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Don't Make the Same Mistakes I Made

Blog Disclaimer (sort of): This is not a blog about PTDF, but about expanding my knowledge.

1. As soon as you know you are interested in sitting for the PTDF MSc overseas exam, start reading. And in your non-jackometer time, watch some Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, Weakest Link, Zain Africa Challenge, etcetera. It really helps. If Mr. Frank Edoho asks Mr. Ojilile, "where is the highest mountain located?" try to find out where the lowest mountain is located as well (if there is such a thing).

2. As soon as you have heard that you were shortlisted for the MSc program, jump for joy, thank God severally, call your people, celebrate--- and by all means, start looking for your admission yourself! (I really cannot overemphasise this point enough, but let me stop here).

3. If there are any requirements your prospective school needs you to fulfil, do it- eg. if they want you to post your transcript or reference letters, do it sharply. if they are asking for proof of funding, let PTDF …