CPC Member of the Week: Janet MacDonald
Janet MacDonald is a Scholarship Coach who assists Canadian high school students and their families in securing scholarships for university. Through her company, mycampusGPS, she conducts workshops and provides personalized guidance to students, helping them create compelling applications for admission and scholarships. Janet brings valuable experience as a former university Assistant Registrar and Admissions Officer, where she was responsible for student recruitment, admissions, and academic advising. She has a strong passion for guiding young people in their career development. In her role, she supports students in exploring various career options and university degree programs as part of their university application process, particularly in crafting personal statements for admission. Being a member of CPC allows her to stay up-to-date with career information and connect with other professionals who share a commitment to the career development of young individuals. Janet finds great joy in helping students gain a deeper understanding of themselves, including their motivations and the lessons they have learned from their triumphs and challenges. Her greatest achievement is when a student expresses gratitude, saying, “I never thought of it that way before. Thanks!” CPC Members Matter!