Category: My Answer

Various graduates answers to THAT question: "What are you going to do afterwards?".

“All I had to do now was quit”: Stephen’s Answer

Stephen Barnett, Founder at Catalyst Founders. “I graduated from Cambridge University in 2009 with a degree in Social and Political Sciences. It was a fantastic course; broad in scope and profound in its study of how humanity works. It was, however, far from vocational. I was therefore presented with an alarming range of graduate careers. …

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“It started with stacking shelves, not a Masters degree for the sake of taking one”: Adam’s Answer.

Adam Tosek, Local Editor (Partnership Services Chronicle), John Lewis Partnership “Leaving University is a daunting prospect. Let me say that again in case you think it’s just you thinking that, or if you think I’m paying lip service to the idea of this blog. Leaving University IS a daunting prospect. Whether you like it or not, …

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“There was some method to the career madness”: Matt’s Answer

Matt Arnerich, Content Writer for Inspiring Interns. “Having graduated from University in 2014, I left with a good degree, and absolutely no idea what I wanted to do. I had an interest in using my writing skills in my career, but with no idea about how I could make them applicable. So I took the …

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“I found myself applying to jobs for the sake of it”: Russell’s Answer

Russell Collier, a Biological Sciences graduate from the University of Reading (Writing in December 2014). “After graduating from University I was hit by the bombshell of pressure to find work as soon as possible, stressing myself to find a job and aspire to a long term career. Hearing others who graduated with me this year …

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My RED Award Experience

My RED Award Experience by Arianna Chatzidakis Although the RED Award may sound like a lot of work, it’s actually super easy and fun to complete! I am currently in the process of doing it for the second time. Yes, fifty hours of extra curricular activities does seem daunting, but once it’s broken down it’s …

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