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Weekly Quiz: January 3rd-January 9th

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Weekly Quiz: November 27th-December 3rd

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Weekly Quiz: November 20th-November 27th

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Weekly Quiz:November 8th-November 15th

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The Extemper’s Briefing:Demographic Structure, Explained

This article explains how a society’s demographic structure affects its economic and political systems and how that is relevant to extempers.

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Weekly Quiz: August 30th – September 5th

Are you caught up with the news? Find out with this weeks ten question quiz!

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Weekly Quiz: August 23th – August 29th

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Weekly Quiz: August 16th – August 22th

Are you caught up with the news? Find out with this weeks ten question quiz!

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The Extemper’s Bible is Starting a Book Club!

The Extemper’s Bible is beginning a virtual book club for extempers.

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Weekly Quiz: August 2nd – August 9th

Are you caught up with the news? Find out with our weekly quiz! 10 questions, once per week

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Book Summaries Part 5

Citing a book is one of the most impressive things you can do in an extemp speech. Beyond presenting an opportunity to cite distinguished scholars, books typically hold complex political, social, and economic theories that add sophistication to your speeches. Below is a list of a few books you may want to cite in your next speech.

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Book Summaries Part 4

Citing a book is one of the most impressive things you can do in an extemp speech. Beyond presenting an opportunity to cite distinguished scholars, books typically hold complex political, social, and economic theories that add sophistication to your speeches. Below is a list of a few books you may want to cite in your next speech. 

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How to Deal with Burnout

Many extempers will experience burnout at some point in there careers. In this article, Anne Smith give some tips for avoiding and solving burnout.

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The Extemper’s Briefing: Types of Power in International Relations

Extemp questions commonly deal with international issues that are greatly influenced by the power of the countries involved. This article will explore the types of power countries can posses and their effects on the issues extemper’s are commonly asked about.

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5 Tips for Filing

In extemp, effective filing is of paramount importance. In this article, Anne Smith highlights five tips to become better at filing.

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The Extemper’s Briefing: China’s Belt and Road Initiative

In this article, written by Anne Smith, we’ll take a deep dive into the history, controversy, geopolitical significance, costs, and benefits of China’s Belt and Road Initiative. Enjoy!

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The Extemper’s Briefing: American Political Polarization, Explained

The following article is part of a new series by the Extemper’s Bible where we’ll take a deep dive into relevant domestic and global subjects. For this post, we’ll examine political polarization in the US, including its causes, implications, and potential solutions. As a nation where political agreement is needed for unified action, the US […]