Okay, so I took a couple grade 12 courses last year and got 92 in one , and 93 in the other two.I am taking 6 courses this year. Say if my midterms for the 6 new courses are really high. So I use them in university admissions. Then I get accepted and they tell me to maintain an average of say, 88%+. Can I just use those 3 final grades from my 3 grade 12 courses last year and then go ham in the other 3 courses this year (which are the prerequisites) and sort of slack of from the 3 other courses that I used for midterm marks but aren't prereqs?
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I sort of messed up in my math class. I got a 91 on the first unit test while on the thinking task i got a 61. I didnt prepare at all for the thinking task and my course mark right now is a 85% if i was to get over 90s on the rest of the test/thinking tasks, will my mark be over 90 by end of semester? I know i can get over 90s on test. I want to apply for SE and CS at waterloo so im just wondering if i can still get it to be above 90%
I'm going into grade 12, and I was just wondering which courses are easy.
I was thinking about Earth & Space Science because it sounded very interesting, but is it easy compared to all the other sciences?
(If taken) Could you tell me your final mark for this course compared to all your other grade 12 science marks?
Could you also recommend other bird courses please?
I have a 95 average, but I don't have many extracurriculars. I'm applying to universities this year. I'm thinking about applying to Waterloo, McMaster and UOIT for engineering. How much will not having many extracurriculars hurt my chances of getting accepted? I am a regular volunteer at a retirement home, and i am participating in the mcmaster engineering olympics. Do these count as extracurriculars?
I have a 54% in grade 9 English and I have no idea what I am doing wrong if someone could please send me some advice I would appreciate it so much because I haven't gotten a mark lower than a "B" in my entire life! Please help!
I feel like competition is going to be even higher this year for SE, I've seen so many people on here that are applying to SE this year. Was the applicant pool for SE on yconic last year about the same or less?
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I currently go to Ryerson biomedical engineering, thinking of applying to UofT ECE, and UWaterloo ECE, SYDE, or Tron. I got rejected with an 88 last year. I'm aiming for a 4.0 (4.33 on the rye scale), work doesn't seem too difficult - yet. What's a safe GPA for applying to both those universities?
I'll also be doing other things in my spare time, hopefully it would add to my mediocre SPF/AIF from last year.
I am currently planning on attending the architecture degree in UofC. However, it says that I need to enrol into a recognized 4-year undergraduate degree before I enter the masters program. However, I am unsure about what undergraduate degree I should take. My counsellor told me to apply for the minor in Architectural studies at UofC and then apply for the masters once I complete it. I am still a bit confused on how this process goes. Any advice?
My name is Josh, some of you might know me as the guy who started MedHopeful. For those of you who don't know me, I am currently a 3rd year Medical Student at UofT and I have run a blog called MedHopeful for almost 4 years now which provides stories and advice relating to undergrad, scholarships and medical school.
I originally wanted to remain anonymous in this thread because I was working on a few new projects (like a new group blog I had started) with some medical school classmates who wanted to remain anonymous. However, after long discussions and thinking, I decided to go back to primarily posting on MedHopeful. I also figured that I was OK not being anonymous (my friends still want to be, which is fine and I understand why).
In any case, I am happy to answer any questions, and for those of you who didn't know, I started a similar thread like this last year on the old Student Awards forums, which you might also find useful:
I am a 3rd year medical student at a Canadian medical school. My first 2 years were spent mostly in the classroom learning anatomy, physiology, disease, treatments, etc.
I started 3rd year in September 2011, and since then, I have been in "clerkship" - which means I have been working and learning full time in the hospital - seeing real patients everyday, and learning to diagnose/treat their illnesses. I have to say, it's very different from what I imagined. No matter how much you try to learn what it's like to practice medicine (e.g. shadowing), you really don't know what it's like until you do it.
I found these forums very helpful while studying in undergrad and applying to medical school. I'd like to give back by answering questions about medical school if anyone has any.
I'll try to be as honest as possible. I just won't be revealing any personal details as I'd prefer to remain anonymous.
Ask away! :)
P.S. I now blog everyday about med school life, getting in to med school, undergrad tips, etc. (see signature)
I am currently in grade 12. I need to know that cut off average for computer engineering in Waterloo and university of Toronto. If there were any students who go into this program for either uni can you please state your average. Thanks!
What is the best university program for aspiring CPA?
A little background of me: I love the business world. But I also want to keep my options open, I like accounting and also want to work as marketing manager/ or CEO in the future. This is my ultimate dream (might sound unrealistic)
So yes, which program do you recommend in terms of reputation, easy route to cpa, tuition and so on.
I'm a second year Computer Engineering UBC student. I took first year sciences, lived in rez, and have since transferred into Engineering. I'm also an Orientations Leader and a volunteer for Destination UBC.
I can answer questions about about rez life, science, how I got into UBC, engineering or transferring. This is my second forum post, my old one was getting huge and a bit unwieldy.