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Advices for Students

Avoiding the Email wrong steps

Example A: Reply who? It’s early. You just got into the office or opened your e-mail inbox. Scan the messages for anything important. Notice a message from your manager. Open it. Boss man is not happy with the reports he received the day before and your manager proceeds to relay the ranting message to all […]

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Brain Food!

Okay, I know this title could mean any number of things. Food for thought… epiphanies… statements about the brain… random facts…. whatever. I mean it more literally. You ever notice that certain food or meals have that Thanksgiving Meal effect? You eat and all of a sudden you’re tired… yawning… unmotivated… can’t think… just want […]

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Smart Ways to Save Money at College

Some of these may require a bit of work and charisma on your part, but you will save big. I have assigned a 1-5 difficulty rating system with 5 being the most difficult. Live off campus. Dorms are too expensive and too small. Even with the deposit required for an apartment, you can expect to […]

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Handling Rejection After an Interview

Talk to any successful business person what has taught them the most about success and nearly all of them will say, ‘failure’. The ability to fail, and fail well, is a prerequisite for success in any aspect of life. It is by trying and failing we begin to truly understand how things work, and begin […]

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Reading the Books on Your Reading List

Do you really have to read every book from cover to cover? Here are some tips on how to take the best from each text and essential things to remember when taking notes. You have been given your reading list for a lecture series or seminar course and you may be wondering how it is […]

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Tips For New Students

While your parents and teachers would like you to think that going away to university is all about bettering yourself and studying hard, we all know that there is so much more to it than that. We’re not just talking the social aspects (though they are, of course, vital!) but also this is the time […]

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Money Saving Tips For Students – Part 2

Continuing on our previous money-saving article… Minimize Utility Use It may be that your utilities (gas, water, electricity etc.) are already included in the rent of your student accommodation – in which case great. However it is just as likely that you will be expected to pay for these separately so don’t forget about them […]

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Money Saving Tips For Students – Part 1

For many of us, money becomes a major preoccupation while at university. Not only do you suddenly have rent to pay for the first time but unless you are lucky enough to have some very generous parents, you are also responsible for paying for everything else. Let’s examine ten tried and tested money saving tips […]

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What Is There After High School For Me?

Contrary to what many people think, graduating from high school doesn’t mean your life is over. Far from it. You’ve got a long way to go and you’re just starting. Maybe you’re going to college, the military, work, or something else, it’s your decision. At this point, whatever you decide won’t be the last decision […]

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