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Not Employed, but Now I Know What I Want

I want a lot of things. I want a job. I want a corgi. I want to apply to grad school and get it in. I want my own home, start a family, travel. I want to succeed. I want to live a life of true joy. I have told myself (and God) about the things I want every day. Yet, I still look for anything that will come close. Anything that tastes...

DIY Watercolor Palette: Pill Organizer

Watercolor is one of my favorite mediums. I first used it in my grade 10 art class. I suppose it rose quickly to the top of my “favorite mediums” list since it was the first paint I became familiar with. I enjoy the lovely transparency it brings in paintings. I also like how easy it is to clean up compared to other paints such as acrylics. Brushes are quickly cleaned by simply washing...

What’s Next?

Last week, I confidently walked up 2 steps to shake hands with two important University of Toronto figures. “Congratulations, high distinction is a great accomplishment” said the UTM Principal. He released my hand from his handshake and I shook the hand of the woman who sat beside him. I complimented her glasses. 

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Podcast Suggestions: Volume 1

My obsession with podcasts began on Christmas Eve of 2015. I listened to Serial after a YouTuber suggested it in her videos. I didn’t know what Serial was about but I decided to listen because Serial’s website was aesthetically pleasing. Yes, I fell in love with the looks of the website before falling madly and deeply in love with the podcast’s content and strong narrative. Soon after, I immediately downloaded a podcast app...

Listening to People in Their 20s

I have been out of school for a week. During that week, I filled my time with preparing different job applications, brainstorming ideas for this website, drawing, and lots of cooking. Of course, I did spend time on Netflix and YouTube as a “reward” and I caught up on the latest season of Scandal (ugh so good). I rewarded myself for submitting four applications in one day, for finishing some freelance work, and...

My First “Official” Information Interview

Last month, I navigated my way through the city, with a heavy reliance on my cellphone, to meet a professional in health communication field. I was unable to ask her for her permission to blog more information about our meeting, so instead of giving all the facts I have learned, I will only share my reflection on how the meeting went and share a couple tips on how to conduct an information interview....

Graduation Limbo

I have one more month of school left and I am absolutely thrilled. I’m excited because I will unlock a new milestone in my life as a recent graduate from UofT but having an opportunity to dive into the “real” world is exciting (at least so far)! For the past few months I have been searching through LinkedIn, University Job Boards, and local company websites for any signs of job opportunities.

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