The Merits of Failure

You can always rely on change to present itself in your life. Right when you get comfortable in one role, for example, as a high school student, the time comes for you to move on to college or university. By the time you reach your final year of undergrad, the time comes to make decisions

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4 Things Every High School Student Should Know About University

Most high school students are anxious about attending university.  You’re supposed to figure out exactly what you want to do with the rest of your life, while becoming an adult. As the end of my third year quickly approaches, I have learned some things that I would like to share, in hopes of preparing high school

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A Guide to Surviving Grade 12

In hindsight, I could have improved a lot of things in  grade 12, the year that was my most challenging and fast-paced in high school. The problem with hindsight is that it is completely useless to the me of the past. However, hindsight is valuable to my  present self and perhaps to you, dear readers.

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Which Canadian University Should You Attend?

Over the course of March and April, the NSN has shared what makes various Canadian universities unique through our Why U series. From the east coast to the west, we have a wealth of outstanding universities dedicated to helping students learn and achieve their goals. Our contributors have noted the fantastic support that they receive

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How to Make the Most Out of Your Remaining Senior Year of High School

Graduation season is approaching for high school seniors. With your time at high school coming to an end, this can be an emotional and overwhelming time. Many are anxiously anticipating acceptances from colleges and universities, planning what to wear for prom, and balancing extracurriculars, all while studying for upcoming AP, IB and diploma exams. It

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Why You Should Choose Bishop University: Outdoors Haven & Welcoming Community

From a Bishop University graduate, on her undergraduate experience: The moment I walked through the arches at Bishop’s University, I knew that I had chosen the right place to pursue my undergraduate degree. Located in Lennoxville, in the Eastern townships of Sherbrooke, Quebec, there is no doubt that the campus is one of the most

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Sister Sound Off: A First-Year Student Athlete Perspective

As I near the end of my undergraduate degree, someone close to my heart has just begun hers… My sister, Maria Carroll! While we are similar in many ways, our post-secondary paths have already taken us in very different directions. As a point guard on Mount St. Vincent’s women’s basketball team, Maria can offer a

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Why You Should Choose the University of Ottawa: Political Haven

Located in the heart of Canada’s capital, UOttawa is the place to be if you’re into politics. There are always opportunities to attend events with prominent guest speakers-just this week Kathleen Wynne, Ontario’s premier, gave a speech on campus. You can also get involved with the student federation, the student associations, and any of the

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Get the Insider Information on Different Universities across Canada!

With post-secondary acceptance letters coming in, high school seniors will have tough decisions to make regarding their undergraduate careers. Which school should you choose? Should you move out of province and live in residence or should you stay at home? Which school has the most vibrant student life? Which school will provide the best learning

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The Benefits of Studying Abroad & How to Get Started

Throughout my life, I’ve had the privilege to travel to numerous countries, including China, Australia, France, and Germany. Furthermore, I’ve been raised in a variety of places, from my tiny birth place of Pullman, Washington to College Station, Texas, to New York City and Toronto and finally Edmonton and its suburb Sherwood Park. As a

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