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Skills You Need to Survive Postsecondary
April 6th, 2021
Earning your college diploma and university degree is nothing like earning your high school diploma. Heading to postsecondary education can make you anxious, happy, uncertain, or full of doubt. To overcome these feelings, you need to master and refine a set of skills you didn’t use, or barely used, in high school. Everyone can use […]
What I Wish I Knew in First Year
March 29th, 2021
You can learn a lot by talking to someone who has done something before you. Samantha Mitchell is an Environmental Sustainability Major, entering her second year in the program. We asked about the wisdom she wishes she had before arriving at Lakehead-Georgian for her first year. Her insights can help you prepare for your first […]
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Applying to postsecondary during a pandemic
March 23rd, 2021
So, you’re applying to the Lakehead-Georgian Partnership in the middle of a pandemic. Starting postsecondary education can be stressful enough. All new students wonder what to expect from an exciting, yet unfamiliar experience. Add all the unknowns of setting off on an adventure in unprecedented times and you may justifiably have questions. If you’re wondering […]
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Faculty Spotlight: Sean Madorin
March 15th, 2021
We’re launching a fun new series on the blog, today. Our Faculty Spotlight series is designed to introduce you to the faces of the Lakehead-Georgian Partnership – a small, diverse and interesting collection of instructors – and tell you more about their personal and professional interests. As you begin to explore your postsecondary education and […]
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First Gen Postsecondary Student? Here’s What to Expect
March 9th, 2021
So You’re a First Generation Postsecondary Student? Way to Go! You’re Going to Do Great. Attending college or university to earn a diploma and/or degree is a big deal, especially if you’re the first person in your family to do it. Way to go! Nervous? That’s alright. Everybody gets nervous as the first day of […]
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Where Can I Live While I Study
March 2nd, 2021
Residence or Off-Campus?  For a lot of students, moving away from home to attend college or university is the first experience that involves a home away from home. It’s the first time living with someone outside your immediate family. The first time you really get to have a say in where/how you live.   And as […]