Who are you going to be and how are you going to figure it out?

It seems ever since I can remember being asked, “what do you want to be when you’re older?” has been a rather frequent question. And the worst thing is you think you know, you think you’ve pinpointed the dream job and then you change your mind. Mine went from a ballerina, to a teacher, to a lawyer, now I study journalism, and who even knows if that’s my answer. The trouble is, you get to that age where you run out of time to keep guessing. Suddenly you’re confronted with real life on your doorstep and somehow you actually have…

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Student home ownership

With more bad news in the press about the state of the economy it’s somewhat surprising to see, in a recent survey conducted by www.accommodationforstudents.com, that 78% of students believe that home ownership is important. This coincides with the fact that only 2% believed it to be unimportant; the other 20% simply hadn’t considered it. So, this has got to be good news, right? Of course! Having dreams and aspirations are largely responsible for young people making the choice to go to university in the first place. Simon Thompson, Managing Director of Accommodation for Students who compiled this research says…

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