Issue: May 10, 2006   (Archive)
Saturday, March 28, 2015   



College majors with highest starting pay
If you have picked your college major based on starting salary alone then you may be in trouble - but you may not be alone.

Don't let stress get to you
As we get older, the workload increases - and we need to learn how to manage our time to finish our tasks.

Overseas study experts at fair
Representatives from more than 18 leading colleges and universities worldwide will share their views on the pros and cons of overseas education at The Overseas Education Fair by EDUPlus on March 28 at the Eaton Hotel, Jordan.

Tips from the top
What is the secret to academic success? Good foundation and time management, say two recent top scorers.

Is getting a PhD worth it?
Is getting a PhD worth it? We aren't being provocative by asking such a question. Articles bemoaning the state of the current job market are depressingly frequent occurrences.

Building a dream
Architecture students rarely get the chance to see their two-dimensional sketches transformed into real-life structures. But some students at the Chinese University of Hong Kong's School of Architecture did just that.

In defence of a digital sabbath
How could you possibly take a day off from technology? I mean we need it for everything, right? Work, socializing, entertainment, communication ... how could you get by without all of this?

Keep on learning
In this ever-changing business environment, everything seems to be uncertain and vague. But certain techniques and skills can be learned to enable entrepreneurs to solve different business problems.

The sanctity of space
This week's column is a response to the very positive reaction we had to our arguments surrounding the importance of boredom for young people a few weeks ago and it is not a reference to Hong Kong's often troubling population density or housing issues.

Finding right level
In the late 1990s, British politicians were racking their brains as to how to reform an A-level system that was coming under increasing scrutiny due to its prescriptive nature and the way it narrowed choice for pupils.



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