Overcoming First Day Jitters

Aug 30, 2017

   The prospect of going to college is usually an exciting one.  You finally get to choose an area of education to focus on that will lead you to your career!  But it’s completely normal for that excitement to be accompanied by “the jitters”.  The challenge is to manage those… Continue Reading Overcoming First Day Jitters

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Building Credit: What You Need To Know!

Feb 24, 2017

Credit – we’ve all heard of it but do we really know what it is or how important it is? I certainly didn’t when I was in college. This blog is going to give you some valuable information about credit. Having good credit is crucial in today’s society. It helps… Continue Reading Building Credit: What You Need To Know!

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You don’t have to take my word for it…take theirs!

Sep 26, 2016

This week’s Advice Guru has this to say… 1) Make a conscious effort to build and maintain your personal network. A lot of people don’t take this seriously and don’t realize the importance of maintaining your personal network. Your network will provide you with information on changes within your industry,… Continue Reading You don’t have to take my word for it…take theirs!

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You don’t have to take my word for it…take theirs!

Sep 19, 2016

  I recently put a call out to graduates of the Law Clerk Advanced program.  I was looking for advice that they – as people who had been there, done that, got the diploma and got the career – could share with you, my current students, who are at various… Continue Reading You don’t have to take my word for it…take theirs!

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Chemong Lake Triathlon 2016

Aug 10, 2016

The body will do what the mind tells it. One of my biggest challenges this year was learning to swim in open water for the swim section of my first and second triathlons.  Calming my mind and controlling my breathing while my face was submerged and staring down to the dark… Continue Reading Chemong Lake Triathlon 2016

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My First Triathlon

Aug 09, 2016

Never to old to try something new! June 2016 I completed my first triathlon.  The day was overcast, cold and windy. The water was so choppy that many participants quit before reaching the first buoy.  Although I got motion sickness from the waves, I persevered. After a near 20 minutes… Continue Reading My First Triathlon

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Open water Challenge

Aug 09, 2016

Life is full of adventure – if you live it.

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Heart and Stroke Big Bike – DC RIDERS

Aug 09, 2016

For the past 4 years I have had the privilege to be the captain for the Durham College Heart and stroke big bike team, the DC RIDERS. On June 22, 2016 we rode again. This year we filled every seat on the bike for 30 and our team was awarded VIP… Continue Reading Heart and Stroke Big Bike – DC RIDERS

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Crossed the finish line

Apr 25, 2016

Last exam done – check Three year journey over – check Advanced Diploma in Biomedical Engineering Technology completed – CHECK,CHECK, CHECK!!!!!!

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High School to College: Being A Supportive Parent

Apr 08, 2016

Money matters, flaky friends, dining dilemmas and rusty relationships are all going to be among a few of the hurdles they’ll face. Heartbreaks. Student/Teacher conflict. Overdrawn bank accounts. No change for laundry. Pub Nights. Peer pressure. Room-mate drama. You get the idea. But how will they do it all without… Continue Reading High School to College: Being A Supportive Parent

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