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How to create a great student profile on LinkedIn

LinkedIn is not something new, in fact it was created way back in 2003. As it quickly became the largest professional network on the internet, few questions have come up from the student world. Is LinkedIn useful for students? Should I have a LinkedIn profile as a student? What should I put on my LinkedIn […]

Audible worth it?

Is Audible worth it as a student? A non-reader review

Technology is reshaping the way we do everyday activities, and reading has not certainly been excluded from those. Unsurprisingly, in the past decade there has been a rapid growth of audiobook services. In this post I will talk about the most famous one, and try to answer the question: Is Audible worth it as a […]

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A great student side hustle! How to earn money online

Earning money online as a student is one of the most controversial topic I ever explored. Is it possible? The short answer is yes, and in this post I will talk about a great student side hustle I used for that: Swagbucks. I will explain what it is, how I used it to earn money […]

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How I changed my diet to study better, my experience

I honestly think some days I spent more time doing this kind of research than actually doing my university work. This topic is fascinating, and I’m still debating with myself how much of its positive impact on my studies came from it or from a placebo effect. Having said so, in this post I will […]

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How to improve academic writing, 3 essential guides

What a stressful topic this was. I was right though, it wasn’t easy at all, and my grades were reflecting it. Luckily, I managed to turn it around and get a First-Class Honours Degree. I hope you do it too if you are struggling with! In this post I will share with you the best […]

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How to study at home, tips from an ex-mature student

There is a huge misconception about this argument. In fact, for some reason many people think that studying at home is nice and easy. Well, apologies for ruining the party, but from my personal experience I can tell you that it’s not easy at all, I struggled a lot. In this post I will share […]

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How to become more confident at University if introvert

Let’s be clear here, we are all different and have unique personalities; there is nothing wrong with that! However, confidence is one of those aspects that can be developed, either through experience or through some “adjustments”. In this post I will explain how I managed to become more confident at university. The reality is that […]

internship as a mature student

How I secured an internship as a mature student

Huge topic to tackle here, in this post I will talk about how I got an internship as a mature student. Let me say, it has not been easy at all. If you had been around this blog, you would know that I had two internships as a mature student; one for an SME consultancy […]

successful mature student

How to be a successful mature student at University

As I mentioned in previous posts, mature students face a unique set of challenges that differs from other students. However, the path to success is very similar for all. What do I mean by being successful? Simple, getting good grades and finding a job afterwards that repays your efforts with financial rewards and career satisfaction. […]

University or professional

University or professional qualification? Adult Dilemma

There are several reasons that might push people to return to study. I started university at 26 as a mature student because I felt stuck in my job and I wanted to change my life. However, university is not your only option. In this post I will go through pros & cons of two study […]