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Maxing chillaxing: there is no need to have a busy summer

Is the Summer Plans talk truly harmless? ‘How was your summer?’ seems like one of the most harmless conversations you can have with friends after a long vacation. Yet, underneath accounts of exciting encounters in exotic places and productive time spent in big multinational companies is the frantic search for the kinds of opportunities that […]

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Navigating adulthood is made harder than necessary

Enthusiasm going into university can often blind us from all the mundane adult work that it actually entails; paying your bills, managing your finances and dealing with letting agencies, to name a few. These non-academic responsibilities can be much more extensive than imagined and quite foreign to those of us who are navigating adult life […]