Hey I'm going into grade 11 next year and was just wondering if the Medical Sciences program at UWO has an early acceptance program. If they do I was wondering around what average you need to be seriously considered for it.
Courses I'm taking next year:
Accounting (11) - taking this in summer
What marks do i need in each course do i need to be considered for early acceptance?
I apologize if this is a dumb question, but why are so many graduate/professional school students and professionals (i.e. doctors) posting on this forum and answering my questions? Not that I'm complaining! I'm just curious. Are they being compensated in any way?
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?
This is fairly new degree created I believed by Mcmaster, I'm going into this but i'm still having second thoughts. I'm not sure how successful in the future but after doing some research, it's basically like a fancy term for college. I'm not sure if this was a smart move to make or should I just take a gap year since i'm still unsure of what I really want to do. Also if you are taking this, please share your information and job outlooks for this
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.
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!
I'm going to waterloo for accounting and financial management and I don't know if I should choose a macbook or a normal windows laptop. I know people say that you need a windows operating system but I've read reviews and i'm kind of not sure if the dell xps 13 is worth the risk. Would I be fine for the next 4 years using a macbook or is there a better laptop out there?
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.
I thought I would make this thread for anyone interested in applying for a transfer to the Ivey Business School and begin studying there in September of 2016.
I'm personally going to apply for sure. I prefer to remain anonymous but I will be applying to the Ivey School of Business from a math program. I just finished my first year with a 91.8% average, and have had various executive positions on charities that will carry over into second year and student government positions, among other small commitments, as well as four jobs in the last four years.
Feel free to post your statistics here so we can chance ourselves against one another, and if there are any upper years who made the transfer, if you would share your stats that would be awesome!
I e-mailed admissions and they said that a competitive applicant has an 83.35% average with at least three leadership experiences that they can expand upon in their essays and a high grade in their Business 2257 course (or equivalent if you are from another university like I am!)
I was sketching while I was volunteering at the hospital. Nearly everyone that passed gave comments like "amazing", "spectacular", "so realistic! I can tell exactly who it is". Many people even encouraged me to study art in uni or asked if I already was. While I was working on my art I felt proud of it. But as soon as I finished and stepped back to look at it.... I HATED IT SO MUCH. This happens with EVERY ARTWORK I DO. No matter what it always looks too immature-ish and mediocre to me, not quite how I pictured it. Is this just me or is it common to hate your own work? How do other people that are critical of their own work (even school assignments that are not art related) Learn to love their own work?
Hello, i am currently a chemical and physical sciences student (math, physics and astronomy are my main courses). I have taken a few economics classes and i am starting to like it more and more, as well i speak a few languages so i feel like a business degree could come in more handy. Would a finance degree be better than my current degree? if i do this i would switch from my current university (uoft) to waterloo (finance co-op)?
I have a few commitments this summer: two jobs (one about 15 hrs a week, the second only 3-5 hrs a week) and 6 hours a week of volunteering. I'm wondering if it would be beneficial to my grades and mental stability to take a course online in August?
I'm leaning towards philosophy (as I need a "religion" course because I go to a catholic school, and I think it would be a pretty do-able class online. Does anyone have experience with this course (HZT4U) either online or in school? Or do you think I should take a different course online? Or none at all? Will I get a better grade online during summer or in school? Are spares important or not really necessary? Will I be more burnt out from having a reduced summer or a heavier course load during the year?
Hello, I am going in to first year at Laurier as a BBA student and all I hear is co op co op and co op. I was wondering, is co op what makes BBA and without co op is being a BBA student almost useless? Are BBA students still really successful without it?
As a Canadian student entering grade 12, should I go do my undergrad degree in the States before applying to med school? Would American med schools recognize me more even though I am not a resident of the States? Or would they still consider me as international even though I have completed my undergrad degree there?
I am interested in business but also law. Initially, I planned on just pursuing finance and working as some kind of analyst, and eventually get my MBA. However, I've begun to consider the possibility of an economics degree. If I get an economics degree, I can get my masters in economics, get an MBA (I read US schools prefer economics undergrads to business undergrads), or I can go to law school (statistically, economics majors are top scorers on the LSAT). Whereas if I only got my BBA, I feel as though I am limited to just getting a MBA.
What do you think? Even if I didn't end up getting into an MBA program or law school, would an economics degree provide me with the same opportunities as someone with a BBA?
As you probably know if you're applying to Biomedical Engineering at the University of Waterloo, the program just started last year meaning that my class is the first ever class of Biomeds here! It also means that there's very little information available for prospective students for both the application process and what the program is actually like. If you have any questions regarding the program, the admission process, or Waterloo Engineering in general please feel free to ask me!
I have read few networking threads around here and some ppl suggest talking to ppl and doing stuff like ask if they want to chat over coffee. If you were an executive/CEO/recruiter wouldn't you be suspicious if a uni student sent you emails about a something or invited you for some coffee? I'm sure there are many ppl that can tell when all someone wants to do is to use you as a jumping board to their success. And it becomes blatantly obvious when students surround recruiters in networking events, asking them many questions not for curiosity sakes but to so the recruiter can rmb them and give them interviews.
Welcome to this thread where you can ask me anything about the HBA Program and the student experience for all years at Western and Ivey.
To provide you with some background, I recently graduated from the Honors Business Adminstration Program (HBA) this past year and currently working with the school as the HBA Recruiting Associate. I work closely with most areas of the school, including the admissions committee, career management and faculty.
Throughout my years at Western and Ivey I have been involved in a wide variety of activities, most of my time was consumed with residence life and student government; although I have dabbled in a number of club executive positions, intramural activities and a number of different student jobs on campus.
This would be a great forum to dispel some rumours about the program and clear up some of the myths about Ivey. I look forward to our discussions.
Associate, HBA Recruiting
HBA & MSc Program Services
Richard Ivey School of Business
The University of Western Ontario
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.