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Nov 24, 2017

5 HUGE Misconceptions I had about University

Jiayi Yang shares what she has learned during her first semester at Western. From classes, to friends and everything in between she found that there are some common misconceptions about University.
Nov 2, 2017

What I Learned During My First Internship

Michelle Li is a second year AEO student in Economics. She spent the summer between her first and second year at University working for a start-up as a marketing intern.
Oct 26, 2017

How to Balance School and your “Favourite Things”

You’re overwhelmed. You feel that the transition into university has done nothing but put loads of tasks, assignments, and overall obligations on your shoulders.
Jun 15, 2017

Summer Reading Picks

Summer is always a great time to catch up on your reading. Don’t put your summer to waste, and check out some of these books before you start university!
Jun 1, 2017

Q&A with Victor Lal, President of the Pre-Business Students’ Network

Victor Lal is a student at Western University who has recently finished his second year at Western and is pursuing an Ivey HBA dual degree with Political Science.
Apr 28, 2017

What I Learned in First Year

Your first year of university is a whirlwind of experiences. As final exams are fast approaching, it became apparent that these past eight months have truly taught me a lot. These lessons have extended beyond the confines of lecture halls and labs
Mar 27, 2017

School or Sports? A Varsity Athlete's View on Maintaining AEO Status

Graduating high school, the question occupying the minds of many student athletes is what place sports will take in their university lives. They are faced with the dilemma of pursuing the sports they love or having their diplomas mark the end of their athletic careers.
Feb 14, 2017

Visiting New Orleans with Western's ASB Program

It was a cold Saturday morning when I dragged my luggage through the snow to meet the coach bus that would be carrying myself and 37 other Western students to New Orleans.
Jan 23, 2017

Four Months

It seems like just yesterday we were drinking hot chocolate with our families as we sat around in our pajamas for two week straight. But in the blink of an eye, school has started back up again, and I have a pile of readings sitting next to my cup of coffee.
Dec 30, 2016

2016 AEO Application Series - Kaleigh Matheson

Read some of our past students' AEO applications.