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The study habits of successful students

Do you ever feel like you’re going through the motions while studying? Making the effort to sit down and focus is one thing, but taking the steps to ensure that you’re studying the right thing...  

02/02/2017 | 0 Comments |

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What apprenticeships are available in England?

An apprenticeship allows you to gain qualifications while learning and earning on the job. Sounds good, right? But it’s hard to know where to start, so we’ve put together this guide to what...  

13/01/2017 | 0 Comments |

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The UCAS deadline is coming — Last minute application tips

The 2017 UCAS deadline is 15th January. With just a few days to go till the deadline, you might be forgiven for getting into a tizz over your application. Well, if you're not quite ready...  

10/01/2017 | 0 Comments |

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How to make the most of National Apprenticeship Week

What is National Apprenticeship Week? With the help of employers and universities, the government has put a lot of money into turning apprenticeships into a viable alternative to university as a route...  

09/01/2017 | 0 Comments |

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How politics can help your career

Getting involved in politics can help your career – no matter what path you’ve chosen, writes George Webster, a member of the youth-led Model Westminster A few years ago I joined a group of...  

24/11/2016 | 0 Comments |

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Why flexible working is on the rise — and how to make it work for you

The idea of “flexible working” encompasses all the different ways you can work which different from the traditional 9-5 regime. Maybe you’ve heard about freelancing, the “gig economy”,...  

10/11/2016 | 0 Comments |

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Making your CV stand out – a recruiter's view

Here at Success at School, we're proud to have a talented and experienced team, and we like to share some of that expertise with you. Our employer account manager, Sharon Bertie, worked for 16 years picking...  

26/10/2016 | 0 Comments |

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What can I do with a law degree if I don’t want to do law?

For many graduates with a law degree, going on to become a solicitor or barrister is the ultimate goal, and this can be a very rewarding career. But what if you don’t want to be a lawyer after university?...  

30/09/2016 | 0 Comments |

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Should I join the family business?

If you're thinking about joining the family business when you leave school, you probably want an outside opinion on what it's like. We talked to Charles Clinkard, who's in charge of the shoe-shop...  

08/08/2016 | 0 Comments |

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How to become a young entrepreneur

You may not believe it, but you don't need a suit and years of experience to enjoy business success. Julian Hall, of Ultra Education, teaches school students up and down the country about...  

19/07/2016 | 0 Comments |