High-Proficiency Studying: Advice from Top Students

Come to this seminar at the 9th CPAC Education Day on Oct. 29, 2016!

This seminar will provide information on studying smart, including the idea of establishing balance between work, school, and personal life and tips on cutting out distractions to minimize procrastination. Two top students, Monica Xu, one of the Ontario Top Scholars 2016, Michael Xie, 2015 CPAC Scholarship winner will draw from their personal experiences in their studies to provide advice on these topics.

Monica Xu is a recent graduate from the Bayview Secondary School International Baccalaureate Program.  She is now a first year student at the University of Waterloo for the Double Degree Program in Computer Science and Business Administration.



Michael Xie completed his undergraduate studies at McMaster University in the Bachelor of Health Sciences Program. He is currently a first year medical student at the Michael G. DeGroote School of medicine at McMaster University. As a recipient of the 2015 CPAC TDIMM scholarship, Michael has a strong interest in education and academia. During his studies, he was a teaching assistant for the undergraduate Education Program in Anatomy and Physiology at McMaster. He has also worked in the field of translational research investigating and developing blood and cancer treatments.

About the 9th CPAC Education Day

When: 1:30 pm – 5:30 pm, Saturday, October 29, 2016

Where: 100 Princess Avenue, North York, ON M2N 3R7

Cost: Free when pre-register online; $5 at door

Register at: http://cpac2016eday.eventbrite.com

CPAC Education Day helps immigrant families understand the Canadian education system and prepare their children for their academic and career future. The event provides parents with information that can help their children with making informed decisions on their educational future through expert advice of those in the field. This free event is open to all immigrants, including parents and students.

The 9th CPAC Education Day Features:

1.     Keynote presentation: Student Success in Today’s Colleges and Universities

Keynote speaker: Dr. Kim Fedderson, the Principal of Lakehead University (Orillia)

 2.     Four breakout session seminars:

1)     High-Proficiency Studying: Advice from Top Students

2)     Interest based Education and Career Planning

3)     Choosing Schools and Programs

4)     Applying to Medical School

3.     Education Fair: CPAC Education Day is a conference and exhibition where many colleges, universities and education-related service providers will be present, offering ample opportunities for participants to learn everything they want to know about Canadian education.

Education Day 2016 is open to the public. Pre-register at http://cpac2016eday.eventbrite.com  for free entry ($5 entry fee for walk-ins at the door). Light refreshments provided.

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