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Battling Homesickness

Your first year of college means settling into your new home, your new routine, new classes and a new city. While this is an exciting time in your life, we recognize that this is still a huge adjustment. With such big changes, some of you might be beginning to feel a little homesick, and that’s [...]

Battling Homesickness 2017-11-30T14:24:31+00:00

Suggested Questions to Ask When you Attend a College Fair

It’s September and you know what that means? That’s right! It’s the beginning of a new school year. There’s a whole lot of changes happening in your life right now, which is pretty typical for this time of year. New classes, new teachers, maybe a new locker space and of course a new grade. All [...]

Suggested Questions to Ask When you Attend a College Fair 2017-09-20T10:50:12+00:00

Why You Should Study North – “My Study North Experience” 

Our website and social media pages are filled with tons of reasons why you should study at one of the six leading Ontario colleges in Northern Ontario. But do you ever want to hear directly from some real students with real study north experiences? Are you wondering what it’s REALLY like to study north? Do [...]

Why You Should Study North – “My Study North Experience”  2017-11-30T14:24:31+00:00

Finding Your Way Around Your New City

Some of you may have a personal vehicle that you are bringing with you to college. This is just fine! You can purchase parking passes from your school and residence. More information can be found on each schools website. Many of you may not have access to a personal vehicle and that’s okay too because [...]

Finding Your Way Around Your New City 2017-11-30T14:24:32+00:00

Back to School: September Checklist

Your first day of college is just around the corner. Maybe you've started to pack and have begun your ‘back to school’ shopping to prepare to head off to college. Here's a small checklist of items you should think about as you continue to prepare to head back school. What do you REALLY need to bring [...]

Back to School: September Checklist 2017-11-30T14:24:32+00:00

Budgeting for College

In our blog “What Does College Really Cost” we talked about the cost of college; the next step is budgeting! You might be asking yourself how do you create a budget? Well it’s actually quite simple: you create a list of all your incoming funds (such as OSAP, jobs throughout the school year), create a [...]

Budgeting for College 2017-11-30T14:24:33+00:00

Financial Aid & Paying for College – Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP)

School is expensive; moving away from home, paying to tuition, books, food, rent and much more. It can be a little overwhelming but that is why OSAP and other student loans, grants, and scholarships are available, to help make it easier for students and their families to pursue their post-secondary education. Let’s start with OSAP. [...]

Financial Aid & Paying for College – Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) 2017-06-28T08:57:19+00:00

Summer in the North: North Bay Edition

Welcome to the city that’s “Just North Enough to be Perfect”. You have decided to spend your summer in beautiful North Bay, but may not fully grasp all that this city has to offer. Summers in North Bay are warm, beautiful and fun. With the warm summer sun, and student budgets not always allowing for [...]

Summer in the North: North Bay Edition 2017-11-30T14:24:33+00:00

Summer in the North: Sudbury Edition

Are you spending your summer in Sudbury? Great choice! There is so much to do and so much to see. From patios to night life, festivals and events to the great outdoors, Sudbury has something for everyone. Sudbury is surrounded by lakes, trails, and parks so there is always something fun to do outdoors. Remember [...]

Summer in the North: Sudbury Edition 2017-04-26T11:56:18+00:00