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- what you have been working on
- what you plan to do next
3- Take every opportunity to talk to other students and academics
At some point, you will hopefully get the opportunity to meet other students and academics face to face. Take every opportunity you get, and talk to as many people as you can. If you leave without anyone’s contact details, you have missed a huge opportunity!
4- Ask questions!
You are not expected to know everything, and you do not have to do everything on your own. Asking questions shows that you are engaged and interested in the process and that you value other people’s input!
In summary …
The common factor in all of these tips is that you must make extra effort to get yourself noticed. If you hide away from contact with others, it will be a very lonely process indeed …