University. Sounds scary, doesn’t it? Sounds like responsibility that comes with a large work load. It isn’t. University is not always scary, it’s not always hectic. It can be fun, rewarding, exciting. It can offer new experiences. But when do we say enough is enough?
“You become a champion by fighting one more round. When things are tough, you fight one more round” James J. Corbett
This blog outlines the full range of employment options for graduates in the modern recruitment market; scrolling through Facebook feeds where friends are celebrating their classifications #success.
Benz and Jenny, two students from Malvern St James Girls’ school who just completed their GCSEs, did a work experience placement here, at uni. Here’s what they thought about it:
Should I stay or should I go? Many second year students face this struggle- asking themselves whether they should go on a placement year or finish the University and focus on building their career and getting a graduate job after.
There isn’t a wrong or right answer for that, but from my personal experience, I’d say: go! Here are the advantages.
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