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Top 10 Mistakes That Can Destroy Your Dream of First Class Degree

Top 10 Mistakes That Can Destroy Your Dream of First Class Degree

Top 10 Mistakes That Can Destroy Your Dream of First Class Degree As a graduate who came very close to finishing with a first class in engineering, I can easily identify errors that cost students the prestigious first class degree. I made one or two of these mistakes. Over the span of five years that I spent in the university, I saw lots of people make the same mistakes outlined here. Many brillia... »

17 Common habits every student should break before you leave school

17 Common habits every student should break before you leave school

What do you spend most of your time on? You have two choices; to either feel disappointed and frustrated about the whole situation in the country: high rate of unemployment, poor governance etc or take responsibility for your career. It may not seem easy to accept, high unemployment rate or not, you are responsible for your life’s outcome. You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change t... »

This Is The Best Way To Answer When An Interviewer Says ‘Tell Me About Yourself’

This Is The Best Way To Answer When An Interviewer Says ‘Tell Me About Yourself’

“Tell me about yourself” is a popular question that interviewers love to ask during job interviews. It seem like a very simple, but in reality it is one of the most difficult question an interview could ask you. When the interviewer says tell me about yourself, most people tend to speedily diminish their chances of ever getting their desired job. Most people tend to read out their bio data to the ... »

MUST READ – 10 Life Lessons Every Nigerian Student Should Know Before Graduating From School

MUST READ – 10 Life Lessons Every Nigerian Student Should Know Before Graduating From School

10 Life Lessons Every Nigerian Student Should Know Before Graduating From School As a student you probably would not believe us if we tell you that are absolutely naive and no, you are not on top of the world. You will soon graduate from the university, service year is going to be awesome (at least according to the stories you’ve heard). After service, you are going to get a job, have a family, bu... »

Student Corner | A Sea Turtle’s Lesson About Focus By Odebode Kolawole

Student Corner | A Sea Turtle’s Lesson About Focus By Odebode Kolawole

FOCUS, as 5-letter worded as it seems is very crucial to us in our daily endeavours. This 5-letter word can either make a 5-year stay in the university successful or nightmarish. A precise synonym is EMPHASIS. It is defined as a center of activity, attraction, or attention or simply a point of concentration. As I ran on the beach the other day, I noticed that certain areas were closed off by fence... »

Student Corner | Knowledge: Only Potential Power By Olushinaola Taiwo

Student Corner | Knowledge: Only Potential Power By Olushinaola Taiwo

With the creation of six additional Federal Universities last year and more state owned and private tertiary institutions, a lay-man would be impressed with the standard of tertiary education in Nigeria. Statistics show that Nigeria has the highest number of tertiary institutions in Africa and by implication chuns out the most graduates even more than some developed countries. As a lover of statis... »