Monthly Archives: November 2015

Sweat the small stuff

As an older member of the PDXSX, I can offer this piece of advice — the small things in life matter more than the big things. When I was younger, I thought the “big” things — like where I went … Continue reading

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Goodbye Portland

As my time in Portland comes to an end, I can’t help but to think about all of the amazing experience that I have gained in the last few months. The Portland Experience truly helped me to realize my potential as … Continue reading

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Final Thoughts

This will be my last blog post while in the Portland Senior Experience. It is crazy to think that our time here is coming to an end. I wanted to take this time to reflect on my personal experience and … Continue reading

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The Daily Habits of a Successful Person

What makes someone successful? Is it their brains or their luck? I personally think success can be defined in different ways for different people. It’s important to define what success looks like for you and creating a process to achieve … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Test Drive

  It’s hard to believe we are more than half way though our internships now. The weeks have flown by and the pressure is starting to build about what is next. The experiences I’ve had at my current organization are … Continue reading

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Staying Healthy While Working Hard

After a lot of hard work and getting used my new surroundings, I can finally say that I feel so much more comfortable and confident working at my current internship. I now find myself excited when I am assigned a … Continue reading

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I didn’t become a journalist to write advertorials

Journalism is a very idealistic profession. At least it is before you start a real job. Looking back, I’m realizing that working at the college paper had more in common with being in the classroom than it did with what a … Continue reading

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