Education is the premise of progress, in every society,

in every family.  -Kofi Annan 
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Workshops

Workshops available

myScholarship Workshop

Offered on various dates from December 2016 - March 2017.

 

Would you like to have more money for university?  

 

Every year tens of thousands of dollars goes unused because eligible students don't apply!  You don't have to be a top student to get a scholarship!

 

This 3 hour workshop will answer your questions about how to find and apply for various kinds of scholarships. We’ll go over the parts of the scholarship application and discuss ways to improve your chances of winning.   Participants will write a draft of their list of activities and a draft essay, and get tips on how to make it the best it can be. We’ll also discuss references and how to get great ones.

 

What you’ll leave with:  Students will come away with a draft of their activities list and a draft scholarship essay to use in their applications.  They will also take away several helpful resources.

 

This workshop is best suited to students in Grades 11 and 12.

 

Price: 
3 students (minimum) = $69 per student
4 students = $59 per student
5 students = $49 per student 

 

"Janet tells students how best to plan and position themselves for admission and scholarships.  This will be valuable information for my child when it comes time to apply for major scholarships."  - Tim, father of Grade 11 student

 

 

$49 - $69

myCareer Design Workshop​​

Offered on various dates from January - May 2017.

 

How do I choose a career?

 

This 3 hour career exploration workshop combines self assessments and current expertise to help you find your amazing career!  Janet will give you a kick start to investigating career possibilities, and help you zero in on your areas of interests.

 

We'll use hands-on activities and discussion to answer questions like: 

  • What’s important to me, and why is it important to my career?

  • What’s my passion? How can I turn this into a career?

  • What if I don’t know what I want to do yet?

  • What if I have more than one idea?

 

What the session will look like:

1) Hands-on activities and discussion. Get to know yourself better and learn how to apply your values to help find a career you'll love.  

2) How to find job descriptions and job outlooks for specific careers, including salary. 

3) How to determine degrees required for your potential careers.

4) Tips on how to develop the top skills employers seek in almost all employees, regardless of career.  

 

What you’ll leave with:  Students will come away with an individual action plan for 

independent follow-up activities, and several helpful resources. 

 

This session is best suited to students in Grades 10, 11 and 12.

 

"Janet met with me to discuss the career I'm interested in, and even went as far as researching which courses I would need as prerequisites for the Master's degree I'm thinking about taking.  It felt amazing to talk about such a stressful topic with someone who knows so much about universities!"   - Jessica, Grade 12 student

 

 

$49 - $69

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