University is… Programs Programs –Courses –Pre-requisites Money Money –Tuition, Food, Social… –Scholarships –OSAP Books Books –New or used? Residence Residence –Will I get in? –What’s the food like? Off-campus housing Off-campus housing –Where? How much? Living conditions? Transportation Transportation –To school, at school Social activities Social activities –Frosh Week, Intramurals… Laundry Laundry Room-mates Room-mates –Are we compatible? Application process Application process –When ? –Where ? –How ?
Resources Guidance department Guidance department University presentations University presentations –Sign-up in guidance – TCOB –University Fair L.C.V.I. – Oct. 22 nd L.C.V.I. – Oct. 22 nd Internet Internet –School Homepage School HomepageSchool Homepage –University homepages –OUAC OUAC –OSAP – not available until March – April –e!nfo – university research tool e!nfo
Scholarships Free Money for the asking Begin now – March is too late Begin now – March is too late Research online and in guidance Research online and in guidance Scholarship Information Scholarship Information Scholarship Information Scholarship Information 2 types – automatic, need to apply 2 types – automatic, need to apply Varied Criteria Varied Criteria
Your Responsibilities TCOB TCOB –In the classroom, out of the classroom Community service hours Community service hours Diploma requirements Diploma requirements –6 – 4U or 4M courses Research Research Know the deadlines Know the deadlines Ask for Help Ask for Help
Dates to Remember Today – begin your research Today – begin your research October 22 – University Fair October 22 – University Fair November – PIN numbers received November – PIN numbers received January 13 – Application deadline January 13 – Application deadline May 25 – last day to receive a University response May 25 – last day to receive a University response May 28 – earliest day to respond to an offer of admission May 28 – earliest day to respond to an offer of admission
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