Written by: Brooke Dalton
Spring is in the air, and thank goodness. The promise of a semester ending and a mental break is so enticing that it’s hard to stay focused some days. But what about summer school?
What if you want to get ahead in your degree, or try to finish early, or avoid a heavier year next year? How do you balance being a full-time student in the summer, or taking a class and working full-time? How do you avoid burnout?
Written By: Brooke Dalton
Commuters commuters commuters! York is a commuter school, no doubt, and commuting can be a challenge sometimes. With waking up early to get to school on time and being more affected by weather conditions, commuting can be hard!
Whether you’re commuting from the GTA or from downtown, there are many ups and downs to commuting.
So how do we do it?
Written by: Sadie Cahill
A dance major’s guide to packing for a successful day!
As a dance major, your day can not only consist of plies, tendus, and double bounces, but also long hours in lectures and the library. Having a variety of activities planned throughout the day can be challenging when you’re out of the house for a long time, but this guide will help you better understand what to pack for your day so you can succeed physically, and academically!
Let’s get packing!
Written By: Brooke Dalton
So you’re in AMPD and want to double major? Not sure how to go about it? This is the perfect place to start! Double majoring is a great way to explore two interests in a more in-depth way, by getting to experience two programs in one rather than just dabbling in a secondary subject. In my experience, double majoring has been awesome!
Written by: Alysha Wood
Here at York, we realize that any audition can be intimidating at first… especially when it’s an audition for a program that can really impact your future! We want you to feel completely ready and confident for your audition, so here are a few things that might be good to know before the big day.
Written By: Alysha Wood
As artists and performers, many of us know how important and how stressful show week (or day, or weeks, or however long your show runs for!) can be. It’s how we show off all our hard work, but it’s also extremely hard work in itself! It’s not always easy to manage, but hopefully my little tips and tricks below will help make it easier and more fun. I’m a dancer, so my tips are specifically how I survive show week, but they can definitely apply to all kinds of performances.
Written By: Lucia Llano
Think you know all there is to know about AMPD? Now’s your chance to prove it! Take our super tough AMPD quiz and see how much you know about the faculty you’ve devoted so much of your life to!