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Getting Personal in Your Personal Statement

This short video by Bloomberg brings you around the table of an admissions committee at Amherst College, a liberal arts college in Massachusetts, U.S., as the admissions officers sort through applications, share snippets of essays, and discuss the merits of students before voting on who to admit and who to defer.
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Not Your Typical Advice on How to Get the Most Out of University Life

You’ve come so far, and for all the awesomeness that you are, you deserve to get the most out of your higher education years. So be sure to squeeze every last drop of magic juice from university life before stepping out into the adult working world.
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Tick These Milestones in The First Year of Your First Job

Your first job comes with lots of excitement and ambiguity. While you are settling in, it is easy to forget the reasons you got the job and the things you need to do to make sure you keep it and grow with it. Here’s a guide to what you should aim to achieve in the first year of your first job.
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Awesome Gifts for Students

Have you got a child, significant other, relative, or friend who has begun their higher education journey, and you want to show them your love? Here’s a list of good stuff you can gift them.  
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Why Is It So Hard to Take a Compliment?

We all seek acknowledgement, appreciation, and affirmation for our deeds, progress, and achievements. But when someone finally pays us a compliment, we act all weird.
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Why Everyone Should Try Public Speaking

How comfortable are you in getting up on stage with a daunting crowd looming back at you? Public speaking is the next level of communication skill mastery, especially with its associated anxiety being notoriously difficult to overcome.
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How to Survive a Boring Class

Surely there are times when you find it hard to stay motivated and psyched during class, especially when you are not particularly fond of the subject or because the way the information is being taught to you is just not engaging.
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Why Intern at a Start-Up?

Considering non-existing pay and an unknown brand name, will you choose an internship with a start-up over an opportunity with a prestigious corporate big-name?
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Gain These Employability Skills, At Work, At Play & Even When Doing the Dishes

A pool of graduate applicants can look pretty similar on paper—in terms of technical qualifications and limited work experience. But your employability skills, sometimes referred to as “soft skills” or “transferrable skills”, may just give you an edge over the others.
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13 People You Need In Your Life

Like attracts like, and so your vibe attracts your tribe. Likewise, the people you hang out with will rub off their energy on you. So, if you want to be awesome, start surrounding yourself with awesome people.
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