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McGill and IB

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As you may know McGill offers "advanced standing" for IB diploma graduates allowing them to effectively 'skip' first year (or whatever they call it) and go directly into your second year. Does anyone know how this works exactly? Do I have to apply for this, they already have my grades of course, but I'm guessing I don't just turn up walk straight into a second year class?

Any insight would be appreciated.
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I believe McGill automatically gives you the credit, and you have to take it. Some schools let you choose whether to take the credit or not, McGill doesn't do this.
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@ktel wrote
I believe McGill automatically gives you the credit, and you have to take it. Some schools let you choose whether to take the credit or not, McGill doesn't do this.



Yeah that's what I want, so in terms of practical stuff there is nothing I need to do before I go in terms of credits? Just rock up to frosh week and act like a fresher :P
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I'm in U0 (first year) so I'm not completely sure how it works, but yes, you will automatically be put in U1 (second year) based on your credits. However, you're still a freshman, it's just some freshmen are U0 and some are U1, haha. There are tons of other U1 freshmen too.
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I'm sure they will send you information about it when they get your IB marks and stuff
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@ktel wrote
I'm sure they will send you information about it when they get your IB marks and stuff



Well that's what I thought, but they've had my results for a few months now (I have a deferred offer), UofT sent me tons of information about which credits counted for which courses etc... Ah well, guess I'll find out nearer the time.
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