Posts by: daryl

Scholarship Guide Survey 2020 Edition

To celebrate the launch of Scholarship Guide’s new website, we will be giving away a $100 NTUC voucher to one lucky winner every week starting from August! This giveaway is open to anyone in Singapore.
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Raffles Institution Scholarship & Career Fair 2020

Raffles Institution Scholarship & Career Fair 2020 was successfully held online for the first time on 21st July 2020. Scholarship Guide is honoured to participate and have our sharing session with the students.
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Overview: Scholarships and Financial Assistance

Many universities offer various financial assistance schemes to empower each student on their academic journey. A tertiary education is increasingly important for career prospects and it is strongly recommended to further your studies beyond secondary school. However, it is understandable that not everyone can afford a tertiary education easily without getting into heavy debt.
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Choosing the Right University Course

Picking the right university course for you is probably the second most important step of your tertiary education (aside from choosing to have a tertiary education).
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How to Ace Your Scholarship Essay

Scholarship committees receive thousands of applicants on a yearly basis, so what makes a candidate truly shine and stand out from the rabble? Nailing your scholarship essay is one step to set yourself apart.
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To Be or Not to Be a Graduate Intern

A study in 2015 by UK-based company High Fliers, has shown that almost 50% of potential employers agree that fresh graduates with zero work experience are unlikely to be hired.
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What Is a Psychometric Test and Why Are Employers Looking at It?

As companies are starting to place more importance on a social and cultural fit, psychometric tests are becoming more commonplace to help employers make an informed decision about a candidate’s suitability for a role within their organisation.
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How to Cope with Failure and Rejection

Ah the hard ‘no,’ it’s never a pleasant thing to hear. The word ‘no’ quite often implies rejection and failure. Applying for jobs is always a tricky and time-consuming process – one can say that looking for a job, is a full-time job.
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How to Highlight Your Volunteer Experience in an Interview

Volunteering can help to boost your skills and expand your network while you are transitioning between sectors, rejoining the workforce after a career break, or trying to figure out how to utilise a degree. And highlighting your volunteer experience in an interview is a great way to show that you’re committed to a cause and that it’s a priority for you on both a personal and professional level.
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Top 10 Things You Must Ask Yourself Before Applying for Scholarships

In Singapore, the A-Levels are very important because it would determine where you can enrol for college and if you can enrol in the course you want.
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