Chemistry How To: Electrochemical Cell

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In this blog, we demonstrate the most common redox reactions in chemistry, electrochemical cells. Learn how to identify electrodes and solve questions with examples!

AP English Literature: How to Tackle Poetry for Multiple Choice Questions (Part 2)

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The AP exams are coming up! Don't miss my guide on how to answer multiple choice questions for AP English Literature!

AP English Literature: How to Tackle Poetry for Multiple Choice Questions

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Poetry for AP English Literature can be daunting. However, a few simple strategies can make it manageable!

How to Approach Optimization Questions in Calculus

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A quick look at applying optimization in calculus. This process is common in both AP and IB syllabi.

The TOEFL and University Application

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There are a lot of standardized tests you'll need to take to apply to American schools - the TOEFL may be one of them. Will you need to take the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language), and if so, what should you expect to see on this test?

The Pursuit of Fission

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A profile of the discovery of Nuclear Fission by the pioneering scientist Lise Mietner, the first woman to be appointed a Professor of Physics in Germany.

Golden Ratio: Math or Art?

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The Golden Ratio is a Mathematical concept that dates back centuries and has been widely studied by many renowned mathematicians. Over the course of time, it is no longer just applied in Math but can now be seen in virtually all fields, especially the Arts.

Fancy a Free Foundation Year at Cambridge?

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A new Foundation Year programme has been launched at Cambridge, offering students from disadvantaged backgrounds a new pathway to undergraduate study. Find out from Karen, our Oxbridge admissions consultant, the details of this exciting opportunity...

SAT Essay Writing

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According to the College Board's 2020 SAT data, many students received the minimum score for the analysis portion of the SAT Essay. Here's how to do much better than that on the Essay.

Setting your Sights on Success

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Many students approach Paper 1 with only one goal in mind, analysing the text’s stylistic devices. But there’s more to it. Fifty-percent of the task is analysing the text’s structural features. So, come exam day, if you're analysing for both structure and style, you're sure to increase your score.

Developing and Maintaining Your Extracurriculars During a Pandemic

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The COVID-19 pandemic shouldn't prevent us from pursuing our extracurricular passions. Read on to see how you can adjust your activities and even take up new pursuits!

How to Use Chi Square Test on Raw Data

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In any experiment, raw data has to be converted to something scientifically significant. One of the ways being taught in IB is chi-square, which is confusing to many students. Here is a 4-step example that turns raw data into a conclusion.

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