«Advice» column

Back-to-School Guide

August 20th, 2012; By Joy Kita

The time has come. Stores are shelving paper, pencils and backpacks in prominent places, your parents are eyeing you with a gleam of anticipation in their eyes, and the black […]

Do You Really Need a Career Guidance Counsellor?

August 19th, 2012; By Fiona Bramzell

When you think about it, it’s pretty crazy. You’re young, you’re either still in school or freshly graduated, you’ve likely never had more than a part-time job while in school, […]

Self-Improvement 101

August 14th, 2012; By Kathleen Gerry

As we face September and the coming of a whole new school year, we are often faced with the same questions: Am I good enough? What can I do to […]

Rotary Clubs Sponsor Exchange Students

July 31st, 2012; By Laurel Walsh

Very few clubs can claim to span the entire planet Earth, with members from Iceland to Antarctica. Few non-governmental organizations can hold a seat in the United Nations, too. So which club does? Which […]

Abroad(er) Perspective

May 31st, 2012; By 0 Backup WordPress

International exchange programs can be found at many universities and colleges across Canada and allow students the opportunity to widen their global horizons. “Students always tell us [the exchange] was […]

The Truth About Buying Textbooks

May 31st, 2012; 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 […]

The Commitment Of One Year Off School

May 1st, 2012; By Kay Sew

Taking a year off school between secondary and post secondary school can be a tough decision for any student. If the waiting period is extended past a year there is […]