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Grad 2014 - Leaving The Woods...

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Robyn Sinclair

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Grad 2015
Leaving "The Woods"...

Post-Secondary in BC
University Entrance
English 12
3 or more Approved Academic Courses
(check specific institutions)
Supplemental Application/Personal Profile
College Entrance
English 12
3 other grade 12 courses
(check specific program)
Where to Next?
Application Process:

(www.applybc.ca) -
open now
Ontario Universities' Application Centre
-(www.ouac.on.ca) -
OUAC 105 - open now
You must authorize the Ministry of Education through the PSI Choices Form (opens October 8th)
Do your Research -
Post Secondary Visits
Canadian Universities Event (CUE)

SFU at HWSS ******
Wed. Oct. 22nd - 08:00 - 08:45 - Theatr
UBC at HWSS *******
Wed. Oct. 29th - 08:00 - 08:45 - Theatre
BC Post Secondary Institutions Event
Wed. Nov. 5th - 08:30 - 10:00 Grand Hall

Career Resource Centre at HWSS
Talk to Ms. Ahooja, go to the career centre website

Eastern Canadian Universities
Apply at
(OUAC 105)
Application deadlines are earlier especially for competitive programs (they will fill in January)
Check individual websites for deadlines and specialized requirements (e.g., Queen's PSE - Personal Statement of Experience)
UofT - optional Co-Curricular Record
Projected admission average ~ 85 - 87% for all programs except Business
Business 83% + broad based admission due in March
Will take Comp. Civ. 12 and FOM 12 as approved academic courses for admission
Open for registration
October 1, 2013
Apply directly on the UVic website
You will be able to self report your grade 11 marks on-line to potentially receive a "Conditional" offer of acceptance

There is
No Early Admission
offers are conditional until after the April report card
Will take Comp. Civ. 12 and FOM 12 as approved academic courses for admission
Cap U will accept the following
courses for admission:
Comparative Civ 12
Foundations of Mathematics 12
Psychology 12

All faculties require applicants to submit a Personal Profile. Application deadline is
Feb. 3, 2014

(remember quality not quantity)
Dec. 10th

is the deadline for Major Entrance Scholarship
For semestered schools, UBC will be looking at
marks only. If you have not completed the grade 12 course by the end of semester 1, they will look at grade 11 marks.
New this year - DL courses must be 100% complete by

Feb 1, 2014
in order to be used in admission average
Post-Secondary in BC - 2
US Colleges and Universities
Applications deadlines are usually at the end of December
Have your Common Application forms
and reference letters done by December 1st or earlier
Most will require an SAT or ACT score
for specifics
register for the SAT at
Financing Your Education
Visit the Career Centre for information on:
Entrance Scholarships & Awards
Other Scholarships & Awards
Student Loans
University Bursaries
Employment Opportunities
***Oct 8th - Scholarship Info Series Session #1 ***
Entrance Scholarships, Awards and Bursaries
There are 3 different groupings of Scholarships
Entrance Scholarships - automatic, solely based on marks
Community Based Scholarships
Major Entrance Scholarships
Scholarship Search Engines

Financing Your Education -2
ITA - Industry Training Authority

Secondary School Apprenticeships
School Apprenticeship Scholarship
Post-Secondary Apprenticeship Bursaries
See Ms. Austman
Get A Job
Have a good resume and cover letter
Look for companies that provide scholarships to their employees

Student Loans

A Quick Review...
In order to graduate...
English 10, 11 and 12
Mathematics 10 and 11
Planning 10
Physical Education 10
Science 10
Science 11 or 12
Social Studies 10 and 11
A Fine Art or an Applied Skill 10, 11 or 12
7 Electives at the grade 10, 11 and 12 level
Graduation Transitions

80 credits (20 courses) in total
Graduation Transitions
The package is available on the portal
Due: Friday, December 13th
1. Community Connections
2. Personal Health
3. DPA (register in www.learnnowbc.ca)
4. Career and Life Plan
Exit Interview: Thursday, February 27, 2014
Once you have completed your whole package, set up an appointment with your counsellor to review it
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