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A friend of mine wants to get into Queens Commerce. She's aiming for about a 90-95% average.

Her ec's are:

Grad comittee
Cross Country

and she also works.

What are her chances? I know queens is hard on ec's but do they really want like 6+ groups? :batman:
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Quality over quantity...
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90-95% is a big range.

What did she do in those activities? Did she hold leadership roles?
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Queen's is pretty big on extra-curriculars... More so if you apply for scholarships there, they super like leadership roles.

Plus there's the supp app for commerce:

http://www.queensu.ca/admission/apply/firstyear/requirements/documents/pse/practicepse/qc.pdf
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More than quantity of ECs, it is important to be able to apply experiences to more abstract qualities such as leadership. That being said, it is good to have enough (from Grades 9-12) to fill the five spots on your PSE.
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Queen's looks a lot at well-rounded students, especially with leadership roles. There's probably going to be a ton of other kids that apply with a 90-95, so at Queen's (especially commerce!!) you really need something on your PSE to stand out. Also, Queen's posts the minimum at ~87% but in reality essentially no one gets in with below a 90. Like my sister, who applied for Queen's commerce a few years ago, got rejected with a 92 average and she had more ECs than your friend... Bottom line, Queen's pushes for well-rounded kids a LOT.
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