An estimated 200 high school students and their parents attended the education fair at the Mississauga Valley Community Centre last week designed to help local youth navigate through the post-secondary school admissions process.

The free, public event, hosted by ICNA Relief Canada, gave students and parents an opportunity to meaningfully connect with guest panellists, asking university program-specific questions.

There is growing concern that high school guidance counselling is insufficient and further complicates decision-making while university admission requirements are becoming increasingly competitive, leaving students and parents unsettled when it is time to apply for post-secondary school in Grade 12.

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