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Switch to UofT Eng from Mac Health science
some relevant electives I'm taking are calculus, physics, and linear algebra. do you think my other courses in health science could count as mandatory electives that uoft engineers also have to take? also do you think it's easier to switch to mcmaster engineering after first semester and then to uoft engineering?
International Relations or Poli Sci?
Hello everyone,
I am going into grade 12 this September. Living in BC is cool but I always wanted to go to Ontario for university. I particularly want to go to UofT because it has the best reputation for International Relations or any kind of social science related subjects. Is it wise to choose IR? And I am thinking about going to law school after my undergrad year. How about Poli Sci?  
Hope I get to meet news junkies like me at UofT later!!
Your Vision of "the Business Person"
I imagine that, as a businessman, I will eventually have my own office in a massive high rise that overlooks the financial district of some world class city. I will spend two or three hours of my work day with clients and colleagues and attend many networking events with powerful people in the industry. But, when I drive down the highway I see all of the corporate buildings and when I watch movies and see a white room stuffed with cubicles, I question if my vision of the life of the business person is romanticized. Can business students and graduates who have experience in the business world tell me if most business grads end up living the life I imagine they do, or do they sit in a cubicle as they work alongside highway noise in a boring office?
Ivey Grad / IBD in New York, AMA
Hello all. Used to frequent this site somewhat. I graduated Ivey not too long ago and work as an investment banking analyst in New York with one of the top firms. Feel free to ask me anything and I'll try my best to answer. 

I've been where you are now and received a lot of guidance back then. Hoping to return the favor. 
UofT admission
Do I have to complete any supplemental document in order to get into the social science faculty?
York or Ryerson for Social Work? :L
So I got accepted to York for Social Work and I'm still waiting for Ryerson's offer. But if I get accepted to Ryerson, I wouldn't really know where to go. I heard York has a better program but the courses sound so... boring... But then Ryerson's courses sound really interesting but it's in downtown and I hate downtown. I really don't know which one to choose, so I'd like other people's opinion on the matter? Which do you prefer, Ryerson or York, and why?
Calling all yconic members!
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                              ~Jon, first year Queen’s student in Economics

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Nursing Hopefuls 2015!
Hey everyone!

I saw this thread last year and thought it was worth while to do! For anyone applying to 4 or 2 year programs.

1. Which school(s) are you applying to?
2. What other programs are you applying to as your back up?
3. What average are you aiming for your final year?
EXTRA - I want current Nursing students to be included as well! Tell us where you go, where you applied to and what your GPA in Grade 12 was or post secondary if thats what your doing right now. Also, a few pointers, tips and guidance is always great!:cheers:

1. I want to go to McMaster (4 year), Queens (4 year or 2 year), Western (2 year), UofT
2. Nursing, and nothing else!
3. I had mid 80's in high school and currently have a 3.1 from Uoft B.A second year

So common guys, reveal yourselves! ;)
UofT admission and the IR
Hi I am going into grade 12 this September. Searching the universities, I found that IR and business attracted me. I know the top tier business schools are tough to get in. How about UofT social science program? Do I have to complete any essay to get into the UofT social science? And how about job market for IR students? I heard that business and IR kinda related.
Computer Science Questions
I am aware that UofT and UW are the 2 best program in Canada but which would be 3rd-5th?
What were the cut-offs at each school?
What are the chances of me getting paid 50k with the chances of 75k if I finish in the middle of the pack?
Is it easy to find a job in Silicon Valley? Maybe not facebook, IBM or amazon but a job that pays enough to have fun in life?
Hi, I am a 16 year old going into grade 11 this September and have absolutely no clue what I want to do or study in the future . I thought  wanted to study health sciences but I don't actually have a passion for that area of study at all and I feel like whatever I choose to do I should enjoy it  . The only things I could honestly say i'm passionate about is 1) Music : I don't sing and i'm not artistic either but i'm more interested in the business side of the industry . Also I am very  passionate about civil rights / equality but i don't know what kind degree or career that would get me . Anything else would just be me passing time because there is nothing else i'm interested in.  . Please help me out by giving suggestions of future careers and majors i can take based on my 2 interests ( anything helps !!!! ) . P.S i average around 85- 90 %
Short Funds for Hockey Academy
I'm searching for funds to assist with my hockey academy at Notre Dame. If anyone has contacts or ways to assist please keep me in mind. I am a twin and fulfilling my dream of taking sports to the highest level that I can achieve, with the support of my community and local donors it might be possible.
IM IN A PREDICAMENT? Which part time job should I choose?
Ok so hi I'm back! (If you remember me from previous posts). Anyways, so I actually got hired at kumon, yay! I finished my 2 volunteering sessions. And will start working tommorow, the lady didn't ask for my bank info. So I assume she gives out cheques. DOES ANYONE KNOW HOW KUMON PAYS THEIR EMPLOYEES??

Ok so here's the predicament I'm also working at McDonald's. And guess what? A have shift from each place at the same time. Great, anyways normally I would choose kumon because of the less hours, easier work and such. But I feel like useless employee there, because all I LITTERALLY do is grade work! Like another new employee got a chance to actually help the kids and they have me in the corner just grading work. And I even messed up on the fractions part of the test I did at my interview and my boss gave me sheets to do....she also complimented another girl on her performance working with the kids. And not me, I don't even get a chance to do that. my boss is nice and all, but I'm still afraid that IF I CHOOSE KUMON OVER MCDONALDS ILL END UP GETTING FIRED FROM KUMON and be JOBLESS! BUT I ESSENTIALLY WANT TO WORK AT KUMON.

anyone here work @ kumon, by any chance? NEED HELP FOR MY INTERVIEW
ok, so I have a interview at Kumon in a few weeks (long time i know). Anyways, the lady didnt email me any specifics about the interview other than date and time. So, should i bring my REPORT CARD? my grades arent stellar, i only got a 85 in math, 79 in french, 80 in history and 81 in gym. PLUS my french teacher decided to give me a few "s" in the behavior section, probably because i didnt participate enough in class.

 i WOULD HAVE BROUGHT MY HONOR ROLL CERTIFICATE, BUT I LOST IT. Anyways, I am pretty good at math and english and i really want this job! should i just NOT bring my report card? I like my math mark, i just feel its not enough.I ALSO HEARD YOU HAVE TO TAKE A TEST?? before your hired. IS THIS TRUE AND WHAT IS ON IT? THANKS IN ADVANCE FOR YOUR ANSWER
HELP Second thoughts on going into business?!!
Heey everyone. I'm going into grade 12 this year and I am slighly freaking out. So I've been perusing through this site lately and I think it's just freaking me out even more. I really like business (at least I think I do), but I'm worried I won't get a job. There's so many people saying that the business industry is really saturated and that a business degree is one of the most common nowadays. Even at my hs, so many people are going into business. Plus, my mom keeps telling me I'm going to have a hard time getting a job in business because of all the competition. Also, people on yconic keep saying that it's important to get into a top tier business school, but my average last year was around an 88% and I'm not sure if I can get my average up to an 90 this year. I'm for sure gonna work my butt off but that doesn't guarantee that it will happen. Then there's that post on here called like why are business students so optimistic??? which gives me more anxiety.

I don't know if I'm making the right decision by going into business. I think I still have time to switch into nursing? I took uni bio11 last year, so that would mean I would have to take chem11 first semester, and then bio12 and chem12 second semester. Is nursing less saturated than business and am I more likely to get a job? I'm not the biggest fan of the medical industry, but then again business isn't really my main passion either. 

Sorry for the extremely long post. I just need peoples' opinions on this. I'm a mess, literally. It's just everything is coming up so quickly and I thought I had my goals planned out, but now I'm contemplating and having second thoughts. Please no harsh comments. Thanks in advance..
Rejected from every med school
What the fuck. I had a 3.8 GPA in a Physics major at UofT, no med school called me for an interview :(
What's the Health Studies program like at Waterloo?
I'm narrowing down my choices for programs that I plan to apply to this fall and was wondering if anyone could provide insight on the Health Studies program at Waterloo. Is it similar to the Health Science program at McMaster? Also, does it deliver a medical based science education or more of a social based science? 

How do the Health Science/Studies programs compare to the Medical Science program at Western?

Thank you for anyone who answers and helps my selection for this year. 
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
Movie suggestions?
So I'm pretty much a movie noob... Can anyone suggest some good movies to watch? Anything from the classics to new stuff will work :) I like any genre besides horror 
Will a regular sized bagpack do for uni?
Title says it all. Do you carry a lot of stuff like in high school such as many binders and textbooks? Or will it be more like just a laptop and a binder/book? Thanks in advance.
Help please to get free Microsoft Office for students
Hello! I know there is a link for students to get free Microsoft Office, however, when I entered my yorku email it says that it cannot sign me up. But when I tried it without the "my" in "my.yorku.ca", it worked (my.yorku.ca is the new email for undergrads this year). Of course I cannot get the link :c I'm a first year student, so I don't have the old email account.
Any help please? Thank you!
Since everyone is becoming an engineer...
Since everybody in my school is wanting to become engineers because of the money it pays and the demand for it would it not be smart to major in something else? I always wanted to become a lawyer and I enjoy classes like law and philosophy but a lot of people have told be that the legal market is stale right now and it would  be a bad decision. Won't all of these huge tech companies need lawyer to defend them? I just want to make the right choice and not be screwed for my future.
1st year UBC student! Ask me anything!
Finished first year at UBC as a Health Science student in LFS.

Want to know how I got in? What UBC life is like? General advice about gr. 12/senior year, study tips, and applying to universities? I'll try my best to answer any of your inquiries (:

p.s. Yes, Ana Steele and Shia LaBeouf "went" here.