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Get the scoop before your interview: 3 ways to stand out to potential employers

Rate this article and enter to winThe difference between getting a job and still searching can come down to doing some background research.Know Thy Potential EmployerYvonne Currie, a career development coordinator for the Student...
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The gritty truth behind cigars and chewing tobacco

Rate this article and enter to winMost people know about the addictive qualities and cancer risks of cigarettes, but what about cigars and chewing tobacco?Cigars One cigar contains 5–17 grams of tobacco. That can be...
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6 ways to survive & thrive in a group project

Rate this article and enter to winGroup projects: a slacker’s dream, or a perfectionist’s idea of cruel and unusual punishment? Like it or not, a group project may well be in your not-too-distant future....
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On your honour: How to achieve academic integrity

Rate this article and enter to winRyerson University journalism instructor Alex Gillis writes about catching a few of his students fabricating sources and plagiarizing assignments in an article for Concordia University’s Centre for Teaching...
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The science of smart: What type of learner are you?

Rate this article and enter to winAre you doing what you want to do? Heading where you want to head? If you’ve chosen your major and minor, are you confident they will build on...
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Ultimate life hack: How to make time work for you

Rate this article and enter to winWe could all use a little help in the get-stuff-done department. What if you had a tool to efficiently manage your workflow—one that’s easy to make and use?...
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Yes, they will Google you: How to be proactive with your online presence

Rate this article and enter to winWhat if a potential employer, academic supervisor, or date searches for you online (as they certainly will), and finds—right there!—your elegant design portfolio or insightful blog posts, or...
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Antioxidants

Rate this article and enter to win“Antioxidants” is a buzzword slapped on many food labels now, but what exactly are they and why do we need them?Antioxidants help protect our cells from damage by...
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3 steps to bounce back from an academic setback

Rate this article and enter to winSometimes grades don’t come out as expected. What can you do if you receive a less-than-ideal grade? The first step is to recognize that it’s okay.Acknowledge the SituationReceiving...
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How to stop procrastinating tomorrow

Hold on—I gotta check Facebook just one more time before I finish this sentence. Ok, I’m back. So! Procrastination: It can be counterproductive.Most of us want to be efficient, but time after time we...