I am a person who took an extra year of high school to improve my grades. I got accepted into u of t life sci and I accepted the offer but after reading the HORRIBLE reviews about UofT and told my dad "NOPE" and stayed back. Im really thinking about getting into a professional school in the future so in order based on opinions uve read or heard or know which schools are the so-called easier schools that allow me that high gpa i need to acquire. I am a low 80s student if u want to take that into consideration.
I'm finally in my last week of my B.Ed here at Queen's - finished my B.A in Film and Media Studies in 2014. PJ teacher (meaning I am qualified to teach K-6). Got picked up by a private international school in Dubai at TORF, A Queen's University run Teaching Overseas Recruitment Fair.
This forum really helped me out when I was entering the program back in 2010 so I figure maybe I could help if any of you are interested in my program/path. I am willing to answer any questions that you might have about the program and such :D
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I have a 95 average, but I don't have many extracurriculars. I'm applying to universities this year. I'm thinking about applying to Waterloo, McMaster and UOIT for engineering. How much will not having many extracurriculars hurt my chances of getting accepted? I am a regular volunteer at a retirement home, and i am participating in the mcmaster engineering olympics. Do these count as extracurriculars?
Ive been volunteering and helping out my local candidate for the upcoming elections. I'm under 18 so I won't be able to vote in the upcoming election. however, I was just wondering what party do most of you here on this forum support? I want to start positive political discussion. Please be approriate and don't put others down because everyone is entitled to their views. Don't attack the person themselves. Thank you and hope to hear your response.
Hi everyone :) I'm really interested in the Level II Biochemistry program at Mac. I realized I would have to take first year life sci, and I was wondering if I will be ok if I don't take grade 12 physics? I don't have plans to take it currently but I'm considering switching my schedule if it will make my life that much easier in university. Also, does anyone know how the biology classes are? If I can get kinda squeamish over some stuff, will I be ok in biochemistry or am I gonna hate it?!
What are the chances of success of a student that wants to apply to an accounting program in a university, but has not taken accounting at all. I am a hardworking student and is good at all the other subjects. It would help if an accounting student answered this.
Basically what the title says. I find that people--especially Canadians--hold a lot of misconceptions regarding what it means to go to an Ivy League or Ivy-calibre school. People on this forum also love to throw around terms like prestige, liberal arts degrees, connections, success, wealth, etc. in their discussions, especially when the Ivy League is brought up or when people are fighting about which business program is the best. I thought I could answer a few questions and clear up a few things about the Ivy League and what it actually means in the real world. I'm not a freshman/1st year so I stopped seeing everything with rose-coloured glasses like I used to when I first got here.
Program/Major: History, but I'm also completing the requirements for medical school.
High school: Regular public high school in Ontario. No AP or IB. My 4 year average was 94%, with course marks ranging from 83-99%. I did a lot of extracurriculars in high school and I had a couple of leadership roles. My teachers also really liked me so I was able to get good letters of recommendation from them. My school isn't known for sending kids to the US at all.
SAT/ACT scores: 2140 (out of 2400) and 35 (out of 36).
I did not get in because of money or connections. I come from a middle-class family, and most of the $60,000 cost of attendance per year is covered by my school's generous financial aid policy. I pay about $8000 a year for tuition and room + board.
So go ahead. Ask me anything. I'm currently studying for midterms so I'll try to answer when I can.
So recently I have been offered a seat in the BScN program at both Seneca College and Georgian College for the January 2016 start date.
Does anyone have some advice or information as to which school would be there better choice? Regardless, the last 2 years of my program would be done at York University as it is a collaborative program. Obviously my choice would be influenced tuition fees, quality of equipment and over all learning experience. I'm sure there are other things I am over looking. I am just trying to put together a pros and cons list so that I can make a decision before the deadline.
Thanks to all, I look forward to hearing your guys opinions/experiences!
Alright, I want to learn everything I can. I wish there was an electromechanical engineering program! So I'm considering EngSci. No matter what I'm attending UofT. Alrght let me have it folks.
I want to learn aerospace, I know its saturated now. But 5 years from now that may not be the case. However, I'm still considering a straight up ECE degree. I wonder if someone with an Aerospace degree can work in ECE?
I am currently going into grade 12. I need some guidelines and benchmarks to get into engineering in UofT or University of Waterloo. What marks should I aim for such as for AP calculus and advanced functions and other sciences.