No matter the year, networking never gets old. It’s a tool that helps students and professionals make connections that can serve them in the future. For example, new graduates looking for a job need all the help they can get for placements that boost their careers. You’re doing something wrong if you’re not networking as […]
There are people that swear by coffee to stay awake and study. Not people like me. Let’s just say I tried it in college but still found myself struggling to focus and learn at night. Staying awake to study at night is not for the faint-hearted. You must have set a goal and be determined
There was a time in college when I was literally at a very low point. I lost all sense of passion for studying and thought what’s the essence of it all? Why study, get a job, and make money, when we leave everything behind someday? Now, whether this qualifies as the clinical definition of depression
Recently, we examined the Pomodoro technique and how you can use it to supercharge your studying. Instead of buying a physical alarm clock, you can use a PC or mobile Pomodoro app. The good part is, there are more than enough options available. This is why I have decided to share some of the best
Want to supercharge your study time? Let me introduce you to the Pomodoro technique. I had a tough time studying while in college. I could barely go a few minutes without distractions and struggled to remember anything afterward. This all changed when I adopted studying in short 25-minute bursts. At that point, it seemed like
Jane moved abroad for her master’s degree programme five years ago. Since then she’s gone on to get a PhD and now teaches at an European university. She shares her experiences on LinkedIn about opportunities she has been a part of since moving abroad. In her posts, Jane often highlights how her outlook on life
This post was inspired in part by a good friend (let’s call her Jane). One day Jane updated her WhatsApp status with great insight into depression and how to fight it. The post resonated with me and I thought I expanded it into a relatable blog post. What is depression? According to the American Psychiatric
All fingers are not equal so they say especially with growing wealth disparity today. There are students who are barely scraping by in school. That being said, affluent or not, there is a need to carefully manage available resources. As a student, I remember how many of us survived on African burger (bread and akara).