Here is FutureRising's best stuff from the past week. We've put together this handy round-up so you don't miss out on our most popular content as well as giving you something to share.
Sepideh Zolfaghari, currently studying Graphic Design at Kingston University and freelancing as a designer, tells you everything you need to know about surviving your first year of graphic design.
Georgia Horrocks, an advertising student from the School of Communication Arts 2.0, sold something a little different on eBay.
Leo Burnett's Lindsey George talks about what you need to do to get a job in advertising.
Miami Ad School's Kevin Gonyo created a website to make it known to the world how ridiculous members of Congress are.
5. From around the web
This fantastic infographic, created by Plato Web Design, tells us what the clients really mean when they say these common phrases. It's made in jest of course, but it could prove pretty useful.
The evolution of creativity
Dipika Rangasami explores the meaning behind being creative and how the term previously reserved for specialist creators is todays hottest word in every industry.
We’ve all been there
Beatrice Withers Green shares he feelings about not knowing exactly what career she wants to do and why that's okay.
We live in difficult times
Tony Cullingham explains that in these competitive times if you want to land a job in creative advertising, you and your portfolio need to shine through.
Where to find ideas
Ricky Richards talks about coming up with ideas in this age of distraction and gives you the clues to finding those unique ideas.
The career path that has no path
Creative Director, Jeremy Garner, explores the exciting opportunity surrounding careers in the ever changing creative industries.
The rate of people being diagnosed with alzheimer’s is growing rapidly, with now 1 in 3 seniors dying of this incurable disease. Students from Miami Ad School has an idea to raise awareness.