As students at universities around the country fight through the last few weeks of exams and assignments I felt the urge to write something. Universities are increasingly becoming aware of the impacts of student stress, but I still find myself frustrated with the willing acceptance of ‘stress’ as a necessary part of the university experience. 1,063 more words
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I work at a University so all day I see students bustling through halls, juggling the stresses of life and academia. No longer a student, I still feel their pain as I recall the days of endless assignments; knee-deep in five to six courses with no end in sight. 403 more words
Hey, as long as MY career is not on the line, I could care fucking less about anybody else.
Pretty much the mentality that stops ‘humanity’s educated “problem-solvers”‘ from fulfilling their purported duty.
I might have to upgrade my high school courses before getting accepted into the program I want to attend at my school of choice. At first I was a little upset about this, crushed by the idea of slowing down the momentum propelling me in the direction of my dream, but I realized that it is a part of the same process. 114 more words
After 13 consecutive years of education and standardized testing, an increasing number of students are choosing to defer higher education for a year spent abroad. 423 more words
Open resources will benefit post-secondary students
*A new initiative exploring the use of more electronic material in classrooms will improve access to education for Alberta students. 633 more words