Category Archives: Before I apply

If You Made a Career Change that Didn’t Work Out, Do You Give Up or Not?

There are a lot of books and articles around to inspire you to take the leap to the unknown if you are unhappy with the direction your career has taken. They all state that the journey will be a rough … Continue reading

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Become Comfortable Out of Your Comfort Zone

We live in a fast changing environment. Life-long learning is necessary. There are many ways you can develop yourself. You can read books, watch educational programs, attend workshops, or learn on the job. Take every opportunity you can to master the … Continue reading

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The Number One Mistake to Avoid During An Interview

I had a very interesting (although not pleasant) experience while I interviewed a candidate last week. For the purposes of this post, let’s call him Michael. Meet Michael – Michael had good credentials, high energy and a pleasant personality. He … Continue reading

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b4iapply to college: FREE to Download until Monday Sep 23

Hello b4iapply readers, I am happy to announce that the ‘b4iapply to college‘ ebook will be FREE to download until this Monday September 23. Please share this message with anybody who might benefit. Thank you all, Korina Karampela Founder of … Continue reading

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Higher Education: Let’s Face the Facts

Here’s the paradox. On the one hand, young graduates can’t find jobs. On the other, employers complain that they can’t find candidates with the necessary entry-level skills. At the same time, tuition fees have increased considerably at both sides of … Continue reading

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University Isn’t Right for Everyone

Korina Karampela talks to Rachel Johnson – the General Manager of notgoingtouni.co.uk – about what options are available to those who don’t think the university route is the right one for them. The number of pupils who has second thoughts about … Continue reading

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When Not to Give Up

Most of us have been brought up with the mantra ‘Never Give Up‘ engraved in our genes. We are taught from early age that persistence and perseverance will help us achieve our goals. At the same time, quitting is seen … Continue reading

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