Does it pay to be pretty? Do good looks mean success?
Nov25

Does it pay to be pretty? Do good looks mean success?

Do we live in a superficial world? Explore some fascinating statistics that demonstrate how looks and attitude make all the difference when it comes to success.   Infographic provided by Brighton School of Business and Management Photo by Mark J Sebastian (IMG_92877) [CC-BY-SA-2.0], via Wikimedia...

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How to get a top essay mark
Oct11

How to get a top essay mark

Fresh into university this term? Then you’ll have noticed it’s a whole new ball game out there, complete with a whole new set of rules. School was a life-time ago, and where you were maybe top dog in your favourite subject, now there are potentially hundreds of students all vying for that top slot. If you’re new to the UK or haven’t heard much about how general marking scheme at university, then here’s...

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How to Consolidate Student Loans?
Mar30

How to Consolidate Student Loans?

The rising cost of tuition and other college expenses has steadily increased the amount of debt upon graduation. This increasingly becomes apparent as students approach graduation and lenders begin issuing monthly repayment notices. Combined with an unstable job market, monthly loan repayments can be impossible for many. Although loan consolidation may appear to be a likely option, students must consider both the benefits and...

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Complete Change Your Life guide
Jan27

Complete Change Your Life guide

The Change Your Life guide recently concluded with the post ‘Know your goals‘, but if you missed the 9 posts before it, don’t despair! The Change Your Life guide is available as a PDF for FREE soon to everyone who signed up for the SmartStudent newsletter & updates. You can still sign up by entering your email address in the right sidebar! In the mean time, here is the full listing of all the posts,...

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Change your life: Know your goals
Dec26

Change your life: Know your goals

Welcome to the final chapter in the life changing guide. We are wrapping up the guide with the final piece of advice that brings everything together: Know your goals and actively work to achieve them Write down all your goals right now. Fitness goals, workplace goals etc. Make them achievable. Next to each one, write a time-frame you think is reasonable for it – if you can’t achieve it within 6 months, it’s too big...

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