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Art-Sci at University of Toronto?
Anyone here in the art and sciences faculty at UofT or planning to go there?

What are your thoughts about this program? Would you consider it a decent undergraduate degree for someone who is interested in going to graduate school (i.e. law school) since there is no 'pre-law' degree.

I would most probably major in International Relations, Political Sciences, History OR Computer Science. Still thinking about this one.
UBC Engineering Admission
Hi, I would love to go to UBC for engineering, granted I don't make it into UWaterloo! 

What are the admission requirements for any UBC Engineering program (I would like to do chemical engineering BTW). 
Do they look at grade 11 marks or top 5 grade 12 only? (I am in a non-semestered school in Ontario) 
Also, What are the admission averages like for chemical engineering at UBC because I know at Waterloo it is 93+% + a good AIF!!! 
$500 "To My Past Self" Community Contest
Hindsight is everything, right? 

With Happy Student New Year quickly approaching, we want to know what one piece of advice you would have given yourself 12 months ago to better get you through your last academic year.  

We’re looking for some inspirational advice that will help other students have an amazing 2015/16 Student New Year. Whether it’s “No matter how comfy your bed is, go to class” or “life’s short, eat the cake” we want to hear from you.  

To enter, simply comment below using your real name with “To My Past Self:” followed by the piece of advice you think would have helped you one year ago. 

Encourage your friends to vote your comment as helpful. The comment with the most helpful votes at the end of the contest period will be awarded the $500 prize.* 

Only friends that have an active yconic profile will be able to vote. So connect and make new friends in the yconic Community or invite your friends to join http://yconic.com for FREE today.

Deadline to apply is October 15, 2015 @ 9:00 AM EDT.  

*See full rules and regulations. Please note: Anonymous or inappropriate posts will not be tolerated nor entered into this contest.  

What advice will you find most helpful? Help us identify the best advice by giving your favourite comments a ‘Help Vote’!

* https://support.yconic.com/hc/en-us/articles/205369054--To-My-Past-Self-Community-Contest-Rules
UofT PEY vs Ryerson IIP
What's better, UofT or Ryerson internships for ECE/biomed/robotics related jobs?
What are the major differences?
Will PEY really give me a big advantage? 
Business School Options
I'm currently a in the 12th grade and have been looking into business schools to apply for. All of them have their pros and cons so I would like to ask your opinions on these schools:
-Queen's Commerce (No co-op but high prestige)
-Waterloo CFM/AFM (loving the coop and living close to home)
-UBC Sauders (Beautiful campus, decent prestige)
-Brock, all three Goodman programs (absolutely amazing coop)
-McMaster Degroote
-Dalhousie (Recommended by an MBA student, love coop)
-Laurier (again, love coop, close to home)
-McGill (high prestige)
Personally I'm aiming for a CFA designation to work as a financial consultant or something of the sort (CPA is also an option, but a lesser option). I absolutely would LOVE coop since I want to start getting work experience as soon as possible, but I'm also looking for a school with relatively high prestige which is pretty much the only reason Queens is an option.
Night School SPH4U
So I have 3 university requirement courses in sem 1, which are advanced functions, physics and chemistry. I'm dropping physics because the physics is not my strong subject, and I'm uncomfortable to talk to the teacher about my problems. I know that physics is the main subject for engineering, but I really think I should take action. Other problem is it's pretty hard for me to do physics without guidance I am now registered in physics in night school, and i have 2 courses only in my semester 1. I would like to know if universities like UofT, UW, Mcmaster, Guelph, etc.  will still look into my offer. I still have these 3 subjects in semester 1, AND I also have a strong AIF. I am going for software engineering (I love programming) and my alternatives are computer science and system designing. Thank you so much for taking your time to help me.
Physical sciences
Is entry into physical science programs competitive? Most websites for the schools I have checked out only list enrollment numbers for science as a whole as opposed to physical science specifically but I gathered that a large portion of those students are life/health science. Mac does list theirs and has a target enrollment of 100 which seems pretty small, but is this because not as many people are applying?

I also have a more demographic related question. Is there a higher proportion of boys than girls studying physical sciences? I didn't feel comfortable asking this sort of question to the profs I talked to at OUF but I'm curious with what I will be facing next year.
Pre Law Thread 2015-2016
I know a lot of people are interested in engineering, cs, medicine and it looks like pre law students have been shunned from this forum. So I decided to give us a voice... 

Every pre law hopeful write down wat ur planning on majoring in and wat school u will attend.

Myn is.... Economics at either ubc or sfu
What's the best engineering school I can get into with an 85%?
Hi! I'm a grade 12 student and I'm looking to apply to a mechanical engineering program. I was hoping to apply to Waterloo or UofT but as of right now my grades are at an 85 so that's probably unlikely: I've checked out Ryerson and York, but I'm not sure what THE best university I can get into with an 85 is. (I live in Canada so I'm looking at Canadian universities, but I'm open to American ones too though I prefer Canadian);.
I never took accounting in HS . Worried
Do you think I will like accounting in general if I'm pretty much/average good at math. Got 90 on grade 11 functions and Im expecting a higher 90s for grade 12 adv. Functions since my tests are either perfect or one to two mistakes. My data management will be low to mid 90s i should say.. i never took accounting in grade 11 so i dont have the chance to take it this year. what do you guys think? I want to get a CPA designation.. but actually no idea what they do specifically. I mean, i know they do debits and credits and all that stuff, and it kind of interests me. Im just not so sure if i will like or hate it. Anyone here who didnt took accounting in hs but enjoyed it in univesity? And vice versa.
Best business/ accounting
What is the best university program for aspiring CPA?
A little background of me: I love the business world. But I also want to keep my options open, I like accounting and also  want to work as marketing manager/ or CEO in the future. This is my ultimate dream (might sound unrealistic)
So yes, which program do you recommend in terms of reputation, easy route to cpa, tuition and so on. 
What are some reputable schools that will still give you decent grades
I really want to go to law school, however I don't want to spend four years at a bottom-end school just to get good grades. So which schools are still reputable and possible to get an 80+ average at.
Need a Computer Programming Friend
Hello everyone , 

Im launching a start-up and our team has a national reach... we have everything except  programmer. 

If anyone on here has experience with website programming and has time to build. I would like to chat about a chance for you to join our team and become a partner ! 

In good health 
Thank you . 
University of Alberta: Faculty of Arts
Hello, I am currently a grade 11 student studying in Alberta. I was wondering if I can get into the Faculty of Arts at U of A with these marks.

English 20-1 - 75% 
Social Studies 20-1 - 75% 
Biology 20 - 75% 
Math 20-1 - 83% 
Chemistry 20 - 85% 
French 20-3y - 90% 

My top 5 average would be 81.6%. Do you think this is a good enough average to receive admission into the Faculty of Arts? 

NOTE: I have not yet completed any of these courses, these are simply my predicted marks.
University of Guelph: Biomedical Science
I am on the fence about taking biomedical science at Guelph as my undergraduate in hopes of later entering  the Ontario veterinary college.  Does anybody have any pros/cons that you can point out regarding this major in preparation for vet school, or just in general?  I'm leaning towards biomed, but animal biology is not completely out of the question.  I'm really confused about what I should do; I've been contemplating my options for the last year now and haven't come any closer to making an easy decision. ANY INPUT IS APPRECIAITED!! thanks in advance :)
U of T Scarborough or Universty of Guelph ?
I want to be a speech-language pathologist and I am really torn between which schools I should do my undergrad at. If I went to U of G I would be taking my undergrad in Psychology, however if I do my undergrad at U of T It would be in psycholinguistics. U of T has a speech 
- language pathology graduate program , if I went to U of T for my undergrad  would it effect my chances to get into the graduate program? 
Laurier 4th yr, with Co-op, worked at PwC, Suncor, and more -AMA
Hi There,

I was a fiend on StudentAwards when I was applying to Unis 3.5 yrs ago, so I'm coming back to help from the other end now. Feel free to ask about Laurier, BBA, Co-op, ECs, International Exchange (currently in Spain), or anything else!

Other schools I applied and got into to in Gr12:
-Waterloo AFM (got the fellowship scholar thingy)
-Ivey AEO, BMOS, Bmed
-Schulich iBBA
-Guelph: resturant mngmnt
-McGill: Immunology & Microbiology
-Did not get: Queens

Highschool: Intnl Baccalaureate.
Social work
What are the top post secondary schools in Ontario for Social Work?
Ophthalmic Medical Technology
Hey, I'm interested to know more about the Ophthalmic Medical Technology program at uOttawa. Im in grade 12 atm and im a mid-80s avg student. I wanted to know how does this program play out, I heard apparently its split into 2 years of studying and another 2 years in a hospital somewhere in ottawa, and I wanted to know if this is a good program to go into optometry school after or maybe even medical school. Thanks :)
Do I leave home or not?????
I am currently trying to decide between York for Digital Media or Waterloo for GBDA (Global Business and Digital Arts). I am from Waterloo so I would save money if I went for GBDA by not living in residence, although the tuition is almost the same amount that I would pay to attend Digital Media at York (tuition plus residence etc). Both programs seem equally interesting and tailored to my interests. It's a tough call, so that's why I'm asking for advice!

GBDA appeals to me because, like I said, I am from Waterloo so I like the fact that I wouldn't have to pay for residence (for first and second year...the program moves to Stratford for the last two years). Also, since I would be at home, I would have access to my "home studio" whenever I want rather than having to travel back on weekends. I also like the idea of moving to Stratford as it a cute, tiny city and I have wanted to experience living in such a place. Since I would wait an additional two years after finishing high school to move out, I may feel more ready at that time to start my adult life.

Digital Media at York is also eye-catching as I would be in Toronto, away from my crazy family. Most times than not, my siblings are very rowdy and it is hard to be at peace. Not having to deal with them on a day-to-day basis would be lovely, but then I worry about noisy students in residence. Besides that, Toronto is a great place to be due to the film industry, which I am interested in. Even though I probably won't get a job in that, I love acting, so having access to auditions will help me get a head start on my fantasy career. I also enjoy directing and producing film of course, this is why I want to study digital media. Everything else in Toronto seems great, too. The numerous concerts and Kensington Market make me happy. It would just suck to be away from family and I worry about not being able to produce music in my dorm.

Given my ups and downs for each program, which do you think would be better suited for me? Feel free to ask questions, I just need help!

ALSO, I would like to start a career after I am finished school (who wouldn't?) so I am worried about the job prospectives for each program. Does anyone know the likeliness of getting a job after graduation in the field of study for each of these programs?

Thanks for taking the time to read this if you have and I apologize for the length!

The Dumbest Thing I Ever Did With My Money
The dumbest thing I have ever done with my money is pay my younger sister to do small chores for me. I pay her to do the dishes and sort the recycling so that I may complete all of my homework on time, retain a healthy physique, and get enough sleep every night. Only my money doesn't go directly to her. I buy her tickets to local hockey games so she can chatter about the eye candy there. She doesn't appreciate the game, she just wants to make snap judgements about the players based on their looks. I know some of the players on the OJHL team Wellington Dukes, and she'll joke about their performance during games.
Each ticket is worth ten dollars, and home games are about once a week during the regular season. During playoffs, the tickets rise to twelve dollars for best of seven. I have paid for my sister to attend two full seasons plus playoffs. Seasons usually go from September to March, which is seven months. Assuming there are four home games a month, there are 28 regular season games... multiplied by ten dollars... I no longer think this is a funny story.
Hello, can someone please explain university to me? I mean that in the most non stupidest way, lol. Like what does it mean by units (5 units, 12 units and such) per semester. 
Please just explain courses, units, how much credits they are worth, semesters and what not. I don't want to be clueless in this whole process.
Thanks in advance! Appreciate it. 
I'm a current grade 12 student and want to go to Laurier. After I want to go into marketing but I keep seeing people refer to it as a 'bird course'. Also does joining things like DECA help students get into Business schools
career help
i need help finding a career!! i am so stuck. i am in between going into business or health sciences - Forensic nursing to be more specific. I love presnting and persuading people and doing like sale pitches, but i dont want a SALES career, i want to go into some fun creative business marketing career, but i donty know any. What might be some good paying fun business careers, hopefuilly dont have to deal with alot of math...