When midterms arrive, many students make resolutions to ideally better themselves, whether that be academically or non-academically. One common goal is to be more productive, in both aspects. However, much like New Year’s resolutions, it is easy to fail in mere days or weeks, which is why it is important to be disciplined and persistent.
Exercising can be difficult to fit into the school year. Personally, I find myself skipping my workouts and becoming more sedentary as the school year progresses. While replacing my workout time with studying has been beneficial for my GPA, it is important to find a balance between the two. This balance is the most easily
A few months, in a 400 level psychology class, I overheard two classmates discussing the paper that had been assigned. One classmate sighed,”The writing is fine but the citations are just the worst! I’m colour coding like 20 references and it’s hard to keep track of which one is what.” Her friend agreed,”I totally understand!
Our May 2015 Leader in the Spotlight is Courtney Long, a BSc graduate who majored in biology and minored in sociology at the University of Alberta. Early in her undergrad, Courtney admits to having poor studying habits, but has since rebounded academically and is currently a MSc Physical Therapy student. She has volunteered with CapitalCare