6 Bad Reasons to Choose a Grad Program

6 Bad Reasons to Choose a Grad Program

People often choose careers on the flimsiest basis. Because their Dad was one. Because they like the idea of wearing a suit or a wig. Or because they can’t think of anything else. So how do you know if you are picking a career for the wrong reasons? Choosing a...
What You Can Do with a PPE Degree

What You Can Do with a PPE Degree

Politics, Philosophy and Economics (PPE), otherwise known as the blagger’s degree. Or is it? In the UK, students have traditionally majored in one subject. When I finished PPE, I felt like I’d spent three years not really mastering anything – except...
How to Write a Winning Motivation Letter

How to Write a Winning Motivation Letter

You may have the grades and the experience. But do you ever wonder why you didn’t make the cut? Sometimes motivation letters are what really sets you apart from other candidates; both for work and a university application. That’s why we at Start Me Up highly emphasise...