Greg Marchand

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Les Roches and Glion in Spain and Switzerland

Les Roches, Marbella If students who are interested in studying business want a programme in which they can learn to specialize in an industry while...
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NACAC Toronto Conference and Thomas Friedman

Ms McCallum and I have recently returned from a trip to the centre of the universe, Toronto, where we attended the National Association for...
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Parent Presentation October 11, 2012

We were pleased to welcome more than 50 parents who attended the University Counselling Department's presentation on Thursday October 11, 2012. We gave an...
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How to Obtain Final Transcripts

The University Counselling Centre works hard to make sure that students’ final transcripts get to their respective universities at the end of each school...
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Class of 2011 Surpasses $2 Million in Scholarship Offers

For only the second time in the school’s history, an SMUS graduating class has surpassed the $2 million level in entrance scholarship offers. The...
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Why Have I Not Heard From UBC Yet?

Every year, SMUS sends many students to Vancouver and the University of British Columbia. Last year, more students entered UBC than any other university....
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Residences at McGill

A student who'd just been accepted at McGill came into my office the other day to ask for my opinion about the different residences...
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How many universities should I apply to?

The answer to this question really depends on the student. It's important for students to research their choices and be aware of their goals...
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You Tube and University Admissions

Checking out university and college admissions videos has become as much a part of the student process in researching prospective post-secondary choices as leafing...
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Some Observations from the Canadian Universities Event

McGill still requires that students take the credit for a first year course if they receive a 4 or a 5 on an AP...
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Should I Write My Provincial Exam?

Now that all Grade 12 provincial exams, except English, are optional to write, the question of whether to write or not is a tricky...
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NYU Abu Dhabi

I recently returned from a trip to New York having attended a counsellor session hosted by NYU Abu Dhabi. Along with over 50 other...
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Dr David Lane: From French Literature to Eye Surgery

Dr. David Lane Periodically, the school is fortunate enough to have alumni visit the school and make presentations to the student body...
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Is it Worth Applying to Harvard?

Recently I presented these interesting facts about Harvard applications to one of my Planning 12 classes.