In this episode, you’ll learn the do’s and don’ts of academic writing to help you write a great essay. We’ll start by highlighting seven common mistakes that lead to subpar essays – or what I refer to as shite essays. Because learning what NOT to do can really help you get clear on what you

Last week (episode 148) we looked at her positive studying traits, so now we’re going to look at the reasons why Hermione Granger is NOT a great student. Some of her behaviours are OK at a certain dose but Hermione takes them to an unhelpful or unhealthy level. Then, some of her qualities are not

Do you wish you knew how to write an essay conclusion? Do you struggle to know what you’re supposed to write in a conclusion? How long should it be? How is it different from an introduction? Well I’m going to answer all these questions and more in this week’s episode. You’re going to learn exactly

Reflective writing. Do you find it difficult? Do you struggle to know what to write? Are you scoring anything other than great grades for reflective writing assignments? If you answered YES to any of these questions then you’re gonna want to listen to this episode because I’m going to walk you through exactly how to

Do you struggle with word count problems in your essays? Either you write too much and really struggle to cut words out, or you find it difficult to write enough and ever actually reach the word count? Whichever camp you’re in, worry no more cos I’ve got you with this episode. I’m going to cover

Do you ever find yourself diving into writing without much planning before you start your essay? I see this A LOT with the students I work with and a few things tend to happen: – the writing process takes a lot longer– the writing process is more stressful– they end up having to cut loads

Do you want to sound smarter in your writing? Or have your ideas come across more clearly? Then you need to understand these 10 words you should never use in an essay. Proofreading can often feel like the nice-to-have study task you complete if you have enough time. But I’ve proofread hundreds of essays over

While essay writing may feel like a torture device, it’s actually a process designed to help you become a better writer. If you improve your writing skills with each submission then your marks and grades will also increase. Whether you feel like your essay grades have stalled recently, or you’re not quite sure what to

Are you fed up with getting feedback on your essays that says, “your writing is too descriptive” or “not enough critical writing and analysis” or “you wasted too many words on describing”? Critical writing and thinking can be confusing, and writing in this style can feel completely alien. But staying safe with descriptive writing is