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I am a 4th year undergrad science student AMA
I'm in my fourth year here at UAlberta in a BSc Specialization. I will be graduating this Spring. I've lived on campus all four years, and I'm originally from Calgary, Alberta. Ask me anything :)
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Do I have a Chance for the U of T $6000 Scholarship?
If I get accepted, do I have a chance for the $6000 scholarship?

Pre-Calc 12-100% (Summer School, so I guess they would dilute it to 95%)
Chem 12-97%
English 12-96%
Physics 12-93%
AP European History-94% (this is my highest "other" class)

I am an engineering applicant. ECs are 3 sports (won a few awards in one of them), student leadership, and guitar. I also have done well in some math contests.
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Admission requirements??
I'm studying in an American curriculum school oversees but I'm a Canadian citizen. Do I need SATs?? I'll apply for undeclared engineering.
Help! Chances of getting in?
Hi! I'm a Canadian citizen but studying in an oversees American school. My average from grade 9 to 12 would probably be 92-94, but my sat scores are 1200 out of 2400 (I know. I messed up). I want to apply for engineering but on their websites it says the minimum sat is 1100 Cr and math. Mine is 850. What are my chances of getting in?
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Rotman Commerce Refusal
Hi! I just wanted a little insight to my refusal of admission to Rotman Commerce. They had alternatively offered me into studies of Social Science with a Trinity College offer. However, i'm quite puzzled as to why I was refused. 

English: 94
Pre- Calculus 12: 98
Law 12: 96
English Literature: 95
Calculus: 80

I know that my Calculus is lower than the rest but they just stated that it was a pre-requisite course. I understood that my admission average would be calculated by English, Pre-Calc 12 and my 2 other academic courses coming out to an average of 95.75%. I was offered alternate admission before they even confirmed they received my Rotman supplemental... I'm from BC by the way. 
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BC UNIVERSITIES THREAD
Which of the universities in BC did u apply to. 
To what program and what wad ur average. 

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High School Class of 2016 Offers of Admissions
The Applications thread is pretty cluttered so I was thinking we could start this thread to make it easier to view when others are accepted to programs you've applied to! 

Please include in your post:
- Program
- Date of offer
- Date of application
- Admission average (Grade 11, first semester, second semester midterm - whatever was used in determining admission qualifications)
- Province
- Any supplementary information (Ex. ECs if they're required on application, predictions about quality of essays/responses)
- Any other information you deem appropriate!

Good luck guys!
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McGill Engineering Intra-faculty Transfer
I was just accepted into McGill for Electrical Engineering. I was wondering how easy it is to shift into another engineering program, say mechanical engineering from electrical engineering.
New Scholarship: Musician Dream Aid's Scholarship
Hey all yconic members! 

Are you a musician in any capacity? Are you planning to enroll yourself in a music program or school? Musician's Dream Aid, a Canadian charity founded and led by youths involved with music, is offering you a chance to win a scholarship for your musical education!

Musicians’ Dream Aid offers an annual scholarship for young musicians. The MDA Scholarship must be used towards the tuition of a music school or program. All applicants must submit videos of two contrasting performances, and these are judged by an adjudicator. 

This year we are offering our winner a scholarship of $500 CAD and our runner-up a scholarship of $200! The deadline for applications is June 11th, 2016. More information about the scholarship can be found at www.musiciansdreamaid.weebly.com/scholarship .

If you have any questions about this scholarship, post them below or e-mail us at musiciansdreamaid@gmail.com . Good luck to all participants!
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Queen's Admission Bursary?
What are the requirements for the Queen's Bursary application? I see one question asks about income less than $6,200? Is that the number of income we have to be at? What if my parents have higher income than that? Can I still apply? Can we skip questions? I tried to save some that I had answered it but it wouldn't save until I completed everything.


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Leadership Roles
Can you guys give me your honest opinion of my extracurriculars for my personal profile for UBC?

- Played Lacrosse at varsity level, was captain for 2 years, and won provincials (played it for 9 years)
- Was an assistant coach for a novice Lacrosse team
- Volunteered at homeless shelters
- I am vice president of Cancer Awareness Program
- Volunteered for Red Cross
- Played Basketball for 5 years ( was captain for 3 years)
- Did cross country
- I am the lead volunteer at a daycare and have been volunteering there since grade 8

My average is also sitting at 89%-90%

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Chances of UBC Health Science
Will i get into UBC science with an 88% average? I have a very high personal profile.
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Worried
I am wondering if i can get into business or arts for SFU or U of A (Arts)
Economics12-63(final)
Precal12- 90 (final)
History-70(Final)
Taking english and chemistry and Calculus right now...


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U of T Rotman vs Western Ivey vs Queen's Commerce: Considering Cost
So, the age-old question. 
I've been accepted into all 3. 

I MIGHT get a full ride to Rotman, I'm guaranteed at least 10k (through the National Scholarship Program).

I am applying to Western's National Scholarship Program as well, but I'm guaranteed at least 10k because my admission average will be 95+ (I say this confidently because I am holding a 99 right now). 

I was accepted to Queen's but did not receive the Chancellor's.

I really don't know what I want to do. Startups attract me, as does nonprofit economic development, impact invest, and social entrepreneurship. I'm not familiar with accounting vs finance vs consulting, but accounting sounds vaguely boring. 

Please help! Thank you in advance. 
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Chances of getting into engineering
@ ryerson
I seriously messed up chemistry this semester and ended up with a final mark of just flat 80. Also took a computer course and had a 90 but final mark is terrible. However it wont be used for my top 6.
First semester final marks are:
English - 90
Advanced Functions - 87
Chem - 80 T_T
Hopefully next semester my marks for physics & calculus will be (possibly mid but aiming for high) high 80s to low 90s. What are your opinions ? What are my chances

○ applied to mechanical and computer engineering
● btw does ryerson send out rejection letters
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Laurier BBA Second Round Acceptances
With the second round of Laurier's admissions for the BBA coming up (mid February), I figured we could have a post to discuss, in an organized fashion, when people start getting accepted. If you get accepted, please post when you received your acceptance letter, what your top 5 grade 11 averages were, and what your first semester grade twelve marks were. 

Good luck!
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Ivey AEO most competitive year
This is just a bit of information for people who applied for AEO status. The admissions office said this year they received their highest number of applications to date. In other words, this year is extremely competitive. Good luck to everyone!
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Grade 12 Biology in Summer School
I plan on going into health science/life science for university then go into pharmacy.

I'd like to be less stressed next year when applying for university because I know Biology is known to be quite difficult.

How difficult is the content in comparison to at school? Should I take chemistry 12 instead? Should I even take biology?

I'm still in the process of taking bio 11 right now; I don't have any marks for reference but grade 10 science I had an average of 92 and a 91 in chem.
Should I expect similar marks in biology 12 in summer school as how I do in grade 11?

I won't be doing any extracurriculars/taking a trip anywhere over the course of the month.

Also, what sort of marks should I be looking at to get into a program that offers high GPAs when applying for school of pharmacy? 
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High School Class Of 2016 Offers Of Admission *Mid February - June*
I created this thread so people can post their information on their acceptance, so that others can see if their program have started sending acceptance letters. Anyone who has recieved an offer from the start of February to the end of June post the following:
- Program 
- School 
- Date of offer 
-Grade 12 First semester average
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UTSC 3rd Year Co-op Management Ask Me Anything!
Hi Everyone, 

I post a lot here and I figured I just do a AMA. Please note that this is going to be a serious discussion so if you feel the need to troll this thread, please do it elsewhere or just don't do it at all. It really doesn't contribute to anything. A lot of HS seniors are spending the winter holidays working on their university applications so hopefully I can shed some light on UTSC Co-op Management which is really under rated on this forum and maybe some of you will consider applying. That said, I will be as objective as I can but there will be some bias.

Schools I applied to in Grade 12:
Rotman Commerce
UTSC Management Co-op
Queen's Commerce
Waterloo AFM
Schulich
Brock BAcc
Ryerson BComm

Background
90% HS average
Completed 2 co-ops at Fortune 100 Company
3 Study Terms Left, 1 Co-op Left
Interviews for First Co-op: Banks, GE, Small Accounting Firms
Second Co-op: Multiple Return Offers

What is the difference between Co-op vs. Internships? 

Many employers are opting to choose this route because of a tax credit. What does this do for the student? Well, since the employer is receiving a credit, they can choose to pay you more. Example: Pay you $15,000 but they get $3000 back so they are really paying you $12,000. To do this, you need to be a student enrolled in an accredited co-op program. http://www.fin.gov.on.ca/en/credit/cetc.

Co-op programs and jobs are regulated by a board meaning there is a standard that employers and schools have to meet. For UTSC personally, the co-op department screens every job and ensures that every job is relevant. Will you find secretary only positions? Nope but you might have some administrative duties in your job mandate. There are compensation standards and so on. All co-op schools have a job portal exclusive to co-op students. While the jobs can be found on TalentEgg and Linkedin and so on, the advantage comes in the 1st round and continuous round and Ranking System. 

Finally, co-op programs allow for more opportunity. Most jobs posted in the Winter and Fall semester are only for co-op students to apply meaning instead of only getting to apply for summer internships, you can get 3 semesters a year for a chance. Some industries like accounting hire more in the Winter. For UTSC, they allow us so much flexibility in the length of our work term (4,8,12 months) as well as our sequence order. A study did show that on average co-op students get an 11% higher starting salary on full time offers because of the experience. There are not that many co-op schools in Canada compared to non co-op. The job qualities are the exact same. You can do IB or Consulting in the Fall or Winter.

Let's begin!


EDIT: This site is a bit weird, when a new response is made I have to scroll through the thread to find it. If I miss your question, please post it on the bottom.
Schulich BBA/iBBA Applicants - Class of 2020
Hello everyone!

To those of you applying to Schulich's BBA/iBBA, let's build this forum by posting our:

Program: 
Projected Average:
Extracurriculars:
Interview Outcome:


Good luck to you all!
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