My Mitacs Co-op Research Internship at TMU

The summer of 2022 was a turning point in my life, as the 12-week Mitacs Globalink research internship got me thinking about my transition from a student to a professional. My connection to the Toronto Metropolitan University dates back to last September when I was trying to apply for the Mitacs internship. Out of the…

Importance of Self Care

This article was written by Peer Academic Coach Michelle Ajobena (she/her, fourth-year Global Management Co-op student). Michelle is an Academic Success Centre’s student staff member who participated in the Self-Care Community of Practice. She has written this article to show how important it is to practise self-care in our daily life as university students. Since…

Preparing for In-Person Exams

Now that we are back in person, for many students, including you, this might be the first time that you’re writing an in-person exam. For other students, you might be writing in-person exams for the first time since 2020, or even 2019. Even though they might seem more intimidating than online exams, with the right…

My co-op experience at Scotiabank

One of the main reasons I joined the Ted Rogers Co-op program was to discover my passions and explore potential career paths. When I started my first internship at Scotiabank in September 2020, I began dedicating time each week to networking and exploring different parts of the bank in order to fulfill this goal. During…

What Success Looks Like to Me in a Hybrid Learning Environment

Now that we’re back on campus, we’ve all had to make significant changes to our routines. I began my journey as a mature student at the university in September 2020, so up until recently, I’ve only experienced learning in a virtual environment. I’m sure many of you can relate to the routine of waking up,…

My experience as an Academic Peer Helper

Becoming an Academic Peer Helper at the Academic Success Centre (ASC) is my best decision in university so far. It helps me develop essential skills, gain valuable knowledge, get to know new people, expand my network and motivates me in my academic and career journey. This is my second semester working with the ASC as…

My Experience with Publishing as an Undergraduate Student

If you had told me one year ago that I would have my research published by a journal affiliated with Stanford University, I would not have believed you. Yet, on December 21, 2021, my first research paper was published by Intersect: The Stanford Journal of Science, Technology, and Society. While the journey to publishing my…

My experience with ASC

When the pandemic changed our lives, my life as a Ted Rogers School of Management student changed drastically. I experienced a lack of motivation and a lot of uncertainty. I felt more alone as each day went by, and I was barely passing each semester. I reached the bottom, when I dropped more than two…

Significance of Time Management

Have you ever been overwhelmed by lack of time during your academic semester? The awareness of time is very important, especially if you have to handle multiple commitments at the same time. A lot of students tend to work and study at the same time during school semesters. I am also one of those students…

Our Experience as Peer Assisted Learning Leaders

This post has been written by two Ted Rogers School of Management students Eric Rajaratnam (Economics and Finance) and Aleenah Hassan ( Accounting and Finance). Introduction The Academic Success Center (ASC) is a learning hub on campus for students at the Ted Rogers School of Management. Many popular support services offered by the ASC are…

Everyday Equity: The Practice of Meaningful Inclusion

At the Academic Success Centre, we are committed to creating learning spaces that welcome diversity, encourage inclusion, and enable equitable learning experiences. We are so fortunate to have a team of student staff and professionals that genuinely reflects the diversity of backgrounds and experiences of the students and staff at Ted Rogers School of Management….

Guide To Ace Your Final Exams

Final exams can be a nightmare for many students as they can cause extreme stress. It is common for students to get frazzled during the final exam period, considering finals are the most challenging and are worth a large portion of their grade. Do you tend to feel burnout around the final exams time? I…