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Authors: Amy Epstein and Runa Patel, Career Peer Educators The Graduate and Professional Studies Expo hosted by the Career Centre happened on October 3rd, 2019 in the Second Student Centre. There were over 90 educational exhibitors spread out each with a table representing a University or College, an individual faculty or program, or in the […]

Insight on Technical Support for applicants in the process

Insight on Technical Support for applicants in the process Sara Del Piano from Glendon College shared that then programs at York University’s Keele and Glendon Campuses both have introduced Webinar Info Sessions to share program information to prospective students from the comfort of the their houses. After the webinar, they create contact with the students […]

The in's and out's of writing a personal statement

The in's and out's of writing a personal statement A personal statement is your opportunity to stand out from the application pile and is an essential part of many Graduate and Professional Studies applications. Sarah Bailey and Rony Daniel share their insight on writing and preparing for a personal statement. Sarah Bailey recommends research once […]

Accommodations made during and after application process for students with Disabilities

Accommodations made during and after application process for students with Disabilities An accessible learning environment and the support in gaining accommodations is incredibly important for all students to achieve success in Graduate and Professional Studies as well. Each school will have varying accommodations that can be found by all students. Chiara Filicetti shared with us […]

What to look out for when applying to further education

What to look out for when applying to further education Applying to further education may require a combination of submissions for an application including a resume or CV, letters of reference, a portfolio, an interview and submitting transcripts from all university studies. Each program and school will have a unique set of requirements and that’s […]

How to get the best out of an open house?

How to get the best out of an open house? An open house is a great way to gain information about and compare graduate schools and professional studies programs to be able to make an informed decision regarding applications. Luke Chang from the University of Toronto explained their open house where they visit various labs […]