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Post-secondary Education: Go To Cégep First Or Directly To University?

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Like many high school students in Quebec, I believed that my post-secondary education should start at cégep. In order to be well supported in this decision, I met with my school's guidance counsellor. I then discovered another interesting, possible and advantageous option: going directly to the University of Ottawa.   Read more ›

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After high school in the Greater Toronto Area, I chose to attend the Telfer School of Management here in Ottawa. Now, I am a third-year Bachelor of Commerce student specializing in Business Technology Management and Marketing. As a student in the Greater Toronto Area, in Markham, there were plenty of schools to pick from in central Ontario.  Read more ›

Telfer students sitting and studying in front of the large windows outside of the Faculty of Social Science (FSS)

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Congratulations, you made it. You’ve been accepted to the Telfer School of Management. As wonderful and exciting as this experience will be, new challenges will arise. Today, I’m giving you a survival guide to your first year at Telfer.   Read more ›

Wealthy man on a bench

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I will walk you through the exact study tips that I used to earn thousands of dollars in scholarships at Telfer.    Read more ›

Students studying at a coffee shop

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Need a break from studying on campus? Want a new, fresh environment to study in? Searching for either a good latté, snack, lunch or even a healthy smoothie while you’re at it? Look no further.   Read more ›

Coworkers in a room at work doing a brainstorm

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As defined by Co-operative Education and Work-Integrated Learning Canada (CEWIL Canada), “cooperative education (CO-OP) are work terms which provide paid experience in a workplace setting related to the student’s field of study”. With a placement rate of 97%, the CO-OP office at the University of Ottawa offers a wide range of work experience with thousands of employers inside and outside of Canada to thousands of students.   Read more ›

Group of students studying and laughing

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Choosing which university to attend can be a daunting experience. For some, it may be as simple as looking at university rankings and choosing what is best academically.  For others, proximity to home and cost may be a deciding factor. After choosing to attend the Telfer School of Management, I found that there was so much more about Telfer that could have gone into my decision making, beyond Telfer being recognized as a top business school worldwide.    Read more ›

Telfer students studying in a study room in the Learning Crossroads (CRX)

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Paying for university… what comes to mind? Maybe it’s your parents who generously support you, or maybe it’s OSAP payments, or even a bank loan. Generally, the associations are not particularly positive. For me, they happen to be.   Read more ›

Overview of hands working on computer and taking notes

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Occurring each semester, the Intopia Business Simulation allows for Strategic Management (ADM4311) students to compete in a simulated marketplace with two specified products. Teams must make hundreds of decisions which require expertise in accounting, finance, marketing, and management. The goal of this blog is to provide you with some helpful tips and tricks to help you in both your preparation for the simulation and your strategy during the game.    Read more ›

10 Ways Business School Helped Me Start My Own Business

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Deciding whether or not to attend a business school can be a challenging decision for high school graduates or business enthusiasts who aspire to start a business of their own. Given the many popular stories of college dropouts who later emerged to become business tycoons, decision-making becomes even more difficult.  Read more ›

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