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How to Apply for Grad School during COVID-19: 1st Podcast Episode Live!
We discuss the trials and tribulations of applying for graduate school during a pandemic with PFAU Academic Writing applications coach, Yiwei Jin. HIGHLIGHTS Impact of COVID-19 on GPA What makes a strong personal statement What to look for in a good reference Putting together an applications checklist The art of selling yourself to the right […]
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Let us know how we can help with your academic success during Covid-19
Please let us know what’s on your mind in terms of your education during Covid-19. What kind of support do you need? What are you struggling with? What worries to do you have about your future? How can we help? Over the next few weeks we’ll be rolling out a number of podcasts to attempt […]
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Improve your Communication Skills by Engaging with Poetry
Improve your Communication Skills by Engaging with Poetry
Most people think of poetry as an abstract art form reserved for only the most accomplished literary masters, but that is not the case at all. Poetry is one of the most accessible written forms. It is around us everyday in in our thoughts, snippets of text, broken conversations, and of course, song lyrics. Whenever […]
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Holiday Hours
Holiday Hours
Happy Holidays ALL!! We will be closed Tuesday, December 24th to Tuesday, January 14th. I will be checking emails intermittently while away, but will be off the grid for most of my trip. I wish all of you a restful holiday seasons full of friends, family, and experiences that bring you joy. Merry Christmas! Happy […]
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Halloween Mental Health Awareness Event
Wanda the Witches gives her thoughts about the upcoming Halloween Mental Health Awareness Event for students and young adults sponsored by Pfau: Academic Writing. Check out more details about this event on our EVENTS page. You can also have the pleasure of being taught by Wanda, if you are registered in one of our Creative […]
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Graduating with a BA doesn’t mean you’ll end up a Barista
This intimate Career Conference hopes to impart practical skills and inspiration onto recent grads and current students who are entering the job market for the first time, or want to brush up on their job search skills. Conference Schedule:10:am to 11:45am – Resume Writing Workshop11:00am to 11:45am – Dress for Success Workshop12:00 noon to 1:00pm […]
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Midday Meditation
Join us for a weekly stress break to get re-grounded. Each session will consist of body movement, breath, and thought work. Our teacher is Celine Cheung. She has been practising meditation for over three years, and is passionate about sharing what she’s learned with others in order to reduce their stress and become more in […]
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Creative Writing for Non-Writers Course
Join us for 8 classes of Creative Writing for Non-Writers starting on May 1st designed to help develop writing fundamentals, creative capacity, and confidence. Our ideal student is someone who needs a little extra push to put their self out there and write. It is an especially great course for those who are struggling with […]
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Learning how to sell yourself successfully: The art of a good scholarship application
by Lisa Pfau & Patricia Huang It is easy to sell yourself short and think you aren’t smart enough, hard working enough, or overall good enough to receive a scholarship, but that is 100% not true. If you have an academic goal in mind and work hard towards it, it is highly likely that there […]
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Healthy Relationships Start with Healthy Communication by Lisa Pfau & Patricia Huang
Healthy and constructive communication skills are not innate. If we are fortunate, we grow up in an environment with confident parents and clear non-judgmental communication. Unfortunately, that is not the case for most of us. We usually end up learning we need to work on our communication and relationship skills later in life. So, what […]
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