University Counselling

When is the Deadline for University Applications?

We break down the whens and whats of university applications so students and parents don't stress as deadlines approach
Timio Colistro

Should My Child Submit an Early Application to U.S. Colleges?

Early application to U.S. colleges can be a confusing subject for Canadian students. We break down the details to help you understand the admissions process to American schools

Recapping the Grade 12 Parent Information Evening

A recap of this week's University Counselling Parent Info Evening about post-secondary planning. And download the useful slideshow from the presentation!

University Counselling: Thinking Ahead to Summer

Ms. Alison McCallum, head of University Counselling, offers some great advice for how to spend some of your time off in the summer
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Choosing the Right High School Courses at SMUS

Senior School students will soon pick their classes for next year. Find out everything you need to know to help you choose the right high school courses

UK Universities on the Ground: Snapshot Impressions

I had the great fortune to be in the UK this past summer for nearly two weeks, touring a dozen university campuses from London...

East Coast Campus Visits Part II: Places and People of the Maritimes

SMUS University Counsellor Ms. Kate Knight visited universities on the east coast of Canada to learn about studying at schools in the Maritimes
letter of reference

How to Get a Great Letter of Reference from a Teacher

Asking a high school teacher for a letter of reference is a crucial step to help make your university or scholarship application stand out