2016/17 First-Year Blogs
Our 2016-2017 team of first-year bloggers are here to share their experiences as a new UTM student with you! Follow Aqsa, Emma, and Janina on Wordpress by clicking on their photos (listed from left-to-right) below!
Aqsa: Tea Time is Me Time; Daily De-Stresser Review Series: Over the Garden Wall
Emma: 7 Tips for Surviving a University Paper; 4 Ways That UTM Students Totally Prove That We’re All in This Together
Janina: Discover my Secret to Commuting That Makes Every Trip Exciting…; UTM Recap #1: The Good and Not-So-Good Stuff; My First Fall Reading Week Was Everything I Hoped For, Here’s Why…; HOW YOU LIKE THEM APPLES?; Sundays with The Medium
Aqsa: Hate Studying? Personalize it!; Poet’s Corner: “This Bird”; The Cruel Beauty of Winter; Daily De-Stresser Review Series: Mob Psycho 100
Emma: How One Letter Changed My Entire Day; Which UTM Building Are You Most Like?; The H.M.S Anxiety; 3 Ways to Increase Your Free Time, or at Least Make It Feel That Way…; 7 Proofreading Hacks For Essay Success!; Dear America: What Happened?
Janina: FIGHT THE FEES: National Day of Action; Post-Election Reflection; “A Little Life”: A Torturous Novel You Won’t be Able to Put Down; UTM Hidden Gem: Course Reserves (!!!)
Aqsa: “Is _____ a Bird Course?” Part 1: What Exactly Is a Bird Course?; “Is _____ a Bird Course?” Part 2: How ‘Easy Courses’ May Be Hurting You; “Is _____ a Bird Course?” Part 3: How to Pick the Right Course; “I’m spending too much!” Apparently, not.
Emma: Quiz Yourself! What’s Your Ideal UTM Study Space?; Can The Procrastination Problem Be Solved?; The Must-See Musical For Your Winter Break; Exam Time Do’s and Don’ts; The Winter Break and Ways to Spend The Final Days of 2016!
Janina: Here’s Why Every University Student Should Have A Morning Routine; Why I Journal…
Aqsa: “Learning to Fail”: How An Odd Paradox Can Help You Succeed; “Learning to Fail” Story 1: Perseverance; New Year, Old Me, with Determination and a Card Tower…; How to Write A”Truck-Stop Burrito” Written Piece and Ace Your Midterm Essay
Emma: Canadian Politics: Less Racist Is Not a High Enough Standard (Part 1/2); Canadian Politics: Less Racist Is Not a High Enough Standard (Part 2/2); Four Books for Your Next 4 Months of School; Want to Write Better Essays? Take Philosophy
Janina: New Year Series Part 1: Becoming a Minimalist; New Year Series Part 2: Living in the Present; UTM Recap #2: My first university term is over!!!; 6 Ways to Get Organized for the New Year; Why Taking a utmONE Course Was One of the Best Choices I’ve Made in University
Aqsa: How UTM’s Nature Trail Improved My Uni Experience; One Thing You Shouldn’t Do on Your Commute.; Enough Small Talk! How to Make Real Friendships While at UTM
Emma: 5 Tips for More Efficient and Effective Note-Taking; Love True Crime Stories? This Podcast Is for You!; 3Tips for Keeping Your Commuter Sanity
Janina: New Year Series Part 3: Overcoming Failure; Want to make your study breaks more fun? Try Le Cinema Club; No Ban! No Wall! Justice For All!
And don't forget to check out previous years' blogs at Blogs From The Past.