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Navigating Graduate Admissions: A Complete Guide

A decision to go to graduate school is an adventure filled with excitement, choices, and, let's be honest, a fair bit of paperwork. Grasping the intricacies of the graduate admissions process is the initial step. It involves choosing the right program, gathering your materials, and presenting your best self through applications. This journey requires a […]

The Ultimate Guide to Campus Involvement: Finding Your Niche in College

In college, getting involved on campus is more than just joining clubs and attending events. It's like penning a killer critical analysis essay example—it shapes who you are and how you learn. In this ultimate guide, we will explore the importance of campus involvement, the different types of campus activities, how to find your niche, […]

Selecting Your University Major in 2023: A Complete Guide

Are you in the process of applying to universities and preparing for college life? Are you having trouble deciding on the major that suits you best? You are probably bombarded by questions, such as: How can I find a course that suits me? What are some things to study at the university? How can I […]

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Essentials

eSIM in the Netherlands: The Complete Guide for Internationals [2024]

Welcome to the Netherlands! Moving to a new country sounds exciting. But it comes with challenges, especially when you have to stay connected. Getting a reliable phone plan is one of the first things you’ll need to sort out. Here’s where a digital SIM, also known as an eSIM, can simplify your life. So, what […]

The World of Tech - The Complete Guide

Are you a fresh IT student on their path to entering the tech industry? Or perhaps, you are a senior IT student in their final year of college, seeking tech opportunities. Then, this guide is for you.  Get familiar with the world of tech by learning more about its development and its relevance to every […]

Student Housing - The Complete Guide

One of the first (and arguably the most important) aspects of student life is having a place to live. Whether that is student housing or something off the private market, there are lots of options to choose from. As an international student, it can be a bit overwhelming to find the best place possible. Sometimes […]
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Money

Banking in the Netherlands - The Complete Guide

As you settle in the Netherlands, you must familiarize yourself with banking in the Netherlands. This guide will provide you with what you need to know about Dutch banks during your stay. Banking Basics First and foremost, be aware of your options. There are plenty of banks to choose from, varying from the traditional, retail […]

A Guide to Managing Your Student Loan (Month-to-Month) in 2023

It can be really tough dealing with student loans. Whether you’re paying them off while you’re still in school or after you’ve graduated, it can be overwhelming to consider the debt while dealing with other stuff. You’ve got tons of responsibilities that require your attention both mentally and financially, and it’s not like you want […]

Student Finance - The Complete Guide

Money: it's great to have but hard to keep. In all seriousness, though you may not be entirely broke, as a student you may be feeling some financial pressure. It is a known fact that university can be expensive, from the tuition fee to the textbooks. However, that is why the concept of financial aid […]
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Work

Job Interviews 101: A Complete Guide

Imagine. There you are sitting in an office hallway at 10:52 AM waiting impatiently for those final eight minutes to go by as your 11 AM job interview approaches. You tap your palms against your pants to make sure they’re not sweaty. You feel your heart racing in your chest despite sitting somewhere seemingly calm, […]

Work in the Netherlands - The Complete Guide

Whether you're looking to make a few extra bucks on the side or if working is the next logical step in your career plan, work in the Netherlands can be hard to come by and get a handle on. College Life is here to help you. All info you need, in one place, so you […]

Getting a Part-Time Job: The Complete Guide

Sick of endless google searches raking up the same stale information about part-time work in the Netherlands? Good, we are too! Here at College Life, we get the frustration that comes with living in a country where you don’t speak the language and yet want to be employable. Being an international student here is rough. […]
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Human Resources

Remote Onboarding: A Complete Guide [2023]

With more and more companies embracing remote work, it's important to have a solid remote onboarding process in place.  This guide will walk you through everything you need to know about onboarding employees remotely, from best practices for making sure your new hire feels welcomed and comfortable to actually setting up your own digital onboarding […]

Remote Hiring: A Complete Guide [2023]

Have you ever wondered how your company could improve productivity, employee satisfaction, and savings?  Remote Hiring is the key. A study published on Global Workplace Analytics reported American Express remote workers were 43% more productive than those working from the office. Remote hiring can be a win-win for companies and employees, as you will discover […]

Recruiting Automation: A Complete Guide

Hiring new employees, assembling a talented team, and bringing diverse people together to produce great work is a rewarding experience. However, it requires a lot of time and patience. Employers may find themselves struggling to find the time to thoughtfully consider their available talent pool and often end up resorting to quick-hire techniques to fill […]
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