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Word Choice: Chord vs. Cord

Since they sound identical when spoken, it’s easy to confuse the words ‘chord’ and ‘cord’. But avoiding mistakes like this is vital in academic writing, so we’ve prepared this quick guide ...

26 October 2016 | 0 comments

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26/10/16

How to Quote Sources with APA Referencing

APA style referencing – developed by the American Psychological Association – is used for citing sources by academics in the social and behavioural sciences around the world. It’s therefore no s...

28 October 2016 | 0 comments

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28/10/16

Adding Page and Section Breaks in Microsoft Word

When wanting to start something on a new page in Microsoft Word, many people simply hit ‘Enter’ repeatedly until a new page appears. This is a bad idea for two reasons: Any edits or formatting cha...

28 October 2016 | 0 comments

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28/10/16

5 Ways to Balance Your Life and Your Studies

Each day comprises twenty-four hours. That’s 1,440 minutes – or 86,400 seconds – in which to cram everything you need to get done (even less if you waste your time calculating the number of seco...

28 October 2016 | 0 comments

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28/10/16

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