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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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3 revision myths you should watch out for

Exams can be stressful, and we’re all familiar with that image of a straight A stude...

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The Pomodoro Technique: the best productivity method?

In the 1980s, Francesco Cirillo revealed his secret to ultimate time management: the P...

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5 things to bring to your Oxbridge interview

Don’t be caught unprepared! Here are 5 things to bring to your Oxbridge intervie...

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5 tips on how to prepare for your Oxbridge interview

How to prepare for an Oxbridge interview? It is, for some, the most challenging part o...

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Should I move away for university or stay close to home?

It is extremely exciting choosing which university to go to. You may even start to ima...

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MyTutor is a finalist in the Bett Awards 2018

We are delighted to announce that MyTutor has been shortlisted for the Bett ‘Innovat...

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Is the IB right for you?

The honest pros and cons of the International Baccalaureate The International Baccalau...

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6 Times Scientists Royally Messed Up

Scientists have a certain reputation. Whenever you hear someone say they are a scienti...

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10 things to think about when writing your personal statement

The time has come to start on your personal statement: that ever-important piece of wr...

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