Top ten tips for preparing for an assessment

No matter what year of university you are in, you will definitely have a variety of different types of assessments throughout the year. Here are ten brilliant tips to help with time management, motivation and getting that initial kick-start. 1. Start early! Whatever type of assessment you have looming it is always a good idea … Continue reading Top ten tips for preparing for an assessment

Quick tips for finding essay materials

For me, one of the most stressful things as a Psych student is finding references papers for essays. At A-Level I could pretty much get away with typing a subject matter into google, and pull information from random pages without it needing to meet any specific criteria or needing to reference it. *Melodramatic sigh*… Those were … Continue reading Quick tips for finding essay materials

5 Simple Steps To Completing Your Essay Assignment

Completing assignments tend to follow the same sequence of events every time round, where you have loads of time, have loads of time then, gasp! The deadline is in a week and you're aiming for a first (because why would you aim any lower)! Now in my opinion the best and only way to succeed … Continue reading 5 Simple Steps To Completing Your Essay Assignment

Essay Quest: How to find the best sources

Within Global Studies, having essential readings as an online resource is a godsend! With so many different readings from different journals and authors, buying books would very quickly result in shedding out hundreds of pounds for a one time read. However when that oh so great (really not great) time comes when you have to … Continue reading Essay Quest: How to find the best sources

5 Hardest Things about Psychology Dissertation

I've discussed my dissertation quite a lot in my previous posts, from gathering resources to tips for writing a perfect psychology paper. Now that I've finally submitted it, I thought it would be useful to discuss things I've struggled with. Here's my list. 5. Referencing Referencing is one od those things that you know you don't … Continue reading 5 Hardest Things about Psychology Dissertation

Three tips for writing the perfect Psychology paper

How to write the perfect psychology research paper? I guess that's what every third-year psychology student is wondering right now. As mentioned in previous posts, dissertation for psychology students is an empirical research project, that is written up in a defined format. Sections of the report are as follows: Introduction, Methods, Results, Discussion and Appendices. Here … Continue reading Three tips for writing the perfect Psychology paper