Posted By: Vanesse on November 20, 2007
So it’s been a crazy two weeks, no time to welcome you all when the blog went up, but here I am! Actually, I’ve just spent the past two weekends at two different events. Two weeks ago, I was at QWIL (Queen’s Women In Leadership), with some amazing speakers on balancing work/life and some amazing socials. It was actually my first university conference, and a pretty eyeopening experience. You’ll find a lot of conferences at Queen’s (or at any other university), and I strongly encourage you to attend.
Then this past weekend I was at DECA U Invitationals - if you haven’t already, you should join DECA in high school; trust me, you won’t regret it! Friends from other schools came down, plus a lot of other delegates, had some friendly competition going on (at which Queen’s totally kicked butt), and topped it off with fun socials.
Soo I’m pretty tired. But like Michael, I’m totally procrastinating on a strategy case, and that’s okay. We all do it. That part is no different than high school.
But since he went over second year courses, I thought hey, maybe I should too. So here goes my fall semester:
Comm103 (Business Management & Communications): It’s basically crash-course intro to business. Good for me because I went into QSB with just accounting. The best part of lectures are the Business Updates we do, it can be a pretty interesting time. This course will be the cause of most of your group meetings (and you’ll have a lot of them!), your foray into the spiritual world of Tai Chi and funky Tai Chi moves and their names, and (hopefully?) you’ll still have the “Shoe Game that is not really a game”. Great class.
Comm161 (Math): This course is some pretty sexy stuff. As enjoyable as math can be – and don’t worry, the math is (with a little work) doable.
Comm111 (Financial Accounting): A lot of high schoolers worry about accounting – I went into QSB with Gr.12 Accounting and I would definitely recommend you take accounting now if you can, whatever business school you end up at, but a lot of my friends haven’t taken it, and are doing fine. The professor is great though; if you need help, it’s available. Accounting. Fun stuff. Really. Sometimes…
ECON: Yes, Econ is required. 8;30 classes everybody, yay! It’s … economics. Markets and demand and supply. Not much else needed to describe Econ. Expect late nights/early mornings finishing those assignments!
(as my elective I take Psychology. If you want to know about it, feel free to ask.
Wow. That ended up being longer than I thought, for a first post. Until next time? (or you can always comment…)