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Reverse culture shock and my position with international studentsDecember 7, 2016

Reverse culture shock and my position with international students

Imagine you’ve just come home from the best year of your life. You’re on an international exchange, you’ve grown as a person, you’ve tried some of the best food in the world, rode the world’s largest roller coaster and even found love. Then you’re told to go back to the way things were a year

Carleton Ravens: Sharing the untold storiesDecember 7, 2016

Carleton Ravens: Sharing the untold stories

As I near the three-month mark of my time spent writing for the Ravens men’s and women’s hockey teams, a variety of things come to mind. From the professional environment to the abundant opportunities, I can’t help but reminisce on the multitude of moments that continue to help me grow as a person. And for

Community Engagement: CSAS Peer Helper positionDecember 5, 2016

Community Engagement: CSAS Peer Helper position

Last March, I applied for the Peer Helper position in the Centre for Student Academic Support (CSAS). I was hired as a Workshop Peer Helper. Essentially, I facilitate skill development workshops to students ranging a variety of topics such as procrastination, time management, and self-care to name a few. “They are so helpful and supportive that

The Exam Survival KitDecember 5, 2016

The Exam Survival Kit

Here’s how to stay strong until the holidays… Well, it’s that dreaded time of year again. When you would rather be doing anything, and I mean anything, rather than writing papers and/or studying for exams. As hard as it may be to persevere until the semester is over, remember that you are not alone. Take solace

Peer Helper: How my role helped me growDecember 5, 2016

Peer Helper: How my role helped me grow

I went in for my interview as a courtesy for my friend as she was interested in a peer helper position but would be graduating soon. She sent me the link and I remember thinking to myself, “That sounds pretty cool. I’ll apply and see what happens,” and I am so glad I did. I

International Student: Learning to embrace the inevitable winterDecember 1, 2016

International Student: Learning to embrace the inevitable winter

As an international student in Canada, winter was a worry for me. I arrived on campus in January of 2016. I have many memories from that first snowy season – ice storm warnings, chaotic bus rides for 8a.m. classes and many other little consequences made my first winter in Canada one to remember. On my