πŸ‘” Finding a Job πŸ‘”

πŸ‘” Finding a Job πŸ‘”

Having recently graduated, my mind has shifted towards finding a full-time job. There are a number of skills you can learn which will make the search for jobs easier, and these also apply to part-time jobs for students who’d like some extra cash, and searching for industrial placements for students on sandwich-year courses. In this blog post I’ll talk about how I have gone about searching for work and preparing in such a way that maximises your chances of securing a job.

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🌞 Summer in the City 🌞

🌞 Summer in the City 🌞

Summer is well and truly here with soaring temperatures up in the 20s and the final term of this academic year having drawn to a close. This is a great time to take a well-earned rest after exams and coursework, as well as a fantastic opportunity to explore new areas of Plymouth and attend events during your free time, which you’ll hopefully now have more of. In this blog article, I’ll let you know what I’ve been doing to make the most of the summer so far.

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βœ”οΈ Finishing University βœ”οΈ

βœ”οΈ Finishing University βœ”οΈ

This is it! My dissertation is submitted, my final exam is over, and all that’s left now is the wait for my results. I’ve made some great friends over the years, and found a city I love to be in. The last four years have rushed by for me, but it’s already time to prepare for my next steps. As I think about what comes next, here’s what I’ve been getting up to recently.

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🀞 Top Tips for Tackling Tests 🀞

🀞 Top Tips for Tackling Tests 🀞

With my final ever exam over and done with, I thought now would be a good time to share with you the strategies I’ve accrued over the years for adequately preparing yourself for them. I actually prefer exams over coursework because the effort is more concentrated, whereas a sustained workload can easily reduce motivation and productivity, lowering the quality of the coursework. That said, with so much riding on a one-off two-hour sitting, the stakes are high, and pressure ensues. Here’s how I negate those concerns:

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πŸ‘Ά The Freshers’ to-do List πŸŽ“

πŸ‘Ά The Freshers’ to-do List πŸŽ“

Becoming a student is an exciting time of your life, as you’ll be experiencing new things, meeting new people, and taking on more responsibilities. It’s important to take time to settle in and have some fun, but there are also some important things to make sure you do within your first few weeks. Here are my top recommendations.

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