Welcome
Earl Haig S.S.
Guidance Department
Post-Secondary
Information Session
Agenda
University
 Admission Requirements
 Admission Requirement Myths
 Application Process
 Out of Province Applications
 American Universities
Financial Aid/Scholarships
Students with IEPs
What Now?
College
Apprenticeship
Work
Questions and Answers
What happens at EH in
preparation for the
university application
process?
September/October
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Grade 12 classroom visits
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Ontario University Fair
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Ontario College Fair
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GTA Ont. Uni/College Fair @ EH (Oct 15)
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University Visits (ongoing)
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Guidance appointments
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Research (E-info/websites)
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Continue to read Guidance News, check FB
page, follow on Twitter
HOW TO READ YOUR CCS…continued
November/December
 Parent Council Uni/College
Info Night
 non-GTA Uni/College Fair
@EH
 PINs assigned
 Application Process can
begin
• Continue to read Guidance News,
check FB page, follow on Twitter
Ontario University Admission
Requirements
Ontario University
Admission Requirements
• OSSD
• 6 Grade 12 U/M courses
• Pre-requisite Courses
• Additional Criteria
Ontario University
Admission Requirements
OSSD (Ontario Secondary School Diploma)
 18 compulsory courses
 12 elective courses
 Successful completion of OSSLT
(Grade 10 Literacy Test)
 40 Hours of Community Involvement
(Not-for-profit organization)
Ontario University
Admission Requirements
Grade 12 U/M courses
 ENG4U – always required
 5 other Grade 12 courses, depending on
the pre-requisites of the
program/university
 Different universities might require
different pre-requisites for the same
program; Students must check
websites/e-info/viewbooks to check
requirements
Ontario University
Admission Requirements
Additional Criteria
 Supplementary forms
 Audition
 Portfolio
Note: Different universities will have different
requirements and due dates for the
same programs; students must check
websites/e-info/viewbook for details
and deadlines.
Admission Requirement Myths
• grade 11 marks
• academic vs. applied courses (in
grades 9 and 10)
• university/mixed/college/open
courses (in grades 11 and 12)
• early acceptance
Language Requirements
• must write English proficiency test if in a
non-English-instructional high-school for less
than 4 full years (but should check each
university website)
• every institution has its own due dates and
scores
• write early so you can re-write if necessary
• TOEFL iBT (www.ets.org/toefl/bulletinreg)
UNIVERSITY
APPLICATION PROCESS
The Application Process
The Ontario Universities’
Application Centre
(OUAC)
The Application Process
OUAC is the clearing house for
all Ontario university
applications
The Application Process
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Fee: $140 for 3 universities or
programs
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Each additional choice: $47
(no limit to number of choices)
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Example: 2 programs at any
one university = 2 choices
The Application Process
 Limit of 3 choices at any one
university including affiliated
colleges
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OUAC provides grades to Quebec
Universities, Dalhousie, King’s
College, U.B.C, and Victoria
University but it is not the clearing
house for applications to those
universities
Electronic-INFO
E-INFO is the guide to all Ontario
universities for secondary school
students and guidance counsellors
www.electronicinfo.ca
E-INFO
 Degree Locator
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Admission Guidelines
- 2013-2014 Admission averages
- Prerequisites
- Notes re: admission, repeating courses
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Additional admission criteria
Campus visits
Residence information
Scholarships and awards
Programs requiring prior university studies
Liaison numbers, websites, e-mail addresses
Timelines
Timelines
November 5th
• First electronic transmission date to OUAC
• Application for each applicant is created:
Demographics
Completed Gr.11 courses with final grades
Completed Gr.12 courses with final grades
(e.g. summer school)
Current courses
Successful completion of the Gr.10 Literacy Test
Completion of Community Involvement hours
•PIN
for each applicant is created and sent to the school
Timelines
Application Deadline:
January 14th, 2015
Recommended time for applications:
Mid-December
Timelines
February 3th
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Recommended last date to submit
changes
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Changes processed continuously –
each university has a deadline after
which no changes/applications will
be accepted
Timelines
April 21st
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Third electronic transmission to OUAC
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Mid-term marks for all grade 11 and 12
courses
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Additional information on the transcript
since the Nov. 5th transmission
(e.g. completion of community involvement,
final grades for completed private school
courses)
Timelines
July 7th
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Next electronic transmission to OUAC
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Final grades
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Additional information on the transcript
since the Apr. 21st transmission
(e.g. completion of community involvement,
successful completion of Literacy Test, receipt
of OSSD, final grades for private school courses)
Offers of Admission
Three Possible Admission Times
1. End of January/Beginning of February
2. End of March/Beginning of April
3. Beginning/Mid May
Offers of Admission
May 28th
Last date for offers
June 1st
Earliest date by which Ontario
Universities may require a response
Conditional Offers
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Student must maintain a certain
average as specified in the offer
and/or certain grade in prerequisite
courses
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July 8th transmission – if student
has not met all the requirements
(conditions, diploma) offer will be
rescinded.
Out-of Province Applications
Canadian
• Applications online
- deadlines are student’s responsibility
• English language Quebec universities (McGill,
Concordia, Bishop’s), Dalhousie, University of
King’s College, U.B.C., Victoria
- apply after submitting applications to
OUAC
- OUAC reference number required
• All other Canadian Universities/Colleges
- student must inform Guidance
department
Out-of Province Applications
American
• Over 4000 universities
- research/deadlines are student’s
responsibility
• Ideally, begin research in Gr.11
• All items, including school report, mid-term
report, resume or information form, etc. are
required 4 weeks prior to deadline
• give guidance counsellors enough notice to put
together application package
Scholarships
Scholarships
General Information
•See your counsellors
 Guidance Bulletin
 Scholarship pamphlets
 Websites
• www.canlearn.ca
• www.Studentawards.com
• www.ScholarshipsCanada.com
Scholarships
Post-Secondary
• Application required/not required
• Nomination required
• University/college websites
• www.electronicinfo.ca
Major scholarships
• Combination of leadership experience;
extra-curricular and community
involvement; strong academic profile
Scholarships
Other
• Corporations – children of employees
• Heritage
• Subject-specific/national
E.g. TD Canada Trust Scholarships for
Community Leadership; Toyota Earth
Day Scholarships; Canadian
Hospitality Foundation Scholarships;
Loran Award
Financial Aid
• Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP)
www.osap.gov.on.ca
Ontario’s Student Access Guarantee;
apply mid-April
60-40
• Financial Aid offered by Universities and Colleges
• Bank Loans and Lines of Credit
• Part-time work - Ontario Work-Study Plan
• Summer Employment
• The Bank of Mom and Dad
Students with IEPs
Must self-identify at college/university
during registration process
Current Psycho-education assessment will be
required in order to be considered for
accommodations (within last 3 years)
IEPs are only for EH
Each university/college will have its own
learning centre
What Now??
Pre-Application Process
1. Research:
 E-info, websites, liaison officers,
viewbooks
 open houses/school visits
 guidance appointments
 Credit counselling summary
POST-SECONDARY WEBLINKS
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e-INFO MAGAZINE:
www.electronicinfo.ca
UNIVERSITY APPLICATION:
www.ouac.on.ca
COLLEGE APPLICATION www.ontariocolleges.ca
SCHOLARSHIP INFO:
www.studentawards.com
www.scholarshipscanada.com
OSAP INFO:
http://osap.gov.on.ca
VARIOUS COLLEGE OPTIONS:
http://www.ontariocolleges.ca/portal/page/portal/ONTC
OL/Plan/ProgramTypes
• TOEFL:
• www.ets.org/toefl/
Pre-Application Process
2. How do I make a decision?
 Program vs. School
 Be realistic/Be true to yourself
 3 choices: 1) Ideal-best case scenario
2) Plan B-another option you
can live with
3) Sure Thing-worst case
scenario
Pre-Application Process
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Last Minute Details:
Check credit counselling summary
Graduation requirements
Community involvement hours
OSSLT
Specific program requirements
(academic and non-academic)
OTHER
POST-SECONDARY
PATHWAYS??
College Pathway
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Ontariocolleges.ca
Can apply anytime; don’t need a pin
Entire transcript, not just grade 11 and 12
Combination of degree, diploma and
certificate programs
• Many joint programs with universities
• Many applied degrees
• Hands on learning
Workplace Pathway
• Coop
• Volunteer
• Gap year
• Job binder – Student Services
Workplace Pathway Cont’d
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Ontario Job Bank:
http://www.jobbank.gc.ca/
Ontario Skills Passport:
http://skills.edu.gov.on.ca/OSPWeb/jsp/en/log
in.jsp
Employment Ontario:
http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/tcu/employme
ntontario/eoes.html
Career Finder:
http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/tcu/employme
ntontario/backtoschool/careerfinder.html
Apprenticeship
Pathway
In High School
• through Co-op/OYAP
150,000
trades retiring
OYAP
• Ontario Youth Apprenticeship
programs
http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/tcu/appre
ntices/oyap.html
Questions??
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