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Greetings! W. Ross Macdonald School, in partnership with District School Boards across the province, are seeking to offer a specialized 1 year program to assist students with their transition to post-secondary education. We are seeking input from all stakeholders, particularly students and recent graduates of post-secondary programs. We hope that you can take a little time to answer the questions that follow. Your assistance will help future generations of students have a smoother transition from their high school years to college or university and help to ensure their success. Should you have any questions or comments, please contact dan.maggiacomo@ontario.ca. Thank you for taking the time to complete this short survey. 

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* 1. Can you identify three of the main challenges you experienced in your first year of post-secondary studies?

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* 2. How could you have been better prepared for the realities of post-secondary education?

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* 3. What areas of study would you include if you were designing a one-year high school program to prepare students for post-secondary education?

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* 4. How are you connected to social opportunities in the college/university?

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* 5. How are you connected to social or recreational opportunities in the community?

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* 6. What barriers prevent you from making connections at college/university or in the community?

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* 7. Do you feel that you were prepared for the level of independence that you require at college/university? How could this have been better supported?

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* 8. Have you had difficulty getting materials in your preferred formats?

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* 9. What do you wish you had known before starting post-secondary studies?

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* 10. Tell us an anecdote that sums up your experience at post-secondary.

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