App Review: AppBlock

As a student, one of my biggest weaknesses is technology. Scrolling on Reddit is just so easy, and studying can be so hard. When distractions are readily available and tailor-made to suit our interests, they become hard to avoid. Using my phone isn’t always a problem - I’m not against it in general - but... Continue Reading →

Mission Statements for School

After reading Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill, I was inspired by the idea of visualization, also called affirmations or mission statements. Hill is so compelling when he discusses how writing down your goal and visualizing it happening every day means you’re almost guaranteed to accomplish it. Eventually I was won over to his... Continue Reading →

Making Students Feel Welcome

If you're already engaged on campus, and either feel comfortable where you are or haven't left the program yet, you’re experiencing firsthand the joys of doing more in school than just showing up to class, groaning mid-lecture, and then leaving. How did you join whatever it is you’re now doing? Maybe you love volunteering -... Continue Reading →

Jamal

Hey, I’m Jamal, and I’m a second year student at Douglas, taking a specialized degree in “whatever, whenever.” When I first came to Douglas,. I thought maybe I could be a psychologist, because of the two books and 280 TED talks I’d seen on the topic. Now, I’m working towards a journalism career by working... Continue Reading →

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