On January 24th, 2019 I presented as an Alumni Speaker at the Bachelor of Communication Speaker Series Event. One of the questions I got asked was: “what are some of the strategies you would recommend to students if they’re looking to take on a larger role in an organization” In response to this question, I listed […]
In light of World Mental Health Day, and how vocal I’ve been lately about my struggle with anxiety, I wanted to shed some more light on mental health through a blog post today.
Here are some of the things I would tell my younger self.
Almost a year after graduation, what have I learned? A lot, and I’m going to share it all with you
According to a Canadian study, almost 90 per cent of students stated that they felt overwhelmed with what they were expected to do during a school year, and 50 per cent said they felt hopeless. The mental toll that university takes is a reality for many, including myself. I distinctly remember standing up and walking […]
The road to success is long and filled with obstacles, but the end-goal and final destination never came to anyone without hardships and a whole lot of work. I was never the type of person to go along with life and let it steer me in the direction it wanted me to take me. I […]
School is an important instrument that helps propel students into the workplace. It teaches you the basics of your field and how to navigate the “real-world.” Or at least, that’s what you were told. Most students think that once they’re finished their four-year-degree, the education stops. They’re done with learning and all the expensive textbooks […]
As you go through life, it’s inevitable that you’ll lose some friends along the way. You might go to different schools, move to different places, or simply lose touch. There will also be friends that you may hang on to for years, which is great! Those are the people you can depend on, hang out with, […]
Universities and colleges offer a staggering amount of classes. But when you’re in a specific program or pursuing a certain major, there’s always a list of mandatory courses you need to take to meet your degree’s graduation criteria. While there are going to be lots of classes you have to take, there’s also going to […]
An important part of being a professional in the workforce is looking the part! According to a 2014 article, a staggering 65% of bosses will hire the better-dressed candidate over another with the same qualifications. Having expertise in your field is certainly more important than anything, but you can’t factor out your wardrobe just because […]