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McMaster, Laurier, or Western (Not Ivey) business?

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I got accepted to 3 universities, all for the business program.

1) Western (NOT Ivey)- BMOS
2) McMaster - DeGroote - BComm
3) Laurier - BBA

I would like to know which one has a better reputation both in Canada and abroad - which one would get me the job in the U.S for example, McMaster, Laurier, or Western (again, not Ivey)? Also which one is more recognized here?

I'm also interested in doing coop at Laurier or internship at McMaster. Pros and cons of each would be helpful.

Thanks!
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For just their reputation and academics...

Laurier>McMaster>Western

Mind you I'm still choosing McMaster over the other 2 (unless Ivey/Queen's accepts me)

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For just their reputation and academics...

Laurier>McMaster>Western

Mind you I'm still choosing McMaster over the other 2 (unless Ivey/Queen's accepts me)





Is this reputation in Canada or abroad? Because although Laurier may be known here for its BBA program, it's a small school and doesn't even appear on many university ranking websites while McMaster does - and is one of Canada's best universities overall. So in other countries, McMaster may look like the better choice no?

And why are you choosing McMaster over the other two?
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EDIT: Yeah my rankings were for Canada.

Yes true it is quite small. On an international scale I'm not too sure how any would rank. Western may be OK specifically because employers may think of Ivey and then give you a second look. McMaster does have a good rep, but they're also a very science and math orientated school...perhaps that's why they're known pretty well? Regardless their business school is very underrated so I think it would be known a bit on an international scale. Laurier....I'm not too sure how they're viewed internationally. Like you said they're quite small so that's a valid point. But honestly I'm not too sure about international reputations (as I plan on staying in Canada).

I'm choosing McMaster over BMOS and Laurier because first and foremost, I love their campus. Was very disappointed by Laurier's (but hey, one man's junk is another man's treasure right?). Also I do believe McMaster is very underrated. Their live trading floor is so sick too (seeing as stocks semi-interest me that helps). I also kind of like Hamilton as a city (at least the McMaster vicinity). So yeah that's why. Mind you lots of people would prefer Laurier and the city of Waterloo over this. Same goes for London and Western.

But if Queen's/Ivey accepts me...I'm obviously going to one of those.
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Laurier>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>Mac>>>>Western
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1)Laurier
2)McMaster
3)Western
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