Recorded sessions

If you’re looking for information that can help you make decisions about your future, you’re in the right place! Whether related to your job search or post-graduate career, this page contains a selection of prerecorded workshops covering some of our most popular topics.

Is grad school right for me?

Have you been thinking about a career in academia? Or would you like to study an aspect of your undergraduate subject in more detail? You might want to attend or view one of our further education workshops.   

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Get prepared for medical school

Are you interested in pursuing a career in medicine? We can help you access information related to applying to medical school, including academic prerequisites and other admissions requirements. As a potential medical student, you will likely have to take the Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT).

This standardized test is required by the majority of medical faculties in North America. If you are applying to medical school in Ontario, we can help you to make sure that you meet the requirements of the Ontario Medical School Application Service (OMSAS). Similarly, if you plan to attend medical school in the United States, we can help you to become familiar with the American Medical College Application Service (AMCAS) and its requirements.


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Professional school

Would you like to prepare for a profession such as law, accounting, or social work? We have access to a host of information related to admissions requirements for a wide variety of professional programs.

Depending on what you decide to study, you may need to take the CASPer test. We can help you to learn more about the CASPer test, including:

  • What is it?
  • What does it include?
  • How is it graded?
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Bachelor of Education programs

Are you thinking about becoming a teacher? We have resources to help you learn more about what you need to pursue postgraduate studies in education.

  • How to become a teacher in Ontario?
  • What do programs look at?
  • What's the deal with teachables?
  • Where and when do I apply?
  • What if I want to teach abroad?
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Will CR/NCR affect my further education?

Your credit (CR) vs non-credit (NCR) status in a course at Waterloo may influence your admission into future educational programming. However, that depends on the program or school that you plan to attend. For further information, you will need to do research and consider how your prospective course of study calculates student averages or GPAs, and the impact of CR/NCR courses on your overall average.

If you have more questions, you can attend a drop-in session with one of our further education specialists.