Being accepted at any university of one’s choice is not as simple as it would seem. There are many requirements to consider, and quite a few of them demand a considerable amount of a student’s time, knowledge, and abilities. And for a busy high school student, it can be difficult. Today, students like myself are introduced to all of this in their grade nine or ten year, either through school personnel or through the career studies course. And, I think it’s great. The result is that students are familiar with general admission requirements, university location information, and how to act on what they learn. Of course, some universities have larger admission requirements than others, but the bottom line is that students will have to work to meet expectations at some point.
The path that takes you from high school student, to college or university graduate to employee can be tricky to navigate. There are a few simple steps you can follow to ease the transition; consider your interests and talents, develop your skills, choose your occupation and, find a job. Asking the right questions will help [...]
The recent global economic crisis is putting schools around the world at risk as influential interests are pushing governments to turn public services into private industries, which could be a great detriment to the people of the world already facing marginalization. So as the globe’s most powerful leaders come together at the G8 and G20 Summits this week in Huntsville and Toronto, Ontario, the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS) along with student groups from Africa, Europe, Asia, the United States, Norway, Latin America, and the Arab world are raising their voices. Representing over 150 million students worldwide, they have issued a statement calling for leaders to recognize education as an essential public good, along with nutrition, health-care, and other social services.