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1st Year Waterloo Software Engineering Student/Blogger AMA
Hey everyone,

I'm Bo and I've been around on this forum since forever ago. I just completed my first year of Software Engineering at uWaterloo and now I'm working at a startup in Waterloo for co-op. Back when I was in grade 12, I received offers to CS, Math/CPA, Double Degree, UofT EngSci, Schulich, and QC. Feel free to ask me anything! I also have a personal blog: https://bopeng.io which you guys can follow for tips and information related to University.
Is it hard to get into Rotman's Commerce?
I am considering early acceptance
Is it easy to get early acceptance? My average last year was 89.4 and I had 91 in Advanced Functions but I know I will do a lot better this year. Is it possible to get early acceptance with Calc over 90 and English over 85, considering my other 4 courses are above 92?
Is it good enough?
I just finished grade 12 physics and today I got a 91 on the exam and finished with an 87 in the course overall. Is 87 a decent to good physics grade. I want to go into sciences, not life sciences or med but like Atmospheric/Earth and Space/ Meteorology, Meterology is my main goal and I wanna get my Masters Degree in it but Im wondering if its enough for universities like Waterloo, UBC, maybe like Mcgill, or like Mcmaster or even University of TO. 

Any reply/answer greatly appreciated, especially for those who want to go into similar programs..

Sincerely, Proflyer98
Sauder school of business.
I've been looking through at schools which offer a BCom in Canada. I was only looking at Ontario but my dad told to be more open to and see what the other provinces offer. I was hesitant but now Sauder at UBC has become my #1 choice. I haven't heard much about it on this site. What are your thoughts
Going into UBC this September. Answering any admission related questions!
Hey guys,

I was accepted to UBC Sauder this April! UBC was my first and only choice and I am so glad that I got in. I am starting this September.

I will be able to answer any admission question you guys might have. But keep in mind that I live in BC so I am only familiar with the BC admission system!

I honestly believe that I am almost an expert in the UBC's admission system :P I spent countless hours researching and phoning UBC that in the end, I knew more than  some enrollment service professionals who were often clueless when I tried to ask a question.

Ask away!


2nd year UBC student! Ask me anything!
Finished first year at UBC as a Health Science student in LFS; now I'm a second year student for 2015-2016. 

Want to know how I got in? What UBC life is like? General advice about gr. 12/senior year, study tips, and applying to universities? I'll try my best to answer any of your inquiries (:

p.s. Yes, Ana Steele and Shia LaBeouf "went" here.
Is my schedule balanced?
1st Sem:
Economics 11M
Math 11U
Extended French 11U
Chemistry 11U

2nd Sem 
English 11U
Physics 11U
World Religions in French 11M
Outdoor ED 11 Open
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! ;)
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. 
UTM/ Western-- Management degree
I am really confused as to which programs I should be applying to. 
which one is better? UTM or Western for a bachelors in management?  

Hardest program to get into at Ryerson?
Title says it all. Lowest acceptance rate compared to people who applied, as well as the one with the highest cutoff please.
Considering B-Schools
Hi I'm entering grade 12 this year and just wanted different opinions on something. I'm considering top business programs and Ivey for me was at the top of the list; but do you guys think AEO is worth it or is it too risky?
Zoology??
What do you think of guelph's zoology program? Usefulness, job outlook, personal experiences, is it respectable and relevant? Any insight about this program would be greatly appreciated:) thanks in advance:)
Wildlife Biology and Conservation?
What do you think of guelph's Wildlife biology and conservation program? Usefulness, job outlook, personal experiences, is it respectable and relevant? Any insight about this program would be greatly appreciated:) thanks in advance:)
Human Kinetics?
What do you think of guelph's human kinetics program? Usefulness, job outlook, personal experiences, is it respectable and relevant? Any insight about this program would be greatly appreciated:) thanks in advance:)
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. 
Biodiversity?
What do you think of guelph's biodiversity program? Usefulness, job outlook, personal experiences, is it respectable and relevant? Any insight about this program would be greatly appreciated:) thanks in advance:)
Animal Bio or Animal Science?
Which degree is better to get into vet school? Which would provide the most learning experience or possibly job opportunities if the vet thing doesn't work out? Which would provide better scholarships? ...Or does it even matter?
best options for me?
I am going into grade 12 with a 93 average. I like all my courses. Find math a little repetitive and boring but don't mind it. good at science. I am not an artistic individual whatsoever but am extremely creative. Going to be playing a varsity sport in university. My choices of school are waterloo and u of t. Any recommendations for programs i should take, which school is the better school? Would i be making a smarter decision by looking at other school options? Thank you.
Is this grade 11 schedule manageable?
I am going into grade 11 and I don't know if this schedule is too hard. The first semester looks easy but I'm worried about second semester.
Fist semester:
French 11U
English  11U
Chemistry 11U
Psychology 11U

Second semester:
Law 12U
Physics 11U
Biology 11U
Math 11U
waterloo residence
what is the best residence at university of waterloo?
BCS/BBA chance
Seeing people got rejected with 96 average has made me quite worried about the program...
This is my first choice and I really want to get in.It's April 3rd already...
AF 98
calc 99
English 76
Accounting 98
Financial management 97
Physics/Business management : 95
Avg: 93.66666666

Will the low English be a problem?

ECs are not too strong. Only volunteering on tutoring and execu for programming club this year.
Top 5% in COMC and CEMC contest..
Euclid 69/100 in gr11 and planning to write again this year.

Thanks for any reply.
Waterloo science/business
I'm looking into the science business program at waterloo. My average is 93%. Is this a program with a lot of potential for a good career. Also is this program recognized as a good one or am I better off with life sciences at u of t.
HELP Second thoughts on going into business?!!
Heey everyone. I'm going into grade 12 this year and I am slighly freaking out. So I've been perusing through this site lately and I think it's just freaking me out even more. I really like business (at least I think I do), but I'm worried I won't get a job. There's so many people saying that the business industry is really saturated and that a business degree is one of the most common nowadays. Even at my hs, so many people are going into business. Plus, my mom keeps telling me I'm going to have a hard time getting a job in business because of all the competition. Also, people on yconic keep saying that it's important to get into a top tier business school, but my average last year was around an 88% and I'm not sure if I can get my average up to an 90 this year. I'm for sure gonna work my butt off but that doesn't guarantee that it will happen. Then there's that post on here called like why are business students so optimistic??? which gives me more anxiety.

I don't know if I'm making the right decision by going into business. I think I still have time to switch into nursing? I took uni bio11 last year, so that would mean I would have to take chem11 first semester, and then bio12 and chem12 second semester. Is nursing less saturated than business and am I more likely to get a job? I'm not the biggest fan of the medical industry, but then again business isn't really my main passion either. 

Sorry for the extremely long post. I just need peoples' opinions on this. I'm a mess, literally. It's just everything is coming up so quickly and I thought I had my goals planned out, but now I'm contemplating and having second thoughts. Please no harsh comments. Thanks in advance..
BUSINESS PROGRAM!!! Need help

Hi i'm interested in leaving Toronto but not too far away from it. My options would be


Guelph Accounting Commerce

Mcmaster- Business 1[Accounting]

Laurier-BBA

Waterloo-AFM


My goal is to become an accountant and get my CPA, I'm concerned on which program is the best for me. I also want to have an memorable experience in university too but obviously  my education is my #1 priority but I would like to know which one would be the best for me.  Pros and Cons of each would be helpful in me deciding, like how the city is too,but im aware there all good schools