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This college ain’t big enough…

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Because of the nature of my role, I’m still meeting groups of students for the first time.

We eye each other suspiciously as we circle around waiting for one or the other to draw first. And, like in any standoff, the pressure is most definitely on.

In a short space of time, you have to try and get the flavour of the group and decide what your tactics are going to be.

This is made even more complicated by unfamiliarity, which, in turn, brings with it its own set of variables.

With little prior knowledge, you have to make an attempt to clock the good and the bad or else things may turn ugly.


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