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How I Landed an Internship at Google

This post is long overdue but after speaking with countless people ever since I completed my internship at Google in September 2016, I thought it would be a good idea to list a few reasons why I believe I landed my Google internship. Please keep in mind that this list is not exhaustive - [...]

February 27th, 2017|

Black and White Photography: Second Project

In my previous post, I shared how as part of my personal development goals for 2016, I decided to take a Black and White Photography course. You can read more about the first project and view the images I submitted here. Unlike the first three projects, the last two was focused on human subjects. The [...]

December 28th, 2016|

Black and White Photography: First Project

As part of my personal development goals for 2016, I decided to take a Black and White Photography class and the course was extremely rewarding. Initially, I was scared of taking the class because although I have been doing food photography for Samuella's Kitchen, I have never had my pictures professionally critiqued. The course really allowed [...]

December 28th, 2016|

2016 Wharton Africa Business Forum

I attended the Wharton Africa Business Forum last year for the first time and it was an amazing experience. If you missed my post from last year, you can read it here. A few months later, I also attended the Harvard Africa Business Conference (HABC) and for some reason, explained in this blog post and this [...]

December 28th, 2016|

Let’s Talk About Rejection

Disclaimer: If you do not have a STRONG application and you apply for an internship/scholarship/program and get rejected, please, brethren, take some time and do some soul search. There is a fine line between doing all you can to get the job and being rejected versus submitting a non-competitive application and being rejected. God can’t [...]

October 30th, 2016|

Google Internship: Final Summer Update

If you have not read about my mid-summer internship experience at Google, please stop here and read this post first, or else this post might not make sense since this is a continuation of my first post. The first half of my internship went really well and once we finished training and orientation, we started [...]

September 11th, 2016|

Google Internship: Mid-Summer Update

If you keep up with my blog, you would have read that getting this Google internship was not beans (easy) and if you are familiar with Google at all, you will know that they are extremely selective when it comes to choosing interns. Apparently, their selection rate is at a whopping 2-3%. Can you imagine? [...]

August 14th, 2016|
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