Tag Archive: motivation

Jump-start on Prepping for Exams

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I know you just read that title and exclaimed, “Exams? Prep? Already?” But I checked my calendar and today is exactly three weeks until my first exam. Initially, I thought that sounded very far… Continue reading

9-5 Wars: My Journey from full-time student to full-time employee

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I lived near campus when I was a full-time student and I still had to rush to just barely make my 10 am classes but lately, I’ve been out of bed by 6:00… Continue reading

The time I slept through all the fun holidays

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My entire blog post can be summed up into this: *makes elaborate plans for Halloween* *realizes Diwali falls on the same weekend* *has to finish all assignments before that weekend* *is overwhelmed with… Continue reading

Tutorials 101 or How I Went From a Skeptic to a Believer

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I didn’t know if I was going to like tutorials when I came to U of T. I’ve been notoriously known for not participating in class and it was never for any reason… Continue reading

De-stressing Through TV Shows and Movies

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October is HealthyU month at U of T, an entire month dedicated to celebrating physical and mental health! October 17-21 (starting today!) is Self-Care week, which promotes ways to take care of yourself physically and… Continue reading

Finding Your Way Back After “Failures”

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Even though everyone experiences failure, nobody wants to broadcast them. And it’s definitely hard to talk about them at a competitive school such as U of T. When you’ve experienced academic setbacks at… Continue reading

My Dates with Myself

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I’m think I am an introvert, I probably always have been. I try not to shy away from it anymore because I don’t think it’s necessarily a bad thing. Also, I think a… Continue reading

(Unfortunate) Member of the Procrastination Nation

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Hi, my name’s Liana and…I’m a member of the Procrastination Nation. It’s a magical nation where I go to avoid all of life’s responsibilities and PROCRASTINATE. I discovered the Procrastination Nation fatefully in the… Continue reading

Self-Care Queen at U of T

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It’s only a month into school and midterms are hitting us already. In my agenda, there is this backlog of assignments and all the due dates happen to fall within the same week. It… Continue reading

How to Approach Professors like a Pro

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Confession time: I used to be deathly afraid of my professors (and teachers). What? I also used to be one of those kids that thought teachers lived at school all the time and… Continue reading