March Break Open House! Are You Going?

March Break is coming up soon (March 13-17)! While it is a good time for some much-needed relaxation, did you know that March Break is when many universities (and a few colleges) have Open House Days? (Link to a list of March Break Open Houses here.). There are several reasons you should consider attending an […]

That Time of Year — Open Houses & Fall Previews

November is a big month for Open Houses at universities (although some are held as early as September and as late as December). Some universities set aside two days for an Open House but generally, universities schedule one day where prospective students can explore the campus. So why should you (if you can) attend a […]

How to Help Your Child Pay for Postsecondary Education: First Year Debt-Free

As the parent of two children in university, the recent release of Statistics Canada’s newest figures on tuition fees is of interest to me. The average tuition fees for fulltime students in undergraduate programs in Canada is $6,373 with the lowest tuition fees in Newfoundland and Labrador ($2,759) and the highest in Ontario ($8,114). Tuition […]

It’s Time to Start Thinking about the Costs of Postsecondary Education

Hi everyone! It’s the beginning of the school year! Students in Grade 12 will be thinking about their plans after graduation, and many of those plans will include postsecondary education. So parents, it’s imperative to start thinking about the costs involved in higher education if you haven’t already been planning for it (no RESPs?), or […]

Explore Opportunities to Enhance Your Application

It is now May. Spring is here and graduation is just around the corner. However, graduating students: Don’t stop looking for scholarships yet! There are scholarships with deadlines in the months of May and June. And for those of you heading into Grade 12 in the fall, you may be thinking of starting your own […]