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Jan 30, 2019

5 Things I've Learned Since Being at Western

Tate Carman-Gardner talks about time management, independence, engagement, open-mindedness and the importance of treating yourself.
Jan 22, 2019

AEO2: A Reflection of My Journey So Far

Aleem Virji reflects on his experience at Western and his journey to the HBA program.
Jan 22, 2019

Changing Perspectives From First to Second Year

It’s hard to believe how fast time flies, especially in university. Now starting my second semester of second year, here’s three major shifts in perspective that I’ve had.
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).