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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?
Is one better than the other for any reasons? I live in Toronto so Ryerson would be closer bu the thing is I would need to travel an hour each day in order to get there rather than a shorter travel distance in Ottawa.
With people beginning to get accepted for the first wave in all Engineering programs, does anyone know what the admission average will be like for this year? I'm especially interested in Track One, but I only have a 93% average right now. Anyone who's been accepted already, it'll be wonderful if you took the time to quickly go over your average, ECs, personal profile, and obviously to what program please!
Side question, is admission average calculated by the 5 pre reqs, or with the addition to another U/M course?
I plan to go into aerospace or mechanical, but I just wanna know the computer programs that the students might need to use on their own computers either in class or at home in order to finish assignments. I know there are programs such as MATLAB and AutoCAD that might come up, but what else is there for aero/mech? I wanna know because I am deciding what type of computer I want to get (pc/laptop), and if i need a laptop in order to be on these programs on-the-go. I also need to know how good the computer needs to perform in order to run these programs smoothly. Additionally, I don't think I want to take notes with a laptop because of all the numbers obviously and I feel like I am just more used to using a pen and paper, which means that if there are no programs that I need on-the-go, do I really need a GOOD laptop for this stream or could I just get a good pc and have a little notebook that I might carry around for mail/microsoft office/google drive?
I'm currently in Grade 11 and I plan on going into the field of engineering. My top 2 are Electrical and Chemical Engineering. My overall average currently is 91%, next year I predict of getting an average of 93-95%. What universities should I consider? I know Waterloo is the best in terms of engineering, but I'm not sure I can get in anymore due to my grade 11 average.
Which universities should I consider?
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!
I currently have a 78 in English and was wondering if this will affect my application towards being accepted into mechanical engineering at U of T, Queens or Waterloo, and biomedical engineering at Waterloo
I have applied to McMaster for Engineering II from another university and I had a question about the supplementary application. (Since McMaster isn't answering any questions they get via email)
Does the application for Engineering II have a supplementary application? On the website it says that the supplementary application is the video interview for Engineering I, but it doesn't specify anything for Engineering II. McMaster's website really doesn't have much information for Engineering II applicants.
Also, I've heard that if you're applying to McMaster from another university, they make you start from first year, so that would mean I would go straight into Engineering I, not II. This is one of the main reasons I am skeptical because anybody could just apply for Engineering II, get into I, and not have to do the supp app.
Please let me know any information you have regarding the supplementary app for Engineering II.
I'm currently completing my third year of Mechanical Engineering at McMaster university and i have completed one coop already and I'm on route to completing a 16 month internship @ Honda next year. If you got any questions regarding coop and engineering at McMaster, ask away!