• Things to consider when picking a University that is right for you

    Picking a university right for you while weighing the pros and cons of other influencing factors such as location, cost of living and commute time can be stressful, but here are some things I considered before confirming my offer with Dundee. Program transferabilityProgram transferability is your primary focus. Therefore, before submitting my choices to UCAS, […]

  • Low dopamine mornings: a game CHANGER.

    If you ask the majority of students, what is the first thing they do when they wake up in the morning? The answer usually tends to be to check their phone. Whether it is a quick scroll on social media, responding to texts, or checking your email to see what you missed while asleep. Unfortunately, […]

  • Time blocking: Do’s and Don’ts for success:

    Time blocking is something that I have implemented throughout the last year and has kept me on track better than any agenda or to-do list. There are some tips for a time block for success that I want to share with you if you are considering it.  Make your list in the order of what […]

  • How to get back on track after reading week:

    It’s easy to get off track after reading week, but with only four more weeks in the term until exam week, it’s important more now than ever to make sure we have a set routine. First, SLEEP. A sleep schedule is paramount to being able to come to finals successfully. From someone notorious for working […]

  • Elements to consider as an international student- Part 2: Arrival & Transportation

    Settling into a new environment will take time, especially if you are moving internationally as I did this past year. Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to make the transition to settling less stressful. Most importantly,  make sure you know what your address is for your accommodation and your postal code, and […]

  • Elements to consider as an International Student: Part 1

    Moving to another city for university can be daunting, let alone across the world. Through the process of uprooting my life in Canada and making the great decision to attend the accelerated LLB program at the University of Dundee, I learned many things along the way. Many of which, I did not even imagine. There […]

  • How to prep yourself for the upcoming school year:

    As the summer is beginning to wind down and the upcoming semester is quickly approaching, there are some things to consider to try and make your semester as successful as possible. Once timetables are released, I suggest purchasing an agenda to keep track of all your due dates, readings, seminars, and daily to-do’s. Or opt […]

  • Elements of Consideration: UCAS offers

    Deciding on which school to choose for your education can be a difficult endeavor, especially if you receive acceptance letters from your top five choices. But there are a few things that can be beneficial to consider when making your final choice. Look at the university and program reviews online. Most universities have student satisfaction […]