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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 […]

Best European Private Business Schools [2023]

Are you planning to pursue a career in business? Have you already decided that the most suitable European business education for you is at a private university?  Or, perhaps, you want to learn more about private schools in Europe to decide. For example, why should you select a private business school over a public one? […]

European Business Education: The Complete Guide

You’re a recent high school graduate. Or you’re someone who wants to start a career in business. You’re looking to enter a new chapter of your life at a university and you want to study in Europe.   What are the best business schools in Europe? What defines a good business school? What works best for […]


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 […]

Health Insurance in the Netherlands - The Complete Guide

Health insurance is one of the first things you should consider arranging when deciding to study abroad. Health insurance in the Netherlands can be costly and confusing to navigate. Luckily, College Life knows you'd rather spend your time doing other things. Do You Need Insurance? Legally, everyone in the Netherlands is required to have health […]

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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 […]

Graduate Finance - The Complete Guide

You've done it. You’ve struggled your way through your degree program, showed up for graduation, and somehow managed to get your diploma. Congratulations! While student life feels like a treadmill set slightly above walking speed, graduate life is a series of alternations between an unbearable jog and an untenable trudge. Like all good questions, that […]

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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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