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What I Do


My study guides explain common university topics in easy-to-understand language.


Exclusive access to step-by-step blueprints on what you need to do to get better grades at university.


Get to know me better! Watch my YouTube videos that give actionable tips on how to grow your grades.

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About The Helpful Professor


Hi! I’m Chris, but I’m better known as The Helpful Professor.

I started this website to provide easy-to-read information for my university students. The website has grown a lot since then, but the concept remains the same: simple, easy to read educational content that helps you get ahead.

You can read more about me here.

Have a great day!

Dr. Chris Drew (PhD, B.Ed Hons)

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