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Ottawa U Health Sciences ?
I'm a little bit ignorant with the process university go through to accept students. I"m in grade 11 and my university adviser told me that grade 11 is extremely important if you want early acceptance. I'm maintaining great average (not in the 90s yet but high 80s) so what are the required marks for early acceptance? Also, I checked Ottawa U's health science program and it requires an 83-87% cut off. Does that mean that if I get an 83% average, I still have a possibility that I WON"T be accepted?

Ottawa Health Science GPA!?!
So recently I got accepted at Ottawa Health Science.Though I live in GTA and universities like york are closer to me, I would love to shift there.My only question is which one gives you a higher GPA!? Please don't jump to conclusions, I work very hard for my marks but sometimes there is a minute difference in an acceptance and GPA matters WHOLE LOT. I plan to become a dentist and I see no other career plans for.


1.)Do you think I am better off going to another Ontario University for health science close to home!? If so which one do you recommend!?

2.)Is Ottawa Health science (along with dentistry prereqs) possible to pull off a good GPA!? This is necessary as the GPA required is nearly the same as Med Schools.

Thank you so much in Advance!
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chances of admission?
Hi guys,so i just need to know if i have a chance of getting into any of the unis i have applied to. Ive applied to york(shulich bba) , Western(management ivey) , UOFT(rotman) , UBC(sauder) and mcgill(bcom)
I also applied to waterloo for afm but got rejected cos i didnt have an A in O level english, which was a prerequisite(i was unaware of this when applying). I have checked the admission sites of the other unis i have applied to and they do not require an A in english.
 So my question is if my grades and ECs are good enough to get into the remaining unis.
My AS level grades are As in accounts,maths and economics and a C in physics(which i have now dropped)
My predicted grades are also 3 As
In O levels i got 3A* 2A 4B
My ECs are: 60 hours of comm service for a non-profit healthcare organization(SINA)
60 hours of volunteering at A local hospital
20 hours of comm service teaching at a school for underprivileged kids
month long internship at Ernst and Young
month long internship at NIB bank
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$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!* 

How to Enter: 
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.  

How to Win: 
Encourage your friends to vote your comment as “helpful”. The comment with the most helpful votes at the end of the contest period will be awarded the $500 prize.* 

Only friends that have an active yconic profile will be able to vote. So connect and make new friends in the yconic Community or invite your friends to join http://yconic.com for FREE today. 

Please note: Anonymous or inappropriate posts will not be tolerated nor entered into this contest. Good luck! 

*See full rules and regulations ( https://support.yconic.com/hc/en-us/articles/206119646--Ultimate-Study-Tip-Contest-Rules)

3rd Year Brock BBA/BAcc Co-op student, ask me anything! (Big 4 Co-op)

I'm basically always on here so figured might as well make one of these and help out any prospective students.

- 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:

- 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:

Company / Quantity / (Co-op vs summer intern, Location) 

RBC x 3 (Various positions, co-op x2 and summer intern x1, Toronto)
Big 4 Audit x3 (1x Co-op and 1x Summer intern, Toronto...1 x Co-op in Calgary)
Big 4 Summer Leadership Conferences x2 (Toronto)
CPP Investment Board (Summer Analyst, Toronto)
Scotiabank (Co-op, Toronto)
Grant Thornton Audit (Co-op, Toronto)
Canadian Tire (Co-op, GTA)
Ontario Securities Commission (CPA position, summer intern, Toronto)
Mercedes-Benz Financial Services (Co-op, GTA)
TeamBuy .ca (Summer intern, Toronto)
Imperial Oil (Co-op, Calgary)
Suncor (Co-op, Calgary)
Regional CPA firm (Co-op, Hamilton area)
Small CPA firm (Co-op, Niagara region)
Publicly traded minerals company (Co-op, Toronto)
OMERS Pension Fund (Co-op, Toronto)

- Rejected from BAcc Co-op
- Accepted to BBA Co-op with 83.5% top 6

- Will be joining B4 audit in Toronto in January
- Done 8 months of co-op, not at an accounting firm
- Major average ~85, overall ~80+
- ECs, unchanged from when applying to first co-op
- Completed a couple certificates in excel

So feel free to ask me anything and I'll try to answer your Qs as best as I can!

*Even if nobody has posted in this topic for a while, feel free to do so, chances are I'm still lurking on here

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.
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!
So I think Ivey is too hard to get in, my chances are; studying economics or stg like that in Western or to skip Western(cause Ivey s not gonna happen) and prefer Brock's business studies(accounting I think) or SFU's business school??? what do you say
maybe you can suggest something else? guys please I wanna read some comments
(I care about the education reputation aand ofcourse the social life)
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Ethics, Society, and Law at University of Toronto
I was considering applying to Social Sciences at  University of Toronto in order to major in Ethics, Society, and Law. Is anyone here enrolled in it that can give some insight in terms of how it is in general, such as workload, opportunities, et cetera. Thanks!
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Best Undergrad for Med School
Hey guys, I want to eventually go to med school, but im just getting a little confused over all the undergrads people are saying is the best for premed (and of course doing good on your MCAT). Which undergrad (life sci, med sci, health sci, biomed) best prepare me for it? Thanks for taking the time to help me out :)
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You got nominated for chancellor scholarship but average isnt a 90 throughout HS?
I got nominated by my school for this scholarship and just mailed my application, however i didnt have a 90 average throughout highschool, so will i still get into the commerce program through the chancellor application? and how are my chances of getting in before the new year? EC'S ARE AMAZING. Grade 9 average: 84% grade 10: 85.3% grade 11: 87.3% grade 12: 92.4%

Thanks in advance 
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Law and Society
I was considering applying to the Law and Society program at York University. Is anyone here enrolled in it that can give some insight in terms of how it is in general, such as workload, opportunities, et cetera. Thanks!
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Social Work at York University?
I'm really interested in social work and I'm reading course descriptions on York University's website. There is one course, however, involving qualitative and quantitative data analysis. I'm terrible at math (high 60s low 70s) and receive high 80s or high 90s in pretty much everything else. Is this course difficult, is it required when in the program, and should I consider taking Grade 12 Data Management next semester? Thank you!
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Early Acceptance Question
Hello everyone! :) 

Just a tad bit confused about early acceptances. How do they work? Do universities look at top 6 grade eleven average, or all the grade eleven courses you took? Also, if you took grade twelve courses in grade eleven, do they only look at those?

Thanks so much!!
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Did anyone start their Uoft Engineering OSP?
Hey! Just curious to know if anyone start their OSP. If so, how much have you done?
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University of Ottawa or University of Waterloo
I'm looking at going into engineering (most likely mechanical) and I'm split on what university to go to. I want to hear an overall review of each university. I know the basics like co-op and I want to hear opinions about that too but I want to hear more information. For example, how the student community is, how are the clubs, are there opportunities to independently apply and expand your knowledge (e.g. Ottawa's Makerspace). Information like that would be very useful to me. Thank you to all that reply!
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Queen's University Scholarship Application

I send my application to Queen's last week. But I haven's got any email confirming from Queen's that they received it. Is this normal? My friend who also apply for scholarship and he said he got an email. Someone who apply to Queen's scholarship please let me know if I should contact them for my application? Today is the deadline and I am really worried right now. Thanks in advance.
How difficult is the math in BMOS? AEO
Hi, I'm currently a grade 12 student who will be applying to Western + AEO, the only reason I'll probably get AEO ( If I do ) is because they don't count math in your top 6 (Ivey) , otherwise my average will be around 85% because of math, which is good enough for BMOS.

Is the math in BMOS hard? I'm terrible, lol .. I don't want to take the risk and do something like geography and have a useless degree in case I mess up and don't make it into Ivey!

I'm great at business Ex. 99% Management (only one in my school), and 95% in Intl. Business, but in math I'm inn the low 60's : /

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Western Ivey 2016 mega thread
Sup guys, 

Just making this thread to see whats the competition like this year for people applying to ivey aeo at western.

Share your projected average and what type of ecs. Also whats your top choice.

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What are my chances of getting in?
Whats my chance of getting into the following universities with my grade 12 marks:

 Waterloo Double Major BMath and Business at WLU
Rotman Commerce
Queens Commerce

English: 91%
Calculus- Have not taken it, this new school doesn't offer it first semester Advanced Functions: 95%
Business Leadership: 100%
Capital Markets: 92%
Data Management (Summer Course): 97%
Taking Economics next semester, expecting 97%+

Also, when do they start offering early acceptances?
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nightschooling a bird course?
Im in grade 12 and want to go into engineering my marks
85 english
88 adv fucntions
calc next semester
physics 95 
chem 90
bio 82
kinesiology 68

Should I nightschool bio in Feb so I can get around a 95 in it?
or should I night school a course like change and challenge in society or families in canada for a higher mark as well.

I'm going to apply to uoft, waterloo, ryerson, mcmaster, queens and western.

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Queen's Chancellor Nominees
How did you guys format your OUAC reference numbers? Did you put it as 2016-______ or 2016______ or only your 6 digit code or did you also add a zero at the end of your PIN numbers (as some university supplementaries require you to add an additional zero to your reference number)?

Also, do we have to fill out the financial information even if we didn't apply for any bursaries?
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Laurier BBA
What is math like in this program? I'm just passing Advanced Functions and am looking to do an upgrade second semester, but how hard is the jump from high school math to university? All my other courses are 90+%. Math is the only thing that worries me. Thanks!
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Anyone Ever Taken A Course At Virtual High School (Ontario)?
Anyone Ever Taken A Course At Virtual High School? What is it like? How did you find the course? How long did it take you?


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