cannot go to a regular college. Nothing should come in the way of education. The OU offers you the path to pursue higher education for anyone with a desire to learn. There...

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