Can We Keep Learning?

© Victoria Bilsborough

Once upon a time I bought a dotted journal, and that has made all the difference.

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Learning during Lockdown

© Tatiana Syrikova

¡Hola mi amigos! ¿Cómo estás hoy?

As I finally breathe after my mini victory of ranking first on Amethyst Level in Spanish lessons on Duolingo, I wonder how much has changed since I last wrote a tete-a-tete letter to vent out my feelings of anxiety. But with this “new normal” (I know you are tired of it already), I wonder how others are taking it on with so many changes forced upon us due to the pandemic.

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Things I Learnt from my First Internship – Part 1

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Ever faced the jitters when thinking of starting as an intern? Gone are the days when interns were hired, only to be disappointed with menial tasks like making coffees and ending up with no useful experiences. Nowadays, internships are necessary to build professional skills and help you with a smoother transition from an academic to a workplace environment. It also gives you hands-on experience before starting a real job. Fortunately (and hopefully), this article will break down some universal DO’s and DON’Ts that I accrued during my internship and will help you save some embarrassment to make a good impression. Whether you are already interning, will start an internship or thinking of doing one, this is for YOU. So here we go!

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What I Achieved in 2019

Since 2020 is fast approaching and before I start making and breaking new habits, it is important for me to remember my achievements and take a moment to note it down. So many things happened this year – whether I tried matcha tea and drank it religiously every day, or not being able to hit my target goal of reading books as posted on GoodReads. The point is – reflecting is important, once in a while. So here we go!

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