Thursday, April 12, 2018

Managing Exam Stress: Staying Healthy (Mentally) during Exam Period


By James Rebello, Academic Assistant

School can be a stressful time, especially if you are feeling overwhelmed from your professional and personal circumstances. You may overextend to the point where you want commit to everything. A national study found that of 30,000 students across Canadian Universities, 90 percent felt overwhelmed by commitments they had this past year, while more than 50 percent said they felt hopeless, with 63 percent feeling very lonely.1 It is important that you are maintaining your physical and mental health.


Thursday, March 29, 2018

Interview Tips for the Best of the Best!


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By Marissa McCrae, Career Assistant (Work Study student)

It’s about that time of year again, where graduate schools and summer jobs start calling candidates for interviews. I have compiled my best tips and tricks for you to help you out.



Study Skills: Your Life Line for University


By Vallari, Academic Assistant (Work Study student)

Every student entering university quickly realizes how vital it is to have strong study skills. Looking back at my own experiences as a first-year student, I can say without a doubt, that obtaining study skills does not happen overnight. Here are some general pointers to help you move in the right direction. In my blog, I will talk about basic distractions, note taking, your health, and overall expectations.

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Choosing Your Program and Summer Courses


By Amy Wang, Academic Assistant

With April soon approaching, I want to make sure that all students expecting to complete 4.0 credits declare a program of study on ACORN soon. This may sound daunting, but don't worry, we'll be with you step by step to figure it out.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Tips for Landing that Summer Job


By James Rebello, Academic Assistant (Work Study student)

Searching for a summer job can be overwhelming. However, starting early and preparing materials can make this process easier. Outlined below are some steps I personally use when job seeking.