With tuition costs rising, students look to various funding sources including scholarships, bursaries, paid employment, government student loans, and student-run credit unions. In addition to (or instead of) these funding options, students can consider a student line of credit.
Applying to graduate programs can be time consuming and expensive, meaning that it might not be feasible to apply to every program that interests you. Yet, with so many options for graduate study, it can be difficult to narrow down your options. Here are some strategies to manage the information overload that can ensue during the hunt for the perfect graduate program!
In response to rising tuition costs, more Ontario university students are working during the school year. Faculty and librarians suggest that this work could be hindering students’ academic progression and success. They also note concern with students’ preparedness when entering university.
Finding a meaningful volunteer opportunity can sometimes be as much work as finding a meaningful job. Check out these tips to help you determine which non-profits, companies and positions will help you launch your career.
Just because you might be able to fund your education completely on scholarships or loans doesn’t mean it’s the best idea. Self-funding allows you to gain new skills, explore various careers and network in professional communities–and you won’t have to pay back interest on the money you earn.
Scholarships, bursaries, grants, and awards are often called “free money” because they provide students with interest-free funds that don’t need to be paid back. Maximize your scholarship hunting potential with these helpful tips and tricks.
Although you need to be honest, you likely have more hobbies and interests than you will include on your resume, so use the most suitable ones for each application. In addition to your education and work experience, your hobbies and interests can demonstrate that you have specific skills that are requested in the job posting.
Did you know that in Japan, job applications are standard forms purchased from the local stationary store which are completed by hand? Needless to say, job applications can differ greatly between Canada and countries abroad.
As in most countries, a resumé includes your contact information, education, work experience, other skills (particularly, in Europe, language fluency), relevant volunteer activities or hobbies, and references. The following are some of the differences between Canadian and European applications.