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The book ‘b4iapply to uni’ is now available in more countries

Acting upon the request from the readers of this blog, the English version of the book ‘b4iapply to uni: the 4-step manual to success’ is NOW AVAILABLE on Amazon Kindle in the following countries: France Germany Greece Bulgaria Cyprus Ireland … Continue reading

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What Rory McIlroy and Serena Williams have in common?

It seems that there are not many commonalities between Serena and Rory apart from the fact that both of them are top professional athletes. However, if we dig deeper, we will find out that their journey to success had similar ingredients. … Continue reading

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Can you list more than 27 jobs in 3 minutes?

I just did a simple exercise. I took a piece of paper and wrote down all the jobs that came to my mind in 3 minutes. I came up with 27. I suggest you do the same. Time yourself;  3 min only. And … Continue reading

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How to make university years the best and the most useful years of your life

Most people consider their university years as the best years of their lives. I am definitely one of these people. I really had a great time during my degree and I don’t think there is anything wrong with wanting to … Continue reading

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Link education with career. Make yourself employable.

Before you apply for a university degree, choose carefully what to study and link your education with specific career options. The WRONG reasons to study a subject at University are: It’s one of my A-levels and I do ok It’s a very … Continue reading

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How to get a job: Practical tips to increase your chances

We constantly hear about stories of young people who cannot get a job. The Office of National Statistics (ONS) confirmed this. Youth unemployment (aged 16-24) increased to a record of 1.02m. Even those who found a job, they ended up with positions far away from their … Continue reading

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4+1 ways to find your strengths

Imagine you have a job where your strengths are used. Would you be good at it? YES Would you be successful? YES Would you enjoy it? YES Then, why the majority of us don’t take these into consideration when we choose what … Continue reading

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