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Sun’s out, books out: 8 study spots to soak up the summer weather

Winter is coming…. So enjoy the sunshine while it’s here and take your exam study sessions outdoors.

Fly through exams with these 7 study tips

Final exams can feel like a flock of seagulls stalking a piece of pizza in your hand. It’s no fun to feel encroached upon, but exams are unavoidable. So face them head-on. Here are seven study tips to help you soar.

Plagiarism

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Are you struggling with schoolwork? At this point of the semester, a lot of students find themselves flooded with assignments, projects, reports and essays. The tasks seems infinite but the time is finite. All this work can be done with proper time management and focus, but what about an easy way out? A pretty common word you will hear is plagiarism. Plagiarism is copying and pasting information such as journals, essays, or even short quotations without citing your sources. The first thing that should appear when googling ‘plagiarism’ is “DON’T DO IT”… Read More

App Review: AppBlock

As a student, one of my biggest weaknesses is technology. Scrolling on Reddit is just so easy, and studying can be so hard. When distractions are readily available and tailor-made to suit our interests, they become hard to avoid. Using my phone isn’t always a problem – I’m not against it in general – but there are certain times where I know that using my phone will only hurt what I’m trying to do. Those times are during studying, during a class, and, most of all, right before bed. I was losing… Read More