Hello! Welcome to Scratches on the Notepad, the premier (ok, maybe not quite yet but we’re getting there!) resource for Canadian first year university students. Check out the full list of articles (alternatively, you could click the “articles” button above).
Depending on where you are in your academic career, some articles will probably interest you more than others. Thus here are some suggested starting places if you are…
Starting first year in the near future:
- Terms Every Student Should Know Before Starting University
- Your first day (of university)
- The Mental Battle
- Lessons from Course Registration
- Nerdy Humour
Just starting first year:
- Hey Dude! – The Ins and Outs of Academically Professional E-mails
- How to Properly Use a Textbook and Should I pre-read?
- Five Ways to Avoid Panicking on a Hard Test
- Exam Prep Series
- Scaling, Scaling, Scaling…
Mostly through first year:
- 7 types of Exam Markers
- What if you miss an exam?
- What do I do if I failed an exam?
- How to Make the Most of an Exam Viewing
- Constructing the Perfect Cheat Sheet: Part 1 and Part 2
Finished first year: