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The Quarter-Life Crisis: The Realities of Twenty-Something Life Today

June 9, 2012 9:34 pm0 comments
The Quarter-Life Crisis: The Realities of Twenty-Something Life Today

Depression, anxiety and feelings of isolation and worthlessness all too often lurk beneath the shiny veneer of the myth of twenty-something life. Typically seen as a chain mail of career success and blossoming relationships, knitted together by glamorous social events, lazy brunches and exotic mini-breaks, the realities of life during […]

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Thinking of attending university outside of the UK? Then this may be of interest to you.

June 7, 2012 6:50 pm0 comments
Thinking of attending university outside of the UK? Then this may be of interest to you.

Few people ever actually get the opportunity to live out their childhood dream. However, I am one of those lucky few. Growing up, as a female football player, America was always portrayed as the pinnacle place to play as a female ‘soccer’ star. So you can imagine my delight when, […]

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The bizarre nature of the oral exam

May 10, 2012 6:19 pm1 comment
The bizarre nature of the oral exam

In two hours time I will be sitting very nervously in front of two French university professors and a microphone, armed with an oral essay with a few nifty subjunctives shoved up my sleeve. It’s the first French oral exam that counts since I started at uni, and they really […]

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African Parents and Career Choices

May 1, 2012 1:23 pm2 comments
African Parents and Career Choices

Every now and then, I spend some time browsing the net for things to take my mind off school work, and provide an avenue for humor. Sometimes, this sees me going through memes. I mean, who doesn’t like to see some common conceptions of society being ridiculed or trivialized. Today, […]

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Drinking Culture and a Damning Reputation: Brits on the Booze

March 25, 2012 4:49 pm8 comments
Drinking Culture and a Damning Reputation: Brits on the Booze

Saturday night has come and gone and as I now sit here typing out this article, there seems to only be one thing on my mind. This self-inflicted, stomach-churning, head-splitting hangover. I’ve gone through the motions; the sore head, the nausea, the regret, the aversion to light, the ‘I’m-never-drinking-again’ and […]

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