Dutch health insurance: what you should know

If you are planning to study and live in The Netherlands, you may want to know certain things about the Dutch healthcare system and health insurance. Especially, if you want to work besides your studies. When is Dutch health insurance mandatory? A Dutch health insurance becomes obligatory when you get a job in The Netherlands. […]

Zorgtoeslag – Dutch Healthcare Allowance

Zorgtoeslag. What is it and how can you get it? As a student, your financial situation is one of our top concerns. Apart from daily life expenses, we also need to take care of other compulsory costs, such as rents and insurance. The Dutch government offers certain kinds of allowance to help us deal with that. Similarly with “huurtoeslag” or […]

Procrastination- the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Have you ever heard about the term Procrastination? The answer is more likely to be NO.  Kidding, of course. You probably know much more about it than you think.  Now, let’s us share what we know about Procrastination and how to compromise with it. What is Procrastination? Before going to the point, let’s have a […]

Professional Networking Skills in 5 Simple Steps

Professional networking skills – the soft skills to survive Networking is a often the path to success, especially in the business and corporate world. Professional networking skills can be considered as a key to expand your professional circle, with more chances of employment, partnership, business expansion, and why not more than that. For example, people whose main works and […]

Phone subscriptions for students

  Student phone subscriptions Student phone subscriptions. In a foreign country. Challenge level 9000! If you start searching for a subscription you’ll see there are countless offers of phone providers that will probably fit your needs. On one hand they may all have attractive offers but you don’t want to find yourself paying extra for […]

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Networking skills – where should you start?

  Professional networking skills – WHERE should you start? Networking skills. We have all heard about them at some point in from our teachers to be beneficial for our professional career. They are praised to be extremely important when building your network for your future career. However it is not clear to all how to […]

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Brief Guideline for Study Financing Requirements

You might have heard about the term “study financing”. You have probably known what it is, but still wondering about those study financing requirements. Or this could be the first time you’ve ever heard of it. Regardless of the situations, worry no more. Rest assured. Here we are. Ready to help you know more the […]

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The mastering of the student budget

  Surviving on a student budget – mission possible! Student budget has limits, and they sometimes are tighter that we can imagine – especially when you are studying abroad. Coming to a different country can mean you’re not familiar with all the know-how’s of the local life. It may take months before you understand the […]

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5 Tips and Tricks to Customize Your CV

Customize Your CV a good way to stand out from the crowd of  applicants We have discussed about the very basic yet effective template for your professional CV. Now, let’s take it to the advanced level of how to customize your CV. Why does customization matter then? → Firstly, when you customize your CV, you […]

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Experience before graudation – why is it important?

Experience before graduation – why is it important? Well that’s a good question. Many students nowadays consider whether experience is neccessary before graduating. Obtaining experience before graduation requires students to devote time to work. Some find that difficult to juggle the scarce time. However it can bring you big benefits. Below we will explain why. ► […]