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  • Here’s Why Your University Degree May Not Have as Much Value as You Think September 21, 2020
    Have you gone to university? Chances are, if you’re reading this article, then you probably have or are thinking of doing so. It seems… Continue reading on Medium » The post Here’s Why Your University Degree May Not Have as Much Value as You Think appeared first on OWN Academy.
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  • How We Can Bridge the Gap Between Education and the Real World September 14, 2020
    In an earlier essay titled, The Problem with Education Today we talk about how today’s education system seems to be lacking when it comes… Continue reading on Medium » The post How We Can Bridge the Gap Between Education and the Real World appeared first on OWN Academy.
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  • The Problem with Education Today August 19, 2020
    It’s 2020, and the world is experiencing a pandemic the likes of which have never been experienced before. People are actually encouraged… Continue reading on Medium » The post The Problem with Education Today appeared first on OWN Academy.
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  • The Education System: How Far Have We Really Come? August 12, 2020
    Okay, we know what you’re thinking. The answer seems pretty obvious. School has come a long way since its humble beginnings during the… Continue reading on Medium » The post The Education System: How Far Have We Really Come? appeared first on OWN Academy.
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  • Bridging the Classroom to the Real World: A Student’s Perspective July 4, 2020
    “What do you think about our education system today?” This is quite the controversial question: loaded with heated opinions from teachers, students, parents, and multinational education companies. But no matter what your opinion might be, we all have a nagging sense of discontent with the education system. It’s outdated, it’s boring, it’s inefficient — whatever your complaint might […]
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  • Find your OWN way April 11, 2019
    We’re bombarded by messages all the time. This profession makes good money, that profession works long hours, this is good, the same thing is bad etc. There are so many opinions out there — but are these opinions framed in a way that’s truly beneficial for those who really need them? Students today have guidance counselors, university visits, […]
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  • Skills you learn from being part of an event management team December 11, 2018
    The post Skills you learn from being part of an event management team appeared first on OWN Academy.
    Natalie Chan
  • Value of Handling an Event from our student volunteer. December 11, 2018
    Value of Handling an Event and being an OWN Academy student volunteer. Audrey is a student volunteer from French International School in Hong Kong who did exceptionally well in managing OWN Future Fair 2018. This is a testimony of what she learned and experience with OWN Academy in managing an event. I was part of the […]
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  • Why Gap Year? November 19, 2018
    The post Why Gap Year? appeared first on OWN Academy.
    Natalie Chan
  • The Gift of Gratitude November 19, 2018
    The post The Gift of Gratitude appeared first on OWN Academy.
    Natalie Chan