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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Hello. For Ryerson U, what averages would most likely lean towards acceptance for the arts program? I'm thinking history, politics, and criminology. I know mid to high 70's are required but Ryerson only looks at grades and no ecs. This worries me. I'll have a low 80 average and am applying generally, NOT early accpetance. Thanks.
I remember roaming through these forums just a short year ago, and I'm here to give back. I know everyone is going to ask about my admission average, 90.5%, with some extracurriculars such as robotics club, some intramural sports teams, etc. I did not do any math/cs competitions.
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Im not canadian so can you please explain me what " top 6" is ? I am trying to understand the admission requirements. Im sorry to ask such a basic thing but I am confused. Also, do they only look at high school senior year grades when appyling for an undergrad degree? or do they look at the average GPA of 4 years of highschool?
I have a 92 average in high school currently. However to make it to most engineering programs, you need upwards of 95%. Does anyone know how I can get stellar high school grades. Some people recommend private school, but I know that they are looked down upon for admissions. With that in mind, does anyone have any tips on how I can attain such a high average. Perhaps any high schools within Toronto that are not academically rigorous. If any students on this forum looking at this post had a high high school average, please share your experiences below!
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.
I am trying to decide between them(also Ryerson but these are my top choices), gonna study business/economics.
Can you compare them? (reputation,academic life, social life, campus, atmosphere, job opportunities after graduation...) I know there has been a lot of comparison and it seems unnecessary now.. but please I need to know specifically about these two.
I really want to work in a company about advertising or media... But ..nowadays its being hard to find a job. Do you think its even harder to earn money if I study something like media ? Should I start with an undergrad business program not to risk my future? and then maybe I can still work for a magazine,TV channel etc? sounds possible?
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I was planning on applying for universities earlier for scholarships but my grade 12 average is probably not going to be 90% +. My grade 11 average was a B (not including electives). This year I jave been trying hard and hopefully I will have at least an 86% average, but im not too sure about that. Will universiites reject me right away if they see my grade 11 grades? Should i still apply early or do I have no chance for getting a scholarship anyway?
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Im in grade 12 right now and i have advanced functions this semester, i will be writing the Canadian Senior math contest this wednesday the 25th. I was doing past contests online and i am unable to get a lot of the answers right, we havent even learned most of the material that is on the math contest. I feel like i will honestly fail this, should i still write it or no? and does waterloo care about what you get on the contest or do they only care if you wrote it?
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.
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