Five Durham College students talking on a bench by the bus loop

Mangia bene, ridi spesso, ama molto

Apr 23, 2015

I have sat at my computer for a few hours now, trying to figure out just how to word this. How do I say goodbye to the most influential two years of my life? I have made friendships that are so integral to who I am. I will miss every… Continue Reading Mangia bene, ridi spesso, ama molto

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Durham College students in attendance of their convocation

Graduation Part 1

Apr 13, 2015

I am a couple week away from finishing my college education. It’s a pretty bittersweet feeling. I am so proud of myself for finishing this program. The Paralegal program is an excellent preparation for a career in the law field. It has given me the necessary tools and information that… Continue Reading Graduation Part 1

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Durham College Oshawa campus outside Student Service Building Atrium showing off water feature

Take the chance

Apr 06, 2015

There it was. The words I had waited for months for. “On behalf of the Admissions Committee we regret to inform you that we are unable to offer you admission to the Fall 2015 entering class.” Osgoode Law had rejected me. I was at lunch with friends when the news… Continue Reading Take the chance

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Feeling the pressure

Mar 30, 2015

I’m feeling the pressure this semester. As part of our program, paralegal students are to complete a field placement. I was lucky enough to secure one right here on campus as the Campus Paralegal Student Assistance (CPSA) clinic. I have placement on Mondays and Tuesdays until 8pm. My Tuesdays are… Continue Reading Feeling the pressure

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Term-end tips

Mar 20, 2015

The semester is quickly drawing to a close and with only a few weeks ahead of us, it can start to feel a little overwhelming. I am going to share my tips on how to make it through this term: 1)     Organize – I cannot stress to you how important… Continue Reading Term-end tips

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Durham College Oshawa campus Gordon Wiley building

Remember that?

Mar 06, 2015

Remember those feelings you got when you were accepted to Durham College? The happiness, the excitement, the worry, the fear, the anxiety, all rolled in together as you thought about attending college. What did you love about your first day? Dislike? What tips do you have that you could share… Continue Reading Remember that?

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Happy Reading Week!

Feb 23, 2015

The week students have been eagerly awaiting has arrived! A week off from school, a time to read, catch up on work, get ahead on assignments and get organized. Here are my Reading Week Tips to make the most of your reading week: Read I know, I know, you are… Continue Reading Happy Reading Week!

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What is love???

Feb 12, 2015

I spent hours surfing the Internet for inspiration for this blog. I’m the furthest thing from a romantic that you can get. I do not do mushy cards, chocolates, fancy dinners or about anything else remotely cute. I actually get uncomfortable with the word love. Like my body kind of… Continue Reading What is love???

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