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What Do We Mean When We Say Postsecondary Education
July 23rd, 2020
Postsecondary education is any form of education you participate in after graduating high school. From kindergarten to Grade 8, you attend primary school. You might have called it elementary school. Primary school is your first school. After your first school comes your secondary school. High school. Since thirdary isn’t a word, postsecondary was chosen as […]
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What Does That Mean? LUGC Lingo
July 3rd, 2020
Important Lakehead-Georgian Lingo As a new student at Lakehead-Georgian, you’re going to hear all sorts of lingo you probably haven’t heard before. Sometimes, the people using that lingo forget that for new students, it sounds like another language. But luckily, it’s an easy language to learn. When you hear some of this lingo and you […]
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Is Co-op Important for Students?
June 11th, 2020
Why Co-op Could Be the Most Valuable Part of Your Education If you plan to take electrical engineering or computer science, co-operative education (co-op) could be the most valuable part of your post-secondary education as you move on to your career. Co-op is your opportunity to gain real-world work experience in your industry. If your […]
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How to Budget for Your Postsecondary Education
May 28th, 2020
Here’s How to Plan Your Budget So, your plan is to go on to some sort of postsecondary education after finishing high school. Good plan. You’ll have fun. You’ll learn. You’ll make lifelong friendships. Do you have your money figured out? Start early! Like just about everything, the earlier you start to plan for your […]
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The Best Way to Pay Back Your Student Loan
May 14th, 2020
The Best Way to Pay Back Your Student Loan. Get It Over With Quick (Relatively), Pay Less Interest, Never Look Back! Student loans are a fact of life for many. Most students, or their families, call on some form of financial assistance when college or university time rolls around. It’s no secret that even with […]
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10 Ways To Get Ready For Your Postsecondary Studies
April 15th, 2020
10 Ways to Prepare For Postsecondary Studies at Lakehead-Georgian Entering your first year of postsecondary studies is exciting. It’s also going to involve a lot of change, between new living arrangements, new friends, and an accelerated study schedule. Spending time to get ready this summer can help make these changes easy to adjust to. Here […]