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Hi everyone! I recently accepted my offer to UBC for a BSc, hoping to specialize into biology/marine biology. Coming from Ontario, living in residence for at least first year is my only option. I've spent a lot of time looking at the different buildings, and I'd prefer to live in a single or connected single room - however, I want to meet lots of people and not isolate myself at all. Does anyone know the actual reputations of the different residence buildings (Totem Park, Place Vanier, Orchard Commons, etc.) or have any suggestions? Thanks so much :)
I've heard UBC is a really competitive university, to what extent is this true? I have just been accepted to Sauder, but I'm afraid of the competition there and considering accepting my offer from Gustavson or Beedie instead. Any insight or advice?
So the BC English 12 provincial exam marks recently came out, I found out that I heavily screwed up the exam (30% discrepancy). Honestly I didn't even expect the mark to be this bad. I got 100% in pre-cal, 96% in bio, and 90% in chem, have a pretty decent personal profile, but with the English prov exam mark, the average is about 87%.
I know that I probably don't have a chance to get into UBC Sciences, but do I still stand a chance for their Nutrition program? Also will it be too late if I take the provincial exam in April, since the deadlines for accepting offers at other uni are generally around May.
I am really stressed out by my current situation. Any advice will be really appreciated!
Just wanted to know how do all of you deal with a rejection? When you really want to get a specific scholarship or entrance into a university program but get flat out rejected. How should you deal with it?
I'm currently a grade 12 student. I took English 12 during the summer and my grade didn't end up really well. My class mark was fairly decent but it totally bombed after the provincial... I was wondering if UBC/SFU arts require a high percentage in English12? And if anyone could give me tips/suggestions for doing well on the provincial? (I am retaking it during June).
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