Browsing tag: first year

Personal Sign Off


    Hello McMaster, This is my final post on Water Cooler Gossip. I guess you could say it’s now part of my own McMaster legacy and I’m finding it pretty hard to say goodbye. To put it simply, I’ve always been a person of extremes – when I am happy, I’m over the moon

Learn to Say Yes


If you’re back in school and need a good motivator, view this. I have listened to so many motivational speeches, but this one really got me. Shonda Rimes, the director and writer behind Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal, and How to Get Away with Murder speaks about the challenges and happiness that has given her life meaning.

11 apps that students can’t live without


As the school year comes to a start, you should be thinking about building habits that will help you to succeed. Probably the first suggestion people will tell you is to put away the phone because it’s a distraction. I think that’s a bit close minded because your phone is a brilliant little piece of

Don’t Follow Your Passions?


Recently I came across this article and it gives a pretty interesting take on life goals. Should our generation follow their passions? Is it leading us to failure? Some would say yes, some would say no, but this article provides a perspective that I think most students and young people could benefit from reading if

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