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UBC or University of Guelph???
Hey I would love some advice on choosing between schools!!
 Currently I am a grade 12 student and I live in Guelph ON. I want to go into the environmental field (Environmental Sciences, Ecology ect.) I have been looking mostly at University of Guelph and University of British Columbia, Okanagan campus. I have a fear of staying in Guelph for school because I am scared I will never leave, but on the other hand BC is very far from home. I would love any advice on living far from home, living in the same city that you grew up in, the universities, the programs. Really anything??? Thanks!
Software Requirements
Do I have a good change if I have 92% avg for grade 12? And what were some aif questions?
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Psychology
I'm currently a grade 12 student who has not taken biology since grade 11 and no chemistry since grade 10. I am applying to a psychology of arts program but would like to switch into a psychology of science program possibly after first year. what are the requirements needed? would I be able to finish any prerequisites and required courses in the summer between first year and second?
Application
I applied to 3 different programs at Mcmaster. I read somewhere that they will only give one offer of admission is that true?
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ENG4U
I currently have a 94.5% average in my top 6. However, one of my interim marks has not been uploaded to my OUAC as I am taking it outside of school, my OUAC academic information page does not even state that I am enrolled in the course.  This course is very important for my admission (ENG4U). I e-mailed OUAC regarding how long it will take for the OUAC to update the marks and they said it could take up to 2 weeks. I have read on the OUAC website that the deadline for February grades is 11 February. As I have a high average, will I still get offers from universities when the English mark is updated? Can grades be changed on OUAC between grade uploads?
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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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I have a question...
I heard from someone that if you are taking courses online in a private school for example ILC, then the universities will increase your average since you are doing the courses yourself. Is that true ?
ILC BOH4M
has anyone taken the course boh4m in ilc ? if so do you have the answers to the last 5 key questions ??

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.
western or laurier?
i applied to both western and laurier for health science and want some opinions!!
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Financial Economics
I have applied for Financial Economics program at Carleton. 

Courses so far :

English : 60%
Advanced Functions : 86%
Computer Tech : 87% 

Will I still have a chance of getting in this program since the requirements in the handbook say 73%-76% ?
Schulich Leader Scholarship 2016
2016 Schulich Leader Scholarship nominees?
-Universities applied:
-First choice:
-Program/faculty:
-Province from:  
Please do tell other fellow nominees about this thread so we can all connect and help each other.
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3rd Year Brock BBA/BAcc Co-op student, ask me anything! (Big 4 Co-op)


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

Background:
- 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:

WHEN SEARCHING FOR 1ST CO-OP:
- 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

INTERVIEWS:
Since attending Brock, I have received interview requests from:

Company / Quantity / (Co-op vs summer intern, Location) 

RBC x 3 (Various positions, co-op x2 and summer intern x1, Toronto)
Big 4 Audit x3 (1x Co-op and 1x Summer intern, Toronto...1 x Co-op in Calgary)
Big 4 Summer Leadership Conferences x2 (Toronto)
CPP Investment Board (Summer Analyst, Toronto)
Scotiabank (Co-op, Toronto)
Grant Thornton Audit (Co-op, Toronto)
Canadian Tire (Co-op, GTA)
Ontario Securities Commission (CPA position, summer intern, Toronto)
Mercedes-Benz Financial Services (Co-op, GTA)
TeamBuy .ca (Summer intern, Toronto)
Imperial Oil (Co-op, Calgary)
Suncor (Co-op, Calgary)
Regional CPA firm (Co-op, Hamilton area)
Small CPA firm (Co-op, Niagara region)
Publicly traded minerals company (Co-op, Toronto)
OMERS Pension Fund (Co-op, Toronto)

AT TIME OF APPLYING TO UNIVERSITY (September 2012 Entry):
- Rejected from BAcc Co-op
- Accepted to BBA Co-op with 83.5% top 6

WHEN LANDING BIG 4 AUDIT CO-OP:
- Will be joining B4 audit in Toronto in January
- Done 8 months of co-op, not at an accounting firm
- Major average ~85, overall ~80+
- ECs, unchanged from when applying to first co-op
- Completed a couple certificates in excel

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


University application
I want to pursue my undergraduate degree in Applied Science and Engineering but I do not have a minimum academic requirement for it. 
Can I then apply to just Science program (that has less academic requirement than Applied Science and Engineering) at the time of application so that I'll get accepted and later when I go to the university change into Applied Science and Engineering?
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@Western Students
1. How long does it take to walk from one end of campus to the other?

2. How long does it take to walk from campus to downtown London?

3. How long does it take to bus from downtown London to campus?

4. Are there a lot of grocery stores near campus and downtown London? 
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Mcmaster Commerce
Hey guys , for my first semester I had math, computer tech and english.
I have not received  my finals but according to my midterms , In math and computer tech i had above an 85 but in english im in the mid 60`s , will i still get in ?
SHAD 2016 Participant Thread
I was accepted to SHAD! I'm unsure of what university to choose though.  What are your top choices?
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SALA Acceptance
Hi, 
I am hoping to apply to UBC's Master of Architecture this coming december but wasn't sure how difficult it is to get it. Has anyone been accepted in the past year who would be able to tell me what was required/most important for acceptance? 
I do not have an undergrad in Architecture but rather a social sciences undergrad so I already know UBC's architecture school is one of the only Canadian schools I am able to apply to. I have a 7.3 GPA (out of 9) and solid references from teachers in my undergrad but unfortunately no university physics or math courses. I am artistic however I have little to no classical training and most of my art is quite abstract (nothing technical). 
All that being said I have heard amazing things about SALA and am willing to put in the work necessary to apply - if there's a chance I will get in! Anything anyone has to offer will be helpful,
Thanks :) 

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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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Universities and Grade 11
I just finished my first semester of grade 11 and I want to get into either
-aerospace engineering
-biomed engineering 
-finance 

but my parents keep telling me that my marks are not good enough... i got 
99 in french, 82 math, 75 english, 92 religion (I go to a catholic school)

I have two questions, 1) are they going to be looked at ? 2) am i on the right track or do i need way better marks ? 
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Munk One
What's exactly is the Munk One program at U of T and how competitive is it to apply to?
Shad Valley 2016 wait list
Hey guys! I got my letter saying I've been waitlisted for shad 2016. I decided to make a post and see if we could all kinda talk and things until we all get our final fate ?