3 Reasons Why You Can’t Get a Job

I know that everyone is talking about the current global economic situation, and how a lot of people are being laid off. But if you take a look at any of the major job websites, you are going to find thousands if not hundreds of thousands of jobs currently available. If there are so many jobs, then why are you still unemployed? The answer may be less complex than you think, because there are some basic tips that a lot of job seekers...

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Top 5 campus radio stations in South Africa

Here is SmartStudent’s top 5 university radio stations, ranked by availability, popularity and quality of the programming. 5. PUKfm PUKfm is a campus radio stasion whose target market consists primarily of students and scholars. We have a diverse and multicultural feel and we spesialise in Rock, Afrikaans and pop music. We also keep our listeners up to date with the latest news (campus, local, national and international)...

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Top 4 Tips to Boost Your Memory during Exams

Photo by jackhynes Did you ever wish to convert your brain into a computer so that you can store unlimited memory through chips, and even share it through a flash drive? Well, you can make your fantasy real by learning the top 4 tips to boost your memory during exams. Tip #1 – Luck favors the prepared Psychologists say that most students, who rush to review their notes an hour just before the examination, do fail. This has...

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Six Questions You Must Ask Yourself Before You Go Back to School

Photo by James F Clay After you’ve been out of school and in the workforce for a number of years, it can be hard to imagine yourself as a student again. But lots of adults decide to go back to school and further their education, and it’s more common now than ever. If you’re considering it, ask yourself these six questions first. What are my education goals? You should figure out exactly what you’d like to...

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10 words you need to stop misspelling

Here is a great web-comic from The Oatmeal that identifies the most common words that people misspell. Wikipedia also has an extensive list of common misspellings.  

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5 tips for mastering your next job interview

As you know, preparation is the key to doing well on a job interview. Here are some great tips you can follow to ace your next job interview. 1. The right kind of cover letter They type of cover letter you require depends on the position and company. Small companies really care about the little details, same with high up managers looking at people for executive / senior managerial positions because attention to detail and extra effort...

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