APPLYING FOR UNIVERSITY:

3 THINGS YOU SHOULD CONSIDER BEFORE YOU SEND OFF YOUR UCAS APPLICATION:

BY SIMON GRIFFITHS

238,900 18-year-old’s ventured to university in 2016 and these numbers are increasing year on year. But is the traditional route always the way forward? One student took to student room, a forum site for students to express their feelings:

‘You weren’t really given any other choice at my sixth form. There was no information on other alternatives to university and everyone was pushed into going through UCAS from Day 1.’ – (Student Room, n.d.)

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Entrepreneurship

STOP HUNTING FOR POKEMON AND START HUNTING FOR MENTORS!

HOW TO FIND THE BEST MENTORS AND CREATE AN UNBREAKABLE FRIENDSHIP WITH THEM.

BY SIMON GRIFFITHS

Finding them

  1. First of all, understand what line of work your potential mentor is in. Are you searching for an athlete, a movie producer, a writer, who are you searching for? This will give you a better idea of where to look for them.

Which conferences, restaurants, online forums, social media   pages, countries do they visit?

Mentorship

OVERCOMING OBSTACLES

HOW DO I STOP ALLOWING MY PAST TO MAKE ME BITTER AND FORGIVE PEOPLE WHO HAVE HURT ME? 

 

We have all probably heard of the ancient story of Joesph and his jealous brothers as kids. I’ll be the first to admit – I never really paid it much mind nor understood the deeper meaning until recently.

To cut the long story short, Joesph was a boy who because of the jealousy of his brothers was sold into slavery, imprisoned and separated from his family for 22 years. Finally when released, becomes the second in command in Egypt which was when he finally reconnects with his family.

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LAST-MINUTE VALENTINE’S DAY IDEAS FOR SINGLES

SINGLE THIS VALENTINES? HERE ARE 4 LAST-MINUTE IDEAS TO CELEBRATE THE DAY FILLED WITH LOVE!

 

It’s no secret that many singles all around the world go into panic mode, and self-pity when valentines comes around each year. There many be a lot of people sulking about their singleness on this day, but don’t let this be you! ‘Stop treating your own singleness so cynically. Just because you’re single today, doesn’t mean you’ll be single tomorrow. And just because you’re single on Valentine’s Day, doesn’t mean you’ll be single forever.’ – Elite Daily

Instead of spending this Valentine’s Day moping about your lack of a dinner date and a relationship, why not:

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CHEF SHELLY HARRIS

CULINARY ARTIST CHEF SHELLY HARRIS TALKS BALANCING RUNNING A BUSINESS WITH MOTHERHOOD, HER FAVOURITE RECIPE AND MORE.

 

Shelly Harris – also known as Chef Shelly is 25-year-old Culinary Artist from New Orleans, Louisiana. Her passion for cooking was birthed at a tender age when she would watch her mother and grandmother cook together – alongside the rest of the family during holidays. However, it was her aunt Alisa Randolph who helped mould the artistic side to her passion, particularly when she was left having to care and cook for her aunt while she was undergoing chemotherapy. It was then she knew Culinary Art was something she wanted to pursue. Her drive continued to excel ever since, setting herself challenges and catering for her community with the aim of building her own empire.

We caught up with Shelly to discuss the future of her business, her favourite dishes to make and much more:

 

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