The university can be a wonderful moment in life. Here are some tips to help you make the most of your experience of university life.
Feel free to change courses
There is no point to attend courses that annoy you or to seek to accommodate teachers devoid of any pedagogical sense. This is very expensive in terms of time, money and emotional commitment.
- If your course does not give you what you expect, put yourself in search of another panel, choose another field of study or another teacher.
Here are some smart ways to drop a few courses or change:
- Talk to a school counselor before dropping a required course. The abandonment of a course may indeed radically alter the structure of your prerequisites, and in some cases, result in the addition of one additional year to your curriculum.
- Use the appropriate procedure for giving up a course. Do not just stop to present in class? You will fail in this matter and this failure will then appear on your statement that your potential future employers to see.
- Act quickly. Do not change teachers after five weeks, while the mid-term exams are looming. Teachers have different ways to teach their subject and how they make you pass the exam is related to the way they teach. The vocabulary used may be different, for example, and that is what will be used in the tests and what is expected of you in copies.
- Know that the abandonment of a course can change your status would change from full-time to part-time, which could have an impact on your aid, scholarships or student loan and other conditions. In addition, the tax savings on income for yourself or your parents will change the education for a child student will be reduced by more than half.
Travelling built the childhood
There is no doubt that for higher education can offer many benefits to young people. But to understand the demands of globalization and learn to think in real time, nothing like traveling.
Here are some options to see the country without breaking the bank:
- Hostels: hostels still remain popular places to stay young, at least in Europe, especially because of their low prices. 20 for the sum of $ 30, students can get a bed for the night.
- Another advantage of hostels: they allow to meet other young people from around the world. The city is the rallying point for Canadian students traveling abroad is London and Paris for English for French, mainly because the plane tickets are inexpensive.
- Study abroad programs: another way of seeing the world without ruining your family: most Canadian universities offer study abroad programs. For example, tenders have been recently proposed to Canada to study in Europe, Latin America, Asia and Africa. An example is a sociology course of two weeks in Cuba. Estimated cost: $ 2,900 (air transport, accommodation and tuition fees).
- Study programs with SWAP (the overseas employment program for students) implemented in the country’s universities, students can go to work in the UK, France, Germany, the United States , Australia, New Zealand, South Pacific, South Africa, China, and Japan during their holidays. Although the program does not find a student job, a sum of 230 to $ 1825, it allows them to work visas; they receive an orientation session, one-week accommodation in the country of their choice, a mailbox and mailing services, a phone card, access to an email and ongoing support.
Keep this guide in mind and make the most of your experience of university life by choosing courses that interest you and taking advantage of great opportunities to travel.