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Dechox: The Halfway Mark (Tips & Advice)

In case you didn't know already, I'm taking part in Dechox to raise money for the British Heart Foundation, and you can find out all about it here. This means that for the past 15 days I've been completely chocolate-free and, more importantly, I'M HALFWAY THROUGH! It's been super hard, particularly during certain times in the… Continue reading Dechox: The Halfway Mark (Tips & Advice)

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Recipe: Delicious Biscoff Cupcakes

If you've never tried Biscoff biscuits before, you're seriously missing out. A sweet, crunchy biscuit, with a caramelised taste, they're perfect for dunking in your tea or coffee. Mmm. However, recently I discovered an even better way to enjoy them, thanks to a recipe from Three Brits. As someone with a really strong sweet tooth, the… Continue reading Recipe: Delicious Biscoff Cupcakes

Applying to University

Top 5 Reasons to Go to University

Once you've left college, or finished your A-levels, there is often an expectation to go to University. A lot of us seem to assume that it's the right thing to do, but we don't often think about why. So, here are 5 reasons why you should considering studying at University. It's likely to improve your career… Continue reading Top 5 Reasons to Go to University

Applying to University

Which Uni is Right for Me?

For those of you who are applying to University this year, you will no doubt be waiting eagerly to hear from Universities about whether or not you've been accepted. Final decisions by Universities will have all been made in the next few months, so there isn't too long to wait (if you don't know your personal deadline,… Continue reading Which Uni is Right for Me?

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The Real Life of a Student

Hello everyone! I'm Lauren, 19 years old, and studying English Literature and Philosophy at Durham University. I absolutely love to write; I currently work for B**P (nebeep.com) and have been involved with a number of other publications in the past. So, what's the point of setting up this blog? Well, being a student can be… Continue reading The Real Life of a Student