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Grad School Experience: Interview with Dane and Aravind
  We interviewed Dane Mauer-Vakil and Aravind Rajendran about the transition from an undergraduate degree to a graduate degree, particularly in conducting graduate research. As an undergraduate, you are working to meet certain requirements and receive high grades. However, when you transition to graduate school, the relationship you have with your professors, colleagues, and the […]
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Transitioning to Grad School: Podcast Episode Live!
We interview, Dane Mauer-Vakil, and Aravind Rajendran, Masters students enrolled in the Institute of Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation at the University of Toronto, about how to transition to graduate school.   HIGHLIGHTS   Advice for incoming Masters students and students hoping to apply to grad school How does a graduate degree differ from an […]
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The Art of Writing: Interview with Laifong Leung
  We interviewed Laifong Leung, a Chinese Language and Literature scholar, about the art of writing. Writing is a unique form of communication that relies on our ability to create imagined realities with the deliberate and careful use of words, punctuation, grammar, and style. It is unlike any other form of communication in the mammal […]
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The Art of Writing: Podcast Episode Live!
We interview, Laifong Leung, Chinese Language and Literature scholar, about the art of writing, a process that can bring a lifetime of joy, frustration, and inevitably fulfillment. HIGHLIGHTS Career paths available with a degree in literature The rewards and challenges of becoming a Professor A glimpse into the process of writing books and academic articles […]
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Making the Transition to University: Interview with David Zarnett
  We interviewed David Zarnett about how to make the transition from high school to university. For many students, this is their first time being away from home, living in a big city, and being around so many other smart competitive colleagues. It’s a major transition that seems to either go well or terribly wrong […]
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Making the Transition to University: Podcast Episode Live!
We interview, David Zarnett, the Undergraduate Student Advisor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Toronto, as well as an experienced lecturer on global security, human rights, international cooperation, and war and peace, about how to make the transition to University.   HIGHLIGHTS   The difference between writing essays in high school […]
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An Inside Look into the Life of Professor: Interview with Danielle Law
  We interviewed Danielle Law, Associate Professor in Psychology and Youth and Children’s Studies at Wilfrid Laurier University, about her career journey from student to professor. While a B.A. degree provides students with transferable skills such as critical thinking, which can be used for a number of career paths, many choose to attend graduate school […]
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Resilience Boosting During COVID-19: Interview with Sarah Lang
We discussed how to boost academic resilience during COVID-19 with Sarah Lang, a certified coach. Since the past few months have been a difficult time for many, with dramatic lifestyle changes such as being isolated at home. While it is easy to feel discouraged, by taking small steps to build resilience, you can feel more […]
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Resilience Boosting During COVID-19: Podcast Episode Live!
We interview, Sarah Lang, a certified coach, who supports people to dream big, launch new projects, and bring creative visions to life, about how to boost your academic resilience during COVID-19. HIGHLIGHTS The importance of resilience in finding your dream career The link between resilience and academic performance Advice on preparing for the Fall term […]
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The Student Experience: Interview with Lisa Meng
  We discussed the undergraduate experience from the perspective of a recent grad with Lisa Meng, a University of Toronto Psychology graduate. While starting school in the Fall can be very stressful, having the right tools and insights can make the experience better.   Lisa is passionate about understanding how to build meaningful human relationships […]
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