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16 Struggles Torontonians Have Studying In Quebec

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16 Struggles Torontonians Have Studying In Quebec

Many students from Toronto move out of province for their post- secondary education because they want to live away from home. A lot of these students make a  move to Quebec and for those of you who lived there, must agree you made the right decision!

As a proud Bishop's University Alumni, I had the opportunity to live in Quebec for 4 years. I must say those were some of the best days of my life because I experienced many new things on French Canadian soil (that probably would have never happened in Toronto). I was able to purchase my own alcohol, as soon as I turned 18 I ran to the SAQ!

However just like any other place, there are a couple of struggles I stumbled upon and I would like to share them with you. If you choose to study in Quebec, I promise you won't regret it, but just keep in mind these 16 Struggles Torontonians Have Studying In Quebec:

1.  Get ready for 100000000 cm of snow.


2. Floods are a reg thing, so make the most of it - like this guy ^.

3.  Oh and your car might deep freeze from bipolar weather.

4. Your car won't make it anywhere if you don't have winter tires.

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5.  You'll get pulled over just because you have an Ontario plate.

6. The MTL metro seems to be much more complicated than the TTC.

7. Poutines are sold on every corner = inevitable weight gains.

8.  You're doomed if you booo the Habs.

9. You're pretty much nobody because you can't even vote.

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10. Good luck finding a summer job.

11. Rent is cheap, but for 4/12 months you pay for a place you don't even live in.

12. Don't even bother giving directions.

13. Make sure you have local friends that speak French & English.

14. Try getting pampered when all the services are in french and you have no idea what you're getting.

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15. There's no such thing as Family Day.

16 . It's not easy to get home: choose between a 6 hr car ride,  a 4 hour train ride or a 300$ flight with Porter Airlines.


17: Legal Age is 18.

18.  You can buy beers/wine @ the gas station and grocery store.

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