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University.jpgGet Yourself Ready for University

The high school student's self-help handbook is available to sign out from the library and the counselling office. Check it out to see what you need to do to attend a Canadian university.
 

Post-Secondary Support at Lunch

‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚ÄčEvery Tuesday, there will be post-secondary support at lunch (11:30 am - 12:20 pm) in the Career Centre. Support includes sending transcripts, navigating post-secondary websites, applying to universities/colleges, etc.‚Äč  If you need this type of help, please attend one of these sessions instead of booking individual appointments with counsellors. Parents are welcome to attend.

Post-Secondary Financial Aid and Entrance Scholarships

‚Äč‚ÄčPlease check on your university/college of choice website and look for 'financial aid' and/or 'scholarships'.  This is an amazing opportunity to apply for funding, but they quite often close in the fall.  Every institution is different so you need to check carefully so you don't miss this opportunity.

Are You Ready for Post-Secondary School?

Click on the link below for planning information:
 

Interim Transcripts and online Post-Secondary Institution Selections

If you are in need of an interim transcript to start your University/College application process, please go to the Ministry of Education's transcripts and certificates website at www.studenttranscripts.gov.bc.ca. Please note that you must register for a BC Government account and then follow the prompts and register for the Student Transcript Service. You will then be able to make post-secondary institution selections, view your transcript and assessment results, and send transcripts immediately to post-secondary institutions and other third parties. You will need to know your PEN (personal education number), to complete this process.  Interim and Final Transcripts are available to current Mount Baker students free of charge. (up to 25 to be sent to Post-Secondary Institutions and 1 printed final transcript - mailed to the student's address in the fall after graduation).  These MUST be ordered by the student, the Ministry will not send out transcripts if they have not been ordered.

Information on sending transcripts to Post Secondary Institutions:  Student Transcript Service - Information for PSI Selection.pdf+

 

Ordering Transc‚Äč‚Äčripts

‚ÄčIf you already graduated, please click HERE to go to the Former Student information page.

2023/2024 SAT Dates:

‚ÄčOctober 7, 2023  (register by September 22, 2023)
December 2, 2023  (register by November 17, 2023)
March 9, 2024  (register by February 23, 2024)

Talk to your counsellor if you need more information about the SAT exam.

‚Äč‚ÄčSpecific College and University Information

‚ÄčTo Apply for Most BC Post Secondary Institutions - Education Planner BC: Apply.Educationplannerbc.ca

BC Post Secondary School Info:  BC Post Secondary Events

Youtube link on how to use the virtual tours platform for BC Post Secondary schools:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t7-Ath_mH2E

Alberta Post Secondary Institutions:  Educational Liaison Association of Alberta‚Äč

‚ÄčTo apply to Alberta Post-Secondary Institutions - ApplyAlberta.ca

To apply to Ontario Post-Secondary Institutions - Ouac.on.ca

Approved High School Courses:

*Many Universities want you to have 5 or 6 "approved high school courses" (we have used UVIC as an example but this list may vary based on different Universities and provinces).
"academic 12"  https://www.uvic.ca/undergraduate/admissions/how-to-apply/approved-high-school-courses/bc-yukon/index.php#ipn-academic-12

‚ÄčOpen Houses/Webinars/Visits:


College of the Rockies (COTR)
Showcase Open House
‚ÄčSaturday, November 4
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Visit:  https://cotr.bc.ca/about-us/open-house/‚Äč
Enter to win a $1,000 tuition voucher!
‚ÄčUniversity of Calgary Visit
‚ÄčTuesday, November 7th
12:30 - 3:00 pm
Career Centre - Drop-in

University Ad‚Äčmission Links:

‚ÄčBCIT
‚Äčhttps://www.bcit.ca/admission/
‚ÄčBCIT (new Zoom opportunities to find out more about programs)
‚Äčhttps://www.bcit.ca/about/visit/big-info/?utm_source=bcit&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=big_info&mc_cid=21e4fcb09f&mc_eid=f667d128a4
‚ÄčCollege of the Rockies
‚Äčhttps://cotr.bc.ca/student-services/registrar/registration-and-admissions/
‚ÄčFor information on trades programs contact: Tristan.taylor@sd5.bc.ca 
‚ÄčMacEwan University Edmonton Alberta
‚Äčhttps://www.macewan.ca/apply-enrol/‚Äč
Email:  recruiters@macewan.ca
‚ÄčRural Premed Program (Castlegar)
‚Äčhttps://selkirk.ca/program/rural-pre-medicine
‚ÄčSAIThttps://www.sait.ca/admissions‚Äčhttps://www.sait.ca/admissions
‚ÄčThompson Rivers University https://www.tru.ca/future/contact‚Äč
‚ÄčUniversity of Alberta‚Äč
https://www.ualberta.ca/admissions-programs/index.html‚Äč
‚ÄčUniversity of Alberta (for different contacts in different areas)
‚Äčhttps://www.ualberta.ca/admissions/undergraduate/resources/counsellors-and-teachers/faculty-contact-info.html?
‚ÄčUniversity of BC (Vancouver Campus)
‚Äčhttps://you.ubc.ca/applying-ubc/requirements/canadian-high-schools/#british-columbia
‚ÄčUniversity of Calgary
‚Äčhttps://www.ucalgary.ca/future-students/undergraduate/requirements
‚ÄčUniversity of Lethbridge
‚Äčhttps://www.uleth.ca/admissions
‚ÄčUniversity of Victoria
‚Äčhttps://www.uvic.ca/admissions/uvic-admissions/index.php

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**Google the university of choice and the word admissions ‚Äď each College / University has an academic advisor and recruiters that are full of information**