Networking 101

Networking events: a combination of potentially awkward, inauthentic conversations that could leave you questioning whether or not you suffer from social anxiety. Sound familiar? If it’s any consolation, you’re not alone. Most people are uncomfortable walking into a room full of strangers, yet by not doing so; you limit your own opportunities. Networking isn’t only…

Experience, experience, where art thou experience?

Having been studying for four and a half years now (almost done!), the word “experience” has been hammered into my head many times until I lost count and grew tired of hearing it. The importance of it was not understood until around the middle of my undergraduate degree, which I always think was considered late. Once I realized grades do not matter without experience, frantic searches for work and proof of credibility that I can put in my CV were what transpired.

De-Stress Your Life

With exams rapidly approaching and the semester no doubt heating up for everyone out there, the pressure is building. It is at this point where for most people, the stress starts to set in. Those two essays and a lab report due in Week 11 seem to mock you from your wall planner, the questions…

Gap Summit

Selfie with Sir Isaac Newton’s famous apple tree, sleeping at Trinity Hall where Stephen Hawking once bunked, and Hogwarts-style dinner at Trinity College Dining Halls are a few of many highlights I had while I attended the 2016 Gap Summit hosted at the University of Cambridge in the UK. This post is about a few…

The Lamb

So I’ve just had a quick read through all the previously written blogs down the pages and archives of journals written by inspirational students striving for better and greater things for their careers and lives. What I read was quite compelling; eons of inspiring stories, wisdom, and achievements accumulated throughout the years for the occasional…