Tag Archive: writing

Free Writing and Reflection

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I took a course in creative writing some time ago, but something that my professor said on the last day of classes always stuck with me. She encouraged us to write in any… Continue reading

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

Writing Alone Together

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To be honest, I’m not big on group studying. For some people it can be beneficial to think out loud with others and work through ideas together, but I’m not one of those… Continue reading

The Perks of Going to a Writing Centre

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I have been to a writing centre for every assignment I’ve had since I began attending U of T. It’s November (a.k.a. essay season) and I have six essays due between now and… Continue reading

Getting Some Good Reminders at Mindfest 2016

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Taking care of your mental health can be a bit of a chore if that’s not something you’re already mindful (ha ha) of. To be honest, taking care of your health in general… Continue reading

Lessons in Objects

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It’s tough to feel confident when you’ve had setbacks. Very few of us can immediately bounce back after some kind of a failure without feeling burned for a little while. For me, returning… Continue reading

It’s essay season; do you know where your apostrophe should go?

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You gotta write good like you know you should. Take them words and string ’em together all smart-like. Why? Because words make us wanna go: That was painful, I know. I am deeply sorry… Continue reading

A Soul’s Ballad: The Blessing of Reflective Writing

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It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife university students write—a lot. At some point, the word ‘writing’… 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

Planning to Procrastinate

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I have never felt so emotionally attached to an e-card as the one you see below.  Not only do I feel like this victorian lady is my spirit animal, but I also feel… Continue reading