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Grades without exams? How your teen can get the grades they ...

With exams cancelled across the UK, teens and parents across the country have been wondering what these means for GCSE and A Level grades. Unlike 2020, where exams were cancelled in late March, teens have big chunks of the curriculum...

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2 weeks ago

6 ways to remember things

In every school subject, remembering information is pretty central. Of course, you need to understand things first (thank you, teachers!), but getting knowledge to stick in your brain is up to you. Some research says that if you don’t revisit...

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3 weeks ago

So schools have closed (again). Here's how to set-up homesch...

So much for the new year being a fresh start! Just a few days into 2021 and a lockdown with school closures has happened. Having the kids home, while covid safe, isn’t ideal for any parent, but at least this...

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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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