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A nature walk led by Professor Stuart Schoenfeld

Here are some comments made by students who participated in JumpStart last year

  • JumpStart taught me a lot about Glendon.
  • I learned useful information and valuable tips about first year and specifically for incoming students.
  • I learned a lot about the campus, met many friends, enjoyed the courses.
  • The workshops were insightful and informative.
  • It provided me with more information about the school environment.
  • The workshops were very informative and I got to know the school grounds better.
  • It taught me about many of the skills I will need to accomplish my goals in university. I did not have to learn the hard way. I could access many offices and programs to help me in university.
  • It helped quite a lot to get information.
  • Very good advice.
  • I got to meet new people and learn many things.
  • There were a lot of speakers and info presented. I feel I have gained a great deal of knowledge.
  • I learned valuable skills I can apply throughout university.
  • I thought all the lectures were very meaningful and had at least one important thing to remember and take away from.
  • It helped me learn many new skills.
  • It was what I expected to be. It also addressed student life, which I was hoping to learn about.
  • It covered all the areas I was worried about.
  • It addressed a wide range of aspects surrounding new students.
  • Each session was unique and gave good advice.
  • It taught me everything I need to know.
  • Perfectly and meticulously explained everything I needed for success in my first year.
  • I learned how not to panic over every little detail about university.
  • It provided me with new skills to help me be successful in university.
  • I feel much more prepared having experienced each presentation and I believe that I have gained useful information. I am much more excited to begin university.
  • It touched on many different aspects of the university experience, as was stated.
  • It met my expectations because I was expecting to hear a lot of information about starting university. It also exceeded them because the program was fun.
  • Make me more comfortable and more confident.
  • I do feel like JumpStart has better prepared me for university.
  • It gave me a realistic overview of what is to be expected and how to get help.
  • JumpStart gave me an added edge before entering university, so I know what to expect.
  • The program lectures and activities were informative and very helpful.
  • I learned a lot about professors’ expectations in university and skills on managing time and reacting to situations.
  • I feel less worried about starting university. Now, I know what to expect. I made new friends and I don’t feel alone.
  • I had some helpful tips on how to coop with adjusting to university.
  • I learned a lot about the university that isn’t stated on the website.
  • I do feel more comfortable about beginning my university life.
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  • JumpStart was a great experience. It surpassed my expectations.
  • As a mature student, I was worried about resuming my studies, but I now feel more confident and excited about starting university.
  • Because of JumpStart, I have been listening to presentations and taking notes. I have the impression that I have already started university and I don’t feel as anxious about the first days of class.
  • I really enjoyed JumpStart. This program should be compulsory for all first-year students.
  • JumpStart is a great idea. It helps you prepare for university. It is informative, but it is also fun, so you don’t feel the pressure or stress of starting university.
  • I would strongly recommend this program and I would like to be involved as a volunteer next year.