Top Three Back to School Tips

Summer break is over, which means school is back and it’s time to kick it in high gear! Going from summer holiday to scheduled classes isn’t the easiest thing to do, so we prepared some tips to help you get back on track and stay motivated! Stay Organized and Know Your Syllabus! Heading back to school can be overwhelming, your to-do list just keeps piling on and on. … Continue reading Top Three Back to School Tips

Mentality Shift: Everything is My Fault

On June 15th, the StepUp Summer 2017 Cohort had our second session entitled “Craft Your Unique Brand and Story”, hosted by Hussein Hallak, General Manager at Launch Academy. The evening was full of humor, nuggets of wisdom and the occasional book recommendation (read till the end to see which three books Hussein had recommended!). The most captivating advice Hussein had for the StepUp cohort was … Continue reading Mentality Shift: Everything is My Fault

My Step Up Experience

Written by: Scotia Barry, Summer 2017 Step Up Participant and Marketing Student at Langara College. What are your thoughts on spider-killing in the household?… Wait, spiders…what? Ah well, you had to be there. This hilarious, unplanned group conversation topic was one of the many memorable things I will remember from taking Gradus One’s Step Up program. It came up during the Q&A section after one … Continue reading My Step Up Experience

Discover Your Why and Find Your Values

By Shi Bo Liu June 8th was the day GradusOne hosted its inaugural session of its Step Up program. Designed to assist individuals from a wide variety of backgrounds and education discover and design a career they love, the first session set about a strong foundation for the coming weeks. The evening started off with Sam Thiara, Co-Founder of GradusOne, hosting a number of creative … Continue reading Discover Your Why and Find Your Values

Surviving the School Year

As the final few weeks of August are fast approaching, we all have one thing on our minds… back to school!  For some, this is that awful time of year where we are forced to put the pants back on and retire our favourite cut-offs for another 8 months. For others, back to school can be a very exciting time of the year; especially when you enter into … Continue reading Surviving the School Year