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A degree in environmental science?
I was thinking of pursuing a degree in environmental science. Are there lots of jobs that you can get with this degree? What kind of jobs require this degree? Also, what school offers the best program in Ontario?
Thanks.
Mcgill University: Academic Record
After picking up my pieces, I decided my main choice of university for health sciences, which is Mcgill. I say this because after major trouble by home, consistent bullying, and stress, I fell into major depression and this severely impacted my grades. I entered grade 11 midterms with
Biology: 80%
Health care: 95%
Art: 93%
Sociology, Anthropology and psychology: 85%
From there it went downhill and I finished failing 2 core courses for my program (Math and Chemistry), and barely passing RELIGION and English. I'd reached such a low, my personality had been put apart, I didn't even know how to learn.
After recovering my mental health, I decided to begin to but my self back together for grade 12. Going into grade 11 I initially wanted planed on applying to mcmasters health science as my principal pushed me to, but that's down the drain because of my atrocious grade 11 marks and the exclusivity of spots. I would even consider staying back a year to redo my grade 11, but the transcript is still ruined. Mcgill is a top choice for me as the admissions standards page for the school site states they consider the top 6 grade 12 marks.  Although, looking at the "what we look for" page, Mcgill states that academic record is taken into consideration. Failed and repeated courses are also looked at. With this being said, If I were to achieve over a 93% average in grade 12, what chances would I still have to get into the health sciences program with my ruined transcript. Keep in mind I failed two core courses. Is it possible for me to explain what led to my suffering grades when applying for admission?  Thank You
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To anyone that took Grade 12 Philosophy
Hi everyone! I'm going into gr.12 this year and I took the philosophy course just because I didn't want to take religion again, but I'm not sure what this course really is about. So I have a few questions to ask if you guys don't mind answer:  

  1.What did this course teach?  
  2. Did you enjoy it?  
  3. Any tips I should know going into this course?  
  4. What were your assignments like?  
  5. If you don't mind answering, what was your final grade in this course?  

Thank you for answering c:
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Getting into canadian universities
Hi,
I am looking to study business at Western, Queens, or Rotman. I just wanted to know if I had a shot at getting in. I will be completing the IB diploma program next year so my average isn't as high as the regular kids. Also, is it necessary for me to do EC in my Gr.12 year or would that be a waste of time? In Gr.11 I started my own club at school and attended many business conferences/competitions. 
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University application question
I'm going to be applying to universities for computer science later  this year (hoping for ubc) and I was wondering whether releasing an app looks good for my application.

I ask this  because I almost finished an app but don't want to bother releasing since it was a learning experience. But if it looks good for my application I will buy a license and release it.

Read Carefully
There is a considerable measure of counsel gliding around about enhancing your SAT score—some of it great, some of it awful. A considerable measure of counsel, albeit strong, is either extremely clear or exceptionally broad, for example, "take a great deal of practice tests" or "study vocabulary." Here are several particular tips to help your SAT score, in no specific request. Some you may have heard some time recently, others you most likely haven't.  

1. Manufacture your own particular vocabulary list utilizing past tests. The greater part of my understudies have a little sythesis book where they record and characterize each and every obscure word they experience on College Board hone tests. At around eight tests, they begin to notice that a considerable lot of the troublesome vocabulary words have as of now showed up on past tests. The test-producers appear to "like" certain words, and those words come up again and again. I joke with my understudies that they better realize what "conflicted" implies in light of the fact that it appears on almost every test (my speculation is that is appears on around seventy five percent of tests). Like the familiar axiom goes, "Trick me once, disgrace on you; trick me twice, disgrace on me!" If you take the SAT and miss an inquiry since you didn't know a word that you've seen some time recently, disgrace on you! Each time you experience an obscure word you have a chance to learn it. Record it, characterize it, and occasionally survey your developing vocabulary list.  

2. For Critical Reading entry based inquiries, try different things with various techniques. I don't advocate a one size fits all way to deal with entry based inquiries. I believe that, in a perfect world, an understudy ought to have the capacity to peruse a section once and appreciate it completely enough to answer huge numbers of the inquiries without referring back to the entry. I know, in any case, that this level of perusing appreciation takes quite a while to create, and a few understudies end up in a circumstance where they just have a couple of months to examine before taking the SAT. I recommend that these understudies try different things with various methodologies. Have a go at perusing the inquiries to begin with, and after that referencing the entry. On the other hand skim the entry to begin with, concentrating on the first and last sentences of every passage, and after that handle the inquiries. In the event that you aren't seeing change with one technique, attempt another. Try not to trust any individual who demands there is one and only right approach to handle entry based inquiries.  

3. Know your exceptional triangles. You will much of the time experience math questions where the "key" is understanding that the triangle being referred to is an extraordinary triangle. On the off chance that you feel you can go no further on a triangle question and end up speculation something like, "there's insufficient data!", dependably verify whether it might be a 30-60-90 or 3-4-5 triangle (for the last mentioned, recall that any proportion of 3-4-5 works, similar to 6-8-10 or 30-40-50). You can likewise have a go at part the triangle in two to check whether it frames a unique triangle. Additionally, know how to figure the slanting of a square. Yes, some of this data can be found toward the start of every math segment, however in the event that you're performing poorly due to a lack of practice it won't help you a whole lot!  

4. Don't hesitate to qualify your paper's proposal articulation. Some exposition assignments outline the brief regarding potential outcomes. Case in point, "Can learning be a weight instead of an advantage?" Or, "Can achievement be deplorable?" Notice: we can answer these prompts in the confirmed without demonstrating that information is dependably a weight, or that achievement is constantly lamentable. In any case, consider this brief: "Is inner voice a more intense spark than cash, acclaim, or power?" To answer this inquiry in the confirmed without capability is to suggest that still, small voice is dependably a more effective help than those different things. Be that as it may, clearly that doesn't appear to be correct! Albeit numerous understudies feel constrained to answer the brief exactly as it's worded, there is no reason we can't qualify our proposal articulation. For example, "Soul can be an all the more effective help… " or "Still, small voice is regularly an all the more intense inspiration… " Not just are these qualified postulations generally more precise than less unobtrusive, supreme articulations, however they're much less demanding to substantiate in a two-page exposition!  

5. Perused, read, read—particularly subjects that you don't discover especially fascinating. Indeed, even understudies with average scores on the entry based perusing areas do genuinely well on entries that they find intriguing. Numerous secondary school understudies are acclimated to skimming material that they discover exhausting or uninteresting and in this manner rapidly lose consideration when they experience such an entry on the SAT. On the off chance that you end up perusing the same sentence again and again, this is likely what's going on. As interest winds down, so focuses. One approach to hold center is to participate in dynamic perusing (for example, documenting the entry as you read it). A superior path is to build your capacity to focus through practice. In the event that you battle with science entries, then go to the science area of the New York Times site, download some science articles and begin perusing. Perused with the objective of keeping center, and expand your rate as you advance. Periodical articles are perfect on the grounds that their trouble approximates that of most SAT entries.  

6. In case you're stuck on a math issue, begin composing. Compose anything: mark the charts, draw a photo or module numbers. Have a go at growing, figuring or rearranging expressions. Frequently understudies of mine will leave a math question clear and say "I'm trapped" yet they will have little or nothing composed on the page . I'll propose that they record what they know and check whether anything originates from it. Ordinarily something does. Frequently there are concealed examples in the inquiry that we miss until we begin recording things.  

7. In your exposition, consider the restricting perspective. Graders of the exposition acknowledge composing that sounds experienced. A simple approach to exhibit full grown intuition is to recognize the contradicting perspective to your postulation. Try not to concur with the other perspective, simply recognize that it exists and is sensible, yet that your proposition is predominant for reasons unknown. You can do this in your determination section or in a different passage before your decision. In the event that your proposition is something like, "Diligent work is key for achievement," you can say something along the lines of, "While beyond any doubt lethargic individuals every so often accomplish achievement, these cases are uncommon, and are typically the impact of dumb fortunes or unprecedented common capacity. The greater part of fruitful individuals are effective in light of the fact that they buckled down at it." This is a straightforward, capable equation to take after and most understudies don't do it. Consequently, it's an awesome approach to
Approaching & Tips for Taking Test
Perused deliberately. Consider every one of the decisions in every inquiry. Maintain a strategic distance from inconsiderate errors that will make you lose focuses. Answer the simple inquiries first. Deal with less tedious inquiries before proceeding onward to the more troublesome ones. Questions on every test are for the most part requested from least demanding to hardest. Wipe out answer decisions that you know aren't right. Cross them out in your test booklet with the goal that you can obviously see which decisions are cleared out. Make an informed figure or skirt the inquiry. In the event that you have disposed of the decisions that you know aren't right, speculating is your best system. Nonetheless, in the event that you can't dispose of any of the answer decisions, it is best to skirt the inquiry. You will lose focuses for mistaken answers. Keep your answer sheet flawless. The answer sheet is scored by a machine, which can't differentiate between an answer and a doodle  . On the off chance that the machine peruses marks that could be two responses for one inquiry, it will consider the inquiry unanswered. Utilize your test booklet as scrap paper. Use it to make notes or record thoughts. What you write in the booklet won't influence your score. Circle the inquiries you skip in your booklet. This will help you monitor which questions you didn't reply. Check your answer sheet consistently. Ensure you are in the perfect spot. Check the quantity of the inquiry and the number on the answer sheet each few inquiries. This is particularly imperative when you avoid an inquiry. Work at an even, relentless pace, and continue moving. Every inquiry on the test takes a specific measure of time to peruse and reply. Through practice, you can build up a feeling of timing to help you finish the test. You will probably invest energy in the inquiries that you are well on the way to answer effectively. Monitor time. You are given one hour to finish every test. Periodically check your advancement so you know where you are and the amount of time is cleared out. Keep in mind to dependably utilize a No. 2 pencil. All answer sheet circles must be filled in obscurely and totally with a No. 2 pencil. In the event that you have to eradicate an answer, delete it as totally as would be prudent. Try not to attempt to eradicate the greater part of your answers. In the event that you delete the greater part of the responses to one of the tests you go up against a given date, the majority of your tests you take that day will be scratched off.
Western Med Sci: Just finished 3rd year, cumulative 4.0, AMA
Basically what I said above. I just finished my third year at Western Med Sci! I know choosing a university is tough (I had a really tough time choosing) and trying to determine how you'll do at university is stressful, but let me know what questions you have and I'll do my best to answer them! 

Also, despite being in third year, I can definitely answer questions about first year and all other years. I've been pretty engaged with helping out first years, so I know a decent amount about all years (or at least I like to think I do haha).

Update: I just got into med school, so feel free to ask those questions as well.  
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Learning franchise business.
Hello..  I am planning to learn business for my graduation. I came to realize there are different options in business courses to choose from. Recently, I read about franchise and legal aspects  related to franchise businesses on internet. Here is one of those blogs I have read: http://www.lawworks.ca/franchise-law-blog/category/purchasing-a-franchise/ . I am very much interested in learning franchise business as a part of my graduation. Is there any course that focuson it or what is my best option if I want to learn franchise business?
SHSM Business for Uni
Hi guys
Im interested in business, mainly finance, and my final goal is to get into queens commerce or ivey. 
My school currwntly offers an shsm in business, and i was wondering if anyone has info on it and if it is useful for getting into top canadian business schools. 

Thanks
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University of Toronto or McMaster?
Hello I am a grade 11 student. I am enrolled in the AP Program and the SHSM program, and I have a 93.4% average. Also, I have many extra-curriculars, and I have a ton of volunteer experience. Finally, I have lots of health related certifications (FIRST AID, CPR, AED, INFECTION CONTROL etc.)
Later this year I will be applying for university. I want to become an Anaesthesiologist. What is better for me: Health Sciences at McMaster or Life Sciences at U of T? I also want to know which would better train me better for medical school? Please elaborate on how any of the experiences are, as well as what GPA i would need to get into med. school. Thank you. 
Vector Marketing
So as I searched for a summer job this month, I came across Vector Marketing. I apply for a costumer service job, only to find out 2 days before my interview its basically a scam. In hind sight I should have seen it coming because the pay was $17.50 per appointment with no experience needed. Has this happened to anyone else? Shame on this company for targeting inexperienced youth with the promise of a great job, when it is nothing more than a sham.
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If you apply to early acceptance and are not accepted, are you still considered the same as if you applied later like in Janurary?
My grade 11 marks were not the best 
Social Science- 91
Bio- 78
Physics-74
Chem-81
Functions-84
English 85 

I am currently getting an 89 in bio so I am already off to a better start than last year. I have changed my study habits and I know my grade 12 marks will be better. I don't know if it will be worth it applying for early acceptance because my grade 11 marks were not that great. If I do apply and I am not accepted early, will the universities I applied early to still look at me or will they pass on me because they already examined my marks early on and didn't want me? 

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Best undergrad program at each university for medical school?
I'm doing a little summer research on universities and their programs because I will be applying this year, but, as each school is different, can anyone tell me the programs suited for biology and medical school at each university? I realize that any program can get you into med school as long as you have the prereq's but I'm really interested in only biology. It's fine if you only know one.  

For example, at McMaster, it would be health sciences and life sciences.  

I'm looking for programs at University of Toronto, Waterloo, Queen's, and Western.
Should I be taking grade 12 chemistry?
I didn't do too well in grade 11 chem, got a 73. I want to get into a computer science program, and a lot of them don't require chemistry. Regardless, would it still be worth it to take it? I'm currently taking:

ENG4U(took it in the summer already)
AfCalc
Physics
Computer Science
Business management
Fitness

I'm being told to drop fitness or business and take chemistry, but I feel like it might drag me down. I'm just scared, and need advice.
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Do I have the grades for Concurrent Education
Hi everyone. I'm a Grade 12 student hoping to attend university (hopefully either Queen's, York or McGill) for Con. Ed.

I finished Grade 11 with an overall 87% average and a top 6 average of 89%.
I have many extracurriculars (Concert Band, Jazz Band, Student Parliament, SLAM Leader [Student Leader and Mentor], Counsellor at an Integrated Arts camp every year since 2015, led school tours, role model in school, etc).
Do you think I'll be able to get in to top Education schools such as Queen's, York, McGill, etc.

Thanks!
To those starting grade 12...
I've been waiting to graduate for so long because I hate my high school, but as the days have passed ive noticed that im becoming more nervous for this year. Do any of you feel this anxiety building up? How are you coping with it?
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Health Studies, Physical Science, and Life Science at University of Waterloo (Co Op)
Hello! I was wondering if anyone here was accepted to the programs listed in the title this year and if you could share your average. It says the admission range is low-mid 80's, but does that really mean you need a 90 average in order to not be in the competitive range?
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6, 7, OR 8 courses?
Basically I'm a grade 12 student in a dilemma. I wish in my earlier years i could have thought to taken some grade 12 courses. Now I'm going into grade 12 with nothing. I need to know how many courses I should take. Here is a list of courses I have right now:

Sports and Entertainment Marketing
Advanced Function
Calculus and vectors
French (because I'm in french immersion)
Geography (because I'm in french immersion)
English 

I need to know if taking more courses would be a good idea or would it turn out to be disastrous. My main goal is to get into top business schools. If you agree with taking more courses do you have any recommendations on courses I should take wheter it be online or in school. THANKS!
What to expect in a job interview? (part-time)
I recently applied to a discount shop for a part time job as a sales associate. I got a call for a drop-in interview tomorrow but I haven't had much experience with job interviews. I was wondering what to expect, in terms of questions and how to respond to them, and how I should act or talk? What they like to hear and what type of questions should I ask them? Thanks.
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Would taking only 3 courses first semester have any affect on my university admissions?
My plan is to take 6 courses in grade 12, 3 each. I was wondering if this would affect the university admission process in any way.
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AFTER FIRST YEAR ENGINEERING (COMMON YEAR)
What are the chances that you will get into the program of your choice after a first year common/general engineering at Western? Mac master? 
i am concerned that I will not get into the program of my choice after first year 
if anyone goes to Western or Mac, please help! is there any way i can check the statistics? 
Starting a Model UN Club
Hi guys,
I'm hoping to get into top US and Canadian universities, and I currently have the grades, but I believe I have to work on my ECs.  
I was wondering if I could possibly start a Model United Nations club/team at my school, and how I would do it. 
Thanks
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