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How to Maximize Your Return on University Investment: Part I – Get Involved and Utilize On-Campus Resources

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Have you ever wondered why you should go to university and what you have done to make your university life meaningful? Have you ever been in a situation where you have no clue of what to do with your life and how to start making every penny of your tuition fees worth it? Have you ever felt frightened when thinking about your future career? I was in the same position so I want to share some tips on how to not regret going to school and how to get ready to face your future!

By: Jenny Vo 11066 reads | 0 comments
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Four Tips to Overcome Failure

Thomas Cao

Have you ever found yourself frustrated, disappointed and in despair after not attaining what you set out to achieve? This blog will explore some essential tips that you could use to bounce back from failure. 

By: Thomas Cao 24860 reads | 0 comments
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Indigenous Literature Series: Grace J. M. W. Ouellette

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Grace J.M.W. Ouellette's book, The Fourth World: An Indigenous Perspective on Feminism and Aboriginal Women's Activism.

By: Christina Coolidge 10075 reads | 0 comments
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6 Things Communication Students Can Include In Their Portfolio

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Although important, your resume and cover letter don't do your skills complete justice. So, instead of simply telling a potential employer what you can do, Karen Leung discusses how to show them through selecting specific items to build your portfolio. 

By: Karen Leung 8404 reads | 0 comments
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5 Must Know Services at SFU

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Not sure where to seek professional help? Having a mental breakdown over an assignment? Looking to improve your study habits? No worries! Here are 5 SFU services to help.

By: Queenie Lei 9162 reads | 0 comments
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How Volunteering Can Help You Find Your Dream Career

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Panicking because you’re still undecided or unsure of your major? Keep calm and apply for a volunteer position! It can help you in more ways than one. Here’s how.

By: Raisa Crisologo 14447 reads | 0 comments
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How Social Media Affects Your Chance of Getting Hired

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Have you ever wondered whether future or current employers actually check your Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram before or after the interview? You might say that you’re safe; having already privatized all your accounts, but well the truth is... 

By: Stella Liang 45606 reads | 0 comments
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Get Ahead in the Race to Graduate Studies

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Even though fall, 2016, is more than a year away, now is a great time – if not a necessary time – to get ahead in applying for professional programs, graduate studies and graduate scholarships. Eric Cai highlights some of these major pursuits and their fast-approaching deadlines.

By: Eric Cai 6331 reads | 0 comments
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5 Reasons Why You Should Mention Playing Sports in an Interview

Ashley Macey

Learn how those years of recreational sports can help you land the job of your dreams! 

By: Ashley Macey 25255 reads | 0 comments
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The Frosting on the Cake - How to Start Your Business Before You Graduate

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Jeremy Wong, founder of Mancakes Bakery, is living proof that for entrepreneurs their phone is their office and their office is wherever they are. I had a chance to catch up with Jeremy recently and hear about his journey and future plans to revolutionize the dessert industry. 

By: Evelyn Yuhsuan Chen 14975 reads | 0 comments
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