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Where do I stand???
Greeting and salutations my friends. My average is currently hovering around a 66-69%. However my projected gym mark is around a 79% next semester. I'm currently weighing my options. My first choice is Mcmaster health sciences, my second is UofT Rotman Commerce, and my safe choice is Computer Science at Waterloo however I want to keep my pride. I have strong and Diverse EC's including Professional Igloo builder, orgame club captain, Exchange student in Mongolia (Got a picture with the President), I resell supreme hoodies on the lowww, Laser tag enthusiast (Number 1 player in Mongolia) ,Night school science award out of my class of 4, and finally recently completed driving school. 

Thank you all for time, hope to see you around Mcmaster!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Best of luck on your journey through life.
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Extra Curriculars to take in Grade 12?
I'm currently a grade 11 student and I want to apply to a Business school, I was told that they also take your Extra Curriculars into consideration. I am confident that I will get good marks next year but I don't know what EC's to join. Can someone please tell me which EC's I should join that are going to help me get accepted?
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I am a first year BBA student attending Wilfrid Laurier University, I'm here to answer any questions and clarify any doubts! AMA!!
Hey everyone, 

I figured y'all grade 12 students should have the chance to ask any questions about universities. I'm a registered boother for the University and I can definitely answer any questions about residence life and living alone in general, also feel free to ask about course work/load and basically any question that pops up in your mind! I was in your position last year and I definitely understand the stress that comes with grade 12, just know that it will all work out :)   

I also applied to: • Ivey 
                              • QComm 
                              • Rotman 
                              • Schulich 
                              • Mac Commerce
Ryerson is getting a law school set to open in 2020

After a thorough review, the Common Law Program Approval Committee of the Federation of Law Societies of Canada has granted preliminary approval of a proposed new law program at Ryerson University. In approving the proposed program the Federation’s Canadian Common Law Program Approval Committee identified three concerns that it will monitor in subsequent reviews.  

The Approval Committee has a mandate to determine whether a proposed law school program would produce graduates competent for admission to law society bar admission programs. All approved Canadian common law programs must adhere to a National Requirement set by the Federation and the law societies that outlines the knowledge and skills competencies that applicants for entry to the bar admission programs in the Canadian common law jurisdictions must possess.  

Until it produces its first graduates, a program that complies with the National Requirement can be granted preliminary approval only and will be subject to regular reviews. The concerns that will be monitored by the Approval Committee in these reviews relate to Ryerson’s faculty complement, program funding resources, and physical resources available to faculty and staff.

You can follow more here - http://lawstudents.ca/forums/topic/46124-ryerson-law-by-2020-letter-of-intent/?page=8

Let's just say that lawyers and law students are not taking well to this news at all. Tuition is going to be set at 20k and if they are not approved for provincial funding, then tuition will be hiked to make up that difference. 

The curriculum involves having no electives until the 3rd year and being required to take courses in entrepreneurship and coding (which lawyers on the forum find to be pointless academic courses for emerging lawyers).

My personal opinion is that we have more than enough lawyers and law schools. Why are we not getting more dental schools and medical schools?
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Hey guys, university applications to Waterloo AFM have just begun!  

Please post about the following :
-Projected grade 12 average
-grade 11 average
-Date of admission beginning February
-Interview outcome if available
 -Other universities of interest 

 About Myself... 
-Projected grade 12 average 93.5%-95% 
-Grade 11 average 93% ( included 3 grade 12 courses, economics, business leadership, grade 12 english) 
-EC'S: Deca, president of accounting and financial management club, president of investment club, coach for school tennis team, coach for school baseball team, badminton team, ultimate frisbee team (fall and spring seasons), part time job as a tennis stuart, weekly childcare worker at my church.
-Also interested in Queen's, Laurier, Ivey, Rotman, Telfer, Sprott 

 Good luck to all! Hope to see you next year!  
Incoming Commerce/Business 2021 Student
Hey guys! I've been seeing a couple of these incoming student posts, so I thought I'd do one for Business/Commerce in general.

I applied to York Schulich, UofT Rotman, UTM Commerce, Queen's Commerce, WLU BBA, and Western BMOS + Ivey AEO and got into all of them. I ended up choosing Queen's Commerce.

So feel free to reply to this post if you have any questions about any of the above universities or programs. I used this website a ton when I was applying so I thought I'd try to help some 2022 kids :) I also researched a lot for the above schools.
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Hey guys, university applications to Queen's Commerce has just begun!  

Please post about the following :  
-Projected grade 12 average  
-grade 11 average  
-Date of admission when available
-Other universities of interest  

About Myself...  
-Projected grade 12 average 93.5%-95%  
-Grade 11 average 93% ( included 3 grade 12 courses, economics (94%), business leadership (97%), grade 12 english (88%))  
-EC'S: Deca, president of accounting and financial management club, president of investment club, coach for school tennis team, coach for school baseball team, badminton team, ultimate frisbee team (fall and spring seasons), part time job as a tennis stuart, weekly childcare worker at my church.  
-Also interested in Waterloo AFM, Laurier BBA, Ivey, Rotman, Telfer, Sprott  

 Good luck to all! Hope to see you next year!
Requirements for Ivey HBA Years 1 & 2
Realistically, what are the requirements to get into Ivey from undergrad. I'm currently a 1st year social sci. student studying econ at Western and i'm curious on what it really takes to get into ivey. Im going to take Business 2257 and do the best I can in increasing my gpa so tell me what else I need to do
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SFU Joint Business and Communications, will I get in?
Economics 12 - 95%  
French 12 - 93%  
English 12 - 92%  
Pre Calc 12 Online - 89%  

1. Volunteered and working at a Kumon center for about a year now  
2. Started working at a Staples about a month ago  
3.Volunteered for various on and off things, non leadership ~4-5 hrs each  
4. On the badminton team for 2 years, made regionals with and without partner  
5. Captain of outside of school Tennis Club youth (under 18) team and won regionals.

Really aiming for that Beedie joint program of communications and business. If I don't get in, what marks do I need in other faculties to transfer into beedie?  

Responses much appreciated.
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should i drop out of university?
my current gpa is 9/12 or a B+. i never liked school but i was always good at it so people always pushed me into academic related things. i want to go into fashion or acting or just general management of some kind. i would even be happy working minimum wage and sharing an apartment with a couple of friends. im currently in a business program. i dont want to work for the "big 4" or any of these big industrial companies. i just find it boring. i need to be creative. i would appreciate serious advice please. 

i do come from a privileged background so i dont understand what's so bad about making just enough money to live off of. i believe i would have more freedom instead of being bound by grades and studying. I dont even want what's after university. i dont want a job where i have to compete and work overtime. that is not success to me. i just want to be happy. i just want to do what makes me happy in life. i dont want to live in misery anymore. 

to university grads: why did you persevere through university? did you think the same things i did in first year? what made you change your mind? 

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Integrated Business & Humanities at McMaster
Does anyone have any additional info besides from the website about this program? ie what it's like, pros & cons, etc. Anything will help!
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Business without Ivey?
Why does everyone say Western business isn't worth it and doesn't compare to other schools unless you're in Ivey? I didn't apply for AEO, what should I do if I don't get in 2nd year?
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Integrated Business & Humanities at McMaster University
For anyone interested applying to this brand new program at mac, or have any questions regarding course work, load, style, profs etc. Let me know! I am part of the first class to be a part of this program, and it's only October but i can give a general idea about what this program is like:)
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How to get into Ivey at Western 2nd year?
What kinds of extracurriculars are they looking for? How many? What grades are they looking for? Is it harder to get in 2nd year? Do they look at grades from first year or only 2nd? Is Business 2257 known to tank your average like 1220E? Why does everyone say Western business isn't worth it and doesn't compare to other schools unless you're in Ivey?

Thank you!
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Ryerson Business Management 2017-2018 Admission
Hello all, let's build this thread with all those applying to Ryerson for BM. Post if you have been accepted, what your average is and what courses you are taking, and if you are going to accept it

 I was accepted today with early admission. I am going to wait to hear from Schulic before I make my decision.

 I am taking these courses and I have a 90% grade 12 average, so far.

Good luck to everyone, and hopefully we all get in.
Will I get in?
I am currently sitting at a 69.9%. I am looking to apply to Queens Commerce as my 1st option, Western Ivey (Go Mustangs!!!!!) as my second and Nippising as my safe choice. My EC's include Mcdonalds employee of the month, School Cricket Captain, Helping Children in Kenya, and Fantasy Football commissioner (Won it all! shoutout Tom Brady)

Need help and advice regarding my chances thanks and all the best

Yconic has banned me for no reason.
This forum is now run by a bunch of children. I've been a member here since the days of Studentawards and am a graduate student. I apparently got banned for always "correcting" the poor advice given by some of our moderators. People like Patricia are undergraduate students in generic arts programs and think they know how to run the forum better than the folks back in the SA days did. A bunch of these moderators have barely started first year undergrad and are policing this forum and limiting freedom of speech as if they are experts on this topic.

My post will probably get deleted soon, but I'm done with yconic. There is a reason that all the older SA members, including futuredoc and other professional students have left this forum. It's become a trollfest with immature high schoolers, and people with hardly any qualifications attempting to police this forum. How about instead of wasting your time banning anons and writing useless posts, you actually bring it back to the SA glorydays where people can create profiles, message members, and actually try to give out some good advice. Instead, one of your members, Benson, makes troll posts contributing to the mess that this forum has become and encourages high school students to skip their classes. 

What a mess. Get your act together because the way I see it is that this forum will die out very soon. 
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My feed hasn't been updated for the past 3 weeks nor am I getting any notifications for the comments being made. Am I the only one?

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Which school is going to give me the best university experience?
I applied to Mcmaster, Western, Queens, Laurier, Uoft and ryerson and im going to be living on res 1st year. My question is which school am i going to get the most out of from a social perspective and quality of education. I know that commuter schools are horrible for it and that UofT will give me hell . Right now, I am leaning towards either Western or McMaster but out of the 6 schools can you tell me briefly tell me what to expect and kindly rank each school. Thank you!!
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Can I succeed in life?
Currently I'm at Blyth Academy with a 85% average.  My peers have encouraged me that Blyth is one of the most prestigious high schools in Canada.  If I get into my desired schools (Western Ivey, Queens Commors and Laurier BBA) will I be able to strive like I am in high school. 
Please provide feedback everything helps my young mind garner this useful information.
Go Blyth Beasts!!!  
Opinions on McMaster's Intergrated Business program?
If anyone is in this program and could give me any tips, insight or info besides the standard about this program that would be awesome. I am looking into marketing down the road and am very interested in this program.
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Applying to FARM, PLEASE comment if got in this year or are planning to apply??
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I'm Worried Please Help...
Recently I have been stressing out over school and whether or not I will get into a university. I had the following marks in the 10th grade.
Math - 84
Science - 88
English - 96
Business - 91

My 11th year grades currently
Math - 78 - 84
Physics - 87
Bio - 82
French - 86
Extra Curricular - On varsity soccer and basketball team as a starter
(keep in mind I am still in my first semester for Grade 11)

I want to do something business related in my near future and am hoping to get into a good university. 

First of all, I am wondering if I am applying for a course like Business studies would my grades for math and bio count/will they count my grade 11 marks at all?

Also if anyone is in uni at the moment which is ranked at least above top 40, what grades did you need to get in?

Does gpa matter in business school? There was a presentation in my university about how the next few years of school are gonna go (im in first year) they told us that gpa matters the least in importance. What matters most is networking and extra curriculars. Is this true? Would someone with a 3.7 gpa have the same chance of getting hired as someone with a 2.5 gpa? I think I’ll have a 3.7 gpa after finals this semester and people say that more doors will be open for me if I continue getting good grades, But now I don’t think that that’s true. I understand that networking is very important, but I was also told that most business grads don’t even put gpa on their resumes/job apps. So I don’t see how my gpa can help me at all. What is the point of a high gpa in business if it doesn’t even matter? I’m confused lol
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