Essays, paperwork and 2014 candidacies
March 31, 2013 ~ Filed Under: Robocity Leaders, Writing ~ 412 words
Hey essay.cc, let me tell you that you are wonderful! XD I had a big paper due for school, and as you guys may know… I am graduating this year, so the pressure was REALLY on to write something amazing. I know I’m not a bad writer, but I am very well aware there are ALWAYS room for improvements for everyone, and I’m no exception. So I trotted over to essay.cc, took a look at some samples and selected the one that best suited the direction of the topic of my essay and constructed my personal thesis around the model.
Yeah, I worried for all of two seconds that I was cheating by using a model, but I realized— that’s here for my benefit so I can learn how to put together a really successful, hard hitting piece of work. If this were cheating, would the website owner have put it out here for our use? NO! That’s silly. I ended up acing that particular essay for my class, and I know whom I can thank for that fact— you rock, essay.cc! :D
OK, so… after this very enthusiastic tribute, I’ll have to turn off the Internet and focus on some paperwork for the Rolamaton Archives. Eek! I’ll come around soon.
EDIT/11.08 PM/: I wonder why I always end up burdened by so much paperwork that piles up on top of school work. *sigh* Sorry to say this, but I can’t wait for my Leadership mandate to be over and to pass the baton to another Robocitan. If you head over leadership2014 @ robocity.in, you’ll notice we Leaders have been discussing possible candidates over the last few years. That doesn’t mean we already know who the new Leaders will be, but these people will certainly receive our invitations to candidacy. Again, invitations do not preclude other Robocitans from voting their own picks at the moment of election, but in case someone wins that is not suitable for Leadership (discussions will follow), we’re going to propose our candidates to all Robocitans (previous agreement) and we’d see how things go.
Anyway — and I mean it — no more one-decade Leaderships! :D It’s too long and it’s time Rolamaton switches to a more agile mandate– 5 years. That’s for the best, believe me.
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Writing and a marketing pearl
Wow, am I ever under a ton of pressure! @_@
I’m graduating this year— or shall I say “I hope I am graduating this year,” which hinges on whether or not I finish this paper that’s been weighing on my mind for a better part of the month now.
Cyclonus is a great brother and understands the topics I’m slotted to write about, so maybe it’d be in my best interest to ask for a hand. After all, brothers are there to help each other out in times of need, and I would much rather ask Cyc for his help rather than risk not graduating and wasting all of the efforts and hard work I put into college.
There’s a service tailored for students in United Kingdom that I’ve been using to revise the differences between the many types of essay papers, and to learn a few tricks to make my writing more engaging than it I’ve been told it is (I work for Fulmine, so it’s a given that I can write, but when I have to write for school it all becomes harder!).
What I love the most about these services is the amount of free writing help they give on their websites. They sell a service, of course, but they also give so much to the random student stumbling upon their pages that just THIS thing makes them appealing to my wallet. LOL! I realize this comment might sound a little silly, but think of this—
the more you give for free, the more you will earn.
It’s a given in the marketing world. A brand doesn’t make itself loved by people with slogans and advertisements. It makes itself loved with free, valuable content, and word of mouth. These things link people to brands through the means of solidarity. :) Isn’t it beautiful?
One of the first lessons I learned as a Leader of Rolamaton.
When a tutor screws you up…
March 26, 2013 ~ Filed Under: College, E-Learning ~ 445 words
Monday 25th we Leaders held our 2:00-5:00 PM Monthly Reunion. Nothing great happened, no exceptional initiatives— just the usual planning for our Spring festival, a calendar for the Space Captains performances outside of Rolamaton, monthly financial statements, trips (actually, NO trips, because our budget won’t allow it for 2013), the Guardians, apartments and public services. Immigrants? Yeah, sure; but nothing new is really going on and our new buildings should allow for at least another dozen immigrations throughout the year.
I know, I couldn’t be less impressed, but this kind of Reunion has become as boring as some tutoring sessions I’ve been at back in November.
Sorry about that, but I needed to let it out…
Tutoring should be a pleasant and reassuring moment in a student’s life. I’ve heard of tutors who would make depression disappear from their students’ faces and minds before the course even started, and who turn these young people’s potential into solid academic or marketable skills.
Oh dear, I have experienced NONE of this!
Back in November 2012, my parents hired a private tutor to assist me in catching up with lost schoolwork caused by my Leadership duties. The tutor – a human being – came from outside Rolamaton, he presented himself as an highly competent professional who took tutoring at heart and deeply cared about his students. But I would be lying if I told you it was all smiles and roses with that tutor. I was never interested in being tutored in the first place; I had to force myself to, out of necessity, but this guy was VERY dull.
For starters, I had trouble understanding the way he explained the topics; he managed to ruin topics I had a vested interest in and made the whole process unnecessarily painful. Hearing them once was boring enough to say nothing of hearing them droned at me again by my tutor.
So I’ll go with a tutor online and spare myself from further hassle. I’m less than a semester from graduation and I have enough stuff on my shoulders to deal with. I found Oktutor.net and I may just go with it, you know; this is NOTHING like that traditional boring tutoring I’ve been at. The site can keep a young man’s mind active and engaged in the topic at hand, not like that tutor I had, who had no real interest in what he was teaching me. Ugh… even the simple memory is painful for my neurons. X_X
What is your experience with tutors and tutoring in general?