Sample Oxford University Interview Questions

Sticking with our university theme, could you describe what a rock looks like? This is one of the many sample questions that Oxford University releases so that prospective students have an idea of what to expect at interview. Other sample questions include: What can historians not find out about the past? What are the different… Read More

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8 Top Tips for Ending Your (University) Personal Statement

For those seeking a career as an officer in the armed forces, university can be a very important stepping stone on that journey. Personal statements for university are an important tool for admissions teams to learn about, and understand, you – and why you want to enter university. As much as your whole personal statement… Read More

Does Gender & Social Mobility Modify the Effect of Birth Weight on Total & Central Obesity?

Research Paper Title Gender and social mobility modify the effect of birth weight on total and central obesity. Background Little is known about the interaction between gender and low birth weight (LBW) and lifelong social mobility as an explanation of the etiology of obesity. The aim of the present study was to evaluate total and… Read More

Everything Can Be Corrected, But Stupid!

“Youth ages, immaturity is outgrown, ignorance can be educated, and drunkenness sobered, but stupid lasts forever.” Aristophanes (444-385 BC), son of Philippus, of the deme Kydathenaion, was a comic playwright of ancient Athens. Other versions include: “Stupid is forever, ignorance can be fixed.” “Ignorance can be educated and crazy can be medicated but there’s no… Read More

Recording Veterans Experiences Transitioning to Post-Secondary Education

Research Paper Title Experiences of Veterans Transitioning to Post-secondary Education. Background An increasing number of US military veterans are entering post-secondary education with problems attributed to deployed military service. The primary objective of this research was to describe the lived experiences of student veterans transitioning from active military service to post-secondary education. Methods Phenomenological interviews… Read More

Truth: Presumptions & Assumptions

“The most rigid barrier to truth is the assumption you already have it.” Unknown Also presented as: “The only true barrier to truth is the presumption that you already have it.” “The only certain barrier to truth is the presumption that you already have it.”

Perspectives on Distance Education & e-Learning in the South African Military

Research Paper Title Distance Education and e-Learning in the South African Military. Outline When writing about contemporary South African military issues, scholars face some difficulty. Firstly, very little, if any, scholarly research emanating from within the military is being published in South Africa or elsewhere at present. On the surface it appears as if the military… Read More