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so I'm going into grade 12 and taking all the science and calculus. (Took advanced functions in grade 11) And I was just wondering how hard is grade 12 physics and chem? I took grade 11 physics in summer school and the material wasn't hard (maybe because the teacher stuck to the basics). BUT WILL GRADE 12 PHYSICS BE HARD (taking in day school)?? If I am willing to study, etc. Just nervous about grade 12 marks.....my goal is 90+ in terms of marks
UPDATE: keep track of my journey through my blog (https://followmetomd.wordpress.com/)! After numerous comments on this forum, I decided to start up my own blog to help guide all that are interested in pursuing medicine, and keep you guys updated on my journey. Follow my blog, and do not hesitate to leave comments with questions, comments, suggestions that you may have. Cheers!
Hi, I am currently attending University of Western Ontario for the Medical Sciences Program.
I am happy to answer any questions that anyone may have about the program, course load, and overall experience at Western!
A bit about myself:
I attended a high school within Ontario and received my acceptance to Med Sci in January (or early February?). I was also accepted to multiple science programs from other universities including, but not limited to: U of T, Waterloo, York, McMaster, Queen's, Ryerson, and Guelph.
Post questions down below and I will try to get back to you as soon as possible!
Hi! So im going into grade 12 this september! My mind is set on to either go into chem engineering or possibly biomedical eng and my top choices are Queens, Mac, or Uoft. BUT My problem is that there is only one grade 12 physics class next year and it conflicts with my only bird class - performing arts - which is basically a class where we put on the school play. Like i don't have a lead lead role and i could drop but at the same time I really dont want to drop it because its a guarenteed 95 + So i was debating on doing night school physics. I wanted to know if anyone whos taken night school physics or knows anything about it can tell me if thats going to be a bad idea or not. Its already too late to do summer school physics because it already ended.
My schedule next year looks to be -
Sem 1 - Adv functions, english, bio, performing arts
Sem 2 - religion, spare (dropping french), calc, chemistry. And night school physics
I am looking for some help regarding the recent estimate i recently received from OSAP. About a month ago, I used OSAP estimate calculator to determine how much I could get. OSAP estimate calculator estimated approximately $12 000, which gave me the necessary money i needed to cover my expenses with about $2000 left over. The estimate I actually got was $3000 dollars, which actually puts me in serious trouble because my father contributed the maximum he could and I already included all my assets and the money I will earn in my application. Is there any noticeable reason my funding is so low? I've seen other people's funding's, who have much more than I do, get much higher funding than me. Somebody please help me figure this out.
When I tried the OSAP estimator a while ago my funding was estimated at $16,200 where I guessed that I would be making around $3,000 over the summer. I just got my official summary which was based on a more accurate earning of $800 during the summer (My work isn't giving me many shifts for some reason). My funding is now at $15,441. I'm just a little confused because I filled everything else the same and I'm earning less. 700 isn't a big discrepancy but I'm just wondering if it's possible that the money deposited into my account will be closer to the summary?
P.S included in all of this is $3,500 in scholarship money.
Hi, I'm an incoming first year student and I unfortunately missed the 2016/2017 admission bursary application :( The site says I can still apply for bursaries under the Financial Assistance Profile Application which becomes available in August. Is there a difference between an admission bursary and the those via the application in the student center (i.e taking high school average into account)? Also, am I still eligible for a minimum $1,000 bursary as mentioned on the site with regards to the admission bursary?
My name is Bo and I'm a second-year Software Engineering student and Engineering Ambassador at the University of Waterloo. I know many of you are keen to study at Waterloo. I hope this thread will be very useful for you guys. I also started my blog: https://bopeng.io to write about my first year experience. I'll also be writing about the University admission process, and specifically for Engineering programs!
List any questions below! I will try my best to respond to your questions daily.
Admissions 2015: How it's going to work by Prof Bill Anderson
Professor Bill Anderson's Blog on Waterloo Engineering Admissions
Waterloo Engineering Shadow Program
OUAC Important Dates
Which Engineering Program is right for you? Quiz
I'm starting university this fall, and I've never held an actual job. I've done some volunteering here and there, but that's about it. I've applied to many different places for work, but never heard back. How detrimental is this to my future, and how can I recover?
I strive in literacy based courses such as English and Law but when it comes to Math I completely suck. I am in grade 12 considering learning math all the way up to grade 12 university level. Any tips on where I should begin and how to tackle it?
Hi, I am a little nervous that I wont be able to make it into UBC. My grade 11 marks are:
Physics 11: 98%
Pre-Cal 11: 99%
PE 11: 96%
French 11: 93%
English 11: 87% ( I know I could have done better)
Socials 11: 95%
Art 11: 89%
EC's: Adopt-A-Street Program, tutor students at my current high school, green team recycling leader, student council member. This summer I am going to volunteer as a retail associate and at the beginning of September, I will be volunteering as a leading
coordinator for LBN.
So, how do you think my chances are of getting in? I would like to apply to Sauder, but I've heard its immensely competitive. Or is going to SFU a better idea? because they have a great business school.
Hey guys, I'm going to be starting grade 12 this year and I'm interested in pursuing a career in engineering, hopefully at Waterloo. However, I'm having a difficult time deciding between which discipline I should pursue as I lack sufficient knowledge of what each one encompasses to make a good decision at the moment, not to mention that I'm also quite indecisive.
Right now, I am thinking of applying to biomedical or software with environmental or management as a backup, as the first two are extremely competitive, and I'm uncertain of whether I will be accepted to those programs.
I would really appreciate it if anyone could help me out with their recommendation or shed some light on what some of the programs entail, especially Management and Biomedical as I can't seem to find much information on those two.
I'm going into my first year at UTSC pursuing a BBA and I've been wondering what career to pursue. I thought I liked accounting but I'm really interested in investments and finance. My high school teacher (who taught both accounting and finance for me) said I should pursue finance rather than accounting because I seemed more interested in it.
I am not that great in mathematics and I'm scared about failing either pathway.
The questions I have are:
1. Is choosing finance a better career move than accounting?
2. Is a job in finance riskier than accounting?
3. Because my math skills aren't great, do you think hard work and determination in pulling up my finance and calculus grades will help me to succeed?
4. What opportunities should I pursue after University?
hey so i'm taking a gap year therefore universities only see my final marks. Unfortunately my average dropped significantly in 3rd term. im wondering if i could still get into u uvic for general arts with a 79 average? let me know :)
The exam for the remedial course took me surprise. I was only at a 67% before it, and now I'm definitely not getting 70%. Summer school aside, I usually do very well in term work. I just bomb my summative/exam too often. If I have English first semester will universities look down upon me for taking a course three times? Will they see the fully completed course marks at midterm 1st semester?
Hey guys! so I have gotten into all these programs mentioned above and I am having a real hard time deciding which program I should go for.. can anyone who knows about any of these programs help me and tell me which one would be better for someone who wants to apply for medical school after their 4 years.