Author: Jayanne Forrest

NSDeep responses 2/8

Friday, NSDeep responses here based on your submissions, thank you! How do I force myself to focus on school and stop doing debate/How do I manage my time between debate and school? I will note that I did not work on debate outside of prepping for tournaments because I was busy with other extra-curriculars and schoolwork. However, I managed my time between debate and school by doing a few things: I maximized my time during school so that I got as much work done instead of talking to my friends or being on my phone for more than 5...

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NSDeep week 2 of 2019

It is Wednesday so NSDeep week 2 of 2019 is here! If you need debate-related advice (not strategy or coaching), share below and we will post 3-5 responses on Friday! NO names or identifying information in your submission, please. Also, if you’re unsure whether or not your question has already been answered, read our response articles from previous weeks for some awesome advice!   Submit here:...

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New Poll! 2/5

Hey! Head over to Facebook and vote on our newest poll! Do you like the new 2019 March/April topic? Comment why/why not! Resolved: The illegal use of drugs ought to be treated as a matter of public health, not of criminal...

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New Poll! 2/5

Head over to Facebook and vote on our newest poll! Do you like the new 2019 March/April topic? Comment why/why not! Resolved: The illegal use of drugs ought to be treated as a matter of public health, not of criminal...

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NSDeep responses – first of 2019

Thank you for all your submissions!! Note: We will respond to the summer improvement submissions in a special edition of NSDeep in February. 1. Advice for small school debaters This is kinda vague so I am unsure how to tackle this, but I think it is important so I will respond with a quote from the Week 1 Responses (http://nsdupdate.com/2018/nsdeep-responses-week-1/): “As a former small school debater myself, I understand how it feels to be feeling as if you have to go above and beyond to face schools that are larger and have more resources. Honestly, work hard and do...

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