It is hard to believe that my college experience will be done in two months! This time has been some of the most exciting and interesting of my life, but it’s not over yet! I still have 3 weeks left in class (gosh, I will miss my classes, my professors,… Continue Reading Looking Forward to Placement
This past week Durham College held “Career Week”. This involves a variety of events and offerings all geared towards helping graduates, and future graduates, like myself, in their quest for their new career. There was a Tradesmart Career Fair at the Whitby Campus, and also a Job Fair at the… Continue Reading At Durham College, Success Matters!
It is with a bit of sadness that I anticipate the end of my college career, at the end of this semester. Don’t get me wrong, I am super excited to work in the Medical Office Administration field, but I will also be sad to leave school behind. This has… Continue Reading I can’t believe I’m in my last semester, already!
Feeling the winter blahs? Most of us do at some point in our lives. Let’s face it… it’s often dark and dreary outside this time of year. Who wouldn’t feel blah when you leave the house in the dark in the morning and return home in the dark in the… Continue Reading Feeling The Winter Blahs?
You have failed a college course. It happens. It is upsetting, but it is NOT the end of the world. It is however, something you need to think about and address. In my opinion, the most important factor you need to explore right now, is how you can prevent this… Continue Reading Oh no! I failed a course!
It seems like the perfect time of year to count my blessings. So here goes. This year, I am grateful for… The two most amazing grown children any mother could ask for. Alyssa is 20 years old now, and Jake is 19. Both live with chronic illness, but have not… Continue Reading This year, I am grateful for…
Our lives are so busy these days, we often do not have time to do the things that bring us joy, as much as we would like to. This has been the case for me, in terms of reading for pleasure. Reading for knowledge, I have done plenty of lately,… Continue Reading Reading for Pleasure
There can be a great deal of anxiety for college students facing a big test or exam. And, you can find lots of tips online for how to survive your exams, but I’d rather focus on some tips for how you can excel at your exams, not just survive them.… Continue Reading Don’t Just Survive Your Exams. Excel at Them!
So here we are nearing the end of Semester 3. One more semester to go, and I’ll be done. Wow, it has gone so fast! Part of me is super excited to see what is yet to come is this exciting new journey, finding a placement for next semester, and… Continue Reading It’s a Little Bit Sad to Say Good-Bye