How to keep getting scholarships (and jobs) in Europe?

5 tips and tricks from someone who did it On a cold-winter night in 2014, I landed in Europe for the first time. I came for a bachelor-exchange program to stay for 6 months. Later, I went on to do a Masters and a PhD under fully-funded scholarships in different EU countries. After finishing my …

Future of Agriculture Students in Pakistan: 3 Unusual Tips for Agrarians

I got into agriculture because I could not get into medical college. Many other students are in the agriculture career for the same reason. Starting our degrees, we are told that Pakistan is an agricultural country and that 70% of its income comes from agriculture. Considering how important it is we supposed that it is …

No Scholarship For You? Freelancing Can Save Your future

Regardless of which political party you support, we can agree on one thing: Pakistan’s economy is deteriorating. Last year our GDP growth was -0.6%, whereas population growth was 2%. This means that Pakistan needs at least 2% of GDP growth per year just to maintain your living standards. As there are fewer and fewer jobs, …

My Experience With Freelancing: If I Can Do It, You Can Do It Too

Some months ago, I submitted my Ph.D. thesis. My scholarship was finished and I did not have enough money to survive in Europe. Even after doing my bachelor’s (exchange), master’s and Ph.D. under fully-funded scholarships in Europe, I was unemployed. It reminded me of my time in Pakistan when I just finished my bachelor’s and …