Reading Into Reading Week

My latest Career Options Magazine blog is posted! The topic this week? Reading week. Here’s an excerpt:

It’s got to be one of the happiest weeks of the semester. A shining beacon of hope amidst academic despair. An oasis in an arid scholastic landscape. A break of sunshine in an otherwise cloudy four months of study. An original thought in a paragraph full of overused metaphors. I’m talking about reading week, and in colleges and universities across Canada, it’s here (or will be soon).

Reading week is as much about “reading” as a smartphone is about making telephone calls: we know what we’re supposed to be using it for, but there are just so many other fun things to do!

….What you don’t hear too much of is students wondering why they get the break in the first place.

Check out the full article at Career Options Magazine’s blogspot.