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University Questions
Hi everyone, decided to try getting answers to my worries on this forum. I am currently a grade 12 student in Ontario and am going to be applying for universities soon. I am genuinely looking for answers to my concerns. I was looking at applying for,life sciences at both UTM and UTSG. I was also looking at Biomedical Science and nursing at Ryerson. Other options on my list were collaborative programs like nursing at georgebrown and Seneca. As a backup I wanted to try Biomedical Science at York as well with Medical Radiation Sciences at McMaster being my last choice. As you can see I need to narrow down my choices. I think my advanced functions mark might not be good, if I can't pull it up to the low 80s, it's possible I might get around 75 because even though I've been doing good on tests recently, my mark doesn't seem to budge .I was just wondering if I stand a chance at these places, especially for life sciences. If I can get my average to around an 83-85, will I be fine. Thanks to anyone who replys and sorry for this lengthy post,
So I think Ivey is too hard to get in, my chances are; studying economics or stg like that in Western or to skip Western(cause Ivey s not gonna happen) and prefer Brock's business studies(accounting I think) or SFU's business school??? what do you say
maybe you can suggest something else? guys please I wanna read some comments
(I care about the education reputation aand ofcourse the social life)
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What are my chances of getting accepted to Queens/ Mcmaster??
Hey guys, I want to go into engineering and I'm starting to get worried about my grades. I currently have a 88 ish average and I was wondering if that is enough to get accepted to Queens/Mcmaster,UFT engineering. Queens being the one I would prefer most.

My grades were as follow in Grade 11:

English 84
French Immersion 95
American HIstory 82
Biology 87
Functions 94
Chem 85
Physics 85
Travel and Tourism 96

In grade 12, Ive already taken english in summer school and got an 88 and currently, my marks are as follow

Advanced Functions 89
Data Management 97
Chemistry 81 (teacher is an ass)

What are the chances of me getting accepted? I am really scared cause im just above the lowest competitive average for the schools. Plus,my extracurriculars are terrible (only have french tutoring), on a side note, what are some other good engineering universities I should apply to? I am thinking of going into chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, computer engineering or some other IT related field. i am aware that the computer sciences are easier to get in but I'm still focusing on the engineering.
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Don't know what to do!
Hey everyone, 
 I'm currently in grade 11 and I took mostly science's , but I'm not doing that well in them. I went from getting high 80's to not even 70's.Even though I was planning on doing science in uni , I don't think that's going to happen anymore realistically.I also enjoyed business so  I was wondering what business programs you would reccomend applying to and what pre reqs I would need.I can probably get high 80's in business programs (if its not math based it would be great) Thank you! (+Unis in Ontario)
Chancellors Nominees
Hey everyone! Just wondering who on here was a chancellors nominee, and if they sent in their application yet! I sent mine yesterday, crossing my fingers it arrives.
PLEASE comment on the difficulty of the course compared to adv functions. Also if you are an okay math student also comment! I know lots of people doing this course who think it's a breeze but they are strong math students! I need to hear from someone who is an okay student.
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Business Programs
Hi I'm planning to study econ or finance. I'm still deciding, but my midterm average is 93. Anyone know the pros and cons of any one of the business programs? I cannot decide which ones to apply to. 
1) Rotman 
2) Waterloo AFM 
3) Ivey 
4) Queens 
6) DeGroote 
7) Schulich 
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Could I get into an ivey league business school?
Extra curriculars

-qualified for senior nationals in swimming
-ranked top 10 in Canada for swimming
-team captain on swim teams in school and outside school
-level 8 clarinet player
-sectional leader in band
-attended numerous leadership camps
-exec on athletic council
-city arts competition champion
I have a job at a drug store, and have a 92% average right now. I'm currently in gr 11, but I want to know if I'm on the right track to be where I want to be. I've already heard all the crap university of western gets from ppl saying it's not an "ivey league school", so pls don't comment with that kind of repetitive negativity here. Thanks for any help!!
1st year Western Medical Science Student! Ask me anything!
Hey guys, just looking to help you guys with the application process.
I'll try my best to answer questions about anything about Western!
uoft colleges
What difference does it make if you go to a less prestigious college instead of trin or vic? Is the only difference the prestige and the student activities? I'm only going to be living in res for first year anyway. I want to know if not doing res at trin or vic will put me at some sort of disadvantage. Pls help!
Will this impact my chances?
I feel like my possibly(in the range) 69-79 in MCR3U will impact my application towards
1) Waterloo
for Computer Science. The reason why I have a really terrible mark in grade 11 Math is because I tend to not try, and dont put any effort into work. All I have been doing for the past 5 tests is memorize the concept(I know, I shouldnt do this) instead of trying to understand it. I only do this because I know I really don't need to, not until grade 12 atleast, because in grade 12; I am going full out in school. But I was wondering, will this low math mark impact my application towards these Unis?  

 Thank you!
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How difficult is the math in BMOS? AEO
Hi, I'm currently a grade 12 student who will be applying to Western + AEO, the only reason I'll probably get AEO ( If I do ) is because they don't count math in your top 6 (Ivey) , otherwise my average will be around 85% because of math, which is good enough for BMOS.

Is the math in BMOS hard? I'm terrible, lol .. I don't want to take the risk and do something like geography and have a useless degree in case I mess up and don't make it into Ivey!

I'm great at business Ex. 99% Management (only one in my school), and 95% in Intl. Business, but in math I'm inn the low 60's : /

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Chances of Getting in?
I'm planning on applying to Rotman, Waterloo AFM, Queens and Laurier BBA depending on if my average goes up or not. 

My averages:
Advanced Functions: 85
APS: 95
Finance: 83
Expected Marks Next sem:
Calc: 88
World Issues: 90
Accounting: 90
English: 82-85

-volunteered for Walk of Life
-volunteered at a place where I tutored kids grades 1-8
-volunteered at Habitat for Humanity
-1 year Rugby
-1 year Flag Football
-Intramural Volleyball 
-Multicultural Club
-Kindness Initiative
-SAC Sub committee
-Mental Health Club
-Yearbook Club

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Online Courses
Does York U or U of Toronto care greatly if I took a Law 12 online course and received a 94 over the summer? (especially if I am applying to Law and Society or Arts and Sciences)
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What can I do with a degree in Law and Society at York University? What can I do with a degree in Ethics, Law, and Society at University of Toronto? Thank you!
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Any supplementary applications for kinesiology?
Hi there! Last weekend, through OUAC, I've applied to kinesiology programs at a bunch of schools (namely Mac, UoT, Western, Guelph, York, Waterloo) and I've been doing my research on all of these programs, but can't seem to find any supplementary applications I might need to fill out. I know for Waterloo there's a student profile form thing... and same for Guelph, but that one's completely voluntary. ...Right? erkss

I'm just a little worried I'm not looking in the right places and possibly missing a bunch of applications I should have filled out! Is there anything I might be missing?

Thank you so much in advance!
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I can't seem to find any grade 12 average requirements on Sheridan's website. Does anyone know what grades I will need to get into the computer programming course?
Anyone took Economics through virtual high school?
My school doesn't offer economics in grade 12, soi decided I might take it through www.virtualhighschool.com  
how is the course? Is it useful? what's the level of difficulty?
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