College & University

Untethering teens for college requires The Talk II

Untethering teens for college requires The Talk II

When kids are old enough to understand, parents have The Talk, about birds and bees and how - poof - babies are born when two people love each other...
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Experts say you don't need to go high-end to get a good back-to-school laptop

Experts say you don't need to go high-end to get a good back-to-school laptop

Browsing through a big-box electronics store for a new laptop computer can be an overwhelming experience for just about any shopper...
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More children whose parents don't have a degree complete university: StatsCan

More children whose parents don't have a degree complete university: StatsCan

Having parents who attended university has always been a strong predictor of a child's likelihood to secure a degree, but a recent study suggests...
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Cool School Supplies

Cool School Supplies

What's on top of the school supply list this year? It isn't T-shirts and tennis shoes. It's the other T, for mobile tech. Kids as young as elementary age are looking for smartphone upgrades...
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Student commuters urged to embrace campus life

Student commuters urged to embrace campus life

Bowen Tang admits that he eventually grew weary of the repetitive offerings on the cafeteria menu in his first year of university, but he truly savoured having his own room...
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First-generation students blaze family trail in pursuit of higher learning

First-generation students blaze family trail in pursuit of higher learning

Their future areas of study differ, but Muhammad Cheema and Zayan Rafeek share a common connection beyond friendship: each is a trailblazer within their families...
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Canadian Universities Change Copyright Approach

Canadian Universities Change Copyright Approach

As of this September, Access Copyright will be out of a job at many top Canadian universities. For a long time, universities have paid fees to Access Copyright...
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Work-Study Programs Ease the Financial Burden

Work-Study Programs Ease the Financial Burden

The cost of a post-secondary degree or diploma keeps going up across Canada, and many students struggle to pay for their tuition...
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Useful Apps for College & University Students

Useful Apps for College & University Students

We live in a highly connected world. As smartphones take over from standard mobile devices, more and more students are discovering new apps...
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Effective Time Management for Mental Health

Effective Time Management for Mental Health

Post-Secondary education can be overwhelming. All of a sudden you're expected to budget your own time, take care of assignments and research...
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20-Minute Chicken Linguine

20-Minute Chicken Linguine

For many students, college or university is their first time living away from home. Among the many adjustments this new situation requires...
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