10 Tips to Help You Ace Exams

By the time students complete undergraduate studies they will have written over 70 exams! Studying for exams is a daunting process and can bring about much stress and anxiety. That’s why we’ll be discussing 10 study tips that have helped us successfully tackle exam seasons and ace our finals! Create a study schedule and pace…

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5 Habits that Prepared Me for Law School

Thinking about law school but don’t know if you’ve got what it takes? Our guest contributor Paulina discusses five habits she believes will help prepare prospective law students. Paulina emphasizes that good grades are only one component towards getting into law school, and that it’s important to also focus other aspects such as extra curricular…

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Five Study Tips from a PhD Student

With exams right around the corner this can be a stressful time of the year for many students (and parents)! To ease your anxiety, we’ve asked PhD student Yeji An to share her top five study tips! 1. Study regularly in short intervals. In a study done by UCLA research found that cramming was scientifically…

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18 Activities to do With Your Family in Toronto

As December approaches, anticipation for the holidays grows! One of the many holiday joys includes spending quality time with family and friends. Though we love to spend time with our children, we know that having them home for extended periods of time can result in a bored, mischievous and sometimes whiney mess. That’s why we’ve…

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How to Help Your Child Succeed in Math

We know that math can be daunting for some students and that’s why we’ve put together a list of websites for students, parents and teachers. We hope that these resources will grow your understanding of and love for math! Enjoy and feel free to share!  Apps:  Prodigy – Prodigy is the math curriculum meshed with your…

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Praising Children for ‘Being Smart’ May Promote Cheating

In light of Leapfrog Learning Tutor’s emphasis on the Growth Mindset, we’ve found research thats suggests praising kids for “being smart” promotes dishonesty in children as young as the age of 3! These findings illustrate the importance for teachers and parents to celebrate effort and improvement over intelligence in order to reduce unhealthy expectations for…

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