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Listening to Music while Studying

Listening to Music while Studying 512 341 Teaching Staff

Some people enjoy listening to music while studying, while others say that it distracts them far too much. Whatever your stance, let’s take a look at the pros and cons…

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Dealing With Test Anxiety

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Writing tests can be very stressful and sometimes cause a type of anxiety known as test anxiety. Unfortunately, test anxiety can have a negative impact on test performance, lowering a…

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Managing Your Stress

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Stress is an inevitable problem as a student and can have negative impacts on both your mental and physical health. Luckily, there are ways that you can reduce the amount…

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Tips for Studying Effectively

Tips for Studying Effectively 602 452 Teaching Staff

Everyone has been through the stress that accompanies studying. Whether it be for a quiz, test or final exam, finding an effective study method can be quite difficult. In preparation…

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Tips for Note Taking

Tips for Note Taking 750 325 Teaching Staff

For anyone that attends post-secondary institution knows that there is a truck load of information that they are given to keep straight. Between attending classes and participating in extracurriculars, students…

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Effective Time Management

Effective Time Management 398 286 Teaching Staff

As a student, managing your time is very important to ensure you are successful in your courses while also being able to have time for yourself. If you are able…

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5 Tips to Alleviate Stress

5 Tips to Alleviate Stress 850 476 Teaching Staff

Life as a student, whether in high school or university, may get tough at times. We all deal with a range of issues in addition to the multiple assignments and…

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Creating & Maintaining Positivity

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Amidst the stress of life’s constant demands, it can be easy to slip into a pessimistic mindset. Eventually however, this negative attitude becomes your habitual perspective. Constant gloom is not…

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A General Approach to Problem Solving in Math

A General Approach to Problem Solving in Math 750 422 Teaching Staff

Math strikes fear into the hearts of many.  For the students I have had the privilege of tutoring, word problems in particular have been their greatest obstacle. The methods described…

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Maintaining a Productive Workspace

Maintaining a Productive Workspace 1000 671 Teaching Staff

Productivity is the effectiveness of one’s efforts. Anyone who has ever had to complete a task that they don’t enjoy, understands the importance of this principle. What few realize however,…

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