News & Updates: Tips and Tricks

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Our Top 9 Exam Tips

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 12:30 | Written By: Ayesha Masood

April is rolling in, the weather is a lovely medley of periwinkle blue skies and cold winds, and the geese have started to mark their territory for nesting season.

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6 Housing Tips Students Need to Know

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 10:45 | Written By: Erin Kuepfer

Finding off-campus housing for the upcoming year can be stressful - there’s so much information to consider! Not sure where to begin?

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5 Ways to Make the Most of Your Reading Week

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 16:00 | Written By: Yvonn Yu

It’s hard to believe that reading week is here already! If you're planning for a productive reading week, here are some tips on how to make the most of this week to make sure you're ready to go for the remainder of the term.

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Simple Steps to Manage Stress

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 11:45 | Written By: Lubaba Hoque

Are you feeling stressed thinking about exams, co-ops and life? You're not alone - take it from someone who has been though it enough to know what you’re going through.

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Julie's Top 5 Study Tips

Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 13:15 | Written By: Julie Nguyen

Exam season [external link] is upon us, Warriors! Finishing up the last of final assignments and prepping for final exams can be challenging, so here are some tips and tricks.

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Michelle's Top 5 Ways to Get Ready for Fall Term

Monday, August 27, 2018 - 11:30 | Written By: Michelle Wong

Whether you're returning from a co-op term, coming back to campus after a restful summer, or joining the University of Waterloo community for the very first time, it can be difficult to get back into a school routine.

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Michelle's Top 10+1 Interesting Courses at UWaterloo

Monday, August 27, 2018 - 11:00 | Written By: Michelle Wong

The University of Waterloo offers hundreds of different courses spanning just about every field and interest. When it comes time to selecting courses, why not switch things up a bit and explore something new?

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Exam Advice from Those Who've Been There

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 15:15 | Written By: Michelle Wong

Lectures are concluding and preparations for the exam season have begun. Everyone has their own way of studying so we asked five students for their best tips and tricks on how they like to prepare.

Aaron Thompson, first year, Honors Science

What Are You Up To Now That Exams Are Done?

Friday, April 27, 2018 - 13:00 | Written By: Ayesha Masood

With exam season finally over, we asked Warriors about their plans for summer. Whether you're day dreaming of sunshine and catching up on your sleep or already planning your next getaway, check out what your peers are getting up to.


Easy Tips for Self-Care During Exams

Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 09:30 | Written By: Communications Assistant

As the term comes to an end, we have one last challenge to face: exam season. No one is free from stress while preparing for exams, so we sat down with Mentor Assistance Through Education and...