Start your Post Secondary Planning HERE!
Start Your Post Secondary Planning Here:
Education Planner is
BC's own post secondary planning website with helpful tools to assist
students and families navigate through BC's post secondary system.
You can also look at the type of career your may want to have and
then determine the required education/training you need to achieve
your career goals. For more information visit the Student Services Careers center (Aptitude tests also available online).
A varitey of handouts are available in Student Services such as:
"Writing an Winning Resume"; "Information Interviews"; "What can I do
with a Science Degree?"; "What can I do with an Arts Degree?"
Institutions in BC
British Columbia possesses a wide variety of post-secondary
institutions, consisting of Universities, university colleges,
colleges and technical institutes. These different types of institutions
provide unique educational opportunities to students, whatever your
academic interests may be.
Institutions in Canada
Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada
administers international and Canadian exchanges and programs for
students and researchers. They also manage programs that establish
links between universities in Canada and abroad. (This is a great
source of information on universities in Canada)
The Association of Canadian Community Colleges has links to Canadian colleges.
Campus Finder gives campus tours and information, as well as financial aid information.
School Finder, Study in Canada, and MySchool101.com has links to universities, colleges, career colleges, scholarships and financial information.
Institutions in the US
Click here for a Comprehensive Listing of US Schools. Searching for the right US school for you? Visit College Search
Planning on Studying in the US - SAT/ACT/SATII . The SAT measures
verbal and mathematical skills. SAT scores are used for university
admission purposes in the USA. The Subject Tests (SAT II) are one-hour,
primarily multiple-choice tests in specific subjects. SAT II’s measure
knowledge or skills in a particular subject and students’ ability to
apply that knowledge. Students can take the test as many times as they
Students should register to make their final attempt at the SAT by the beginning of September of their Grade 12 year.
The College Board web site is an ideal starting point. Here you can find information on:
You can also purchase Test Prep books at your local bookstore, and as well check them out from your local public library.
Note that some schools require an alternate test fro admission such as the ACT. For more information visit www.act.org