ACADEMIC

UNDERDOGS

Charisma, social skills & emotional intelligence

Practical tips, hacks & insights from the UK’s most successful students

Confidence & Social Anxiety

How to create impressive online profiles

A lot of information on Google seems to suggest undergraduates are inept at putting together a LinkedIn profile. The online advice ranges from making sure there aren’t any mistakes in your personal summary, to having a profile photo that looks professional… aka, not...

How to be different?

Congratulations on your Duke of Edinburgh award and the 500,000 others who did it too. I don’t mean to burst your bubble but a girl called Beau named 230,000 Chinese babies and made almost £50,000 doing it. Oh yeah... she’s 16 years old. But feel free to carry on...

Bad grades. Game over or blessing in disguise?

  Where’s the fun in getting things right the first time? OK – sorry, if you didn't achieve the grades you wanted this year, you’re probably in no mood for light-hearted rhetorical questions. I certainly wasn’t after AS levels results day. However, I want to give...

Writing a personal statement (UCAS)

University is without a doubt one of the most exciting times of a young person’s life. Three years of partying, studying and total independence are ones that you will remember forever, there’s nothing quite like it. To experience the wonder that is student life, every...

Conversation Art

How to create impressive online profiles

A lot of information on Google seems to suggest undergraduates are inept at putting together a LinkedIn profile. The online advice ranges from making sure there aren’t any mistakes in your personal summary, to having a profile photo that looks professional… aka, not...

How to be different?

Congratulations on your Duke of Edinburgh award and the 500,000 others who did it too. I don’t mean to burst your bubble but a girl called Beau named 230,000 Chinese babies and made almost £50,000 doing it. Oh yeah... she’s 16 years old. But feel free to carry on...

Bad grades. Game over or blessing in disguise?

  Where’s the fun in getting things right the first time? OK – sorry, if you didn't achieve the grades you wanted this year, you’re probably in no mood for light-hearted rhetorical questions. I certainly wasn’t after AS levels results day. However, I want to give...

Writing a personal statement (UCAS)

University is without a doubt one of the most exciting times of a young person’s life. Three years of partying, studying and total independence are ones that you will remember forever, there’s nothing quite like it. To experience the wonder that is student life, every...

Games, Riddles, Jokes & Magic

How to create impressive online profiles

A lot of information on Google seems to suggest undergraduates are inept at putting together a LinkedIn profile. The online advice ranges from making sure there aren’t any mistakes in your personal summary, to having a profile photo that looks professional… aka, not...

How to be different?

Congratulations on your Duke of Edinburgh award and the 500,000 others who did it too. I don’t mean to burst your bubble but a girl called Beau named 230,000 Chinese babies and made almost £50,000 doing it. Oh yeah... she’s 16 years old. But feel free to carry on...

Bad grades. Game over or blessing in disguise?

  Where’s the fun in getting things right the first time? OK – sorry, if you didn't achieve the grades you wanted this year, you’re probably in no mood for light-hearted rhetorical questions. I certainly wasn’t after AS levels results day. However, I want to give...

Writing a personal statement (UCAS)

University is without a doubt one of the most exciting times of a young person’s life. Three years of partying, studying and total independence are ones that you will remember forever, there’s nothing quite like it. To experience the wonder that is student life, every...

Story Telling

How to create impressive online profiles

A lot of information on Google seems to suggest undergraduates are inept at putting together a LinkedIn profile. The online advice ranges from making sure there aren’t any mistakes in your personal summary, to having a profile photo that looks professional… aka, not...

How to be different?

Congratulations on your Duke of Edinburgh award and the 500,000 others who did it too. I don’t mean to burst your bubble but a girl called Beau named 230,000 Chinese babies and made almost £50,000 doing it. Oh yeah... she’s 16 years old. But feel free to carry on...

Bad grades. Game over or blessing in disguise?

  Where’s the fun in getting things right the first time? OK – sorry, if you didn't achieve the grades you wanted this year, you’re probably in no mood for light-hearted rhetorical questions. I certainly wasn’t after AS levels results day. However, I want to give...

Writing a personal statement (UCAS)

University is without a doubt one of the most exciting times of a young person’s life. Three years of partying, studying and total independence are ones that you will remember forever, there’s nothing quite like it. To experience the wonder that is student life, every...