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The Peer Helper Program: Equipping you for the futureApril 22, 2014

The Peer Helper Program: Equipping you for the future

One thing that continues to impress me about the Peer Helper Program is the opportunity for creativity and growth. This semester, I had the fortunate opportunity of being working with the Student Academic Success Centre as an Academic Assistant. In this role, I had the pleasure of raising awareness about the various services SASC and

The Learning Experience of Writing A ThesisApril 14, 2014

The Learning Experience of Writing A Thesis

When I first thought about what my fourth-year at Carleton would be like, I found myself reminiscing and anxiously looking forward to new adventures. I assumed my fourth-year would be the same as the academic years previous where I worked hard but also had a lot of time for extra-curricular activities, fun and meeting new

One Year Gone, A Million Memories MadeApril 14, 2014

One Year Gone, A Million Memories Made

I can’t believe a year has passed already! It seems like just yesterday I was starting out as the Sprott Ambassador Program’s peer helper, not knowing what to do and feeling EXTREMELY nervous and excited. I’ve learned so much in this short amount of time. I’ve learned more about myself, the business world and how

The Value of Peer-to-Peer HelpMarch 31, 2014

The Value of Peer-to-Peer Help

As a peer helper with the Student Academic Success Centre, I feel I have grown as a person. The time I have spent in 302 Tory has allowed me to develop skills and make great, lasting friendships. We all started in this program without really knowing what we were getting into – the peer helper

Gaining Confidence through the Peer Helper ProgramMarch 31, 2014

Gaining Confidence through the Peer Helper Program

Coming to Carleton University was an extreme change for me. Moving 6 hours away, having to share a room with a total stranger, and doing much more homework than I was used to in high school. For some, the change was easy and exciting. Unfortunately, I found myself dealing with a lot of anxiety and

Training and AutonomyMarch 31, 2014

Training and Autonomy

My name is Pranav Mody, and I am a 4th year student in the Bachelor of Science degree program.  This semester I thought I’d write a Learning Log as a reflection on my time in the Peer Helper Program. Last April I decided that I would love to become a peer helper. I was already involved