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I'm a gr 11 student here, I find my schedule for gr 11 a bit too relaxing and want to take a gr 12 math course (either, advanced functions or calc and vectors).
My question is, if I were ever to get a unsatisfactory mark(let's say, 81), and I want to retake it again to achieve a higher mark in gr 12. How would universities react to it? I've heard that UofT and waterloo will look at it negatively, is it true? what about other universities?
Right now i am going into grade 12 with 27 credits which is good, and when i am done(if my plan works and i pass all my classes with good marks) grade 12 i will have 37 credit. What exactly does having more credit help you for?
University only looks at your top six university class.
Thinking of going to: I will get accepted
Waterloo: Geography and aviation
Grade 9(English, English(yes two english), Math,Geography,French,Science
Grade 10(English English,Math,civic and careers,Science,Gym,History,Construction,and Tamil)
I'm a current student at Ryerson entering my 4th year in September, majoring in Professional Communication. I'm currently studying for the LSAT and hoping to go to law school after my undergrad. Aside from holding 2 internships over the last 3 years, I work as a mentor for first year students and in student recruitment for my program faculty. I've also recently been hired as a Project and Communications Assistant for the Government of Ontario.
I can answer questions about:
- all program requirements and acceptances
- campus life
- internships and co-op opportunities + job search + how I got hired in the government
- basically any other questions you might have
Hope you're all excited about the potential of attending Ryerson! Ask me anything!
If you're looking to contact me personally, you can reach me at firstname.lastname@example.org
So my final year is starting next week, and I have been curious to know the working habits of the ones who easily pull 90+ in every course. I don't think it should that big problem since I took elearning for 4u english, so mainly have to focus in maths and sciences. Yet it is grade 12 where marks actually matter, so I was wondering
What are some of the working habits to get 90+ in all grade 12 courses. I am planning to apply for engineering at Uoft, uW, and Mac.
Hey everyone!! Next week I will officially be a grade 12 student. My school is semestered and I have a few urgent questions. I am enrolled for 3 courses each semester. That means that I will have 32 credits. In each semester I have a bird course such as gym or family studies. Is it possible for me to drop a bird course in each semester and have 2 spares each semester. I would still get the 30/30 credits needed. I have asked my guidance councillor and she said I can only take 1 spare. I am not sure if this is true or she doesn't want me having 2 spares.
So I tried changing my courses around. My options are to take either English 12 in school, or Bio 12. My school has very full classes, so there is no other option for me in school. I have decided to take Bio 12 online. Either that or night school. Will universities hold this against me? I was signed up for these courses when we were asked to choose classes for the next school year, but the computer didn't do it accordingly. My counsellor has said one must be done outside my school.
*I need both these courses. English is mandatory to graduate, I need Bio to apply to my Bachelor of Science programs*
I will be starting grade 12, and have been taking french all throughout high school. For me, it is a mark booster (high 90s) and i enjoy the class, but i was wondering - is it worth to keep french, or switch to something like a 4M business course to boost my top 6? I plan on going into engineering or maybe business
I'm a current grade 12 student hoping to attend UBC in Fall 2017 in the General Arts program (perhaps majoring in Architecture in 3rd year and minoring in Creative Writing). My understanding is that students are automatically considered for this scholarship upon applying before December 1st, yet the website simply says that we must fill in the online application without specifying anything.
Do you have any tips for winning a scholarship? What's the general criteria (ie what determines the amount we win)? I'm a current Ontario, IB student and though I don't absolutely require the money, it would really help me out. I'd like to consider myself relatively well-rounded: I'm the Arts Prefect at my school, participate in numerous clubs, have several teaching jobs outside of school and volunteer actively. My Top 6 average is 96% (with an overall average of 94%), so I think that I'm alright mark-wise.
Thank you :) Tips and insight are very much appreciated
I was reading few articles recently about girls-only coding clubs. It looks like a very modern trend now to stimulate more woman peruse STEM career. They have valid points, but I am wondering what others think about it.
Is it good/bad for the society to keep separate girls from boys and make it soooo special?
Should more schools adopt this strategy?
Will public schools ever have these programs or it will remain the privilege of private schools?
Did anyone attend a club like this, started one or just came across?
Here is news about schools in Ontario doing this and their stats: https://goo.gl/RVv0ov
I'm doing a little summer research on universities and their programs because I will be applying this year, but, as each school is different, can anyone tell me the programs suited for biology and medical school at each university? I realize that any program can get you into med school as long as you have the prereq's but I'm really interested in only biology. It's fine if you only know one.
For example, at McMaster, it would be health sciences and life sciences.
I'm looking for programs at University of Toronto, Waterloo, Queen's, and Western.
I'm a high school student who i aiming to shoot for the U of T National Scholarships Award - do any of you have any tips in regards to the questions asked on the application? Here they are:
1. Describe your academic objectives and indicate how these are appropriate to your long-range goals (100 words max)
2. Write a letter of reference for yourself in the third person describing how the applicant meets these criteria. The letter should refer to specific achievements and experiences. It may also comment on any weaknesses the candidate may display (300 word maximum)
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
Since attending Brock, I have received interview requests from:
Company / Quantity / (Co-op vs summer intern, Location)
RBC x 3 (Various positions, co-op x2 and summer intern x1, Toronto)
Big 4 Audit x3 (1x Co-op and 1x Summer intern, Toronto...1 x Co-op in Calgary)
AT TIME OF APPLYING TO UNIVERSITY (September 2012 Entry): - Rejected from BAcc Co-op - Accepted to BBA Co-op with 83.5% top 6
WHEN LANDING BIG 4 AUDIT CO-OP:
- Joined B4 Audit in January 2016
- Done 8 months of co-op, not at an accounting firm
- Major average ~85, overall ~80+
- ECs, unchanged from when applying to first co-op
- Completed a couple certificates in excel
ADVICE FOR CURRENT STUDENTS WHO WANT TO GET INTO B4 BUT DIDN'T/WON'T FOR THEIR FIRST COOP:
- Get public accounting experience somewhere else. This is basically a must. I believe I was the only upper year hired from my school into B4 this past term without prior public experience. It's something I noticed during recruiting
- If you have the above, grades matter a bit less. Yes you still want to do as best as you can, but a high 70 is OK enough if you have prior XP. An 80+ is still ideal though
- Be prepared to explain why you left your previous employer (and don't speak poorly about them)
That's basically it. 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