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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”
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”
Student Funding: Scholarships & Awards
How Can I Get Free Money as a Student? Free money, you say? Bring it on! As a soon-to-be or current university student, you should be applying for some of that free student money! Student loans are cool, but you have to pay them back at some point. Why not search for money that willContinue reading “Student Funding: Scholarships & Awards”
Understanding Your Parents’ Perspective of University
This week’s post is a guest post by Sierra Scacco, a freelance copywriter. She’s sharing some tips for how you can better understand your parents’ perspective when you go to university, and included some tips for improving your relationship with them. After 18 long years, you have finally made it! You’ve graduated from high schoolContinue reading “Understanding Your Parents’ Perspective of University”
Scary Student Scams to Look Out For
There are so many student scams out there. Scammers are after your personal information, or your money, or I don’t even know what! This list is not exhaustive – there are other scams, so stay aware! University Student Tutoring Scams It can be really hard to find a tutor! And then some of them willContinue reading “Scary Student Scams to Look Out For”
How to Ask for a Reference from your Professor
How to ask for a Reference or Letter of Recommendation You’re applying for a scholarship, study abroad, grad school, or a job, and you need to submit a letter of reference (aka letter of recommendation, character reference, letter of support, or academic reference) from a professor. Now you have to ask your prof for the letter!Continue reading “How to Ask for a Reference from your Professor”
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!
How to Read Your University Course Syllabus
The university course syllabus is almost like an agreement between the professor and their students, so you want to make sure you know how to read it. It spells out the expectations for the course. It will usually tell you what you are expected to do (assignments, exams, deliverables, readings) and how you will beContinue reading “How to Read Your University Course Syllabus”
Understanding Your Skills and Interests
What are your aptitudes and interests? Gaining a better understanding of yourself will help you when planning your courses, major, and career.