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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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Applying to university: studying Physics

Any keen readers of the MyTutor blog over the last year may remember a piece on why ph...

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Applying to university: studying Business Management

I hesitated for a long time between a Marketing degree or a Business Management degree...

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8 reasons why you should study English at university

It will improve your language skills. “But I’m an A-level English student!” I he...

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6 celebrities with unexpected degrees

On-screen, celebrities are known for their acting skills, musical abilities or larger ...

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I want to be a lawyer: should I study law at university?

It seems obvious, right? If you want to become a solicitor or barrister, you should go...

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Are we really made of stardust?

Probably at some point during your life you’ve heard the phrase, “We’re made of ...

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Tackling the BMAT

The BioMedical Admissions Test (BMAT) is not easy to prepare for, because it’s not l...

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Tackling the UKCAT

The UK Clinical Aptitude Test (UKCAT) is a two-hour computer-based test. It is part of...

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