22nd April 2019
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2nd April 2018
Academic Success Blog
This is my last post of the year. I thoroughly enjoyed writing these posts every week, even though for the last few weeks I had been struggling with some level of burnout. It is hard to keep a...
8th April 2015
In my first year of university, I took 6.0 FCEs. It worked out surprisingly well for me, but it is clear to me now in retrospect that I should have calmed down a little bit and taken fewer courses;...
26th March 2015
Rouya Botlani, Program and Communications Assistant at the ASC, is the smiling face that greets you when you first enter our space. She recently graduated from U of T and is passionate about student...
20th March 2015
Depression takes a lot out of you; when I was very depressed and untreated I (of course) hardly functioned, so I had come up with what I called a “conservation of willpower”. Essentially, it meant...
19th March 2015
Lindsay Terry is a Learning Strategist at the ASC. Her previous roles at U of T include working as a program assistant for the Mentorship Resource Centre and as a peer mentor with First in the Family...
13th March 2015
Two of my classes this year feature the strange format of “Inverted Lecture.” The idea behind the format is that material is learned outside of the classroom and then the material is practiced...
12th March 2015
Most of my homework is explicitly individual: I put in all the effort, slap my name on front, shove it in the hands of some unsuspecting marker, and in the end I get all the credit. The idea behind...
5th March 2015
If you are looking for a summer job and haven’t found one already, now is the time to start looking. The Career Learning Network maintains a job board on which postings for Work-Study positions, On-...
27th February 2015
I was looking forward to my week off just a little too much this year. My midterms drained me and I wanted time off. The truth of the matter is that time does not stop. Everyone else at the...
19th February 2015
As part of the ASC’s Staff Spotlight blog series, I got an opportunity to chat with the Director of the Academic Success Centre earlier in the semester. Tanya Lewis has been in this position for the...
22nd April 2015
Images in slideshow by Michelle Gibson Photography.