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Waterloo Biomedical Engineering 2017 applications/admissions
Hey so I got into Waterloo BME a couple of days ago and I was wondering if anyone else here had gotten in or wanted to discuss the program?
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Regading admission to UBC OR SFU
Yesttetday i got my emglish 12 provincial mark and it was 47% and my class mark is 88%. So my total mark is (47×0.4 + 88×0.6) 71.6 percent. So will the UBC or SFU will accept me as my other grades in other subjects aren pre cal 12 (97) chemistry 12 (95), physics 12 (96) and bio 12 (97). And if i calculate the total average it becomes 91.2%. Is there any hope for me to get into UBC OR SFU
4th year Ryerson student: Ask Me Anything!
I'm a current student at Ryerson in my 4th year, majoring in Professional Communication. I'm currently studying for the LSAT and plan to write in Summer 2017. Aside from holding 2 internships over the last 3 years, I work as a mentor for first year students and in student recruitment for my program faculty. This past summer I worked as a Project and Communications Assistant for the Government of Ontario, and in September I was hired at the Ontario Energy Board in the Public Affairs department. 

I can answer questions about:
- all program requirements and acceptances 
- campus life 
- residence 
- OSAP
- internships and co-op opportunities + job search + how I got hired in the government 
- basically any other questions you might have 

Hope you're all excited about the potential of attending Ryerson! Ask me anything! 

If you're looking to contact me personally, you can reach me at ienoukov@ryerson.ca

Waterloo´s Honours Science and Business Co-op. Is it good?
Hi, so I want to study Physics or Engineering Physics, yet, i got accepted into Honours Science and Business Co-op. I was wondering how the program @ UOW is, how physics oriented it is and if i should stick to honours Science or switch into honours physics. Also which university would be better to pursuit physics, UBC, UofT, SFU, Queens or Waterloo.
Rotman commerce
I would like to know my chances of getting into Rotman commerce and UTM , my predicted grades are as follows:-

English 95
Accounting 95
Business studies 88
Economics 88 
Maths 78

I have good extra curricular activities , they are as follows:-

I have been a part of my schools badminton and squash team for many years and have participated in over 70 badminton tournaments.
I am the current captain of my schools badminton team and the vice captain of the squash team.

I have volunteered at a hospital and have even interned at a hotel on three occasions.
Can I still get into UBC Sciences?
My Grades:
Pre-Calc 12: 96
Physics 12 :89
Biology 12: 89
English 12: 79 (provincial and school combined)

I am currently in AP Calc(my exam is in May)  and have Chem 12 in my 2nd semester. I'd say I have a decent Personal Profile. Thoughts?

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Chances for computer engineering
Guys, I'm really worried  rn cuz my friends are getting offers from their dream schools and then there's me:(
I'm wondering how big is my chances to get into university of Toronto's computer engineering if I have a 92 avg and kinda weak ecs?  Should I change my first choice to material engineering? 
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UBC High-school class of 2017 - UBC
Hey Guys,
Getting a UBC only thread started, let's see how everyone's admissions are going...
I'm applying to UBC Sciences with an average of 91%, with what I believe is a decent personal profile.  What do you guys think?
High School Class of 2017 Offers of Admission
Hey guys! So I wanted to make an application thread to keep things organized. That way, it is easier for others to see when people are being accepted and in which programs. Hope this helps!

Please include in your post:
-Program and Post-Secondary Institution
-Date of Application
-Date of Offer
-Admission Average (Grade 11, Grade 12 first semester- basically whatever was used in determining admission qualifications)
-Any other information that you deem is important 

Good luck guys!
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First 2 years at local university, then Ivey HBA transfer?
Would it be better to do the first 2 years of university at a local university and then transfer into Ivey's HBA program? (save money by commuting) Or would it be better to go to Western for the entire undergrad? (create friendships and connections) Also would western students get more preference than a trasfer student to get into Ivey HBA? Thanks.
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Can't choose between Laurier's Health Sci & Waterloo's Life Sci!!!
Hey guys, so I'm a grade 12 student and I've been accepted to waterloo's life sci program and Laurier's health sci program. I got early acceptances for both these programs and have spent these past months trying to figure out where to go. A little background info: 

-I'm a high 80s - low 90s student (although i feel i could push myself to get better)
-I want to try to get into medical school, but that's my not "ultimate goal" 
-I do not like math (calculus), but i am good at it and have never taken physics in high school 

This is a list of a couple pros for each I've come up with: 

Waterloo: 
-great co-op program 
-better contacts --> easier to find jobs 
-website said life sci is great for pre med students 
-better profs 

Laurier: 
-easy to get high gpa 
-better student life
-many volunteering activities and clubs for EC's 
-smaller classes 
-also has co-op program

I'd really appreciate it if someone would take the time out to give me some insight, because as of right now, I am hella confused!!
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Medical School in the Caribbean?
Just like the title says, why do quite a number of people talk about going to medical school in the Caribbean? How do they compare to the medical schools here in Ontario? 
P.S. I'm a grade 11 student and I know that thinking about this right now is way too early, but it has been on my mind for quite awhile and I would like to get some opinions and answers as to why med schools in the Caribbean are so popular. Thanks! :)
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McMaster Health Science Program-2017 Applicants
Hey guys, 
I am going into grade 12 in September. I have been doing a lot of soul searching about what kinds of programs and stuff I wish to apply to. One of my top choices is McMaster Health Sciences and I'm sure it is many other peoples top choices as well. Ever since I was young i knew I wanted to do something in the health field, mainly to help other people out. I have always LOVED science, especially biology and chemistry. We can use this discussion page to talk about the program and stuff. 

These are my other top programs:
-Life Sciences at McMaster
-Medical Sciences at Western
-Health Sciences at Western
-Biochemistry at Western 
-Biomedical Science at Waterloo

If anyone was or is in McMaster's Health Science program, I was wondering what do you think makes a successful applicant? How did you decide to enter this program?

Thanks
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Queens Commerce Vs Mcill as a Quebec Resident?
Im currently enrolled in CEGEP and based on my current grades and expected grades if I keep up at this pace, I should be able to get accepted to any university. (Applying to mcgill, u of t, queens, and a few others)

The problem is that im having trouble justifying the huge jump in tuition for a maybe not so big jump in education quality if I attend Queens instead of McGill. Does anyone have any thoughts on this, especially people who have attended either schools?

A quick tuition estimate without any scholarships considered would be: 4200/yr for McGill, and 16000/yr for Queens, PLUS all the costs of living for 3+ years.

My parents have always told me that they would pay for my education if I chose to go out of province, but the Queens tuition is just ridiculously high and now they're telling me they didn't expect a school with such high tuition. They didnt say its out of the question, but we are still talking about it and looking over our options. I  dont have any noteworthy savings of my own but will be working full time on every break & summer and putting it all into savings so Im ready when I have to make the decision.


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Which is better
I have applied to McMaster commerce, Brock BBA co-op and Laurie BTM. Which is better to go to and why?
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McMaster Acceptance Package?
I received a conditional offer of admission to McMaster on February 24, when I went to view my acceptance letter it didn't show what my conditions were. Does that mean I'm going to be receiving an acceptance package? I've heard friends say that admissions told them no acceptance packages are being sent out.
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My university experience
I am an Alumni of the University of Winnipeg with a degree in Kinesiology. I went back to school recently to upgrade my marks. When I think about why I went to University, it was for all the wrong reasons. I went mainly because my mother wanted me to, my brother was already going and I thought the only way to get a good job was to complete more education. I was not a strong student in high school and it never occurred to me to find out why before attempting University. I did not do well at University as I set my expectations very high. I tried to complete a BSc. and attempt to apply to medicine. I spun my wheels for four years at the University of Manitoba, failing classes or barely passing them. That is when I decided to switch universities. I thought I might want to teach as I was teaching dance class at the time. That never panned out. I continued to go to school but my grades were still bad. Unfortunately, after many years of trying to figure out why I was doing poorly, there really is no answer. Eventually I graduated with a degree in Kinesiology. I came back to school to upgrade in hopes of getting into grad school but I have recently decided to put a pause on that goal as realistically my GPA is not good enough. My advice I would give anyone when they start University is to make sure you build a support system around you whether it is family, friends, teachers, mentors or advisors. Also try and be open minded when they give you advice because they usually have your best interest at heart. They don't always know the answer but they will be there to listen and comfort you. I would also suggest asking as many questions as needed and advocate for yourself. Ask for help, make it obvious you need help. Tell someone you are overwhelmed and struggling. People want to help but most of the time they don't offer because they don't want to impose. I personally would have quit if it wasn't for reaching out to professors early on. I feel proud that I didn't give up and I graduated. I was embarrassed and felt less than for such a long time until I finally realized that I can use my experience to better the lives of other students, and the best part is I get to do this every day at my job. I hope to someday to share my experiences on a larger platform because too many students sit quietly and suffer, and quit after the first year.



Waterloo vs Uoft
hey friends,
just got my acceptance letter for computer engineering at both uoft and waterloo. Average of acceptance was 93. Which school is better overall?
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Weekend Acceptance?
Can you receive an acceptance from a university during the weekend?
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Can you get a Job with a degree in Chemistry
Can you get a job with a degree in chemistry or medicinal chemistry?
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LGBTQ at Laurier
Are there LGBTQ friendly spaces at Laurier? is it accepting there?
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English 12 Provincial

Any idea what the average grades are for the BC English 12 Provincial Exam.   Results are posted  

How did everyone do?  I might rewrite.  
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