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Aug 2015

Wasn’t first year great? The excitement of university life was so fresh.

And second year? Finally shedding off the awkward teen years and getting comfortable enough to actually get into the swing of things.

And then third year? I’m basically an expert now, right?

But now you’ve come to your penultimate year. It crept up so quickly! For some of you this may be our fourth year, for others maybe more. Either way, you yearn for the days of yesteryear when you didn’t have to think about your career.

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Aug 2015

You’ve just completed your degree, hooray! Somewhere between the trauma of finals and the excitement of being invited to graduate, you may have found yourself asking “what now?” This was definitely the case for me soon after being ‘approved’ to graduate.

After years of late nights, stress and a lacklustre social life, it was all over. I had dreamt of this day from my very first semester, yet I couldn’t help but feel like the sparkle had dulled. The stress and anxiety was quickly replaced with a feeling of unyielding emptiness. The feeling was similar to one of buyer’s remorse. I felt as if I had saved up my pocket money for a new toy, only to realise that once the novelty had worn off, I was no happier than before.

In fact, I felt even unhappier realising that graduating was no longer my motivation, nor would it fulfil or validate me as I had imagined. Between working at my part-time job and trawling through job advertisements, I found myself with frankly too much spare time and an overwhelming feeling of purposelessness. Sound familiar? Here are some strategies to survive this awkward limbo period…

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Apr 2015

Before you know it, the first year of law school passes in a blur. I must admit, my experience of first year was certainly a roller coaster ride, and if I were to describe it in one word I’d probably pick, ‘overwhelming’. This feeling does just stem from the workload, but also the daunting number of societies and activities that you can get involved in at university.

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Apr 2015

Say minimalistand youll probably imagine stark, monochrome rooms, sparsely inhabited by pensive artistic types dressed entirely in black, with silent long-blackfuelled rages against materialism.

In contrast, a more relaxed pair of guys, US pair Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus (aka The Minimalists’) are part of a new wave of modern minimalists whose lifestyle movement is forming ripples, if not making waves in our non-stop, saturated culture.

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