General Knowledge Every Bangali Should Know!

 Important Dates:  ২১শে ফেব্রুয়ারি (21st February) : আন্তর্জাতিক মাতৃভাষা দিবস ( International Mother Language Day) – On this day, in 1952, (when Bangladesh was known as East Pakistan) students of DU called for strikes and rallies to protest against the newly passed law of making Urdu the national and mother tongue of both Pakistans.…

A few words of advice before the December SAT (and ACT) tests

The 12/3 and 12/10 College Board and ACT test dates this month will most probably be the last test(s) taken by a lot of people applying for the Fall 2017 session. Nerves are running high, and often we forget to compose ourselves before major tests. This blog aims to help alleviate some stress by organising things…

Applying to McGill University in a Nutshell

Located in scenic downtown Montreal, McGill University hails as one of the top-ranked universities in Canada and in the entire world. Not only is it top notch in academics, being located in the francophone province of Quebec, it has one of the most diverse and culturally rich student bodies, with students from 147+ countries. Whether…

How To Get World’s Highest in IGCSE Mathematics!

You’ve probably heard of the neighbourhood Boro Bhai that got World’s Highest in O level Maths B and/or Pure Maths (chances are that your mother won’t let you hear the end of it) and you might be wondering to yourself, “hey, my maths skills are above average, but could I accomplish that too?” Chances are…

What subjects you should take in your O and A levels – An atypical perspective.

As soon as we finish our grade-8 final exams, we are faced with the all-important task of choosing our subjects for O-levels. Soon after we finish our O-levels, usually comprising of 6–9 subjects, we need to make another crucial decision of narrowing those numbers down to 3–4 for our A levels. It is not unusual…

5 amazing methods you can use to improve your English!

Do you feel nervous, insecure, and uncertain about your English? Or do you notice everyone around you having no issues with it? And there you are still trying to figure out the difference between affect and effect. Well, do not feel sorry for yourself. I clearly remember those dreadful days where I had several questions…

7 Reasons Why You Should Take the ACT Instead of the SAT

If you’re hearing about the ACT for the first time, then you are not the only one. Most people don’t know that there’s an alternative to the SAT because very few people take it in Bangladesh and resources are scarcely available (don’t worry, NC has got you covered with the resources). But in case you’re frustrated with…