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BUSINESS SCHOOL ADVICE FOR STUDENTS

Hello university students !!! I will be applying to university soon. It would be very helpful for me and other students thinking of applying to Business Programs. I would appreciate if you share about your experience in your Business programs about the followings:

1. Workload (very important)
2. Opportunity in terms of Co-op, internship,networking, etc. (very important)
3. Social life (somewhat important)
4. What advice would you give to future students if they were to succeed in Uni 
5. If you were in grade 12 what program would you chose and why?

Thank you..



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Hi I go to Schulich 
1.Workload is much more than high school
2. Only Networking - internships are way too competitive, forget about that 
3. Social life is below average
4. Nothing much just enjoy it while you can
5. I would choose Western - it's much more lit and the workload is practically nothing, plus Western is arguably the best business school. If i had to stay in city then i would go to Rotman - heard that it is lit too and stuff
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Ignore this troll. He claimed to be a 32 year old KPMG employee with connections to the Big 4 in another thread. Guy is either a troll or mentally deficient.

http://yconic-com-1187180511.us-east-1.elb.amazonaws.com/discussion/schulich-is-bad-go-to-western-queens-rotman/6nUwQF32uVkjccWUWhlOraU7uJBKIDTA

By the way, he made himself anonymous afterward so we all saw his name when he first made this thread. Osgoode did a nice job of calling him out for his lies. 
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Ignore this troll too. He claimed that he was an MPP student that got accepted into a bunch of law schools.
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Yes, and did you not read Osgoode' response to your idiotic post defending my decision? He said that it's more common than you think.

I got into Windsor and an out of province school. It would have ended up putting me in an additional six figures + debt. But I guess high schoolers think money grows on trees. The MPP program is one year with good coop opportunities (placements include the government), Political science was my undergrad degree so an MPP made more sense to me than to go six figures + in debt for Windsor law or an out of province law school. 
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Yes, because of course a guy that put the effort and time into writing the LSAT would settle for some bullsh!t civil servant program than to accept the offer into law school.
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The LSAT is a one 5-hour long test that costs less than $200 to take. A lot of people take it, score decent, and decide not to go to law school. I'm not sure if you're just trolling or just that delusional yourself. I'm in my mid 20s now and looking to get settled down with a family. I decided on a personal note that it wasn't worth it for me to take on 100k+ in debt ON TOP of my undergraduate debt (as I went to Queen's and lived on campus all 4 years). And, frankly you don't need to score that high on the LSAT to get into Windsor and many of the out of province law schools. Read my post carefully kid. I said I got into WIndsor and one out of province law school. Windsor is a holistic school and people get in with sub 160 LSATs and sub 3.7 GPAs. Windsor also has low placement rates on Bay Street so it's not like I can go there and expect to easily pay off my debt upon graduation. It's not U of T, McGIll, or Osgoode. Legal salaries don't pay as well outside of Bay Street, or outside of Toronto for that matter. 

Government jobs are 9-5, pay well, and have great benefits. For many of us, working that many hours with decent pay and getting good pension upon retirement is enough to be happy. I'm sure with age and experience you'll grow up and start seeing the bigger picture. If you think I am the only one who rejected law school offers then go on http://lawstudents.ca, make a post, and see if anyone else did as well. That should clear up your clouded judgement.
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Troll? lol Razear, just because Studentawards  changed to Yconic does not mean people have forgotten your 10,000+ troll posts and antics of terrorizing the online community.
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I don't understand how making a bunch of posts on an online forum is considered to be a form of terrorism unless it was uttering death threats, but I suppose in 2017 if you say something that's even remotely controversial you'll be automatically put in the same category as a Nazi or a mass shooter.
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^^^I guess when Yconic was still called studentawards and there was no anonymous function, you were clearly still in diapers.
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WTF, my info isn't wrong and you can find much more articles to prove the facts I made -- btw you seem more like a troll than me
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You literally made a thread telling people Schulich is sh!t. Gtfo.
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It is wtf

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You literally said you go to Schulich tho, you’re f#cking retarded. Log off this site and go work minimum wage stacking rotors.
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Yo wastemans stop fighting and answer what OP asked
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I wasn't fighting. I was kung fu hwaiting.
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First year Queens Commerce
1. Workload: 
It’s more, not terrible if you can control yourself and make sure hat you can be productive. You are given ample time before deadlines to finish the work...do not wait til last minute. 

2. Opportunity in terms of Co-op, internship,networking, etc.: 
Put it this way, in the first month I’ve already had the opportunity to net work with 3 of the big four, and by the end of October will be networking with Some big consulting firms. 
 
 3. Social life:
 It’s there, you can go Out maybe one a weekend, but weekends are very important to ensure your readings get done. Im personally not a partier and go out maybe twice a month but if you want to find people who do you will! 

4. What advice would you give to future students if they were to succeed in Uni: 
Do all reading before the class where you discuss them so you can actually know what the prof is talking about and re-affirm your knowledge. 

 5. If you were in grade 12 what program would you chose and why?
I got accepted to pretty much every business program out here but so far...Queen’s Commerce has topped my expectations and couldn’t imagine I would already be talking to Big Fours and going to conferences in Toronto. 
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sorry i have to ask this, but what is the big four?
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As of now since it’s been 2 weeks EY and Deloitte. I haven’t really seen KPMG sponsoring much...
In terms of consulting firms I talked to BCG, Accenture and OW. I’m first year too and it’s been like 2 months, it’s crazy! And he connections you can make through upper years here is amazing.
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