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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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Are IB Graduates More Successful In Life?

Posted by Ms. Nelson on Mar 10, 2017 7:43:25 AM

When looking for the most fitting school for your child, you will find that IB schools in Mississauga offer a comprehensive course of learning that is meant to expose a child to a globalized learning, with an exposure to a worldwide culture and a programme of ethics, as well as standard book learning. This type of curriculum is a bit different than most schools you will find in Canada and elsewhere, but the IB course of learning offers many advantages for students. If you’re considering an International Baccalaureate school in Canada but aren’t sure if it’s the right choice for your child, note a few factors to consider as to why this programme may be the most beneficial for any student.

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4 Reasons To Send Your Child To this Private School Near Brampton

Posted by Ms. Nelson on Feb 27, 2017 11:58:00 AM

Brampton, Ontario has the youngest population overall in the Greater Toronto Area. Therefore, it is no surprise that the city is known for its fantastic educational institutions. If you happen to be looking at different Brampton schools and are thinking about sending your child to a privatized education, here is a profile of St. Jude's Academy, a school in the Brampton area that has a distinctive curriculum.  

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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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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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Perks of Attending a Mississauga Private High School

Posted by Ms. Nelson on Jan 30, 2017 12:11:00 AM

Thinking about putting your child into a private high school near you? As you consider different institutions, here are some perks of private education to consider.

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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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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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How to Apply to a Private School in Mississauga

Posted by Ms. Nelson on Jan 6, 2017 10:19:00 AM

Before Applying

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Things to Know About Admissions to Private Schools in Brampton

Posted by Aaron Sawatsky on Dec 20, 2016 9:54:00 AM

Though the admissions process for private education in Canada varies from school to school, some common factors and trends have emerged across the country. Here are some things to keep in mind as you apply to private schools in Brampton area, to give your child a heads-up on the application process.

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