Author: Christiaan

This is the space where you can come and decide your future with no pressure(s). I like funny things, like watching people get scared. Hilarious.

Posted by Christiaan on November 26, 2013

Once you’ve decided graduate school is right for you, the next task is deciding which school and program will meet your needs. What program should I choose? How do I know it’s the right program? W ...
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Posted by Christiaan on November 21, 2013

As a mature student at York University, I was curious to know what the university was doing for mature (and part-time) students. I was informed about the Atkinson Centre for Mature and Part-Time Stude ...
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Posted by Christiaan on November 12, 2013

Graduate application deadlines are approaching and there is one key thing you still need to hack out: your research proposal or question – the most important aspect of your application. In reviewing ...
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Posted by Christiaan on November 7, 2013

As nearly every student moves from paper to iPad or laptop, note-taking and research are becoming increasingly important to file, store, and manage. Yeah, I bet after looking at that your brain hurts. ...
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Posted by Christiaan on November 5, 2013

In my last post, I talked about the connection between blogging and grad school, and why you should start blogging to help with your application package, and ultimately secure a spot in the grad progr ...
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Posted by Christiaan on October 31, 2013

After completing my first undergrad, I pursued a postgrad certificate in public relations, which lead me to dabble and think about a career in social media and online communications. Within the realm ...
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Posted by Christiaan on October 28, 2013

In an earlier post, I mentioned that practical work experience can be an advantage (for mature students) over first-time, fresh-out-of-high school undergraduate students. Here are some ways that, as a ...
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Posted by Christiaan on October 28, 2013

Yes. The answer is yes. Just take a look at the Atkinson Centre for Mature and Part-Time Students, better known as ACMAPS. Read the mandate: “The establishment of ACMAPS confirms York University’s ...
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Posted by Christiaan on October 24, 2013

Ladies and gentlemen, DO NOT FORGET to upload Supporting Documents to MyFile. If you’re ever wondering why it’s taking so long to hear from York University about a potential offer of admission, CH ...
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