10/04/2018

What is the drug and alcohol policy?

Live Different strives to create a safe and positive experience for all participants. As such, we are committed to providing a drug-free environment. Live Different follows the legal drinking age in Ontario of 19. For…
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10/04/2018

How does the application process work?

Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis. Once your application is received, we will touch base with your references and review your application. Depending on response time from references, you should hear from Live Different…
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10/04/2018

Do I need a passport to participate in the Academy?

Yes. A valid passport is mandatory to participate in the Live Different Academy in Mexico. Please keep in mind that the meeting location for the Academy is San Diego, CA which means you will be…
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10/04/2018

Do I need a travel visa?

If you hold a Canadian passport, you do not need a travel visa to participate on a Live Different. Please keep in mind that the meeting location for our Mexico Builds is San Diego, CA…
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10/04/2018

Do I need travel insurance?

Yes, it is mandatory for all Live Different Academy participants to have Emergency Medical Travel Insurance. If you need to purchase Emergency Medical Travel Insurance, please visit www.insuremytrip.ca or speak to your travel insurance company…
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10/04/2018

Why do I need a criminal record check and how do I get one?

We want Live Different Builds to be safe for all of our volunteers and the communities we serve, this is why we require a criminal record check (CRC) from all adults 18 years and older.…
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10/04/2018

Can I get university credit?

Live Different is not able to provide university credits for completing our Academy program at this point. We recommend contacting your university of choice prior to starting Academy about the possibility of earning university credit.…
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10/04/2018

Is it possible to defer university entrance?

Many universities permit deferrals. If you have been accepted to a university please check to see what their particular deferral policy is and inquire how it may impact any scholarships or financial aid.
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10/04/2018

How will this experience benefit me in the future?

It may seem counter-intuitive, but statistics suggest that a break between high school and university produces students who are more dedicated to their courses and more apt to get involved in service work. People that…
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10/04/2018

What is the cancellation policy for Academy?

All fundraised monies raised towards the charitable project costs are tax-receiptable donations and 100% non-refundable. Up to 50% of direct payments (not donations) can be refunded up to two weeks prior to the commencement of…
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