Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Is an ageing population necessarily a bad thing?

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Note: This article is just for brainstorming and getting ideas. It is not a proper GP essay!

In developed nations, an increasing proportion of senior citizens in their population has been observed. This phenomenon is known as ageing population which poses significant challenges to their economy. While the working population does not experience growth in the same ratio with the working population, the burden of supporting larger number of elderly people lies on the smaller number of working people. In other words, government's expenditure on supporting elderly population including social security and medical care, takes up a sizable proportion of country's GDP. This affects the nation's expenditure on other sectors such as education, infrastructure development, and the like. However, whether ageing population is really a bad thing or not requires careful examination.

Monday, October 5, 2015

Can plastic use be completely replaced by biodegradable alternatives?

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Note: This is not a complete essay but will help you brainstorm to write one!

In this highly industrialized world, plastic has become a basic ingredient for most of the products. Even those which don't need plastic as core product, need plastic for packaging. There are many variants of plastic contributing to its innumerable uses in the modern manufacture sector. Plastic has succeeded to maintain its sheer dominance in the industrial sector because of it's outstanding qualities like: cheapness, durability, reliability, versatility, lightweight and so on.

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Making a Strong College Essay: Important Tips

Writing college essays can be very scary and most high schoolers’ dread it with all their might. It’s
natural to psyche yourself out over this; it could be days before you stop staring at your computer and actually start putting something down at least. Yes, we get that.

Then again, you must know that You Can Do This and this is the one thing that you have total control over. Better start immediately, because writing, editing and proofreading one can take days on end to get it right, successfully.

Saturday, September 19, 2015

To what extent are small businesses in your country still affected by the recent financial upheavals?

Note: This is not a essay but will help you brainstorm how to write one on this particular topic.
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Here recent financial upheavals refer to the global recession that started in 2007 in the US and western countries that later spread to many other countries. Some countries were hardly hit, for example, Greece and Spain, whereas others withstood it pretty well like Germany and Australia. Most of the countries were moderately affected.

Friday, September 11, 2015

Probable Questions for October/November 2015

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A continuity to the Tradition: Like in the past, I am attempting to predict (so to say) questions that could show up in the upcoming October/November examination of 2015.

Disclaimer First: These predictions are in no way scientific or really probable.

Justification: However, these could be some topics you could brainstorm and practice upon, in order to prepare for your General Paper exams.