Sometimes our choice of careers may not sit well with those whose opinions we value most. Sometimes the problem is not how they feel about it, but how little they do to encourage us to keep at it. The worst, though, is when it starts to affect how we feel about it ourselves.
Experience is a good teacher. But when time isn't on your side, a mentor can come in useful.
Here are four things most people forget to tell you about moving abroad to uni, that you most definitely should keep in mind.
Truth is, there are many, many things we can do to fill the gap while we wait for that publisher’s answer or that agent’s email. The trick is finding these opportunities and not being intimidated or put off by their nature.
And it’s finally here. The last students have finished packing their bags, the car parks are empty and the student halls resonate with something you never thought you’d hear: silence.
All our lives, we have been drilled about the importance of getting good grades. Get good grades so you can go to a good uni, go to a good uni so you can get a good job. But while this foolproof set of rules might apply to other subjects, it might not be one to follow when it comes to the arts.
Ned's engaged. Sophie's buying a house. Aleph's got a grown-up job. But while you, too, have been working hard and trying to balance artistic projects with paying rent, it feels like you haven’t actually done much.
Staying in touch with new connections is the key to progressing in the business. In any industry but particularly so for acting, connections are the door to opportunities. Here are four tips to make it easier.
Travelling to study in a country other than “home” is always a fantastic experience. It's also a double-edged sword, and I don't just mean those ludicrous international student fees.
We chose a field that demands creativity and that’s what we do best. But there’s no denying that in order to reach our goals we’ll have to forgo our introverted tendencies and mix in with the outgoing crowd.