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…

Boosting your motivation, positive emotions and learning

This week, we explore Chapter 8 of Teach Yourself How to Learn by Dr. Saundra Yancy McGuire and Stephanie McGuire: What can you do to boost your motivation, positive emotions and learning? Learning doesn’t have to be boring or stressful. We have the ability to make learning fun and exciting by leveraging a variety of…

Resources Every TRSM Student Should Know About

It is no doubt that university life is a challenge for students considering the high expectations set for them. In my first year of university, my only goal was to attend all my lectures and get onto the Dean’s List. Unfortunately, it isn’t the reality of a majority of the students in their first and…

Five Essential Steps to Make Virtual Training Successful

Adjusting to the “new normal” amid COVID-19 has been a challenge for everyone. When I discovered that the TRSM Academic Success Centre (ASC) planned on conducting virtual training for my Peer Academic Coach job, I wondered how it could be nearly as effective and engaging as it is in physical settings. I anticipated training would…