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  • Sara-Jane van der Vegt

    'Time to say goodbye'

    19 May 2017 - By Sara-Jane van der Vegt, study adviser: 'As a study adviser, I’m not very happy with you if you never leave the Master’s, but maybe we can do one more day?'

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  • Emilie Westerouen van Meeteren

    Tango dancing in The Hague

    10 May 2017 - By Emilie Westerouen van Meeteren, Master's alumna: 'Feeling unsure of which direction to take with my finished degree, I decided to gain some work experience first. Now I get to try out one of the coolest communication jobs out there.'

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  • Francesco Granati

    Judge yourself at your best, not at your worst

    2 May 2017 - By Francesco Granati, alumnus: 'I often think of how astronauts might feel. Imagine yourself up there, looking at planet earth. Doesn’t everything seem so petty in front of such of a majestic view?'

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  • Robyn Johnston

    The Doom Loop

    24 April 2017 - By Robyn Johnston, Master's student Persuasive Communication: 'With a little positivity you can create productivity, escape the doom loop and make the thesis deadline.'

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  • Lonneke van de Ven

    Time to think about the future?

    13 April 2017 - By Lonneke van de Ven, Master's student Corporate Communication: 'I formulated three tips which hopefully will help you to structure the search for your dream job.'

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  • Lonneke van de Ven

    Too good to be true

    14 February 2017 - By Lonneke van de Ven, Master's student Corporate Communication: 'We are all able to publish things on the internet. But how do you know if a story is true?'

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  • Leonie van de Kragt

    Winter Warmth

    13 February 2017 - By Leonie van de Kragt, pre-Master's student: 'Somehow, I had taken it for granted that I was able to speak a second language.'

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  • Marthe Möller

    Ready, set, go! The start of ‘Mission becoming a Doctor’

    6 February 2017 - By Marthe Möller, PhD candidate Entertainment Communication: 'One could think that, for a geek, the transition from being a Master’s student to being a PhD student is not that big - both involve performing statistical analyses.'

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  • Lonneke Luijten

    What's the best choice for 2017?

    3 February 2017 - By Lotte Luijten, Master's student Persuasive Communication: 'Apparently there’s some kind of new trend in the Internship world when it comes to applying for a position.'

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  • Robyn Johnston

    Half-empty please

    26 January 2017 - By Robyn Johnston, Master's student Persuasive Communication: 'Is optimism the cause of modern day misery?'

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  • Damian Trilling

    #stroomstoring

    17 January 2017 - By Damian Trilling, assistant professor Political Communication & Journalism: 'Not long ago, we would not even have realized there was a power outage at night, and at least those commuting by bike would have realized only when ...

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  • Francesco Granati

    Coming of Age

    17 January 2017 - By Francesco Granati, alumnus: 'I think that it’s either the 9 to 5 life, or the travel the world scenario (which tempts me every day).'

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  • Sara-Jane van der Vegt

    Waka waka: 'Do your Task'

    10 January 2017 - By Sara-Jane van der Vegt, study adviser: 'I’m rushing to work again, overly planning all my friends into my very Dutch diary and constantly checking my phone.'

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  • Francesco Granati

    Abundance

    21 December 2016 - By Francesco Granati, alumnus: 'Too many alternatives have the opposite effect of making a decision easier. A decision is easy when there is only one way to go, or maybe two.'

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  • Lonneke van de Ven

    Work, work, work!

    14 December 2016 - By Lonneke van de Ven, Master's student Corporate Communication: 'Do you know the feeling that a mere 24 hours a day and seven days a week are not nearly enough time to complete everything you want to do?'

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  • Robyn Johnston

    Sinterklaas: A Brit’s perspective

    13 December 2016 - By Robyn Johnston, Master's student Persuasive Communication: 'From speaking to many of my Dutch friends about this topic, I’m now able to formulate a more informed opinion regarding this December custom.'

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  • Samantha Elward

    Job hunting advice from a former stressful searcher

    12 December 2016 - By Samantha Elward, alumnus: 'One word to describe my job application process: frustrating. A good start of a story, don’t you agree?'

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  • Francesco Granati

    London Life

    29 November 2016 - By Francesco Granati, alumnus: 'The city for the ambitious, the hard workers, the restless, the dreamers and believers.'

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  • Emilie Westerouen van Meeteren

    Writing a Master’s Thesis on the 2016 US Presidential Election

    28 November 2016 - By Emilie Westerouen van Meeteren, Master's student Political Communication: 'My design was not dependent on the outcome of the election, thank heavens for that.'

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  • Simone Hoogenbosch

    Time for a new adventure

    2 November 2016 - By Simone Hoogenbosch, alumnus: 'Finally we could call ourselves alumni. Of course, this new status also meant it was time to look for a job. But where do you start?'

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