New year’s resolutions! It's that time of the year again where everyone is filled with vigor, energy, hope and the belief that this year will be THE YEAR. I’m gonna make some resolutions and stick with it this time, no matter what the obstacles are. ...

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18 Dec A Smile and a Handshake

Whenever you meet someone new, you smile, extend your hand, then introduce yourself - "Hello, I’m Francois" or whatever your name is. What's the other person thinking? Probably something along the lines of… “Francois seems like a nice enough guy. I’d like to get to know more...

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05 Dec Do Grades Matter?

Grades are a tricky thing to consider in college applications. Tricky because that dreaded system of alphabets, which some sadist invented ages ago, allows someone to judge years of effort (or lack of it) in one glimpse. Some have a majority of angelic As, some...

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