Ten months, Teens & Tutoring - What I learned from mentoring high school students

Ten months, Teens & Tutoring - What I learned from mentoring high school students

For the last ten months, I've spent almost every Tuesday at Laurentian Public School as a tutor and mentor for students in high school. When I was told last summer that as part of my course work I would have to not only interact, but also mentor students in high school - truthfully, I was not happy about it. I felt that I couldn't possibly have anything to offer these students…

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How to build an online portfolio

How to build an online portfolio

As a recent university graduate, I know how important a portfolio is. I have now applied to over 60 jobs (the grind never stops haha) and although I’m not where I want to be just yet, I know the value in being able to display your work in a way that is accessible to potential clients or employers. I know making a portfolio can be daunting. I’m sure you have so many experiences you want to share! Here are some quick steps that can allow you to narrow down your focus and build your online portfolio.

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Five ways volunteering opportunities prepare you for the workforce

Five ways volunteering opportunities prepare you for the workforce

Through my time volunteering since high school, I have personally grown and I have seen my colleagues also develop through their support of volunteer initiatives. These are five ways volunteering has prepared me for the workforce. Consider these when you're trying to determine if volunteering is for you!

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