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Acceptances To Guelph! 2016
Just wanted to make a little discussion for Guelph! They have officially started sending out first round offers, so everyone that has received an offer list:
Acceptance Average
Conditions
Program
Etc.
Congrats on the acceptance and hope to see you all at UofG this September! :)
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Teachers Screwing You Over?
Hello, guys i just wanted to say that my teacher has screwed up my whole chemistry grade. Firstly, this whole semester only once did we get our updated marks. I was at a really low average at midterm but after that I improved so much that I literally went up 10-12 percent. I calculated this on a piece of paper because he wouldnt tell us. So, the day before exams start I ask him for updated marks and he says he doesnt have them and  that our calculations of our marks are more accurate? Wtf Then after exam. I felt I did ok...it was super hard but still think I did decent. In our region there is no exam review day so..I had no idea what mark I had or didnt have. Today I check OUAC my mark is not at all what i calculated..Like do u think I should contact the principal or something like we had no idea of our mark the whole semester, for ex weighting of assignments...we did soo many labs he made us do 1 formal lab all semester..and that was in Septemeber..He gave it back in January. I'm sorry for my english but need help..Like this guy gave speeches in the start of the semester to change our universities, like lower our expectations...


Scholarships and grants
where can I find good scholarships? everyone say Yconic and ScholarshipCanada but both of them only show me a few scholarship matches, and some people pay for all 4 years of school using scholarships. I was just wondering if there are any other websites, etc?
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High School Class of 2016 Offers of Admissions
The Applications thread is pretty cluttered so I was thinking we could start this thread to make it easier to view when others are accepted to programs you've applied to! 

Please include in your post:
- Program
- Date of offer
- Date of application
- Admission average (Grade 11, first semester, second semester midterm - whatever was used in determining admission qualifications)
- Province
- Any supplementary information (Ex. ECs if they're required on application, predictions about quality of essays/responses)
- Any other information you deem appropriate!

Good luck guys!
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Grade 12 English in Summer School
Hey guys,

Currently, I am in grade 11 ready to pick out courses for grade 12 and I would really like to have 3U level courses per semester rather than 4. So I was planning on taking grade 12 english during the summer so that could free up some space on my timetable, BUT i hear from some people that this could decrease my chances of getting into certain programs. 

I want to go into Health Sci at Macmaster, or Life Sci at U of T, or maybe Western, Queens etc., does anyone know if these programs frown upon summer school? Or just would pick someone who didn't do that over me?

I've asked the guidance counselors and teachers at my school, and they all say that it shouldn't affect me, but I hear otherwise from other people. 

Does anyone have any answers? :) Thanks !
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University application
I got my  grade 12 marks but I'm not Sure if I'll be accepted in one of the universities I applied to 
My marks are 
68 in English 
85 in calculus 
90 in business 
88 in religion 
67 advanced function 
78 challenges and changes in society 
The universities I applied to are York ryrson and UTM 
FYI the program I applied for is accounting 
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UTSC 3rd Year Co-op Management Ask Me Anything!
Hi Everyone, 

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:
Rotman Commerce
UTSC Management Co-op
Queen's Commerce
Waterloo AFM
Schulich
Brock BAcc
Ryerson BComm

Background
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.

Let's begin!


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.
Admitted to u of t comp sci?
On the front page of joinid, it says that I got admitted to the computer science program. But when I press check status, it still says pending. Is this a bug? I haven't received any email notification either.
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Guelph Acceptances
Did anyone get accepted for Biomedical Engineering? And if so post when u got accepted and with what average.
Colleges at University of Toronto
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.
Business Programs: What are your expected Top 6 Grades?
I'm not here to judge or anything. I want to let people figure out where they stand in the acceptance of the program that they want to get into!

List your Top 6 Marks (expect marks if not yet completed the course) or just your Top 6 Avg.
Also please list the program(s) you plan to go to!

All are welcomed for discussion on your opinion of what grades you may need for each program.
Shad Valley 2016 wait list
Hey guys! I got my letter saying I've been waitlisted for shad 2016. I decided to make a post and see if we could all kinda talk and things until we all get our final fate ?
SHAD 2016 General Thread
Hey guys! I just submitted my application for SHAD 2016, so I'm wondering who else already submitted? :) I don't know if there's already a SHAD 2016 thread so I just decided to start one. If there already is one, can someone direct me there?
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UTSC Management
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>
Waterloo Conditional Admission to Pharmacy (CAP) - 2016 Discussion Thread
HEY GUYS 

If you have any questions on the University of Waterloo's Conditional Admission to Pharmacy (CAP) program this year and are interested in applying, dont hesitate to ask them here! I'll try to answer them as best as I can! 

For those of you who dont know what CAP is, it's basically a program designed for students who wish to pursue a field in pharmacy in the future. CHECK OUT THE WEBSITE HERE: https://uwaterloo.ca/pharmacy/future-students/conditional-admission-pharmacy-cap ALSO be sure to check out the FAQ section too because they usually cover a lot of your questions there. 

NOTE: Applications will be available starting October 9, 2015
2nd year UBC student! Ask me anything!
Contact: elizabethsflower@gmail.com 

Finished first year at UBC as a Health Science (FNH) student in LFS; now I'm a second year student for 2015-2016. 

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 (:

See you at UBC in September!
Which university??
i applied for Bsc in psychology at UTM,, York and Waterloo and i applied for life sciences at UOIT.

 Which university is better in terms of opportunities? I know if i go to Waterloo there is a co-op option. What are some pros and cons i should consider

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International student, minor accommodations?
Hello,

I am an international student and will be attending CS @ uWaterloo Fall 2016. My birthday is in October, however and when I reach Canada I will remain 17 for another month.

What will I have to do to get a visa because of this?
Brock BAcc Acceptances
I haven't seen any posts dedicated to just Brock acceptances. Wondering what people had as their averages for early acceptance, and when the next round of acceptances are going out.
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