A common question we get asked while in School, College, University or just in our lives generally is “What’s your 5 year plan?”. It’s always a hard question to answer and you find that many people either don’t really know but they’ll put down some obvious answers, or others who know exactly where they want to be in 5 years time as well as each step they need to take in order to get there. So after thinking about this for a good while now, I thought I would try to answer the questions.
Waking up to an Email from my Postgraduate University and this first thing I read is “This is a letter to inform you that your current unconditional offer has been cancelled and withdrawn..” WHAT?! Can definitively say that woke me up!
With 2017 now here it’s time for me to actually start thinking about what’s to come this year and for me, the main thing is my Masters degree in September. But am I ready? Is everything that needs to be done before I start done or am I at least aware of what needs to be done? Hmm Probably not, but lets give it a go.
Since I didn’t post at all last week I am going to be writing two post a day this week to cover everything I had planned on writing for last week. You’ll see the posts that were meant for last week have CATCH UP! at the beginning of them.
After doing my undergraduate degree and not being as organised as I should have been, I’m ready and raring to go for my Master’s degree next September. But I want this time around to be perfect, therefore I am getting on top of everything I can now in order to make the year go as smoothly as possible.
It’s always nice to get that sense of achievement, to see all your hard work pay off and with my new job, I get to see that on a regular basis. In such a small period of time I have been given so many opportunities to progress on my career path that I am overwhelmed. I’m just so thankful for this job!
It’s a weekend, thank god! You’ve finally finished work or College/University and you have some time to just chill out. Ahh but you know, you should really get on top of your work load so that you can be all prepared for Monday! You ready? Good, here is what you need to do:
Step one – Make a detailed plan/timetable of how you are going to fit it all in over the weekend.
Step two – Once completing your masterpiece put it to one side, pick up your laptop and binge watch TV all weekend.
Step three – Panic because it’s Sunday and you have Uni tomorrow and you wasted your whole Weekend getting through all 10 seasons of Friends. Continue reading
Thar’s it, the Summer Holiday is over and its back into the Academic world again for the majority of people, whether it is lower school, college or University. Many are excited to go back and be in a higher year, others are stressing out due to results or upcoming tests! It’s a weird feeling sitting here knowing that I am not one of those people, for the first time in like 17 years… Continue reading
The years of further education are over. It’s time to return home and find a job – WOW! Though that sounds good, it does mean that all of my friends are doing the same too. Meaning that we are all returning to different parts of the country and are not as easy to reach compared to when we all lived in the same city. Problem?
I’ve been playing around with the idea of expanding my blog in several different ways, but at the same time I don’t know if I should and I don’t know which way I would do it. Any suggestions?
Well you’ve done it, College/University is finished and after a few hard years of studying you have finally came out with a qualification in your dream subject area.. All you need to do now is find a job! At times, it’s not easy that’s for sure, but here are some top tips to help you get on the right path. Continue reading