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Lakehead University-Thunderbay
I am pretty sure that the university I will go to will be Lakehead University, at the Thunderbay Campus. I want to be really excited to go there, but it's pretty far away from where I live (a two day drive) and I am a socially anxious and awkward person, who has never really been independent. So, in order to feel more confident about going there, I thought that being able to talk to someone seriously thinking about going there would make me feel better. So, if you're seriously interested in Lakehead for next year, just comment about why you want to go there and what program you want to get into. I want to go there because it's a beautiful campus, and it's a small school, which I really like. Also, the scholarships are an added bonus. I want to go into their concurrent education program, specifically a BA in History. It's one of the few schools that offer this program, and the one that most appeals to me.
Which one is better?" Western Bubble" plus London life vs Toronto(or Vancouver)
which one do you think is better for a university experience?(I dont have a car)
Do you think London is boring?  Or  the right choice for a student life?
$500 "Ultimate Study Tip" Community Contest
Love them or hate them, exams are a part of student life. We want to know what your "ultimate study tip" is that helps you get through (and ace) them! 

Essentially we’re looking for some inspirational advice that will help other students have an amazing academic year. Whether it’s “Don't leave it to the last minute” or “Memorize facts with a song”, we want to hear from you. There’s a $500 cash prize up for grabs!* 

How to Enter: 
Simply comment below using your real name with, “My Ultimate Study Tip Is:” followed by the piece of advice you think will help other members as they prepare for exams.

Deadline to enter is January 29, 2016 @ 3:00 p.m. ET.  

How to Win: 
Encourage your friends to vote your comment as “helpful”. The comment with the most helpful votes at the end of the contest period will be awarded the $500 prize.* 

Only friends that have an active yconic profile will be able to vote. So connect and make new friends in the yconic Community or invite your friends to join http://yconic.com for FREE today. 

Please note: Anonymous or inappropriate posts will not be tolerated nor entered into this contest. Good luck! 

*See full rules and regulations ( https://support.yconic.com/hc/en-us/articles/206119646--Ultimate-Study-Tip-Contest-Rules)

Tranferring for engineering
How difficult would it be to transfer from 1 university to another? Like going from ryerson or York to uoft or waterloo. What about college to uni, like connestoga or Seneca to uoft or mcmaster ?
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I can't seem to find any grade 12 average requirements on Sheridan's website. Does anyone know what grades I will need to get into the computer programming course?
Should I do e-learning or no?
I want to take International Business Fundamentals and Business Leadership through e-learning. But, I heard so many pros and cons about e-learning that I don't know what to do. Should I take e-learning or not? Also, I heard from someone on Yconic that he got a 99% in both courses. Does e-learning boost up your average? Thanks for the advice.

P.S. I want to get into Ryerson, UTSC, Ivey, Queens, McMaster, and Wilfrid Laurier.
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is it a wrong decision to choose Ryerson for a business or economics program?

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BMath/BBA Double Degree student - Ask anything
Just like the topic says.

I am a BMath/BBA double degree student currently in my 4th year.

If you have any questions at all about admissions, co-op, courses, competition, work load, etc. just let me know either here or in a PM and I'll do my best to answer them.

I can also answer things about Laurier's BBA program or UW's Math programs.

Life in Rotman commerce U of T
What's the workload, campus life and student life like at Rotman commerce?
York, Simon Fraser or Calgary?
Hi, I've just been accepted into these three universities for a BA with a major in Economics. I've also applied to the University of Alberta but they havent replied as of yet. I would really like to get all the information I can get regarding their prestige, student life, potential employment after graduation and the cities that they're in themselves. Any help would really be appreciated!
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BUSINESS vs Engineering
I know this is subjective; but I need different point of views.
 lets say Im an average student; trying to decide between industrial engineering and business/economics. Which one would bring me a better future?(career,money...) what do you guys think?

University of Toronto Civil Engineering Transfer
I currently am in my second year at McGill University studying civil engineering. I'm not really enjoying the program and the emphasis that McGill engineering places on the theoretical side of civil. I just don't feel like I'm learning anything useful and am definitely not getting any hands on experience. Could someone provide me some insight about the civil engineering program at U of T? I've seen their curriculum and their courses seem much more applicable and less 'mathy' just by looking at their syllabuses and final exams. Any sort of advice would be great and hearing both the good and bad about the program and engineering department in general would be a great help.
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College Transfer - CPA seeker - University recommendations

Hey guys,

Looking for a little advice here, and I expect some elitist remarks, lol.

Due to family circumstances several years ago I took a 3 year business accounting in college instead of attending the universities that I was initially accepted to. I graduated with a 91 average, with most business and accounting courses being over 94%. I had the necessary 12U grades and averages to attend university though.

My issue is this, I've been working full time in the field for a few years helping to support my ill family member, and I have been taking part time university courses (through Laurentian) working towards a degree. This has been a slow process, and I feel that my time is best spent by attending an institution full time to finish faster, so I can complete the PEP and write the CFE, and honestly I don't think Laurentian is a great institution to begin with.

It seems that every university that I am interested in attending (that accepts transfer credits), McMaster, Laurier, UofT, etc only grant transfers for the first year, and plunk you in year 2 to finish the (4 year) program. These institutions are accredited, and offer post grads to exempt the first 4-5 modules of the PEP process.

The exception being UOIT, which offers to place you in year 3 of their 4 year program (with the possibility of having to take a couple additional CPA accounting courses from year 1 and 2). Their program is also accredited, and their post grad offers similar exemptions as well.

My girlfriend (spouse to be) has been successful in her career, and is pressuring me to have kids, get married, etc. (lol) in the next few years.

I am interested in joining a large accounting firm (Big 4, or 5-6) to gather some audit/tax experience for a few years before transitioning into a controllership role in the private sector, unless I fall in love with public accounting.

My question is twofold.

1. Does anyone have any recommendations of universities that may offer a better transfer credit package (in Ontario), that may be better than UOIT?

2. Would finishing my degree through UOIT be that much of a detriment to my long term career goals? If I continue to achieve high marks and standards.

Thank you all for reading, and commenting.

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!
1st year Western Medical Science Student! Ask me anything!
Hey guys, just looking to help you guys with the application process.
I'll try my best to answer questions about anything about Western!
Help me improve my ECs
I want to go to school for business but the problem is that im not the smartest. I have a 91 average but that's the absolute highest I can go. (91 is normally good but the problem is that everyone has such high marks nowadays). So I need to help how do I improve. If you knew me you'd now I'm not cocky im just trying to do what everyone wants.. To get into university. 
1) President/Founder of Young Liberals in my riding. Over 200 hours helping with Municipal/Federal Elections
2) VP of my schools DECA chapter 
3)  Food Bank Volunteer, Part of the youth council at the Food Bank
4) Youth ministry Leader at Church, member of my school's chaplaincy team
5) Part Time Retail Job, Internship at Insurance Firm
6) Model UN 
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2nd Year Queen's Commerce - Ask Away!
Hey guys, this forum helped me out a lot in high school. If you wanna know anything about the Commerce program, let me know.
SFU offers anyone?
So Who has received an offer from SFU already for Fall 2014? Whose green circle has finally turned into a check?

I'm still waiting on my application to Faculty of Applied Sciences and Faculty of Sciences.
With an IB grade of 31, I'm here biting my nails over the application website. I'm very tempted to email them, but I know it's still quite early for Fall 2014 admission offers, but I'm a worrier, and waiting is driving me up the wall!
:bounce: :bounce:
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Could I get into an ivey league business school?
Extra curriculars

-qualified for Olympic trials in swimming
-qualified for senior nationals in swimming
-team captain on swim teams in school and outside school
-level 8 clarinet player
-sectional leader in band
-member of a leadership summit
-exec on athletic council
-won a city arts competition

I have a job at a drug store, and have a 92% average right now. Right now i'm in gr 11, but I want to know if I'm on the right track to be where I want to be.

SFU Beedie acceptance?
Hi, I applied for the beedie school of business at sfu approximately 3 days before the deadline... I have a 90.5% average and pretty good EC's I would say. For all of you who have already been accepted, how long did you wait to hear back?

Also, does the fact that I applied so close to the deadline impact how long it will take for me to receive admissions?

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urgent help!
I kno I got rejected for early admission for uofa and my to do list for beartrack it says "we have requested your June 2016 results."

If uofa is reevaluating me in March or so, shouldn't request my January transcript?

Does that mean I won't be reevaluated in March for standard admission?

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how does McGill calculate top 6 with missing prerequisites?
I've already sent in all of my applications but as I've been reading some threads posted here from previous years I'm starting to worry about whether I will be accepted or not.

 I am applying to arts at McGill, but my school is semestered and I have English second semester. I heard that they will look at grade 11 marks to replace any grade 12 prerequisite that is not complete, but my case is a little bit odd.

 Basically, I thought it was a good idea to take grade 12 computer science when I was in grade 10 and ended up with a 63% but was assured that it would not count towards my top 6 for university. I will have 6 grade 12 credits at the end of this semester, 5 of which averaging out to ~89 to 91 but with that 63 my average gets bumped dangerously low.

 I've heard people say that McGill would substitute grade 11 English as my 6th mark because I don't have grade 12 English yet, bumping the low mark out of my average, but I don't want to take any chances. Any advice is greatly appreciated. thanks :)
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td scholarship
Hi guys, don't know how many of you are applying.. but the deadline is soon!
I just had a quick question if anyone who is well informed of the process or a previous recipient can quickly answer: 

does community involvement have to be in your school? Or can it be in the community. I feel as I have made a larger impact in my community rather than at my school. I mean I am part of things at my school but not too significant.

 Thanks in advance!

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Are university tests/exams multiple choice?
I have poor handwriting and am very slow/inefficient at it.

Are multiple choice tests dominant in tests and exams in university?
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