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September 6, 2021 Rachel Grier

Social anxiety makes college extra difficult. You’re surrounded by people you don’t know — far from your old friends — and you’re expected to go to a variety of social events. You could just sit out parties, but this will mean you miss out on some great opportunities to meet new people and have a…

September 3, 2021 Rachel Grier

Taking full advantage of your lectures will make a huge difference on your university performance. Despite many lectures being advertised as optional, it’s worth attending all of them, as they give you a solid base to build upon during your independent study for the rest of the week. However, simply attending is not enough. Here…

July 5, 2021 Rachel Grier

University is both an exciting and intimidating experience. While you get many opportunities to have fun, you also have so many things to do that it can be hard to know where to start. Managing coursework, assignments, exam preps, and co-curricular activities can be overwhelming. But it’s never too early to start thinking about study…

July 1, 2021 Rachel Grier

The dreaded “mid-semester slump” is a rite of passage for university students. You’ve gotten into a routine. You’ve been studying the course material with consistency. And now, as mid-semester approaches, you’re starting to feel like you’re in a rut. Perhaps this sounds familiar: You’re getting bored, not feeling challenged, and not feeling like you’re learning…

April 28, 2020 Rachel Grier

Finding housing and making your own home is integral to the college experience. In fact, for many students, it’s considered a rite of passage – an essential stop on the way to adulthood. Yet, for first-time student housing hunters, finding a place can seem daunting. Fortunately, you don’t have to go through the process on…

April 23, 2020 Rachel Grier

We usually think of a bucket list as a compilation of the things we want to do throughout our lives. Yet, when you’re a young college student, there’s no sense of urgency, and as a result, you may end up putting off bucket list items until much later. Fortunately, there’s no reason to only have…

March 31, 2020 Rachel Grier

For many students, university is much more difficult than high school, which makes getting good grades a challenge. Whether you’re used to being a high-flier, you always struggled with academics, or you fall somewhere in between, here are some practical methods you can use to bring your grades up. Focus on a Goal There was…

March 26, 2020 Rachel Grier

Dedicating enough time to self-care is harder than it sounds. It’s particularly challenging when you’re a university student, as there are so many other things to think about — your studies, social life, and maybe a part-time job. As a result, many university students end up neglecting self-care, but this can have serious consequences. Find…