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5 things you should see this week

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12:00 PM | 7 December 2014
by Jim Compton-hall
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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.

1. Advice

Coping with the first year of your graphic design degree

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.

2. Story

Selling your imaginary friend on eBay

Georgia Horrocks, an advertising student from the School of Communication Arts 2.0, sold something a little different on eBay.

3. Answer

How to stand out when applying to jobs in advertising?

Leo Burnett's Lindsey George talks about what you need to do to get a job in advertising.

4. Story

Congressional Distrust

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

Translating client-speak like a pro

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.

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