I just finished my first week of my MBA! Ahhhhh so exciting! Even though I am only going to school part-time, the program is still very demanding. Based on what I've learned so far, I thought that this is a good place to start when trying to decide what industry or even company you want … Continue reading Choosing Your Industry: Organizational Structure
September is here and that means that classes are starting up again. This is a unprecedented fall semester as schools tackle virtual classes, remote learning, and all things online due to COVID-19. The back-to-school shopping list is different this year as it may include a tablet, laptop, monitors, headphones with built-in microphones and a webcam. … Continue reading It’s “Back to School” Season!
Making a good first impression is very important. Whether it's for a job interview, your first day at work, first time working in a group project, controlling your first impression can lead to a strategic relationship. Now I used the word "controlling". This is important. It is always a good tip to make a good … Continue reading Controlling Your Impressions
First I want to say that I am one of those people who will pick all the courses that they want to take even BEFORE the whole program starts. Before I started my undergraduate, I had already known what classes I wanted to take and at which semesters to do it at. I chose them … Continue reading Picking Courses Strategically
It's March and exams are right around the corner. You're up late looking over notes for the 5th time, you have coffee pumping through your veins, and you debate whether showers are still necessary. You go to your unassigned, assigned seats in the library and you crack open your laptop to start. You open Spotify … Continue reading Summer – Students?
When you're looking for programs you've probably come across one that offer a "Co-op" stream or Cooperative Education. I stumbled upon Co-op when I visited a university fair at the Rodgers Centre when I was researching which school to go to. I asked one of the school reps: "What is the biggest tip you can … Continue reading To Co-op or Not to Co-op
“A goal without a plan is just a wish.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry There is not a fast answer to have a bullet proof plan to balance everything. When we are deep in the academic life, we often find ourselves either in classes or hunkered down with PowerPoint slides and notes. We need some kind … Continue reading Balancing Work, School, Volunteer, Life. Is it possible?
Let's start at the beginning, high-school. Yes, planning your career can start as early as high-school. If you're already past this stage, that's OK, we will talk about it in another post or you can take key tips from this post! The anxiety of choosing what career you will have for the rest of your … Continue reading I’m Just in High-school, How Do I Start?
Hello, my name is Lora and I am just a young professional who wants to help other young students find their footing. I currently work as an Industrial Microbiologist for one of the largest pharmaceutical companies. Although I am young and not at all an expert, I am in the same shoes as you. I … Continue reading Who am I?