If you're in university right now, then there's a high chance that you've had a job in retail before. As with any job, it has its ups and downs, but there are so many ways that having a retail job helps you grow as a person. Having a job is about so much more than just earning money. It's about gaining invaluable experience, about developing your interpersonal skills and most of all, about helping you grow. If you've had a job in retail or you're . . .
Being a student is awesome, but let's face it, it can be very costly. The best way to combat this is to learn how to be a frugal student. Student loans alone can be terrifying, knowing that they build-up by the thousands every year that you attend. If you want to start saving early so that you can pay off your student loans faster, learning how to be a frugal student is especially important. Generally, any student who's paying a significant . . .
Getting that initial burst of motivation is not difficult. In fact, you might have gotten a little motivated to buy something just by reading the title of this blog post. It is the maintaining of motivation that is the most difficult to achieve. You can get a spark of motivation just about anywhere, while you're reading a good book, while you're waiting in line for coffee, or while you're singing your heart out in the shower. Motivation is not . . .
Working a part-time or casual job during your education years can be one of the most rewarding experiences of your life. There's so much that a part-time job can teach you about life that the education system never could. From human interaction like how to manage workplace relations, to financial advice like how to manage money, how to control your savings and how to ensure that you have enough savings to live comfortably. These are all things . . .
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If you've ever been a student, then you know how hard it is to achieve a balance between school and your personal life, especially as you get older. It's something that all students struggle with some time during their education, and it's something that we all had to figure out. Some students really enjoy learning and going to school, but for many of us, it's a chore to do homework and complete the necessary study every week. There are . . .
The transition from high school to university is hard enough on its own, let alone not knowing what university is really all about. So what is the truth about university life? When I was in high school, I would hear stories from older students and graduates, depicting the gloriousness that is university. How it's an incredible experience that's to be savoured and treasured, and looked forward to by the younger students. These stories made . . .