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The Fit Student—Careers to Combat Anxiety

Does a cup of coffee trigger jitters that burst into an anxiety attack?  If so, don’t feel like your career is doomed.  Not at all!  Instead, discover your passions.  Your passions might relate to therapies that reduce—even cure—anxiety.  Now that’s a win-win for anyone with anxiety disorder. I cured myself of anxiety.  I haven’t had… Read more »

Course Exam—TAXX401

TAXX 401 (Taxation II) is a three-credit upper-level business course that is designed to be taken as a second course dealing with the basic concepts and procedures associated with the Canadian federal income tax system, as well as the federal goods and services and harmonized sales taxes.  This course has TAXX 301 (Taxation I) or… Read more »

Dear Barb—Royally Flushed

Dear Barb: I really messed up. I went away to university and ended up getting into online poker. Me and a couple of buddies lost all our OSAP money through gambling, now we don’t have the money for our tuition and my parents think my tuition has been paid. One of my buddies won, so… Read more »

Fly on the Wall—Tuition and Inspiration

September brings apprehension and ambivalence to students of all ages.  Whether our classroom days are four or forty years hence the creeping shadows of autumn re-stimulate memories of that dreaded return to school.  Our formative years were divided, as if with a paper cutter, every September; a whoosh of a sucking sound vacated our spirits… Read more »

The Fit Student—Crushing the Job Interview!

Do you go into job interviews like a front-line paratrooper on the defensive?  Your arms tied behind your back and a gag stuffed in your mouth?  Well, that’s how I feel in job interviews.  And apparently, so might you—and many others. Now, I’m going to show you how to crush the job interview.  But I… Read more »

The Not-So Starving Student—Top Four Indian Foods to Try

Since venturing upon various Indian restaurants throughout the city, I’ve grown an appreciation for Indian cuisine. Traditional Indian dishes are packed with flavor and complexity and hold a special place in my list of favorite comfort foods. Indian food is heavily influenced by religion and history. Particularly, centuries of Islamic rule followed by Hindu rule… Read more »

The Study Dude—Personalized Education?

What would a personalized education look like to you? Well, let’s look at scenarios that don’t characterize a personalized education: A developmentally disabled student once appeared in my university class.  He could barely spell basic words.  But he was entitled to an education.  Sadly, the prof would humiliate him, scorning him for his lack of… Read more »

Course Exam—FNCE 371

FNCE 371 (Applications in Corporate Finance) is a three-credit upper-level finance course that will have students applying fundamental concepts in corporate finance (from FNCE 370 (Overview of Corporate Finance)) to a variety of areas in corporate finance such as short-term financial management, lease management, and international concerns. With the assistance of case studies, students will… Read more »