Exploring Career Path: The Journey of Job Shadowing
Exploring Career Paths: The Journey of Job Shadowing Transitioning from the structured confines of high school to the vast possibilities of adulthood necessitates a well-informed career choice. While traditional academic learning, including lectures and prescribed reading materials, forms a vital part of a student’s education, job shadowing emerges as a complementary avenue for experiential learning....
Revisioning Career Paths Based on Familial Values
Throughout most of human history, the working destiny of every new generation was largely determined by the preceding generation. However, in the embrace of modernity, parents have shifted their focus to advocating for their children's pursuit of happiness above all else. The standard line is that they simply want their progeny to be prosperous and...
Stepping into Leadership: Your Passport to Campus Excellence
INTRODUCTION Entering the realm of higher education is a monumental leap, marked by a world of possibilities, enriching adventures, and personal growth. It's a phase to dive deep into your academic pursuits, cultivate your interests, and foster bonds that can last a lifetime. Yet, amidst this whirlwind of possibilities, one particular facet has the potential...
How To Survive A Bad Roommate
INTRODUCTION As you dive headfirst into the thrilling world of university life, your roommate becomes a pivotal character in your personal narrative. Sharing your living space with a roommate offers the promise of new friendships and lasting memories, but it also poses its challenges. Dealing with a difficult or unpleasant roommate may seem daunting, but...
Guide to better Mental Health at University
Introduction: While studying abroad can be an incredibly enriching and enjoyable experience, it can sometimes take its toll. Ignoring your mental health and wellbeing while at university overseas can have negative consequences that you may not have considered. Living abroad comes with a series of unique stressors and challenges, such as academic pressures, being away...
An Investment in Your Future: How Success at University Affects Your Career Path
Since your education and career are heavily interconnected, doing well at university is crucial for a successful and fulfilling future in the workplace. University is not just a place to obtain a degree; it is also a place where you can develop your skills, create a network, and gain knowledge that will help you to...
Figuring Out the Perfect Study System
Let’s begin this article with some hard truths. You will need to study (no matter how little you studied in high school), cramming rarely works, and without an organized approach to studying you may be dooming yourself to failure. University is a completely different level from your previous educational experiences. To have the greatest chance...
Identity Theft at University, Is This a Thing?
The short answer is an emphatic “yes!”. Beginning with the basics, identity theft is the use of your personal data to conduct financial transactions or commit crimes. This could range from using your data to access your accounts, to applying for loans or credit cards in your name, or to defrauding others. University students are...
Sources of Academic Knowledge
Finding the right sources to support your academic work is more important than the work itself. This may seem like a bold statement. You may be asking yourself, “isn’t the work that I do the most important thing when I am completing an assignment?” The truth is, if your work is based on unreliable or...
What Is a Syllabus? And why is it important?
It is safe to say that the syllabus is likely the single most important document in any course you will take at university. This unusual word comes from medieval latin for “list” but is actually based on the misspelling of a greek word. While that is a story for another time, the syllabus is a...