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How to Use Our Student Learning Community

January 9, 2014

Some of you may already know about our Student Learning Community. It’s our online discussion forum where our students go to chat with one another about their courses and get help and support from their peers. Some students have even connected there[...]
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How to Gain Experience When You Don’t Have Any

March 12, 2013

I’ve recently seen a lot of activity in our Student Learning Community and on our Facebook page surrounding questions of how to get experience in your area of interest. Many of you have taken courses in your field of interest, read supplemental materials,[...]
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New Year Resolutions

January 22, 2013

Happy New Year Stonebridge readers! I do hope each and every one of you had a wonderful holiday wherever you are in the world. Did you make any New Year’s resolutions? Perhaps a renewed commitment to complete your course or to begin a new one? How[...]
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Take Advantage of the Holidays

December 21, 2012

Happy Holidays! By now most of you are winding down your studies and work for the holiday break. After all, you may have a full week or two to take a breather, chill out and do, well, not a whole lot. For some of you this is a welcome break – perhaps[...]
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Your Social Media Profiles Could Determine Whether You Get Your Dream Job

November 28, 2012

Let’s face it: we all love Facebook. After a weekend of mayhem or a memorable event, we immediately look to Facebook to see photos and evidence that we had a more epic time than anyone, ever. Our Facebook statuses are full of our emotional ups and downs[...]
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Josie’s job interview tips

November 9, 2012

So you’ve landed an interview for your dream job. Congratulations! Your hard work has paid off. But now is not the time to relax. Sure, they like your application enough to want to meet you, but you’ve now got to convince your interviewers, face-to-face,[...]
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A Few Hard, Fast Rules for Writing an Effective CV

October 31, 2012

We recently ran a poll on our Superfan Facebook page asking what you’d like me to blog about. It seems most of you want information on writing a CV. Well… you asked for it, you got it! Your CV is your pass to a new career. It shows employers[...]
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Structured Procrastination

October 12, 2012

Procrastination: the plague on self-discipline. We all do it. We all know we do it. And we all know we shouldn’t do it. And yet, we have a hard time not doing it. What is it that makes us so prone to postponement? John Perry, philosophy professor and[...]
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Time to Get Busy

August 28, 2012

This summer has flown by! Between the Diamond Jubilee and the Olympics, I don’t know where the time has gone. Many of you may be feeling the same, wondering how we’ve already come to the end of August. And many of you may be wondering what happened[...]
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Your Options after A-Levels

August 21, 2012

With A-Level results announced last Friday, this was a big week for many of you. Perhaps you spent the weekend celebrating and making plans. Or perhaps you weren’t pleased with your results and spent the weekend wondering what to do now. Don’t fret[...]
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