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STEM Opportunities for Indigenous Youth

By Aiman Altaf Finding STEM opportunities can often be difficult, so we have compiled a list of internships, mentorship programs, jobs, and general organizations to help Indigenous youth in high school or university find STEM opportunities. Internships The...

How to Read a Research Paper

How to Read a Research Paper

By Aiman Altaf Reading a research paper is an essential skill in high school and university, as it is required for many classes and independent research. Properly interpreting and deeply understanding a research paper takes a lot of practice, so we have compiled some...

The Liberal Arts Matters: An Introduction

The Liberal Arts Matters: An Introduction

By Freeha Anjum Growing up, many of us are told to “do something worthwhile” by going into STEM. In school, we rarely hear of people who want to pursue English or social studies in university, and we have many opportunities related to STEM that we love to pursue. But...

The Ultimate Study Guide: Part 2

The Ultimate Study Guide: Part 2

By Freeha Anjum If you’re a student in STEM, you’ve likely read about the best ways to take notes, or maybe you’ve looked into active recall as well - but there are lots of factors that go into studying, and I doubt you’ve ever had them all laid out for you in one...

The Ultimate Study Guide: Part 1

The Ultimate Study Guide: Part 1

By Freeha Anjum If you’re a student in STEM, you’ve likely read about the best ways to take notes, or maybe you’ve looked into active recall as well – but there are lots of factors that go into studying, and I doubt you’ve ever had them all laid out for you in one...

Interviews: Behind the Scenes

Interviews: Behind the Scenes

By Freeha Anjum Interviews are a very important part of most application processes - a resume can tell you about a person’s background and experiences at a surface level, essays give you more context to how the person thinks and how they learn from their experiences,...