I am going into grade 12 and interested in business.
The title already says it all. I have heard a lot of good and bad things about these schools as well as many different points of view. Could you please tell me your preference in regard to any aspect of school and why.
The ultimate goal of attending a university is to land a job. Therefore, please address about the job placements after graduation.
Please be simple and unbiased as much as possible. Real personal experiences are highly preferred. If using any source on the internet, please be selective. No rage war and stay on the subject please.
I finished first year with a 9.2 GPA. Which is above the cutoff (Heard its 8.3 this year) but below the "you need a 10+" unwritten rule. What are my chances of getting coop? During first year I had 3 extracurriculars with 1 exec position.. much better high school ec's if that matters, A summer job with a big company doing actual important work which I can sell and finally I am above average at interviews but not killer. I did really well in the core courses too if that means anything.
First some background info: I'm the kind of person who would certainly not take a History course if I wanted to learn about History. I kinda hate the idea school anyways, though I really value school and education at the same time.
Currently my younger brother's taking ICS3U in online summer school, and I find the content to be very basic and dull. I'm considering (i) taking ICS3U in night school or (ii) doing my own research and finding something else that might suit me better.
(i) Taking the course has its benefits, because if I change my currently-preferred career path (which is not computer-focused) ICS4U will be a requirement if I want to take a computer-focused career path (though taking a computer-focused path... extremely unlikely for me). Plus the course might not be as easy as I think because my brother's just started it and it might be one that gets harder as you progress through it.
(ii) Doing stuff on my own would be better in my opinion because I'll have the freedom, but universities likely won't know about it and there's a high possibility that I'll never even do anything on my own or my focus will sway once I begin doing it on my own because of you know, procrastination. But the course will be so rigid and might not be exactly what I want. Plus, I don't want a fifth course making my life completely school-focused because I have other things in mind for the year, like learning languages.
Should I take this course? And is there online night school in Ontario? (I prefer online, but I live in Mississauga and the closest school is a 10 minute walk away.)
I am (and I'm pretty sure a lot of other people are) seeing quite a few inappropriate or unhelpful comments. What I mean by that is things like "go sleep with your prof" or "oh you're just butthurt because you got rejected"
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I have been pretty interested in lakehead university for the concurrent education program in thunder bay, mostly because of the beautiful campus, small population, and my only other real option would be Brock (which I wouldn't mind but something about going there seems off to me). However, I haven't really heard much about the place and I think they might only have wired internet at the thunder bay campus. So, I was wondering, if you are a student there, do you enjoy attending lakehead? And also, is there wifi? OR should I just get over my bad feeling of Brock and just go there?
Is it possible for a Canadian student to get financial aid to study at a US university for $30,000 per year with res and tuition? I am not talking about elite universities, but very good schools such as Notre Dame, tufts, Rice, or USC to name a few. If you are a good student with a 92-95 average, 4's on ap exams, athletic and extracurricular involvement with a few leadership roles, but not to significant or exceptional, are there universities that will offer you a scholarship for doing better than the average student they admit, or financial aid? Also, what if your household income is greater than $150,000, but $45,000 in tuition plus 15,000 in living expenses is to much for your parents?
Hi, I was just wondering what options a engineering student that was kicked out of UBC have? He was in his 3rd/4th year as a engineering student and he was kicked out after the Spring 2015 semester.
Right now, I'm sure the practical solution would be to go back to college and transfer back but considering most of the courses that college offer are 1st and 2nd year courses... It will be a waste of credits+time+money.
I was unable to hand in my signature forms until July 30 but I applied for OSAP June 1st. My MFSAA was received by my university on July 15th. I am now worried that I won't have the OSAP money in time to pay for my tuition which is due on August 27. The school says that it will do a reversal on all late fees if OSAP sends them the money by September 30.
I was accepted to UBC Sauder this April! UBC was my first and only choice and I am so glad that I got in. I am starting this September.
I will be able to answer any admission question you guys might have. But keep in mind that I live in BC so I am only familiar with the BC admission system!
I honestly believe that I am almost an expert in the UBC's admission system :P I spent countless hours researching and phoning UBC that in the end, I knew more than some enrollment service professionals who were often clueless when I tried to ask a question.
ok, before you say no, the lady sent me and email for a job interview @ kumon almost month ago. And scheduled it for tomorrow. She didnt scheduele it earlier, because they werent hiring until september. But alot can happen in a month, so should i sent her an email reminding her about my interview?
I know since she scheduled it, its not possible for her to forget about it. But i can help but think about the worst case scenario-her forgetting about the interview and wondering why im there or am i just over-thinking? She sent an email for the interview literally last month (July 1st and it was scheduled for tomorrow, august 4th). What should i do??
Hey guys so i got into UTM in late February with a 75% in calculus (midterm mark). Calculus was a prerequisite for my program at UTM (psychology) and they wanted my mark to stay equal to or above 70%... unfortunately my final calculus mark is below 70%, although my grades for my other classes are really high. My average is around 84% which is good in my opinion, but i didn't make that calculus requirement.
It's too late for me to do summer school because they need my marks by august 12. Be honest.. am i getting revoked? and if I do.. what should i do? i already bought the plane tickets and everything.
Hey! So I am interested in attending Western or Guelph University in the Fall of 2016. I am so excited to graduate and go off to Univiersity! I am just wondering what activities and events go on during frosh week at Guelph and Western! :)
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I'm basically always on here so figured might as well make one of these and help out any prospective students.
Background: - First 2 years spent as BBA Co-op student, secured first coop term through BBA - Transferred into BAcc Co-op after 2 years - Currently doing a spring semester
You kinda get the best of both worlds since I have been in all (both) the programs offered at the Goodman School of Business!
And since I know these are gonna be popular Qs:
WHEN SEARCHING FOR 1ST CO-OP: - Avg (both major and overall) ~80% - ECs: Leadership position in a club, some entrepreneurial stuff, sports stuff - Work XP: General accounting internship at no-name organization doing very basic stuff, manual labour
Since attending Brock, I have received interview requests from (in no particular order): RBC x2, Canadian Tire Financial Services, Imperial Oil (Alberta), Ontario Securities Commission (CPA Approved), Mercedes-Benz Financial Services, Big 4 Audit (Toronto), Suncor (Alberta), TeamBuy .ca, Big 4 Audit (Calgary) and CPP Investment Board.
Note: These were not all co-op positions, some were just summer internship interviews.
AT TIME OF APPLYING TO UNIVERSITY (September 2012 Entry): - Rejected from BAcc Co-op - Accepted to BBA Co-op with 83.5% top 6
So feel free to ask me anything and I'll try to answer your Qs as best as I can!
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Hi, I'm going into grade 12 this year and would like to check my chances in McMaster Health Science / Life Science and Waterloo Conditional Admission to Pharmacy, if I keep up with my grades. Do I have to compete with my 6 subject % average against non-ib students? Also, is it true that they pick people solely on Supplementary App?
I am outside of province student (British Coloumbia), enrolled in IB Diploma Program.
My scores were:
Biology HL: 7 (96% on transcript)
Chemistry HL: 7 (98%)
History HL: 6 (95%)
English SL: 6 (90%)
Math SL: 6 (94%)
Japanese A1 SL: 7 (96%)
EE/TOK: got A in TOK presentation; think I'll get predicted 2 bonus points
Extracurriculars: Kids Help Phone Club, Welcome Club, 200+ hrs Senior home volunteer, 5+ years soccer team, Math Tutor Volunteer, English/Science Paid Tutor, Dish Washer job for 3 months, Server at a restaurant, Summer Camp volunteer
My name is Rim and i am a 30 years old Tunisian woman. I am applying to the open studies program in the University of Alberta. Am i eligible to any financial help so that i can move to Alberta and start my studies , i met the admission requirements but i cant afford the tuition and fees.
I am planning to join york university this winter.
I want to know about the international computer science (iBSc) program of yorku.. how reputated is this program? Can I get into a good job once I graduated & how do people see this uni ooh & is there anyone studying computer science or international computer science at york? Then whats your experience there?
Are there any other Canadian (Ontario) university students that are or have applied to UK medical schools? I am researching my options and I read that I may need to take ukcat or bmat.
Can someone explain the application process (through ucas)? Do they look at my high school grades? What happens if I didn't take a-levels
Im applying to U of T for the 2016 entry but i have to enter my college preferences now. My preferences for college are -
1. I need a single room for first year as well.
2. I would want an ensuite washroom
3. I would prefer to live in a college with a games lounge i.e has a pool table and/or ping pong table.
What do you guys suggest I go for? Im an international student btw
Hey, this is my first post, let me tell you a little bit about my self
I'm 18 years old, from El Salvador, currently studying computer science and working full-time to pay my studies and I practice Track and field on my free time.
I'm very passionate about computers, I have been programming since I was 12 and I have been involved in many independent projects (Web crawler, face recognition app, surveillance cameras software, etc.)
It is my dream to study computer science abroad, My parents cannot cost my studies that is why I'm looking for a full or partial scholarship.
I'm having a hard time finding a scholarship mainly because I did not graduate from a school that has an IB program, I have good grades but I graduated from a school that is not even famous in my small country.
How can I prove I'm worthy of a scholarship, should I take the SAT? (I already took the TOEFL) or is there another type of test I can take to prove I'm a promising student.
I wish to study in Canada because Canadians are very kind and polite (at least the ones I have met) and because I have an uncle that lives in Ajax, Ontario and I could live with him.