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Biomedical science at Ryerson? Life Sciences at Queen's? Any other university?
I've started to look in university programs at universities in Canada, specifically Ontario. I want to become a paediatrician so I know i have to go through medical school. I wanted to know which university would actually provide a good education in the program one is applying to (sorry, I didn't really know how to phrase that question).
     For example, biomedical sciences at Ryerson is fairly new, and I've researched all over the internet but I couldn't find anything on whether or not it is a good program. Ryerson is not really known for its sciences so it's really hard to find anything online that tells if the program is any good. Ryerson is one of my options because of its co-op program in biomedical sciences. Is the co-op experience good?
     McMaster is another choice for me because of its co-op program in life sciences. 

Would the uni I take co-op at affect my co-op experience?

I hear every where that med schools and employers don't care where you finished your undergrad but is that really true?
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?
Is there any way to decrease your course load?
I'm going to Queen's this Sept. and i'm hoping to get into the Life Science program next year. In order for that to happen I have to take BIO, MATH, PHYS,and CHEM. All these courses have either Labs or Tutorials, put that all together and you get a fairly overwhelming course load. Is there anyone at Queen's, who knows how to make first year easier? Can I do some labs in the summer, or even some courses?
Really depressed. Accepted my offer of Kinesiology at York University but I can't afford my first year
Hi guys, I live in Venezuela and I don't have family nor close friends in Canada. I applied to York University this year and I've been admitted to the Kinesiology program to start this Fall. Everything went out pretty well but I didn't get any scholarship and in my country we are facing an economical crisis that got worse lately and now it is almost impossible to change our currency in dollars and either way it's an awful lot of money to afford at least my first year at York University. I'll need to pay residence and a meal plan. 

DO YOU KNOW ABOUT ANY ALTERNATIVE SCHOLARSHIPS? Do you think if I manage to pay at least for the fees of this first semester I could work throughout the whole fall and save some money to pay the fees for Winter? Is there really anything I can do once I arrive in Canada to help myself pay? 

I have work experience in my country, I'm currently working as an English teacher in my country and I also worked in a travel agency for a time.

My email is dennysmedinar@gmail.com, I have a plane ticket to leave in September and I even though I don't have the money to pay for an education I'm saving and doing my best. If there's anything you advice me to do please let me know.

Thanks a lot! 
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.
Best programs in Canada
Engineering: UoT, Waterloo
Business: Queen's, Ivey
Sciences: Guelph, UoT, McMaster
Mathematics/Comp Sci: Waterloo
& McGill is a pretty good all-rounder overall, but does not excel in any particular program

UBC? Don't go to UBC.
Just Finished (Ivey) AEO2, Going Into HBA1 - Ask Me Anything
Two short years ago, I was in the position many of you are in right now. Wondering how hard it is to maintain an 80% average through two years at Western. I will not sugarcoat anything like many AEOs did (and still do) on this forum. I will not echo useless sentiments you already know. I will tell it like it is.

In first year I averaged 78.6%

In second year I averaged 86.8%

I studied Geography for my first two years at Western.

Ask me anything - I will answer everything.
Computer Science cutoffs
Does anyone know the cutoffs for Waterloo Computer Science, UofT Computer Science, Queens Computer Science and UBC Computer Science?

Thanks in advance 
Honors BBA Co-op - Brock University
So after scrolling through numerous websites about Brock University's BBA program; very few are to be found. It is mostly about the BAcc program. My average is high enough to get into the Accounting co-op program (and I emailed them already about changing the major), but I am still unsure if I wish to pursue that major. 
So here's a common question, though one that is always left unanswered...
How is Brock's BBA Co-op program? I really don't want to hear anything about the accounting which I know is very solid. I got into all my programs but Laurier (alternate offer to econ) and so I accepted Brock cause of its great co-op rate. I'm wondering how the program is, how good the placements are (obviously I'm going to put in work to earn that good placement), and how the overall program is. I am well aware that the accounting overshadows the BBA kids and have heard a lot - to sum, I'm screwed. How important is an undergrad (especially from Brock) if I'm certain I will be doing my masters. Let me know guys, thanks!
Uni majors that are in demand??
So many fields are saturated nowadays. I am considering nursing, engineering and computer science. I'm passionate about all those fields and would like to work in the US. However, those fields are getting more and more saturated. I've heard so many horror stories from new uni grads about not being able to find a job in those fields. What uni majors will avoid that?
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.
Ivey HBA Acceptance Thread 2015
This is just a thread for applicants entering HBA1 in the fall at Ivey Business School (people actually starting HBA1, not high school applicants for AEO), feel free to share when you got your acceptance!

Osgood-Schlatter's disease
Hey guys! i have Osgood-Schlatter's disease, it sounds a lot worse than it actually is. Basically it's where the tendon grows slower than the bone and theres a little pain to it; anyways its common in teens who are athletic. and what I'm trying to get at is, do any of you know good little workouts to keep it from hurting a lot? mine is in my knee. thank you to any advice or suggestions!
Nursing Hopefuls 2015!
Hey everyone!

I saw this thread last year and thought it was worth while to do! For anyone applying to 4 or 2 year programs.

1. Which school(s) are you applying to?
2. What other programs are you applying to as your back up?
3. What average are you aiming for your final year?
EXTRA - I want current Nursing students to be included as well! Tell us where you go, where you applied to and what your GPA in Grade 12 was or post secondary if thats what your doing right now. Also, a few pointers, tips and guidance is always great!:cheers:


1. I want to go to McMaster (4 year), Queens (4 year or 2 year), Western (2 year), UofT
2. Nursing, and nothing else!
3. I had mid 80's in high school and currently have a 3.1 from Uoft B.A second year


So common guys, reveal yourselves! ;)
Urban Planning Waterloo Co-op
Hi everyone! Can anyone tell me a little about the urban planning program in University of Waterloo? Is it a good program? Is it worth studying? Any feedback is appreciated. Thank you!
University of Toronto Law
Are there any University of Toronto Law students that want to elaborate on how they got into U of T's Law program and what the program is like? Is it competitive? Are the class sizes big or small? 

Thanks in advance! :) 
Ubc Qualifications
I am just finishing my grade 11 year, and going into grade 12. I slacked most of this year until I realized that grade 11 matters towards university, so I pulled it together and increased my grades by a good 30%.... I really would love to go to UBC for buisness but I dont know if my grades in grade 11 will qualify. I got a 86% in physics, 92% in Pre Calc 11, 86% in english, 80% in socials. I am currently taking Pre Calc 12 over the summer, and Calculus 12, in my Grade 12 year. My average goal for next year is around 92%. If I manage to pull it off do you think it is possible for me to get into UBC? I also have recently started volunteering and i work part time. (Just information for my personal profile) If not UBC I would like to attend SFU, University of Toronoto, or Uvic. Please let me know if you think I can make it.  Thank you.
Best Economics Programs in Ontario?
Wanna know what's number one, I think I heard it's Western, but not sure
not a full time student in hs?
Hi everyone! Just a few quick question... due to taking summer school courses and full course load in grade 11( I took 2 grade 12 credits in gr11, my school wouldn't allow md to take spares) I only have to do min. 3 classes gr.12 yer (im doing 4 because I want to do bio chem ad func. And calc). Does this mean I am not a full time student? Is this bad? Would this change my applications to university? is it true I could just take a few mlre courses then drop them and be considered full time? Thanks :)
Is the bachelor of applied computer science at sheridan college good?
Is it worth to get a cs bachelors degree from a college rather than university?

PS- I would be enrolling in as an international student
Getting ahead for Queen's Commerce first semester classes
I don't have a job and there are moments where I'm bored in the summer so I wanted to know if there was any sites or resources I could use to get ahead in my first year courses.

My first semester courses are the standard:
Intro to Mathematical Analysis
Principles of Economics (Took gr. 12 economics)
Business Management
Managing Work and Teams
Intro to Financial Accounting (Took gr. 12 accounting)
Entering grade 12 mega-thread
So this thread is for people who just finished grade 11 and will be applying to uni in the fall, post your grade 11 average and top three choices!

Me: grade 11 average--89.5
Top 3: Ivey/Queens (tied) and Laurier