Category: Students

Unlocking a Life Beyond Your Comfort Zone

A Reflection on 3 years and 4 roles with the Academic Success Centre My name is Katrina Ann del Rosario. I’m a 4th year Business Technology Management co-op student and currently an ITM100 Facilitator Team Lead for Fall 2017. Previously,...

/ August 16, 2017

Take Advantage of Networking at Your Co-op Placements

“If you want to go somewhere, it is best to find someone who has already been there.” – Robert Kiyosaki For the past 9+ months, I have worked in various co-op positions at RBC. My first co-op term was within...

/ July 31, 2017

Exploring VR with the HTM Institute

As a research assistant studying virtual reality (VR) I’ve been given opportunities to scale Everest, explore Mars, and even compete against a robot in a game of ping-pong (spoiler alert…I lost). Of course, this has all been virtual. In reality,...

/ July 26, 2017

My Experience as an Academic Peer Helper

My name is Zainab and I became an Academic Peer Helper (APH) at the beginning of my 2nd year in the Business Management program. I first saw the position on the Career Boost website back in August 2015 before starting...

/ July 20, 2017

From Job Shadow Day to a Full-Time Job

Earlier this term, I had a chance to visit Quarterback Transportation with a handful of other students as a part of the TRSM Business Career Hub’s Job Shadow Day. I found the event to be of great value as I...

/ May 25, 2017

Five Steps to Land a Job after Graduation

As of April 26th, 2017, I’m proud to say I’m done my undergraduate degree – with the satisfaction of knowing I have a job lined up after I’m done travelling! After eight months of rigorous job searching and getting denied...

/ May 9, 2017

Don’t Be Afraid to Ask for Help!

Every semester, the Academic Success Centre (ASC) witnesses the achievements of several students at TRSM, and last semester was no different. One student who stood out for her strong determination to succeed was Ana Paula Dantas Lima. For those of...

/ April 19, 2017

The Power of Excel and the TRSM Edge

You’ve gotten through all your courses, studied management theory from front to back and had several interviews in your field. But on your first major placement you get caught out when it matters most. Not a likely story coming from...

/ April 11, 2017
Exam

How to Survive the FIN401 Exam

The Clock is Ticking… The clock on the semester is quickly ticking down, and the FIN401 final exam is just a few short weeks away! As the time dwindles, your stress level rises – you begin to consider all of...

/ March 30, 2017

Inspiration for a Lifetime: The 10 Most Influential Hispanic-Canadian Awards

On December 16th, I had the honour of attending the tenth annual 10 Most Influential Hispanic-Canadian Awards as a nominee. The ceremony took place in the heart of downtown Toronto at the historic Carlu. Since 2007, the awards have annually...

/ March 29, 2017