Tag: tips

Posted by Sam on June 14, 2016

    Oprah Winfrey, David Lynch, Bill Ford, Russell Simmons, Steve Jobs, Paul McCartney . . . other than monumental success, what do these people have in common? Meditation. Mindfulness medit ...
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Posted by Sam on June 9, 2016

Summer school in university and summer school in high school are two very different things. I remember a friend telling me in first year at York that he was enrolled in classes over the summer and bei ...
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Posted by Sam on March 24, 2016

  I didn’t have it in elementary school, I certainly didn’t have it in high school, and only within the last two or three years of university have I even begun to grasp the idea of it. Perhap ...
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Posted by Sam on February 11, 2016

  As graduating high-school students become more and more excited with the approach of June, one important part of university will be occupying their — your — minds: offers of admission from ...
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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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Posted by Sam on January 12, 2016

A while back we had the pleasure of introducing a brand-new York resource called the Study Hub. With a fresh semester ahead of us, we figured it might help with your New Year’s resolutions if we ...
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Posted by Sam on December 4, 2015

  There are two seasons in Canada, construction and winter, and unfortunately (or maybe fortunately) construction season has come to an end. Canada’s weather system is essentially a jack-in-a-b ...
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Posted by Sam on November 26, 2015

This past Tuesday, York University’s Student Financial Services team commandeered the Vari Hall Rotunda for the first ever Financial Literacy Fair on our campus. The event, which also featured ...
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Posted by Sam on November 12, 2015

  If you’re like me, a person who grew up far, far removed from the vast Toronto public transit system, listening to someone trying to give you transit directions in first year was the equivale ...
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