Applying to Grad Schools

Are you graduating with your first degree in 2013 or 2014?  Would you like to continue your education and specialize further?  Read this to get some pointers on time management, references, and writing personal statements.

If you are graduating in 2014 and are reading this now, you must be a well-organized student who is taking their future very seriously.  If you are graduating in 2013 and are reading this now, well, good luck! (more…)

Pursuit: Confidence and B***sh**

Divya Pahwa writes about young-lady career advice in the weekly series Pursuit, here on the McGill Caps Blog.

Forget anything you’ve ever read about making an impression. Seriously. Clear your mind of it all. First date? Seeing a prof to argue a grade? Interview? Class presentation? Everybody has something that makes them “shaky-hand-tummy-ache” nervous. And often we run madly in the opposite direction when that nerve-racking event is seemingly creeping close. And more often then not it is in those highly unpleasant and uncomfortable moments that the most incredible and important things happen (I wrote about this in the summer, see Pursuit: WhatI wish I knew when I was “__”). You change, you have story, you meets someone etc.

 How do you turn something that gives you the nervous jitters in to something you face with with a stoic calm?

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