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”
As a student, you want to make sure you are exploring your career options so that you can align your education and experiences towards your career goals. I’ve found the top ten career podcasts for students and listed them below, along with some recommended episodes. These are in no particular order (this is not aContinue reading “Top Ten Career Podcasts for Students”
How I manage my time as a PhD student: Semester schedule, weekly priorities and weekly to-do list. Read more here!
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”
Are you a soon-to-be university student starting in September? Or maybe you already started university but you are returning for the next semester? I recommend following these tips for the first week of university to get your courses started off right! 1. Make a Friend in Each Class2. Attend Every Class3. Meet Your Professor4. ReviewContinue reading “Tips for the First Week of University”
What are your aptitudes and interests? Gaining a better understanding of yourself will help you when planning your courses, major, and career.
Transferable skills are so important for students, and this is the best time to gain experience and build them. When you are just beginning your university journey, it may be difficult to identify and describe your aptitudes and experiences.
Let me share my top study tips with you! I experimented a lot to figure this out, and you should see what works for you, too. Good luck!
As a student, you are in the ideal time of your life to try on different careers: Your university can probably connect you with multiple opportunities, you don’t have to stay in any role for too long, and you can build your resume at the same time!
Who are the top 5 people you should know on campus? Find out here! These are the students, faculty and staff you should connect with to succeed at university.