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Chancellors Nominees
Hey everyone! Just wondering who on here was a chancellors nominee, and if they sent in their application yet! I sent mine yesterday, crossing my fingers it arrives.
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AMA Waterloo CS (co-op) First Year Student
Just enrolled this September into Waterloo, currently in the Honours Com Sci program. Ask me anything :)
Hey! I am looking for people to do my survey for my families in Canada class. I would really appreciate your responses.

$500 "Ultimate Study Tip" Community Contest
Love them or hate them, exams are a part of student life. We want to know what your "ultimate study tip" is that helps you get through (and ace) them! 

Essentially we’re looking for some inspirational advice that will help other students have an amazing academic year. Whether it’s “Don't leave it to the last minute” or “Memorize facts with a song”, we want to hear from you. There’s a $500 cash prize up for grabs!* 

How to Enter: 
Simply comment below using your real name with, “My Ultimate Study Tip Is:” followed by the piece of advice you think will help other members as they prepare for exams.

Deadline to enter is January 29, 2016 @ 3:00 p.m. ET.  

How to Win: 
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. 

Please note: Anonymous or inappropriate posts will not be tolerated nor entered into this contest. Good luck! 

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Extra activities help in university applications?
Hi, i live in Ontario, I heard extra actives we do in school can help in the university admissions. Some activities are like the DECA club. Unfortunately i cant join because it almost December now. Are there any other activities that i can join that will help my chances to accepted into a university?
Accounting programs?
Hi everyone, i am going to apply for university in a week and not sure what university program to choose. I want to become a charted accountant.  I have heard about the Waterloo's special program for accounting. It is 5 years in length and after completion we can become a charted accounted. I don't want to do a 4 year undergrad than 2 years masters in order to become a CA. Waterloo is great for that but I need 90% average but i only have an average of about 78%.......  Are there any other specialized programs for accounting that requires the minimum time to become a CA?
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Career Confusion
I understand that many careers are in demand (engineering, nursing, accounting), and it is very likely for these majors to get jobs after university. But if all students pursue these majors, wont there be an oversaturation of these majors and other positions will not be able to be filled? Dont we need some people to pursue arts and sciences?Someone please explain this philisophy.
Why is everyone on this forum so dead set on telling kids not to go into any given program?
I understand that it's hard to find jobs in some fields. I'm sure almost everyone on here does as well. It seems that every post i see, there's always some anonymous commenter discouraging them and telling them "good luck working at starbucks/mcdonalds/burger king/etc." I just saw something that said the only useful degrees were engineering and computer science. Do you think that Engineers and Comp. Sci majors can do every job that our complex society needs? No, they can't. Yes, it may be hard to find a high paying job with certain degrees but who are you to assume that making money is all someone cares about? Coming from the home of a single mother who makes a little over 50k a year, I can tell you that having an average paying job isn't hell like people on here make it out to be. I would never go against what i aspire to do based on the amount of money I'd start off making.

It just seems that some people are so dead-set on tearing people's goals down on here and I just wanted to let people know that their degree isn't "useless" if it doesn't get them a job paying 100k off the bat.
York University For Undregrad
Hey everyone, 
I am an Ontario high school student interested in enrolling in a science program for undergrad. I was never sure whether U of T was the right choice for me. So, I am thinking maybe I'll apply to York but then I did so little research on the science programs at York bc it was always as if I wanted to get outta there real quick with a high GPA and that was it. I never thought of trying to make my undergrad career at York count. So, my questions are: what scholarships does the school offer? What is a good science program with a more competitive average?
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Ryerson university, Creative Industries
hey, So i'm in grade 12 and i am probably gonna have around an 80 average when applying to university. I was wondering if anyone knew how competitive the Creative Industries program is at Ryerson?

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Schulich iBBA vs BBA
Hello, so i can only apply to one of them  and i dont know which one i should choose.

I would like to know some pros and cons and which one you guys suggest
some additional things to consider would be 1. financially how expensive the exchange will cost 2. which one is more liked by recruiters etc. and 3. is it really harder to get in 

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Hello, can anyone please provide me with a list of universities that are in reasonable distance for commuting everyday (whenever class and such) from Hamilton Ontario?

 (looking more to drive rather than bus/train)


Thanks in advance! :) 
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Opinions on U of Guelph
Any opinions on the University of Guelph, just in general and/or specifically any of the following programs: animal biology, animal science, zoology, wildlife conservation, and equine management. Thanks in advance!
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I want to apply to ubc next year and was just wondering what type of average I would need to get into arts?
Trent University Environmental Science/Studies?
How good/rigourous is the program at Trent? What can graduates do with their degree? Are there a lot of research or international study opportunities offered? How about the profs?
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Current UBC Student- Ask me anything
I'm a second year UBC student. I took first year sciences, lived in rez, and have since transferred into Engineering. I'm also an Orientations Leader and a volunteer for Destination UBC. 

I can answer questions about about rez life, science, how I got into UBC, engineering or transferring.
What program should i go into?
I'm a grade 12 student and i really don't know what to do in university

I really like math so i know i want to do something related to that i just don't know what. 

At first I wanted to do engineering but i realized i wasn't very good at science as my marks were usually at high 60s - low 70s. 

Computer science is an option but i wouldn't consider programming one of my strengths. I usually maintain low to mid 80s in my advanced com sci where the average is around 90. 

Business isn't an option either because i didn't really take any business courses and i just find it to be generally boring.

So as of now im thinking of going into mathematics and statistics but i'm worried about the job market after graduation which is why i considered computer science again.

So i would appreciate any suggestions of what i should go into.

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Waterloo Engineering Admissions Question
Hey, guys just wondering if  people who had high 80's actually got in any engineering program at Waterloo. I've read a few discussions and it seems to me that people who applied/responded generally had an average greater than 90. Were there people who had high 80's and got in? Should I even bother applying? Please let me know if any of you got in?
What is UofA Biochemistry like?
I'm trying to decide between applying to Biological Sciences or Biochemistry at UofA. I'm also considering taking a similar undergrad degree at UBCO. I don't really know which one will set me up best for the future or if one degree is better/more interesting than the other. My dream is to get into vet school at UofC but I realize that vet school is super competitive and may not be the most realistic goal, so I need something to fall back on.
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Mechanical Engineering as a possible study?
Hello, I was hoping that some of you guys could tell me what Mechnical Engineering deals with, and be specific. Should I study it in Unil if so, What uni would be the best? Lastly, is it easy to find a job for Mechanical Engineering? 

Thank you !
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Acceptances to university of Guelph?
Has anyone been accepted to university of Guelph yet? If so what date, program, and average did you apply with? I think it would be a great way to know when the early acceptances start coming out and how high the bar is. Best of luck everyone!
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Best business undergraduates programs to apply to in Ontario??
I was wondering what undergrad programs are the best for accounting or finance for 2015 in Ontario? Please list the top 5, and also list the averages. I need an idea for what programs to apply for.
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Best Political Sciences Program to Apply to in Ontario
I was wondering which university would be the best to apply for political sciences program. So far I've looked into the honors arts and business in waterloo, political science (co-op) in uottawa, poli Sci in carleton (co-op). It's for my undergrad degree and I really can't choose. Also, I'm planning to do a MA after. So anyone who has any experience in these programs or field and would like to share their opinions would be very helpful !!!!
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