Ten Anthropology books you should read

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If you’re thinking about taking up anthropology at degree level, or you’re simply curious about the discipline, it can feel quite intimidating to figure out where to start reading. Anthropology is a vast subject, encompassing elements of other disciplines in its methodologies and analyses, and as a result, there are thousands of books and journals... Read more »

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What Does The New Tory Government Mean For Us?

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The new conservative government will preside over us for the next five years, bringing new laws into practice, while scrapping other (important) ones in the process. Britain, now fully in the hands of the Tories (besides Scotland who, thankfully have an SNP majority), will change drastically, and while a handful of us have the privilege of remaining relatively... Read more »

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Applying to Graduate School in America: How to Apply

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  For the previous post in this series, I created a guide detailing the steps you need to take before applying to graduate school in the US. Now that you’ve finished those procedures, you’re ready to apply to your chosen programmes at your chosen universities. There is no easy way around US graduate applications: it can be a long, gruelling and... Read more »

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Study skills: Getting to grips with Critical Thinking

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  The value of a college education is not the learning of many facts but the training of the mind to think – Albert Einstein Critical thinking is arguably one of the most important modes of thought you will develop through higher education. It enables you to analyse, critique, retain, and most importantly, be reflexive about what you learn.... Read more »

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10 Ways to Cope With Anxiety During the Exam Period

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While providing us with a wealth of knowledge and important qualifications that’ll hopefully catapult us into the careers of our choice, the education system can also be a source of deep stress and mental anguish. Coursework deadlines, hard-to-grasp course material, stacks of reading and looming exams can contribute to anxiety, depression and other forms of... Read more »

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