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6 awesome degrees and courses for creative people

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6 awesome degrees and courses for creative people

If you are creative, choose a career that suits your talent. Creative industries are extensive and incorporate a wide variety of skills. Creativity doesn’t have to be limited to an arts degree – use your originality to think outside of the box when applying for a course or degree!

There are lots of courses and degrees available for creative people. We chose six options that might be right for you…
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Can PR professionals save the World?

Can PR professionals save the World?
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PR is not something you would generally associate with corporate social responsibility. Public relations is about generating public attention, putting a positive spin on events, saving reputations, and putting out fires. It’s not about saving the world, surely?

Maybe not, but PR companies can keep their clients on the straight and narrow and they can inspire positive change.
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Pros and cons of technology in classroom



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In a short amount of time, developing technologies have changed the landscape of the education system.  Students of the 21st century have grown accustomed to technology and good teachers have figured out how to implement it into their lesson plans.  As with everything else, there are some pros and cons to using technology in the classroom.  Here are some examples of the good and the bad.

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Teach children how to communicate visually

Teach children how to communicate visually

Today’s kids have more avenues of communication than their parents could have imagined just a couple of decades ago. Smartphones, tablet computers and instant online access can enhance a child’s educational development, and also play an increasingly important role in helping shape later adult life.

By giving kids the tools to communicate visually, you prepare them for a lifetime of greater understanding.

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How parents encourage children’s inquisition?

How parents encourage children's inquisition?

The fact that children come into the world with a seemingly unquenchable inquisition is a good thing for encouraging them to take an interest in their academic subjects. This natural curiosity is perfect for subjects (like science) that involve understanding the world around us.

Here are some tips on nurturing this natural desire to explore.
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How to seek counsel help while at University?

How to seek counsel help while at University?

Many students find their university years particularly challenging, in which case seeking counselling help is the best thing for them to do so they can talk through their problems and find a way to cope with their depression or anxiety. If you feel like you need help to get through the next few years, read our guide on how to find counselling services while at university.
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4 essential tips for saving money in college

4 essential tips for saving money in college

College costs aren’t what they used to be, and students in college need to do whatever they can to save money when they’re enrolled in school. Nationwide Bank did a study on the spending habits of college students, and the average student needs to budget very carefully if they want to be able to afford everything they need. Twenty-six percent of a student’s budget goes towards room and board, and 19% goes towards tuition and associated fees. A whopping 40% goes towards discretionary costs for technology, entertainment, clothing, and cosmetics.
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3 Methods to successful self-education

3 Methods to successful self-education

Did you know that only 22% of men and 38% of women learn best by reading? The rest learn best through images, auditory, and hands-on experiences. So why do so many people choose to read a book when they want to learn a new subject? Self-education is great, but you need to make sure you’re teaching yourself in the way you learn best (and that might not be through a book). Here are three methods that might help you the next time you want to teach yourself something new.
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How to write first class essay?

How to write first class essay?
Start early!

When you’ve been given a deadline which seems really far away, it’s easy to see it as an opportunity to kick back and relax until the week before it’s due. Don’t do this! An essay written in a pre-deadline panic will never reflect your true abilities. Break it up, do it bit by bit and take the time to write it, read it and edit it as many times as you please. You’ll have a better essay and feel relaxed and confident when you hand it in.
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Make the most of your Master’s degree

Make the most of your Master's degree

If you choose to stay on at university following a first degree, it will often mean a substantial financial commitment (up to £6,000 in fees alone). There are good and bad motives for choosing this option. If you just see it as a way to delay entering the world of work, the cost in time and money involved probably won’t be worth it. It is usually those people who have a clear understanding of how it is going to improve their future prospects that gain the most from continuing with postgraduate study. A genuine interest in the topic area will also go a long way when it comes to staying motivated for the duration of your elected course. Here are a few suggestions for how you can make the most out of your time studying for a postgraduate qualification.
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