{10 Best Ways to Stay Sane During Exams}

Oh man, has it been a hectic week! Balancing work and school alone is chaotic without even mentioning family life, social life, and (most importantly!) regulating food and sleeping habits! Does anyone else feel like courses give an illusion of “smooth sailing” at the beginning of the semester and then, BAM, BAM, BAM! Everything is

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{Are you Financially Savvy?}

It’s that time of year again, when as students, our wallets are emptying out. The holidays are quickly approaching, take-out bills are mounting as we head into exams, and the number of coffees we are buying is increasing exponentially. But please everyone, no need to add to our worries, the Student Success Centre is at


{Find Your Zen}

Let’s step away from the piles of work we should study, pause the chaos of life, and take a moment to pull out some inner peace instead. Take a deep Breath. Here it goes. 1. Eat your daily meals UPSIDE DOWN! You wake up in the morning for your morning class. You brush your teeth,


{Welcome to the New Age of Blogging}

Hey Marauders, I’m so happy to be your next student blogger because blogging today has become a more powerful tool than ever before. More people want to blog, and more and more people are reading blogs; on average, 33% of internet users read blogs each month! Unlike traditional platforms and media, blogs leave room for


Personal Sign Off

    Hello McMaster, This is my final post on Water Cooler Gossip. I guess you could say it’s now part of my own McMaster legacy and I’m finding it pretty hard to say goodbye. To put it simply, I’ve always been a person of extremes – when I am happy, I’m over the moon


Learn to Say Yes

If you’re back in school and need a good motivator, view this. I have listened to so many motivational speeches, but this one really got me. Shonda Rimes, the director and writer behind Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal, and How to Get Away with Murder speaks about the challenges and happiness that has given her life meaning.

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