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things I’m glad I never tried at uni

Living on campus is a learning curve. You can do a lot of dumb stuff when you’re thrown in the deep end of young adult life. Usually you come out relatively unscathed, because a lot of us need to make mistakes to learn. It’s all part of growing as an adult. But some people will make hugely detrimental mistakes during their time on campus that can really put them a step behind the rest of their peers. The kind of…

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the third year panic, and why it’s normal

“So what are you doing after your degree?”   There is nothing so frustrating as someone who asks you about your life goals. The whole where-do-you-see-yourself-in-five-years conversation is something I actively avoid. Not because I don’t want to talk to them (…well, maybe), but mostly because     When you get to your third year of uni, you start to realise the imminent approach of *~adulthood~*. Yes, your 18th birthday meant you could buy alcohol, but finishing uni means you…

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your social media life vs. the working world

If you’re one of the 0.00000000009% of the population that isn’t present on social media, maybe go outside and kick a ball around, yeah? For the rest of you internet-loving, Insta-obsessed Twitter trawlers, there’s something you might want to know. If you’re a uni student, you’d be well aware that growing up in the 90s meant learning the hard way about how the internet was going to define the way people see you. MSN was your primary mode of communication,…

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quick tips to help your cover letter and resume pack a punch!

As a uni student moved out of home, you may be looking for a job to support your new independent lifestyle. With all the noise of today’s world, it’s important to stand out when adding your resume to the pile and doing so can be much easier than you might think. With a less is more approach, your resume can become more appealing visually, whilst also packing a punch in substance! Here’s some tips to revamp your cover letter and…

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