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Aaron Sawatsky

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IB or AP: Which One Is a Smarter Choice?

Posted by Aaron Sawatsky on Jun 5, 2017 4:00:28 AM

While the International Baccalaureate (IB) and the Advanced Placement (AP) programs both provide high school students with premier education and unique opportunities, these programs are not entirely the same. If you’re researching AP and IB schools in Mississauga, then you may be curious as to what the difference is; and to know which one would be the best choice for your child. Depending on you and your children’s goals for education, you can create a formulate a focused and well-planned path to success.

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Topics: IB Schools

Why Private Schools Perform Better

Posted by Aaron Sawatsky on May 31, 2017 10:05:25 AM

When comparing private school vs public school for your children’s education, one must take into account a wide variety of factors. What will increase my child’s likelihood of achieving academic success, and is private school the best path to take? Continue reading to identify a few key factors that set private schools apart from public schools, and make them the ideal choice for families and children looking to succeed in the future.

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Topics: Private Schools

Is private education worth it?

Posted by Aaron Sawatsky on May 15, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Deciding on the right kind of education for your child is a daunting task. A large majority of parents feel like private education is the perfect choice for their kids, but aren’t sure if the investment is worth it. Budgeting for the best private schools can be difficult, but can provide a host of benefits if planned correctly.

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Topics: Private Schools

5 Advantages of Attending an IB School

Posted by Aaron Sawatsky on Apr 20, 2017 3:22:46 AM

When choosing the right school for your child’s learning path, you should strongly consider an IB school in Brampton. There are many benefits to choosing an IB school, check out our list below, so you can ensure you make the right choice for your family.

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Topics: IB Schools

To IB or not to IB: Why study at an IB school?

Posted by Aaron Sawatsky on Apr 3, 2017 7:21:42 AM

If you’re in Toronto and need to assist your child with deciding on what path of education to follow, you might investigate international baccalaureate schools. If you’ve never thought of an IB school or program of learning, you may simply need to know more about this programme so you can determine if it’s the right choice for you. Since so much of your future depends on your education, or your child’s education, note a few factors about the international baccalaureate curriculum so you can decide if this is the right choice for your family.

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Topics: IB Schools

Is International Baccalaureate Diploma a Strong Predictor of Success in Higher Education?

Posted by Aaron Sawatsky on Mar 18, 2017 7:19:00 AM

When assisting your child to decide on the best schooling, you may want to consider an international baccalaureate diploma, or IB diploma. This type of program includes many aspects of learning that aren’t always covered in standard school coursework, can mean more success for any student later in life.

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Topics: IB Course

Early Ontario University Acceptances at St. Jude's Academy- Class of 2017

Posted by Aaron Sawatsky on Feb 16, 2017 7:56:48 AM

In June 2017, St. Jude's Academy, one of the best schools in Mississauga, will have its first ever graduating grade 12 class. To date, numerous students have already earned early offers of admission in both Science and Business programs at Waterloo, Queens and York University! With the high standards that St. Jude's Academy sustains for its scholars, we expect that our students will continue to receive acceptances to their top post-secondary programs of choice during the next several months.

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Topics: private schools in Mississauga

Is Private School in Brampton Worth the Money?

Posted by Aaron Sawatsky on Feb 6, 2017 11:36:00 AM

Private Schools in Brampton and Beyond - The Realities of Financing

Statistics Canada famously reported that the gross annual income of families that send their children to private education tends to be 25% higher than those who send their children to public school. Financing a private school education is not easy. With the cost of private school in mind, some parents may be wondering if the cost of the best private school in Brampton is worth the schooling that their children are getting.

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Topics: Private schools in Brampton

Is Private School in Mississauga Right for You and Your Child?

Posted by Aaron Sawatsky on Jan 18, 2017 9:18:00 AM

Parents who are passionate about education are often eager to begin a search for the best private schools for their children. However, before applying to a private school, here are some things to consider:

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Topics: private schools in Mississauga

Private vs. Public School - Which One is a Better Choice For Your Child?

Posted by Aaron Sawatsky on Jan 13, 2017 6:29:16 AM

Parents can breathe a sigh of relief; there is truthfully no "better" or "worse" decision between acquiring education at a private or a public institute. Every school and family are different, and parents can choose to send their children to either a system of education for a variety of reasons. Some children simply thrive better in a more specialized environment, while others need more space to grow in order to pick a direction in life. Here is a brief list of the pros and cons of each mode of education in the Mississauga area, in order to help your family thoroughly decide which is the best fit for your child.

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Topics: private schools in Mississauga, Private schools in Brampton, Private Schools

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