Tackling Corona. Who’s doing what?

Millions of people across the world have put aside priorities to just focus on one:  COVID-19.  They all have an important role to play, from different professional angles. Who is managing the Corona virus? Let’s take a look at the jobs and majors that are most ‘affected’.  Get a feel for how people have an […]

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Study from home. How to turn it into a benefit?

A guide for students Taken by surprise This is going so fast. More and more schools are closing. You hardly got time to adjust. Many students initially felt a relief. But after a couple of days came that nagging feeling that finding a new normal, and adjusting to school online might take a while. Not […]

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Jobs without degrees – the new normal.

College as we know it is about to disappear. At FindMino, we conducted a survey with teens and young adults across North America and learned that nearly 75% of those contacted confirmed they would prefer to go to college.[1] The mindset of most teenagers and young adults is still that college is the natural way […]

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How Has the SAT Changed and Ways to Benefit From It. (Part 2)

The SAT exam is a big deal when it comes to the college application process. The test has changed considerably over time, some might say it’s gotten better others say the opposite. You decide. For now, let’s go into the major changes, how they affect you and ways you can capitalize on them. The History […]

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Has the College Admission Process changed? (Part 1)

Let’s be honest here. Taking any sort of standardized test can be stressful. I can still remember the anxiety I felt before, during and after I took my SATs. I wasn’t one of those “naturally good test-takers” yet I was at the top of my class. It never seemed fair that a big part of […]

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What if a 4-year college isn’t for me?

Let’s be real, college isn’t for everyone. Some people love school, like myself, and some people go because they feel they should (social pressure) or their parents make them. But what if, like for real, college isn’t for you? There are a lot of blogs out there about going to college and the reasons to […]

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What if my job has nothing to do with what I majored in?

While picking the right major is important, if you choose to do something unrelated once you graduate you won’t burst into flames or have your degree taken away. It’s actually more common than you think. The worse that will happen is you might have to work extra hard in order to get on a level […]

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10 Things I Wish I Knew Before College

We have all heard that phrase: hindsight is 20/20. While that is true for most things, it’s especially true when it comes to what we wished we knew before going to college. At least for me it is. While that list is endless in a lot of ways, I think we can safely narrow it […]

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Gap year, how do I know if it’s right for me?

There’s an increasing interest in taking a gap year after high school or college[1].   While still small (about 1.5% of first time college freshmen do it), the number is growing rapidly. At FindMino we would advice you to do it, if you can make it work. It’s a rewarding experience that helps you make better […]

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Career advice, who should I listen to?

Who is the most reliable career consultant when it comes to career choices? Your parents, partner, teacher? We get a lot of solicited and unsolicited advice on what job to choose, what college to go to. Parents, School Counselor, teacher, friends, your aunt: how to go about their advice and suggestions ? For career advice, […]

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