ReMBC Presents:

So you want to apply to post-secondary?

Event for students applying to post-secondary:

  • Date/time: Sunday Nov 13th, 10am - noon (Vancouver time)

  • Location: online (Gather)

  • Cost: Free!

  • Register here

  • Description: Learn what the application process is really like from current college and university students.

    • Panel discussions with current post-secondary students

    • Admissions representatives from BC schools

    • Prizes, games and more

Details

Meet with representatives from schools and professional development programs across BC, including:

  • Coast Mountain College

  • College of the Rockies

  • Northern Lights College

  • UBC (Vancouver and Okanagan)

  • Selkirk College 

  • Health Professions Summer Program

  • Rural eMentoring BC

  • Kootenay Association for Science and Technology (KAST)

Schedule:

  • 9:30-10am - check in and get familiar with our online venue, Gather Town

  • 10-noon - Exhibitors: Drop-in and meet with admissions representatives from schools and professional development programs across BC

  • 10-noon - Meet a post-secondary student: chat one-on-one with a real-life post-secondary student about their experiences in school, and with the application process. Get personalized advice and support!

 

Panel Discussions Schedule:

  • 10-10:25am - The Application Process: This session is all about applying to schools. It will be organized into three parts:

    • Part 1: Deciding where to apply: what factors to consider, and how many schools you should apply to.

    • Part 2: Putting together a good application: how to stand out and what to do if you're lacking in an area

    • Part 3: Staying organized and taking care of yourself during the application process. 

  • 10:40-11:05 - Paying for School: This panel will help you learn how affordable a post-secondary education can be! Panelists will answer questions about the different strategies they've used to pay for school, including: student loans, scholarships and awards, part-time work, and how to $ave money.

  • 11:20-11:45 - Post-Secondary Life: Panelists will answer questions about what post-secondary is really like. Topics will include: what classes are like, "adulting" and living on your own, moving away from home, living in residence, time management and self-care, finding friends and fun things to do, and living in residence - and what you can do NOW to prepare for all these changes!

Future Events

Past Events

Coming Spring 2023:

Healthcare Career Extravaganza 

Free event for rural youth interested in healthcare careers