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Myths About University

What are the myths you’ve heard about university? You might not even know they’re not true! Well-meaning teachers, guidance counsellors, parents, siblings, friends, acquaintances may all share what they know about university with you. But it may be very subjective, or opinion-based, or just plain incorrect! Below, I’m sharing two of the beliefs that IContinue reading “Myths About University”

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”

Motivation to Study

After working with so many students around study and time management skills, I have realized that these two topics actually encompass numerous other skills that often overlap. So I can’t talk about study skills without talking about time management, and I can’t talk about time management without talking about motivation. What is Motivation? Motivation refersContinue reading “Motivation to Study”

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”

How to Choose Electives

This week’s post on How to Choose Electives is a guest post from the founder of Legitscholarship.com, whose goal is to show students scholarship opportunities from all over the world. They offer plenty of information, particularly for international students who want to study in Canada. Entering into University and being faced with choosing your electives canContinue reading “How to Choose Electives”

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”

How to ask your professor for a reference or letter of recommendation.

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”

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