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Your (A-Level) Results Are In. Now What?

This will be one of the many posts of the A-Level season. And while it is true that students are more than their grades (though universities, scholarship boards and companies, notwithstanding recent changes, have assessment or recruitment criteria which say otherwise), that results or grades do not determine a student’s future (though in the same future, at the workplace or in a university classroom, results – of a different form – will continue to matter), and that those who had poor results as a student have gone on to achieve great things (though, on average, it is a reasonable hypothesis that students with higher education or good grades tend to do better), I write as a to-be university graduate who has had my fair share of failures and disappointments, but who hates failures. Learning how to move on from these disappointments remains a work-in-progress too. Continue reading

Throwback: Danke, Berlin!

At the end of our school programme we spent two weeks in Berlin, Germany last year, visiting startups and finding out more about the tech ecosystem in the city and country (and of course, took the chance to travel around). Read “Danke, Berlin!“, and here’s a short excerpt: “To the uninitiated, heading to Berlin, Germany – … Continue reading

Throwback: e27: Venture Into The Upper Echelons

As part of a school programme I spent six months in 2015 at e27, a media and events startup housed in Block 71. It was a great stint, filled with tough moments but many learning opportunities too. Continue reading

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