Dear Aspect, I am interested in doing a Post Grad scheme but I need advice on where to look and how to apply? If you are looking to find a graduate role after you finish your degree then your university careers service is the best place to start. All Universities can offer a … [Read more...] about Dear Aspect: CV’s, Post Grad Schemes and interview tips
Dear Aspect, I get so nervous before exams and I am worried this effects my performance. Any advice? Exam nerves are very normal, and often is an indicator of how much this exam means to you. If you have done everything you can to prepare, then it is understandable to have … [Read more...] about Dear Aspect: Exam nerves, social life and stress!
Dear Aspect, how can I celebrate Valentines despite being single? This holiday is all about love but that means self-love too! Facetime some of your friends who are also single, or make yourself a dinner you can look forward to! Maybe treat yourself to something in your online … [Read more...] about Dear Aspect: Valentines edition
Dear Aspect, I feel so detached from my coursemates and I am scared I'll lose touch with them due to virtual learning. Any advice? I'm sure most final year students feel the same as it definitely wasn't the graduating year everyone expected. We would say, make a group chat … [Read more...] about Dear Aspect: Coursemates, study spaces and final years
Dear Aspect, How should I make a well-equipped business plan? A business plan can be both useful to both you and a potential stakeholder. As with your business, before you commit to creating a business plan, be clear on the purpose and who it is for. Anybody can complete a … [Read more...] about Dear Aspect: Business Plans, Leadership skills and Placements
Dear Aspect, I find myself hooked on my phone and not doing any work for hours on end. Any advice? I think every Gen-Z can relate to this, and it is honestly a shameful moment looking at our screentime analysis. Social media is a getaway that most teens cannot turn down, so it … [Read more...] about Dear Aspect: Phones, Motivation and Friends
Dear Aspect, any good playlist suggestions for chill out/ revision music? On Apple Music, a great playlist for revision/ chilling is Acoustic Chill! It has over 100 songs and 6 hours of hits, perfect for downtime! An alternative to the Acoustic soundtrack, is the downtempo, … [Read more...] about Dear Aspect: Playlists, Graduation and Living alone
Dear Aspect, I am worried about coping with this third lockdown, after feeling such a range of emotions. Have you got any advice? To say the least, 2020 was a rollercoaster of emotions, and 2021 doesn't have a magic fix. However, we would advise anyone who is struggling to … [Read more...] about Dear Aspect: Lockdown 3, Dissertations and Home vs Halls
Dear Aspect, I never stick to my New Years Resolutions, have you got any advice to help me make 2021 my best yet? This one is so relateable! We think the best way to start is to not set the bar too high, maybe start with monthly goals or measurable targets. It takes on average … [Read more...] about Dear Aspect: Resolutions, Challenges and Uncertainties
Dear Aspect, I find opening gifts so awkward! Even when I love my gifts, I always feel like I am justifying myself and just find the whole thing so weird! We feel you on this one! There's something strange about present-opening at Christmas... the stares, the anticipation. It … [Read more...] about Dear Aspect, Christmas edition: Gifts, NYE and Boxing Day plans?
Dear Aspect, I lost a loved one this year, and I am worried about Christmas... do you have any advice on coping with grief during the festive period? Firstly, we are sorry for your loss. We know that mourning the loss of loved ones is a process that never truly ends but it … [Read more...] about Dear Aspect: Grief, Work/Life Balance and Festivities
'Dear Aspect, I am feeling quite homesick after not being able to visit my family due to restrictions. How can I combat my homesickness in order to enjoy my first year?' Homesickness is so normal and can make you feel super lonely. It always seems that everyone is having such … [Read more...] about Dear Aspect: Homesickness, New Homes and Heading Back!