Archive for November, 2011

The Importance of Taking a Gap Year (From a Student’s Perspective)

The Importance of Taking a Gap Year (From a Student’s Perspective)

January 2006. Somerset England. I’m 17 years old. Its raining, and I’m crying. I’m on the phone to my Dad trying to decide what to do with the rest of my life. It was that time of year. UCAS had opened and I was due to enter my university applications. I was prepped to be [...]

Survival Tips for the Frugal Student – Part 2 Food

Survival Tips for the Frugal Student – Part 2 Food

It’s halfway through the week and today I’m buying lunch. I order my food, take out my wallet and with a shock, realise that all I have is a $2 coin and a free drink coupon. With a sense of dread I think that someone has stolen my money. I think back to the past [...]