Student Experience

Transitioning from high school to university on the right foot with Waterloo Ready.

Mischa H., 1A, AFM student
My name is Mischa, and I am a 1A student in the Accounting and Financial Management (AFM) program. Making the transition from high school to university initially seemed stressful and very overwhelming.

Thursday, November 4, 2021

What I would tell my first-year self

You can’t expect to know things until you’ve experienced them.

Author - Mehek B.

As I approach my fourth year in the Accounting and Financial Management (AFM) program, I’ve had a bit of time on my hands to reflect on things I wish I could tell my first-year self, or rather things I wish I knew back then. For any first-year student reading this, I hope it resonates with you and helps you even in the slightest bit. Here goes!

Tuesday, November 2, 2021

What I would tell my first-year self

Hi, I’m Alex, and I’m a current 2A Accounting and Financial (AFM) student! A little background about myself, I love plants, reading, and am an avid coffee drinker. There are many lessons I wish I could have told my first-year self, but here’s my chance to share what I’d consider the most important one: Celebrate the wins!

A current UWaterloo student offers tips for finishing high school strong and getting ready for university

 Hi! I’m Matt, and I have just entered my fourth year of the Honours Arts and Business program here at the University of Waterloo. I have worked at the School of Accounting and Finance in previous co-op terms, and have recently returned as a part-time employee. I wanted to take this opportunity to offer some tips for surviving the university application process.

With so many choices, how do you know which program is the right one?

Hi! My name is Matthew, and I’m an upper-year student in the Honours Arts and Business program at the University of Waterloo. I have worked in the School of Accounting and Finance (SAF) as the Marketing and Recruitment Associate in my previous co-op work terms and have recently returned as a part-time employee. I recently wrote a blog that provided some tips about applying to university, but I wanted to expand on that and talk about how you can choose the right university and program for you.