Welcome to Canada. The winters here are always cold, wet, and snowy. This year is no exception to that rule. Sometimes when there is freezing rain or heavy amounts of snow the college closes to keep all staff and students safe, since the roads can get quite messy, we’ve already seen this a couple times this year. The thing about “snow days” is that you can either choose to hunker down with some cozy blankets or you can choose to be productive. Just because everything is closed doesn’t mean you have to shut down as well. Here are my tips on how you can make the most of your Conestoga College snow day!
- Do Homework
This may seem like an obvious option but it is somehow very easy to forget that homework even exists on a snow day. This, however, is a really great time to sit down and get a lot of your projects and studying done. It may also be beneficial to look over anything posted on eConestoga that you were supposed to learn in class. It will help better prepare you for the next week.
- Clean and Do Chores
Wow this may also sound super boring but you’re stuck inside the house anyway, why not tidy it up a bit. This will keep you moving around and gives you a chance to do all those little things you’ve been meaning to do these last couple weeks.
- Update Your Resume/LinkedIn
When is the last time you updated your resume? Are you looking to potentially get a full-time summer job? Many places are starting to accept summer job applications and this is the perfect opportunity to prepare and maybe even send out some resumes. A great place to find summer jobs for Conestoga students is in MyCareer found in the Student Portal.
As you can see there are a bunch of different things that you can be doing to make your snow day worthwhile! It is totally fine to sleep in a bit, but try to think of a snow day as a bonus day or a catch-up day. It’s time to organize yourself, brew some coffee and get to work!