Advice for students from students

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Our Beyond Ideas website is filled with tips and advice from current students to help you choose the right program, learn what it's like to be a Waterloo student, and more. Here are four of our recent posts to get you started.


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12 questions to ask before you apply to university

As your senior year kicks into high gear and you start to research potential post-secondary options, there’s likely a LOT of information coming at you from all directions. But there’s no need to sweat it!

Check out the 12 questions

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How to choose a university program

Choosing a university program can be a daunting task. Here are some factors to consider when choosing a program – hopefully, they'll help you narrow down your choices!

Learn how to choose


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Nine factors to consider when choosing a university

So you’re thinking about going to university. With so many programs and universities, how do you pick? Here are nine factors to consider.

Find out the nine factors →

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Ultimate guide: Tips for Grade 12 success

Worried about your last year of high school? Don't worry! Here's a list of Grade 12 tips to help you have the best year yet!

View the ultimate guide →


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