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«College Bound» column

Transitioning to University Life

May 14th, 2014; By Christopher TJ Brown

The idea of going off to college or university sends shivers of anxiety down spines and churns stomachs. Don’t worry – this is normal. It’s a big step moving from […]


What to Do With a Gap Year

October 22nd, 2013; By Erik McKay

A gap year is an idea that many may brush off, may overlook, or may not take seriously. Gap years are often thought of as a ‘fallback’ or an alternative […]


The Benefits of Living at Home

August 29th, 2013; By Julia Shaw

If you have the opportunity to live at home during school, I strongly suggest that you take up the offer. Even though Hollywood portrays moving away to attend post-secondary as […]


The Truth About Buying Textbooks

July 20th, 2013; By Laurel Walsh

Can you really put a price on knowledge? College and universities seem to think so. Textbook prices in post-secondary institution are climbing everyday. Ironically students learn to think outside of […]


Where, When, and Which Class?: A Course Scheduling Guide

July 20th, 2013; By Amy Oldfield

If you are like many first year students, you have a vague idea of what courses you want to take in college or university. If you liked biology in high […]


First Year University Woes

July 20th, 2013; By Teri-Lynn Friesen

With August now here and September right around the corner, those of you in your first year of University may be feeling a little nervous. I do not blame you! […]


How to Prepare for the Dorm

July 20th, 2013; By 0 Backup WordPress

1. Write a list of the stuff you know you need. A good start can be found below * Bedding (sheets, comforter, pillows, mattress pad. A lot of colleges use […]