By: Sharon Nellist Can you imagine going into your senior year and doubt the major that you have so painstakingly been working toward the last few years? Well, I certainly can. HELP! My most recent thoughts: I am certain of the type of job I am looking for…. But will my current major get me there? Will my major hurt my chances of getting this … Continue reading STUMPED in Stumptown…
By Amanda Katz • Beanies are called toques. • Beanie babies are called beanies. • Poutine is actually really good. • Canadians don’t use pennies. • One dollar coins are called loonies. • Two dollar coins are called toonies. • The drinking age is 19. • Sales tax is horrible. • 100 kmph is 60 mph. • Buses flash “Sorry” when they aren’t in service … Continue reading Things I Learned in Canada:
About three months ago I noticed a perpetual voice in the back in my head, always asking the same question: “What are you going to do after graduation?”
I have always considered myself an academic, and grad school seems to be the natural next step. But should I go right after completing my undergrad? That means that the next few months will be spent shopping around for schools, seeking out financial aid opportunities and scholarships, and studying for the GRE.
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Last term I took two elective courses that made me question my choice of major and career. After two years of pursuing Economics, a class in Health and Health Systems was precisely my cup of tea. At the same time, I was taking a course on Nutrition, which inspired me to cook more often and in a much healthier way. I noticed that while I … Continue reading Higher Education Cushion