How are you all handling the quarantine rules? Being a student often means living in a very compact space. Sitting alone in a tiny room can be challenging, spending a lot of time with yourself. I talked to a student that has been spending a lot of time alone in a 20 square feet apartment.
Posted on May 31, 2021
Do you know what you want to do after your studies? Maybe you do, or you don't have a clue. The good news is that there is no wrong answer to this question. Being a student means that you're still learning, and the best way to is to try. Attending competitions can help you find your dream job, get in contact with future employers, or maybe help find out what you definitely don't want to do.
Posted on May 07, 2021
As a student, you have to struggle with deadlines, and it sometimes feels like your brain freezes and the document isn't getting fuller with text. Some people like to listen to music while they're fighting the time, some like it quiet, and then some people listen to the Mario Kart soundtrack. Where did I see this? The answer is TikTok. The app is everywhere. You can say whatever you want about it, but it definitely has some exciting content.
Posted on April 23, 2021
Studying or working with something creative is all fun and games until that moment when your brain freezes and you're questioning your chosen path in life. But in this digital world, there's help to get, and directly on your phone. I will list some of my favorite apps that can help you with a lot of stuff, like learning basic coding and never forgetting to spell-check.
Posted on April 09, 2021
Swipe left, swipe right, and repeat. To answer or not to answer? Do I want to seem interested? Yes, I'm talking about dating! As a student, you barely have time for washing your hair. But I think that we all deserve some love and excitement sometimes! What should you talk about on a date? Your studies? I talked to a student who is trying to find her way through the dating jungle.
Posted on March 26, 2021
We all know that it's good to sleep, but not so many of us are good at sleeping. Being a student means that studying is kind of what your life circles around. But you're more than that! There's always a party somewhere, a new series on Netflix that you want to binge-watch, or a friend to take care of because they just got dumped.
Posted on March 15, 2021
It's tough being a student. There's already a bunch of stuff you need to keep track of, like deadlines, seminars, and perhaps a part-time job. It's easy to feel stressed, but thanks to the internet, it's now easier to keep your study game on top without the feeling of your brain exploding.
Posted on March 01, 2021
Have you been working out during this pandemic? I'm one of those who suddenly get this urge to work out, but it only lasts for two weeks. I start every morning with some stretching and meditating, putting a lot of training gear on my Asos wishlist, and drink lots of water. But when I start to put all this pressure on myself, I stop. And I repeat this like every other month. Some people would say it's lousy discipline, but I'm just going to call it very advanced interval training.
Posted on February 12, 2021
Studying from home, it's a whole science behind it. Are you doing it on your bed, by the kitchen table, or maybe on your sofa while having the worst posture a human being can possibly have? It's difficult to create a study place where you feel motivated and creative. Let's figure it out together and get that workflow going!
Posted on February 05, 2021
Do you feel a bit lost without your routines? Well, you’re not alone. Before this pandemic, studying from home seemed like a luxury, like something you only did once a month to treat yourself. Having breakfast in bed, taking a nap after lunch, and having your pyjamas on for the entire day. But now, when this dreamy scenario suddenly turned into your everyday life, maybe your pyjama is starting to feel a bit depressing?
Posted on January 29, 2021
Why should you spend the time and effort to participate in a competition, when you are not even sure that you will get something for the effort? There are several reasons why participating in a competition is a worthwhile activity, you learn much, have a better chance of winning than you think and can gain valuable experience for your CV.
Posted on August 05, 2019
Life without a smartphone is hard to imagine for most of us. And why should we? With a smartphone we can do almost everything. Nowadays, apps let us do much more than just play games: they make studying easier.
Posted on July 21, 2019
Getting the right internship can have a huge impact on your career. That's why you want to make sure you find the perfect one, and then make sure you get it! These 10 steps will guide you through each stage of the process, from finding the right internship, to applying, interviewing, and finally, choosing the best position for you!
Posted on July 20, 2019
Everyone wants to be a high achiever, but most of us just dream the dream. None of us actually get down to it and work hard for it. But if you are considering the aspect of being a high achiever, here are some tips that may get you started.
Posted on July 17, 2019
Crafting excellent essays of different genres is indeed an art that gets refined with constant daily practice and solemn efforts on the part of budding authors. While more and more practice does refine and streamline the essay writing process and allied matters, the fact remains that being comfortable and adept with the topic and able to do full justice to it through diligent research processes.
Posted on July 15, 2019
How do you make your audience listen to what you have to say? Guest writer, Sean McPheat, founder and MD of international management development firm MTD Training and renowned sales training company MTD Sales Training, shares his top 10 tips to help you excel in presentations.
Posted on July 13, 2019
Students face several challenges when they decide to undertake their studies in a different country. Some of the challenges are universal in the sense that every foreigner student in a given institution will undergo them, while others are specific, depending on the institution one undertakes their studies. Some of these challenges are discussed below.
Posted on July 11, 2019
An HR manager takes less than 10 seconds to scan a resume before forming a sound judgment of an applicant. To stand out amidst the thousands of resumes, here are some things that you should definitely take into consideration to fit into your 2-page resume.
Posted on July 08, 2019
How often do you challenge yourself, pushing the boundaries and getting out of your comfort zone? This could be personal or physical challenges or challenges at school or at work. Read on to find out why we should challenge ourselves...
Posted on July 02, 2019
Curriculum Vitae or CV is the very first impression delivered to the human resource manager of an organization. And the first impression is always accredited as a lasting impression. Therefore, the CV holds a very prominent status in career building. Amassing impressive credentials and skills is only part of the challenge; knowing how to present it is another.
Posted on June 29, 2019
Picking up your pen to write your very first cover letter may seem like a daunting task, but once you are done with it, you can proudly send it out with your resume to make yourself look impressive. In this article, you will learn how to write a complete cover letter that would create a stunningly good first impression for your prospective employers.
Posted on June 26, 2019
Competitions play a role in motivating students to perform and excel and offer a lot more reward than just the winning prize. Competitions offer a chance for participants to gain substantial experience, showcase skills, analyze and evaluate outcomes and uncover personal aptitude. Competitions also encourage students to adopt innovative techniques and develop their ideas and skills.
Posted on June 24, 2019
Want to take courses from Harvard and MIT in the comfort of your home? Take part in distance learning with these Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) from websites to explore your boundaries and increase your knowledge. Quality education from the best schools around the globe for free; who's up for it?
Posted on June 22, 2019
You have to do well in it so that you can choose your favourite stream for further studies. Here are some tips for you to make the right decision. Here’s wishing you all the best for the first big test in your life.
Posted on June 19, 2019
For some, learning a new language can feel like gaining a new tool in your cultural arsenal. It is a way to interact with people of a different culture - broadening your perspectives and experiencing previously unexplored adventures.
Posted on June 07, 2019
There is a tremendous pace of innovation in the technology sector. Technologies are primed for explosive growth in the next decade. Millions of current jobs will be eliminated in future due to automation. The jobs of tomorrow will be knowledge-based and students should be prepared for this change by pursuing Masters or Certificate courses in these technologies to ensure employability.
Posted on June 04, 2019