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I want to study the arts (English, history, social sciences, etc) for my undergrad. My goal is law school.  A lot of people discourage me for UofT for undergrad since it is apparently hard to maintain a high GPA for law school. I'm a 90+ student. 
Is going to UofT for my undergrad worth it? 
Or should I just go somewhere like York? 
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This question keeps coming up. U of T is not recommended for undergraduate SCIENCES for people wanting to go to MEDICAL SCHOOL. Before you start making things up yourself, nobody says anything bad about their arts programs. This is an essay-heavy program. You're not getting C's in U of T arts and magically pulling off A's at Ryerson.
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You're right, it's just why do people still advise us to stay away from UofT? in another forum this guy said UofT has a low grading system, is that a total lie?
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Ok, it depends on what you define as a low grading system. People advise med school hopefuls to stay away from U of T for undergrad because to have a good chance of getting into a Canadian medical school you need a GPA above 3.9. A 3.9 GPA means that you have straight A's and A+ grades in university. Remember, even if you get a B or B+ in a  course, that is 3.0 and 3.3 respectively. How many students do you think are getting straight A/A+ grades at U of T?

You need to understand that you're prone to grade inflation in high school where anyone and their mother can get 80s now. In university, first and second-year class averages are in the C range. This is NOT unique to U of T however but any large university class. It's the same as if you went to McMaster, Waterloo, York, McGill, etc. Your 90+ average in high school means nothing because it's a complete joke to get 90+ grades in high school bird courses. The problem is that high schoolers expect to get easy marks in university, and most of them experience a 15-25% drop. 

For social science and humanities programs, it doesn't matter if you went to U of T, York, Western, Lakehead, McMaster, Guelph, etc. They are all graded the same. Picture an English class. You can try to get an easier teacher but will changing schools make your English mark skyrocket if you're doing poorly at another school? You don't seem to understand that arts programs are like your English class. If you think you can write a crappy paper and expect to get a 90 then that's not U of T giving you low grades, that's you writing a crappy paper and being given the grade you deserve. The people marking your papers at York are not jokers who are going to give you 90s. These are masters and phD students as well as professors who have doctorates in these fields. There is no half-assing your way through this program expecting to get A's and A+ grades. To succeed in an arts program and get good grades you need to be a very good writer, and write in a way that impresses your TA and professor. 

I'm not sure why you're repeating yourself as the first poster answered your question. High schoolers recommend other high schoolers to stay away from U of T for med school purposes, as their science programs have a reputation of being graded harshly. They are sometimes given harder tests to really figure out who should get C's, B's, A's, etc. This would not apply to you since the bulk of the evaluations in your program would be essay writing. 
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Thank you!
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+1

I try not to roll my eyes when I hear people saying that they only have a low GPA because they go to so and so school when really they're making up excuses and try to bring down your accomplishments for getting strong grades at another less reputation institution. There is a buddy of mine pulling off a 3.94 GPA at Ryerson, and my other buddies at McMaster and Waterloo getting GPAs ranging from 2.0 to 3.0 like to poke fun at him for going to Ryerson and say that he only has good grades cuz he's there. I roll my eyes because, in the end, they're all in the same program. My buddy at Ryerson works very hard and keeps law school in his mind every day (he is in engineering but wants to go into intellectual property law). 

Don't believe that noise. There is a reason that grad schools and employers in Canada don't care where you went for your degree in most cases (exceptions are law and business). 

Also, I wouldn't really boast about your 90+ average unless you took math and sciences, and go to a highly academic, rigorous school (even then it's high school). Taking courses like business leadership, challenge and change, world issues, etc. and getting 90+ doesn't exactly make you academically superior. 
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Yeah I know but it's still the students who get high grades in highschool that ever really accomplish great things later on in university. Thank you!
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Lol, seriously you telling yourself that to stroke your own ego? High school grades mean nothing. My cousin went into U of T life sci with a 98% average and dropped out after the first year. I know tons of people who had 90s in high school and are doing very average or below average in uni. I also know people who barely tried in high school getting 60s and 70s who are doing well in university. You really think these useless high school courses actually prepare students for post-secondary? In high school, teachers give out inflated grades to their favourite students. You think this is the case in university where you're in lecture classes surrounded by hundreds of nameless faces, thousands if you go to U of T. Give it a rest bid. Your 90 doesn't mean you're getting into law school. You would be beyond foolish to go into uni without a backup plan in case you don't make it to law school.
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Red pills....red pills everywhere!
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Cool thanks bruh!
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Lol, seen so many kids like this back in my own high school and undergrad. They were so hyped from getting 95s in international business, a joke course taught by a joke prof who couldn't care less about the course.

But, the other poster is right. Just as someone wanting to go to med school needs backup plan, someone in an arts program with the goal of law school certainly needs a backup plan. Otherwise. what in the world do you hope to do with an arts degree in the job market?
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You guys are right. I think imma just go the paralegal route in college. Jehovah bless you all. :)
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OP there is nothing wrong with being a paralegal. It is more employable than many university degrees out there. Paralegals do a lot of the same work as lawyers only to a lesser extent. For further information only to inform yourself, you can read up on it here 

http://lawstudents.ca/forums/forum/47-paralegals

https://www.lsuc.on.ca/licensingprocessparalegal.aspx?id=2147491230#s1q1

It's ok, you'll be more in touch with reality once you enter university and finish your first year. 
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People exaggerate the vigour of u of t too much. Yeah, it's hard, but you can get good marks if you actually keep up.
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