Category Archives: Academic Preparation

Is a University Degree better than a College Diploma

Income Data has Historically Driven the Answer to This Question It has long been argued, based on income data, that university completion is the most relevant indicator of Canada’s ability to produce highly talented, innovative people. The “returns on education” data support this argument, since university graduates, as a group, earn more, on average, than…
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Is a High School Diploma Still “Good Enough?”

Previous Generations and High School Only. Although Canadian high-school graduates do well financially, recent graduates who enter the labour force directly are not faring as well. In previous generations, a high-school diploma was adequate for most jobs, including many well-paid jobs. The growing complexity of work in the global knowledge economy and the rising rates…
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Good Study Habits

Habit Creation Starts Early Good study habits begin early and need constant reinforcement.  When looking at Executive Functioning our team talks to young people about how they plan their work, where they do their work, and who reinforces this for them. Both the home and school environment are critical to establishing good habits in this…
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Our Career Coach and Career Development Plan

How Does Coaching and Career Planning Work? When thinking about Career Coaching or Career Development help the analogy that we can easily think of (living in Canada) is thinking about ourselves or our children playing hockey. When we were children we might have played street hockey, we might have played with our mom or dad,…
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