Saturday, November 17th, 2018

How Quickly Things Change!

September 27, 2010 by  
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Born in 1992, this fall’s entering post-secondary class of 2014 have emerged as a post-email generation for whom the digital world is routine and technology is just too slow. The Beloit College Mindset List provides a look at the cultural touchstones that shape the lives of students entering university this fall. It was originally created […]

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Bridging the Gap between Being Eligible for Post-Secondary School and Being Prepared

September 14, 2010 by  
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At the best of times, schools are busy places. However, nowadays, it is certainly the case that counsellors and teachers have less and less time to spend with students teaching fundamental skills that will help them to maximize their learning potential. Counsellors have heavy case loads with days often filled with administrative work and teachers’ […]

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Back-to-School Advice

September 9, 2010 by  
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As a kick-off for Back-to-School, we asked some of our former clients to write about:  What do I know now at the beginning of second year that I wish I knew at the beginning of first year?  Here is our favourite response:  For starters, I wish I knew not to trust the rez washers and […]

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Readiness for Life after Graduation

September 2, 2010 by  
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Although guidance counsellors generally characterize high school students as well prepared for the next phase of their lives following graduation, a majority of students indicate that they could benefit from increased proficiency in technology applications, financial literacy, time management, communication and study skills according to a recent survey from McGraw-Hill Education. The survey, which sought […]

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