The First 365 is a series of “first year out” posts by alumna Aditi Shah (class of 2017).
My name is Aditi Shah and I am a recent UTM graduate of 2017 with a Specialist in Finance and a Major in Economics.
Currently, I have the wonderful job of working as a Fund Accountant at CIBC Mellon while also writing this monthly Alumni blog for the Department of Management.
Apart from work, I enjoy reading classics (yes, Shakespeare, too), going for long nature walks, travelling and occasionally experimenting in the kitchen.
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The four months of summer vacation in your university years may seem like a lot of time to recuperate from studying for the other eight months (unless you are taking summer school).
But in between lying on the beach and biking around the lakeshore, there are some easy and simple things you can do to help you better prepare for the upcoming new school year.
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If you would like to sharpen your technical skills, check out some online videos for common topics such as
Excel. Once you know which areas of skills you are lacking, you just have to set aside some time to fill in those gaps whenever you have some extra time.
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We know U of T is top ranked in Canada, but what makes the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) so special and different from the other two campuses?
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Most of us like to travel, but all of us want to learn. Summer Abroad is the chance to do both!
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I recently went shopping with a friend of mine to Square One to find potential articles of clothing or jewelry I could add to my wardrobe.
I stopped in front of Le Chateau and contemplated upon going in.
Did I really want to spend time looking for business clothes? They’re just so bland and boring…
I’m sure each of you have had this thought at some point or another. After all, there are so many rules to follow, certain colours to pick, certain styles and designs to adhere to and quite a lot to avoid.
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When you get to third and fourth years, the idea of showing professionalism should no longer be a new one. Being professional does not only apply to attending conferences and job interviews, it comes through in small actions as well. Here are some ways to demonstrate your professionalism.
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Once you meet the course requirements for Commerce or Management, it’s time to think about which specialization to go into.
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