How Reading Can Make You a Better Writer
One of the questions I get most often as a writing teacher and boarding school counselor is “How can I make my child a stronger writer?”
Top 5 Tips to Get the Most out of Your Internship
Internships are gaining in popularity, and are considered by some to be a necessity in order to get into a good school or get a good job once you graduate. If you’re going to invest all that time in working for a company (especially if you’re not being paid), you should do everything you can to make sure you’re benefitting from your work. These top tips will help you get started.
Creative Writing is for everyone!
More times than I can remember I’ve been told by friends, acquaintances, and students that they’re not “good” at creative writing. The excuses range from “I’m more of a technical person” to “I’m not a strong writer” to “I never know what to write…making stuff up is hard!” To everyone who thinks that creative writing isn’t for them, I say creative writing is for everyone!
Congrats To 2016 Inter-School Mock Trial Winners!
Congratulations to The 2016 Inter-School Mock Trial Champion:
St. Paul's Convent School
Mock Trial: Pretrial Guide
Pretrial is your very first opportunity to make an impression on the judge. Though not technically a graded portion of most mock trials, pretrial is incredibly important, because it sets the tone for the rest of your case, and lets the judge know what to expect.
Tips for Improving Your SAT Score
The SAT is approaching, and your stress levels build by the day. “What score will I get? What if it’s not good enough? What if I have to take it more than three times?”
The Key to Perfecting Your Personal Statement
In order to master the art of writing the UK Personal Statement, students must have intellectual passion for their chosen subject. Applying for law? Make sure you know the skinny on tort and contract. Going for literature?
LPC Mock Trial team competed in New York!
The winning team of the 2015 Hong Kong Inter-School Mock Trial Championship (HKISMTC), Li Po Chun United World College of Hong Kong (LPC), represented Hong Kong and competed at the prestigious Empire Mock Trial competition in New York this November!
Time is Running Out for the Old SAT
As you must have heard by now, a new SAT will replace the current version of the SAT in spring 2016. As it is less than a year away before this change occurs, students presently applying for university need not worry about changing their study tactics for the exam. Any students applying for the 2016-2017 academic year will need to submit their test results by January 2016.
Tips for Making a Great First Professional Impression
With the job market only getting more competitive, the impression you make in your first few days on the job is of critical importance. Follow these tips to make sure that that impression is a great one!