Stress will ruin your ability to learn, decrease your skills, and even bring down your GPA. These seven tips will help you cope when you feel too stressed to study. These “stress management” tips are actually about better time management. Stress is often caused by feeling out of… Read More »Too Stressed to Study? 7 Better Ways to Prepare for Exams
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It’s a problem most college students face: you have to study for the exam or prepare for the test, but you’re stressed and distracted. These tips on how to study when you can’t focus will help you learn what you need to know. The first… Read More »How Do You Study When You Can’t Focus?
Most Master and PhD programs are competitive and difficult to get into. Here’s how to improve your chances of getting accepted into the graduate school of your choice. These tips for applying for graduate level studies are from my own experience – they’ll help you complete… Read More »How to Improve Your Chances of Getting Into Grad School
Is dropping out of college the right decision for you? Here’s how I decided if I should stay in my two year MSW (Master of Social Work) program. My decision-making strategy – and the end result – may help you know if you should drop out… Read More »How to Know if You Should Drop Out of College
If you’re asking “should I go to grad school?” and you’re considering a Master of Social Work (MSW) program, you’ll find my experience helpful. I earned my MSW as a mature student or adult learner – I was in my early forties when I started… Read More »Why You Should Get a Master of Social Work (MSW)
If you’re a BSW or MSW student, you may need a practicum placement to complete your social work degree. When I was an MSW (Master of Social Work) student at UBC (the University of British Columbia) in Vancouver, I was one of the last BSW… Read More »How to Find a Practicum Placement in Social Work – BSW and MSW Students
Social work instructors assign cultural self-identity papers because self-reflection and self-knowledge is key to a good practice. Here, I share my self-identity paper for Social Work 505 at UBC (the University of British Columbia). Feel free to ask questions or make comments below – I… Read More »How to Write a Self-Identity Paper for Social Work Class