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What's the Difference Between a BA and BSc Degree?
April 2023

Some programs offer you the choice between a Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science degree in the same subject area. How do you know which is right for you?
How to Know if Studying Abroad is the Right Choice for You
March 2023

Have you ever considered studying abroad, but aren't sure if it's the right fit for you? Find out today by exploring your study abroad options, discovering the benefits of education abroad, and asking yourself essential questions.
How to Know if Grad School is the Next Step for You
February 2023

Graduation is quickly approaching — have you thought about what's next for you? Now's the time to figure out if grad school is a good option! Check out the reasons why grad school may or may not be for you.
Deciding on an Admissions Offer
January 2023

Admission offers are starting to come in, and you've got a big decision to make. Check out these top factors you should consider before accepting an offer, so you can choose the best school for you!
Graduation Bucket List: 10 Things to Do in Your Final Year of High School
December 2022

The school year is almost halfway over, and if you're graduating this year, you've only got six months left to make the most of your final year. Add these 10 things to your graduation bucket list before you walk across the stage!
How to Best Prepare for Exam Season
November 2022

From sorting your notes to eating well and staying hydrated, plenty of factors go into a strong exam performance. Check out some advice on how you can nail your exams this year!
Activities Every Student Should Try Before the School Year Ends
October 2022

Believe it or not, your school year will go by fast! Here are some ways you can grab the semester by the horns: from academics to volunteering, check out these activities and extracurriculars every student should explore.
Top Factors to Consider When Choosing a School
September 2022

Application season is almost here — do you know where you want to apply yet? You'll find prompts and questions to ask yourself when you're on the hunt for your dream school!
Back to School: Must-Have Tools and Tech
August 2022

Back-to-school season is fast approaching, so to help, we've compiled a list of tech and tool must-haves that you'll need to start your year off right.
Your Hobbies Can Help Boost Your Resumé
July 2022

Did you know that hobbies are a great way to make yourself more appealing to schools, employers, and scholarship admins? Pick up some hobbies you enjoy this summer to develop essential soft skills.
Soft Skills for the Summer
June 2022

Summer's a great time to develop your soft skills: personal attributes like confidence, leadership, and persistence, that will help you out, no matter your future career goals. Learn how to develop your soft skills in a fun, engaging way this summer.
Spend Your Summer Volunteering
May 2022

Summer vacation is quickly approaching — it's the perfect time for students to be volunteering! Explore the benefits to volunteer work, how to decide where to volunteer, and great resources to find your next volunteer position.
Choosing Your First Year Courses
April 2022

It's almost time for students entering their first year of post-secondary to register for their courses! This can be an overwhelming process, but with these tips and tricks, students will know what to expect so they're as prepared as possible.
Admissions 101
March 2022

Admission season is an exciting time, but with it comes many questions about how it works; can you get early acceptance, what's next, and how do you defer your acceptance? We've gathered all the answers to these questions (and more!) to help you.
Effective Study Techniques
February 2022

Studying can be a drag, but it doesn't have to be! With the right setup, you can improve your chances of retaining the material you've worked so hard to learn. From the Feynman technique to retrieval practice, check out this advice on amping up your study time.
Creating a Routine to Succeed in School
January 2022

Getting organized is tough, but building a stable routine can go a long way toward bringing your stress levels down and your GPA up. From planning your time to staying motivated, we cover the basics of developing a sustainable daily routine.
Prioritizing Your Mental Health
December 2021

Stress comes in many forms, and can hit when you least expect it. Taking time to focus on yourself — and having good strategies for when times get tough — can help you reach your goals, whatever they may be.
Why You Should Request Info from Schools
November 2021

Did you know that by reaching out to schools before you apply, you can actually increase your chance of acceptance? With the request info button on, we've made the first step easy for you!
How to Successfully Market Yourself in Applications
October 2021

Whether it's for school admissions or scholarships, most students have questions about their applications. Check out this handout for advice on what to say — and how to say it — when it comes to your scholarship or school application.
Taking Advantage of Office Hours
September 2021

Office hours are among the most underused, yet incredible resources for students to succeed in college or university. Check out how attending office hours can benefit your education!
Student Lines of Credit and Loans: What's the Difference?
August 2021

Financial aid can be difficult to navigate and with the many options available, how do you know where to begin? Check out this handout to understand the differences between a Student Line of Credit and a Student Loan, and which one is best for you!
Writing A Great Scholarship Essay
July 2021

Whether you're asked to reflect on your accomplishments or your future goals, your personal essay is the most important part of many scholarship applications. Check out this handout for info and advice on crafting a great scholarship essay!
Questions to Ask at Info Sessions
June 2021

Attending open houses and info sessions is one of the best ways to learn about schools and programs, but when you're chatting with a school rep, it can be easy to get tongue tied. This list of questions will help you get the answers you need to make a good decision.
Getting Good References
May 2021

Many scholarships — and even some programs — require a reference letter or two as part of your application. Knowing who to approach, and how, is important. With a little prep time, and the right approach, you can get great reference letters.
Your First Job
March 2020

Finding your first job can be tough, by with the right tools, strategies, and advice on writing your resumé and getting interviewed, you'll find a position you enjoy that fits your goals for the future.
Your Matching Programs
February 2020

Take the guesswork out of finding a great program with SchoolFinder's Matching Programs tool. Get matched automatically to programs and schools based on your interests and desired location, then compare them directly to make the best decision for your education. It's easy!
Finding Scholarships
December 2019

Post-secondary school can be expensive. Find out how ScholarshipsCanada can help! Students can get matched automatically with awards that fit their profile, or search our database of thousands of scholarships and bursaries. Read more to become a scholarship pro!
Applying for Scholarships
October 2019

A great scholarship is nothing if you don't win it! ScholarshipsCanada offers our best advice to students seeking awards, on everything from eligibility to reference letters. Check out the best practices and good advice you need to maximize your scholarship haul.
Guide to Funding Higher Education
January 2017

A recent study showed that 85% of Canadian students will graduate from higher education with an average of $27,000 of debt. It doesn't have to be that way, though, because there are many sources of funding available for higher education - from birth, through to post-graduation - that can make access to post-secondary education possible and reduce potential debt.


ScholarshipsCanada Overview
Download and share this ScholarshipsCanada presentation with students to give them a better sense of the cost of a post-secondary education, as well as how to obtain funding by finding and applying for scholarships.

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SAT (Scholastic Assessment Test)

The standardized test used for university admissions in the United States.
ACT (American College Test)

The standardized test for university admissions in the United States.
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) The test designed to measure the English profiency of non-English speaking people.
IELTS (International English Language Testing System)

The test for assesing four key English language skills: listening, reading, writing and speaking.
GRE (Graduate Record Examination)

The standardized test required for most graduate schools in the United States.
GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test)

The standardized test for graduate management programs (specifically MBA).
LSAT (Law School Admissions Test)

The standardized test for prospective law school candidates.
MCAT (Medical College Admissions Test)

The standardized test for prospective medical school candidates.

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Admit Master

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