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  • The art of using difficult words in your writing

    The idea or tendency to use difficult vocabulary in order to enhance a write up is not uncommon. In fact, it is something that many people believe to be the integral part of a standard, modern-day article. Although this is not true, there is no hard and fast rule that disallows the use of such hard words.

  • Stand-up Comedians That Need Your Attention

    Sometime about three years ago, I got into stand-up comedy. I started with YouTube videos of some amateur comedians who performed at random open-mics, and upon finding them quite hilarious I decided to look into some more popular names, expecting them to be even better.

  • Free Online Courses to hone your skills

    Skills are fundamental, and a necessity in today's world. Fortunately, we are also in the era of technological revolution. It would be a shame if we didn't use that to our advantage and acquire skills of our choosing that will in one way or the other help shape our future.

  • Ruining conversations: Awkward people problems

    To most people, the best conversations are the effortless ones, where they don't have to worry about what to say because it just flows through. To awkward beings like me, that concept alone is foreign.

  • Pre-university skills to work on

    If you're free from the hassles of admission exams or have the desire to start a bit early for your forthcoming university life, you can look into these points and start working on them.

  • Preparing for your first university presentation

    Presentation is the action of formally putting yourself in a position to encounter public judgment, or so it would seem to students facing their very first presentation.

  • Why not learn a foreign language?

    Being a bi/multilingual is like owning a linguistic superpower with which you can upgrade all aspects of your life - be it your career, higher education or social life.

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