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Grade 11 and 12 Accounting
I was just wondering how important grade 11 and 12 accounting is. Im planning to go to either Brock or Laurier for accounting. Im going to grade 12 this year and i haven't taken either one. It might be possible for me to add both to my schedule this year, but would it be worth it? I'd rather focus on my other courses and get a higher overall average. 
What are your thoughts? 
Why is there not enough seats to accompany future med students?
So why isn't there? Medical schools receive very qualified students; yet turn down many due to spots available. Canada is facing a doctor shortage. Wouldn't it be more logical to open more spots?
Integration into Ontario in High School
We are a Canadian family staying in India.   Kid currently studying in grade 7.
 Would it be a good idea to shift to an Ontario High School in grade 11 or 12 from India ? Is it better to  complete High School and join as Undergraduate or better to start earlier in maybe grade 9.
Focus area is Medicine .
Thanks in advance. 
Calling all yconic members!
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Ask Anything About Waterloo AFM, SAF and CPA Here!
Hello prospective AFMers. I am an undergrad in AFM and I am here to answer any questions you may have regarding to AFM, SAF, Coop, CPA, or anything about Waterloo that is SAF related! 

UPDATE: Hi everyone, I am back. I had to avoid you guys so I don't get bombarded with questions like, "Do you think I can get in". Congrats on all the acceptances! Let me know if you need help for anything!

IM IN A PREDICAMENT? Which part time job should I choose?
Ok so hi I'm back! (If you remember me from previous posts). Anyways, so I actually got hired at kumon, yay! I finished my 2 volunteering sessions. And will start working tommorow, the lady didn't ask for my bank info. So I assume she gives out cheques. DOES ANYONE KNOW HOW KUMON PAYS THEIR EMPLOYEES??

Ok so here's the predicament I'm also working at McDonald's. And guess what? A have shift from each place at the same time. Great, anyways normally I would choose kumon because of the less hours, easier work and such. But I feel like useless employee there, because all I LITTERALLY do is grade work! Like another new employee got a chance to actually help the kids and they have me in the corner just grading work. And I even messed up on the fractions part of the test I did at my interview and my boss gave me sheets to do....she also complimented another girl on her performance working with the kids. And not me, I don't even get a chance to do that. my boss is nice and all, but I'm still afraid that IF I CHOOSE KUMON OVER MCDONALDS ILL END UP GETTING FIRED FROM KUMON and be JOBLESS! BUT I ESSENTIALLY WANT TO WORK AT KUMON.

Current UBC student - ask me anything
I'm a second year Computer Engineering UBC student. I took first year sciences, lived in rez, and have since transferred into Engineering. I'm also an Orientations Leader and a volunteer for Destination UBC.

I can answer questions about about rez life, science, how I got into UBC, engineering or transferring. This is my second forum post, my old one was getting huge and a bit unwieldy. 
Confused with Questions
Hi everyone! I'm going into grade 12 this year and I plan on applying to university. My original plans were to apply to Carleton, McMaster, and Wilfrid Laurier for Social Work. I'm not feeling 100% anymore about it and I started looking into cultural geography and anthropology and urban planning. Could anyone tell me what the first year courses are like in the social work programs and any pros and cons? Also about the other topics that I mentioned?
Ivey Grad / IBD in New York, AMA
Hello all. Used to frequent this site somewhat. I graduated Ivey not too long ago and work as an investment banking analyst in New York with one of the top firms. Feel free to ask me anything and I'll try my best to answer. 

I've been where you are now and received a lot of guidance back then. Hoping to return the favor. 
Nursing Hopefuls 2015!
Hey everyone!

I saw this thread last year and thought it was worth while to do! For anyone applying to 4 or 2 year programs.

1. Which school(s) are you applying to?
2. What other programs are you applying to as your back up?
3. What average are you aiming for your final year?
EXTRA - I want current Nursing students to be included as well! Tell us where you go, where you applied to and what your GPA in Grade 12 was or post secondary if thats what your doing right now. Also, a few pointers, tips and guidance is always great!:cheers:

1. I want to go to McMaster (4 year), Queens (4 year or 2 year), Western (2 year), UofT
2. Nursing, and nothing else!
3. I had mid 80's in high school and currently have a 3.1 from Uoft B.A second year

So common guys, reveal yourselves! ;)
Short Funds for Hockey Academy
I'm searching for funds to assist with my hockey academy at Notre Dame. If anyone has contacts or ways to assist please keep me in mind. I am a twin and fulfilling my dream of taking sports to the highest level that I can achieve, with the support of my community and local donors it might be possible.
Your Vision of "the Business Person"
I imagine that, as a businessman, I will eventually have my own office in a massive high rise that overlooks the financial district of some world class city. I will spend two or three hours of my work day with clients and colleagues and attend many networking events with powerful people in the industry. But, when I drive down the highway I see all of the corporate buildings and when I watch movies and see a white room stuffed with cubicles, I question if my vision of the life of the business person is romanticized. Can business students and graduates who have experience in the business world tell me if most business grads end up living the life I imagine they do, or do they sit in a cubicle as they work alongside highway noise in a boring office?
Best windows laptop for college?
What is the best laptop for college? Quite frankly, I am not a huge gamer.
Will a regular sized bagpack do for uni?
Title says it all. Do you carry a lot of stuff like in high school such as many binders and textbooks? Or will it be more like just a laptop and a binder/book? Thanks in advance.
Business or Accounting Program?
Help! I am deciding on which career pathway to pursue. Some schools offer business programs, while some offer only accounting/finance programs. I don't know which to choose. What kind of jobs can you end up with if you study in a business program, can you still end up in accounting? If you study accounting are you restricted to just accounting as your field of specialty? Which degree will offer a better chance of employment after graduation? 
Please answer with your level of education/experience
Thank you!
Picking a university for social work
I am considering York, Kings university college, Lakehead or Mcmasters for social work. Can anyone who has experience with any of these universities tell me what the social work programs, residency and the overall university experience is like?
Nursing Program at Ryerson University- HELP!!
I am a 2nd year student in a science program at University of waterloo and I am recently interested in the nursing program at Ryerson. As many other students, I did not do well first year due to the workload and stress, but I do enjoy sciences. 

I was wondering if my chances of applying to the nursing program at ryerson next fall would be slim due to my poor grades first year. and will I be able to transfer my credits or will I have to start first year all over again?
SFU Beedie vs uOttawa Telfer vs Ryserson Ted Rogers?
I am student from Switzerland trying to transfer to business schools in Canada. Been listing out choices......but I'm stuck at deciding the priority of Beedie, Telfer and Ted Rogers...Can anyone here tell me which one is better in terms of reputation and employment in Canada? Which one of them has a better coop program? Thanks!!!
AFM Waterloo or BBA
What is the difference between the two programs? I want to get work experience, so which one will offer a better chance of getting into co-op?
AFM Waterloo
Just curious as to how to get into the AFM program at Waterloo? What was your application process like? What were you grades/extra curriculars? Also what year do you get into co-op? How competitive would you say the process is? I heard they only accept 300 people into the program. Would you say this program is better than BBA at Laurier? Not sure which to choose. Does the degree offer you the same kind of job options?

Accounting Program vs. Business Studies
I am looking into which field I should study for University. There are options at Waterloo for just Accounting and Finance, but then there are also programs at Laurier such as the BBA that also touch base with business and accounting. What is the difference between the two if the topics overlap? I'm not sure what I want to do yet, so is picking BBA better than picking accounting at Waterloo? That way I can try a little of each? 
Also can you state your school level/experience, thank you!
Computer Science (Info Tech) or a Grade 11 Course
I seriously need help peoples!! I can't decide whether or not I want to take Computer Science (I know it more by Info Tech, but whatev) next year, or if I should instead take a grade 11 course. Next year, I'll be going into grade 10, and in Info Tech grade 10, you learn Python (a programming language), which I am planning to learn by myself anyway, this summer (or will try to). I like Info Tech a lot, but I won't be going into the technology field after high school. I'm planning on going into the sciences.

In grade 10, I am taking Physics 11, but if I choose to not take Info Tech, then I was thinking of taking another Science course, most likely Chemistry 11 or Biology 11. I should probably also mention that I'll be applying for the IB Diploma Program for grade 11. I want my marks and courses to look impressive on my application. (The school that I will apply to for the IB Diploma, does not have the process where a Pre-IB student is able to go into IB. There, anyone can apply, and they do not have a Pre-IB Program.)

So, what should I do? Please help, because if I decide to change my course, then I have to talk to the counsellor a.s.a.p. I appreciate the help in advance!
Med School after a Waterloo Co-op Program?
Hi everyone,

Does anyone know if you can still apply for med school during your 3rd or 4th year of a waterloo coop program. I understand that waterloo coop programs run for 5 years but most people apply for medical school during their 3rd or 4th year. Will I have to wait for another year till I finish the coop program or can I apply during 3rd and 4th year?

Thanks in advance
Upgrade Physics 20 or take Physics 30
i'm planning on applying to UBC for science & the requirements include Physics 20 but i have a 74% (i dropped from a 89 throughout the year & went into a final with a 83% but my anxiety/insomnia got the best of me & even though i was prepared I bombed it) 

so should i just take physics 30? i'm worried that my 74% may stand in my way of getting into UBC.