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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Lonneke Luijten

    Career workshops at the university

    27 October 2016 - By Lotte Luijten, Master's student Persuasive Communication: 'Despite the busy schedule during your Master’s, it’s worth trying some of these kinds of workshops.'

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  • Lonneke van de Ven

    Bachelor’s vs. Master’s: three notable differences for Communication Science

    26 October 2016 - By Lonneke van de Ven, Master's student Corporate Communication: 'I can reassure you: once you find an optimal way of studying, it gets easier.'

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  • Robyn Johnston

    No, you’re not busier than your ancestors

    12 Oktober 2016 - By Robyn Johnston, Master's student Persuasive Communication: 'What do I mean when I say I’m busy? Am I overscheduled? Am I afraid of downtime and the silence it brings with it?'

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  • Lonneke Luijten

    Off to a good start

    22 September 2016 - By Lotte Luijten, Master's student Persuasive Communication: 'Even though my google maps said the bike ride to the university would take fifteen minutes, all the tourists who were cycling on the Spui made sure it took me twenty.'

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  • Lonneke van de Ven

    A new study at a new university

    21 September 2016 - By Lonneke van de Ven, Master's student Corporate Communication: 'After taking a year off from university, I realised that I was looking forward to learning new things.'

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  • Emilie Westerouen van Meeteren

    Top Tips for your Final Semester

    30 August 2016 - By Emilie Westerouen van Meeteren, Master's student Political Communication: 'Obviously, the main goal of studying is to learn, but university life in general is a breeding ground for learning experiences.'

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  • Robyn Johnston

    Back to School

    30 August 2016 - By Robyn Johnston, Master's student Persuasive Communication: 'I like that fresh start feeling you get when you swap your scribbled notepads for blank pages and buy a snazzy new pencil case.'

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  • Emilie Westerouen van Meeteren

    The Disconnect

    7 July 2016 - By Emilie Westerouen van Meeteren, Master's student Political Communication: 'Every time I feel myself being drawn back in, and every time I feel less like I’ve been taking a moment to get away from studies, work, and so on.'

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  • Simone Hoogenbosch

    A job well done

    5 July 2016 - By Simone Hoogenbosch, Master's student Persuasive Communication: 'And there it was: my Master’s thesis. I had never been more proud of forty pages of paper.'

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  • Simone Hoogenbosch

    Procrastinating and 'stalking my friends'

    19 May 2016 - By Simone Hoogenbosch, Master's student Persuasive Communication: 'Now that I have to write my Master’s thesis, it is a real challenge not to procrastinate.'

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  • Robyn Johnston

    Looking into the VR future

    17 May 2016 - By Robyn Johnston, pre-Master's student: 'I found myself being employed in my third week by a media company with a cutting-edge concept – to create the first VR cinema in the world.'

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  • Emilie Westerouen van Meeteren

    Right place, right time

    17 May 2016 - By Emilie Westerouen van Meeteren, Master's student Political Communication: 'Something captivating remains in the idea of haphazardly stumbling into your future and realizing that this was where you were meant to go all along.'

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