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…

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,…

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…

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…

Benefits of building a routine in times of uncertainty

As a fourth-year student close to graduation, I decided to look back at how my student life was affected by the Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdowns. I never thought that I would have to do my final year, one of the most difficult, virtually. I must mention that it feels like a packed and stressful…

How to Ace Managerial Finance I & II

As students, we may have different learning styles to absorb new information and apply it to real-world situations. Have you ever considered the best environment for the most efficient studying session? Throughout this blog post, I will use the example of FIN300 & 401 courses and introduce you to some tips to ace these classes….

Balancing Two Time Zones at Once

This past year has brought immense change in all of our lives. We’ve all had to get used to a new normal that has taken us by surprise. For international students like me, this means having to live thousands of miles away from Canada. Here is my experience as an international student studying with a…

Final Thought for the “Teach Yourself How to Learn” Weekly Series

This Blog Post is by Monie Chan (she/her), a fifth-year Business Technology Management co-op student pursuing a minor in eBusiness and Peer Academic Coach at the Ted Rogers School of Management’s Academic Success Centre (ASC), and Nina Sulkin (they/them), a Student Success Facilitator with ASC and Ted Rogers School graduate (Bcomm – Human Resources Management,…

How to Maintain Academic Integrity in the Online Environment

The topic of Academic Integrity and Misconduct comes up in class every time there is an upcoming assignment or a test. We usually don’t intend to cheat, but when there is an opportunity, sometimes it is hard to resist. Here are some of my tips to prevent ourselves from cheating in class. Make sure you…

Exams: Time Management, Preparation & Stress Reduction

This week’s post is written by Maria Beauts (she/her; 5th year Business Technology Management student) and Anisa Sayani (she/her; 3rd year Business Management student majoring in Marketing Management), both of whom are returning Peer Academic Coaches at the Ted Rogers School’s Academic Success Centre (ASC). This Blog Post is part of the ASC’s “Teach Yourself…

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…

How to Maximize Your Study Space for Success

With exam season around the corner, scheduling enough time to finish major assignments and prepare for finals is critical. Beyond scheduling enough time to study, students often fail to recognize the importance of one’s environment for their overall focus and productivity. The formula may seem simple: just find a quiet space, open your course materials,…