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7 tips to survive the competitive awards scene

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12:45 PM | 28 November 2014
by August Östberg
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AKQA New York's August Östberg gives valuable advice for entering advertising awards shows as a student.

The advertising business is very much based around awards and prizes, and this also applies to students. With award shows all year around, you have a great chance to make a name of yourself. Myself and two other guys were fortunate enough to be one team out of five to win the Future Lions award in Cannes, which eventually led to a job at an agency in New York. 

During my time as a student, I realised a thing or two about competing that I would like to share with you.

So without further ado, here are seven tips on how to survive the competitive awards scene. 

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