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”
The jump from university to the real world is a colossal canyon that cannot be crossed in mere months. At this point in our lives it is one of the most significant changes we’ll have to face that simply cannot be rushed. Continue reading “3 things every new grad should know”
It’s interesting to think back to where I was last year at this time. Having recently graduated and starting my professional career, writing this blog post helped me to reframe some of the challenges I am currently facing.
Continue reading “A day in the life: Matthew Smith”
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.
Continue reading “The first full-time job jitters”
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.
Continue reading “I know what you did last summer…and didn’t do.”