No One Said You Had to Do it Alone: How to Get the Support You Need to Succeed

When I reflect back on this past pandemic-filled year, I am pleased to see that despite the many challenges, I have managed to make some really great progress in several areas of my life. I have managed to create a routine that includes working out more consistently, drinking more water, and regularly meditating and journaling.Continue reading “No One Said You Had to Do it Alone: How to Get the Support You Need to Succeed”

Reflect, Review, Recharge: Tips for Summer Break

Do weeks or even months of no college or university mean you should just relax and do nothing?! While I do think it’s important to take some time off to rest and recharge, I also think that the summer break can be a great time to solidify your knowledge and enhance your overall well-being. ManyContinue reading “Reflect, Review, Recharge: Tips for Summer Break”

The Transition to Online Courses

Many post-secondary students are set to head back to class VIRTUALLY after their campuses have been closed due to COVID-19. As the institutions move to online delivery, many students may be anxious about the transition from in-person to online courses. Here are some tips that can help students as they navigate their new learning landscape. TreatContinue reading “The Transition to Online Courses”

Preparing for Post-Secondary

Planning to start post-secondary?  Here are some tips from a Learning Strategist who has helped thousands of students succeed! For many students, transitioning from high school to post-secondary can feel quite overwhelming.  Working as a Learning Strategist on a busy campus for the past five years, I’ve met with thousands of students in their firstContinue reading “Preparing for Post-Secondary”

Jo’s Summer Study Tips: Part 2- My Top 5 Tips for an Awesome August

It’s hard to believe that August is here already! And while there is still a whole month of summer fun left to enjoy, it’s a great time to start putting things in place to ease the transition back to school in the Fall. Hopefully, you tried out some of my tips for July …and nowContinue reading “Jo’s Summer Study Tips: Part 2- My Top 5 Tips for an Awesome August”

Jo’s Summer Study Tips: Part 1- My Top 5 Tips for a Joyful July

Here we are, right smack dab in the middle of summer. Summers in the GTA are so amazing.  Amazing, but short. I make it a personal mission to have ice cream as often as possible and to wear shorts or dresses EVERY SINGLE DAY as before we know it, autumn will be upon us. IContinue reading “Jo’s Summer Study Tips: Part 1- My Top 5 Tips for a Joyful July”