10 Tips Before Applying


1. Attend a webinar or in-person information session.

2. Choose the program option to which you want to apply.

3. Download a self-assessment worksheet(s) and review the academic and experience requirements.

4. Meet with an advisor or contact via email with questions.

5. Tell us your full academic history.

6. Prepare for language tests, if needed.

7. Prospective elementary & middle years students: select a 1st, 2nd & 3rd cohort choice.

8. Consider who to ask for reference letters.

9. Ensure you have the minimum 75 hours of practical experience working with groups of youth.

10. Take time to carefully consider your answers to the essay questions in the Personal Profile — spell check, proofread, and try to incorporate volunteer/work experience examples into it.

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