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Careers in Math and/or Science
I want to pursue a career in math or, math and science as those are two of my best subjects and the ones i enjoy the most. What are some jobs that are in that field of interest and have a pretty decent salary, like 65,000+ starting, and which can go up to 100,000+ as you gain more experience? I know like jobs in math and science are basically all engineering programs but i have no idea what are some which directly focus on math and have decent pay. Thanks
Who wants to go into med school?
And what are you doing to reach your goal (Ecs, undergrad choice, research etc...)?? And what are your alternative careers if you decided you didn't want to go to med school anymore or didnt get accepted?
Chances of getting csc 108h1 . University of Toronto.
I applied and got in physical and mathematical sciences intending to specialise in mathematical application in economics and finance. But now I am considering a major in computer sciences. The problem is I do not have priority over an computer science course and I won't be able to register for this course until 7 August. I wanted to ask what chances do I have to getting into this course and how can I improve them.

Also, assuming if I do get into this course, how long does this priority thing is going to bother me? For the duration of my degree or for the first semester only?

Any feedback will be appreciated. Thanks!
Is it too late to get involved with leadership EC's?
Hi, I'll be going into grade 12 this year and I want to do business at schools likes Queen's, Western, Schulich, Laurier etc. I have pretty good marks and my EC's are ok  but i doubt they're good enough. Here's a list:

-Relay for Life participant
-volunteered as a performer for a theater group; a group of about 30 of us performed shows to citizens of Toronto. We helped them "expand their horizons" in terms of  visiting forgotten restaurants and landmarks (weird af i know, but it was fun) I also recruited a few members
-i had a job as a sales rep at Future Shop before it closed 
-currently have a stock associate/cashier job at Food Basics
-volunteering for the Pan American games this summer

I know its all about how well you sell your EC's but I doubt I'd stand a chance with virtually no leadership experience. What kind of activities can I get involved in for my last year of high school to help fill the void?
AMA Request: Summer Co-op/Intern at a Big 4 Accounting Firm
I and many others on this forum are pursuing a CPA designation and would probably want to work at a big 4 firm. I think it would be beneficial if someone who is currently working there this summer or recently worked there as a student could answer some questions for us.
Western Med Sci Early Admission???
Hey I'm going into grade 11 next year and was just wondering if the Medical Sciences program at UWO has an early acceptance program. If they do I was wondering around what average you need to be seriously considered for it.

Courses I'm taking next year:

Bio (11)
Chem (11)
Functions
English (11)
Econ (12)
Business Leadership
Philosophy (11)
Physics (11)
Accounting (11) - taking this in summer

What marks do i need in each course do i need to be considered for early acceptance?

Thanks in advance!!


Political Science Major- which uni?
After summer, I'm going into grade 12 and I am very stressed as to which university (in Ontario preferably) would provide me with the best undergrad education in order to pursue law. Before naming a bunch of uni's I was hoping that you guys could help me out with what you know, maybe from experience or research, because oh boy have I been researching, and am still quite lost.
Summer Preparation-Going into Grade 11
Overall what are some tips out there for preparing for another school year, specifically gr11. Tips to stay motivated, stay doing well, stay involved in the community and just anything about what we could do to start now.
Hydro
Can you set up Hydro...in Waterloo...from abroad? Any international student with experience in this area?
Admission Questions? Ask a Current UBC Student!
Hi guys,

I always remember finding this forum really useful back when I was applying for universities in 2012, and I'd like to offer you the opportunity to actually get some hard knowledge about admissions rather than just hearsay. Though I'm in Sauder, I can answer any questions regarding direct entry to all UBC programs, Sauder transfer applications, and general university stuff.

You should all also take a look at the holy grail of UBC admissions, specifically table 18 where all admission averages for all programs for entry in 2013W are outlined.

Hope to see you all at UBC in September!
UBC Engineering admissions & program questions answered here!
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Laurier BBA without co op
Hello, I am going in to first year at Laurier as a BBA student and all I hear is co op co op and co op. I was wondering, is co op what makes BBA and without co op is being a BBA student almost useless? Are BBA students still really successful without it? 

Thanks for your time,

Bakudan
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
Why are professionals contributing to the Yconic community?
I apologize if this is a dumb question, but why are so many graduate/professional school students and professionals (i.e. doctors) posting on this forum and answering my questions? Not that I'm complaining! I'm just curious. Are they being compensated in any way?
WHAT IS WITH THE - Oops! You've hit your posting limit. Wait a few minutes, and then try again.
Seriously tired of getting this message and having to wait 5 minutes between posts.

"Oops! You've hit your posting limit. Wait a few minutes, and then try again."

Just another reason as to why this site sucks compared to the old studentawards.

Yeesh, super frustrating!
Grade 11 and 12 Courses
I was just wondering if these courses throughout the grade 11 and 12 years will be manageable, I am going for a 90+ average in both years and could anyone recommend study tips? By the way, I want to get into western Richard Ivey the business program and queens 


Courses: 

Grade 11: English done in summer school 
Grade 12 english being done over the year in private school
Physics 
Chemistry 
Math 
Religion 
Business
Law 
Gym 
Gym 

 Grade 12: English done in private school 
Probability and Data management done in summer school 
Calculus 
Advanced Functions 
Business 
Religion 
Law 
Physics 
Chemistry 
Spare/Blowoff Course
Computer Science cutoffs?
does anyone know the cutoffs for the top computer science uni's in canada
Best university and program for undergrad planning to go to law school
I was wondering what you guys think is the best undergrad major for someone like me, who would like to pursue law later on. What are the top three schools I should be looking at? Also please take into consideration the reputation of the school itself as well as graduating with a good GPA. Thank you :)
AMA (Ask Me Anything) Current U of T Student
Hello all!

I'm currently entering my second year at the University of Toronto St. George campus, where I am double majoring in English and Book & Media Studies.  I am also a commuter student. If you have any questions about U of T, whether it be from student life to course work, please don't hesitate to ask me!
Getting Ready For Class - How long do you take?
Are you the "throw anything on, and whip your hair into a pony tail" type or "get up an hour early to use all your products and curl your hair" type?
UBC arts or SFU SIAT?
I got accepted into UBC arts and SFU SIAT (school of interactive arts and technology) and I am torn between the two. Could anyone please tell me which course/uni I should choose and why?
HEELLPPPPPPPP!!!!!!!!
Which one do you think is easier to take: grade 12 English during the summer or during night classes?
I honestly hate English class and just want to get it over with. It's my weakest subject and just need a pretty good mark. 
i dont know wat course to take...
i was wondering wat course do you need to take in hs to get into physiotherapy?