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BMath/BBA Double Degree student - Ask anything
Just like the topic says.

I am a BMath/BBA double degree student currently in my 4th year.

If you have any questions at all about admissions, co-op, courses, competition, work load, etc. just let me know either here or in a PM and I'll do my best to answer them.

I can also answer things about Laurier's BBA program or UW's Math programs.

$500 "Ultimate Study Tip" Community Contest
Love them or hate them, exams are a part of student life. We want to know what your "ultimate study tip" is that helps you get through (and ace) them! 

Essentially we’re looking for some inspirational advice that will help other students have an amazing academic year. Whether it’s “Don't leave it to the last minute” or “Memorize facts with a song”, we want to hear from you. There’s a $500 cash prize up for grabs!* 

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Simply comment below using your real name with, “My Ultimate Study Tip Is:” followed by the piece of advice you think will help other members as they prepare for exams.

Deadline to enter is January 29, 2016 @ 3:00 p.m. ET.  

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Third Year Nursing Student from UofW (University of Windsor) Ask me :)
Moving from high school to University is a big challenge, ask me about adjustments or what to expect and I will do my best to help you. Even if you are not going to the University of Windsor, Im sure alot of nursing students have the same issues, feel free to ask me anything :)
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Early Acceptance
How are averages for early acceptance calculated, is it based off all the grade 11 courses taken or top 6? Does differ depending on the university?
Waterloo Systems Design Engineering
Are any systems undergraduates lurking around these forums? I've done a bit of research on what this program actually is, but still don't really understand it. From what I grasp, it deals with designing and managing all kinds of engineering systems? 

Can anyone give me a bit more detail on what this program is and what its like? Also wondering if it is/can be related to computer/IT related career paths since that's what my main interest is in.
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2nd year UBC student! Ask me anything!
Finished first year at UBC as a Health Science (FNH) student in LFS; now I'm a second year student for 2015-2016. 

Want to know how I got in? What UBC life is like? General advice about gr. 12/senior year, study tips, and applying to universities? I'll try my best to answer any of your inquiries (:

p.s. Yes, Ana Steele and Shia LaBeouf "went" here.
Grade 11 math harder than Grade 12?
Are the rumors true? Is grade 11 math the hardest out of all grades in Highschool? Even harder than Advanced Functions?
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Can I get from an 79 to an 86 in advanced functions?
I don't know if this is the right place to ask this question but is it possible to go from an 79 to an 86 in advanced functions? I was at an 83 and midterm (close to my goal) then I did so bad on an assignment, got about a 38 on it. I got plenty of 100s, high 90s and high 80s, but occassionally got 60s in a section which brought my overall mark down. I believe that I have the capability to work hard and do good, but is it possible for me to get a 86? I think i have two units left(probably 2-4 quizzes and 2 tests) and my exam which is worth 30% of my overall mark. With first semester almost gone, can I bring my mark up on time? :(
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queen's early acceptance????
queen's acceptance starts in dec but does anybody actually get accepted then? and is it just based off grade 11 marks until they get your sem 1 finals? AND do they only give early acceptance to people with really high averages or to everyone who meets their admission requirements/averages and has a decent pse?
thank you in advance!!!!! 
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1st year Western Medical Science Student! Ask me anything!
Hey guys, just looking to help you guys with the application process.
I'll try my best to answer questions about anything about Western!
Law School
What can you do to ensure acceptance at law school apart from getting good grades? Do internships and co-op help. And which universities grade adequately for BA's?
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Q/A Pharmacy
I am third year student at the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy at the University of Toronto. I did a Bachelor's degree (Hons. BSc) in Biochemistry with a specialization of pathology of human disease at the University of Western Ontario. My GPA was 3.91 when I applied for pharmacy school.
Please ask me anything in terms of pharmacy.
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Do universities look down upon private school-done courses?
Just to start on grade 12 courses ahead of time; I was looking into private schools that allow you to get a credit/complete a course as long as 110 hours of class are met.

If I were to complete a course with paying for the private school, attending the needed class hours, and studying my heart out, would universities disregard the course mark?

Is it only looked down upon? Do universities' ignore the mark- as if it was not done?
Should I avoid completing a course with a private school?

Suggestions, experience, thoughts, literally anything would help.

Thanks in advance.
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Thinking about UOttawa, but not sure if it's good. Any input helps pertaining to residency, humanities programs, and internships/co-op
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Is it to hard to handle? the exams? too much advanced math ?

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Diploma vs Undergrad
I am a gr 12 student looking into criminology, I have the option to do 2 years of Criminal Justice studies to recieve a diploma and continue to do 2 more years to recieve a bachelor of arts degree, is it worth recieveing the diploma or is it better to apply for the bachelors degree out of the gate?
Why is everyone on this forum so dead set on telling kids not to go into any given program?
I understand that it's hard to find jobs in some fields. I'm sure almost everyone on here does as well. It seems that every post i see, there's always some anonymous commenter discouraging them and telling them "good luck working at starbucks/mcdonalds/burger king/etc." I just saw something that said the only useful degrees were engineering and computer science. Do you think that Engineers and Comp. Sci majors can do every job that our complex society needs? No, they can't. Yes, it may be hard to find a high paying job with certain degrees but who are you to assume that making money is all someone cares about? Coming from the home of a single mother who makes a little over 50k a year, I can tell you that having an average paying job isn't hell like people on here make it out to be. I would never go against what i aspire to do based on the amount of money I'd start off making.

It just seems that some people are so dead-set on tearing people's goals down on here and I just wanted to let people know that their degree isn't "useless" if it doesn't get them a job paying 100k off the bat.
Western and McMaster and U of T
Hey guys,
I applied for Western Medical sciences (Pharmacology and Physiology) and McMaster Science (Biology) and U of T (life science). If my term 1 marks are the following will I have a big chance of being accepted? I don't know what the normal averages are so I'm a bit nervous. I am from BC btw so its top 4 courses (don't know how they choose it but these are my best courses)

Biology 12 98%
Chemistry 12 ~96% 
Calculus 12 97%
English 12 90% 
Comparative Civilization 12 ~97%


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Social Work program at Cambrian??
Im thinking of going for social work in college next year and the cambrain college near my house offers a program. Is it any good? Please help!!