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Niamh Shields from Glen is a Media and English student in Dublin City University. She is the editor of online magazine HerCampus and a Donegal Woman columnist. Here, she shares advice on college experiences and life away from home.

College Corner: Thoughts every grad has after college 6 months ago

College Corner: Thoughts every grad has after college

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It’s still hard to believe that I’m graduating with a 2:1 degree. 

Life after college is different from what I had expected. 

I envisioned myself to be like Elle Woods, …
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College Corner: The perfect podcasts for chill-out time 11 months ago

College Corner: The perfect podcasts for chill-out time

By  •  Life

Feeling stressed about studying, CAO choices, graduate programmes, thesis preparation, etc? Need ways to de-stress?

Don’t worry dolls and gents, College Corner is back, and I’ve got you covered …
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College Corner: How to beat stress and enjoy the journey 1 year ago

College Corner: How to beat stress and enjoy the journey

By  •  Life

Endless amounts of Starbucks’ soy latte mochas, concealer to cover humongous eye bags, Rescue Remedies on stand-by and trips to the library, means one thing – Final Year Season.


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College Corner: Life after Leaving Cert 1 year ago

College Corner: Life after Leaving Cert

By  •  Life

Results are out, you’re free!

Never did you think the day would come, you finally broke up with the old Leaving Certificate, what a messy relationship that was! With …
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College Corner: Summertime self-care 2 years ago

College Corner: Summertime self-care

By  •  Life

Sunshine, beach days, summer jobs, a packed Letterkenny dance floor and the return of Love Island means one thing, Summer Time!

Summer can be a fun time especially for …
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College Corner: Sunday student prep 2 years ago

College Corner: Sunday student prep

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Ah, Sundays, my favourite day of the week. Sunday walks with mum and Marie, movies with Dad, sibling fights with Dom, and a John Mc Ginley Travel catch-up with my …
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College Corner: Tips for tackling homesickness 2 years ago

College Corner: Tips for tackling homesickness

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I can recall my first night in college so clearly, I was a new first year excited to start her new life, her new Dublin world as an independent woman. …
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College Corner: The ultimate guide to the CAO 2 years ago

College Corner: The ultimate guide to the CAO

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I loved my Leaving Cert as crazy as that sounds, but I did.

I loved being organised, getting into a study routine, being excited for the various events such as …
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College Corner: New Year’s resolutions for students 2 years ago

College Corner: New Year’s resolutions for students

By  •  Life

Here are a few of my College Resolutions, can you relate?

  • Get Organised:

Yes, we all are guilty of not being organised and stressing with assignment …
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College Corner: A case for a sober night out 2 years ago

College Corner: A case for a sober night out

By  •  Life

It can be argued that some students our age believe that to have the best night out, alcohol is a necessity, but not always!  

Here are the benefits and …
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College Corner: How to keep busy over the holidays 2 years ago

College Corner: How to keep busy over the holidays

By  •  Life

Hi all, apologies it has been a while since I have written a post. November and early December is very college student’s nightmare with endless assignments, exams and presentations.  But …
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College Corner: How to maintain a long distance relationship 2 years ago

College Corner: How to maintain a long distance relationship

By  •  Life

‘Distance makes the heart grow stronger’

 

I love every single aspect of college life, that sense of freedom, making new friends, learning about the subjects I love and most …
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College Corner: A student’s guide to keeping calm during Leaving Cert year 2 years ago

College Corner: A student’s guide to keeping calm during Leaving Cert year

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Hi All,

Ah, the Leaving Certificate year, I still get cold sweats from thinking about the year itself.

It’s crazy to believe it has been two years since I tackled …
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Introducing – College Corner with Niamh Shields 2 years ago

Introducing – College Corner with Niamh Shields

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Hello and a warm welcome to the new Donegal Woman column ‘College Corner.’

Let me introduce myself, my name is Niamh Shields, a Donegal second year English and …
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