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I got an offer from Ryerson's business management and it reqs a 78 min avg and ONE of 3 math courses
I took 2 math courses and I didnt do so well (72% it is my lowest mark ) however I am determined to do better in the 2nd math courses so when they calculate top 6 avg, will they take the math course with the higher mark? my other courses are expected to be mid 80's so will my 72% be left out of my top 6 since its my lowest mark?
My joinid says that I've been admitted into the program and that they've sent a package containing the details. However, I haven't received an email confirmation. Has anyone who has been admitted gotten one?
Got accepted to both Waterloo Mechatronics and Western Engineering with AEO and now I'm applying for the National Scholarships at Western. I'd like to hear anyone's thoughts on this: If I get one of the National Scholarships (30k and up value) would id be foolish not to go to Western? Without the scholarship, I'll probably go to Waterloo and try to get my MBA at Ivey after I graduate and work
So I just got accepted to U of T based off of my grade 11 marks (87 average) and it says that the College I got into was University College. I put Trinity as my #1 and was really hoping to get into Trin. My semester 1 average is a 90, and I was wondering if either a) people have already been accepted into Trinity and b) if it's not to late to still get accepted into Trinity, if I already have an official offer from University College.
I didn't do so well first semester so my average isn't the best right now (not at anticipated range for some programs I applied to). I still have pre-req courses to finish this sem. Will universities reject me right away based on my sem 1 marks? (I actually have 6 courses finished rn because I did some U lvl courses last yr) I'm pretty confident I can pull up my average with courses from second semester but I'm afraid I'll get rejected before they're sent to ouac. Thoughts?
I got into UTSC management today, well at least that's what it says on the joinID website. There's a 'congrats' banner and status says admitted. When i click it though, it says 'application under review'. Also, the offer doesn't show up on the OUAC. Anyone in this position>
Hi, I'm in grade 10 right now and we're choosing our grade 11 courses, but I'm so stressed on what to do. I've picked my core classes: English U, Functions U, Chemistry U, Physics U, Psychology U. But I really don't know if I should do co op, will it look good for universities? Or should I just take grade 12 world history and Spanish since I've taken Spanish in grade 9 (moved here from th states)?
I have an 82.5 first semester average, its lower than I wanted but I had a rough year. What are my chances of getting into Queen's Science? I have a pretty good PSE (Honour societies, club/varsity sports, honour rolls).
I post a lot here and I figured I just do a AMA. Please note that this is going to be a serious discussion so if you feel the need to troll this thread, please do it elsewhere or just don't do it at all. It really doesn't contribute to anything.
A lot of HS seniors are spending the winter holidays working on their university applications so hopefully I can shed some light on UTSC Co-op Management which is really under rated on this forum and maybe some of you will consider applying. That said, I will be as objective as I can but there will be some bias.
Schools I applied to in Grade 12:
UTSC Management Co-op
90% HS average
Completed 2 co-ops at Fortune 100 Company
3 Study Terms Left, 1 Co-op Left
Interviews for First Co-op: Banks, GE, Small Accounting Firms
Second Co-op: Multiple Return Offers
What is the difference between Co-op vs. Internships?
Many employers are opting to choose this route because of a tax credit. What does this do for the student? Well, since the employer is receiving a credit, they can choose to pay you more. Example: Pay you $15,000 but they get $3000 back so they are really paying you $12,000. To do this, you need to be a student enrolled in an accredited co-op program. http://www.fin.gov.on.ca/en/credit/cetc.
Co-op programs and jobs are regulated by a board meaning there is a standard that employers and schools have to meet. For UTSC personally, the co-op department screens every job and ensures that every job is relevant. Will you find secretary only positions? Nope but you might have some administrative duties in your job mandate. There are compensation standards and so on.
All co-op schools have a job portal exclusive to co-op students. While the jobs can be found on TalentEgg and Linkedin and so on, the advantage comes in the 1st round and continuous round and Ranking System.
Finally, co-op programs allow for more opportunity. Most jobs posted in the Winter and Fall semester are only for co-op students to apply meaning instead of only getting to apply for summer internships, you can get 3 semesters a year for a chance. Some industries like accounting hire more in the Winter. For UTSC, they allow us so much flexibility in the length of our work term (4,8,12 months) as well as our sequence order. A study did show that on average co-op students get an 11% higher starting salary on full time offers because of the experience. There are not that many co-op schools in Canada compared to non co-op. The job qualities are the exact same. You can do IB or Consulting in the Fall or Winter.
EDIT: This site is a bit weird, when a new response is made I have to scroll through the thread to find it. If I miss your question, please post it on the bottom.