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Testing Yourself With Quizlet

Do you quiz yourself before a test? Are you looking for a new way to remember the information you’re learning? Have you tried using an online resource? We can do practically anything online these days: shop, socialize and study. Yes, we c...

Textbook Zombie: Reading To Retain vs. Reading For Gist

We all thought we had too much homework back in high school, didn’t we? And then university smacks us with their zombifying reading lists and excruciating workload. Textbook Zombies really exist during exam time. Each of us struggles to a...

SLN Creators: Advice From Kelsey Giesbrecht (Ryerson University)

SLN Creators is featuring Kelsey Giesbrecht, a fourth-year RTA Media Production student at Ryerson University. A creative entrepreneur and photographer of a few bands that you might recognize, Kelsey shares some of her favourite tools. Plus...

How To Survive Same Day Exams

Same day exams can suck if you’re not prepared to handle them. So, don’t complain and complain and complain… get ready to face your double-exam day head on and prosper! Photo by Scott Webb on Unsplash Plan ahead of time and set up an ...

Congratulations to the 2019 Loran Scholarship Winners!

Once again, thirty incredible students have been awarded an amazing opportunity and investment in their future.  The Loran Scholars Foundation offers, “the country’s largest and most comprehensive four-year undergraduate award” to Ca...

5 PhD musts for your procrastination

February 19, 2019, by Tatiana 5 PhD musts for your procrastination Have you heard of productive procrastination? Procrastination happens on a daily basis, let’s admit that! Our time is precious though, so what about taking your mind off w...

How to Avoid Making Impulse Purchases

February 15, 2019, by Jem How to Avoid Making Impulse Purchases Consider the wallet, Guardian of Cash. Consider the ease with which it fails in its duty as keeper of finances. The owner need only perform a quick pluck, a muscle memory motio...

How To Deal With Relationship Strains Over The Holidays

Relationship strains can develop when we stretch ourselves too thin to make everyone happy. Family expectations, gift exchanges, and necessary one-on-one time together can turn the joy of the holidays (no matter the time of year) into an ov...

Making Sense of Time Management with Hofstadter’s Law

Things always take longer than you think they will. It’s a fact of life. This phenomenon is called Hofstadter’s Law and it states that things take longer than you think they will, even if you think they’re going to take longer than yo...

How to Deal with Results Day

February 13, 2019, by Lucy How to Deal with Results Day Tomorrow, for me anyway, marks the day that I receive my results for the winter exams. Although I only sat one (the perks of choosing coursework-based modules), the thought of logging ...

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