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Social Work Undergrad
HI!

I'm starting my undergrad in September, after going to college for a couple of years. Any advice or tips on transitioning from college to university?
Surgeon happy to answer questions
Hi there, I am a general surgeon who will be doing a cardiac fellowship. Ask me any questions in regards of medicine.
Laurier BBA with lower GPA??
I finished first year with a 9.2 GPA. Which is above the cutoff (Heard its 8.3 this year) but below the "you need a 10+" unwritten rule. What are my chances of getting coop? During first year I had 3 extracurriculars with 1 exec position.. much better high school ec's if that matters, A summer job with a big company doing actual important work which I can sell and finally I am above average at interviews but not killer. I did really well in the core courses too if that means anything.

Give it to me straight :|
Ivey, Schulich, Rotman or Queens for undergraduate? 
I am going into grade 12 and interested in business.  
      The title already says it all. I have heard a lot of good and bad things about these schools as well as many different points of view. Could you please tell me your preference in regard to any aspect of school and why.  
      The ultimate goal of attending a university is to land a job. Therefore, please address about the job placements after graduation.
       Please be simple and unbiased as much as possible. Real personal experiences are highly preferred. If using any source on the internet, please be selective. No rage war and stay on the subject please. Thank you.
Should I go to the University of Ottawa for social work?
I am trying to decide which universities to apply to for social work, right now I am thinking of York, lakehead and university of Ottawa. Does anyone know if Ottawa has a god social work program? What about residence?
University of Guelph's Reputation?
What kind of reputation does U of G have? Good? Bad? Just certain programs? etc. Any input  and personal experiences are welcome. Thanks in advance!
Industrial Engineering Admission
At Uoft wat is the admission average for industrial Engineering.
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.



Does UT engineering care about ECs?
I know you have to write an SPF, but if you have a ~93% average with little to no ECs, is admission still possible?

Interested in trackone, chemical and mechanical eng.
Bachelor of Bio-Resource Management(BBRM)- Equine Management
Hey! I just finished Gr.11 and will be starting Gr.12 come September and I'm currently rearranging my courses. I'm thinking of applying to the university of Guelph for the BBRM and majoring in equine management. Would Calculus be a recommend course to take in Gr.12? Or Exercise Science? I checked, these are not mandatory to get into the program, but would they be beneficial if I took them now? Also for anyone who is in or taken the BBRM program what do you think of it? Is it a useful bachelor? What are you doing now? Any opinions or suggestions are appreciated, thanks in advance!
Ryerson Architecture
Hi Everyone,
I am a student in first year architecture at Ryerson and if you have any questions regarding what this university got to offer you're welcome to ask. I know its decision time and there must be confusion and debates happening as to which university to choose so I will be more than happy to answer any of your questions

How Do Canadians Afford US Universities?
Is it possible for a Canadian student to get financial aid to study at a US university for $30,000 per year with res and tuition? I am not talking about elite universities, but very good schools such as Notre Dame, tufts, Rice, or USC to name a few. If you are a good student with a 92-95 average, 4's on ap exams, athletic and extracurricular involvement with a few leadership roles, but not to significant or exceptional, are there universities that will offer you a scholarship for doing better than the average student they admit, or financial aid? Also, what if your household income is greater than $150,000, but $45,000 in tuition plus 15,000 in living expenses is to much for your parents?
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
Lakehead university?
I have been pretty interested in lakehead university for the concurrent education program in thunder bay, mostly because of the beautiful campus, small population, and my only other real option would be Brock (which I wouldn't mind but something about going there seems off to me). However, I haven't really heard much about the place and I think they might only have wired internet at the thunder bay campus. So, I was wondering, if you are a student there, do you enjoy attending lakehead? And also, is there wifi? OR should I just get over my bad feeling of Brock and just go there?
Do I Need a Laptop For University?
Does everyone have a laptop at university? Is there some courses that you NEED it for? Some you never use it for? Looking at the required course of my programs academic calendar I will be taking: Biology of Plants & Animals in Managed Ecosystems, Introduction to Molecular and Cellular Biology, Introduction to Microeconomics, Introduction to Equine Management, Financial Accounting, Principles of Animal Care and Welfare, General Chemistry 1, Soil Science, Equine Anatomy and Physiology, Management Accounting, Pasture Management, Statistics for Business Decisions. Anyone take some of these courses? If so did you need a laptop, and how did you find the courses in general?
Bachelor of Bio-Resource Management Degree (B.B.R.M.) - Equine Management Major (EQM)

  Hello!
     Here's the situation, I finished my grade 11 year this past June, and I will be starting grade 12 come September. My goal is to attend University of Guelph once I graduate. I am wishing to become an Equine Rehabilitation Specialist.

       I have a few questions regarding this. Since its a "Specialist" job, will I need more education to get into this career once I get my undergrad? Secondly, ( I feel a bit stupid for asking, but I have been confused as people that  I have asked, gave me all different answers), but anyways, when I apply for this program, would I be applying for Bio- Resource Management or Equine Management? Lastly, I am honestly terrified of not getting into this program because it is truly what I want to do with my life. My marks are consistent with the high 80s to mid 90s. I am a organized and responsible student. My education is important to me so I pay attention, study hard and do everything I can to keep up my high marks. So my question is, how hard will it be to be accepted into this program? How often do universities reject applicants? Why do they reject?


Any help to any of my questions is greatly appreciated!
Thanks for all your help! (:

Please stop with these inappropriate/unhelpful comments, thank you very much
I am (and I'm pretty sure a lot of other people are) seeing quite a few inappropriate or unhelpful comments. What I mean by that is things like "go sleep with your prof"  or "oh you're just butthurt because you got rejected"

If you are not going to provide any constructive answers to people's questions, don't bother replying. Simple as that. People (including me) have been complaining how the website is now horrible compared to the old SA forums, and honestly, if you really want it to improve, stop trolling and actually participate in helpful discussions and provide helpful advice/answers instead of telling OP to get in bed with their admissions officer. The forum is lacking quite a bit of helpful discussions due to people trolling around. 

This website is for people to ask questions & get advice about colleges,universities, education, careers, etc. Not for you to troll around. Remember that. People who post questions actually want a decent and helpful answer. 

In the wise words of Thumper from Bambi:
"If you can’t say anything nice, don’t say nothing at all"

PS: Using the "Post Anonymously" link doesn't actually provide you with full anonymity. Mods still know who you are. Even though they are posted by "anonymous", they are linked to your account. 
U of Guelph: BBRM
Is the University of Guelph's Bachelor of Bio-Resource Management, Equine Management major are respected program within the school aswell as in the equine industry?
Western Residence - Ask Anything!
Hey everyone,

I thought I'd make a residence thread for any questions you may have about residence at Western! I am very involved with residence this year, and I will be a residence Soph and on council next year. Feel free to ask me about the meal plan, different styles, leadership opportunities, themed floors, whatever! 
3rd Year Brock BBA/BAcc Co-op student, ask me anything!


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

INTERVIEWS:
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


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.
I'm interested in computers. Should I take the computer science course or do something on my own?
First some background info: I'm the kind of person who would certainly not take a History course if I wanted to learn about History. I kinda hate the idea school anyways, though I really value school and education at the same time.

Currently my younger brother's taking ICS3U in online summer school, and I find the content to be very basic and dull. I'm considering (i) taking ICS3U in night school or (ii) doing my own research and finding something else that might suit me better.

(i) Taking the course has its benefits, because if I change my currently-preferred career path (which is not computer-focused) ICS4U will be a requirement if I want to take a computer-focused career path (though taking a computer-focused path... extremely unlikely for me). Plus the course might not be as easy as I think because my brother's just started it and it might be one that gets harder as you progress through it.

(ii) Doing stuff on my own would be better in my opinion because I'll have the freedom, but universities likely won't know about it and there's a high possibility that I'll never even do anything on my own or my focus will sway once I begin doing it on my own because of you know, procrastination. But the course will be so rigid and might not be exactly what I want. Plus, I don't want a fifth course making my life completely school-focused because I have other things in mind for the year, like learning languages.

Should I take this course? And is there online night school in Ontario? (I prefer online, but I live in Mississauga and the closest school is a 10 minute walk away.)
Just finished Med Sci year 1 AMA :)
Any questions about the courses you'll be taking, various profs, campus, residence, etc? Ask away !
Kicked out of UBC+What are the options?
Hi, I was just wondering what options a engineering student that was kicked out of UBC have? He was in his 3rd/4th year as a engineering student and he was kicked out after the Spring 2015 semester. 

Right now, I'm sure the practical solution would be to go back to college and transfer back but considering most of the courses that college offer are 1st and 2nd year courses... It will be a waste of credits+time+money.

is there anything else he can do?

Any tips would be appreciated!
SAT study Tips *Experts Please join me
Hi I am struggling with SAT right now!!! My reading section always lingers in the 550 pts...how can I bump up my score. I have the test in October >O< S.O.S