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Regarding admission into architecture
Hello guys,
I am a high school IB student, with predicted grades of 33-34
My HLs are Math, Physics and Visual Arts
I have applied for architecture in U of T, Ryerson, McGill, Waterloo and Carleton. 
What are my chances of getting into these universities?
Please be honest and specific :)
Also, any tips?
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Retaking ENG4U to HINDER / IMPROVE my chances for admission?

Hi, I'm applying for Waterloo Architecture and I'm debating whether or not I should retake ENG4U next semester. It's a mandatory course.

Applicants to Waterloo Architecture are reviewed based on their marks before they're selected for an interview, but I'm not sure whether or not my 78% in ENG4UT will cut it. I took ENG4UT over the summer, and I feel my grade doesn't represent my true understanding of English (I got an 88% last year), so I want to raise the grade next semester, but apparently universities don't like repeated courses, OR summer courses (check the link below).

Will my 78% hinder my chances for admission? Should I improve it? I plan on getting borderline to mid-90s for the rest of my courses.

https://uwaterloo.ca/beyond-ideas/stories/tips-advice/aif-secret-tips?utm_source=University%20of%20Waterloo%20-%20Prospective%20Students%202018%2B&utm_campaign=af3dfaa3e8-Student_newsletter_2017_12_14&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_60368d8767-af3dfaa3e8-252280653

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Economic Development Director
Hey! I was just researching careers and i saw this career inline of an economic development director and wanted to know if anyone knew more about that career and how it actually is in the real world. I also was wondering if any of you had suggestions for nice programs in urban planning and management, i know there is a good program in waterloo with co op but i dont really want to go that far, are there any good programs relating to that nearby in toronto if anyone knows? Thank you so much for your help :)
Ocad vs Humber
I got accepted to Interior Design at Humber as well as Environmental Design at Ocad. I was wondering if anyone knew the difference between a Bachelor of Design and Bachelor of Interior Design.

Is one more beneficial or flexibile to get jobs with? Do you think one school is better than the other?

Im getting mixed reviews after talking to some students and teachers so i wanted more input here. 
Waterloo/McGill Architecture Admitted Students
Got accepted to Waterloo Architecture yesterday (April 26)! Just wondering who else got in? 
UPDATE: Also just got accepted to McGill! (April 28)! Anybody else??
Debating now between U of T, Waterloo, and McGill. Also feel free to share what you thought about the précis test and the rest of the application as well and what other universities you have been admitted for/are waiting on.
B.Ends OCAD 2017
Hey there, I was just wondering anyone here who has received an offer plans to study B.ends at OCAD?, and why?
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URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNING
General discussion for ppl applying to urban and regional planning. its my first pick so im really interested, if any current students or alums can give a little insight on their experiences. I applied to OCADU for environmental design, also architecture and urban planning at ryerson.
Ryerson Urban Planning
Discussion for people to share acceptances to Urban Planning at Ryerson and their averages if they feel comfortable. I applied late to Urban Planning and Ryerson and still waiting for reply. Currently a 90% average.
Opinions about this program?
So I recently got an alternate offer from Carleton to their Engineering Architectural Conservation and Sustainability program and I just wanted to know what opinions people have about it since i dont really know much about the program
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OCAD enviromental design
Hi, I was accepted to the B. Enviromental design program at OCAD university. I would appreciate if you can share some of your experience from this program. How is the program like overall? Likes/ Dislikes/ challenges?, is it hard to comute to ocad by public transite?, how does the grading system work? Is it curved?, subjective or objective?, is there co-op for the program?, can you do a exchange to another country on your third or fourth year? Can you pursue master of architecture is you do b. Enviromental design focus on interior design or just b. Ends ? Is there a gym in the school, or dorms? Do you spend most of your time in the studio? Is the work load bearable, and last but not least how will you rate the program? I am planning to visit Ocad in may, but I will appreciate any information provided.


Thanks forward!
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Canadian Architecture Schools
Hello, are there any architecture students out there that have resources and tips for those considering pursuing an architectural degree? I am currently a HS student and I'm not sure if it's something I really want to do, but I'd love it if you could share your own experience- thanks :)
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Architecture Portfolios??
Anyone willing to share any of their portfolios for architecture programs? I'm almost done, I have about 12 pieces but I'm just curious what kinds of things other people are doing! Or if you're not comfortable with sharing your pieces can you say how many pieces you have/where you've applied to?
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Arch Applicants discussion 2017
Just a General stream for architecture applicants.
Any arch students willing to give us applicants advice?
Anyone start their portfolio?
which schools are you applying to?
Whats your average so far?
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What are my chances of getting in to these Architecture programs?
I applied to:
Ryerson Architectural Science
U of T Architectural Studies 
OCAD Environmental Design
Ryerson Urban Planning

My grade 11 average is around 79 but an 82 if not counting 2 gr 12 classes i took
Currently My gr 12 first semester avg is about an 80(Religion-84 Commtech-94 Physics-62) but I'm retaking Physics in night school to aim for a 75-80 and all my classes seem easy next semester i'm expecting an 85-90%+ average 
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WHAT ARE MY CHANCES?
Hey, I applied to Urban and Regional Planning at Ryerson and its my first choice, these are my first semester marks:

Adv Finctions: 92
English: 90
Forensic Science: 95
Art: 87 :(

What do u think my chances are for acceptance after first semester? Do u think I'll have to wait til mid term??
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Does U of T kick students out more than other universities?
Going into grade 12 and my top university choice is u of t architecture at St. George campus. Is the program and school competitive in terms of being accepted? How hard is it to get into architecture? what kind of portfolio will help me stand out? My grade 11 overall average was 90.4%, is that good enough to get me into the program? Also took grade 12 university physics during the summer and got 90.
i've also heard that u of t takes in a lot of students but end up putting them on probation and eventually kicking them out, people scare me with those things, are they true?
Can I get into university with these marks?
I wanted to go into environmental sciences at waterloo or guelph, I am currently in grade 12 and I want to know where I would stand in terms  of competing for a spot at these specific universities and for their co-op programs

My course marks are:
Logic: 91
Environment: 91
Math (functions): 68
Bio: 74
Chemistry: 80
Psychology: 89
Gym: 85 (this course wouldn't count towards my top 6)
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GOT SOME QUESTIONS FOR UBC. PLZ HELP!
hello guys i am currently in gr 11 and my term 1 average is 82% which includes all the courses i am taking. i am currently taking math, socials,physics , chem and bible. i am wondering does bible mark matter or effect the average when you apple for UBC or other universities cuz i got like 70 on bible. secondly, i wanna become an interior designer so what faculty should i enroll ? is it architecture? what average do i need at least to get in? what gr 12 courses matter to get into architecture? third. what extracurricular does UBC check. i am thinking of becoming a lifeguard, will that help me a bit ? and what other ec should i do? plz answer, any help would be appreciated . thanks
UBC FACULTY
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DOES ANYONE KNOW IF UBC HAS INTERIOR DESIGN FACULTY OR SOME OTHER FACULTY THAT HAS INTERIOR DESIGN. IT SEEMS LIKE THEY DONT HAVE A SPECIFIC FACULTY FOR INTERIOR DESIGN SO I AM WONDERING IF ANYONE CAN SUGGEST ME A FACULTY TO GET IN FIRST . THANKS
architecture programs in canada
I'm in my grade 12 year and have no clue where to go. Obviously there's Waterloo and McGill that's known for their reputation but I've also heard that they are more theory based and require a lot more writing versus design(which is what I'm more interested in). So I thought perhaps Ryerson or Carleton that's more art based but would this affect my ability to get jobs later on as it doesn't have the same reputation? Also, I've thought of going to say Ryerson for undergrad and then transferring to McGill for graduate but heard they don't take many people that didn't go to McGill for undergrad; is it true?
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Ryerson vs. waterloo vs. u of T architecture?
I know waterloo has co-op for its architecture program, I've also heard that u of t architecture is very theory based, also heard that Ryerson has a decent program. Can someone tell me about their experience at different schools? Did you find that architecture is something you want to do in life after studying program? Which school has a higher employment chance after graduating from the University?
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Is UofT's architecture undergrad really that bad?
Soo I applied to a few architecture undergraduate programs this year including UofT's, Waterloo, and Carleton but unfortunately only got into UofT. Barely missed Waterloo after passing the interview and precis. I've been hearing alot of negative things about UofT's undergrad program and even their masters. Is their program really that bad? I know my options are limited for a M.Arch program with this B.A in AS degree but is it really the end of the world?
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