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Earning extra credit: Internships and Co-ops

Rate this article and enter to winAccording to Statistics Canada, nearly 450,000 Canadians earned a post-secondary degree in 2009-2010. How, then, do you set yourself apart from other students and graduates when looking for...
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Fight the urge to splurge: 7 ways to avoid monster spending

Rate this article and enter to winIn December, many events and celebrations take place, and this can make spending seem attractive, even necessary. Plus, for some, shopping is a way to escape the grind...
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RUN with your PASSION: How exercise can make a difference

Rate this article and enter to winHave you ever participated in a physical activity that raised money or awareness for a cause you care about? In a recent Student Health 101 survey, more than...
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Crack the job listing code

Rate this article and enter to winLots of students focus on perfecting a cover letter and résumé, and acing an interview. But did you know there’s an art to the job search itself? There...
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How to pay for school when you can’t

-Rate this article and enter to winPaying for postsecondary sure can induce a sense-of-humor failure. But at Student Health 101 we had to find an upside, so here it is: The cost of higher...
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Get going! What to expect when travelling abroad

Rate this article and enter to winOne of the best opportunities while in university is the option to study abroad. Programs are available all over the world, and range from a few weeks to...
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Motivation validation: Who and what are you here for?

Rate this article and enter to winWhy are you in school, anyway? Why we’re doing <whatever thing> is a question to ask yourself at certain points in life. If your choices don’t seem to...
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The job prob: An expert edits your résumé

Rate this article and enter to winEXPERT: Paul Goodrick, Career Advisor, The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education, Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario Jana McDonald, Career Advisor, University of Guelph, OntarioMany of us have stared at...
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Thrifty Threads: How students dress well and spend less

Rate this article and enter to winHaving a hard time dressing without stressing about debt? Four inspired undergrads demo how it’s done.Natalie ChapmanSecond-year undergraduate majoring in Biochemistry and Commerceat Mount Allison University in Sackville, New...
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Take charge of your credit: What it means and how to make it stronger

Rate this article and enter to winAs a student, you’ll find that now is a great time to think about building a credit history. Whether you have good credit, are looking for ways to...