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Exam Preparation: These are Ten study tips for You


Exam preparation: Ten study tips Preparing for exams? Give yourself the best chance with these top ten study tips, and try not to let the stress get to you! Remember: you've got this. Give yourself enough time to study Don't leave it until the last minute. While some students do seem to thrive on last-minute cramming, it's widely accepted that (for most of us) this is not the best way to approach an exam. To help sort out your time management, set up a timetable for your study. Write down how many exams you have and the days on which you [...]

Exam Preparation: These are Ten study tips for You2022-11-21T06:29:15+00:00

How to Improve your Financial Wellness


As individuals, we all have different priorities, therefore financials goals should not be a one size fits all rather, it should be created according to your preference. Creating a financial goal should be based on your income, expenses, budget and how much you want to invest. Therefore, there is no fixed formula or template for that. You should also bear in mind that the purpose of creating a financial goal for the year is to have a foresight of what your finances would look like. All it takes is planning and execution. Here are some tips for you. QUANTIFY YOUR GOALS [...]

How to Improve your Financial Wellness2022-11-14T15:34:03+00:00

Secrets to Turning your Internship into a Job Offer.


Have you ever wondered how interns become full time employers? Let me share my story with you. I started with a contract position and upon completion, I was offered a full-time role with benefits. Do you want to learn the secrets? LEARN EVERYTHING I was flexible while interning. I was always inquisitive about what others were doing and how I can get information from them. Flexibility is important when you are starting your career. It is essential that you learn as much as possible because the knowledge you gain is invaluable and could be useful to you when you start a [...]

Secrets to Turning your Internship into a Job Offer.2022-11-14T15:29:40+00:00

On Mentorship: Feedback from Lonnie Omotosho


One of our mentees, Oluwaloni applied for the GROW Mentorship Programme and her life changed. She remained committed to the programme and through the help of her mentor, Chinedu Mofunanya, she was able to advance in her career and gained some useful soft skills needed to get her right on track. We recently spoke with her and here is what she had to say   What inspired you to apply for the GROW Mentorship Programme? The GROW Mentorship Programme came at the right time, and it is such a blessing to me. I needed career breakthrough, and this programme came through [...]

On Mentorship: Feedback from Lonnie Omotosho2022-10-18T14:57:39+00:00

Personal Habits You Should Develop Now


The sooner you learn how to develop yourself professionally, the closer you are to achieving your career goals. There are some professional habits you need to start developing in your twenties as this is a crucial time to build your career. Therefore, creating professional habits early enough will help you achieve your goals and lay a good foundation for your success. You might be wondering, what are professional habits and why is professionalism important? Developing and exhibiting professional habits is the easiest way to show competency in your work and your personal life. Additionally, it helps with your productivity as you [...]

Personal Habits You Should Develop Now2022-10-18T14:58:06+00:00

Here is how to Survive your First Week at Work


Success during week one is about balance; you want to make great first impressions, but you should not put too much pressure on yourself to get everything right. The goal is to learn about your new workplace and feel out your place in that ecosystem. Do you have a new job? Congratulations! Here is how to make it count.  In the first week: Introduce yourself, relentlessly. Studies have shown that anxiety in new situations can come in part from not feeling confident in how to introduce ourselves. It is a natural feeling — when you are new, you do not necessarily [...]

Here is how to Survive your First Week at Work2022-10-13T14:05:46+00:00

How to Transition from Self-Employment to Full-Employment


Almost every article you see online tells you how to quit your job and become the next multi-millionaire or become the next Dangote or Bill Gates and, in some cases, its not always true. What if you tried and it did not work out? Maybe the economic downturn? You left the 9-5 world, tried to establish your own business and things did not go as planned or you just felt bored and wanted more experience, or you found an opportunity better than what you currently do, could be anything. Sometimes a spouse or partner might lose their source of income, you [...]

How to Transition from Self-Employment to Full-Employment2022-10-13T13:59:42+00:00

Mentee Experience: Dorathy Anzaku


Mentee Dorathy Anzaku found out about the GROW Mentorship Programme online and decided to give it a try. She applied through the registration portal and out of numerous applicants who applied for the programme, she was one of the lucky ones. She had a successful onboarding session and got matched to her mentor who is a seasoned HR Management Consultants in one of the biggest firms globally. Both parties were able to establish a genuine connection and build a trusting mentoring relationship. Thanks to that, Dorathy was able to gain a new perspective and grow professionally.  What inspired you to join [...]

Mentee Experience: Dorathy Anzaku2022-10-13T10:35:22+00:00

Apply For the Fully Funded Ashinaga Africa Initiative Scholarship for Undergraduates


The Ashinaga Africa Initiative's mission is to contribute to Sub-Saharan Africa’s expanding role in global development through increasing access to higher education abroad for orphaned students. The scheme offers is a fully funded scholarship that covers tuition fees, basic medical insurance, travel costs and accommodation Eligibility Applicants should: Have lost one or both parents Have completed secondary school and received the results of their national secondary school examination within the last two years or will have completed and received their final results before February 28th, 2023. Should not be older than 23 years of age Be proficient in English, French or [...]

Apply For the Fully Funded Ashinaga Africa Initiative Scholarship for Undergraduates2022-10-12T15:18:36+00:00

Apply for the University of California African Legal Impact LL.M Scholarship 2023/2024 for African Students


The African Legal Impact Scholarship was developed to encourage enrollment of students from Africa seeking advanced legal education in University of California, Berkeley. This is a full-tuition waiver. Recipients will be responsible for paying only the $1,000 seat deposit, plus travel and living expenses. To be eligible, you must meet these criteria Citizenship or primary residence in Africa Academic merit A Statement of Intention describing what the scholarship recipient plans on accomplishing in Africa after graduating from the LL.M. professional track Students must be admitted to the LL.M. professional track program before they can apply for this scholarship. Scholarship application instructions [...]

Apply for the University of California African Legal Impact LL.M Scholarship 2023/2024 for African Students2022-10-12T15:13:58+00:00