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Hi, I'm currently a junior. I've been in a weird spot as of late, because I have been thinking about my classes next year (there's 8 I want to take) but I've had a few people tell me to stick with 6, and that 8 would be too difficult. So, I wanted to hear some of the experience you guys have, and why I should/why I shouldn't take 8 classes in my senior year. Here are the 8 classes;
French (Full french school, obligatory credit)
*AP physics (not official, but the teacher does it during lunch and after school)
What are you planning on doing for the winter break? For some of us in university, we don't really have readings/exams to study for but it would be a great time to apply for scholarships or apply for summer jobs/internships/co-ops
For all of you in high school, have you considered started applying for scholarships yet? Even though the major third party ones (Loran, TD) are over, there are a lot of other smaller scholarships you should look into.
I'm reading everywhere that Uni students, especially science students, spend 6-7 hours daily studying. What do they do during that time? Rewrite notes?, go over notes?, Read ahead in textbook? Can someone explain why they spend 6-7 hours studying each day?
It feels like midterms just passed but finals are just around the corner for us (in 2-3 weeks). I'll be having my chemistry final first and was wondering how everyone was planning to study. Do you make a schedule? Do you cram? Comment below!
This is a new program for this year at Trent University in Peterborough and I was wondering if anyone has experience in it. The enrolment is 50 students and the cutoff is 80%. Do you think this program would increase my chances getting into medical school. It has connections with St. George’s in Grenada and that sounded pretty cool.
So I've just finished my midterms for bio and chem. In high school, there was a lot of speculation in terms of how hard it was or how big the jump was from high school to university. Feel free to AMA about...
So midterm season is officially over! I have a month left before my finals and I wanted to see how some of you were preparing for your final exams. What are some strategies you use? Do you starting making study guides/notes now or just before the exam? Comment below!
I've decided that each week, I'm going to try and update you on some up and coming scholarships that you might be interested in. I thought this might be a good idea because I want to help you develop the habit of looking into scholarships and financing your post-secondary throughout the year as opposed to only the end of the school year.
1. The RBC® Black History Month Student Essay Competition (Deadline December 1st 2017)
In 750 words or less, please tell us how black Canadians have helped to define Canada’s diverse heritage and identity through their achievements and contributions to the broader society. There are a total of 30 scholarships available.
2. Body Gear Guide Scholarship Program (Deadline November 27th 2017)
Submit a 100-300 word essay about why you should be considered for the Body Bear Scholarship. You will also need to submit a short video of your recent achievements and a short video recommendation from you professor/teacher.
3. Burger King McLamore Foundation Scholarship (Deadline December 15th 2017)
Multiple scholarships of varying amounts available for high school students. An extensive online application must be submitted to their website and only the first 50,000 applications will be admitted.
So its about that time of year again when semi-finalists should be getting their invites. I was a semi-finalist last year so i wanted to make a thread where you guys can ask me anything (tips, general questions, etc)!
If you are a semi-finalist yourself, share below what city you're from!
I plan on living in residence next year and really like the idea of the suite style residences. I am lookingwestern at Elgin and Essex and wondering if theirs and pros and cons to them to chose one over the other. Any suggestions of experiences for deciding?
I'm currently in grade 11 hoping to go into nutrition. Western is my dream school! I have two questions regarding a bit of my confusion though. All of my research on Western's nutrition program has lead me to Brescia. However, I'm much more interested in main campus. Does main campus also offer the program or would I have to live on Brescia's campus? Also, is nutrition just a minor from health sciences? As a side note, if anyone here has gotten into the nutrition or health sciences program, what were your grade 11 and 12 averages?