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The higher the admission average the tougher the university?

A photo of Yaroslav64 Yaroslav64
I hear this rumour a lot, is there any truth to it?
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A photo of Zeal Zeal
No, it's not true at all. Just look at Mac Health sci or any top business program, which contradicts that statement. Also, Ryerson engineering I've heard is as tough as UW and UofT engineering, and they just accept students with low averages so they can kick them out and take their money later on.

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same as UT, I hear UT kick out lots of students after first year
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To a certain extent I think. A school such as Algoma is probably going to be easier than UofT (huge understatement). But there will definitely be exceptions, and it won't be completely cut and dry from the middle tier schools to the top-tier schools.
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@Zeal wrote
No, it's not true at all. Just look at Mac Health sci or any top business program, which contradicts that statement. Also, Ryerson engineering I've heard is as tough as UW and UofT engineering, and they just accept students with low averages so they can kick them out and take their money later on.





:O What's wrong with Mac Health Sci?!?!
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A photo of waazup waazup
Probably true about 80% of the time than other competitors, but more of reputation.

^ To the person who said top business schools and Mac health sci, you are wrong. They ARE hard. Do you have any experience in business? It's not your typical "Invent this product, how does a business work, etc."...

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@waazup wrote
Probably true about 80% of the time than other competitors, but more of reputation.

^ To the person who said top business schools and Mac health sci, you are wrong. They ARE hard. Do you have any experience in business? It's not your typical "Invent this product, how does a business work, etc."...




Yes, I know many people in top business programs (Rotman, Schulich, Ivey), and let's just say, they aren't the sharpest tools in the shed.

Mac Health sci has a 50%, give or take, of its students go off to medical school with competitive GPA's. Since most people in health sci are gunning for medical school either way, it shouldn't be that much of a stretch to conclude that health sci is a relatively easy program (when compared to waterloo and UofT life sci).
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@Zeal wrote

@waazup wrote
Probably true about 80% of the time than other competitors, but more of reputation.

^ To the person who said top business schools and Mac health sci, you are wrong. They ARE hard. Do you have any experience in business? It's not your typical "Invent this product, how does a business work, etc."...




Yes, I know many people in top business programs (Rotman, Schulich, Ivey), and let's just say, they aren't the sharpest tools in the shed.

Mac Health sci has a 50%, give or take, of its students go off to medical school with competitive GPA's. Since most people in health sci are gunning for medical school either way, it shouldn't be that much of a stretch to conclude that health sci is a relatively easy program (when compared to waterloo and UofT life sci).



Hmm, so what are the sharpest tools in the shed?
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@waazup wrote

@Zeal wrote

@waazup wrote
Probably true about 80% of the time than other competitors, but more of reputation.

^ To the person who said top business schools and Mac health sci, you are wrong. They ARE hard. Do you have any experience in business? It's not your typical "Invent this product, how does a business work, etc."...




Yes, I know many people in top business programs (Rotman, Schulich, Ivey), and let's just say, they aren't the sharpest tools in the shed.

Mac Health sci has a 50%, give or take, of its students go off to medical school with competitive GPA's. Since most people in health sci are gunning for medical school either way, it shouldn't be that much of a stretch to conclude that health sci is a relatively easy program (when compared to waterloo and UofT life sci).



Hmm, so what are the sharpest tools in the shed?


Those who actually took challenging courses and still did well, not 3-4 bird courses to make up for the hit that calculus or advanced functions did to their average.
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More competition&applicants = higher admission average
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@arviny wrote
More competition&applicants = higher admission average


this.. I mean I am looking over at the many AFM friends I have - the first year courses they take are extremely easy with the exception of AFM 102. They just have huge ass competition because everyone still wants 90s in university, which is not hard to achieve in AFM.

some schools just dont have any competition with their programs, so accepts students with top6 of high 70s or more, and of course those students end up partying too much or cant handle the difficulty cause either their marks werent good to begin with or they took too many bird courses in high school. theyre not out to take your money, they just had some higher expectations.
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@Theresa96 wrote
same as UT, I hear UT kick out lots of students after first year



UofT is NOTORIOUS for this.
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@SUMmer123456 wrote

@Theresa96 wrote
same as UT, I hear UT kick out lots of students after first year



UofT is NOTORIOUS for this.


Well I guess \i know where I'm not going if i get in, plus I applied to engineering. even better...
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@Zeal wrote
No, it's not true at all. Just look at Mac Health sci or any top business program, which contradicts that statement. Also, Ryerson engineering I've heard is as tough as UW and UofT engineering, and they just accept students with low averages so they can kick them out and take their money later on.





Do you think Windsor engineering would be any easier/tougher than Waterloo engineering?
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@Zeal wrote

@waazup wrote

@Zeal wrote

@waazup wrote
Probably true about 80% of the time than other competitors, but more of reputation.

^ To the person who said top business schools and Mac health sci, you are wrong. They ARE hard. Do you have any experience in business? It's not your typical "Invent this product, how does a business work, etc."...




Yes, I know many people in top business programs (Rotman, Schulich, Ivey), and let's just say, they aren't the sharpest tools in the shed.

Mac Health sci has a 50%, give or take, of its students go off to medical school with competitive GPA's. Since most people in health sci are gunning for medical school either way, it shouldn't be that much of a stretch to conclude that health sci is a relatively easy program (when compared to waterloo and UofT life sci).



Hmm, so what are the sharpest tools in the shed?


Those who actually took challenging courses and still did well, not 3-4 bird courses to make up for the hit that calculus or advanced functions did to their average.



Lol. Oh man. You think you do bird courses here? CLEARLY, you have not been inside one of these schools nor looked at their curriculum. Killer math, financial accounting, macroeconomics, micro, stats, corporate finance, etc.

These are not bird courses!! Probably just as hard as university science for many!
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@Zeal wrote

@waazup wrote
Probably true about 80% of the time than other competitors, but more of reputation.

^ To the person who said top business schools and Mac health sci, you are wrong. They ARE hard. Do you have any experience in business? It's not your typical "Invent this product, how does a business work, etc."...




Yes, I know many people in top business programs (Rotman, Schulich, Ivey), and let's just say, they aren't the sharpest tools in the shed.

Mac Health sci has a 50%, give or take, of its students go off to medical school with competitive GPA's. Since most people in health sci are gunning for medical school either way, it shouldn't be that much of a stretch to conclude that health sci is a relatively easy program (when compared to waterloo and UofT life sci).



I've heard that Ivey works its students hard enough within the first months to make some of them cry.

The "I know many people in top business programs..." thing, that's just a personal bias, a hasty generalization made with too small of a sample size.
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