Being organized at university: Why and How?

Life in university is arguably the best time of our life where one doesn’t go by any definite set of rules but rather takes his own path and experiences life as it comes. Chaos and mess become a norm as we set out exploring the world away from home. The callow youth in us takes away all concerns until the stress knocks the door in the form of an exam. Phew! I still can’t get rid of the exam phobia that does the spoiler job right at the time when everything in the world seems to be going your way...
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First Steps

Studying in a foreign country is an enriching experience, you get to learn a new language, a new culture and you get to view things with a different lens. Germany is a beloved destination for students worldwide, due to low (if any) tuition fees, world-class education/reputation as well as a strong economy that enables highly qualified graduates to stay on after their courses. This is a short guide that has the issues that you will have to keep in mind as an international student. I have purp...
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After uni: When grades are no longer that important

A quick look at the list of published grades hanging up in your course department... Do they meet your expectations? Have you messed up your grade point average? The importance of your grades and your own personal grade point average are the be all and end all of a university education – ultimately because they are easy to quantify and allow a direct comparison.  But what happens after you’ve finished your degree? The severe shortage of skilled professionals in Germany must seem like a ble...
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