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To all the grade 12s, I was in the same boat as you last year, wondering about admissions, career and so on. But I am finally onto my next stage of life, studying engineering. Woohoo (have midterms soon, so mixed emotions! :/ )
Anyways, If you guys have any questions related to admissions, student life, commuting, programs, and so on, feel free to post them below. I'll try to answer as fast as I can.
I know there is already one of these, but I thought I would offer a different perspective. I am currently nearly done first year in Queen's Engineering (we have a general first year, and I am doing Geological Engineering next year - I came in thinking I was going to do Eng Phys but changed my mind about 1000 times). I am also considering doing a dual degree with astronomy, as planetary geology (the geology of other planets, a key for space travel) is my main interest.
I finished first semester with a 4.0 GPA, which translates to a mid-high 80s average, and am predicting a 4.1 for this semester.
I have been involved with various sports, arts, and engineering clubs this year. I am also going to be a residence don for next year, so I can answer questions about residence as well.
I volunteered at both fall preview days and the March break open house, so there's a good chance some of you may have met me! This also means I know a little bit of the ins and outs of admissions and such.
Feel free to ask me anything about eng, the school as a whole, extracurriculars, or anything else!!!
I have applied for undeclared engineering at ryerson without knowing how competitive this program might be compared to other engineering programs... Is this program more competitive and thus harder to get into for a high schooler? Please let me know down on the comments. Thanks
How is engineering at Guelph? Is it a good program? I'm deciding whether to enter undeclared first year. How is its reputation? I'm still waiting on an acceptance from York. Currently my marks sit at What are my chances with York.
I'm interested in uottawa's Biomedical Mechanical Engineering with the bsc computing technology double degree. How good r job prospects afterwards in the biomedical engineering field, or the computer field? Is coop available with the double degree?
how do uni transfers work within ontario??? if i want to switch, after first year, to a mediocre uni for engineering (like western or something) to something a tier higher (ubc/u of t, etc.), is that possible?
what's required? how does the process work? and what are the chances of somebody being successful at that?
Let's start a thread for us to talk about our questions, share averages, extra curriculars, and even talk about our feelings right now going through the application process! Good luck to everyone applying this year!
Hello! I was wondering if any of the high school class of 2018 has heard back from Queen's engineering and if you have, what was your top 5 average?? :)
I was also wondering if I have any chance of being admitted if my marks are....
AP Chemistry: 88% (final)
AP Physics: 92% (in progress)
AP Calculus: 94% (in progress)
English (not AP): 90% (in progress)
AP Statistics (data management): 95% (final)
Edit: turns out I actually have a 92 in physics :))
Also, this doesn't go into the calculation of my average but if it helps I have a final mark of 93% in Advanced Functions
My ECs are decent, and I wrote all my AP's on my PSE so Queen's will know that I took them. I would say that my PSE is average, maybe slightly above average, although I know that this is very subjective. This was only my first submission average so hopefully I will be able to get it to 92.8% at least by April. Do you think I could possibly get in?
Hey everyone, I'm in my first year of engineering at Queen's University. I remember how stressful this time last year was, as I was waiting for acceptances and trying to decide where and what I wanted to do for the next 4 years! I ended up choosing Queen's engineering and I'm pretty happy with that decision so far!
Ask me anything about Queen's eng or Queen's in general and I'll do my best to answer!
I have received an e-mail from UofT stating that my application is currently under review. The decision of a friend of mine was announced 7 to 8 hours after her receiving this e-mail. If anyone has been accepted by the institution, when do you think I'll hear from them?
Hey i just wanted to say that i am applying to waterloo engineering and i wanted to know what my chances are. I have 93% average from first semester and i expect it to be around 94 something by the end. So what are my chances
Hey everyone! I did one of these last year and it seemed to help a bunch of people so I thought it would be good to do one of these again. I'm currently in 2nd year Mechanical Engineering with co-op at uOttawa! Feel free to ask me anything about residence, campus life, living in Ottawa, academics (even outside of engineering), admission, etc etc! Whatever comes to mind! Some background info:
-I play on the quidditch team (it's a real thing and we're fantastic)
-I was in Civil Engineering first year, then switched into Mechanical this past summer
-I originally applied and got in for Electrical and Civil
-I lived in residence first year (go Stanton!) as I'm from the GTA
Hey Guys, I already applied to University, but many of my applications are still pending. I applied to 7 unis for Mechanical Engineering, or General Engineering for the ones that only have it. They are:
1-University of Toronto - Mechanical Eng
2-Queen's University - General Eng
3-University of Ottawa (Double Degree: Mechanical Eng, Computing Technology minor)
4-University of Waterloo - Mechanical Eng
5-McMaster University - General Eng
6-Western University - General Eng
7-York University - Mechanical Eng
I'm in grade 12, and in IB, my average is an 87.8 overall.
Chemistry - 90
Calculus and Vectors - 83
Advanced Functions - 83
English - 91
Business - 92
Physics - Currently Enrolled
I just made uOttawa, but I am still confused to which university I will make or go to...
So far uOttawa Trumps York, Western and McMaster. Is this a good decision? I am currently living near Toronto, and heard good things about uOttawa's co-op. It's also good, as it's a double degree. Ottawa also offered me 2,000$ for admission scholarship, and is going to pay me a minimum of 1,000$ per term, which is decent.
I just wanted to share opinions on the unis I applied to, so that I can make a good decision.
I got accepted to waterloo computer engineering and I'm trying to decide whether it is better to go there or to go to UofT. Please educate me about similarities and differences. What is better about Waterloo computer eng and what is better about UofT computer eng. Thank you.
should I consider taking a gap year to boost my chem and physics grade? For chem I worked so hard and I am getting like a 60s on my unit test, and for physics... I made so many careless mistakes (labelling, and vectors) that after 2 big quizzes I’m at a 76% (would’ve got a high 80s)
Any of your brutal advices are appreciated.
I want to study engineering in my university years , either mechanical or electrical.