How I write an essay
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How I write an essay

Essays are probably the bread and butter of academic work at university. Even exams have essay components or are essay exams. So, I think it’s safe to say that waxing the skill that is essay-writing at a university level is quite essential. When I started my first essay, I had no clue where to start. It was pretty stressful…
A letter to my sixth-form self
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A letter to my sixth-form self

Dear Sunita So, you’ve just been given an offer from Durham University – I’m so proud of you! I remember how much thought you put into your personal statement, and how hard you worked to get those predicted grades and glowing references from your schoolteachers. Maybe you hadn’t heard of Durham before you started…