Brainy Trainee – 7 Compelling Tools to Improve Your Cognitive Skills

Scott Ragin is an online tutor and experienced high school educator. Scott is always trying to create all the necessary conditions for the development of a well integrated personality in his students.  Cognitive sciences are doing their best to finally answer the question – how does the brain work? Although a significant theoretical progress has […]

A Student Guide to Productivity

Peter Mercer is a Lancaster based student landlord and director of Student HQ. Peter doesn’t consider being a landlord simply as a money making exercise, but feels that there is a social responsibility to keep his properties well maintained and to ensure all tenants are treated fairly.   Stay Off Social Media This is a […]

9 Resources That Will Help You Write The Perfect Admissions Essay

Mary Walton is a professional editor and online tutor. Her tutoring work with people of all ages has allowed her to explore education in all of its guises. Her blog shares more on what she has learned from her experiences.     It’s time to start thinking about getting your college applications ready. You may […]

10 Things We Discovered About Students’ Attitudes Towards Plagiarism

Referencing has long been considered an essential practice in academia, but the increasing availability of information in today’s digital age has fundamentally changed the way some students perceive ‘giving credit where credit is due’. It is therefore crucial that students are well-informed on how and when to reference so that they can avoid being marked […]

Melania Trump fails to cite her homework in speech to GOP Convention

(CNN, 2016) Now it’s not the first time a politician or a celebrity in the spotlight has been ‘called out for copying’ (Fawzy, 2016) or caught ‘borrowing’ other people’s ideas. So for Melania Trump, and whoever her speech writer is (sorry, was), last night’s speech at the GOP Convention was a tad embarrassing. Proving that […]

MLA 8, or: citing in the 21st century

The shiny new edition of the MLA Handbook came out earlier this year and we were obviously one of the first to get our hands on it. Yes, we’re that serious about referencing. So, what’s new and important for students, researchers and educators to know? What are the big changes between MLA 7 and MLA […]

Survey Reveals Unique Insights to US Students’ Attitudes Towards Plagiarism

  Here at Cite This For Me, we wanted to find out if citing correctly is a genuine concern for students in the US, how knowledgeable they really are on the subject, and their general attitude towards plagiarism. In February 2016 we conducted two online surveys among 2,111 US students currently enrolled in higher education. The […]

How to Build Your Own Mobile Usability Kit

Here at Cite This For Me we love our users almost as much as we love citations. As the company’s User Researcher, my job is to better understand how students use our services for their assignments, trying to capture which part of the experience works well for them and which aspects can be improved. For this […]

Your Last Minute Referencing Woes Sorted

  Summer is fast-approaching, but there’s one final hurdle to jump before those three months of freedom. Up until now your biggest worries have probably been arguing with your housemates over washing-up, making your student loan stretch for a whole term, or wondering whose Netflix account you can hijack next. Now deadlines and exams have […]

Tips for Young Designers & Developers

I wanted to share a few pointers that I wish someone could have told me when I first started out in design and development. I am by no means saying that these are definitive, nor do you have to follow my advice, but I do hope that these tips give you a little advice on […]