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It’s the last day of Future Fridays for 2019 – what have we learnt?

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It’s the last day of Future Fridays for 2019 – what have we learnt?

The future has turned up quicker than we expected! Luckywe’re prepared, eh?

Future Fridays has been a great way to combine a bunch of different skills in one jam-packed day.

We SMASHED it outwhen it comes to essay writing

Essays can be anything from annoying to terrifying, so it’sgood to be able to attack that blank page with a plan. The SMASH philosophygives you a solid framework for figuring out what you’re being asked, structuringyour paragraphs and making sure you’re backing up your wild arguments withfacts, figures and something else that starts with F…

…fings people said.

Okay, fine. Quotes from the text. If it’s an English essay. (This is not a good essay paragraph.)

Thinking Ahead is where we took the time to look at the range of scholarships out there, and the best ways to apply for them. Otherwise that coin’s just going to go to someone else, right? Or, even worse, just sit there because nobody filled out their forms! Scholarships are about more than being brainiest brainbox in the box of brains. You have a good shot if you’re taking part in a range of extra-curricular activities, volunteering for good causes and stuff like that. Read this for more info.

We got critical withour thinking about thinking critically

Critical thinking can be a real burn on that brainbox wewere just talking about back there. Fortunately we’ve had your back, giving yousome ways to break down the things you’re told, analyse them and get betterresults from both your assignments andargumentswith your parents. Remember the three words to live by: Curiosity,Scepticism, Humility.

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