Category: Academic Success Centre

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Optimizing How We Learn

This Blog Post is written by Emma Young-Buchalter (she/her), 5th year Marketing co-op major with minors in Professional Communication and Sociology, and Milad Moghaddas (he/him), 5th year Entrepreneurship and Strategy major with a minor in Professional Communication, both of whom...

/ March 3, 2021
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Bloom’s Taxonomy and Students’ Study Cycle

This Blog Post is by Geerthan Ranjhan (he/him), a 5th year Business Management co-op student majoring in Human Resources Management and minoring in Law, and Yixuan He (she/her), a 4th year Business Management student, majoring in Global Management Studies and...

/ February 24, 2021

Metacognition: Understanding how we think and learn

This Blog Post was written by Monie Chan (5th year Business Technology Management co-op student, pursuing a minor in eBusiness) and Aidan Dyer (4th year Marketing Management student, pursuing a minor in Finance), both of whom are Peer Academic Coaches...

/ February 10, 2021
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Introducing the “Teach Yourself How to Learn” Weekly Series

It is a challenging time to be a student with university expectations set very high. As undergraduate students, we are expected to learn and utilize a lot of information from different courses. Yet, we weren’t taught how to learn. Some...

/ February 2, 2021

Motivation During COVID-19

Motivation is something many university students are currently struggling with because learning is a lot different this year. In some ways, virtual learning and social distancing have made school more draining. It’s not as easy to get into a mindset...

/ December 1, 2020

Staying Organized in an Online World

You’ve spent years building a productive routine for yourself, and with life happening virtually that entire routine seems thrown off balance. Well, you’re not alone. Many people feel unproductive and disorganized while studying and working virtually. Organization has always been...

/ November 25, 2020
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How to Manage Test and Exam Anxiety

Do you ever feel that you forget everything before a test begins because you are so nervous? Do you ever feel physical symptoms such as nausea before taking a test? Do you have intrusive thoughts before writing an exam? If...

/ November 17, 2020

Is Change Necessary for Success?

Entering the 2019 Fall term as a second-year Ted Rogers School student was enough to make me feel reassured of my readiness. I felt confident entering the new semester being an experienced university student. But, the Fall term ended and...

/ November 5, 2020
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Facilitation: A Tool for Learning

Facilitation is a great way to engage the audience and help them learn skills through ongoing discussion. Third-year Marketing Management student Anisa Sayani and fourth-year Global Management Studies student Saad Khan, who both work as Peer Academic Coaches at the...

/ October 21, 2020

Preparing for Midterms: Making a Study Plan for Reading Week

Making a study plan for exams is really tricky because if you start too early, you may forget the previous part you’ve reviewed. Or, if you think you still have time, you may end up with not being able to...

/ October 13, 2020