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Are you looking to attend a U.S. College?

Meet U.S. College Admissions representatives and guest speakers at our
Virtual U.S. Colleges Admissions Networking Event
Thursday, October 28, 2021
6:00pm - 8:00pm EDT

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Posted on 22 Oct 2021 5:51 AM
At Prepskills, we know how challenging it can be for our students/families to manage finances on both sides of the border.
 
Great news! I wanted to share this incredible opportunity provided to our families by RBC. Please see below information.
 
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Posted on 21 Aug 2021 6:48 AM

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Posted on 07 May 2021 6:06 AM
This panel will discuss the power of online games (E-games). We are at a pivotal point in time in this field. Some are concerned about such games due to the potential negative effects they may have on people, while some are excited about this new medium we could leverage for positive social impact and education. The panelists will dive into the good, the bad, and the complicated questions that need to be brought to the surface in order for E-games to have the positive impact they are capable of.
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Posted on 09 Apr 2021 1:18 AM

Keynote Speaker: 3 Keys To Unlock Your Dream Career

Dr. Karyn Gordon, CEO DK Leadership & Founder
 
You will learn:
  • Why so many young people are feeling anxious about finding a career
  • How the career landscape is different today
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Posted on 09 Apr 2021 12:22 AM
Delaney Jane, Juno nominated singer and songwriter will be performing at our Virtual Virtual U.S. College Expo Canada
Saturday, May 1st, 2021
12:30 PM EST – LOG IN!
 
12:45 PM EST – See Delaney Jane perform
 
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Posted on 02 Apr 2021 3:56 AM
Virtual US College Expo Canada
Saturday, May 1st, 2021
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Posted on 14 Mar 2021 10:21 PM

Hello Families,

It was a pleasure meeting you online Tuesday to provide an overview of the U.S. College Admissions pathway!

Parents, as a mother of 3 boys, I know the critical path to the finish line may feel like a daunting task.
BUT, It doesn’t have to be!

SUCCESS IS A GROUP PROJECT - and the Prepskills team is here to help!

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Posted on 23 Jan 2021 5:21 AM

Academic pressure can be a burden for even the brightest and most talented students out there. Sometimes this pressure can push you to reach your true potential, while other times it can limit your desire to give it your full effort and cause a lot of stress. Students at any point of their academic journey can experience this pressure and it’s good to know how to deal with it when it comes your way.

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Posted on 16 Dec 2020 6:05 AM
Virtual US College Expo Canada
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Posted on 02 Dec 2020 8:10 PM

Unibuddy today announced a new partnership with Prepskills. This partnership will support Canadian students who are looking to move to the US for college with their application process, by connecting them with a current student in the US – who has been through the journey before.

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Posted on 18 Oct 2020 2:23 AM

Joanna Severino, Founder & President of Prepskills and Justin Souto, a Sterling Hall School Grade 6 student joined us for a conversation about esports.

Justin likes video games, plays soccer and basketball in school and became interested in esports when he was about 4 years old and found he enjoyed playing sports (tennis) computer / electronic games.

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Posted on 21 Sep 2020 4:13 PM

Setting goals, taking action and making the best use of your time is an important skill set both as a student and in your career. Sometimes it just feels like there is not enough hours in the day to accomplish the actions you had decided were a priority.  Our friend Sam Demma shares some of his tips to Get more done this week using this simple productivity hack.

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Posted on 24 Jun 2020 1:59 PM

Thank you to The University of Kentucky (UK) for the interview so that we could learn more about UK. This interview also shares the most commonly asked questions that The University of Kentucky receives from Canadian students and Guidance Counsellors, and, what makes The University of Kentucky unique.

Here's what they shared with us:

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Posted on 04 Apr 2020 7:32 AM

If your US college or university 2020-2023 strategic plan includes expanding Canadian student enrollment, here are a few tips from the Canadian families and Counsellors we talk to on a daily basis:

1) Build a relationship - go beyond the email blasts, swag and mail outs. Instead of phone calls, consider doing video calls with the family. These dramatically (and quickly) increase trust, relationship building and confidence.

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Posted on 27 Mar 2020 7:57 PM

Life has changed a lot for us all in the past few weeks. As a mom of three boys and having been in the educational world for 25 years, I see the impact of social distancing and how relationships, connection, and information will help students and their families cope. While we are all being impacted personally, the global situation also creates different challenges across all industries, including international admissions, enrollment and student recruitment.

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Posted on 25 Mar 2020 6:59 PM

Most students don't realize everything that their tuition covers. Some of these are well-kept secrets and some are just things that students hear about once during orientation and then never think about again. Either way, us at US College Expo have created a list of some free things that you should be sure to check out during the school year!

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Posted on 26 Apr 2018 1:00 AM

Your first couple weeks of college is going to be a flurry of people knocking on your door asking you to come out to events. And while it will slow down once classes start to ramp up that constant buzz of activity dies down. So how are you supposed to get enough sleep, maintain a social life and get all of your studying done? Well, below are three tips for getting enough sleep while living on campus.
 

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Posted on 17 Apr 2018 8:53 PM