I am aiming for med school, and I was thinking of applying to UTSC because of distance and it's easier compared to downtown. Unfortunately, my parents want the prestigious name, and they are convinced that I'll have a higher chance for med. Which school would I have a higher chance at for med?
Hi, I want to pursue a career in business, but I don't know which school to go to. I've heard great things about Laurier's BBA program, plus if you get into their co-op it gives you an extra edge because of work experience. But what about other programs, like Schulich at York, Ivey at Western, Degroote, or Brock? What sets those programs apart, because I've heard now that a BBA is now very general, and employers look for experience, which Laurier offers, but none of these do.
Can I please have an unbiased opinion, not which school is best based on where you go, also can you state your experience?
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..
I hav grade 11 chem coming up this semester and im kind of stressing over it. My question is, should I be? Alot of people i've been talkin to say that it is a very difficult course and it is hard to get a good mark in it. Is this true? Also how big of a jump is it from grade 10 science to grade 11 chemistry?
I know posting these types of questions are stupid and I will get answers like "make sure your other marks are high and you'll be fine" type answers, but is that really the case? I decided to fast track grade 12 english this summer to get ahead and to have a lighter course load so I can focus on my math and science classes. My final mark was an 85, which is so incredibly low and I'm so embarrassed. As a student who will be applying to life sciences at UofT and McMaster, will this low mark really effect me if the rest of my top 6 courses are high marks. Also kind of random but in order to be eligible for the President's scholarship at UofT you have to have a 92% or higher average with all courses at and 'A' standing. Is an 85 considered an A standing??? I know I can still get a 92 average with my 85 english mark!
Hello Guys, I really need help right now, as I am confused.
1) I have a relatively low AP calculus mark of 89. I am applying to university of Waterloo and university of Toronto. I have talked to many people, some say take it again in e learning or night school but my guidance councilor says the mark is okay to get into engineering.
What should I do to recover this ? Please Help
2) What should I need for other courses in grade 12 to get into UofT or Waterloo ?
And it is really stressing me out, as my parents are heavily focused on getting me into good uni course.
PS. I have 96 in advanced functions if that will help.
I'm a second year Computer Engineering 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. This is my second forum post, my old one was getting huge and a bit unwieldy.
I'm basically always on here so figured might as well make one of these and help out any prospective students.
Background: - 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:
WHEN SEARCHING FOR 1ST CO-OP: - 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 (in no particular order): RBC x2, Canadian Tire Financial Services, Imperial Oil (Alberta), Ontario Securities Commission (CPA Approved), Mercedes-Benz Financial Services, Big 4 Audit (Toronto), Suncor (Alberta), TeamBuy .ca, Big 4 Audit (Calgary) and CPP Investment Board.
Note: These were not all co-op positions, some were just summer internship interviews.
AT TIME OF APPLYING TO UNIVERSITY (September 2012 Entry): - Rejected from BAcc Co-op - Accepted to BBA Co-op with 83.5% top 6
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
So, I missed out on the chance to apply to my school's DECA chapter. Is DECA something you should be involved in if you plan on going into business? Am I at a disadvantage having missed this opportunity?
ps I do have plenty of other ec's where I was in leadership positions though.. does that make up for not being in DECA?
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.
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Hi everyone. I did not take data management in gr. 12, but it is recommended in many business/accounting programs for statistics courses (ie AFM, BBA). I am wondering if this will negatively affect my mark/understanding for these courses? Is the information you learn in these courses heavily data based on previous knowledge from data management?
Which degree is better to get into vet school? Which would provide the most learning experience or possibly job opportunities if the vet thing doesn't work out? Which would provide better scholarships? ...Or does it even matter?
Hi I'm a grade 12 student and this year I will be applying to universities soon. I want to be a doctor, I'm absolutely sure of that. What I'm not sure of is what undergrad program I should take. I don't really want to take biomed because if I don't get in then I kind of have a worthless degree. I was originally thinking physics until my guidance councillor said that it wouldn't prepare me well enough for med school, so now I'm thinking microbiology. Is there anyone currently in or have already gone through med school that could tell me whether or not your undergrad will really help, and if so what undergrad they think I should get?
I am currently going into grade 12. I need some guidelines and benchmarks to get into engineering in UofT or University of Waterloo. What marks should I aim for such as for AP calculus and advanced functions and other sciences.
AFM 101 - Introduction to Financial Accounting
AFM 131 - Introduction to Business in North America
ECON 101 - Introduction to Microeconomics
INTST 101 - Introduction to International Studies
MATH 109 - Mathematics for Accounting
AFM 102 - Introducton to Managerial Accounting
AFM 121 - Introduction to Global Financial Markets
SPCOM 111 - Leadership Communication and Collaboration
ECON 102 - Introduction to Macroeconomics
STAT 211 - Introduction to Statistics and Sampling for Accounting
Can someone who is in AFM or has just recently finished first year tell me what the difficulty level in each course is like? What textbooks did you guys use? I am thinking of trying to prepare in the summer.
Particularly, how is AFM 101. I have not taken accounting in high school, but I have taken DATA and Economics. I want to be a CA when I am older. Anyways, how difficult is it going to be for me having not taken high school accounting. I am willing to work hard.
Is it possible to switch to different AFM 101 classes with diff profs? Which prof is the best/easiest for AFM 101?
Graduation Program Examinations Scholarships will be phased out. Final allocation will be to graduates in the 2015/16 school year
District/Authority Scholarships will consist of vouchers only. A new area of recognition has been added: Indigenous Languages and Culture
A new BC Excellence Scholarship ($5000 to 55 well-rounded students) will be launched for graduates in the 2015/16 school year. A new BC Achievement Scholarship ($1250 to 3000 graduates with highest average on grad requirement courses) will be launched for graduates in the 2015/16 school year
I completed the mandatory 40 hours of community service, but my program requires me to complete an additional 150 hours in grade 11 and 12. I ran out of ideas of what I could volunteer for, any ideas???
I just finished grade 12 physics and today I got a 91 on the exam and finished with an 87 in the course overall. Is 87 a decent to good physics grade. I want to go into sciences, not life sciences or med but like Atmospheric/Earth and Space/ Meteorology, Meterology is my main goal and I wanna get my Masters Degree in it but Im wondering if its enough for universities like Waterloo, UBC, maybe like Mcgill, or like Mcmaster or even University of TO.
Any reply/answer greatly appreciated, especially for those who want to go into similar programs..