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Waterloo Engineering 2nd round offers
Who is still waiting for their waterloo engineering acceptance?
Does anyone know the exact date offers will be made?
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Please Help Me Choose, Confused at the Moment
Okay so I got into Life Sci at Trinity. I got into Western Med Sci. I applied to McMaster Health Sci and I'll get in most likely as my average is a 95.83% (I know that doesn't matter for Health Sci as everyone above a 90 is treated equally) and my supp app was very strong (It was written by dad's friend who is an author). But right now I'm confused so can one suggest me where I should go next year and why? Thanks! I plan on going to Med School if I'm lucky enough to get in.

MAJOR UPDATE: Hey guys, just wanted to let ya know that I did indeed get accepted into Health Sci and have committed there. I got in May 10th, so 2 days ago. YConic was down so I could not access the website for the last couple of days. So yeah, if you guys are gonna meet up and mourn somewhere lemme know, I'll send pizza boxes. And to all the haters FUCK YOU. And to that one person who couldn't get in cuz of me, FUCK YOU. Love ya all!!
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Business School Acceptances Thread!
Tell us what was your average and when you got accepted to the school you applied to!
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What not to forget to bring to University!!
As many of us are heading off to the university thread. I say we start a thread on things not to bring to university and to bring!!

I'll start.
People tell me: DONT forget showering slippers.
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Official SHAD 2018 Thread!
Hey guysss! I'm currently working on my SHAD application for 2018! Any of you doing the same? We can chat here :^D
Anyone else feel bad for all these people going into sciences, hoping to be doctors?
The Canadian medical school system is a huge farce. I'm seeing all these highly intelligent students, who would likely make good physicians, all pile into a bandwagon and go into science programs at Canadian schools all over the country. They're wasting precious years completing a useless undergraduate degree (something that is not required in most nations outside of North America), all while taking on tens of thousands of dollars in debt. The sad truth is, most of these people will not make it into a Canadian medical school. The odds and numbers are against them. I'm sure atleast some of them know it too, but they still hold onto the hope that they will be in that 10% of applicants who are accepted. 

I wish you guys the best of luck, and certainly do not envy you. This will be an extremely long and difficult road ahead of you. 
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McMaster Applicants 2015
Posted this thread for everyone who applied to Mac this year.

If you get an offer from McMaster, let us know when and what program.

Applied for Life sciences and Physical Sciences

Admission Info links:

2015 Admissions cut offs:
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Queens Opinions
Is queens even that good for commerce? Every time im on this website i see every university but queens getting bashed for their programs. what is so special about queens? they dont have co op, just prestige. i feel like its trash but people flock there because of the name
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Queen's Chancellor's Scholarship 2017/18!!
Hey so I was looking around for one of these updated threads but couldn't seem to find one so I thought I'd make one! Just thought of making this as an update thread on applications/acceptances. 

EDIT: Got a request to change this to a Queen's Commerce Thread lol there do seem to be a lot of people here for commerce
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Entering grade 12 mega-thread
So this thread is for people who just finished grade 11 and will be applying to uni in the fall, post your grade 11 average and top three choices!

Me: grade 11 average--89.5
Top 3: Ivey/Queens (tied) and Laurier
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"Selective" Undergraduate Programs in Canada
Do you guys agree that these are the selective undergrad programs in Canada? 
I'm not saying prestige matters in any way. 

Queen's University - Queens Commerce, QuARMS
(High cut offs + # of applicants vs admitted - 450 & 10 students respectively)

University of Western Ontario - IVEY School of Business
(Generally difficult to get in - [upper year entry])

University of Waterloo - Computer Science, Mathematics, Nano/Biomedical/Mechanical Engineering, 
(High cut offs + # of applicants vs admitted - 365 - comp sci, 115 - Nano, and 50 students for biomed)

McMaster University - Integrated Science, Health Sciences, Arts and Science
((High cut offs + # of applicants vs admitted - 60, 160, 60 students respectively)

University of Ottawa - Biomedical science 
(Selectivity - 100 students accepted)

University of British Columbia - Sauder School of Business, International Economics, 
First year science 
(High cut offs + selectiviy - UBC BIE accepts 85 students)

University of Calgary - Neuroscience, Health Sciences
(High cut offs + selectivity - 25 and 100 students accepted respectively)
University of Alberta - Medical Laboratory Science 
(High cut offs + selectivity - 29 students admitted [upper year program])

McGill University - Desaulets, Architecture, Bio related science
(High cut offs + selectivity - 20 students accepted [architecture])
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I have  been literally dying to go to Ryerson's Psychology program.
I religiously check my online Ryerson portal account every single day until today. 
My heart literally sunk, I've been wait listed!

Do you guys know what the cut off mark is required to actually be offered an admission and when is the final day for admissions to go out?


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High School Class of 2018 Offers of Admission
Now that school's back in full force and university applications are open, I thought I'd make this application thread so that people can see when people get accepted, where they applied, their averages, etc.

In your post, please include the following:
- Program and post-secondary institution
- Date of application
- Date of offer
- Admission average (Grade 11, Grade 12 first semester- basically whatever was used in determining admission qualifications)
- Province you're applying from
- Any other information you'd like to add

Good luck everyone!!
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Incoming Commerce/Business 2021 Student
Hey guys! I've been seeing a couple of these incoming student posts, so I thought I'd do one for Business/Commerce in general.

I applied to York Schulich, UofT Rotman, UTM Commerce, Queen's Commerce, WLU BBA, and Western BMOS + Ivey AEO and got into all of them. I ended up choosing Queen's Commerce.

So feel free to reply to this post if you have any questions about any of the above universities or programs. I used this website a ton when I was applying so I thought I'd try to help some 2022 kids :) I also researched a lot for the above schools.
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Decline! Please. Please decline.
Hey, if you know for sure that you aren't going to a certain program that you've already been accepted to, could you please, please, please decline it through OUAC? I realize it's a nice comfort to have the program there just in case but if you KNOW you aren't going, please decline and let that space open up for someone right on the edge of the cutoff who wants to go to their dream program at their dream school.
I myself didn't even think about what declining actually does until I saw someone post about it on here, but it's such a nice thing to do, and there is absolutely no harm in it. You're just being proactive and possibly (probably) helping out someone else. There's really no reason to wait til June 1st for the offer to expire unless you are not 100% sure of where you're going - if you've already accepted one offer or know that you are going to accept it, pleeeeeeeease decline the others. Please. You could be doing so much for someone else's future by doing so little.
Grade 12 with a high 80s average who is losing their mind from all the anxiety and panic
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Schulich Second Round!
Anyone expecting a second round offer with midterm marks? What are your averages like?
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Schulich BBA/iBBA Applicants - Class of 2021
Hello everyone! 

I To those of you applying to Schulich's BBA/iBBA, let's build this forum by posting our:   
Projected Average:  
Interview Outcome:  

Good luck to you all!
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Undergrad leading to Med School.
I have heard that universities with medical schools don't care what subject you study and graduate from. That being said, would it be an advantage to attend a Life Sciences program or a regular science program such as Biochem, Chemistry or Biology? I'm thinking to attend Western, Guelph, Mac or Ottawa. I want to know what you guys have to say.
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Is my brother's life over?
He's in grade 5 right now he has A- to A+ in most subjects but in science he has B-. Is he not going to be able to university? He has aspirations to become a doctor. Should I encourage him to do something else and not waste his life if he gets B- in science?
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Nursing Hopefuls for 2018!!
There has been posts like these in the past years, so I decided to make one for 2018 applicants!

You can share...
1) What school(s) you`re applying to?
2) What other programs are you applying to as a backup?
3) What overall average are you aiming for at the end of the year?
4) For current/past nursing students, what is your advice for anyone applying for nursing programs this year?

I am applying to Western, McMaster, Brock, Ottawa and some collabs!
Hoping for a 90 average this year.
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Waterloo Computer Science Applicants of 2016!
This forum is for Waterloo computer science applicants of 2016!

This is created to get a better understand of the applicants this year. Share the following please:

1. Estimated admission average
2. EC's

Just want to get to know the competition a bit better! Good luck to everyone!
5th Year Brock BBA/BAcc Co-op student, ask me anything! (IB and Big 4 Co-op)

I'm basically always on here so figured might as well make one of these and help out any prospective students.

- First 2 years spent as BBA Co-op student, secured first coop term through BBA
- Transferred into BAcc Co-op after 2 years
- Currently doing a spring semester

You kinda get the best of both worlds since I have been in all (both) the programs offered at the Goodman School of Business!

And since I know these are gonna be popular Qs:

- Avg (both major and overall) ~80%
- ECs: Leadership position in a club, some entrepreneurial stuff, sports stuff
- Work XP: General accounting internship at no-name organization doing very basic stuff, manual labour

Since attending Brock, I have received interview requests from:

Company / Quantity / (Co-op vs summer intern, Location) 

RBC x 3 (Various positions, co-op x2 and summer intern x1, Toronto)
Big 4 Audit x3 (1x Co-op and 1x Summer intern, Toronto...1 x Co-op in Calgary)
Big 4 Summer Leadership Conferences x2 (Toronto)
CPP Investment Board x2 (Summer Analyst, Toronto)
Scotiabank (Co-op, Toronto)
Grant Thornton Audit (Co-op, Toronto)
Canadian Tire (Co-op, GTA)
Ontario Securities Commission (CPA position, summer intern, Toronto)
Mercedes-Benz Financial Services (Co-op, GTA)
TeamBuy .ca (Summer intern, Toronto)
Imperial Oil (Co-op, Calgary)
Suncor (Co-op, Calgary)
Regional CPA firm (Co-op, Hamilton area)
Small CPA firm (Co-op, Niagara region)
Publicly traded minerals company (Co-op, Toronto)
OMERS Pension Fund (Co-op, Toronto)
Big 5 Canadian Bank Capital Markets x2 (Co-op, Toronto)
Husky Energy (Summer intern, Calgary)
Accenture Consulting (Full time, Toronto)
McKinsey Consulting (Full time, Eastern Europe)

- Rejected from BAcc Co-op
- Accepted to BBA Co-op with 83.5% top 6

- Joined B4 Audit in January 2016
- Done 8 months of co-op, not at an accounting firm
- Major average ~85, overall ~80+
- ECs, unchanged from when applying to first co-op
- Completed a couple certificates in excel

- Get public accounting experience somewhere else. This is basically a must. I believe I was the only upper year hired from my school into B4 this past term without prior public experience. It's something I noticed during recruiting
- If you have the above, grades matter a bit less. Yes you still want to do as best as you can, but a high 70 is OK enough if you have prior XP. An 80+ is still ideal though
- Be prepared to explain why you left your previous employer (and don't speak poorly about them)

That's basically it. So feel free to ask me anything and I'll try to answer your Qs as best as I can!

*Even if nobody has posted in this topic for a while, feel free to do so, chances are I'm still lurking on here