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Look up!: Is your smart phone replacing your social life?

Rate this article and enter to winSmartphones are integrated into our lives—almost as much as toothbrushes, textbooks, and cat videos. By 2013, more than half of all Canadians used a smartphone, and the percentage...
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The job prob: Making the most of your major

Rate this article and enter to winPicking your major or minor can be stressful—especially if you feel your career might depend on it. You’re likely to grapple with a range of factors, and prioritizing...
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Like a pro: 7 tips for powerful public speaking

Rate this article and enter to winNail-biting? Check. Unavoidable? Check. Public speaking is likely in your future, whether you’ll be making a classroom presentation to your peers, giving a speech in an auditorium, or...
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The art of adulting: 3 key ways to own it as a grown up

Rate this article and enter to winHave you “adulted” today? If you’ve thrown in a load of your own laundry (and maybe even folded it afterward), run your own errands, or managed to negotiate...
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The online student: How to connect in the digital classroom

Rate this article and enter to winAre you taking an online class this semester? Or a hybrid class—a traditional classroom with online learning components? If you haven’t yet ventured into the virtual classroom, you...
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20 things we wish we’d known sooner

Rate this article and enter to winSH101 asked more than 2,000 students what they learned the hard way. Check out their recurring themes and highlights — so you can have it easier. Experiment with...
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10 test tips: How to remember that stuff you forget

Rate this article and enter to winNo matter how many hours I spent rereading Physics principles, I couldn’t keep the equations straight. Like many students, I was going at it wrong. Reviewing course notes...
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Student hacks: More freebies than you’ll ever get again

Rate this article and enter to winStudent life is full of challenges, sometimes triggering a major case of enough already. You’re probably aware that the campus offers a bunch of services and resources designed...
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Fitness for focus: How to power up your brain

Rate this article and enter to winIf an exam or assignment deadline is too close for comfort and your study session has become a brutal slog, you may feel you don’t have time for...
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Chill out, don’t bug out: Your best ways to prep for stress

Rate this article and enter to winYou’re heading toward an epic Bio exam, that History lit review isn’t going to write itself, and the student government meeting lasted forever because the phantom glitter-bomber is...