Graduate Updates

Find out what's happening with some of our noted Alumni!
Follow the running blog posts (updates every 6 weeks or so) from team members Isaac, Amanda, and Argel who have flown the nest and are discovering what sport and education is like at the next level!

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Some Life Choices

Coming back to school for the spring semester feels just like going to school for the fall semester; after a whole month of break I need to transition back into college all over again, though it was a lot easier to do this time around. I decided over break to take the route to become a dentist and also major in communications. I came into school not really knowing what I wanted to do, but know I think I want to stick to the dentistry route. Other than that, my classes are harder but I still expect to get good grades.

On the topic of rowing, I am not preforming as well as I would want to, and I should have been training a lot harder during winter break. An entire month without proper training did not do me well at all –I could have made better use of training with my old team at CTC. On top of that I’ve been having minor back pain that has stopped me from practicing for a few days. But now I’m back at it and plan on training long and hard to be ready for CIRC and, more importantly, getting back on the water.

Isaac - Updates

  • Some Life Choices

    2014-02-11

    Coming back to school for the spring semester feels just like going to school for the fall...

  • I'm Up For The Challenge

    2014-01-04

    My first semester at U of I has been a great one. I now know why everyone says that college is...

  • Getting The Hang Of It

    2013-08-13

    As a college freshmen you really don’t know what to expect - especially when you are coming from...