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
Fatigue is a common experience when studying. Your body wants to sleep, your brain feels foggy and you can barely concentrate. We’ve all been there before, so I bet you can relate. The bad news is that test or exam will most likely, still proceed as scheduled. Doesn’t matter if you studied or not. There’s an
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
There’s this naivete that comes with undergraduates. Some pick course of study because their friends picked it, parents suggested so or JAMB forced them there. After school and with decent grades (or not) they spend the following years looking for an office job. After spending 4-6 years in the university, a job must be gotten.
Whether you are a student, employed or job hunting, the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted life in diverse ways. For the Nigerian student, ASUU strike could also be on your plate creating a likely long road back to school. It’ll be a miracle for schools to fully resume this year. But that’s not the end. A
Our fighting depression series takes a second spin today with a look at how it affects the job seeker. And if you’re interested, you can check out the first part of the series – fighting depression as a student. This post was inspired in part by a good friend (let’s call her Jane). One day
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