Author Archive | Taylor Dennis

Five Struggles Faced by International Students and How to Overcome Them

5 Struggles Faced by International Students

Being an international student is an incredible experience. Many students travel from all over the world to attend universities in the United States and in Canada. While many of these students do very well in their new environments, most still face struggles at some point or another. Moving across the globe all by yourself—usually at […]

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How to Succeed in an Online Course

How to Succeed in an Online Course

You’re in your last semester of your undergraduate degree. Only five classes to finish before you cross that glorious finish line and leave the books behind. You have a couple of electives left to take, so you decide to take two online courses. This will be great! Without having to go to class, you’ll have […]

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So, You're New to Canada, Eh?

So, You’re New to Canada, Eh?

I hear you’ve just moved to Canada. I bet you’re wondering just how to fit into Canadian culture. If you’ve done any research online, you’ve surely found that to act like a Canadian, you’ll need to say “eh” a lot, eat maple syrup-covered bacon, play hockey, be super nice to everyone, and pronounce it “a-boot” […]

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It’s Just an Email…Right?

It’s Just an Email…Right?

Why grammar and tone are so important in professional emails You are the hiring manager for a medium-sized business. You are conducting interviews to fill an entry-level executive position, for which there are two potential candidates. You walk out into the lobby to call in the first candidate for her interview. Sitting, side by side, […]

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Be Miserable at College or University

How to Be Miserable at College or University

Chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream. Back scratches. Led Zeppelin. Puppies. College success. What do these things all have in common? They are all so totally overrated. Let’s just think about this logically: Cookie dough and ice cream, together—why overdo the yumminess? Relieving itchiness with the appropriate application of friction—a pointless endeavor, really. You’ll probably […]

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Ways to Fail at Social Media

15 Ways to Fail at Social Media Marketing

You’ve accepted the importance of social media marketing for your business. You’ve read all the statistics about the increasing value of social media for your content marketing plan, and you’ve begun integrating social media into your business strategy. Good for you! You’re already in the game. While other people are still trying to figure out […]

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