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postheadericon How to Concentrate on Studies

How to Concentrate on Studies

Four Parts:Creating an Environment for Proper ConcentrationStaying FocusedMaking Concentrating EasierUsing Technology To Your AdvantageCommunity Q&A Are you having trouble concentrating on your studies? Well don’t worry – it happens to the best of students. Maybe you just need to shake up your study patterns, try a new technique, or simply come up with a really effective study plan that allows your mind breaks as often as you need. With the right set-up, concentrating will be easier. Part 1 Creating an Environment for Proper Concentration 1 Choose the right spot. A…

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How to Complete the NaNoWriMo Challenge

National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo, is a wonderful opportunity to sit down and get the first draft of your novel on paper. But how do you do it? Read on to find out. 1 Prepare well. In order to get those words onto the page, you’re going to need to do a lot of planning beforehand. Do character sketches or outlines. In order to write about them, you need to know your characters – what are their back stories, their motivations? Get inside their heads! Outline each chapter or…

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How to Complete Your UCAS Application

To apply to go to university in the UK, you nearly always have to go through the UCAS application procedure. This can seem very complicated at first, but it’s relatively simple if you take it step by step. This guide will help you sign up and complete the UCAS form. 1 Go to the UCAS Apply website. This is where you will begin the sign-up process. Click on Register / Log in to use Apply. There may be two different years to choose from. Make sure you select the year…

postheadericon How to Compose a Business Email to Someone You Do Not Know

How to Compose a Business Email to Someone You Do Not Know

Three Parts:Beginning the EmailWriting the EmailFinishing the EmailCommunity Q&A When you work in business, you may often need to compose an email to someone you don’t know. While somewhat awkward, it’s part of professional life. There are certain rules of etiquette you need to follow when sending a professional email to a stranger. Part 1 Beginning the Email 1 Do your research. There is a variety of information you need to know before composing an email to a stranger. Before you begin typing, take a quick look at the website…

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How to Complete a Project on Time

Have a tough deadline on an important project? Here are some quick tips on getting it done on time! 1 Review the rubric for the project to make sure you are clear on the directions. If your teacher did not give you a rubric then write all the components of the project on a sheet of paper. If you are unclear on any of the directions then ask your teacher first so you don’t end up doing the wrong thing. 2 Mark the due date of the project on your…

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How to Compile a Dossier on a Person

Three Methods:Compiling an Investigative Journalism DossierAssembling a Teaching DossierMaking an Adoption DossierCommunity Q&A A dossier is a collection of information and documents about a specific individual. If you are a civilian, you might need to make a dossier if you’re an investigative journalist, a college level teacher, or looking to adopt a child. The process is long, and can be exhausting, but giving yourself adequate time and knowing all the proper protocol can help you successfully complete a dossier. Method 1 Compiling an Investigative Journalism Dossier 1 Identify the person…

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How to Complain and Get Results

Two Methods:Starting the ComplaintEscalating the ComplaintCommunity Q&A Everyone has experienced the disappointment of making a purchase or requesting a service only to have something go terribly wrong. In some cases the incident isn’t worth getting fired up about, but there are other times when making a complaint is the right thing to do. If you’re going to the trouble to make a complaint, you want to make sure you get results, whether that means a refund, a do-over or simply an apology. Read on to learn more about how to…

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How to Complete a Project in School

We all know that feeling we get when the Social Studies teacher goes to the front of the room and announces that what she is about to inform us about a project that will be due in two weeks. Any late work will result in a reduced grade. Just what you need. Here are the steps to finishing a huge project to the best of your abilities. 1 Make a To-Do list the day you get the information, starting with the guidelines, the rules, the exceptions, the little details, and…

postheadericon How to Complete a High School Euclidean Proof

How to Complete a High School Euclidean Proof

Two Methods:PreparationFormal ProofCommunity Q&A Euclidean geometry is one of the first mathematical fields where results require proofs rather than calculations. Proof-writing is the standard way mathematicians communicate what results are true and why. The entire field is built from Euclid’s five postulates. Method 1 Preparation Everything in this section is considered scratch work. It isn’t part of the proof, but doing these steps will help you to write a correct and efficient proof later. It’s hard to write a mathematical proof on the fly; you need to understand why it…

postheadericon How to Complain About Radio Show Hosts Who Use Their Position for Personal Deals

How to Complain About Radio Show Hosts Who Use Their Position for Personal Deals

Have you ever noticed a radio show host complaining that he or she didn’t get a good deal in a store, car dealer’s, entertainment centre etc., with the full expectation that those businesses are probably listening and will suddenly remedy the situation? If this irritates you as a listener, it is important to take a stand. 1 Make sure that your facts are straight. It is never a good idea to get uppity when your facts are inaccurate! 2 Write an e-mail or letter to the radio station. Make it…