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Improve your Relationships: Healthy Communication Strategies with Jill Gillbert on Tuesday, February 26th at 6pm
Friendships comes in all shapes, sizes, and colors. The third event in our Valuable Life Skills Student Speaker Series we will be discussing the impact of our relationships style and that of others on overall quality of life and academic performance. Relationships can provide support, care, encouragement, and opportunities for growth. Or, relationships can cause […]
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Should I stay or should I go? Tips on adding/dropping courses by Lisa Pfau & Patricia Huang
It happens to even the most planned and studios of students. There comes a point in our academic career when we are faced with potentially having to adjust our course schedule by adding or dropping a course part way through the semester. I was usually pretty good with planning out my schedule in advance and […]
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Overcoming Scary Standardized Exams by Lisa Pfau & Patricia Huang
I remember when I wrote my GRE. It was the most stressful exam of my life. The first time I took it, I wasn’t worried at all since I had no idea what to expect. I was smart and I was sure that I would score decently. Wow! I totally misjudged the exam.  First, you […]
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Student Speaker Series 2: Maximize your Academic Experience without Breaking the Bank
PFAU: Academic writing, editing, & coaching and the Bank of Montreal (Bedford & Bloor Branch) Pfau: Academic writing, editing, & coaching experts and the Bank of Montreal (Bedford & Bloor Branch) will be collaborating in 2019 to bring students a personalized speaker series geared towards increasing financial literacy, awareness, and planning towards meeting specific academic […]
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Living on a Budget by Lisa Pfau & Boyan Lepoev
This past week we were very fortunate to have Boyan Lepoev come in to chat with us about living on a student budget. Boyan Lepoev works as Investment Analyst at Bridgeport Asset Management, a boutique investment management firm in Toronto. Previously, he was Market Risk Manager at the Bank of Nova Scotia. Boyan holds the Chartered […]
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Closed for the Holidays
We will be closed from Monday, December 24th until Thursday, January 10th. We wish you all a very restful holiday season. See you in the new year!! 🙂
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4 Tips on how to Maximize your Holiday Break
It is easy to promise yourself that you will get caught up or get ahead during the holiday break, but once family come over, the parties start, and all the distractions begin it becomes almost impossible. Then, before you know it, you are back to work and even further behind that before. Here are four […]
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Happy Holidays!
Dear Friends, Colleagues, and Clients: I thought that this year I would do something a little bit different and write you a Christmas letter about all the changes that have been happening at PFAU: Academic writing, editing, & coaching experts over 2018. As some of you already know, we moved into our own private office […]
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Sleep-Study Balance by Lisa Pfau & Patricia Huang
  It’s the day before your exam. You sit down to review those final 10 chapters. By lunch time, you’ve only managed to get through two. You start reviewing Chapter 5 while eating your dinner. It’s 9:00 p.m. and you’re only halfway through Chapter 7. Midnight creeps up and you still have two more chapters […]
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Avoid Plagiarism & Maintain your Academic Integrity by Lisa Pfau & Patricia Huang
  Recently a well-known and prize winning American poet was accused of plagiarism by her contemporaries and her reputation completely sullied. Plagiarism is a major academic offense, and a very common mistake made by 1st Year Undergraduate students. In order to avoid a failed assignment or scary encounter with your Professor, there a few things […]
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