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Quizlet App

Apps + podcasts we love: Quizlet

Martin M., third-year student at San Bernardino Valley College, California “Not going to lie, I usually don’t want to study for my classes. That may have something to do with Netflix and YouTube being readily...
young man speaking with doctor

Ask the doc: “What does a routine checkup entail?”

—Jamie P.*, University of Windsor, Ontario (*Name changed)It’s good to know what you’re about to walk into for any doctor’s appointment. Though routine, checkups can be a little scary for some. First, let’s define...
Girl peeking through her hand

Ask the counsellor: “How can I be less insecure?”

—Adam C.*, University of the District of Columbia, Washington DC (*Name changed)Congratulations! You’ve already completed the first step in becoming less insecure. You’re asking what you can do, which shows you already have confidence...
Two people talking over coffee

Ask the health educator: “How do you convince your partner to get an STI/STD...

—Malik W., San Bernardino Valley Cottage, CaliforniaThis is a very important question to bring up. The stigmas surrounding getting tested for a sexually transmitted infection (STI)—also called sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)—can be difficult to...
Top view of different foods

Ask the doc: “Which is less healthy, ultimately: fat or sugar?”

—Gavin G.*, University of Victoria, British Columbia (*Name changed)You’re not the only one asking this question—medical scientists are doing the same. First, understand that sugar and fat aren’t your enemies. They play a role...
lonely girls on stairs

Ask the counsellor: “How do you differentiate normal sadness from clinical depression?”

—Olivia C.*, California State University, Northridge(*Name changed)Sometimes we just feel blah. Nothing seems to be going right and all we want to do is crawl into bed and get away from life for a...
Man stretching

Ask the trainer: “How do you stay motivated to work out?”

—Rachael T., University of WyomingOnce you get over the initial ugh, starting a workout program can be pretty exciting—and the motivation tends to come more easily in the beginning. But as time goes on,...
Woman scratching back

Ask the doc: “Why do I get back acne, and how do I get...

—Griffin W.*, Southern Alberta Institute of Technology, Calgary, Alberta(*Name changed)Acne is a common condition among university students. A little over half of you have it, according to a study published in the Journal of...
Pensive African American female

Ask the counsellor: “How do I survive in a racist community?”

—Gala C., Dordt College, IowaIt’s not easy being in a community that you feel has hatred toward others because of their race. It’s stressful to hear negative comments or see discrimination and feel like...
mixed race male studying

Ask the professor: “I’m trying to figure out what the best study method is...

—Tanner L.*, California State University, Channel Islands (*Name changed)I’m so glad you asked this question because it gives me an opportunity to address the process of choosing effective study strategies. In the spirit of...