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Things to Do Instead of Travelling this Spring Break

Things to Do Instead of Travelling this Spring Break

Spring break is an important time for university students, and is widely considered a rite of passage. During this time, many students have fun, de-stress, and recharge through travelling, partying, and engaging in entertaining activities. Travelling to an exciting destination is one of the more popular ways to spend spring break, but not every student […]

How to Start Planning for a Summer Internship Now

How to Start Planning for a Summer Internship Now

Summer internships introduce university students to their future work environment and possible career paths. They may also help to secure a post-graduate internship or job. Moreover, through a summer internship, students learn valuable skills and information and can even receive course credit for their work. Because of all the benefits they provide, the competition for […]

Energy-Boosting Tips for University Students

Energy-Boosting Tips for University Students

University can be exhausting. Most students have full schedules that include attending classes, studying, completing assignments, working, and socializing. Juggling these many responsibilities can really zap your energy over time. Many students seek quick boosts of energy through caffeine, regularly downing coffee or energy drinks. Yet, caffeine can actually do more harm than good. To […]

Should You Consider Graduate School?

Should You Consider Graduate School?

Not all university students naturally transition to graduate (grad) school after completing their four-year degree. In fact, most start an internship or go straight into the workforce. Some students view graduate school as unnecessary, while others consider it an essential step that can open doors to additional opportunities. No matter your thoughts on the subject, […]

Energy-Boosting Tips for University Students

Energy-Boosting Tips for University Students

University can be exhausting. Most students have full schedules that include attending classes, studying, completing assignments, working, and socializing. Juggling these many responsibilities can really zap your energy over time. Many students seek quick boosts of energy through caffeine, regularly downing coffee or energy drinks. Yet, caffeine can actually do more harm than good. To […]

Should You Consider Graduate School?

Should You Consider Graduate School?

Not all university students naturally transition to graduate (grad) school after completing their four-year degree. In fact, most start an internship or go straight into the workforce. Some students view graduate school as unnecessary, while others consider it an essential step that can open doors to additional opportunities. No matter your thoughts on the subject, […]

How Can You Tactfully Handle Roommate Differences?

How Can You Tactfully Handle Roommate Differences?

Whether you’re living on or off campus, university life typically means sharing facilities with complete strangers. During your time there, you’re likely to encounter at least a few differences. While it may be impossible to avoid conflict entirely, you can use the following steps to avoid major arguments and solve any problems that crop up […]

7 Tips for a Successful Semester

7 Tips for a Successful Semester

No matter whether your fall semester didn’t go as expected or you were pleasantly surprised by your good grades, there’s always room for improvement. To ensure the upcoming semester is all about success, here are some tips you can use for guidance. Assess Your Mistakes It can be uncomfortable to look back and think about […]