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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...
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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>
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