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Tips for University Success
If you’re a first year student at university, or about to start university, this post is for you! I’m sharing all my best tips for university success! If you’re wondering, “How can I be successful at university?” keep reading! I have been a student for many years, as well as spending 13+ years as anContinue reading “Tips for University Success”
How to Beat Procrastination
Procrastination is something we all face at some point, even though we know we should just get our work done. I am always so amazed by students who finish assignments before the deadline – I’m one of those people submitting at 11:59pm. So how can we beat procrastination? The first step is figuring out theContinue reading “How to Beat Procrastination”
How to Read Academic Articles Effectively
Reading and assessing academic articles can be challenging when you’re new to it. They’re not always clear, and they tend to be really long and complicated. If you set out to read every article from start to finish, you will never get your research done! It’s important to learn how to read academic articles effectivelyContinue reading “How to Read Academic Articles Effectively”
Online Learning Success
I think in these past few years we’ve all seen the positives and negatives of taking courses online. I started my program in September, 2020 and we actually never went back to on-campus learning. As of writing this, I’ve been in my “in-person” program for two years without setting foot on campus because my faculty’sContinue reading “Online Learning Success”
How to do Academic Research: A Beginner’s Guide
This post is for university students who would like some guidance on doing academic research. Maybe you’re working on one of your first research papers, or you didn’t do so well on the last one and you want to level up. Below, I’ll focus on on how to do academic research, rather than writing upContinue reading “How to do Academic Research: A Beginner’s Guide”
How Can I Study 12 Hours a Day?
I get this question all the time from students. How can I study for 8, 12, 20 hours a day? Have a look at all the study questions over on Quora – this comes up all the time. As always, I have to say that I don’t think setting study goals by the number ofContinue reading “How Can I Study 12 Hours a Day?”
Getting a Bad Grade
It’s happened. You failed a course, failed a semester, failed an exam, got a bad grade on a test, failed a course. We’ve all been there! It’s a terrible feeling. It can feel like your world is ending. Especially if you’ve always been a good student. I have worked with probably hundreds of students whoContinue reading “Getting a Bad Grade”
Seven Tips to Increase Study Motivation
It’s getting close to midterm time. You’re tired. You’re stressed. You have so much work ahead of you. It’s getting dark and cold out (or warm and sunny as we head toward summer). You’re tired of studying. You need to increase your motivation to study! We’ve all been there. First, please don’t be hard onContinue reading “Seven Tips to Increase Study Motivation”
Time Managment and Prioritization for Students
How I manage my time as a PhD student: Semester schedule, weekly priorities and weekly to-do list. Read more here!