Should You Take A Gap Year?

Published On: December 25, 2017 09:53 AM NPT By: Saujan Gyawali

I made a strong decision in December of 2016 that I would undergo a gap year. I never informed my decision to anyone, not even my parents. A gap year, a year often taken between high school and college, or between the junior and senior year of college has long been a tradition in Europe and in America.

Pursuing a vocational career?

Published On: June 23, 2017 10:14 AM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

If you aspire to work instantly after the completion of a course, then joining technical and vocational training is the best way to do so. And the Council for Technical Education and Vocational Training (CTEVT) has been providing such training since 1989.

Weigh your options

Published On: June 23, 2017 10:08 AM NPT By: Republica

So you’ve just passed your SEE exams with flying colors but what now? Should you continue with your SLC or opt for international degrees like A-Levels or International Baccalaureate? How do you find good colleges? How do you even apply at these colleges? Here are a few things you need to keep in mind before applying.

On June 16, the Office of the Controller of Examinations (OCE) published the results of the first Secondary Education Examination (SEE), previously known as the School Leaving Certificate (SLC) exams. Since then, SEE graduates have been wandering around in groups in order to check out colleges. After the publication of the results, colleges, especially those in the cities, have been flocked with students who have come from different corners of the country to find a college that is good enough for them.

A-Level in Nepal

Published On: June 23, 2017 09:53 AM NPT By: Republica

Studying A level after grade 10 has been an alternative to Grade 11 and 12 in Nepal. However, it is more expensive compared to other high school education.

What next after SEE

Published On: June 23, 2017 09:40 AM NPT By: Bishnu Prasad Aryal

KATHMANDU, June 22: Education is supposed to make you an expert, specialist, scientist, doctor, manager, administrator or teacher among others. However, the society and family expect their wards to be a successful person by earning enough money upon completion of their degree.

Signs you have a ‘bad’ boss

Published On: May 29, 2017 11:10 PM NPT By: Akanksha Budha

KATHMANDU, May 29: While most of you might want to shiver at the name of your ‘boss’ there will always be a firm line between the ‘scary’ boss and the ‘bad’ boss. While some might think that they’re the same, they are certainly not. The so-called ‘scary’ bosses aren’t always the bad guys. They will help you grow and motivate you to the fullest whether it is by truthful and blunt remarks or the same old ‘grunt’. It is the ‘bad’ bosses that you might want to watch out for. They are not the ones that you necessarily help you grow. They will most likely be the reason you won’t mind quitting your job.

Never fear to dream big

Published On: May 29, 2017 11:00 PM NPT By: Republica

From an ordinary village boy to being the captain of Makalu Air, Sangye Gelek Lama has come this far with all his hard work and audacity to dream above his imagination. He has been flying with Makalu Air for seven years now. After working as a co-pilot for five years he was upgraded to Captain in 2015. He was the flying captain of Makalu Air, who along with his co-pilot survived the airplane accident in August, 2016. Republica’s Sonam Lama caught up with Sangye Gelek Lama to talk about the setbacks and experience that he has witnessed so far in the field of aviation.

Five ways to make your resume stand out

Published On: May 22, 2017 11:20 PM NPT By: Akanksha Budha

KATHMANDU, May 22: All of us have to come out of our shells, our comfort zones one day. That’s the day when we have to face the real world. And the first step for us to enter adulthood or the real world is to find a job which might seem easy at first. But many people fail to see the struggles of finding a decent job. And for that you require a perfect resume to secure your dream job. Your resume will describe your qualification and your personality to the hiring manager. In the piles of hundreds of resumes, here are five ways to make your resume stand out.

Six reasons to take on extracurricular activities

Published On: May 22, 2017 11:10 PM NPT By: Prasansha Rimal

KATHMANDU, May 22: We have all heard from our parents that we need to pass out with good grades from school to get into well-reputed colleges which tend to have high cut-off marks. But the thing is you need much more than good grades in academics to be qualified for some of the colleges which might be in your dream list. Colleges also tend to look for the certificates extracurricular activities you were involved in, during school. Here, few other reasons on why you should give importance to even extracurricular activities during school.