Posts Tagged ‘advice for students’

How to make life long friends in university

Gone are the days of easy friendship with whoever was in the park with you. Replaced instead with the slow realization that sometimes – being an adult sucks.   The trade off from fast friends is the comfortable silence on long car rides with long-time friends.   Older people often lament the difficulty of making new friends, or the lack of familiarity…

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A letter to my first-year self

A man and his dog. (Photo by Natalia Silchenko)

Dear Chris, It’s a couple weeks until I graduate from university, and so I thought I would write a letter to you, my first-year self. In this letter, I hope to communicate to you the wisdom and experience I’ve acquired over the past six years. Six years, you ask? Am I graduating from a master’s…

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