Making the most of your high school experience from students who know what it takes.


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Top 10 best productivity apps for students

Being a student isn’t easy, and with so many distractions, it isn’t surprising that many people find it challenging to stay organized and focused on their studies.

 

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Five reasons you should join your school's student council

Joining student council is a great chance to grow and to advocate for fellow students, learn from others, and develop valuable skills.

 

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Building a résumé before university

Putting time and effort into creating a great résumé while you’re still in high school might seem pointless, but it’s actually a great way to get ahead of the game.

 

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Top time management tips for students

One of the most valuable things to any student is time. Calendars, learning to say no, and doing the most important things first are among some of the tips from Waterloo students.

 

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Tips for a successful year of high school

Congratulations! After several years of high school, you've made it to your final year. Amy, a Waterloo student, says getting involved and taking time to reflect are two of the ways to make it your best year yet.

 

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