I damaged my own eyes…

I damaged my own eyes… When I was 10, my sister started wearing eyeglasses. And I thought it looked nice on her. I asked my parents if I could have a pair too. They said no as my eyes were fine. Being young (and stupid), I was determined to wear eyeglasses… And I was going to make my parents pay …

I’m not a doctor but…

I’m not a doctor, but I loveee how I’m able to cure the processes of international student recruitment teams. When I first started recruiting agents to promote universities, I was really suffering a lot. I tried to contact agents, but they just didn’t want to connect with me. I kept on calling, emailing, even sending messages to their Facebook, Whatsapp, …

Don’t use Courage to Fight your Fear

When we’re scared, we often pluck up our courage to fight the fear… However, this is not the right way to do it. I’ve just read a book about this. According to the author, our bodies are designed to have fear in order to have a fight or flight response to protect ourselves. For example, our ancestors had to have …

Characteristics of Star Education Agents

Can you tell who’s a good agent before working with them? Questions to ask:1. Do they represent many schools? Best if they are reputable schools. Reputable schools sign with good agents, so you can piggy back on their choices;) 2. What is the greatest no. of students they sent to a single school in the past year? If they send …

The Four Types of Education Agents

Have you ever met these Education Agents/Consultants Partners before? 1. The Unreactive – These partner agents don’t respond to your messages. Sometimes, they don’t even attend your training. They send little to no international students to you. Well, at least they’re not wasting your time. 2. The Talker – These partner agents keeps talking to you. Maybe even chasing you …

Nearly 1 in 4 universities in England were in deficit last year

The no. of UK schools in deficit is alarmingly high: ‘Nearly 1 in 4 universities in England were in deficit last year. The number of universities in England with operating deficits in 2017-18 increased to 32, compared with 24 the year before and 10 in 2015-16. Across the UK, the number reporting deficits rose to 47, compared with 40 in …

How to Multiply Your Education Agents in Less Time

This is the most CRUEL fact for schools and universities getting education agents for international students: More than 80% of these institutions don’t have more than 200 partner agents after 3 years of running. If you’ve spoken to other schools and universities who want more education agents, most of them still don’t have the number of agents they desire. Why? …

What to Do if Your Boss Won’t Invest in You

  Have you ever asked your boss to buy a something that would make your work better and easier? Early in my career, there are certain softwares/training courses I wanted to take. But I expected my boss to pay for it, because it would help me get the company get better results. However, most often, they won’t pay for it …

Is Your Hand Hurting?

    My hand used to have excruciating PAIN. Here’s what I did to get rid of the pain. So, do you know what I’m doing right now? So at that time when I was working in an education company, I was working 16 to 18 hours a day. My hand started to hurt. It’s actually called Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. …