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Welcome to exam season! Student Academic Success Services has got you covered.


Make an exam study schedule, or make a professional appointment with a learning strategist to hone your study skills!

Have you made our famous exam study schedule yet?

Download the 2018 Winter Term Exam Study Schedule template (PDF)!

Then, once you’ve made your schedule, make sure you know how best to use your 3-hour study blocks.



Unsure of how your marks are adding up?

Fill in the Grade Calculator and find out exactly where you stand in each course heading into exams.

Learn just about everything we’ve got on effective, efficient exam prep right here. Good luck! 



Not sure where to start with exam prep? Try the study plan

Get organized with our rules for organizing your study schedule

Tools: Strategies for effective studying

Tools: Studying for different types of exams

But what if I have to cram?
Even with good planning, there are times when you have to cram. Here are some helpful hints.



Tools: Overcoming test anxiety

Staying calm under pressure is important during exams.  Learn more about coping with test anxiety.

Tools for staying motivated


Tools for staying focused


Tools for managing academic stress


SASS Peer blogs

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Have questions? Send us an email or give us a call at 613-533-6315

Remember that Student Academic Success Services (SASS) is here to help you with all aspects of academic writing and learning, whatever your year, discipline or proficiency level.

Explore our website for information about booking 1:1 appointments, using peer writing support, finding a helpful workshop, or accessing free learning and writing resources.



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How to make it through the last stretch on top of the podium

By Victoria Wolf, 4th year French/Linguistics student

Transitioning from the sunny beach or your warm bed where you spent your reading week back into Stauffer and lecture halls in the thick of midterms can be tough. On top of that, the Olympics are over and Roll Up the Rim is coming to an end.  But to make lemons out of lemonade, I’ve decided to capitalize on that Olympic spirit in order to motivate myself to avoid burn-out and make it through the final stretch of the school year. Drawing inspiration from Olympians, here are five tips to help you make it through the last stretch of the semester on top of the podium:


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