okay so id like to go into a life sciences program then later on medical school. i want to attend a university where its easier to maintain your gpa which i heard is hard to at u of t. i want to go to york due to it being "easier" yet still having somewhat of a reputation but as for ryerson, the location is much more appealing to me than york - i heard the reputation isnt so good though. what should i go for? im currently in grade 12.
http://www.md.utoronto.ca/admissions/statistics.htm read that. York sent 5 kids to U of T medical school, so did guelph. Of all Canadian schools not listed specifically (including Trent, Lakehead and all the other schools you guys circle jerk about on this forum) 17 got into U of T medical school. That's a combined 27 kids from all the "easy GPA" schools out there, or one-in-ten students. Whereas Western sent 36 kids to U of T med school, U of T sent 55 kids (more than double all the "easy GPA" schools combined), Mac sent a whopping 69 (over two and a half times the "easy GPA" schools). Combined these three "competitive" and "difficult" and "not worth it" schools make up over 60% U of T medical school--the best and most selective medical school in the country. So you should understand that even if you go to these "competitive" schools, the outlook is a LOT better than that of those from "easy schools".
I'm in grade 11 and going into grade 12, as of now my marks have not been the best and I'm going to be starting to work efficiently and more productively. I've had bad study habits and have been procrastinating on work throughout grades 9-11 and thats reflected in my marks.
My grade 11 marks:
48% Functions <------ Still don't know what will happen since my district is in strike mode
So clearly my marks aren't good and I know that i've been screwing up somewhere and i've realized that it's within my study habits. I just waste time browsing or watching videos that I start my work late and hence don't do well and don't get enough sleep. In the end im left without energy since i'm sleep deprived and can't adhere to the class lessons and knowledge being taught by my teachers. I think the studying environment maybe bad for me since i'm at home and surrounded by family, i think it would be better if I spent my time outside at say the Library working and studying to understand what I'm learning.
I know that i'm a determined student, if I put my heart to it and considering the Grade 12 is the year that counts and is most important in my case - I will be working and giving my 100% at all times.
I know that becoming an Ophthalmologist is not something that happens fast and takes time so I'm willing to dedicate myself to it now since i haven't dedicated myself to anything yet. I know that in the end it'll pay off and I'll be able to look back and see what I've achieved and come past.
As a person, i'm very caring and like to work with people and learn more about them and try to help everyone that I can. I've always been like that and I think becoming some sort of Physician would be one of the best choice for me.
So yeah i'm just putting this question out there, do you think I can pull this off or would i be better off going into the Finance industry?
Hi guys, so I still remember all the anxiety on this site back when I was in grade 11/12, scouring through every post and trying to grapple as much information possible about university. Well I am just about to head back into my second year at University of Toronto Rotman Commerce program and would be more than happy to answer ANY questions you have about UofT/Rotman.
Let me just say somethings, there are MANY misunderstandings about programs out here and don't let the advice of other high school kids be the decision factor for your 2013/2014 year. Let students who have GONE through the system once aid you to make a good choice.
Hi, I want to pursue a career in business, but I don't know which school to go to. I've heard great things about Laurier's BBA program, plus if you get into their co-op it gives you an extra edge because of work experience. But what about other programs, like Schulich at York, Ivey at Western, Degroote, or Brock? What sets those programs apart, because I've heard now that a BBA is now very general, and employers look for experience, which Laurier offers, but none of these do.
Can I please have an unbiased opinion, not which school is best based on where you go, also can you state your experience?
Everyone going into business on this site have tremendous ECs and leadership positions. I haven't really been involved in anything in my school till this year, the only exception being DECA. How can I improve my ECs. I won't be able to get into the leadership group/ student council in my school because the teachers in charge don't know me. What can I do to create a strong Uni application with ECs in the school and outside? As it stands now these are my ECs
1) Potential DECA Exec (strong chance this year if not definitely next year)
2) Model UN delegate
3) Youth Leader at Church
4) Mission Trip to India
5) Youth advocate for both Municipal and Federal Election
I'm looking into the science business program at waterloo. My average is 93%. Is this a program with a lot of potential for a good career. Also is this program recognized as a good one or am I better off with life sciences at u of t.
Hello all. Used to frequent this site somewhat. I graduated Ivey not too long ago and work as an investment banking analyst in New York with one of the top firms. Feel free to ask me anything and I'll try my best to answer.
I've been where you are now and received a lot of guidance back then. Hoping to return the favor.
I hav grade 11 chem coming up this semester and im kind of stressing over it. My question is, should I be? Alot of people i've been talkin to say that it is a very difficult course and it is hard to get a good mark in it. Is this true? Also how big of a jump is it from grade 10 science to grade 11 chemistry?
Hi! Im a current grade 12 student who has wanted to become a dentist as long as I can remember! But when it comes to how i should be applying to get my pre-reqs in I'm completely lost, and the admissions offices aren't being at all helpful!
I have a very competitive average, and was told that I am very eligible to apply to dental schools after the two years of study requirements at my university of choice, however I was hoping someone who might have gotten after two years (or the bare minim required of by the school) could share some helpful tips/information?
Another question.... When should you write the DAT?
The pre-reqs my university needs for dentistry are
6* in Biology
6* General or inorganic Chemistry
6* Organic Chemistry
Please feel free to add in any courses you believed helped you
** I am not dead set on getting in after 2 years, I understand the chance I don't make it is there and I am totally prepared to take as long as I need to accomplish this dream**
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Which degree is better to get into vet school? Which would provide the most learning experience or possibly job opportunities if the vet thing doesn't work out? Which would provide better scholarships? ...Or does it even matter?
I am aiming for med school, and I was thinking of applying to UTSC because of distance and it's easier compared to downtown. Unfortunately, my parents want the prestigious name, and they are convinced that I'll have a higher chance for med. Which school would I have a higher chance at for med?