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Engineering At Waterloo Predictions?
So at waterloo people getting rejected with 95+ avgs is very common right now especially in software and biomed.
How hard do you think'll it'll be next year? As a grade 11 student with a 89-90 avg i don't think there's a chance im getting in this.  hoping to apply for either Environmental or Civil and maybe Management. But if the trend continues im assuming next year the cutoff for Civil and Environmental would be >93-95. Also CS ofcourse (not having to include physics and chem help a ton, wish we could choose not to include english :(, )
Any people have suggestions for future graduates out of high school.
And im in Ontario and heard Ontario has a reputation for terrible terrible mark infaltions. (I know people from nearby schools who graduated with 99- 100 averages.. highest in my school in the last four years has been 95 so  even though i don't see it much i definitely know it's there). 
My plan right now if i don't get to increase my avg to atleast a 95 would be to apply for industrial/mineral for UofT and switch to computer/electrical after first year.
This is really making me feel like getting a job and saving up for private school lol
Seriously though this is getting out of control and unfortunately we can't do nun.
A guy in my school got rejected with a 93.5 avg got rejected from software, comp and electrical. going to waterloo AFM now...

also^ apparently system design and nano are in the same range a civil and environmental so might go for them next year.
Best university and program for undergrad planning to go to law school
I was wondering what you guys think is the best undergrad major for someone like me, who would like to pursue law later on. What are the top three schools I should be looking at? Also please take into consideration the reputation of the school itself as well as graduating with a good GPA. Thank you :)
Which one do you think is easier to take: grade 12 English during the summer or during night classes?
I honestly hate English class and just want to get it over with. It's my weakest subject and just need a pretty good mark. 
Careers in Math and/or Science
I want to pursue a career in math or, math and science as those are two of my best subjects and the ones i enjoy the most. What are some jobs that are in that field of interest and have a pretty decent salary, like 65,000+ starting, and which can go up to 100,000+ as you gain more experience? I know like jobs in math and science are basically all engineering programs but i have no idea what are some which directly focus on math and have decent pay. Thanks
AMA (Ask Me Anything) Current U of T Student
Hello all!

I'm currently entering my second year at the University of Toronto St. George campus, where I am double majoring in English and Book & Media Studies.  I am also a commuter student. If you have any questions about U of T, whether it be from student life to course work, please don't hesitate to ask me!
Political Science Major- which uni?
After summer, I'm going into grade 12 and I am very stressed as to which university (in Ontario preferably) would provide me with the best undergrad education in order to pursue law. Before naming a bunch of uni's I was hoping that you guys could help me out with what you know, maybe from experience or research, because oh boy have I been researching, and am still quite lost.
Admission Questions? Ask a Current UBC Student!
Hi guys,

I always remember finding this forum really useful back when I was applying for universities in 2012, and I'd like to offer you the opportunity to actually get some hard knowledge about admissions rather than just hearsay. Though I'm in Sauder, I can answer any questions regarding direct entry to all UBC programs, Sauder transfer applications, and general university stuff.

You should all also take a look at the holy grail of UBC admissions, specifically table 18 where all admission averages for all programs for entry in 2013W are outlined.

Hope to see you all at UBC in September!
When can high schoolers start applying to UBC?
I'm going into grade 12 this fall and I'm wondering when will admissions open for the  2016/2017 year?
BU223 vs BU233
Bu 223 is fundamentals of finance while Bu 233 is personal finance. Any pros / cons for both would be helpful.

Also how about bu208 (interpersonal communication) as an elective ?

Which social clique do you belong to?
BE HONEST, where are/were you in the high school hierarchy? Did you have a lot of friends? How were your grades? Do/did you resent the 'popular kids', where are they now? How has your life changed?

Feel free to share your experiences
Who wants to go into med school?
And what are you doing to reach your goal (Ecs, undergrad choice, research etc...)?? And what are your alternative careers if you decided you didn't want to go to med school anymore or didnt get accepted?
UBC arts or SFU SIAT?
I got accepted into UBC arts and SFU SIAT (school of interactive arts and technology) and I am torn between the two. Could anyone please tell me which course/uni I should choose and why?
AMA Request: Summer Co-op/Intern at a Big 4 Accounting Firm
I and many others on this forum are pursuing a CPA designation and would probably want to work at a big 4 firm. I think it would be beneficial if someone who is currently working there this summer or recently worked there as a student could answer some questions for us.
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.

- 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:

- 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

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.

- 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

McGill VS. Waterloo Mechanical Engineering
I got accepted by McGill University and University of Waterloo (Co-op program) for Mechanical Engineering. Im planning to work after I graduate, then get a master degree after 3-4 yrs. Which one should I choose?
*Prereqs: 4U English vs. 4U French?* // & Future Grade 12 Students Applying to Canadian Universities!
I've noticed for some universities there's an option of using either 4U Eng or 4U French as a prereq (Mcgill and Ottawa U for example). If I'm currently attending an English high school and want to take all my university courses in English at an English Univerisity, will they only consider my 4U Eng mark? I mean, it just doesn't make sense to me that they would accept French as a prereq if I'm going to be studying in English. I'm asking because my French mark will most likely be a loooot higher than my English mark. I took 4U English last year, didn't take it seriously and ended up with a 90%. I've already taken 3U French and I know I can get at the very least a 95% in the 4U course. I definitely won't be applying to Ottawa, and Mcgill isn't my number one option or anything (even though I'm thinking health/life sciences), but I'm just really curious. I was really bummed out about my English mark and it would be sweet if it wasn't included in my top six, haha.
Also, anyone here going into Grade 12? Let me know what universities/programs you plan on applying to! Good luck everyone :)
Ask me almost anything about Mac Health Sci
All right all right, I'm seeing a lot of misconception flying around these forums about McMaster's BHSc program. Admissions, courses, medical acceptance, etc.

I'm a recent graduate of this program and starting medical school this fall. Bring me your questions and we'll see what we can clear up. I won't tell you how to get in, because I can't, but I can tell you about the process and what we're looking for.

Ready, set, go!
I'm a Canadian studying at an Ivy League school - Ask Me Anything
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.

About me:

Sex: Male

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.
Mathematical Finance vs Mathematical Economics
I am an international student going for a BMath/BBA double degree at WLU and UWaterloo. I will choose finance as a concentration in WLU. For math at UWaterloo, I am really interested in Mathematical Finance and Mathematical Economics. I did see the courses required for both programs and both are interesting. If anyone can provide an insight on this, I'd be grateful. Which one is better for landing a front-office job at Wall Street?  Thanks :)

Note: I don't want to be a quant.
Can you set up Hydro...in Waterloo...from abroad? Any international student with experience in this area?
Which Online School?
I would like to hear about your experiences with online courses in Ontario. I am looking to sign up for grade 11 physics this week with either Virtual High School or Blyth Academy Online. Can you recommend one over the other or tell me about your experience with either of these online schools? Thanks for your responses.
English mark?!!
I'm applying to McGill in the fall and I need a minimum of 92.5% in English. However I do not think I'll have that next year. But I will have well over all other requirements needed for all the other courses. What should I do ?? Do I have a chance ?? My mark will probably be around 90% in English. Idk what kind of teacher I will have next year.cgill is my top choice. Really confused.
Got denied
Really quick question. 
I checked my quest today and it showed "deny" as my status. Is there absolutely no hope left or can I still be considered before June 1st (Since ppl who got accepted might not accept their engineering offer, so there would be more spots left)? If this is the case, do I still have a chance?

really really wanna get into waterloo :'(