How to analyse Primary and Secondary sources

So, what exactly are Primary and Secondary sources? Primary source: Primary sources are original materials; these can be artefacts, letters, speeches, books, videos etc. Secondary source: Secondary sources are often generalised interpretations of Primary sources. For example, a journal article was written about an ancient Greek artefact: other examples include textbooks, books (that interpret primary […]

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Is medicine right for me?

It is that time of year with the UCAT coming up soon (including the deadline to register, so make sure you get in!) that we have to critically think about Medicine and if we are truly interested. My initial answer if you were doubting medicine was to just do the UCAT and see how you […]

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How to make the most out of your senior year

Every student under the sun see’s their final year of secondary schooling as the most daunting challenge they will ever face in their lives and yet they become confounded at the few who seem to be living their best life whilst they struggle. How do these kids have a life while studying? How are they […]

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When you fail to plan, you plan to fail

A teacher who helped me and many of my peers very much in becoming better students throughout high school had a maxim: “When you fail to plan, you plan to fail.” The notion of planning is critical in attaining success in any endeavor we apply ourselves to. I was once fortunate enough to tour the […]

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