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3 weeks ago

6 top takeaways from "How to Learn: MyTutor with Barbara Oak...

Teens spend a lot of their time working out what to study and how to do better at school, but few of us get taught how to develop the learning habits that will see us through school and beyond. Last...

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2 days ago

How the pandemic has changed education - and what we can do ...

Needless to say, it’s been a year unlike any other in UK education – the most disrupted year since WW2 to be precise. There have been lows, extra lows, and a fair few highs for many families too. It’s no...

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1 week ago

How to help your teen get ready for the Summer term

In a normal year, the Easter holidays are revision-central. You might have thought it’d be different this year with national exams cancelled, but for many this is still the case, as most schools are holding internal exams to contribute to...

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2 weeks ago

5 reasons why teens should catch up on exercise this holiday...

Since schools first closed last year (and then opened, and then closed again…), parents have all been worried about their kids falling behind on their learning. And with so much focus on catching up lately, it’s been easy to forget...

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6 ways to remember things

3 months ago

In every school subject, remembering information is pretty central. Of course, you nee...

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5 skills that employers look for

When you’re thinking about what sort of career you might want in the future, it ...

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Our 10 exam revision tips for 2019

Christmas is long over, and those exams that seemed so far away are now in the not too...

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Personal statement tips: help your child write a punchy personal statement

Mistakes can slip into even the most polished UCAS applications. As one of MyTutorR...

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Applying to university: studying at Imperial

Imagine your daily walk to lectures as a university student. Do you picture the ice sk...

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Bouncing back after results day

Have your results day hit you hard? Here’s some advice on how to recover like a ...

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How to cope with exam failure

You’re numb. You’re crying. You’ve got a lump in your throat. Finding out you’...

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Amazing women in history you need to know about

Society often celebrates famous and impressive men from throughout history; few days p...

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Applying to university: becoming a medical student

If you have spoken to any professionals about your ambitions to pursue medicine, they ...

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