The Canadian Campus Companion

The Canadian Campus Companion

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A comprehensive and honest guide to the Canadian college and university experience, offering down-to-earth advice on everything from choosing your major to surviving residence, from acing exams to partying safely. For most students, university is a first foray into adulthood and can be a time of great personal growth, but it is also a time of difficult decisions that will impact the rest of their lives. The Canadian Campus Companion contains essential information for all prospective students and parents. Choosing a School: How to know what is right for you. (College or university? Urban or small town?) Residence Life: Tips for surviving residence without killing your roommate. Costs and Budgeting: The lowdown on the real cost of getting an undergraduate degree. Beating the Campus Blues: Tips for managing stress and beating homesickness. Jump Start Your Career: How to showcase skills acquired during your university career. Veteran post-secondary education journalist Erin Millar and co-author Ben Coli offer frank advice based on hundreds of interviews with students, professors and other university experts conducted while writing articles for Macleana€™s, Chatelaine, Readera€™s Digest and The Globe and Mail to help students avoid these pitfalls while maximizing opportunities for fun, learning and career advancement.This fact wona#39;thelp youwritea scholarship application, butwe thought itwould begood for a laugh ... Givethe people writing your reference letters information about scholarship requirementsand ask themtowrite letterstailored to the scholarshipanbsp;...

Title:The Canadian Campus Companion
Author:Erin Millar, Ben Coli - 2011-01-08


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