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Mentor College

Address: 40 Forest Ave, Mississauga, ON L5G 1L1, Canada

Description Mentor College

  • Year of foundation: 1982;
  • Location: Mississauga, Ontario, Canada;
  • Language of instruction: English;
  • Number of students: 650 people;
  • Age of students: 14-18 years;
  • Type of education: day school of mixed type.

Mentor College was founded in 1982 as a day school for students from 6 to 18 years old. For foreign students, the school offers high school, university entrance preparation: the Mentor College curriculum meets the standards set by the Ontario Ministry of Education for all schools in the province. The teaching staff of an educational institution consists of experienced teachers selected for their high qualifications, deep academic knowledge, work experience and teaching skills. The combination of the latest teaching methods, care from teachers and a safe environment helps students to reach their full potential.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Mentor College

Program name
Date
Age
Cost
Annual
14-18
from 23 750 $CAD / year

Quick overview: The high school program is structured with a focus on university courses and allows international students to prepare for future classes at a higher education institution. All academic disciplines are taught by qualified teachers with extensive experience, at an in-depth level. Small classes allow teachers:

  • To provide individual assistance to students;
  • To pay more attention to certain aspects of classes in accordance with the needs of students.

Mentor College is proud to offer Advanced Placement (AP) courses for high school students. AP courses provide an opportunity for academically talented and highly motivated students to improve the quality of their studies, the level of complexity of the subjects being studied.

List of Advanced Placement disciplines:

  • Biology;
  • Chemistry;
  • Economics;
  • English;
  • French;
  • Physics;
  • History.

Accommodation, housing and food

Mentor College is a day school that does not involve the placement of students on its territory. For international students who want to live in a family, the institution recommends contacting the Canada Homestay Network - the Canadian Family Home Network. CHN offers a variety of accommodation options in attractive, safe areas located close to schools with good public transport links. The accommodation offered by the organization meets the budget requirements of the individual student.

Family accommodation guarantees the following conditions:

  • Furnished room with window;
  • Bed, clean linen (sheets, pillow and blankets);
  • Personal storage of things (dresser or wardrobe);
  • Access to shared bathroom with clean towels;
  • A quiet place to study, usually in the student's room.

Events Mentor College

Mentor College is a full member of the Ontario Federation of Secondary Athletic Associations (OFSAA). The school invites students to the teams for boys, girls in basketball, rugby, volleyball.

The school offers classes in:

  • Alpine skiing;
  • Archery;
  • Badminton;
  • Running over rough terrain;
  • Ski sport;
  • Swimming;
  • Tennis;
  • Athletics.

High school students have many opportunities to practice drama, acting. The school annually conducts:

  • Musical festival, allowing to evaluate student skills in singing, dancing, acting, mastering musical instruments;
  • Writing festival, which presented written by students of the play, poems and prose;
  • Talent show.

In high school, students take part in school musical teams - jazz band, brass ensemble, instrumental group. Every few years, a tour group is created to play in the international arena. In past years, school groups toured in Costa Rica, Italy, Spain, Austria, Ireland, Cuba, New Zealand and England.

High school students take part in long excursions in the Canadian provinces and abroad - to Japan, India, the Galapagos Islands. These trips combine recreational activities and unique opportunities to learn more about the world around us.

Advantages

  • The traditional approach to teaching used at Mentor College allows students to master basic skills. This proven method relies on repetition (a large amount of time is devoted to each topic), students master learning and organizational skills in the process of classroom and homework.
  • Creative projects encourage students to use new knowledge, and completed assignments allow them to master additional skills and improve self-esteem thanks to the results obtained.
  • The school provides students with a positive environment, close supportive working relationships between teachers, students, parents, encouraging them to achieve common goals.
  • The college communicates with leading universities to ensure that the program prepares students for admission to university requirements. The result of the work of the institution is the serious academic achievements of students, self-confidence, which lead graduates to enroll in leading universities in Canada and the world, successful adulthood.

Equipment Mentor College

Mentor College offers optimal conditions for academic studies, sports, art and outdoor learning. Since its founding in 1981, the college has been modernizing buildings, adapting them to the demands of the times and the changing needs of students. The school annually repairs rooms, refurbishes computer and scientific laboratories, purchases teaching materials, equipment, makes changes that are required for the teaching and student staff.

The main campus (grades 5-12) is equipped with all the necessary resources for middle and high school students:

  • Science laboratories;
  • Equipped theater studio O'Brien Hall;
  • Three music classes;
  • Gym (HS);
  • Game field.

The main campus houses a Technology Resource Center that facilitates the use of iPads and laptops in the classroom to enhance the level of education where it is needed. There is a hall for celebratory, school-wide events, and in the building of the primary school there is an indoor pool accessible to students of all ages.

An open education center is located on 135 acres of land near Gravenhurst in the heart of Muskoka. This is a fully equipped open education center: a renovated building of 5,000 square feet accommodates up to 40 students and has two teachers and a director. The territory is distinguished by a diverse natural landscape with a coastal strip, field, stream, marshland, forest.

Students of grades 5-8 visit the center annually for 4 days. Educational activities include the study of vegetation, animal habitats, streams, GPS geocaching. Recreational activities include skiing, orienteering, rowing, canoeing, nature games, snowshoeing, bonfires and night hikes. The object has a complex rope tracks. The newly renovated building accommodates up to 40 students. It constantly employs two teachers involved in outdoor education.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

Transport fees depend on the chosen options:

  • One way fare;
  • In both directions within the Mississauga;
  • Both ways outside of Mississauga.

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

Foreign entrants of Mentor College go through several stages when they enter the school:

  • Filing an application;
  • Interview;
  • Evaluation Testing;
  • Signing a custody agreement;
  • Getting a student visa and permission to study;
  • IELTS certificate (for applicants in grade 12 - 6.5+, in grade 11 - 6.0+.

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Recommendations on when to apply

Language courses, schools and children's language camps Primary and secondary education - private schools Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA
- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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