The first full-time job jitters

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The best part of being a kid is the sheer quality of unapologetic curiosity – it is simply the optimism and sense of adventure we held as children that makes us who we are today.

The reason we can test our limits and push ourselves to take challenges stems from this curiosity. For most of us, the journey to success and happiness is a constant pursuit of knowledge and opportunity.

For me, this September marks the next stage of my life wherein instead of going to school, I must prepare for a career.
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The First 365: A Series by Aditi Shah

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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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I know what you did last summer…and didn’t do.

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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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How to pick business clothes you actually like

'Johnson, I think you misunderstood our Casual Fridays dress code.'
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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