October 09, 2012

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Follow-up to 4th Blog from Mahima's blog

The start of a new academic year and a new blog entry!!

Networking Skills:

I think my summer was rather productive; I did two internships this year, one at KPMG and the other at Edelwiess. Although both were good experiences I have come to the conclusion that I want to pursue a career in law and this year I am first going to try and apply for a summer internship at a legal firm. The first step towards getting this internship is to go the careers fair this thursday and focus on having one or two conversations with firms that are there. I also want to continue my involvement with societies. I will be attending the Oxford MUN conference this year and perhaps one more conference in the spring term. I have already applied to one world week and am considering applying for the economics summit. I aim to atleast finish the skills portfolio award by end of this year and apply for the warwick advantage award this year

Time Management:

I think time management is even more crucial this year because I will be living in leamington which is atleast 20 mins away. I also feel that I want focus on getting a first this year which is why I will only involve myself with a few events and societies. I am already a part of WIDS magazine and blog team, I want to continue my involvement in Model United Nations and perhaps get involved with the debating societies and attend a few conferences. Apart from this I have applied to the one world week and to the warwick economics summit. I do not want to get involved beyond this because I have applied for a student calling job on campus to get work experience which will require 6 hours a week and I don't want to compromise on my grades this year. Apart from this I have continued my policy of having reminders on my phone about classes and events and putting up to-do lists on my lap top to get me more organized and to remember everything that I plan to do.


Essays, Math and Reading:

Despite not doing so well in Math last year I have still taken econometrics which is the higher level of math because a lot of the modules that I plan to do in my third year have that subject as a requirement. I realize that this would require me to be super attentive in the lectures as well as work harder at the subject. I am fully prepared to do this. In every essay that I do this year I will focus on first creating an essay plan. I'm also going to go to the library and finish the reading as soon as the lectures ends because I have a lot of time between lectures and seminars this year. I have tired out a few skills that I learned in the speedy reading seminar and this has really helped me improve my reading speed.


Hopefully I will be able to keep up with my guideline for this year!


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  1. Samena Rashid

    Dear Mahima

    Great to hear from you. Good to see how you have got on with your action points and its brilliant how you have set your self further points to work on. Keep up the good work. I can confirm that you have completed all the relevant work for the P1 workshop. I look forward to reading your final entry for the WSPA once you have completed all 6 workshops, remember to tag it as P1.

    I will inform Celine that I have signed you off for P1

    bet wishes

    Samena

    16 Oct 2012, 14:30


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