Interested in learning more about Canadian colleges and universities? More and more, families are expressing interest in the world of higher education beyond our northern border. In view of escalating costs at domestic institutions, increased competition, advancing levels of selectivity, and the currently strong US dollar, many are considering the value proposition of quality higher education at a lower price point.
Canadian universities offer students a four-year education taught in English, precluding language barriers for students for whom English is their language of choice.
Note that while US colleges and universities employ a holistic admissions process in which applicants are evaluated across a spectrum of criteria in addition to GPA and test scores, Canadian universities typically focus on applicants' numbers and don't bother to evaluate factors such as recommendations and demonstration of interest.
The Maclean's University Guide offers a robust resource as an overview of what programs stand out for undergrads and graduate students alike. Attending "university" in Canada might be an attractive and compelling possibility. Oh, Canada!