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How To, Student Life

Tips for effective textbook reading

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You’re studying and it’s going swell; cell biology has never been so fascinating. However, you’ve burned through two chapters and are...

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Business & Professional Studies, How To, Student Life

Networking 101

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Does the idea of “networking” cause your heart to palpitate and your palms to sweat? That’s a common reaction for...

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Business & Professional Studies, How To, Student Life

5 tips to rock the interview

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It’s normal to feel nervous before a job interview. After all, there’s a lot at stake – your future, for...

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Fun Stuff, How To

Picture perfect: 7 tips for winter photography

It looks like Old Man Winter might actually make an appearance after all this month and many of us, as...

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How To, Student Life

How to avoid plagiarism

“Plagiarism is the fear of a blank page,” South African essayist and social critic, Mokokoma Mokhonoana once said. While some...

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Tips to manage stress

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We’re all familiar with effects of stress—the anxiety, the bad habits, and unwelcome acne breakouts. At times, university life can push...

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Dump smoking once and for all

Do you want to quit smoking? Learn how to dump your smoking habit this Wednesday when the Break It Off...

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How to get time on your side

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An author once said, “I am definitely going to take a course on time management… just as soon as I...

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Ask a financial aid advisor

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Is your wallet feeling a bit light after the holidays? Finding a way to pay for your education and the...

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How To, Student Life

A fresh perspective on study habits and more

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Are your study skills paying off academically? Do you sometimes struggle with stress, anxiety or procrastination? Now’s a great time...

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Global & Community Studies, How To

Tips for stress-free holiday travel

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Capilano University tourism instructor, Jen Reilly recently shared these tips for stress-free holiday travel in the North Shore News. Love...

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3 tips to help you ace your finals

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With the fall term coming to an end soon and final exams just around the corner, there’s no time to...

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Scope out courses for spring term

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With hundreds of courses to choose from at Cap, figuring out which ones to take can sometimes feel overwhelming. But...

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Money management workshop

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Money management can be a challenge for anyone, especially students who don’t have much of it! Learn how to control...

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How To, Student Life

Fall composition workshops

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Students all over campus are knuckling down in front of computer screens and library books working on essays and assignments...

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How To, Student Life

A helping hand

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A recent national study released by the Canadian Association of College and University Student Services found that nearly 90 per...

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How “not now” becomes ‘never’

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Let’s face it. We could all stand to reduce our procrastination. Burning the oil the night before an exam? Winging...

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Business & Professional Studies, How To, Student Life

NeTWERKING It Right

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One panel. Five professionals from five different Industries – finance, public relations, marketing, sales and human resources – and all...

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Navigating the job market for introverts and shy people

What do Warren Buffett, Bill Gates, David Letterman, Barack Obama, J.K. Rowling and Gandhi have in common? They’re introverts, and...

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7 tried and true relaxation techniques

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Stress can manifest itself in a variety of different ways; it may cause worry, anxiety, changes in sleeping/eating patterns and...

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3 ways to ruin a job prospect

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Once you have crossed the point of no return, it’s over.If you want to shoot yourself in the foot and...

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How To, Student Life

How to get a job without any work experience

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Searching for a job is tough enough, but when every job ad reads “previous experience required” it makes you wonder,...

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Visual mind mapping

image Many of us have grown accustomed to the late night study sessions. The ones where we cram as much information int
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How To, Student Life

10 tips for student athletes

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Playing varsity team sports like volleyball, basketball or soccer is a great way to balance out the challenges and pressure...

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Words from the wise

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As a new student, it’s natural to have some first day jitters as you begin your university experience. After all,...

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10 ways to prepare for the start of term

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The first week of term can be a bit of a gong show as you negotiate your way around an...

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A survival guide to Phibbs Exchange

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Phibbs Exchange— more commonly referred to as “Phibbs”—is a major check point in the daily commutes of a vast majority...

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Broke no more

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By now, we’ve become all too familiar with the trite and cliched archetype that is, the broke student. The student...

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How To, Sustainability

Summer energy saving tips

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Here at Cap, we are actively looking for ways to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions. Our recently released 2012 Carbon...

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How To, Student Life

Know what you owe

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A classic Russian proverb tells us that spending is quick, [but] earning is slow. And with modern credit and loan...

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