Ten Ways to Improve Your Grades

  It is possible to improve your grades by self-editing your essay or assignment before you hand it in. Many students fail to look over their work once they have completed it, or they do not know what to look for. This means that students are handing in work that contains spelling mistakes, grammatical errors, unclear or clumsy writing, and referencing and formatting errors. Some students have even greater problems with issues such as the clarity and consistency of their argument or their essay organisation. These types of mistakes are costing you grades! You might be very surprised how much your grades can be improved through editing your own work before you hand it in. This article will explain ten ways you …

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How To Improve Your Grades

This article is intended for students going to university for the first time, though it might also have some helpful hints for more experienced undergrads. It will also probably be more relevant to students of Humanities and Social Sciences subjects. 1. Manage Your Time Effectively   Don’t wait until an assignment or essay is due in a couple of weeks before you start working on it. You will soon realise that all your assignments (both minor and major) will be due around the same time, and if you do it this way you will end up cramming a semester’s worth of work into only a few weeks. This will not result in good grade Instead, plan how much time you …

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