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  • How To Become An Astronaut

    How To Become An Astronaut

    Via Space : Astronauts are people who do activities related to human space exploration. The most visible parts of their job take place while they’re working in orbit, but most of their careers will be spent on the ground training and supporting other missions. Becoming an astronaut doesn’t just happen overnight. It takes many years of education and experience to meet the basic qualifications. Many people aren’t accepted on the first try, either, requiring them […]

  • 26 Time Management Hacks I Wish I’d Known At 20

    26 Time Management Hacks I Wish I’d Known At 20

    Via Business Insider : Most people learn time management the hard way, by trial and error, working late nights to meet deadlines. Etienne Garbugli, a Montreal-based product and marketing consultant, distilled the lessons he wishes he’d known when he was starting into a presentation posted to SlideShare. With his permission we’re posting it here.  

  • Eight Reasons to Study Medicine

    Eight Reasons to Study Medicine

    Via The Complete University Guide : Why study medicine? you may ask. The course comes with near-impossible entry requirements, difficult content, a hefty amount of contact hours, at least five years of study (expensive!), and you’ll be moving on to an extremely demanding profession. But if you think you’ve got the ability and the dedication, or just need some gentle persuasion, here’s eight reasons to study medicine. 1. Excellent graduate prospects A quick glance at […]

  • What does sound look like?

    What does sound look like?

    Via Science Alert : What does the sound of a clap look like? Not the digital depiction of a sound wave – we mean the normally invisible, actual sound waves that leave a person’s hands and travel outwards at over 1,200 km/h (761 miles per hour) when they clap. NPR’s Skunkbear gives us a front-seat view. Imagine what life would be like if we could see sound waves wherever we went. Things would be completely and […]

  • How to Revise Successfully

    How to Revise Successfully

    Via Wiki How : There’s no reason to fear exams. Learning to revise for them successfully can help keep you actively engaged in your studies, ensuring that you won’t become a study zombie. You can learn to organize effectively, revise actively, and find the support you need to find the finish line. See Step 1 for more information. Part 1 of 3: Organizing Your Revision 1 Find a good place to study. Find a quiet, […]

  • Guide to Studying Law

    Guide to Studying Law

    Via The Complete University Guide : What is Law? Search for law degrees and you’ll find LLB (Bachelor of Laws), BA, and BSc Law first-degree courses. The difference between the LLB, and BA and BSc is that generally LLB students spend their entire course studying the law, while students on a BA or BSc programme may spend as much as one-third of their time studying modules outside of Law. A proportion of Law students may […]

  • Eight Reasons to Study an Economics Degree

    Eight Reasons to Study an Economics Degree

    Via The Complete University Guide : For those considering a degree in this area but need further convincing, the Complete University Guide lends its expertise. Here are eight compelling reasons to study an Economics degree: 1. Excellent graduate prospects Take a look at our Economics subject league table, read down the graduate prospects column and you’ll see that economics students stand a fair shot of gaining professional employment within six months of graduating. The top ten […]

  • 7 Trends Driving Global Health And Life Sciences In 2015

    7 Trends Driving Global Health And Life Sciences In 2015

    Via Forbes : There are presently massive shifts occurring in the competitive global landscape of health, and particularly in the life sciences. As we approach 2015, it is imperative that leaders in the health space understand the trends and shifts happening around them, not only in the US, but also in international markets, cities and service lines. With unparalleled connectivity, evolving demographics, impressive growth in patent applications in emerging markets and pharmaceutical demand changes worldwide, […]

  • Nine Reasons to Study a Business & Management Studies Degree

    Nine Reasons to Study a Business & Management Studies Degree

    Via The Complete University Guide :For those considering a degree in this area but need further convincing, the Complete University Guide lends its expertise. Here are the top nine reasons to study a Business & Management Studies degree: 1. Practical & theoretical A degree in a business related subject strikes a balance between theoretical and practical work. Many business schools in the UK enjoy good relations with local and global businesses alike meaning students benefit […]

  • 6 tech trends for 2015 that will change our future

    6 tech trends for 2015 that will change our future

    Via Mashable : Technology and innovation can be frustrating to watch in action. That’s because there usually isn’t much action — just incremental change with occasional flashes of brilliance. But the only way to truly understand what’s happening and why is to keep watching. Breakthroughs from years ago are finally leading to real products and services today. Others are inching forward with the promise of big changes in 2015 and beyond. Of course, you have […]