Year: 2020

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Foolproof Tactics to Learn New Skills And Smash 2021

I’ve been there. If you’re working full time or are a full-time mom or student, it’s hard to find the time to learn new skills. But if there’s something you’ve been thinking of learning for a while and haven’t had the time to commit to, the new year is a great time to start! In …

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10 Ways to Get Motivated Right Now (Become a Productivity Machine!)

Ahh the elusive concept of ~motivation~. Whether it’s motivation to work, to workout, or for school, motivation comes and goes. Particularly as we get deeper into the darker, colder winter months, it can be hard to get motivated. With the start of a new year (and new goals!), it seemed like an apt time to …

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Time Management Skills + Tips & Why Time Management is Important

I’ve developed a bit of a reputation among my PhD cohort for my time management skills and how far in advance of deadlines I tend to turn things in. Now, I will admit, some of this is down to my anxiety (perks of being an anxious human I guess?). But, I do think I have …

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How to Make Money in Grad School (The 7 Best Ways to Earn Extra Cash!)

Grad students are notoriously underpaid for the number of hours they work (if they’re funded at all). If you’re one of them, you may be wondering how to make money in grad school. Keep reading! I’m lucky to be in a higher-paid field (computer science), but the minimum stipend amount for funded positions in London …

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Why Learn to Code? How to Figure Out if Computer Science is a Good Fit

Now, if you’ve read my blog before, you probably know that I ultimately answered yes to the question, ‘should I learn to code?’. But it’s been quite a process to get where I am today. In this article, I’ll go through that journey as well as the reasons I ultimately decided to learn to code, …

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The Comprehensive Guide: 75 of the Best Gifts for Uni Students UK

The holiday season is coming up and you know what that means! Time to get treat your favourite uni student to something nice! Whether you’ve got an undergrad, a master’s student, or a PhD student in your life, look no further than this comprehensive guide of gifts for uni students (UK) they’re sure to love. …

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Why You Need a Website: How to Create Your Own Website in a Day (For Free!)

This article is all about why you need a website as a PhD student and how you can create one for free (in just an afternoon!). Why You Need a Website as a PhD One of the first things my student mentor said to me in our introductory meeting was, “You should make a website.” …

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