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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?


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How to choose a university program

Choosing a university program can be a daunting task. A big challenge is not knowing what to look for and how to properly distinguish between them.


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7 common misconceptions about university

Getting ready for your first year at university can stir up all kinds of feelings. Hear from Waterloo students on their assumptions about university before they entered their first year.


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Six Waterloo degrees to get you ready for the future of work

Discover Waterloo degrees that will equip you with the skills employers want and the resilience to adapt to the changing workforce.


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Everything you need to know about Waterloo's Admission Information Form (AIF)

How do you fill out the Admission Information Form (AIF) when applying to the University of Waterloo? Learn more about the AIF and get tips on how to fill it out.


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