Key Resources

Use the following resources to help make a positive impression in your application.

 

Talk to People

  • Professors/Teachers - especially ones whose area of study is also your area of interest.

  • People who work in the area you are interested in. For example, before you decide to apply to a pharmacy program, talk to a few pharmacists to get an understanding about what their job entails.

 

Using Book Smarts to Identify Programs

Directory of Canadian Universities, published by the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada.

Admission to Faculties of Education in Canada, published by Canadian Education Association, Toronto, Ontario.

 

Funding Your Education

The Grants Register, published by St. Martin’s Press, New York. Identifies scholarships for graduate education and is found in most career libraries.

Concordia University: The School of Graduate Studies Graduate Awards Directory. Identifies scholarships for all Canadian universities for graduate studies.

Winning Scholarships, by Michael Howell, published by University of Toronto Press, Toronto. Identifies scholarships for undergraduate education.

 

On Personal Statements

How to Write a Winning Personal Statement for Graduate and Professional School, by Richard J. Stelzer, published by  Peterson’s Guides, Inc., Princeton, New Jersey.

Graduate Admissions Essays - What Works, What Doesn’t, and Why, by Donald Asher, published by 10 Speed Press, Berkeley, California.

 

Books on Careers In...

Canadian Writer’s Guide, published by Fitzhenry & Whiteside, Markham, Ontario.

Careers for Writers & Others Who Have a Way with Words, by Robert Bly, published by McGraw-Hill Professional, Whitby, Ontario.

Careers in Architecture, by Blythe Camenson, published by McGraw-Hill Professional, Whitby, Ontario.

Careers in Business, by Lila Stair, published by McGraw-Hill Professional, Whitby, Ontario.

Careers in Engineering, by Geraldine Garner, published by McGraw-Hill Professional, Whitby, Ontario.

Careers in Journalism, by Jan Goldberg, published by McGraw-Hill Professional, Whitby, Ontario.

Careers in Law, by Gary Munneke, published by McGraw-Hill Professional, Whitby, Ontario.

Careers in Medicine, by Terence Sacks, published by McGraw-Hill Professional, Whitby, Ontario.

Careers in Nursing, by Terence Sacks, published by McGraw-Hill Professional, Whitby, Ontario.
 
Careers in Social and Rehabilitation Services, by Geraldine Garner, published by McGraw-Hill Professional, Whitby, Ontario.

Opportunities in Journalism Careers, by Donald Ferguson, published by McGraw-Hill Professional, Whitby, Ontario.

Opportunities in Occupational Therapy Careers, by Zona Weeks, published by McGraw-Hill Professional, Whitby, Ontario.

Opportunities in Pharmacy Careers, by Fred Gable, published by McGraw-Hill Professional, Whitby, Ontario.

Opportunities in Physical Therapy Careers, by Bernice Krumhans, published by McGraw-Hill Professional, Whitby, Ontario.

Opportunities in Social Work Careers, by Renee Wittenberg, published by McGraw-Hill Professional, Whitby, Ontario.

Opportunities in Veterinary Medicine Careers, by Robert Swope, published by McGraw-Hill Professional, Whitby, Ontario.

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