Category: Journey to the Centre of York

Posted by Megan on September 9, 2015

My friends, The time has come to say goodbye. For the past two years I have been blogging away, first on Journey to the Centre of York, then on Pan Ambling. I’ve written guides, covered events and h ...
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Posted by Megan on September 4, 2015

Accommodations What are accommodations? Think of them as helpful stepping stools for students with disabilities. Accommodations can be written standards or physical tools that bridge the gap between s ...
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Posted by Megan on August 31, 2015

Welcome to the third blog in the Financing University 101 series. There is an important distinction that still needs to be covered, one that affects nearly 6,000 students at York. International stud ...
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Posted by Megan on August 21, 2015

It’s been a moment, but a while back we talked about the basics of financing university. I’d like to return to money matters once again, this time focusing on one of the simplest tools for managin ...
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Posted by Megan on June 24, 2015

One of the biggest matters of concern for incoming students — and even upper-year students — is applying to the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP). With the recommended deadline to apply ...
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Posted by Megan on May 21, 2015

Paying for university is one of the more stressful parts of postsecondary student life. To help minimize any anxiety related to money matters, I have created a new mini-series, Financing University 1 ...
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Posted by Megan on May 5, 2015

Another day, another great list of books to read! Today I thought I’d share with you some reading recommendations from current upper-year students at York. These are the books that changed them — ...
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Posted by Megan on April 30, 2015

Adjusting to university life is no easy feat for many students, and that’s completely OK. The important thing is for students to know where they can find the resources to enhance their academic ...
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Posted by Megan on April 15, 2015

When I was a student in high school, I remember dreading the very idea of summer school. I only went once, to upgrade a physics mark, but I just recall feeling like a failure, judged, because if I had ...
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