How University Has Made Me Bolder

This week's post has three main components:  the Ontario Universities' Fair, a striking moment of self-realisation, and most importantly, hair-dye. This was my first year attending the Ontario Universities' Fair (OUF). I had no need to go as a high-school student because I decided where I wanted to do post-secondary studies very early on. (Spoiler … Continue reading How University Has Made Me Bolder

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Why You Should Make Friends with an International Student

Weeks ago, I jokingly told my fellow eAmbassador Isabel Duque, -who is Colombia born and Ecuador raised- that I was going to write a post about her. I was just messing around at the time, but the idea stuck so here we go; an Isabel-inspired blog post: Despite it's small size Glendon is a great place … Continue reading Why You Should Make Friends with an International Student

The Holidays, A New Semester, and #oneword365; a threefold update from a lazy writer

Sooooo, it's January. The holidays are over, a new year has begun, and with it comes a new semester. First semester was a bit of a struggle for me, -as it is for many first years- there's just so much to adjust to! University life can definitely be a shock to your system, and us … Continue reading The Holidays, A New Semester, and #oneword365; a threefold update from a lazy writer

Choosing Glendon: My Weirdest Reason

I’ve detailed many of my reasons for choosing to go to Glendon on this blog previously, but never my strangest one: I deeply, deeply appreciate the way Glendon brands itself. Branding, advertising, public relations, whatever you want to call it, is something I’m interested in, or rather, fascinated by. Also, despite not being particularly knowledgeable, … Continue reading Choosing Glendon: My Weirdest Reason

Why I am a Success Story and You Probably are Too (#GLsuccess)

This week, us eAmbassadors are writing about success. We were in our monthly meeting and got a little off topic railing on how unattainable ideals of success for today's students can be, which then lead to a discussion of what success even is. Francette, who is of course one of the oldest and wisest of … Continue reading Why I am a Success Story and You Probably are Too (#GLsuccess)

Y U No Live Closer: Maintaining Friendships When You Move Away For School

A couple of my fellow eAmbassadors, Sienna and Krysta, have written excellent posts on managing the “LDR”, or Long Distance Relationship. Now, I’m happily and perpetually single, so I know nothing about maintaining romantic relationships, but I am practically a professional at long distance friendships. (Just ask my best friend of going on 15 years; … Continue reading Y U No Live Closer: Maintaining Friendships When You Move Away For School