8 effective ways to improve your brain power

8 effective ways to improve your brain power

1.Avoid alcohol and tobacco Alcohol causes irrevocable damage to the brain. It reduces the growth factor that controls the development, maturation and survival of neurons as well as the formation of synapses. Chronic smoking would promote brain decline. The presence of thousands of chemicals in cigarettes could also have an impact on the brain. 2.Eat healthy The brain must be well fed to function well. That means that we should limit sugar and focus on…

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6 great student jobs you probably haven’t considered

6 great student jobs you probably haven’t considered

Forget retail and bar jobs – there are plenty of great part-time jobs that probably haven’t crossed your mind… YET! 1.Public Relations (PR): Working in PR is a perfect option if you’re an outgoing, enthusiastic and social person. A lot of brands are interested in hiring student ambassadors  – or ‘Student Brand Managers’ as they’re also called – to promote them online. As a student, you have something totally invaluable to brands:access to the student market!…

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The list of our free pleasures in Paris

The list of our free pleasures in Paris

In Paris, city of art, light, culture, gastronomy and so on, activities do not lack but often require to have a wallet full of money. What if we were told that there are little tricks to make the best of Paris without spending a single penny? Come on, follow us, we’ll list our little free pleasures! Wifi One does not often think of it and yet, today the City of Paris offers more than 260…

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A book devoted to “Erasmus life seen from the inside”

A book devoted to “Erasmus life seen from the inside”

It is ” without taboo ” that Jordan Goulet approaches the Erasmus program in his book “Life Erasmus seen from the inside”. This guide ” for students, their families and the curious ” is both practical and rich in testimonies, Jordan being able to draw on his own experience in Finland allied to the ones of other students. The Erasmus program has an international reputation, but is actually little known by the entire population. It…

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Paris : will the Metro be soon open at night ?

Paris : will the Metro be soon open at night ?

This week, Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo announced her wish to promote nightlife in Paris. One of the things she wants to do is to extend the opening hours of the Paris metro. Today the last metro trains depart from the end of the line at 12:30 a.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday and at 02:15 a.m on Saturday and Sunday. This has often been described as a problem to solve by many people…

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When you are an Erasmus..

When you are an Erasmus..

When you leave for an erasmus program, you may have some ideas about how this experience will be. But one thing is certain, you will remember this all your life. Here is some funny gifs about “When you are an erasmus..“ When you have to choose your Partner Universities When you imagine yourself in the worst destinations When waiting for the results become a little bit too long… When you discover that you obtain your thirtieth choice….

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Health and social welfare: services in Paris

Health and social welfare: services in Paris

In Paris, healthcare is a priority. Hospitals, prevention centres, centres for healthcare and social welfare, etc. Find all the info here. What is social welfare? Social welfare means all the collective contingency systems which enable each person to cope with the financial consequences of certain situations (retirement, sickness, disability, unemployment, maternity, etc.). In France, these systems are organised into four levels: Social Security which offers basic coverage of risks (sickness, maternity, etc.), complementary schemes which…

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Opening a bank account

Opening a bank account

If you plan to stay in France for longer than 3 months, you can open a bank account at any French bank. The opening of an account allows you to obtain a credit card and a check book that are very largely used in France. You will find below some explanations on how to proceed. Which bank ? Before coming to France, ask your bank if it has a partnership with a French network. It…

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Staying with a French family

Staying with a French family

It is possible to stay with a family as a paying guest. There are a number of entities that can arrange accommodation with a host family prior to your arrival. While this system is somewhat more expensive than the conventional rental arrangement, it offers an opportunity for immersion in French language and culture. If your budget is limited, you could opt for an arrangement whereby you are given accommodation in exchange for services. Finding a…

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