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day in the life at Queen’s University | VLOG!

TODAY was AWESOME! Follow me around campus to see what a busy, productive Tuesday of a first year commerce student at Queen's University looks like. My first vlog ever was so much fun to film! What I did today (Tuesday, February 5, 2019: workout at the gym laundry class thrift shopping + cafe downtown (in… Continue reading day in the life at Queen’s University | VLOG!

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writing || hello 19: 8 things i learned in 2018

I'm turning 19 in just a few days, and one of the perks of being born so close to New Years' is that, to me, my birthday becomes an even bigger milestone than the turn of the year. Although this time around I won't be doing my usual resolutions, I wanted to still take some… Continue reading writing || hello 19: 8 things i learned in 2018

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organization || how i take typed textbook notes at university #ad

Are you getting ready for second semester at university, college or high school? Today's video is all about how I type my notes while at university to save time, paper (and my back!), and help me study more efficiently! I've partnered with PDFelement, a product by Wondershare to bring you this video and to help… Continue reading organization || how i take typed textbook notes at university #ad

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lifestyle || know this before your exams: 9 mindset tips

This is a quick message to anyone about to write their exams. It's okay. Here's 9 quick pre-exam motivation, mindset and stress-relief tips! SLEEP. It changes EVERYTHING. Redefine your self-worth metric. This does not define your worth. Know your why. Learning is so lovely, and there is SO much to learn! This is just testing you… Continue reading lifestyle || know this before your exams: 9 mindset tips

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organization || how to study + take notes: my new university note-taking system (UPDATED)

My new & improved note-taking system is up! I talk about my learning + study process, efficient note structure, and why it all matters! Note: The video is an updated version of my note-taking series. I'm taking a variety of content- and practice- heavy courses, so I'm sure you'll find some of my tips relevant… Continue reading organization || how to study + take notes: my new university note-taking system (UPDATED)

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writing || how to avoid stress and burnout in university

I still have a ways to go before I find my studying groove in university. Not only is there an impossible workload and so many aspects of life to balance, but my definition of "caught up" doesn't lend itself well to the work I've been seeing in the past month. I really value the education… Continue reading writing || how to avoid stress and burnout in university

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lifestyle || what i learned: my first month at Queen’s university

Hi! I'm Ioana and I'm studying Commerce at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario. This is an update sort of video in which I talk about what university has been like so far, what I've learned and share some advice for high school students entering university! P.s. So sorry about the poor quality - the night… Continue reading lifestyle || what i learned: my first month at Queen’s university