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How do you teach critical thinking?

Start with lively class discussions and ground students in key historical contexts, our Lower School Principal Rose Bastien suggests.

Alumni Stories: Alex Palermo

Alex (’14) shares the advice that prepared him for Industrial Engineering at University of Toronto and entrepreneurial challenges at the crossroads of finance and technology.

Alumni Stories: Athena Yaoutsis

After pivoting from an arts program to join Hudson in Grade 10, Athena (’14) grew a passion for STEM that led to a biology studies at UBC and new horizons with the Canadian Coast Guard.

Alumni Stories: Doris Braunstein

Choosing a university program is just the start of finding your academic interests: Doris Braunstein (’18) explains how taking a long view has helped her get the most out of Life Sciences at UofT.

Alumni Stories: Alex Wang

From Hudson Husky to husky owner! Alex Wang (’14) talks to us about engineering pathways at McMaster, the value of co-op placements, and the newest addition to his family.

Alumni Stories: Ammar Tajani

Ammar Tajani (’14) discovered a love of finance while studying economics and statistics at the University of Toronto, but it wasn’t the field he’d first envisioned as a high school freshman.

Alumni Stories: Diljaann Gill

Diljaan Gill (’08) reflects on how changing mid-program from sociology to business administration while at university unlocked a deeper passion for mentorship.

Alumni Stories: Fred Ouellette

Fred Ouellette (’07) had all of the ingredients for successful start in the culinary arts, but calculus called him to a career in structural engineering.

Alumni Stories: Karina Tatarinova

After thriving in all kinds of courses at Queen’s University, Karina Tatarinova (’16) ran into her biggest challenge yet: finding the right professional fit after graduation.

Alumni Stories: Kayla Luo

After studying Actuarial Science at UWaterloo, Kayla Luo (’11) took a different direction: here, she breaks down the steps and skills that helped her forge a career she’s happy waking up to.

Alumni Stories: Marc Mitri

Marc Mitri (’13) learned how to build consensus as a student council leader at Hudson, and it’s a skill he’s used everywhere since—from his business master’s at UofT to innovative product launches.

Alumni Stories: Sabrina & Diana Williams

Sabrina and Diana Williams (‘06) did everything together at Hudson—and not much has changed! Now lawyers with their own practice, they look back on their experience in the early days of the school.

Alumni Stories: Seray Pulluk

After joining Hudson in her senior year, Seray Pulluk (’12) found a place to call home and a strong community to support her aspirations in political science at the University of Toronto and beyond.

Alumni Stories: Tianci Wang

What’s the common thread between polypeptide chains, international student community-building, and a non-profit sending clothes to children around the globe? McGill graduate student Tianci Wang (’12).

Alumni Stories: Valentine Casali

Valentine Casali (’12) headed off to Dalhousie University with every intention becoming a doctor—but found fulfillment after graduation in an entirely different people-focused field.

Alumni Stories: Zach Wight

Zach Wight (’16) tells us how joining (almost) every sport offered at Hudson and one special science project sparked an interest in studying how athletes hurt and heal.

Fall 2022 in the Upper School

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