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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?
Hello. My courses for grade 12 have to be submitted within the next few days and I have many courses to choose from. I want to make sure that I select the courses that are going to have the most influence on my grade. I plan to pursue post secondary education in Modern Languages or International Relations. These are the courses which I am debating about:
International Business (BBB4M1)
The Writer's Craft (EWC4U1)
Canadian and International Law (CLN4U1)
Earth and Space Science (SES4U1)
World Histoty: The West and The World (CHY4U1)
Challenge and Change in Society (HSB4U1)
Analyzing Current and Economic Issues (CIA4U1)
French Immersion (FIF4UF)
Studies and Literature (ETS4UE)
Four of my courses are occupied by Sciences, English and Math. Are there any courses which are candidates for the summer? Which ones are best to take during day school and online? Thanks!
Hey there, I go to a non-semestered high school and wanted to know how many grade 12 final marks I need to be eligible for acceptance (not early acceptance). I have 2 so far, so do I need a minimum of 3 or...?
So here's the thing. I'm in grade 11, and feel like I have no volunteering I can use to apply for university. I am part of Student Council, and a elementary program where I go once a week and help a grade 6 student with math. what else can I do to make my volunteering profile stand out? I want to hold a leadership position, I want to make a difference, but I don't see myself getting any opportunities. Any ideas how to go about this? Even in my school, in the various clubs I am interested in, the executives are chosen, and I feel like every year it's the same ones, so there's no way I can become part of something like that. HELP?
Many of you may want to ask me questions about university or anything really. I will try to do a weekly QnA session (at the very least I will try to have one up once a month) where I'll compile questions from the week into a single blog post on my blog. Best way for you to get your questions to me will probably be to comment on the newest Questions and Answers post or shoot me an email. I will check this thread periodically as well so that may work too.
Whats the diffrence between honors, combined honors and major? Can you later get a graduate degree with taking major sciences? If i apply to honors does it cost more and if I dont get in am i automatically considered for major?
I owe a lot to yconic in helping me choose a university so I thought I could help a few high schoolers out. If anyone has any questions about McGill, Desautels, or any of the other big business schools in Ontario, I'd love to answer them!
So im in grade 12, applied for Mac general Engineering, Ryerson Aerospace Eng and Carleton Aerospace Eng. My marks are as follows:
English - 84
Advanced Functions - 89
Calculus - 91 (religiously busted my ass practicing before the semester began)
Business Leadership - 86
Chemistry - yet to take
BUT HERE IS THE JUICY BIT.
Physics. Oh physics... I decided to fast track that in a semester in grade 11 (fast track grade 12 physics), did poorly (lack of concentration) AND got a concussion. I finished with a 43 LOL (I couldve pulled my mark up but I was in bed half brain dead). But then I took it again this semester and got a 70. Was at an 81 but bombed an ISU and exam (sort of, keep reading). I swear Im less dumb than it sounds. So anyway, I "technically" did a REPEAT of GRADE 12 PHYSICS and got a 70 on my REPEAT... Should I do it again? Buy the credit for a 90 privately? Leave it as such? Perhaps hang myself? (No I won't but you know what I mean). I am scared shitless.
A funny story, this was my exam marks:
INQUIRY - 19/20 (1 QUESTION that covers all units with 2 parts)
COMMUNICATION - 8/10
K/U - 14/30 multiple choice was the death of me
WILL I STILL GET ACCEPTED AND IF NOT WHAT SHOULD I DO ABOUT PHYSICS
Hi, I am currently attending University of Western Ontario for the Medical Sciences Program.
I am happy to answer any questions that anyone may have about the program, course load, and overall experience at Western!
A bit about myself:
I attended a high school within Ontario and received my acceptance to Med Sci in January (or early February?). I was also accepted to multiple science programs from other universities including, but not limited to: U of T, Waterloo, York, McMaster, Queen's, Ryerson, and Guelph.
Post questions down below and I will try to get back to you as soon as possible!
I live in Hamilton and my future career goal is becoming a lawyer. I am currently a junior in high school and do not know where to go during my undergrad or what to study. I live in Hamilton and my sister is planning to go to McMaster. My parents would prefer if I stayed home but I would like to study the arts/humanities (Political Science/French), or business/commerce. Going to McMaster for this would be a lot cheaper, but I know that it isn't prestigious in these fields. I am seriously considering corporate law at the University of Toronto after my undergraduate degree. The universities that I am thinking of are: McMaster for arts/humanities or business, University of Toronto for arts/humanities or business or (my top choice) Western Ivey AEO (2 years arts/humanities, 2 years business), it seems like the best fit. My grades are in the 90's but money is also something to consider. Thoughts?
I just checked my status and I have a blue square that says conditional for life science. Yet i have an accept/decline button. But the accepted offer icon is a green checkmark, does this mean I still have not yet been accepted? Cause when i hover above the blue square it says incomplete, yet I have nothing to do on my to do list, do any of you know if there a supplementary for mcmaster life science?
I'm still deciding on which university to attend. I wanted to clarify the benefits McMaster offers. I know there is internship after 3rd of 4th year, but I would like to know the guarantee rate of actually getting in, I want an actual percentage, not a shady percentage that the school tells incoming students.