Wise Grad

Wise Grad

By Saint Sanj
Wise Grad is the go-to podcast for everyone interested in the academic world. The mission is to help students, new and old, to maximise their full potential and find the best resources. From school to the working world, Wise Grad will help you THRIVE.

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EP 12: Tips for Landing an International Opportunity
Everyone wants a BIG opportunity in their career and some of us are eager to grab one overseas. But what’s the first step? Listen as Oluwchi and Monique share their story and some golden tips on landing that international opportunity. Saint Sanj even drops some tinder references and struggles to remain the host of the podcast in this Jamaican Nigerian takeover. Enjoy! Remember to head to wisegrad.org and subscribe to the new YouTube channel
30:20
May 18, 2020
EP 11: So You Want To Study Abroad? My Story and Tips For the Big Step
It's a big step to pack up all your things and head to another country for your studies. It will make some of us worry about the challenges that we might face and nervous about trying to fit in. With research showing many benefits of heading abroad for your college experience, I think it is well worth it. In this episode, I give my humble advice and share a bit about my study abroad experience. Sit back, relax and enjoy! wisegrad.org
17:07
May 4, 2020
EP 10: How to be Productive While Working From Home
Working from home can be quite a challenge, especially if it's your first time. Right now the world is experiencing the pandemic that is the COVID19/Coronavirus and many people have been forced to work from home. However, with these changes, we might be overworked, stressed and just simply unproductive. Hear from Osharie, the career and business guru, as she lays down the tips that helped her for over four years. Let's go! visit thecareerandbusinessguru.com for more information on Osharie.
28:22
April 13, 2020
EP 09: How to become a Successful Entrepreneur: Tips from David Israel (Good Planet Foods)
Many students would love to be successful entrepreneurs. However, many are hindered by several obstacles. In this episode David Israel, a serial entrepreneur shares his story of success and how a negative experience of incarceration barely scoffed his drive. Listen in, these tips are golden!
18:42
March 29, 2020
EP 08: Coping Abroad (Is Grad School Worth It? Pt. 2)
On this episode we will jump right back into our chat with Lanvell and listen as he copes with doing a Masters in Public Health in Wales. From Jamaica to Wales on a Chevening scholarship! I hope it will inspire you! Make sure to check out the fist part of the interview (Episode 7)
34:42
March 10, 2020
EP 07: Is Grad school worth it? (Pt. 1)
Is GRAD school worth it? Episode 07 In this episode Saint Sanj interviews Lanvell, a Graduate student in Wales...5000 miles from his hometown in Jamaica! He speaks on his Chevening scholarship and what how engaging a masters program has changed his outlook on many things. Most importantly, we find out if it's even worth doing in the first place. This podcast is for you! *This is a 2 part interview. #AcademicTwitter #AcademicChatter #WiseGrad
26:07
February 25, 2020
EP 06: Tips for A Successful Thesis Season
Episode 6 is finally here! Episode 6 is the second part of the 2-part series on thesis/dissertation. This episode is packed with tips to help you THRIVE during your thesis season. It’s never fun to navigate this period on your own. Now you have the podcast, listen and be great. Let's Go!
23:28
February 5, 2020
EP 05: Getting Started With Your Thesis or Dissertation
Thesis, Dissertation, Capstone Project, whatever you want to call it, many students are intimidated by the idea of conducting research or designing a big project. In Episode number 5, I will try to calm your nerves and help you get started with what could be the best part of your degree program. Let's go!
25:05
January 14, 2020
EP 04: Christmas Special: How To Organise Your Space & Improve Your Mental Health
Treat yourself to self-improvement and organisational tips for the new year /new decade from Maryam, curator of @homganize on Instagram and Saint Sanj from @WiseGrad. This episode also has a little holiday vibe! Tis' the season! Studies show that an organised space can improve your mental health and productivity. As we reflect on the past year and seek to make improvements for 2020, it's easy to place unrealistic goals on yourself. In this episode Mayram provides easy tips that will make your dreams of being organised a reality. 
25:10
December 22, 2019
EP 03: Tips for Living in a Campus Dorm
There are many thing to consider when moving to UNI. This may include your living situation. In this episode I will begin the whole living series and give you tips for your new college life. Already living on a dorm? Tune in now and don't make the mistake that others have made. Enjoy!
17:40
December 19, 2019
EP 02: 6 Signs You Should Change Your Major
WOW! This topic might be a sensitive one for many, but we must speak about it. Some of us are really pursuing the wrong dreams and are currently stuck at a crossroads. Here are some things you should look out for that could signal a need for a MAJOR CHANGE! This episode is co-hosted by Kathy, a graduate student in Norway and former digital ambassador for Study In Sweden.
29:14
November 29, 2019
EP 01: Intro + How to Get Scholarships
Frustrated by scholarship applications? This episode covers all the basics to help you get that scholarship. I also give a short introduction of the podcast and say my name at least 5 times! Tune in and send questions/stories to wisegradpodcast@gmail.com
23:43
November 11, 2019
Welcome to Wise Grad
Here is a quick teaser of the newest podcast for Students!
00:41
October 29, 2019