Overcoming Obstacles to our Motivation to Learn

This Blog Post is written by Saad Khan (he/him; 4th Year Business Management student majoring in Global Management) and Maria Beauts (she/her; 5th year Business Technology Management student), both of whom are returning Peer Academic Coaches at the Ted Rogers School’s Academic Success Centre (ASC). This post is part of the ASC’s “Teach Yourself How…

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…

How a Growth Mindset Makes Us Smarter

This week’s blog post is written by Jamie McMahon (she/her; Law & Business graduate in Spring 2021), a Peer Academic Coach at the Ted Rogers School’s Academic Success Centre (ASC). This Blog Post is part of the ASC’s “Teach Yourself How to Learn” weekly blog series based on Dr. Saundra Yancy McGuire’s book. This week,…

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 are Peer Academic Coaches at the Ted Rogers School’s Academic Success Centre (ASC). This blog…

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 minoring in Economics, both of whom are Peer Academic Coaches at the Academic Success Centre…

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 at Ted Rogers School of Management’s Academic Success Centre (ASC). It is part of ASC’s…

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 students are lucky enough to find learning strategies that work for them. Others start their…

Sport Marketing During the Pandemic

Lucy Trepanier, second-year Graphic Communications Management student minoring in Marketing Management, and Hayden Godfrey, third-year Professional Communication student, share their impressions of the virtual MLSE panel discussion they attended for their Sport Marketing (MKT 829) class: For almost any sport media or sport marketing student in Toronto, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment (MLSE) represents the…

Students discuss their experience attending virtual Retail Week

Now in its 13th year, Retail Week is aimed at engaging and connecting Retail Management students at the Ted Rogers School of Management with members of the industry through networking events, competitions, workshops and panel discussions on trends in the world of retail. This year’s event, which took place November 16-20, 2020, was held virtually because…

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 of learning when our classrooms have become our homes, and our homes have become our…

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 a key to success, but now more than ever it is important to find new…

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 so, I promise you that you are not alone. Many university students experience test anxiety…