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!

Electives: How Do They Work and What Courses are Offered?

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. The bigger questions here is how does it all work? Let’s walk you through a quick timeline of your commerce experience to explain! First Year: This is your introduction to Queen’s, Commerce, and university in general. Instead of struggling with the decision of which courses to take, your first year is all about making friends, and learning the business fundamentals. Your courses are pre-selected for you, and are compulsory for al

Level Up: How to Win at Transitioning to University

“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 but sometimes we just have to let play out and see what is in store for us. For example, moving from tricycle to a bike with training wheels to then a real big kid bike was probably a scary experience, at least for me. Although it took me longer than the average person to transition to a regular bike, I have some battle scars to brag about, some great stories out of the experience and am able to now ride without help. Transiting

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