GPLL 010 Graduate School Success: How to Make the Most of Your Education


New graduate students are often surprised at how different studying at the graduate level can be, and are faced with some new challenges as a result. Attend this session to learn what it takes to be a successful graduate student and gain strategies to effectively accomplish your goals.
M. Boulos
Leader Biography:
Member of the Ordre des Conseillers et Conseillères d'Orientation du Québec (OCCOQ);(B.Sc. Psychology; McGill University, M.A. Counselling Psychology; McGill University); Counselling since 2011.
Learning Objectives:
1- To understand how grad studies are different from undergrad and to identify the major issues affecting grad students and learn strategies to manage them (e.g. stress, motivation, balancing obligations, isolation)
2- To develop awareness of resources for grad students
3- To network effectively and develop positive relations within the graduate community (students, faculty and staff)
This workshop is recorded under the skill domain:
Learning to Learn
Target Skills:
Setting Study Goals and Milestones
Related skill domains:
Career Building
Strategic Communication
/A1 Fri, Sep 19 2014 10h15-12h15 SGW MB 2.435
/B1 Fri, Jan 10 2014 10h00-12h00 SGW H 415
/A2 Fri, Jan 10 2014 10h00-12h00 SGW H 415
Can't make any of the above dates? Let us know your preference and we will work with partners to see if alternative dates can be scheduled.
Suitable For:
All Streams
Workshop Capacity:
/A1 30
/B1 10
/A2 75
Remaining Spaces:
/A1 23
/B1 10
/A2 75
Non-attendance Fee: $25        
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The following feedback was offered by attendees and includes their degree and program information.
Engineering - Doctoral
Most beneficial aspect: The content was informative and based on experiences.
Arts_and_science - Master
Most beneficial aspect: Refreshing and motivating.
Engineering - Master
Most beneficial aspect: Overview of what we should know (e.d.).
Engineering - Master
Most beneficial aspect: I started to see things and problems in a different way. I also learned about activities that I did not know before.
Engineering - Master
Most beneficial aspect: The workshop provided a lot of knowledge which is very helpful to my life and study.
Engineering - Doctoral
Most beneficial aspect: It is very useful.
Master - AS1 - Applied Human Sciences
Most beneficial aspect: It completed the series and the subject was interesting and effective. (ed)
Doctoral - AS1 - NA
Most beneficial aspect: The instructor for this workshop had a lot of great ideas for grad students. I found this workshop so helpful to think about strategies to tackle my work.

Past Offerings

/A1 Fri, Sep 19 2014 10h15-12h15 SGW MB 2.435    7/30
/B1 Fri, Jan 10 2014 10h00-12h00 SGW H 415    0/10
/A2 Fri, Jan 10 2014 10h00-12h00 SGW H 415    0/75
/A1 Fri, Sep 20 2013 10h00-12h00 SGW FG B030    16/60
/C1 Tue, May 28 2013 13h00-15h00 SGW H 440    13/35
/B1 Fri, Jan 11 2013 11h00-13h00 SGW MB 5.215 **Room Changed    17/60
/A1 Fri, Sep 21 2012 10h00-12h00 SGW MB S1.115    26/26
/C1 Thu, May 24 2012 13h00-15h00 SGW H 523    11/30
/B1 Fri, Jan 13 2012 11h00-13h00 SGW H-439    17/60
/A1 Fri, Sep 23 2011 11h00-13h00 SGW H 415    43/80