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Just Like Bunko: Persistence Trumps Talent

Just Like Bunko

Have you met people in your life that have ample talent but struggle with motivation? Back in middle school, I was never a bright student. Like Bunko, I put too much emphasis on thinking inwards and constantly exerting energy towards tasks that were not producing positive results.

By: Yat Li 12918 reads | 0 comments
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Just Like Bunko: It's Not About You

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In the summer of 2008, I worked 40 hours a week while going to school with a full course load. Managing time was essential to getting things done.

 

By: yatli 16510 reads | 0 comments
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By the Nile: A Student's Experience in Rural Africa

Uganda

The OLC happily presents the following as Craig Vandermeer’s first interview with the OLC after his return from Uganda Fall Semester 2010.Having finished his undergrad at Carleton University with a degree in Political Science, he is continuing his education here at SFU in the International Studies Master’s program.

By: Stephanie Toronidis 4696 reads | 0 comments
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Sheena Takes On the Mumbai Marketing Scene

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In her third year as a Communication major, Sheena Rupani returns home to Mumbai, India and proves that an SFU student has what it takes to compete on the international marketing scene. In a setting where high stakes rely on time management and clear cross-cultural communication, this international co-op celebrity takes self-directed study to the next level.

By: Adam Brayford 6095 reads | 0 comments
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Dave’s Diary: Fear Helps You Make Decisions

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How do you make important decisions? I’ve been reminded in my visits with students of the difficulty that can be a part of making big decisions. I’ve also been reminded that when working with people struggling with a choice, it can be challenging to reign in the impulse to push for one direction or the other.

By: David Lindskoog 5407 reads | 0 comments
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Adventures in China with CIBT

International Co-op
Each semester, the International Co-op office posts a multitude of Co-op jobs for students looking to have a unique, some would say life-changing, experience by going to work outside of Canada. Many of the positions open to students from all faculties are for English instructors. Find out more about Ben's experience teaching English in China...
By: Ben Carson 7355 reads | 0 comments
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