University of Toronto: A General Survival Guide

University of Toronto. You either associate it with the “Harvard of Canada” or hear “Good luck maintaining a stable mental health.” But once you’ve enrolled, regardless of whether you’re an international student or not, you can’t help but feel exhilarated and anxious.

Why Learning a Language Should be a Mandatory K-12 Prerequisite in the United States

In the US only 20% of students learn a foreign language. In some US states the proportion of students studying a language is as low as 9%. Despite this, There is a high demand for foreign language skills among U.S. employers (90 percent) with projections that this need will continue to grow.

The Mental Health Crisis in the Ivy league

The Ivy League seems like an unattainable, glorious dream; having unimaginable resources that would allow you to explore interests and passions, engaging in riveting conversation with bright peers, learning useful skills for a fulfilling career. While there are multiple famous alumni that come from these schools, a lot of the mental strain that comes with the Ivy is swept under the rug since it is a given when attending these top schools.

Applying Your Business Acumen

You don’t have to be majoring in a business degree to necessitate learning to foster your business acumen. Business acumen has broad applications in group projects, organizations and even socially. Recognizing and remediating your weaknesses in terms of your business acumen can help you maximize your team’s efficiency, organize your organization and more.

FGLIMed 2020 Webinar: Tips for pre-med FGLI students

FGLIMed 2020: Becoming Visible: Celebrating Community & Identity. I attended the Yale School of Medicine’s First-Gen & Low-Income webinar and here are my key takeaways.

University of Michigan: Moving Forward from Academic Doubt

Inside the buildings, inside the classrooms, I felt like I was always being challenged, which was something new for me. In high school, while I was never the smartest kid in the room, if I studied enough, I would get decent grades. Here, I learned that my studying capabilities didn’t fit the mold anymore, and I had to drastically change the way I learned and studied for my classes.

How To Interact with your College Professors

When it comes to taking classes in college, your professional relationship with your professor, teaching assistants or anyone else in charge is of utmost importance. Let’s be honest, some things are just downright confusing and need clarification, and there is nothing wrong with that! Especially in modern times with everything online, you might need to send a couple emails to fully understand a concept

On The Importance of a Multicultural Perspective

There is an appalling nescience prevalent amongst many people today. Multiculturalism is not, in and of itself, “anti” anything. To appreciate and consider other cultures and beliefs are not to diminish your own. I explore the “Cult of Ignorance” and its repercussions.

Title IX: Higher Education and Sexual Violence

I thought a lot about the way I wanted to structure this article, especially with a topic that is very personal to me. As we all continue to fight for the Black Lives Matter movement, I have also seen an uprising of people bringing a light to other societal issues as they become more passionate in the idea of changing the world we live in. With that in mind, I want to write about sexual violence on college campuses. Sexual violence ranges from stalking to rape. Many times people invalidate their experiences because it is not rape, but where there is no consent, there is sexual violence.

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