By LEAP Canada
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Post-Secondary TeaMay 16, 2023
Meet The Presidents: University FAQ
🎙️ Calling all high-school students! Looking to gain perspectives on some of the most commonly asked questions regarding university? You've come to the right place! Join us on this episode as we delve into the captivating experiences of LEAP's Co-Presidents, both during their time in the organization and their adventures in post-secondary education. Answers to those burning questions about selecting the right institution for you, programs and majors, and navigating the exhilarating world of extracurricular activities all ready to be uncovered! 🎓✨
What Are Office Hours
📚 Transitioning from high school to post-secondary can be a significant change academically. With midterms feeling like they come up just as you're getting used to a class, the first semester of school can feel overwhelming. It can be scary to ask a question in huge lecture halls filled with hundreds of students. But one of the most underutilized ways to get the help you need to succeed in your courses is going to office hours. In this episode, we speak with Truman Be, a Computer Science student at Queen's University and a TA who shares his insight on how office hours can help you succeed on your next exam! 🖇
🏫 With an increasingly competitive job market, students are under so much pressure to gain industry-relevant experience while in post-secondary, which often comes through internships. The internship application process can seem very daunting when you're looking from the outside. In this month's episode, we'll be breaking down some of the best tips to secure an internship and what to expect while working.
🎙 Join us as we speak to Ivey School of Business student Maggie Chen on how she secured internships in consulting at a Big Four Firm, law and product management.
How to Avoid the Freshman Fifteen
🍔 Do you feel like you’re gaining the Freshman Fifteen or want to know how you can avoid gaining it in the first place? Then this is the perfect episode for you! Moving away from home and living in a new environment where you might have to cook or live off res food can be a big adjustment. It can be hard managing classes, extra-curricular's and social activities with trying to stay healthy and balanced.
💪🏼Join us as we speak with Justyn Ng and Daniyal Khan to gain insight on how to avoid gaining those extra pounds. Hint: you don’t have to eat salads for every meal 🥬
Season 2 Trailer
☕️ Welcome to Post-Secondary Tea, a podcast by LEAP Canada 🐸. In each episode, we bring together post-secondary students from across Canada to share their tips on how to make the most of your university experience. From changing majors to joining a frat, our guests are sharing all their first-hand experience and insight which you won't find anywhere else.
🎙 We release a new episode every month so make sure to subscribe to be notified whenever a new episode drops!
When Things Don't Go According to Plan
🏫 So many of us go into post-secondary with a clear idea of what we want to study, and what we want to do after we graduate. But a lot of times those plans change along the way. Though it can be scary, finding new passions and interests is a major part of the post-secondary experience. Whether it be dropping or changing a course, switching programs or even transferring schools, it's important to learn how to deal with change and be adaptive.
🎙 Join us as we speak to Carleton University student, Lindsey about what to do when things don't go according to plan.
Residence Life: Finding Your Community
Are you nervous about making friends in post-secondary? Do you have any questions about living in res that university websites can’t seem to answer? Listen to Season 2 Episode 2 of Post-Secondary Tea where we sit down with Sameer Esmail from UBC to talk about residence life and how to find your community. Gain tips on how to make the most of your first-year experience, both socially and academically.
p.s. we’ll give you a hint, get a mini-fridge!
Is Greek Life All About Partying?
If you’re a Canadian that was invested in #bamarush TikTok then this is the perfect episode for you. Join us for the first episode of Season 2 of Post-Secondary Tea as we talk all things Greek Life with Inzo and Ethan of Lamba Phi Epsilon McMaster. Tune in to learn what being in a frat is all about!
Straight A Struggle
Straight A's can be hard to achieve, but failing or not getting A's is also hard to deal with. Join LEAP Canada's very own hosts Claudia & Agnes as they discuss their personal experiences with the Straight A Struggle in university.
Relationships and Romance
A LEAP Canada presented podcast, giving listeners the real scoop on everything post-secondary. This month's episode on romantic relationships in post-secondary--everything from long-distance to keeping the romance alive!