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Graduation… Now What?
Finally Graduation! It is that time of the year, final year university students are wrapping up their studies and getting ready to celebrate the end of a chapter. Being one of those soon-to-be graduates myself, I am very excited about what is coming next in my professional and personal life. Along with a lot of […]
Productivity tips for busy students
As a student I certainly found out the hard way that time-management is a crucial skill and being able to use my time effectively gives you a great advantage. With University lectures, coursework, part-time jobs, extra-curricular activities and trying to have a social life we often find ourselves spread too thin and have a hard […]
The Struggles Of Living Away From Home
I am an international student and when I decided to come to the UK to start University I chose to stay in Halls. That is because I did not want to miss out on the social aspect of University. This was my first experience living by myself and of having roommates since I had always […]
Postgrad or No Postgrad? This is the question…
The dilemma After completing your Undergraduate Degree you will most likely ponder the idea of continuing Higher Education by studying towards a Postgraduate course. Now for many people this seems like a default option straight out of Undergrad and many of my peers seem to not put much thought into it and end up regretting […]
Flat Hunting: The Survival Guide
So it is time to move… Sooner or later, everyone will need to move out at some point. Whether you have been living at home with your parents or you were staying in student accommodations. Flat hunting can feel never-ending, frustrating and impossible at times. Here is an easy little guide for navigating the renting […]
The Top Productivity Apps to Start Your Day
Apps, apps everywhere… We are all in the digital age, now our plane tickets are on our phones, our notes are on our phone, our music is on out phone and we can even control our house with our phones! Given that we spend a lot of time (and money) on our phones, I think […]
Credit Card Tips To Level Up Your Finances
Most people associate Credit Card debt with something evil and that is disastrous for your finances. After reading up on the topic and researching different people’s opinions it turns out that credit card are really not that bad (if you know how to use them). I will go through some tips to take advantage of […]
Budget Entertainment Ideas
Since moving to London I realised that entertainment can be really expensive. These expensive can really add up and leave you with a bad surprise when you check your Online Banking the next day… I came up with a few budget entertainment ideas that will not break the bank and will keep you busy during […]
Is University a Waste of Time?
We often hear about billionaire drop-outs and self-made business magnates and how they were able to create empires without the need for formal education and University degrees. Is this true? And why does University get such a bad reputation? In this article I will go over some of my thoughts about University, its importance, and […]
Don’t wait for New Year to smash your goals
No, this post does not come too early. Many people use the new year as a clean sheet to start setting new goals and get into good habits. While I think this can sometimes be beneficial, I think that for most people it is just an excuse to delay objectives that are, at best, wishful […]
Why you won’t regret being an Exchange Student
One of the things I often think about regarding my University experience is whether I should have taken advantage of the opportunity to travel and visit a different country through spending some time away as an exchange student. I wouldn’t say I regret my choice of not going but I think that for 90% of […]
University tips to be at the top of your game
In this post I will share some of my top tips for ambitious university students. Tese are things that I wish I had told my freshers-year self. Nonetheless, these are things I picked up over time and they definitely helped me over my university years although I wish I had implemented some of them a […]
How Blogging Has Helped Me Grow Personally & Professionally
The benefits of blogging I have started my website The Financial Chronicles a few months ago now. I am glad I made the first step and I will share a few ways that blogging helped me for the better, both in a personal and a professional way. Researching This may seem obvious, but behind every […]
The Art of Cooking
When I was at University I realised how important cooking was, until then I had gone by thanks to my lovely mum who had always prepared every meal for me and my family and I never really picked up a wooden spoon in my life. When I went off to Uni I quickly realised that […]
Internships: stand out from the crowd
There is no better way to spend your summer as a student than being stuck in an office while all your friends are out travelling and enjoying the summer (outside of the rainy UK, that is). Well… not really, what I just described does not sound very appealing to many students, despite all of that […]
Dressing Well Without Breaking The Bank
For those that know me, it is no secret that I am a bit of an enthusiast in terms of menswear and clothing. Especially as a student I always found it challenging to keep up this passion of mine. Particularly if I am trying to be sensible with my money and not breaking the bank. […]
Positivity for the win!
Positivity is underrated, having a positive attitude can really shape your outlook of what is around you and it can have a massive impact on people that are close to you even without you realising that. Some people are naturally positive, while others seem to always see the glass half-empty. But what exactly makes people […]
3 best business books you need to read
Most of the books I read are non-fiction books. These are book that I read because I want to learn something, whether that is managing my finances, starting a business or be a better communicator. Well here is a list of 3 of my favourite business books that will change the way you look at […]
Loved it! Agree on the running, I always come back from a run feeling refreshed and recharged.
Commented on / Re-Energising on the run, life as an introvert
Nice! Learning how to cook a good meal saved me SO MUCH money over the course of my Uni years.
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Great article Georgia! I wish I had known these things in my first year
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Great Post! Thanks for sharing Brittan
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Totally agree...thanks for the comment Cheryl!
Commented on / Graduation… Now What?
I have struggled with tips in the past, great tips!
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Interesting, I will definitely be adding some of these to my diet.
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Great story, LinkedIn can be a super powerful tool if used in the right way...I know people that got headhunted straight from the platform!
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Thanks for sharing your story Meg! I think for graduates straight out of Uni there is a lot of pressure on us to be eager and work as hard as we can. Sometimes even if it comes at a great cost to our personal life.
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Great Tips, being an international student I really struggled at the beginning! Finding great friends can definitely help make the student experience much more enjoyable.
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Nice article Caterina! Having gone through a fair deal of exams myself during Uni I know how stressful they can be.
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Good read! I think budgeting is the foundation of personal finance and it is very important to get it right
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Great stuff! I got so much value from my internship during Uni, arguably much more than my degree did in terms of industry exposure and hands-on experience.
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