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Dec 10, 2018

Embracing and Redefining Failure: 3 things I have learned from my first semester at Western

The opportunity to explore another degree before pursuing business means that Western draws in some of the most well-rounded and multi-talented people that I’ve ever met. As a result, I’ve started to genuinely rethink the way that I define success and failure.
Dec 6, 2018

Finding Your Place: 4 Tips for Transitioning into Western

It’s true―building a life for yourself at Western can be decidedly different from all that you have known. The transition from high school to university is commonly viewed as the pinnacle of “finding your place”, so here are plenty of tips that can help ease the process.
Nov 29, 2018

A look in from London

From a young age, I had my mind set on continuing my education in my hometown that I knew and always loved.
Nov 21, 2018

From Ottawa to London: My Experience So Far

In my final year of high school, I was so unsure of what I wanted to study, and where I wanted to attend, that I applied virtually everywhere. In the end, I decided to pursue a Kinesiology and Ivey HBA dual degree at Western.
Nov 14, 2018

Be You-nique

With so much pressure to pick and choose one thing and stick to it, I offer a differing piece of advice: Be You-nique.
Nov 14, 2018

Engineering and Ivey

As students begin to prepare for university applications, I wanted to share my journey to Western and why I chose to pursue an Engineering and Ivey Business dual degree.
Nov 8, 2018

Tackling the AEO Application

I applied for AEO in grade 12 and wrote my application on the three most significant aspects of my life: competitive dance, hospital volunteering and being the head of the Peer Support program at my high school (a program in which older students work with younger students).
Nov 7, 2018

A look into AEO and Huron

This year, I started at Huron University College, an affiliate college of Western, with AEO status and am loving my experience thus far.
Sep 24, 2018

Keeping the Doors Open

Hi everyone! I’m Wendy Wang, editor of the AEO to Ivey Blog for the 2018/19 year. I’m really excited for the upcoming year, and I hope that you are too. I want to kick things off by sharing one of the best pieces of advice that I’ve followed since coming to Western last September.
Apr 13, 2018

Managing Finals Season Stress

The idea of finals season can seem kind of daunting – how can one exam make up half of your grade in a course? Here are some study tips and strategies I learned during first year that can hopefully help you.