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Student life at Ryerson?
how's the student life at ryerson? are there a lot of parties? ect...
I was just wondering if these courses throughout the grade 11 and 12 years will be manageable, I am going for a 90+ average in both years and could anyone recommend study tips? By the way, I want to get into western Richard Ivey the business program and queens
1st year UBC student! Ask me anything!
I'm finishing up my first year at UBC as a Health Science student in the Land and Food Systems faculty.

Want to know how I got in? What UBC life is like? General advice about gr. 12/senior year and applying to universities? I'll try my best to answer any of your inquiries (:
Is ryerson engineering good?
I have noticed that the engineering admission cut offs have become very high... is this schools engineering programs good/ reputable.
Do you guys think that Dal is ugly?
I seem to find the school demonstrably unappealing aesthetically. Is this just me? Or is my perception of the schools appearance more of less typical.
Schulich Second Round!
Anyone expecting a second round offer with midterm marks? What are your averages like?
Sciences or no ?
Ok grade 11 is finally done and my final marks were 
Should I continue to take these two next year ? If you have any background questions just read my other post :)
Who wants to go into med school?
And what are you doing to reach your goal (Ecs, undergrad choice, research etc...)?? And what are your alternative careers if you decided you didn't want to go to med school anymore or didnt get accepted?
Advice to pre-med and pre-law students
My main point, and I cannot emphasize this enough, is to be sure to have an alternate career path ready. Only a small percentage of pre-med or pre-law students actually graduate into medical or law school. The acceptance rate is only around 10%, while the attrition rate is very high (75-80%). And unless you make it through med or law school, that biochemistry or polisci degree isn't going to do you much good.
Hey everyone. It is almost time for us all to head towards University/College and start connecting alot with people. I would like to actively invite people to connect with me on Linkedin! LinkedIn is a very good place for like minded people in similar fields to connect and interact. Please connect with my Linkedin!

What is medical science like?

What is a medical science undergrad like, anyone that is preparing to be a doctor?

Like what is the workload, courses in the first year, stress-level, etc.

Living in Poverty: CIBC Student Line of Credit
Can someone please help me with their insights or experiences with trying to secure an education line of credit. 

I have transitioned from a college after earning my Social Work Diploma and I am now in my second year of University for my undergrad in social work. I have a family consisting of my wife, baby, and I...plus our cat. 

I have been trying to secure an education line of credit from CIBC and ATB but they tell me that I do not have enough income. Does this sound ridiculous to anyone? I am in school full-time. I receive funds from bursaries, scholarships and very little from the jobs I have. The bank expects me to make $40,000 a year AND go to school full-time. However, CIBC has given me a credit card with 19.99% interest and a $28,000 limit, but will not grant an education line of credit with 2.99% interest with $15,000 limit. Now does this make sense either...no.  I don;t know what to do.

I do not have any family or friends that are able to co-sign a loan, as pretty much everyone I know lives in poverty. I've asked everyone.

Starting to sink, and beginning to feel hopeless :( 
Grade 11 and 12 Courses
I was just wondering if these courses throughout the grade 11 and 12 years will be manageable, I am going for a 90+ average in both years and could anyone recommend study tips? By the way, I want to get into western Richard Ivey the business program and queens 


Grade 11: English done in summer school 
Grade 12 english being done over the year in private school

 Grade 12: English done in private school 
Probability and Data management done in summer school 
Advanced Functions 
Spare/Blowoff Course
Advice for applying to Quarms?
I am currently in grade 11 and have a passion of pursuing a career in the medical field. I have researched many "advanced learning to medical school" programs in the states and this is the only one I have found here. I realize this is a very competitive program and was wondering if anyone of you guys could tell me if applying would be a waste of time or if I actually have a chance.

My average this year was 97%. For courses, such as grade 11 advanced functions, biology and chemistry my average was always about 98%, whether it was mid-terms or finals. EC's I am currently involved in include, school reach, house council, yearbook. I also volunteer at with a local hospital, canadian cancer society, world vision, and free the children. I am not an athletic person and I understand how this program seeks for well-rounded students. I wonder if that will hurt my chances in any way whatsoever. I also plan on joining more extra-curricular activities. I also have completed 200 hours of volunteering and plan on completing another 100 before the end of senior year. I have also taken part at a research lab program at a hospital for high school students and plan on going to a university to experience and work at a lab facility. 

Any advice for improving my chances of getting into the program is greatly appreciated. Sometime I feel like applying for the program is a waste of time though because they only accept 10 students and the possibility of being accepted is very slim to none. I also plan on applying to McMaster's Health Science program as well.
Confused about studying abroad!!!
I am thinking of applying to universities in Europe, mainly England, but maybe Ireland or Scotland as well for a business related undergrad program (accounting, business administration or management, or international business). I'm confused about the tuition fees... What would be the cheapest university to attend? I've searched on various university websites and there aren't many scholarships offered to international students. Can anyone clarify?

Any help would be appreciated! Thanks! 
Entering grade 12 mega-thread
So this thread is for people who just finished grade 11 and will be applying to uni in the fall, post your grade 11 average and top three choices!

Me: grade 11 average--89.5
Top 3: Ivey/Queens (tied) and Laurier
3rd Year Brock BBA/BAcc Co-op student, ask me anything!

I'm basically always on here so figured might as well make one of these and help out any prospective students.

- First 2 years spent as BBA Co-op student, secured first coop term through BBA
- Transferred into BAcc Co-op after 2 years
- Currently doing a spring semester

You kinda get the best of both worlds since I have been in all (both) the programs offered at the Goodman School of Business!

And since I know these are gonna be popular Qs:

- Avg (both major and overall) ~80%
- ECs: Leadership position in a club, some entrepreneurial stuff, sports stuff
- Work XP: General accounting internship at no-name organization doing very basic stuff, manual labour

Since attending Brock, I have received interview requests from (in no particular order):
RBC x2, Canadian Tire Financial Services, Imperial Oil (Alberta), Ontario Securities Commission (CPA Approved), Mercedes-Benz Financial Services, Big 4 Audit (Toronto), Suncor (Alberta), TeamBuy .ca, Big 4 Audit (Calgary) and CPP Investment Board.

Note: These were not all co-op positions, some were just summer internship interviews.

- Rejected from BAcc Co-op
- Accepted to BBA Co-op with 83.5% top 6

So feel free to ask me anything and I'll try to answer your Qs as best as I can!

*Even if nobody has posted in this topic for a while, feel free to do so, chances are I'm still lurking on here

Queen's Commerce Summer Internships (After First Year?)
Going into my first year at Queen's commerce in September and I have very little work experience as of now. I'm planning on doing a lot of EC's first year to make up for this. 

My main goal after first year is to get a summer internship. Is this possible or realistic?

Any tips on how I could achieve this?
Early acceptances
I just finished gr.11 and I'm going into gr.12, I was just wondering how early acceptances work. What grades do we apply with? Also Im taking summer school for a grade 12 course so hopefully by midterm of first semester I'll have five courses to apply with, but do they look at other grades? My gr.11 marks weren't so good (83 avg). 
For later acceptances do uni's just look at your grade 12 marks?
First Year UWO Engineering Student AMA
Hey guys, I'm finishing up my first year of engineering right now at Western, so if you have any questions feel free to ask me and I'll try to answer them as best as I can! I live in res right now on the Eng floor.