Category Archives for Books and reading

Celebrating one year of The Ten Step Guide to Acing Every Exam You Ever Take

I’m so excited that my book, The Ten Step Guide to Acing Every Exam You Ever Take is one year old today! I can’t believe it. To celebrate I’ve had this video made to share some of the lovely things that people have said about the book and showcase how the book can help you, […]

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How much further reading is too much further reading?

I often talk about how important it is to do further reading, over and beyond the demands of your GCSE and A-Level courses. It’s vital because: Further reading will be the foundation of what you write about in your personal statement It allows you to deepen and broaden your knowledge of your subjects, making you […]

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The Best Twitter Accounts and Hashtags to Help you Improve Your Grades

  You must know by now that you should be reading around your subject/s for two very good reasons: It will help you get into university and is a great thing to write about in your UCAS personal statement It will help you get better grades because you’ll have a deeper and broader understanding of […]

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The pleasures and adventures of summer reading (5 books I recommend to you)

This is what I’ve done so far this summer: Lived through tragedy and thwarted love Discovered (again) that sticking with difficult things is often very rewarding Grappled with ethical, religious and legal issues with a high court judge Embarked on a quest for freedom and women’s rights Learnt how to deal with rejection in a […]

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