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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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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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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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Giving Students the Boot: Professor or Parent?

Mar 31, 2016

Being a good professor is a lot like being a good parent at times: you have to “make” your students do things that they would rather not do because you know deep down that it’s good for them.  As a professor, I like to think of it as “creating opportunities”… Continue Reading Giving Students the Boot: Professor or Parent?

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The 7 Most Important Lessons I Learned as a College Student

Mar 29, 2016

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again. I can’t believe that my two years at DC as a student in the advertising & marketing communications program have come to an end! Where did the time go??!! College is a learning process. Ok well duh, you learn stuff, but… Continue Reading The 7 Most Important Lessons I Learned as a College Student

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Final Semester Wrap-up

Mar 25, 2016

You’re probably thinking “Kait, why on earth are you blogging so close together?!!” and sorry, (not sorry), if you’re getting annoyed by me ;). Well you see for me, my semester is over!!!  We’ve already started our internships and just have one last assignment that’s due on Monday and I… Continue Reading Final Semester Wrap-up

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