Academic Insights

August 10, 2020
It’s mid-August, and here comes your new school year! Even a normal new school year provokes excitement and anxiety – and this year is not normal. This strange year of COVID brings extra challenges. Are you actually “going back to school” or will you be “learning remotely”? Either way, a bit of advance planning can…
July 12, 2020
Is this a Good Time to Take a Gap Year? A gap year is a year that students take between high school and university (or during university) to do a variety of structured and unstructured, academic and non-academic activities. Because of COVID-19 and the uncertainty about how universities will deliver programs this fall, more students…
July 7, 2020
If you have just completed Grade 11 and plan to apply to university, do a favor for your future self (that is, your September self) by getting started on university and scholarship applications this summer. Don’t wait until the fall. Grade 12 is a busy year and you’ll need to focus on doing your best…