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$500 "Ultimate Study Tip" Community Contest
Love them or hate them, exams are a part of student life. We want to know what your "ultimate study tip" is that helps you get through (and ace) them! 

Essentially we’re looking for some inspirational advice that will help other students have an amazing academic year. Whether it’s “Don't leave it to the last minute” or “Memorize facts with a song”, we want to hear from you. There’s a $500 cash prize up for grabs!* 

How to Enter: 
Simply comment below using your real name with, “My Ultimate Study Tip Is:” followed by the piece of advice you think will help other members as they prepare for exams.

Deadline to enter is January 29, 2016 @ 3:00 p.m. ET.  

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Please note: Anonymous or inappropriate posts will not be tolerated nor entered into this contest. Good luck! 

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will i get in??
Hi guys,so i just need to know if i have a chance of getting into any of the unis i have applied to. Ive applied to york(shulich bba) , Western(management ivey) , UOFT(rotman) , UBC(sauder) and mcgill(bcom) I also applied to waterloo for afm but got rejected cos i didnt have an A in O level english, which was a prerequisite(i was unaware of this when applying). I have checked the admission sites of the other unis i have applied to and they do not require an A in english. So my question is if my grades and ECs are good enough to get into the remaining unis. My AS level grades are As in accounts,maths and economics and a C in physics(which i have now dropped) My predicted grades are also 3 As
 In O levels i got 3A* 2A 4B 
My ECs are: 60 hours of comm service for a non-profit healthcare organization(SINA)
 60 hours of volunteering at A local hospital 
20 hours of comm service teaching at a school for underprivileged kids
 month long internship at Ernst and Young 
month long internship at NIB bank
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Will dental hygienists become in demand later in the near future. I also heard that denturists are also in demand as well due to baby boomers. Can someone fill me in on this?

thank you :)
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Thoughts on UOIT info tech honours?
Hi guys! So i am reallly interested in the info tech honours program at uoit but since the uni if fairly new... i guess its not the first choice for employers. But that is what i think, did anyone of u go there? Or can tell me how it is?
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Career Confusion
I understand that many careers are in demand (engineering, nursing, accounting), and it is very likely for these majors to get jobs after university. But if all students pursue these majors, wont there be an oversaturation of these majors and other positions will not be able to be filled? Dont we need some people to pursue arts and sciences?Someone please explain this philisophy.
I'm confused about what these colleges are for U of T St. George... I plan to go to Computer Science btw. So any advice on which college I should go to?
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Is it just me?
Is it just me or is the "Computer Science" student life topic link really ain't working?
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AMA Waterloo CS (co-op) First Year Student
Just enrolled this September into Waterloo, currently in the Honours Com Sci program. Ask me anything :)
What program should i go into?
I'm a grade 12 student and i really don't know what to do in university

I really like math so i know i want to do something related to that i just don't know what. 

At first I wanted to do engineering but i realized i wasn't very good at science as my marks were usually at high 60s - low 70s. 

Computer science is an option but i wouldn't consider programming one of my strengths. I usually maintain low to mid 80s in my advanced com sci where the average is around 90. 

Business isn't an option either because i didn't really take any business courses and i just find it to be generally boring.

So as of now im thinking of going into mathematics and statistics but i'm worried about the job market after graduation which is why i considered computer science again.

So i would appreciate any suggestions of what i should go into.

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How much does UBC care about term one and two? I got a good average in term 1 so I was wondering if that would help me out. I'm applying for UBC science. Thanks!
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1st year Western Medical Science Student! Ask me anything!
Hey guys, just looking to help you guys with the application process.
I'll try my best to answer questions about anything about Western!
Grade 11 math harder than Grade 12?
Are the rumors true? Is grade 11 math the hardest out of all grades in Highschool? Even harder than Advanced Functions?
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Are my grades high enough for UoT, McMaster, UBC, or Western?
These are my current marks, I hope to bring my English mark up to a high 80 or low 90.

English 12 - 80%
Biology 12 - 90%
Physics 12 - 88%
Economics 12 - 94%
Pre-cal 12 - 90%(summer school) 80%(during school)

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Please help !!
I feel like my possibly(in the range) 69-79 in MCR3U will impact my application towards
1) Waterloo
for Computer Science. The reason why I have a really terrible mark in grade 11 Math is because I tend to not try, and dont put any effort into work. All I have been doing for the past 5 tests is memorize the concept(I know, I shouldnt do this) instead of trying to understand it. I only do this because I know I really don't need to, not until grade 12 atleast, because in grade 12; I am going full out in school.

But I was wondering, will this low math mark impact my application towards these Unis? 

Thank you!
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Which college at university of toronto is better for mathematical and physical sciences
As the titles mentions, I'm currently trying to rank the colleges at university of toronto on OUAC. I'm very confused how to go about ranking the colleges. What would be best for someone wanted to major in physics or math and physics?? 
What are some of your experiences?
I hear that trinity and victoria are good.
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Mechanical Engineering as a possible study?
Hello, I was hoping that some of you guys could tell me what Mechnical Engineering deals with, and be specific. Should I study it in Unil if so, What uni would be the best? Lastly, is it easy to find a job for Mechanical Engineering? 

Thank you !
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You got nominated for chancellor scholarship but average isnt a 90 throughout HS?
I got nominated by my school for this scholarship and just mailed my application, however i didnt have a 90 average throughout highschool, so will i still get into the commerce program through the chancellor application? and how are my chances of getting in before the new year? EC'S ARE AMAZING. Grade 9 average: 84% grade 10: 85.3% grade 11: 87.3% grade 12: 92.4%

Thanks in advance 
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Chancellors Nominees
Hey everyone! Just wondering who on here was a chancellors nominee, and if they sent in their application yet! I sent mine yesterday, crossing my fingers it arrives.
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Hey! I am looking for people to do my survey for my families in Canada class. I would really appreciate your responses.

Extra activities help in university applications?
Hi, i live in Ontario, I heard extra actives we do in school can help in the university admissions. Some activities are like the DECA club. Unfortunately i cant join because it almost December now. Are there any other activities that i can join that will help my chances to accepted into a university?
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Accounting programs?
Hi everyone, i am going to apply for university in a week and not sure what university program to choose. I want to become a charted accountant.  I have heard about the Waterloo's special program for accounting. It is 5 years in length and after completion we can become a charted accounted. I don't want to do a 4 year undergrad than 2 years masters in order to become a CA. Waterloo is great for that but I need 90% average but i only have an average of about 78%.......  Are there any other specialized programs for accounting that requires the minimum time to become a CA?
Why is everyone on this forum so dead set on telling kids not to go into any given program?
I understand that it's hard to find jobs in some fields. I'm sure almost everyone on here does as well. It seems that every post i see, there's always some anonymous commenter discouraging them and telling them "good luck working at starbucks/mcdonalds/burger king/etc." I just saw something that said the only useful degrees were engineering and computer science. Do you think that Engineers and Comp. Sci majors can do every job that our complex society needs? No, they can't. Yes, it may be hard to find a high paying job with certain degrees but who are you to assume that making money is all someone cares about? Coming from the home of a single mother who makes a little over 50k a year, I can tell you that having an average paying job isn't hell like people on here make it out to be. I would never go against what i aspire to do based on the amount of money I'd start off making.

It just seems that some people are so dead-set on tearing people's goals down on here and I just wanted to let people know that their degree isn't "useless" if it doesn't get them a job paying 100k off the bat.
York University For Undregrad
Hey everyone, 
I am an Ontario high school student interested in enrolling in a science program for undergrad. I was never sure whether U of T was the right choice for me. So, I am thinking maybe I'll apply to York but then I did so little research on the science programs at York bc it was always as if I wanted to get outta there real quick with a high GPA and that was it. I never thought of trying to make my undergrad career at York count. So, my questions are: what scholarships does the school offer? What is a good science program with a more competitive average?
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