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Write a Winning Scholarship Essay

Essay required. Do these words send chills up your spine, and give you a general feeling of nausea? They shouldn’t. When applying for a scholarship, the essay section gives you a chance to show the evaluators a little more about you as a person, and set yourself apart from everyone else. Think of it as an opportunity to express your individuality, and give the evaluators one more chance to see jus... > [more] Canadian Article Search

Write On (Because They Need to Know)

What makes communication work? Have you ever had it go seriously wrong? Writing emails is simple, no? Everyone does it every day, and it almost always works. Arranging to meet friends in the afternoon, setting up plans for a Saturday, or deciding who's driving is simple and quick, and only takes a few lines. Misunderstandings don't happen often, and if they do, they're easy to straighten out... > [more] Canadian Article Search

X-ray Vision Into the Future

High school can be a confusing place. At a time when you are just trying to figure out where you fit in the world people around you are pushing you to do better and pick a path in life. If you’re lucky you somehow manage to dodge all the pressures of being a teenager. But if you’re like most students, you are caught in a constant battle to figure out what you’re good at and what’s not for you. ... > [more] Canadian Article Search

You win some, you lose some...

Winning a scholarship is not the same as hitting the lottery jackpot. This type of aid is a privilege, not entitlement or prize and if you're not careful, you can wind up losing your funding. If you win a scholarship, you want to make sure all of your hard work doesn't go to waste. The value of a scholarship is based on many different things and some include stipulations that not only affect your ... > [more] Canadian Article Search

Young Volunteers Step Into the Spotlight

Jamming in the back of a pickup truck with a band from Scandinavia. Having lunch with author J.K. Rowling. Chatting with dancer Karen Kain at a cocktail party. These are just a few of the things that you might be called on to do as a volunteer with an arts organization. On a sunny afternoon a few summers ago, Ben Anderson rode through the streets of Lunenberg, N.S. in the back of a pick-up tru... > [more] Canadian Article Search

Your Ticket Outta Here!

Teaching English abroad has become a huge industry and competition for jobs overseas can be just as competitive as the job scene here so make sure you're prepared. North American English is the preferred language of business, politics and technology so there are plenty of opportunities to teach English in many non-English speaking countries. The current hotspots are Asia, Central America, West... > [more] Canadian Article Search
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