3 elements to a good essay introduction

3 elements to a good essay introduction

Ahhhhh…the dreaded introduction. Where do I start? See, I struggle to begin with a good intro as well at times. An introduction is like our first impression: it counts. Your introduction is supposed to be mesmerising, captivating, and clear as a bright summer’s day....
Almost there: An academic audit [Guide]

Almost there: An academic audit [Guide]

You’re either halfway or more than halfway through your first semester in university. Here are a few things you should audit to make sure you are all geared up for the coming weeks! Are you good with deadlines?  This is a great time to check if you are managing your...
It’s a break, not a holiday.

It’s a break, not a holiday.

I am a bit of a bearer of bad news here. Easter holiday for the general population, and study break for students. See the differences in that sentence? Holiday means kayaking, boat riding, sightseeing, waking up at 11 in the morning, and still feel no guilt. Study...
Unofficial assignment guide

Unofficial assignment guide

The assignment period is creeping up. You look at all these deadlines and be like: ‘I didn’t sign up for this crap’. You still have to do it, though, for the sake of not being haunted in the future by your split-second laziness. Since we are all tired from this whole...
Marie Kondo your studying-from-home-blues.

Marie Kondo your studying-from-home-blues.

With the ongoing lockdown due to the pandemic, we are almost always prepared for the worst-case scenario. Some of your universities’ might have already transitioned to full-time online teaching. In contrast, some will be moving between online and physical learning....
Studying in University: Assumption vs Reality

Studying in University: Assumption vs Reality

We have a certain expectation as to how the tertiary study should be. Whether you are going to uni for the first time after high school or doing a part-time study while working full time, here are a few stark contrasts that you should prepare yourself for! Assumption:...