Tag: first year

Posted by Breanna Marcelo on June 7, 2017

You might still be adding summer courses to your schedule, and you’re likely to be getting ready to enroll in your fall courses. Figuring out your course schedule for the upcoming school year just g ...
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Posted by Garima on November 10, 2016

Dear First-Year Self, How are you? Excited and nervous at the same time? Sometimes great, sometimes not quite so much? I know how you feel . . . . The transition from high school to university is not ...
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Posted by Sam on October 13, 2016

This is a mini-post I have been meaning to write since I began working here at the YUBlog. Not because it’s particularly informative, but because it involves one of the most universal past-times and ...
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Posted by Simone on October 6, 2016

Hello again, international students! After giving you tips on how to prepare for your arrival in Toronto, making a few suggestions on what to do once you get here and preparing for classes, it is now ...
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Posted by Sam on September 22, 2016

As a first-year university student, wouldn’t it be wonderful to peer into the future and have a conversation with your fourth-year, senior self? You could find out what you wish you would have done ...
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Posted by Simone on August 18, 2016

After giving you some tips last week on how to prepare  before arriving in Toronto, today is the day to talk about what happens once you get here. These tips will likely become part of your everyday ...
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Posted by Simone on August 9, 2016

As an international student, leaving home and beginning a new journey abroad can be stressful and potentially disorienting. When I was leaving home to come study here at York, a lot of questions came ...
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Posted by Sam on June 30, 2016

You are a Grade 12 high school student, have just gotten back the final grades from your treacherous high-school adventure — and much to your chagrin, they are not quite what you expected. The unive ...
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Posted by Sam on January 21, 2016

  61%. I’ll always remember that number. It was the number hastily scratched in red ink on the last page of my very first university essay.   I certainly wasn’t the most incredible high ...
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