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
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!
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
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
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!
I see it every year as a professor. The seemingly endless piles of work. The blank stares. The sleep deprivation. The inability to focus. Everyone is on overload when it’s mid-term – students and professors alike I assure you. Spring break just can’t come fast enough for any of us.… Continue Reading Hitting the Pause Button: Spring Break