How to: write a good essay

Essays. The bane of every student’s existence, one might agree. Me? I beg to differ… to some extent. Honestly, I quite enjoyed the essay-writing aspect of both my undergraduate and postgraduate degrees; not only am I a passionate writer, but I was – and am still – deeply passionate about my courses of study, whichContinue reading “How to: write a good essay”

The annoyances of being a perfectionist in everyday life

I’m a perfectionist. I always have been. It’s just another trait of my hyper-organised self which I’ve mentioned a few times on my blog already (I even offer how-to guides for students that focus on being more organised). To a perfectionist, the slightest of errors, mistakes and mishaps that transpire on the daily can beContinue reading “The annoyances of being a perfectionist in everyday life”

How to: proofread university work

Finally! At long last, you’ve reached the end of that seemingly endless assignment – the one that you’ve been working on day and night for the last 5 days straight, the one that you’ve been dreading most of all, the one that you deemed almost impossible – so, that’s it! Done! Finished! Complete! Right? Unfortunately,Continue reading “How to: proofread university work”