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
Did anyone else get conditional offer from U of T saying that all prereqs must be minimum 70%? I finished off calculus with 65% but I got the offer, do I have to repeat it again? But why did they offer me an acceptance? I'm confused at what to do, anyone know anything about this?
So, I've gotten into both York and Ryerson for Engineering (computer), and I'm unsure of which one to go for. I only applied to UofT, Ryerson, and York because I wanted to stay in Toronto. I haven't heard from UofT yet (I'm a 105D applicant, apparently a lot of us are still waiting) but as of now, I have to make a decision between computer engineering at Ryerson vs. computer engineering at York U. Any suggestions? I know a lot of people say it doesn't matter where you go for undergrad, but seeing as Engineers dive right into the job market after undergrad (or at least they can if they choose to do so), I think its wise to think it through. Any ideas?
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I've been accepted to Carleton's neuroscience program and U of T STG' life sciences which one should I choose. I'm an international student and U of T is very prestigious but its also very very expensive. Moreover I read that u of T is a very difficult school but carleton is cheaper relatively easier than u of t . Which one would be the best for an international student? I'm willing to study hard but I need high GPA's.I want to apply for grad school.
Next year is my first year at university. I have heard about the importance of networking for both my academic and real life career, but I'm not sure how to go about doing it.
In an honest self-assessment, I am not too bad socially. I party, though not excessively. I generally get along with older kids and adults well. My Kryptonite is larger social settings, like events or group discussions, and meeting important people for the first time. I kind of blend into the background as the group gets larger and I don't know how to pace the conversation when it comes to someone who I'd really like to get to know.
Anyways, I am interested to know about general tips and maybe some advice for my specific situation, too! Thanks!
I got in to CFM and the DD (CS/BBA) from UW, but am having difficulty deciding.
After university, I think I want to attain a CFA and pursue a career in computer science and/or finance. The BBA in DD is more general business with courses I really don't care for. CFM's business is more focused on finance which is something I'm more interested in.
Everybody is telling me to do the DD because it was harder to get in and the fact that you receive two degrees. They say that a general business degree is valuable in the future as you are more knowledgeable in all areas of business. But, I wish there were more finance courses in the DD.
I am in grade 11 in BC, Canada and currently getting a terrible mark in physics 11, like a 60-70 something. I am not good at math and physics naturally but math I can get an A if I try but physics I just can't understand. It is a prerequisite for UBC science so I have to take it. However, I suck at it. Which is why my focus is biology after getting into UBC science. Should I retake my physics 11 and hopefully get a higher grade or would it just be a waste of time since I will not be taking physics 12 and I will go into biology after first year general science in UBC anyways. I will take the physics 12 equivalent in university so does that mean I will need 2 physics courses? one grade 12 equivalent and one university first year physics? Please help! Physics is the only BIG worry I have :(
Hey, I am truly torn between these two programs. I know UTM is more prestigious but it does not have any co-op opportunities and also i have heard that it is very difficult to move on to second year where the Commerce program truly begins. For Ryerson, I see that alot of people on these forums bash TRSM but I have heard that the Accounting and Finance program has made huge strides and is an up and coming program and it also has co-op.
Which program should I choose and why? Please help! I only have a few more days to decide.
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1. Define yourself and your business’ culture
Authenticity is key – be yourself. You cannot keep your business when you act all fraudulent about things. This frame of mind is essential in helping define your business’ culture. This can also be one of the factors in leading and setting the tone for your employees.
2. Keep track of your Long Term Goal
At the outset of your new venture, you will likely spend all of your time with your nose to the grindstone, which can make it tough to see the big picture. While getting through daily operations matters, you should never lose sight of your long-term goal. When it comes to this, think big. Sure, you may have a sense of where you want to go in a two- or three-year plan, but think longer term.
3. A journal can be helpful
It may be very hectic to run a small business firsthand and adding another task to the unending to-do list is typically an added stress. Nevertheless, take time to write down things you have done during the day. It may help you build a concrete outline of your thoughts and priorities.
4. Take a Leap and a little Risk
Review what you have already achieved and what is left to achieve. In order for you to expand your business, you have to take a leap and look into the risk involved without putting those involved in jeopardy. Empower your employees to do the same. Let them make decisions and grow the business, and good results will follow. It will likely help foster your business’ culture and your reputation as a leader as well.
Hii! I'm an international student currently applying to the University of Toronto and I still haven't gotten an admissions decision! I honestly don't know why it's taking so long. They received my last package on April 13th, and then they didn't update the documents received tab until May 12th. My application status says "Not yet reviewed", and I'm freaking out because I got into UBC and Waterloo and I need to accept or decline those offers by June 1st.. I only have 7 days left! Needless to say, UofT is my first choice.. How long does it take UofT to review applications once documents have been updated? And then how long does it take them to make a decision? I feel like it's a terrible sign the fact that I still haven't heard anything from them! Help :(
Since everybody in my school is wanting to become engineers because of the money it pays and the demand for it would it not be smart to major in something else? I always wanted to become a lawyer and I enjoy classes like law and philosophy but a lot of people have told be that the legal market is stale right now and it would be a bad decision. Won't all of these huge tech companies need lawyer to defend them? I just want to make the right choice and not be screwed for my future.