The Sherpa Blog

STEM, Education and Online Tutoring News from the Sherpa Team.

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How to Create an English Literature Revision Cheatsheet
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Esalan

5 months ago

Dive into our English tutor's expert guide on crafting your personalized revision cheat sheet. Learn how to analyze literature effectively and maintain accessible, organised notes.
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Comparing Teaching Experiences: The UK, South Africa and South Korea
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Claire S

5 months ago

Explore a seasoned teacher's experiences in the UK, South Africa, and South Korea. Discover unique perspectives, teaching methodologies, and cultural influences that shape the educational jou
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The Science Of Effective Revision
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Tabitha G

6 months ago

Unlock your exam success with expert insights! Explore 10 proven tips for effective GCSE and A-level revision based on the science of memory and cognition written by a Psychology tutor.
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10 Top Tips For Year 10!
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Russell Kilgour

6 months ago

Discover essential tips for a successful start to your GCSE journey in Year 10. From effective time management to subject research, the path to academic excellence begins here!
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Is Primary School Tuition Right For My Child?
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Imran M

6 months ago

Child development during primary school is extremely important. Learning with a tutor is very effective and leads to lifetime gains in attitude and attainment in school.
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Dyslexia and Online Tutoring
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Finnbar

6 months ago

Discover firsthand insights from an experienced tutor navigating the world of educating children with dyslexia. Explore Finn's classroom and online teaching journey.
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Essential Tips for The Night Before An Exam
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Imran M

6 months ago

From creating a calming atmosphere to promoting healthy routines, our expert advice helps both parents and students navigate the night before the exam with confidence.
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Choosing GCSE Subjects: A Comprehensive Guide
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Russell Kilgour

7 months ago

A comprehensive guide on how to choose your GCSE subjects including what to expect when you study them and what that could mean for your future career.
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Top Tips for Success With a KS3 or KS4 English Tutor
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Nicola K

7 months ago

Tutor Nicola explains some top tips for ensuring you get the most out of your English tutor as you start GCSEs at KS4 or prepare for them next year after KS3!
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How Do You Pass The BMAT & Medicine Interview?
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Russell Kilgour

7 months ago

Sherpa Tutor Sayon is a Medical Student at Oxford University. He is sharing his tips and tricks for passing the BMAT admissions test and making a great impression in the interviews.
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Oxbridge & Medical School Application Guide
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Russell Kilgour

7 months ago

A complete guide on the process of applying to Oxbridge Universities and Medical Schools. Graduates and current students share their application and interview tips and experiences.
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What to Expect in the Year 6 SATs Exams
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Nikey

7 months ago

A complete parents' guide to the KS2 Year 6 SAT exams. Read about exactly how many exams there are, how long they are and what exactly they are testing for.
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Going to Uni: The Complete Checklist!
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Russell Kilgour

8 months ago

Our complete guide for everything to bring to university including bedroom, bathroom, kitchen and study supplies. We've included survival tips for shared accommodation too!
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What If You Fail Your Final Exams?
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Russell Kilgour

8 months ago

So, you've had a disappointing results day. Don't let it get you down there are plenty of ways to bounce back. In this blog, we talk you through the next steps.
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Writing a Personal Statement in 2023
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Farah

8 months ago

Top tutor and current student Farah gives you her top tips on how to write the perfect personal statement to show your best qualities and get you into the university of your choice.
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