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Word of the week: fanatic

From Oxford Dictionaries: A person filled with excessive and single-minded zeal, especially for an extreme religious or political cause: In everyday speech, 'fanatic' can be replaced with 'crazy about' or 'fan' or another term to describe a person who is outrageously passionate about something. While this is usually acceptable in casual conversation, it is important to note… Continue reading Word of the week: fanatic

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Idiom: Necessity, mother of invention

Necessity is the mother of invention This idiom* is used to express the idea that a creative solution was reached because there were no alternatives. This is usually used in situations where there was a desperate need for a solution and there were none to be found, so people had to get creative. Below is a clear… Continue reading Idiom: Necessity, mother of invention

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How to find a good tutor

Finding a good tutor can be a bit of gamble: a good ATAR doesn't automatically translate into a good tutor, going to a 'good' school also guarantees very little. So what can you do as a student/parent?  As someone who goes through the process all the time (I find and train tutors and send them… Continue reading How to find a good tutor