To all the grade 12 students that are interested in coming to Queen’s or have already been accepted: The Queen’s Leadership Excellence and Development Conference (QLEAD) Executive Team has compiled a series of blog posts to help get you stoked, and also prepared for university. We have discussed our biggest question marks coming into university, and these posts intend on bringing you the answers to these pressing questions! If you have any questions you'd like tackled, let us know at information@qleadofficial.com!

5 Things to Remember When Transitioning from High School To University

Transitioning from high school to university will probably be one of the biggest changes of your life. You’re probably changing where you live, who you hang out with, and what you study. That being said, you need to trust that everything that you’ve done has directly or indirectly prepared you for this point. Have faith that you’re among great people, and trust that you will be fine, no matter what life throws at you. After having one of the hardest possible transitions to university, I can confidently say that you will find your way, and university will begin to feel like home. With this list of 5 things to remember, the beginning of your post-secondary journey will be as easy as possible.

Surviving Midterm/Final Season 101

First year is full of ups and downs and midterms are hardly a highlight of your semester. You do want to try your best and finals specifically can have a big impact on your final grades so doing well is crucial to your success. In the commerce program, you have 5 midterms during the span of 4 days and finals are more spread out, however instead of panicking and over stressing, here are tips to help you survive your midterm exams. 1. Plan ahead and get organized Set aside a time and place for you to study for each of your exams. Don't procrastinate and get distracted, you need to stick to your detailed planned study schedule and focus on one exam at a time. 2. Eat right and sleep tight Avoid

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