Tag Archive: lectures

The Importance of Taking Notes

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Waking up to a new school year always gives me butterflies. Butterflies from all of the new prospects that the new school year holds. How many new friends will I make this year?… Continue reading

Hand Cramps Be Gone: The Art of Note-taking in Lectures

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Maybe you got hand cramps from packing sand to make sandcastles all over a beach, maybe you got them from tapping lines of candy in the intense game that is Candy Crush, maybe… Continue reading

Take Note!: Exploring The Volunteer Note Taker Program at U of T

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Imagine you’re in class. You can’t look at the board or PowerPoint screen, but you’re one of the few there who can’t. Then, while leading the lecture, your instructor says the following: “If… Continue reading

Ideas for the U of T.

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Last Wednesday I enrolled in a free lecture series called ‘Ideas for the World’, hosted for students at Victoria College. With the options of different sessions within the program, each focusing on different… Continue reading

Speak Up. Speak Out. Dig In. Dig Deep.

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In high school, I remember a close friend getting an admissions package for some university that had the slogan, “Speak up. Speak out. Dig in. Dig deep. Make it count, “emblazoned on the… Continue reading

positive spaces, stimulating discussions.

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Tweets along with video from the Varsity.

sitting in the front.

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First of all, I’d like to say happy Tuesday to those students who are on break (myself included). Hopefully, this weekend was productive and relaxing for all of us. My first year was… Continue reading

learn to be a boss at U of T – kickstart

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Let me take you back to a year ago.  I’d just graduated high school and was eagerly awaiting starting university. I was quite giddy in fact, when I received my admission; it was like I… Continue reading

Give me a W!

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And then an o-m-a-n. That’s right, woman! March 8th is International Women’s Day. And there has never been a better time to celebrate our presence on campus. The long history of female progression within… Continue reading

Harry Potter and U of T?!

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Any Harry Potter fans out there? If you are, then I am sure you know what happened this weekend. Yesssssss, Deathly Hallows (part 1) was released in theatres! I grew up with Harry… Continue reading