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Are we allowed to use graphing calculators in university?
I love my ti npsire and would hate to not be able to use it in uni. There is an option for press-to-test mode which disables certain features that may not be allowed during a test.
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Waterloo Systems Design Engineering
Are any systems undergraduates lurking around these forums? I've done a bit of research on what this program actually is, but still don't really understand it. From what I grasp, it deals with designing and managing all kinds of engineering systems? 

Can anyone give me a bit more detail on what this program is and what its like? Also wondering if it is/can be related to computer/IT related career paths since that's what my main interest is in.
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best pathway for med school
applying for premed, not sure which course to take, here are the options I've narrowed it down to 

-Health Sciences @ University of Northern British Columbia
-General Science/Biochem/Honours Cellular, Anatomical and Physiological Sciences (unsure) @ University of British Columbia
-General Science to Immunology and Infection @ University of Alberta
-Biomedical Sciences @ University of Calgary

any advice towards the degrees themselves or the universities would be great !
I need urgent help!
I checked my status and it says 

We cannot give you admission at this time with your average.  Upon receipt of the required documents your application will be reevaluated.

Does this is i am rejected to this university? 
Please I really need some help! 
Thank you 
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$500 "Ultimate Study Tip" Community Contest
Love them or hate them, exams are a part of student life. We want to know what your "ultimate study tip" is that helps you get through (and ace) them! 

Essentially we’re looking for some inspirational advice that will help other students have an amazing academic year. Whether it’s “Don't leave it to the last minute” or “Memorize facts with a song”, we want to hear from you. There’s a $500 cash prize up for grabs!* 

How to Enter: 
Simply comment below using your real name with, “My Ultimate Study Tip Is:” followed by the piece of advice you think will help other members as they prepare for exams.

Deadline to enter is January 29, 2016 @ 3:00 p.m. ET.  

How to Win: 
Encourage your friends to vote your comment as “helpful”. The comment with the most helpful votes at the end of the contest period will be awarded the $500 prize.* 

Only friends that have an active yconic profile will be able to vote. So connect and make new friends in the yconic Community or invite your friends to join http://yconic.com for FREE today. 

Please note: Anonymous or inappropriate posts will not be tolerated nor entered into this contest. Good luck! 

*See full rules and regulations ( https://support.yconic.com/hc/en-us/articles/206119646--Ultimate-Study-Tip-Contest-Rules)

5th Year BBA/BMath Double Degree - AMA
Now that I have some time this term I'm open to answering any questions you might have about the DD programs at UW or WLU. I can also answer any questions you have about the BBA program at Laurier or Math at UW.

If you don't have specific questions, read my other thread (buried somewhere between forum changes) for my thoughts on most common questions bout the program.

A little about me:
- 5 work terms completed. I have worked in Toronto (Bay St) and New York (Wall St)
- Majoring in Mathematical Optimization (Operations Research) and Finance

Im in grade 11 and am good in math. However I stuggled in gr.10 optics? How hard is SPH3U?
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Easiest 4u MATH?
Which is the easiest 4U MATH?



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Best business undergraduates programs to apply to in Ontario??
I was wondering what undergrad programs are the best for accounting or finance for 2015 in Ontario? Please list the top 5, and also list the averages. I need an idea for what programs to apply for.
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Ubc has a beatiful campus!!! do you know another university better than that?
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Nursing Hopefuls for 2016!
Hello future nursing students! I think we need one of these discussions to communicate with and help each other for this upcoming year.

Please, share with us:

1. Which school(s) are you applying to?
2. What other programs are you applying to as your back up?
3. What overall average are you aiming for for your final year?

I plan on applying to George Brown College, uOttawa and UOIT and I am aiming for a 92% average.
Mcgill Arts
Hi all! I was Just curious as I am in grade 11 about Mcgill Arts. 

My top 5 avg is a 90%, but my total average, weighted is an 88. Of course i could improve that next year  if it is not good enough, but with the grades I currently have Is it safe to say that I have a decent shot?
A response would be well appreciated! 
Hey Everyone! I need some help! I've been looking at residence's at schools and I don't know how to pick! so hopefully you can help me with some of my questions: When picking your residence choices what factors did you evaluate? How much did they weigh into your decision? Did you make a mistake in choosing your residence? if so, how and why?
Is there anything I should really consider before I pick a residence?
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Engineering Applicants for Fall 2016
Hey guys, so we were given codes to OUAC a couple days ago, so I figured some of you may have already started applying. Just to get a feel of where everyone's looking just post your schools and grades below. Hopefully we all get in where we want!

Waterloo - Mechatronics, Software, Computer
Western - general (looking at software after)
McMaster - general (looking at software after)
U of T - Eng Sci (looking at Electrical and Computer after)

AVG = 94.5%
Adv Func (double weighted) - 97
English - 96
Chem - 90
Physics (gr 11) - 91
Comp Sci (gr 11) - 97

- student council president (once in grade 10 and once again in grade 12)
- Model UN
- Robotics Team lead programmer
- Badminton Team Leader
- Link Crew Commissioner (lead the gr 12's and 11's in link crew themselves)
- Present to many people from around the world on technology and the new generation (includes people from France and Netherlands) and now heading to the EdTech Summit 2016 to present there
- 250 volunteer hours
- student of excellence at my school for 2014/2015 
Can I get from an 79 to an 86 in advanced functions?
I don't know if this is the right place to ask this question but is it possible to go from an 79 to an 86 in advanced functions? I was at an 83 and midterm (close to my goal) then I did so bad on an assignment, got about a 38 on it. I got plenty of 100s, high 90s and high 80s, but occassionally got 60s in a section which brought my overall mark down. I believe that I have the capability to work hard and do good, but is it possible for me to get a 86? I think i have two units left(probably 2-4 quizzes and 2 tests) and my exam which is worth 30% of my overall mark. With first semester almost gone, can I bring my mark up on time? :(
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Studying Tips?! Please help
Can people discuss with me how they studied for tests(In highschool) ? I was wondering if I should start studying two days before test day, and wakeup at 4am instead of 6am to study before school? I sleep at 9pm so that should give me a good 7 hours of sleep.

I am in grade 11, and I am done with fooling around. Midterms just passed and I have :
ENG3U: 80
Religion: 75
MCR3U: 72
Computer engineering: 87
(please note that these are not my try hard grades; I have been slacking and not caring about school not like i should have..)

Anyways, I want to start getting serious and really study.. 

Please feel free to express how you guys studied as hs students!!

Thank you.
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Help me improve my ECs
I want to go to school for business but the problem is that im not the smartest. I have a 91 average but that's the absolute highest I can go. (91 is normally good but the problem is that everyone has such high marks nowadays). So I need to help how do I improve. If you knew me you'd now I'm not cocky im just trying to do what everyone wants.. To get into university. 
1) President/Founder of Young Liberals in my riding. Over 200 hours helping with Municipal/Federal Elections
2) VP of my schools DECA chapter 
3)  Food Bank Volunteer, Part of the youth council at the Food Bank
4) Youth ministry Leader at Church, member of my school's chaplaincy team
5) Part Time Retail Job, Internship at Insurance Firm
6) Model UN 
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Schools Vs Mom
I'm stuck!

I am looking at the nursing program in 4 universities. I really like the UOIT program and the school but because I could have placement in Toronto my mom does NOT want me to go there. She really likes Brock, I don't think that it is the right place for me. She is constantly pushing this school at me. I also want to apply to Western and McMaster. I don't know which program is best and I am so confused. Can someone that is in a nursing program please help me out. I'm so frustrated and I'm tired of fighting with my mom. I want to know which program is best and what the placements and SIM labs are like. Any help would be much appreciated.
What's the difference between commerce and business ?
Also can i take any buisness program and become and accountant ... ?
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Good idea to retake a course?
I'm in grade 12, my chem mark is really pulling my average down.

Do you think its a good idea to retake the course in nightschool. I mean like i understand the concept and everything, i just mess up on the tests.