University PLAN: QUESTIONS TO ASKΤο Σάββατο 31 Οκτωβρίου, οι μαθητές της 11ης και 12ης τάξης θα συμμετάσχουν στο πρόγραμμα προσανατολισμού για τα πανεπιστήμια του Οντάριο.Εκπρόσωπoι πανεπιστημίων της επαρχίας- εκ των οποίων πολλοί Ελληνες του Καναδά- θα βρίσκονται στην Ελληνική Κοινότητα για να παρουσιάσουν στους μαθητές μας όλα όσα πρέπει να γνωρίζουν αναζητώντας το πρόγραμμα σπουδών και το πανεπιστήμιο που τους ταιριάζει.Ακολουθούν κάποια ερωτήματα που θα σας βοηθήσουν να προετοιμαστείτε για αυτή τη συνάντηση.
Here are some questions that will get you thinking about university and all of the things you should know before you make your decision. Take some time to sit down with your friends or family to review these questions in order to make the most of your visit on Saturday.
Ask yourself the following questions before you come to the Fair:
What programs or courses interest me?
Which subject(s) am I good at?
How many years do I plan to be in university?
How will I pay for university?
How early should I start saving for university?
Is living at home a possibility/preference?
Can I afford to live away from home?
Do I want to live away from home?
Do I want to attend a small, medium or large university?
Is the look and feel of the campus I choose important to me?
Your visit on Saturday will give you a chance to speak to Greek-Canadian university representatives/professors in Ontario. The following questions will help you find out more about the universities that interest you.
What courses are required in order to be admitted into the programs that interest me?
Are there additional requirements for admission to the program I am interested in?
Can I go right into education/teaching, law school, optometry, pharmacy, medicine or any other professional program directly from high school?
Do you accept courses that have been taken through night school, summer school and correspondence?
What is an undergraduate degree?
Does your university have the program that interests me?
What is the difference between a professional program and a master's degree?
Where can I get more information about a particular program?
Can I look at your calendar or visit your website for more information?
What are the costs involved in attending your university for one year?
Do you award scholarships automatically or do I need to apply?
What are the criteria for your scholarships and when are the amounts determined?
How do I apply for residence?
Is residence guaranteed?
What varsity sports are available?
Can I still play sports if I'm not on a varsity team?
Are there campus support services offered especially for new students?
What are the first-year class sizes like at your university?
Do class sizes vary according to the program I choose?
Will there be special events throughout the year that will be geared towards the younger students who will be admitted in 2009?
When are your campus tours available?
Are you offering any special open houses during the fall?
What can I expect from the information sessions?
Do I have to be in my last year of high school if I plan to attend the information sessions or to take a campus tour?