Well, this is it. My last post in your university year. I was going to write something about resilience with an epic reference to the 1939 classic Gone With the Wind that I’m sure you’ve probably never heard of, let alone seen. But as time past, it seemed prosaic and I decided against it. So, I’m left with a list. Continue reading “Andrea’s list of things to remember”
I’m sure at one point or another this thought has crossed your mind: You’re sitting in a lecture, losing concentration and zoning out. Probably also resisting the urge to check your phone for the 15th time in five minutes, as you look over at the PowerPoint slide on the board and wonder what relevance it will have in the “real world.”
I wasn’t very involved in high school. Actually, I was (and still am) an introvert. I drew energy from creating time for myself, which in high school meant whenever I was off work and out of school because I didn’t see the value in extra-curricular activities. Continue reading “How and why your soft skills matter”
These posts are getting more and more difficult to write. My life’s just not all that interesting, and I’m running out of poignant things to say. Maybe it’s time to embrace simplicity. Continue reading “Embracing simplicity”
If there’s one thing I appreciate, it is the opportunity to try on something before I am required to commit to it. It might just be me, but having the ability to try on clothes before buying them, or spending a few weeks in a course before deciding if it’s really for me gives me the comfort of knowing that I am making the right decision for a particular goal I want to achieve (i.e., refreshing my wardrobe, or boosting my GPA).
It’s officially 2019! I’m sure you have big things planned this year both academically and personally. Are you planning on boosting your GPA? How about landing your dream job/internship? Or perhaps just aiming to get into better shape? Whatever it is, this time of year is perfect for setting goals. Continue reading “How to set goals (and achieve them)”