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I've seen a lot of forums related to acceptances from the University of Waterloo and the University of Toronto. So this forum is to give students that got an offer from McGill University for engineering and computer science to post their offer. This to get an understanding of the students that are applying to McGill for the class of 2020 for an engineering discipline.
Please include in your post:
1. Grade 12 first semester average
2. Field of engineering that you've been accepted to
3. Other universities that you have applied to, and whether you got an offer from them.
4. Province of residence 5. Any scholarships offered 6. Month of acceptance
This will give us all a general idea of the competition base for the applicants of 2016. Please feel free to add anything else you would like to (in addition to the specified things above).
As the title gives away, if anyone has any questions regarding McGill Engineering or Computer Science, this is a good place to get them answered.
Also, all non-engineering and non computer science applicants who are applying to a science major in McGill are welcome to post their offers or ask any questions regarding their program of interest!
Post away everyone! Good luck to those waiting for an offer from McGill :-)
Hi I'm a grade 12 student from Manitoba who is really hoping to go to Waterloo next fall for computer science co-op. I wanted to know how good/bad my chances of getting into the COOP program are based on my grades, extra-curriculars, and awards/distinctions.
Here are my grades:
Grade 12 Math (94%)
Grade 12 English 84%
Grade 12 Biology (93)
Aboriginal Studies 99%
Grade 12 Computer Science 100%
Volunteer multiple times a week at the local daycare
volunteered at a Kids camp for 80 hours (2 weeks, full time)
Red-belt in Taekwondo and practice multiple times a week
Part of Science Extensions club in my school
Japanese exchange ambassador
Teach kids about science on multiple days throughout the year (full days)
Do science Fair (gone to provincials 5 times)(projects involved computer science)
Volunteer frequently at local mosque
Work out 4 days a week
Make mobile apps and games for fun
Took part in culture week at local elementary school
Awards and Distinctions (the number after the year(if there is one) is the size of the competition):
-Best Overall Group Project at the Junior Level at the Provincial Science Fair (MSSS) 2012 150
-Best Biological Group Project at the Junior Level at the Provincial Science Fair (MSSS) 2011 150
-Best Overall Group Project at the Intermediate Level at the Provincial Science Fair (MSSS) 2013 150
-Gold Medal at the Provincial Science Fair (MSSS) 2011 150
-Best Biotechnology Project at School Science Fair 2013 100
-Gold Medal at the Provincial Science Fair (MSSS) 2012 150
-Finished First at School Science Fair 2012 100
-Finished First at School Science Fair 2013 100
-Gold Medal at the Provincial Science Fair (MSSS) 2014 150
-Gold Medal at the Provincial Science Fair (MSSS) 2013 150
-Gold Medal at the Provincial Science Fair (MSSS) 2015 50
-Platinum Award at the Youth Encouraging Sustainability(YES) Science Fair 2012 40
-Platinum Award at the Youth Encouraging Sustainability(YES) Science Fair 2011 40
-Platinum Award at the Youth Encouraging Sustainability(YES) Science Fair 2013 40
-Best Physical Sciences Project at the Senior Level at the Provincial Science Fair (MSSS) 2015 50
-Selected to Represent Manitoba at the Canada Wide Science Fair(CWSF) 2015 458
-Selected, as one of the 4 people, to Represent my School at the Computer Science Fair at the University of Manitoba 2015 60
-Certificate for placing in the top 25% of my school in the Gauss Math Contest 2012 50
-Finished First at School Science Fair 2011 100
-Completed the Online Course :Programming Mobile Applications for Android Handheld -Systems: Part 1 by the University of Maryland, College Park on Coursera 2015
-Completed the Online Course :Programming Mobile Applications for Android Handheld Systems: Part 2 by the University of Maryland, College Park on Coursera 2015
-Certificate for placing in the top 25% of my school in the Pascal Math Contest 2013 50
-Gold medal in Sparring at Kyung's Taekwondo Tournament 2013 50
-Award of Excellence in Taekwondo at Kyung's Taekwondo 2015 35
-Red-Belt in Taekwondo 2016
-Bronze Medal at the Provincal Badminton Championship for Doubles 2014 100
-Gold medal in Sparring at Kyung's Taekwondo Tournament 2010 50
-Canadian Red Cross Certified Babysitter 2009
Main Concern: HASN'T WRITTEN ANY MATH CONTESTS EXCEPT FOR THIS YEARS EUCLID, and that my English mark is really low, without English my average is 95.6
So based on all this, how good are my chances of getting in, because i REALLY want to go and am a little worried because I DIDN'T write ANY math contests except for this years Euclid. Serious responses only please.
I've been getting different information from numerous sources regarding what the cut-off will be for Business 1 at Mac. Their website says 83.5%, and einfo says the grade range is 83-86%. Just got my second semester midterm marks; I screwed up in Religion and my overall average is an 83%. Just searching for advice from other people who have squeezed by into a program while being at the bottom of the grade range or 0.5% away from the cutoff... do I have a chance?
To apply for Health Sciences in McMaster, they allow one non-science course to be handed in. I want to take full advantage of it, and get a very high mark for it to boost my average next year. Problem is, I don't know what to take for it. What did applicants put in for a non-science course? And what mark did they get for it? (Courses like Mandarin, Law, Economics etc.).
Hi, I have applied to Waterloo comp sci coop and am just wondering how exactly they quantify your AIF mark and mix it with your average? I know that it is marked out of five but is that like 5 percent? Do they convert it into percent and add it onto your average (So that people with lower averages but lots of other stuff have a fair shot too) or do they keep it separate. For example, I have a 93.5 average and if i get a 3/5 on my AIF will they just say i have a 96.5 average or say that i have a 93.5 average with a 3/5 on the AIF. Personally to me the former makes more sense as its easier to compare one number to another than two unrelated ones to two others. But which one is it? I'm very curious and nervous about getting in, because I REALLY WANT TO go there but am afraid a 93.5 with a good AIF isn't enough.
How is the engineering program at the University of Victoria? Please provide any feedback for the engineering program of uVic regarding: 1. The Coop system 2. Getting into a good grad school 3. Admission requirements 4. Reputation 5. Student Life
my other 2 courses have shown up on OUAC but not the elearning course I'm taking this sem.. the deadline is today and I just read on what I believe is their site that they don't submit midterms to OUAC..? My online teacher implied they do..
Hey guys, sorry to bother you, but I am currently a Grade 11 student and I am really confused about what I want to essentially get into or do with my life. I've had a lot of doubts about myself because of my satisfactory grades because I want to get into pharmacy but I don't think my grades or my lack of intelligence will allow me to do so. I've read a lot of the forums and most people who got into pharmacy had high 90 averages when they were in high school, which seems to be something I cannot attain. I was wondering if I could get into a good science or business program with the following grades, or maybe there are any suggestions that I could take. After searching website through website, I find that I am more confused because there are so many options that sound good but either I cannot do it because of my lower grades or I don't know if I would be happy or good doing it.
Can i get into biology at york, ryerson, or Guelph university with a 79-80 average. I know its low. But my my mark in bio is high, like high 80s and i like studying bio. My mark is also in good in chem. Do u think ill have a chance of getting in at any of these universities??
Does anyone know if UBC has started giving out the major entrance scholarships yet? Most of the other schools are in the process of giving them out or just announced them, so I'm hoping they're a little early?
I'm in grade 11 right now, and I'm hoping to go down the nursing pathway. I was wondering if it was a good idea to take bio or chem in eLearning during the summer (YRDSB)? I plan on taking the eLearning course to learn everything ahead of time, and then take it in day school to catch up on information I missed. I'm a bit leaning towards the chem side, because my teachers at my school are apparently not the best (classes right now have a high drop rate, and low average to boot.) For 11 chem, I barely reviewed or studied and got a low mark (and if I did, it would've been a day before the test); so I hope to better my work habits to do better in 12 chem.
Any suggestions or recommendations would be great.