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  • My Experience at the WWF-Canada Designing Change for a Living Planet...

    The WWF-Canada Designing Change for a Living Planet Challenge is a yearly event that brings together post-secondary students from all disciplines for four hours per day over the course of three days to take action for nature. This year’s challenge was unique because it was the first year that it […]

  • Yasmin Farah Peer Empowers Literacy Amongst Youth During COVID-19

    Yasmin founded Lives For Literacy, a non-profit organization that is committed to eradicating illiteracy amongst youth in Canada. The post Yasmin Farah Peer Empowers Literacy Amongst Youth During COVID-19 appeared first on Student Life Network Blog.

  • 9 Dos and Don’ts of Job Interviewing

    Job interviewing can be intimidating. But you don’t need me to tell you that. At this point, you’ve probably at least sat through one interview, even if it was for a part-time job at a fast food chain in high school. The thing is, I feel like it’s next to impossible to be an expert The post […]

  • Why I Rejected My Top Choice University

    Picking my third choice school, despite getting accepted into my top choice for university, was a big turning point for me. Editor’s Note: This article was originally published in 2017 but is a good reminder to consider all the factors when accepting or rejecting an offer from your top choice […]

  • 8 Ways to Survive an All-Nighter and Emerge with an Awesome Paper

    It’s happened to all of us. In fact, it might be 2:30 AM right now and you just Googled “How to survive an all-nighter” and found this article. You’ve made a good decision. Let us help. Maybe you’re slammed with assignments, your part-time job, and life, and all of a sudden that term […]

  • After 5 Years of Job Hunting, This is The Best Damn Advice I Have

    Job hunting is painful, but you can learn from my mistakes. I dropped out of journalism school after a semester. Some of my former classmates (and anyone who has ever disagreed with one of my op-eds) might tell you that was a mistake. But I just didn’t feel like spending thousands of dollars to […]

  • A Perfectionist Explains Why You Should Embrace Failure

    Editor’s note: This article was originally published in 2017 but remains a strong guide for how to embrace failure and find success in resilience. I want you to imagine yourself in my shoes for a second. You’re 20 years old and it’s the summer between your third and fourth/final year of […]

  • How I Scored My Job At The NHL… With No Home Ice Advantage

    How exactly do you go from small-town hockey ref to scoring a job at the NHL? Editor’s Note: This article was originally published in 2016 and while certain hiring processes may have changed, the overall advice for connecting with the right people, keeping track of your network, and landing a […]

  • 3 Biggest Reasons for Student Volunteering

    As students, we are often so focused on our schooling (and paying for said schooling) that we pass on the great opportunities that student volunteering can offer. Volunteering is a great way to get some experience in the field that you are hoping to work in post-graduation. Conversely, it can also […]

  • Lila Mansour Breaks Legal Barriers for Newcomers During COVID-19

    Lila volunteers with different community organizations that promote legal aid, awareness, and legal education for all. The post Lila Mansour Breaks Legal Barriers for Newcomers During COVID-19 appeared first on Student Life Network Blog.