To all the grade 12 students that are interested in coming to Queen’s or have already been accepted: The Queen’s Leadership Excellence and Development Conference (QLEAD) Executive Team has compiled a series of blog posts to help get you stoked, and also prepared for university. We have discussed our biggest question marks coming into university, and these posts intend on bringing you the answers to these pressing questions! If you have any questions you'd like tackled, let us know at information@qleadofficial.com!

August 14, 2019

When I was younger, my summer bucket lists always included a lemonade stand. I looked forward to the sign painting and lemon squeezing preparation, anticipating for customers to pass by and the sweet victory of a seventy-five-cent sale. While lemonade stands were alway...

July 8, 2019

This past Friday, July 5, marked the end of the first full week of summer break for high school students in Ontario. Whether you have been lounging on a dock or getting into the swing of your summer job, a sigh of relief for no more homework and tests was shared throug...

August 16, 2018

So you’re interested in business, but chances are that’s not the only thing that you’re interested in. The Queen’s Commerce program does an excellent job of managing that balance between learning the business fundamentals and exploring subjects of personal interest. Th...

August 8, 2018

The secret of change is to focus all of your energy not on fighting the old but on building the new” – Socrates

For most of us, change is a very confusing and unfamiliar time. We stress ourselves out trying to figure out the best way to approach it or prepare for it bu...

November 8, 2017

Over the past year, our QLEAD Executive Team has been busy working on creating the most inspiring and impactful conference possible. We have invited a variety of compelling speakers, created engaging activities, and have selected the strongest pool of delegates. We hav...

September 12, 2017

Transitioning from high school to university will probably be one of the biggest changes of your life. You’re probably changing where you live, who you hang out with, and what you study. That being said, you need to trust that everything that you’ve done has directly o...

September 5, 2017

First year is full of ups and downs and midterms are hardly a highlight of your semester. You do want to try your best and finals specifically can have a big impact on your final grades so doing well is crucial to your success. In the commerce program, you have 5 midte...

August 29, 2017

When it comes to exam season, having the ideal study spot can make a huge difference. Everyone enjoys learning and studying in different environments, and Queen’s offers a plethora of options for every type of student. Sometimes changing up study locations helps with m...

August 15, 2017

One of the unique things about the Commerce program is that in your first year of classes, you will have no say over what courses you are enrolled in. Seeing as commerce is a degree with a number of potential pathways for students to take, the first-year curriculum is...

August 1, 2017

At Queen’s, there is always so much going on around you – from ComSoc execs to AMS committees, your daily class work to spending time with friends, or Varsity athletics to intramurals – you will never have a shortage of things to do. There are going to be so many diffe...

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