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Bishop's university- International studies
I'm planning to go to Bishops university in International studies. It looks like a really awesome school with great spirit!
I was wondering if anybody could tell me more about how it is (preferably by a student who goes there). If you are from another school you can skip this post: ) 

1-Like do you have to do a semester abroad or an internship?
2-How is the program designed (lots of reading? lots of written assignments or more in-class exams?)
3- Is Bishops really a party-all-the-time school? 
4-Is there good faculty for the International studies?

Thanks a lot!

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
Psychology in high school - take or not?
Hi,

I am going into grade 12 next year in BC. Other than math and sciences, I have space for one elective. I couldn't get into Law or Accounting because of timetable conflicts and have to take Peer Tutoring as an alternative. But I can switch to something else if it fits.  I was wondering if Psychology 11 or 12 is worth taking? Will it be helpful if I am going on to Pharmacy after completing science prerequisites? Any experiences and is it a lot of work? 

Thank you. 
Do universities care if you switched high schools 3 times?
I switched almost every year, and I'm switching again my last year. Don't ask why please, I have some issues lol.
My grades are pretty good (93-95% top 4 average) but I'm worried universities will reject me due to my constant switching of highschools...

Btw I'm looking to apply to UBC Science, Western Med Sci, Mac Health Sci, UofT life science, Waterloo eng.

Thank you
Advice to students going to Grade 12?
For those who achieved high 80s to 90s, how did you do it? What programs did you get into?
Career in Business Finance
Hi,
I want to know about careers in business finance for international students here in Canada.Also,if i want to get job at high position in bank ,What can i do for that?
Should I go to UofT for life sciences?
Hey everybody. This is my first post here :) I am going into grade eleven and I would eventually like to attend med school. I am starting to consider universities for undergrad obviously, and I would like to preferably go to Mac but I want two other good options if I do not get in. U of T is close to where I live and I'm sure my parents want me to go there as it is close to home. However, I have been hearing all sorts of bad things about their life sciences program and have been warned by people not to go for various reasons. I know every university has it's pros and cons and med school itself is a challenge to get into but I am just extremely confused and I want to know why U of T life science seemingly has a negative reputation. Sorry, I am sure this is a common question or topic but I just need to clear it up. Thanks :D
Engineering and Business
I am going into grade 12 next year and would like to pursuit civil engineering and business/management. I came across two programs that interest me. Western engineering and Lvey HBA and Mcmaster engineering and management. Which would offer more opportunities after graduation? Also, what are some benefits to having business along with an engineering degree? 

Thanks in advance 
Can someone tell me what you can do with a health studies degree at uoft
Hi I'm going into my final year of high school (Grade 12), and I was captivated by uoft's health studies program. I was wondering if this is a good major if I am planning on becoming an occupational therapist. If not, what can you do with this major?
Will I get Admission if I did bad in Grade 11 Math
I got a 66 in grade 11 math and I dont know if universities look at it significantly or not. But i got a 75 in grade 12 Advanced functions in summer school. I need to know Asap. Thanks
OSAP Question
I just finished my first year and received an OSAP Loan of just over $3000 to help pay for school. I am going into second year in the fall and have registered to receive OSAP again thus I do not have to Confirm My Enrolment since I reapplied (according to the website). But here is my problem: OSAP has added over $100 of accrued interest to my account. They are not saying I have to pay it but the interest is being added so my loan has been growing under my account. Is this happening to anyone else? Should I just wait until the school confirms my enrolment to see if the amount of interest gets deducted off the loan account? Any insight would be oh so helpful as I am beginning to panic... 

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business gr 12
in September i am going to grade 12, i am doing business and i was wondering if any one has any tips for getting good grades and being active in school. it would really help thanks
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.

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 (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.

AT TIME OF APPLYING TO UNIVERSITY (September 2012 Entry):
- 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


University Advice!
Hi everyone,

I am currently heading into grade 12 and I need advice on various things!
Firstly, as for scholarships, my marks are not the top best. I was wondering if there are any scholarships that are easier to apply to/ not completely based on marks ? 
Also, I want to enter science at UBC and later become a pharmacist. 
I am aware that competition makes this very difficult... But anyone have advice on applications/ how to improve ones marks?

Any additional advice would be appreciated

Thank You All SO Much!


Can you please do something about the night-time spam?
For many weeks now we've been bombarded with spam that usually starts right after midnight. I'm unable to post on this site at that time or read old threads, because I get a message that says "Oops, you've hit your posting limit. Please wait a couple minutes and try again." It's getting really tiresome and isn't a problem I see with other forums or the old studentawards.

What are the administrators of this site doing to stop this spam flow? It's getting ridiculous.
Waterloo Computer Science
Hey guys!
I'm a grade 12 student who is enrolling into Waterloo Computer Science (non-coop) this upcoming September.

I have no prior programming experience and I'm wondering what language I should start off with to prepare myself for Computer Science. I'm thinking about starting off with C++ as I heard it was one of the more complexer languages and it will make it easier on me when we begin with a more basic language in CS. 

If anyone is in CS at any school, I'd like to hear your insight on what you think I should do to prepare myself for this upcoming fall season. I also would like to know if it would be better to go in with where I'm at (which is 0%) or if I should try to gain some sort of experience in programming to help prepare myself better. I'm hesitant as I heard that if I am not properly taught, I may form "bad coding habits" which will eventually be harder to fix later on. 

I'm really nervous and intimidated by everyone going in with a lot of programming experience and I kind of want to enter on the same level as everyone else.

I would appreciate any feedback so please help a brotha out!

also if anyone could give me some advice on what I could do over the summer to land an intership.... yeaa
KINESIOLOGY HYPEEE
Hey! So I've been looking into kinesiology quite a bit lately and I had a few questions that came up to my mind that hopefully grads/students of different universities can help answer for me. I prefer answers from students in Ontario universities as well. Thanks :) 
1. Which school do you go to and why is it better than other schools? 
2. What average did you apply with? 
3. How is the co-op program at your school (if available)? 
4. What grade 11/12 courses did you take (if you remember)?
5. If, hypothetically, I had an average of 82% in grade 12 and I maintain it, do you think schools will consider/accept me if they require low-mid 80s. 
6. Is ENG4U automatically counted in the top 6?

 Again, thanks for your time, it is much appreciated! :)
York BAS, McMaster Business, and Laurier BBA
Hello,

I just finished grade 12 and i'm taking a year off. i was wondering if i can get into Laurier, McMaster or York for business?

Grade 11 marks
G11 Accounting: 87
Marketing: 95
Photography: 89
Coop: 94
Law: 94
English: 71
Functions: 66 

Grade 12 marks:
International business: 94
Accounting: 93
Law 12: 90
Economics: 90
English: 90 ( private school)
Advanced Functions: 95 (private school)
Calculus: 85



Is there an active forum for university business students?
Yconic is filled  with anonymous trolls and high school students who have no idea what they're talking about. Like it's always the usually what's the best b-school in Canada or will I get in with 99% average (asked a billion times).
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 (:
MEDHOPEFULS--mega thread
1) What grade are you in currently (if in high school) or what school are you attending, what year, in what program (if in university)?
2) What was/is/you think will be your top 6 (or 4/5 if you're from a province other than Ontario--please state) in high school?
3) What was/is your top 3 school & program choices for undergraduate studies before pursuing medicine ('premed')? Why?
4) Many on here seem to believe that Mac's health sci is the best, then Western's med sci, and then students should just apply to a school where attaining a high GPA is easier. Do you agree?
Thank you so much for your input! Hopefully we'll get some meaningful discussions started! Good luck to all of you! :)
Jobs in US (bay area) Waterloo Engineering
How difficult is it to get a coop placement in America preferbly the bay area? For someone interested in taking computer or management engineering, or computer science at Waterloo (Still have not decided yet!)