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6 Tutoring Myths

by Anita Naik

Myths abound about tutoring. Common beliefs are - it's only for those who struggle, tutors aren't trained, and there is no benefit to tutoring. Here are five tutoring myths that aren't true and how a tutor can help you.

Tutors are not teachers and don't have the same skills

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How to Look After Your Mental Health

by Anita Naik

Lockdown, new tiers, two-week quarantines, online lessons, mock exams and now rapid testing in schools from 2021, it's all likely to have taken it's a toll on you this year. Just some reasons why looking after your mental health matters more than ever right now.

A growing body of evidence suggests ...

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How to Pass GCSE French

by Anita Naik

GCSEs for Modern foreign languages may decline in the UK, but French remains the most popular language GCSE with many schools insisting you take it. If you're working on your French GCSE and finding it hard to study or revise effectively, here's how to pass with flying colours.

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5 Common mistakes students make

by Anita Naik

Tutors, examiners and teachers often see the same student mistakes over and over again. Mistakes that hinder learning and lower your marks. Yet, it's not a lack of revision or understanding that they reference here, but the small things all students can work on. From procrastination to not checking ...

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How to study effectively

by Anita Naik

Another school year has started, and with it comes more chances for upheaval and changes. It pays to know how to study effectively to safeguard your learning so that your bases are covered no matter what happens with exam dates and marking in 2022.

Here's what you need to know.

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