June 2021 blog - Smooth Sailing through the academic year - The importance of the Summer semester!
As December begins, group projects, assignments, and essays start to pile up, leaving us frazzled as we scramble to complete everything on time. Although this may be a stressful period, it is imperative that we begin to prepare for finals as they are fast approaching. Taking the necessary steps to prepare for exams can […]
Some of you may already be aware of ACMAPS’ Peer Mentor Program and maybe even accessed its services, but for those of you that are not familiar, well, this blog’s for you. A Little about our Mentors and Workshops: ACMAPS’ peer mentors are usually third or fourth year students who have good overall academic […]
Originally, I wanted to write about study tips and tricks to help you get through exams, but then I thought, “self, consistent learning and understanding is what really matters”, and so I decided instead to meet with Cathy from Learning Skills Services and have an in-depth discussion about the services they offer, and the advice […]
We’ve been asking our mature students to share their stories with us; why they returned to school, what keeps them motivated, what do they plan on doing once their time here at York is up. I decided that perhaps I should share with you all my reasons for being here…and for staying. At 16, I […]