A comprehensive and honest guide to the Canadian
college and university experience, offering down-to-earth advice on everything from choosing your major to surviving residence, from acing exams to partying safely.
For most students, university is a first foray into adulthood and can be a time of great personal growth, but it is also a time of difficult decisions that will impact the rest of their lives.
The Canadian Campus Companion contains essential
information for all prospective students and
â€¢ Choosing a School: How to know what is right
for you. (College or university? Urban or small
â€¢ Residence Life: Tips for surviving residence
without killing your roommate.
â€¢ Costs and Budgeting: The lowdown on the
real cost of getting an undergraduate degree.
â€¢ Beating the Campus Blues: Tips for managing
stress and beating homesickness.
â€¢ Jump Start Your Career: How to showcase
skills acquired during your university career.
Veteran post-secondary education journalist Erin Millar and co-author Ben Coli offer frank advice based on hundreds of interviews with students, professors and other university experts conducted while writing articles for Macleanâ€™s, Chatelaine, Readerâ€™s Digest and The Globe and Mail to help students avoid these pitfalls while maximizing opportunities for fun, learning and career advancement.