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9 Observations and Tips from a Newbie Runner

Oct 13, 2016

I started training early August for my very first 5k race coming up this Sunday, October 16th. I’m going the #distanceforDC at the Scotia Waterfront Toronto Marathon.  This is a bit of a bucket list thing, I’ve been talking about on and off for a couple of years.  After running… Continue Reading 9 Observations and Tips from a Newbie Runner

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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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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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Experience Opportunities: Next Gen Dinner Series

Mar 23, 2016

So if you follow me elsewhere in addition to me talking about that thing called the Grip Juicer contest, you might have also seen me talk about something called the Next Gen Dinner Series! The next gen dinner series is a pretty cool thing. Graduating students or recent grads from… Continue Reading Experience Opportunities: Next Gen Dinner Series

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Endless Opportunities with DC

Mar 08, 2016

I’m constantly in awe of all the opportunities we’re given here at DC. In particular, my program regularly competes in a competition called the Grip Juicer. If you follow me… well basically anywhere (I was really excited, okay?) you might have seen me talking about it for the past two months… Continue Reading Endless Opportunities with DC

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Habits of Successful Students: You’ve Got This!

Feb 24, 2016

A habit is defined as a conscious pattern of behaviour to act in a particular way through frequent repetition. Some habits are so natural to us, we wouldn’t even think to describe them as habit. For instance, putting shoes on before you leave the house – that’s a habit. Turning… Continue Reading Habits of Successful Students: You’ve Got This!

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Field Placement Jitters: Advice from the Trenches

Jan 27, 2016

When students choose a program that has a field placement component – a period of time when you are away from school and immersed in the work environment you are training for – it’s an exciting concept and something that most look forward to. In the Law Clerk Advanced Program… Continue Reading Field Placement Jitters: Advice from the Trenches

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