Employers are no more interested in just graduates. They have a lot of options. Overcrowding of graduates scrambling for jobs has made sure of that. If you want to stand out, you have to:
Do side projects Leave a trail of your accomplishments online Make a blog Teach others Volunteer Learn skills relevant to current market needs Think of what you have to do to level up, make a commitment to do it, and mention in the comments for the world to know.
Maths has surprised me many times. I am listing some of the weird things I remember:
Useful Maths Amount doubles itself in 7.2/r where r is the rate of interest per annum Checking Divisibility Division by 2: If the last number is even, the number divides with 2 Division by 3: If the sum of all digits is divisible by 3, the number is divisible by 3 Ex: 23598 => 2+3+5+9+8 = 27. Since 3 divides 27. 23598 is divisible by 3 Division by 4: If last two digits divide by 4, the number is...
Have you ever noticed how people slog away on a single level of a game like Candy Crush? Many of these same individuals don’t consider themselves as persevering and won’t slog away in similar fashion in their academics or real life.
Why is that?
How can these games make someone work so hard even though they don’t consider themselves a hard worker? and How can we use some of these principles to design better learning experience?
College education is expensive. Parents pay through their teeth to see their children graduate and study further. Is it really worth it?
You need to go to college if: You want to mingle socially. College is supposed to be fun. You want to pass the minimum hiring criteria for most companies. You don’t know what you want to do. The College is a good option, by default. You are doing poorly in academics. That sounds counterintuitive but may be true for most. If you can’t figure out...
Flow is a state of mind where you are focused, efficient, and effective all at the same time. If you are writing, words just come out of you. If you are creating art, creativity pours out of you. If you are running, you feel light, almost as if you are gliding. Time flies by, your self vanishes, you don’t get tired. You feel high, almost as if on drugs, except that there is no hangover.
When you are in flow, you get all the pleasure from doing the act itself, and not by some future...