Archive for January, 2012

Interesting words, phrases and their origin

January 27, 2012

Phrases are commonly used by us in our communication, yet we are unaware of their origin. Phrases such as “breaking the ice”, “spilling the beans”, “to pull strings” etc are most commonly used by us. Many of the phrases have their origin from folklore, mythology, literature, religion and many more. Every place you look...
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Preparing for GMAT – simple tips

January 25, 2012

GMAT stands for Graduate Management Admission Test and is a computer adaptive standardized test which is used to measure a person’s aptitude for academic success. Students aspiring to take up a post graduate management course in any of the universities abroad take up this exam, as this serves as a benchmark to judge the...
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Change in parenting over the years

January 20, 2012

Change is inevitable and Parenting is not an exception to it. Parenting has undergone scores of changes   over the years. But the question that still remains unanswered is that did these changes have a positive impact on our life? Has the quality of our life improved? I’m extremely sure, that there may be various...
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Answer writing tips during exams

January 20, 2012

Good scores are always appreciated by parents and teachers, but the route to get these scores is never understood properly by students. A simple mistake can be the reason for low scores, while a smart answer can build up your scores. Teachers can help find out the best way to score in an exam....
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Learn about the legacy of the Olympic Flag

January 17, 2012

Most of us are quite aware that Olympics are one of the biggest sports events in the history of the world. The Father of the modern Olympics was a Frenchman Pierre de Coubertin. He was the person who gave an absolute makeover to the original Olympic festivals that existed long ago. The first modern...
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