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A Letter to my Teenage Self

A Letter to my Teenage Self

Dear me, Stop being so hard on yourself. You’re so young, and you don’t have to carry the weight of the world on your shoulders. I know you’re in a bit of a crisis right…

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Why School Dress Codes are Problematic

Why School Dress Codes are Problematic

School dress codes have for some time been a fiercely debated issue, and one that I have some very strong opinions on. First things first, I want to say I’m notĀ againstĀ dress codes. Throughout life, people…

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How to acheive higher exam grades by caring less

How to acheive higher exam grades by caring less

You may or may not know that the theme of this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week is stress, and with tonnes of people from SATS age right up to university in the middle of exams…

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Why withdrawing my UCAS application twice was the best thing I ever did

Why withdrawing my UCAS application twice was the best thing I ever did

Throughout our school lives, and particularly from the age of 15 upwards, every child becomes a victim of the ‘get ready to go to uni’ narrative. I personally believe – as I’m sure many of…

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