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Whether you already hold an unconditional offer for your dream University, you’re anxiously awaiting results day in August to see if the results lurking in the brown envelope will meet the conditions of your offer, or you’re preparing to go through clearing or adjustment, for...

 I covered two ideas in Part 1: the importance of setting medium-term goals, and when (and how) to start thinking about exam timing.In this second article, I explain how the right approach to school applications can help to reduce stress, and how to encourage a...

It’s understandable that you might feel anxious about your child’s 11-plus exams.It’s also understandable that you’ll worry about transmitting your own stress to your child.However, because this concern only adds another layer to your own anxiety, it tends to make things worse for everybody!Rather than...

September is nearing its end, and with October comes crisp breezes, the crunch of leaves underfoot, and – for many – the removal of the rose-coloured University glasses. The infamous Fresher’s Week signifies new friendships, new-found freedom, and the excitement of finally starting a course...

Following from our successful trip to the Natural History Museum in June (which you can read about here), on Saturday 15th July one of our wonderful tutors (Isobel) led a small group of students on an educational, interactive, guided tour through some of the Museum's rooms.Isobel's...

How many people tell you to work hard but at the same time to relax while you are studying for exams, or working on a project at your job?They mean well, but sometimes this advice is not necessarily constructive, which is why we at Athena Tuition have...

 [caption id="attachment_1616" align="aligncenter" width="720"] Tutor Trip to the Natural History Museum[/caption] At Athena Tuition, we've always been passionate about education in all it's forms and think it's important that it's not always done sitting down at a desk. Whilst lots of what we do is one-on-one tuition,...