Prepare to Shine

Laurier wants you to shine, wherever your career journey leads you after graduation. That’s why they’ve partnered with RBC Ventures to bring you Prepped, a free digital platform that empowers you to learn proven job search skills that increase your chance of landing a job.

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Get Prepped for Your Next Step

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It’s easy. Just answer a few short questions to access your personalized program.

Follow a Plan

Weekly goals keep you on track. Complete learning modules, exercises and tasks designed to make you a better candidate.

Build Confidence

Sharpen your skills on your own personal training ground. Your information is always confidential and will not impact the status of your application / registration.

Prepare to Shine

If you move to the next stage, you’ll be better prepared. And if it’s not the right fit today, you’ll have improved skills to take with you to your next opportunity.

Why Prepped?

Prepped is based on proven science to build the search skills top employers are looking for. Oh, and we have cool tools that actually work!

Start My Plan – It’s Yours!

Designed by experts to increase your chances of landing a job by up to 5x¹.

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Learn at your own pace

Learn and review at your own pace and on your own schedule – whenever it suits you.

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Get free career resources

Designed by HR professionals to help you succeed in your search, they’re all free for you.

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Frequently asked questions

What is Prepped?

Prepped is a career readiness tool developed by RBC Ventures. It is a personalized digital program that provides guidance and training to help you navigate your job search. Designed by HR experts and based on science¹, Prepped guides you by breaking down the search, providing learning modules, short videos and simple exercises that increase your chances of success. ¹Songqi Liu, Jason L. Huang, & Mo Wang (2014). Effectiveness of Job Search Interventions: A Meta-Analytic Review. Psychological Bulletin, 140, 1009-1041.

How long will I have access to Prepped?

As long as you like and are subject to the Prepped Terms and Conditions. When joining Prepped, you become a user of Prepped.

Do I have to use this if I already attend Laurier University or as a condition of accepting my offer?

Definitely not. Your participation is completely voluntary and will never affect the status of your enrolment or studies. Laurier has invested in Prepped as a way of supporting your career development.

I am already a Prepped user – can I use my existing login?

Yes! We hope you are enjoying Prepped and feel more committed to following your learning and plan knowing that Laurier University is recommending it as a valuable resource and tool.

Where can I find more information about Prepped?

Visit the website at https://www.fullyprepped.ca/en/. You can also contact Laurier Universities Department of Student Success and Recruitment at info@wilfredlaurier.ca.

Why is Wilfred Laurier offering me Prepped?

Laurier wants to encourage and support you, from day one, to succeed. Laurier's partnership with RBC Ventures on Prepped is the latest tool being used by the College to help you achieve your career goals. Cambrian College is also the first post-secondary institution to partner with RBC Ventures on Prepped. This will help give you a competitive advantage when you are searching out career opportunities.

Will this affect my enrolment or studies at Laurier?

No. Laurier University will not receive or have access to any information about the steps you have taken to become better prepared. When joining Prepped, you become a user of Prepped and your data is collected, used, disclosed and protected according to the platform’s terms and conditions. Laurier is simply providing you this tool to support your success. Good luck!

¹.Songqi Liu, Jason L. Huang, & Mo Wang (2014). Effectiveness of Job Search Interventions: A Meta-Analytic Review. Psychological Bulletin, 140, 1009-1041.