The human brain is simply astonishing; its complexity and abilities are are only just becoming understood, and its capacity for development and the expansion of its capabilities are being shown to be almost limitless. At the heart of it lies a huge conundrum. People have witnessed the “gray matter” that makes up the brain; they have dissected it, cut it up, examined it and microscopically analyzed it - but in all this research and development activity nobody has seen that most elusive of things; nobody has ever seen a “thought.”
May 27, 2016- Posted to Writing Tips
31 years ago, in the dimly lit back corridor which stretched from the refectory down to the lower common room, somebody put an essay on one of the noticeboards outside the administration office. Nobody would have taken any notice of it usually, but there was some kind of industrial action going on, and the accommodation section was being annoying about the rental payments, and our landlord was being less than understanding.
May 20, 2016- Posted to Writing Tips
It does get to you sometimes doesn't it? Mostly when you get home, and the idiots that you left behind are all having a great time and spending lots of money, whilst you are still dirt poor, and can hardly afford to get a round of drinks. Then, while they’re out hitting the local bars and clubs, you're sitting indoors, desperately trying to study for this important essay paper that has been overdue for a couple of weeks now.
February 25, 2016- Posted to Writing Tips
February 05, 2016- Posted to Writing Tips
First, let’s make one thing clear. Plenty of people own businesses, but do not have an entrepreneurial mindset. They simply purchase businesses and let them continue to run as they always have. These people are better thought of as investors. There’s nothing wrong with this. It’s just important to remember that a business owner should not always be thought of as an example of an entrepreneur.
February 03, 2016- Posted to Writing Tips
Every one of us has a different world view. These individual perspectives are influenced by a variety of factors. These include our family, our friends, the things that we’ve experienced, and the cultures in which we live. Then, there is also the influence of our own personalities. Unfortunately, we receive mixed messages about the personal characteristics and quirks that set us apart. On one hand, we are told to feel good about ours, and we are told to be ourselves.
January 21, 2016- Posted to Writing Tips
The Internet is on “content overload.” If you want your content read and shared, and of course you do, then yours will have to be more stunning ad more engaging than what others are putting out there. So, how do you get the kind of content that everyone loves to read? There are a few “rules” that should guide you.
December 09, 2015- Posted to Writing Tips
The British Chamber of Commerce has a bad report card for British preparatory schools. In a survey, the results of which were just recently released. 2/3 of British companies state that young people who graduate secondary school and enter the work force are ill-prepared for the real world of work.
Your introductory paragraph should begin with a hook. This is a quote, anecdote, interesting fact, humorous statement, or other opening line that will get your readers interested. Some writers chooses to open their introductory paragraph by presenting readers with a snap shot of dialogue that occurs between two or more of the characters.
There is just no getting around it. Every application that you submit to the schools you want to attend must have a college admission essay included in the packet. The college admission essay is used as a way to gauge both your ability to communicate effectively in written form, and to measure how well you will fit in with the culture at the school your are applying to.