5 Brain Foods: Perfect for Exam Revision

Towards exam season, my Mum insists on making me take Omega 3 (fish oil) tablets, as apparently they work as “brain fuel” and help you retain knowledge. Now, these tablets taste absolutely disgusting, so I’ve been on a mission to find some better tasting, more enjoyable brain foods, which I can snack on during one of many cramming sessions.   1. Blueberries Blueberries are thought to prevent or delay short-term memory loss, meaning you’re likely to remember the important details in that crucial exam. Blueberries taste delicious and are available in all supermarkets, so there are no excuses. British Blueberries are usually…

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Work Experience: What’s in it for me?

Vocational courses such as Public Relations and Journalism often require students to go out and get hands on experience through regular work experience. What are the benefits of such work experience though? A detailed portfolio When that dreaded time comes of looking for a placement year or graduate scheme, you have evidence of what you are capable of. This will make you stand out against students that haven’t done any work experience as it shows you are willing and capable. It can impress potential employers, especially when you have had work experience with credible and well reputed companies but it…

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Five Ways to “Get Rich Quick!”

Every student has this problem. You’ve reached the end of your student loan, and your bank account is looking pretty thirsty at £3.74. So how can you make money without giving up too much of your time to a part-time job? Here are some great sites which can provide you with the opportunities to make some fast cash. 1. Music Magpie Music Magpie gives you cash for all your old CDs, DVDs, games, clothes and tech. All you have to do is enter the barcode, or the brand, and they will tell you how much it’s all worth. Once you’ve uploaded all…

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Top 10 Apps for communication

1. MessageMe Be more expressive with this multi-dimensional app. MessageMe integrates many ways of connecting with people into one exciting and personable interface. Message one-to-one or as a group, sharing text, photo, video, music, voice recording, emotions, doodles and location. Have extra fun by doodling on top of images.   2. Parcelgenie Make someone’s day with this gift messaging app. It’s such a simple and genius mechanism. Just choose a gift and send to a friend like a text message, your friend then sends parcelgenie their address and a hand wrapped gift will arrive in the post!      …

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Make the Most Out of Summer

It’s that time of the year where every student starts looking forward to the summer holidays, and hopefully some warmer weather. But 3 weeks in and nothing to do, it can become very boring very quickly. So start making plans now to ensure you won’t be sat through 3 months of boredom.   Part Time Job: It’s easier said than done but a summer job is usually plan A for most students. Start early, print out a pile of CVs and hand them out to bars and shops. Major companies will advertise online so don’t forget to spend time searching…

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