Course Content: Not Just for Tests!

May 03, 2017

A recent conversation with an HR professional in a law firm had me scratching my head for several reasons.  As this person relayed a ‘series of unfortunate events’ to me that had occurred throughout the recruitment process with a recent applicant who was a former student of mine,  I couldn’t… Continue Reading Course Content: Not Just for Tests!

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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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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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Do it NOW!

Nov 18, 2015

I’m different. A different person. In a good way. Most of you now that I have returned to college, later in life. What you may not know is that this new adventure has changed me. I am evolving. I see things in a different way, and I think it is… Continue Reading Do it NOW!

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JUST DO IT!

Jun 29, 2015

So I celebrated a birthday this past weekend, funny how they get less and less exciting as time passes by, but I digress, anyway I am officially two years older than I was when I started my program at Durham College. This got me thinking about life in general and… Continue Reading JUST DO IT!

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Why I Dropped Out of University (Twice)

Oct 02, 2014

Why I Dropped Out of University (Twice) (This post is going to be sort of a “two-parter.” Stay tuned for the companion – not necessarily a “continuation” – coming soon!) I want to start off this post by saying that I am in NO way discouraging anyone who wants to… Continue Reading Why I Dropped Out of University (Twice)

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FIELD TRIP!

Sep 19, 2014

Today, Durham College’s second-year Public Relations class went on its first official field trip! Now, when you hear the words “field trip”, you probably remember getting on a big yellow school bus and heading to the zoo or the park with your classmates and some parent chaperones when you were… Continue Reading FIELD TRIP!

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