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Everyone here has 94+ average I only have 90 :(
I dont know what do I have a really low average (90) should I just forget about uni everyone has like 94 here
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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Types of students
Which universities would you consider having the most ''serious'' students?
And which ones would you say are more of a ''party school''?
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I need urgent help!
I checked my status and it says 

We cannot give you admission at this time with your average.  Upon receipt of the required documents your application will be reevaluated.

Does this is i am rejected to this university? 
Please I really need some help! 
Thank you 
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The Only Majors to Go to University For

Ok so I see high school kids talk about going into art or business, and I think to myself, " well I will be seeing you in four years making my coffee". So I have to write this, because I fell for the trap. Every year high school kids think about going to university and spending thousands of dollars to study a hobby. I attended queens commerce for my undergrad, and learned the hard way. College majors such as English, political science, business, social sciences, humanities, psychology are all scams(to the most part). In this forum, business major seems to be the most popular, as I was one a couple of years ago. When I got accepted, I was so happy because I heard all the good stories of students going to work at big financial and consulting firms. This is not true. In theses so called " top Canadian business schools", the students are misinformed. Only a few and I mean a few go work in these big firms, while the rest works at crappy places. Today, everyone has a business major, so the job market is sh*t. Majors like English and humanities, are the biggest scam also, because high school kids think they are hoping to be the next Shakespeare, but instead they will be making sandwiches at McDonalds. Also pre med is another scam. If you major in biology, but do not get into med school, you are then useless. Unless you spend 5-6 years getting a PhD, your bio degree has 0 value. As the job market gets tougher and tougher, people need to realize that only a handful of college majors make the student more valuable. Examples, such as engineering, accounting and computer science. I wanted to rant about this because High school kids need to know about the trap of university majors.   
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UBC Sauder Transfer Thread 2015-2016
Hey guys! Just wondering if anyone knows if Sauder uses the 4.0 scale or the 4.33 scale to calculate admissions for transfer year 2 or 3. Also, what were your core averages and "other 30 credit" averages? Also where can I find the 4.0 scale?

My core average is 81% and my "other 30 credit" average is going to be around 85%, is this competitive enough??

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Social life & work ethic balance
Which schools offer the best social life in regards of friendliness, party scene, and fun; but also has studious, hard working, and smart students? I am looking for a university that parties hard, but studies harder. I don't wana be overwhelmed by my studies or overwhelmed by excessive partying.
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yesterday I read a discussion and I saw warnings about studying abroad in Canada. They said  that international students regret coming to Canada for an undergrad degree and I dont really wanna believe that. Is that true?
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BMath/BBA Double Degree student - Ask anything
Just like the topic says.

I am a BMath/BBA double degree student currently in my 4th year.

If you have any questions at all about admissions, co-op, courses, competition, work load, etc. just let me know either here or in a PM and I'll do my best to answer them.

I can also answer things about Laurier's BBA program or UW's Math programs.

How Do You Deal With Stress?
I am hard core stressed, does anybody know any ways to lessen the load?
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BUSINESS vs Engineering
I know this is subjective; but I need different point of views.
 lets say Im an average student; trying to decide between industrial engineering and business/economics. Which one would bring me a better future?(career,money...) what do you guys think?

Philosophy at York University/ University of Toronto?
How is the philosophy program in general in terms of interest, workload, teaching methods, et cetera? Other than law, what career paths could be pursued by majoring in philosophy? Thank you!
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1st year Western Medical Science Student! Ask me anything!
Hey guys, just looking to help you guys with the application process.
I'll try my best to answer questions about anything about Western!
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.
How to get high marks in high school
Hey guys,
I have a 92 average in high school currently. However to make it to most engineering programs, you need upwards of 95%. Does anyone know how I can get stellar high school grades. Some people recommend private school, but I know that they are looked down upon for admissions. With that in mind, does anyone have any tips on how I can attain such a high average. Perhaps any high schools within Toronto that are not academically rigorous. If any students on this forum looking at this post had a high high school average, please share your experiences below!
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how does McGill calculate top 6 with missing prerequisites?
I've already sent in all of my applications but as I've been reading some threads posted here from previous years I'm starting to worry about whether I will be accepted or not.

 I am applying to arts at McGill, but my school is semestered and I have English second semester. I heard that they will look at grade 11 marks to replace any grade 12 prerequisite that is not complete, but my case is a little bit odd.

 Basically, I thought it was a good idea to take grade 12 computer science when I was in grade 10 and ended up with a 63% but was assured that it would not count towards my top 6 for university. I will have 6 grade 12 credits at the end of this semester, 5 of which averaging out to ~89 to 91 but with that 63 my average gets bumped dangerously low.

 I've heard people say that McGill would substitute grade 11 English as my 6th mark because I don't have grade 12 English yet, bumping the low mark out of my average, but I don't want to take any chances. Any advice is greatly appreciated. thanks :)
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communications and political science
Was just wondering what future careers could come from either of these bachelors.
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How much higher should your average be compared to the minimum for that program?
I know so many people at school wanting to go to programs that said a minimum average of mid 80s or something like that and they are aiming for 90s averages. A lot of them aren't even satisfied with a 90 average. I know it depends a lot on the program, but if a program asks for a certain range will you likely get in if you have that range?
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Ryerson University: Biomedical Science
Did anyone apply for biomedical science ? 
if you did ... with what average u guys applied????
did u get accepted?
Should I attend University of Waterloo or UC Berkeley
I am interested in becoming a software engineer at one of the top companies in silicon valley. I am looking to apply to both universities above, and was wondering which one would give me better career prospects. The programs I am interested in are computer science and software engineering. So for this is what I understand about each university.
- top engineering university in canada
- largest coop program in the world
- many graduates get hired because of their coop experience
- extremely competitive
UC Berkeley:
- one of the best engineering colleges in the us
- conveniently located within the san francisco bay area
- also extremely competitive
So which university should I attend? 
In the link above, I found a diagram which shows the universities these top companies choose to hire from. I notice that Berkeley is in the top three, while waterloo is closer to the bottom but is still ranked the top engineering school in Canada. So, I was just wondering if waterloo is recognized internationally (in the states). I also noticed that most engineers from waterloo end up at microsoft, while engineers from Berkeley have greater career prospects since their graduates are hired from google and apple. However waterloo has a coop program, while Berkeley was not. So with this information in mind, any thoughts? If anyone in this forum has been to either of these universities and has had positive (or negative) career prospects, please feel free to share below. 
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How difficult is the math in BMOS? AEO
Hi, I'm currently a grade 12 student who will be applying to Western + AEO, the only reason I'll probably get AEO ( If I do ) is because they don't count math in your top 6 (Ivey) , otherwise my average will be around 85% because of math, which is good enough for BMOS.

Is the math in BMOS hard? I'm terrible, lol .. I don't want to take the risk and do something like geography and have a useless degree in case I mess up and don't make it into Ivey!

I'm great at business Ex. 99% Management (only one in my school), and 95% in Intl. Business, but in math I'm inn the low 60's : /

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I was wondering what my chances were of making AEO 
i was hoping for BMOS + IVEY 
and how hard is it to maintain the 80 for BMOS 

calc/vectors - 92
eng - 84 but im hoping for an 88 for final
advanced functions - 92
business - 94
chem - 92
bio - 83

avrg - 90.16

ECs - 
in school
im in about 5 clubs, 4 conferences, and 2 major events
so about 11 things.. but i think the supp app only requires 3 major ones

out of school
i volunteer at two places (every week at one and every month at another)

ive tutored and babysat 

thank you!!
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During the application process, if I am applying to the Arts and Sciences category, am I just selecting "social sciences" or "humanities" or do I have to choose a specific undergraduate program? If I do, am I supposed to choose one or more? Thanks! (sounds confusing)
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