McMaster Applicants 2015

26 replies • Last reply: 7:03AM March 03, 2015 UTC by Anonymous
Wanted to post this thread for everyone who applied to Mac this year!

If you get an offer from mcmaster, let us know when and what program

I applied for physical sciences and life sciences.
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Chances of getting into Queen's Commerce, Rotman Commerce, Schulich BBA, Ivey AEO and Waterloo AFM?

2 replies • Last reply: 7:03AM March 03, 2015 UTC by Neetya Sarin
Hey everyone! I know there's a lot of these posts but I'd really appreciate it if people could provide input! 

As you can tell from the subject line, my top choices are Queen's Commerce, Western BMOS + Ivey AEO, Schulich, Waterloo AFM and Rotman Commerce, and I'm wondering what my chances are with my marks and ECs?

I've already been accepted to Ryerson for accounting/finance, University of Toronto Mississauga for commerce, Western for BMOS (still waiting on AEO status though) and Laurier for BBA, but obviously, I want to get into my top choices.

CURRENT MARKS (as of January report card): 
Economics: 92
English: 90 (completed in summer school) 
Advanced Functions: 88
Calculus and Vectors: 91 
Accounting: 91 
Business Leadership: 91
French: 84 :(
TOP 6 AVERAGE: 90.5%
OVERALL AVERAGE: 89.5714286%

*My marks are crap, I know. I'm trying to bring them back up to the 92 I had in November.

-Honour Roll/Honour Roll with Distinction recipient
-DECA Ontario: Top 10 Oral Score in Finance (2012) and Top 10 Written Score in Finance (2014)
-Highest Academic Standing in Grade 11 Environmental Science 
-Highest Academic Standing in Grade 11 Business
-Lifesaving Society: Bronze Cross certification 
-Canadian Red Cross: Standard First Aid certification 
-Lifesaving Society: Swim Instructor, Lifesaving Instructor and First Aid Instructor ceritifications 
-Lifesaving Society: National Lifeguard Service certification 
*As you can see, a lot of my time commitment has been for swimming and lifesaving haha


-Envision India - Co-founder (a charitable initiative which provides art supplies to underprivileged youth in India)
-Charity Week Committee - Assistant Head (plan activities and events as part of a week of student-run events -- pretty big thing at my school, we raise anywhere between $30,000-$50,000 for charity within the week)
-Wellness Committee - leader/ambassador (lead initiatives throughout the year to reduce stigma surrounding youth mental health) 
-School newspaper - Editorial Board - Copy editor (write and edit articles)
-Free the Children - member 
-Remembrance Day and Anti-Violence Assemblies - member
-Peer Assistance Leaders (PALs) - help make transition for new students to the school in grades 9-12 easier

200+ volunteer hours earned to date 
-Leading to Reading - tutored kids from new-immigrant families English (grade 9)
-Assistant Swim Instructor (volunteer) at a community centre (start of grade 10 - end of grade 11) - taught swimming to underprivileged children
-Camp Counsellor at day camp (summer 2013) 
-Swim Instructor/Lifeguard at the same day camp (summer 2014)
-Swim Instructor at a local swim centre (January 2015 - present)

So, what are my chances of getting into my choice of commerce/business programs? If you think I can get in, around what time during the year can I expect an offer?

Any help would be super appreciated! :)
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Grade 12 Course Selection Help

4 replies • Last reply: 7:03AM March 03, 2015 UTC by Anonymous
Hello! I am planning to take kinesiology in university and these are the courses I have chosen at the moment but I am not really up to taking calculus/vectors.. what do you think should I? Plus, calculus/vectors is not required for kinesiology. Also, is it a good idea to take an easy course like gym in grade 12 to bump up my average?

1. English
2. French
3. Advanced Functions
4. Calculus and Vectors
5. Chemistry
6. Biology
7. Exercise Science
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Civil Engineering Waterloo ask!!

8 replies • Last reply: 7:03AM March 03, 2015 UTC by Ludwig Van
Hi guys! I have applied to Waterloo, Mc Master, York, Western, UofT for Civil Engineering! Here are the summary of my academic marks:
 Grade 11: Function 100; Physics 95; Chemistry 93; English 86
 Grade 12: Advanced Function 98; Physics 96; Chemistry 97; Calculus 98; Data Management 95-97 ( not complete) ; English 83
 But the most important thing is that i just got 5.5 Ielts ....
 I'm very nevous about my chance of getting accepted to these universites ... What do you guys think?! 
 All responses are appreciated!! Thanks!

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McGill Early Admission Offers??

49 replies • Last reply: 7:03AM March 03, 2015 UTC by Monica Vella
Hi I think we're all here in the waiting game excited to hear back from McGill Uni and other schools we've applied to. I'm looking to get into their Life Sciences program...

If you get an offer, please be so kinda as to letting us know when you received an offer, for what program and your percentage.

This way, we can all go through this process together so best of luck! I hope everyone gets in :) And for those who got in, congrats!!

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Any disadvantages to Track One at Uoft?

5 replies • Last reply: 7:03AM March 03, 2015 UTC by Ludwig Van
I feel like I'm pretty sure about what discipline I'd look to go into for engineering (mechanical), but of course, a lot could change in the coming months/years…so Track One is beginning to appeal to me. 

Just wondering: can anyone think of any disadvantages to Track One? Are there any real, tangible benefits to starting in one of the regular engineering streams? I mean, all of the classes are basically the same, right? 
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Chances of Getting into Mechanical Engineering

0 replies • Posted: 7:03AM March 03, 2015 UTC
What are my chances of getting in?

Semester one marks:
Advanced Fuctions-78
Calculus and Vectors - 96
Physics - 80

Projected semester two mid-term marks:
English(taken online) - 90
Chemistry - 95
Computer Science - 95

The average works out to be around 89%

I think I did well on the supplementary application portion as I had >10 prominent extracurricular activities listed and the video response went well too. However, I'm worried about U of T's policy on taking online courses as they don't state it on the Faculty of Engineering website.

Does anyone have any experience with applying with online/evening courses. Also, what are my chances of getting an acceptance in my current situation?
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4 replies • Last reply: 7:03AM March 03, 2015 UTC by Anonymous
ok so these are my couses for grade 11  
functions 11 
English 11 
introduction to anthropology, sociology and psychology 11 biology 11 
chem 11 
 gym 11  
ok so i have one more course to add and i dont know whether i should choose physics or grade 12 advanced functions i want to get into a life science/health science program at u of t/mcmaster and physics isn't required HOWEVER it is recommended. so does that mean i should take physics or not???   i dont really want to take it if it isnt a must but if it helps my chances than i dont mind. 

but if i take physics, i cant take advanced functions 12. I dont want to drop gym or introduction to anthropology, sociology and psychology, even though it wont help me for university. I still need a somewhat fun/easy course.   so, 

physics pros and cons:  
1.recommended for university,  
2.dont want to take it if its not a must, 
 3.its hard,  
4.i'll have to take 2 maths in grade 12 and no social science, cuz my schedule will be packed   

grade 12 advanced functions pros and cons: 
 1.i'll get 2 spares in grade 12, 
 2.might regret not taking physics  

 SO SHOULD I TAKE PHYSICS 11 OR  grade 12 ADVANCED FUNCTIONS IN GRADE 11?? i dont think i can handle 3 sciences and 2 maths. IS PHYSICS USEFUL FOR LIFE SCIENCE/HEALTH SCIENCE? its not required its only recommended, so should i take it?
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want to become a teacher but dont know what courses to take in grade 12

4 replies • Last reply: 7:03AM March 03, 2015 UTC by Anonymous
i want to become a teacher but dont know what courses to take in grade 12 someone help??!
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IVEY AEO first round of acceptences

3 replies • Last reply: 7:03AM March 03, 2015 UTC by Fraz Ali Khan
Hey guys, doesnt the first round of offers come out at march 31? Yet i see people posting their acceptences. Should i be worried?

And can you please tell me my chances. No sugar coating

My EC's are 
1. Main supporting actor in my schools annual play
2. Helped in organizing a national charity event.
3. Head of a team responsible for fund management in a foreign NGO
4. Assistant manager and participant in a program with schuitema

My work experience is book keeping and occasional waiter at my family friends resturant.

I got in western 14 days after i uploaded my grades. This AEO thing is killing me.
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Brock, Mcmaster..I need some help!

0 replies • Posted: 7:03AM March 03, 2015 UTC
I am currently a grade 12 student,  & I need some help and advice towards choosing a university! 

For Brock: How well is the business program WITHOUT coop? Is it possible to switch into it/transfer to it while in university? 

For Mcmaster: How well is the business program? Is there coop available? 

Which would be the better choice? Brock no coop, or Mac? 
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U of T Scarborough acceptance when not applied?

2 replies • Last reply: 7:03AM March 03, 2015 UTC by Anonymous
I applied to U of T computerscience (toronto campus st george), and somehow got acceptance to Scarborough... Does that mean UT Stgeorge rejected me but didnt want to completely reject or...;; Has anyone came across this situation????? Is Scarborough UT still good school o_O never heard of it
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University Acceptance Thread: Where have you been accepted so far?

44 replies • Last reply: 7:03AM March 03, 2015 UTC by Anonymous
Basically what the Title says... Its almost end of Feb. Where do you all stand in terms of acceptances? What university are you still waiting for? Or perhaps you have already accepted an offer... Share with us!
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TD Scholarship!!!

0 replies • Posted: 7:03AM March 03, 2015 UTC
I was wondering if anybody has heard back from the TD scholarship?! Really would apprrciatr ur reponses!!!
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Any one

9 replies • Last reply: 7:03AM March 03, 2015 UTC by Anonymous
Did any one get accepted into Math and Physical Sciences and if you dont mind stating your avg
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Queen's/Rotman/DeGroote Commerce

2 replies • Last reply: 7:03AM March 03, 2015 UTC by Anonymous
What chance do I have to get into Queen's Commerce with an 89% average. My school isn't semestered so I cant wait till next semester to boost my marks..this is as far as it goes..I'm so worried. I have really good ECs though. I'm the secretary of CANFAR and United Way, journalist for the yearbook, Head of Publicity for the school drama festival, Events committee member for Leadership Council,  and I work at LDATD where I teach children with disabilities.

Any feedback is appreciated..
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Concurrent Education

0 replies • Posted: 7:03AM March 03, 2015 UTC
Who has applied for Concurrent Education for 2015-2016? Have you got accepted yet and where? 
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Are all conditional offers created equal?

2 replies • Last reply: 7:03AM March 03, 2015 UTC by Anonymous
This may be a dumb question, but if two people are accepted to the same program at the same school, will the conditions outlined in their offers be the same? 
Eg. Both students must maintain a 85% average, even though one currently has higher grades than the other.
Or do the acceptance's conditions depend on each student's current academic standing? 
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11 replies • Last reply: 7:03AM March 03, 2015 UTC by Anonymous
hey, im an 17 year old asian dude who is planning on pursuing in business/computer science double degree. But, prom is just around the corner and I was wondering if you guys can give me some cute/fun promposal ideas I could do?
I'm planning to ask a white girl out btw. Any tips?
Some ideas I was thinking were:
- flash mob
- ping pong balls in locker idk
- any more???
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Upcoming Waterloo Math Acceptances

51 replies • Last reply: 7:03AM March 03, 2015 UTC by Anonymous
Within the next week or two, UW is going to be making it's first round of acceptances for the math department. Discuss and share averages here if you're one of the students shooting for a round one acceptance into a math department program!

Good luck!
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University of Toronto Engineering Student - Ask Me Anything

385 replies • Last reply: 7:03AM March 03, 2015 UTC by Anonymous
Hey everyone! I started this thread to answer questions from the potential class of 2017, and to keep all of the University of Toronto-related items in one place. 

I'm a first year engineering student at the University of Toronto and I'm currently studying electrical/computer engineering (same courses as TrackOne). I commute to school every day, so I can't really answer that many questions about residence, but I'm sure others will be willing to chime in on that. 

Without further ado, ask away!
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McMaster, UofT or UBC Engineering Acceptances?

4 replies • Last reply: 7:03AM March 03, 2015 UTC by beverly cheese
Hey guys,

I was wondering if any of the above schools started to send out acceptances for engineering or if anyone here has got an acceptance from any of these schools for engineering.

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The Woo Group Review RBC Wealth Management Hong Kong USA - ledelse etter hverandre

0 replies • Posted: 7:03AM March 02, 2015 UTC
RBC Global Asset Management (RBC GAM), asset management divisjon av Royal Bank of Canada, kunngjorde i dag et lederskap overgangen, med Damon Williams og Alex Khein utnevnt som co-direktorer, rapportering til George Lewis, gruppe hode, RBC rikdom administrasjon og RBC forsikring, effektive 1. mai 2015. Ogsa effektiv 1. mai 2015, John Montalbano, administrerende direktor i RBC GAM, overtar en ny rolle som nestleder av RBC rikdom administrasjon, fortsetter a rapportere til Lewis.

Relatert link:
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Is BOH 4MI (Business Management) online easy?

3 replies • Last reply: 7:03AM March 02, 2015 UTC by Black Mamba
I have decided to take BOH 4MI online, and i just wanted to ask if it was easy. 
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I'm just wondering if the Health Science program at Wilfred Laurier is good?

0 replies • Posted: 7:03AM March 02, 2015 UTC
 I haven't heard much about this program, and I just got accepted. I'm debating whether I should go or not.....
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