Tag: Advising

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McGill in hindsight: Thoughts from soon-to-be graduates

While it is important to remember that hindsight is 20/20 and people who don’t dwell on the past are happier overall, fourth-year students’ reflections of their undergraduate experiences highlight some valuable information for current students. Overwhelmingly, students in their last semester stressed the importance of taking advantage of the resources […]

Editorial: McGill advising does not provide sufficient tools for students to carve their own path

With add/drop coming to a close, students’ laments of academic advising at McGill are likely to abate. But at the moment, undergraduate students bemoan the bureaucratic advising system. The fundamental flaw with the McGill mindset is that students are expected to be independent without necessarily having been provided the tools […]