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Ivey AEO References
Hey guys, I applied to ivey AEO and they're currently emailing references. Do they email all references that you list or just the 3 main references that you wrote the essays for? Thanks for the help!
Physics Recommended? UofT
The programs I'm applying to recommend physics but honestly, it's the only science strand I actually struggle in and I don't really grasp the concepts compared to bio and chem. I currently have it, and I'm thinking about dropping it to take an easier course. I know if I do physics I probably won't end up with a high mark, since last year I received a 60%. 

Should I take physics?
Does UofT or other unis have a physics course for those who don't take it in grade 12?
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Is French worth taking throughout all high school years?
It's course selection month and I am unsure if I would like to take it again in gr 11. I'm currently taking French right now but I'm not exactly sure if I like it since there is a lot of assignments and I am taking some science courses next year

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ryerson group for applicants???
I've recently been accepted to ryerson (YAY!!) and was wondering if there's an applicant group like there is with western and I'm sure many other schools? I'd really love to talk to people who applied to the same things as me
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Queens or McMaster Kinesiology?
I am having a hard time deciding between which school would be better for Kinesiology: Queen's or McMaster.
Can you please list some of the pros/cons of each program, and which one they think is better/more reputed (and why)?
Thanks so much!
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What are the highest paid legal professions in Canada?
Looking to pursue a career in Law. Wondering what are the highest paid jobs in Canada? I enjoy business and law, what career would be suitable for me
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So im in grade 12, applied for Mac general Engineering, Ryerson Aerospace Eng and Carleton Aerospace Eng. My marks are as follows:

English - 84
Advanced Functions - 89
Calculus - 91 (religiously busted my ass practicing before the semester began)
Business Leadership - 86
Chemistry - yet to take

Physics. Oh physics... I decided to fast track that in a semester in grade 11 (fast track grade 12 physics), did poorly (lack of concentration) AND got a concussion. I finished with a 43 LOL (I couldve pulled my mark up but I was in bed half brain dead). But then I took it again this semester and got a 70. Was at an 81 but bombed an ISU and exam (sort of, keep reading). I swear Im less dumb than it sounds. So anyway, I "technically" did a REPEAT of GRADE 12 PHYSICS and got a 70 on my REPEAT... Should I do it again? Buy the credit for a 90 privately? Leave it as such? Perhaps hang myself? (No I won't but you know what I mean). I am scared shitless. 

A funny story, this was my exam marks:
INQUIRY - 19/20 (1 QUESTION that covers all units with 2 parts)
K/U - 14/30 multiple choice was the death of me


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First year Queen's Commerce student ask me anything!
Hey guys I remember how i was stressing out about university last year and I'd like to give back. Ask me anything!
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Economics exam tomorrow... should I go?
It's an extra course basically. I don't need it. 

Should I just not study for it and not do it. Because universities only look at your top 6 marks right?
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UOIT (University of Ontario Institute of Technology) or Ryerson
I got accepted into UOIT for Health Physics & Radiation Science and Ryerson for Medical Physics. I live an equal distance from both universities, and can't make a decision. What are some suggestions
What do you think the Laurier/Waterloo DD cutoff will be?
I applied with a 93.5%. What did you guys apply with? What average do you think I will need for a first round offer?
good luck!
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I am in grade 9and my math average this year was 67% but my class average was 68% should I be worried for my upcoming years of high school
health sciences and kinesiology
Hey guys, 
I applied at Western for Health Sciences, Waterloo for Kinesiology, and Ottawa for Health Sciences. In grade 11 my average was 83% and in my first semester of grade 12 my average was 76%. What is the likelihood of me getting into these schools? 
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Engineering Masters Admission
I am a 3rd year mechanical engineering student and my dream is to do my masters at one of canadas top universities. I would like to study at either uoft, ubc or mcgill.  What would my GPA need to be in order for me to have a good shot for being admitted. Thank you
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bio 12 matter if you want to do law?
I didnt do so well in biology 12, i got 69% which is bad, i know. I want to however, pursue a career in law. my other courses that semester were law - 89%, history- 90% and marketing- 94%. will having a low bio mark, affect anything?
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Applying for Uni in Ontario
How does the application process work? 
I know I could wait a couple of years and have the guidance counselor explain it to me, but I'm an interested grade 9 student and want to understand this process.
Is a personal statement necessary?
Do you apply to each school on their websites or do you mail things in?
Isn't there one website where you can apply to any university?

Sorry for my lack of knowledge, I'd love the help! 
Thanks in advance!
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Waterloo or Guelph?

Okay so a bit of background, I plan on becoming a genetic counsellor, and to do that I need to get a MSc in genetic counselling after my bachelors. So in Canada, there are only 4 schools with this program, and they all accept between 4-12 students a year. There are a ton of programs in the US that I'd be applying for too that accept more students than that. Anyways, to get in for that I'll need a good gpa, (I think most programs want an average of 75%+) one on one counselling experience, lab/hospital experience (volunteer/paid), since most genetic counsellors are in hospitals. Plus a bunch of specific courses

So I was thinking, which school should I go to for my undergrad? I've been accepted to Waterloo for Life Sciences- Biology with Co-op. (later on, specializing in molecular genetics), Guelph for Molecular Biology & Genetics and Psychology (its a bachelor of arts and science rather than a bachelor of science) and York for Bilingual Biology (iBSc) and I've pretty much ruled out York at this point.

I think they both have their pros and cons. Like at Waterloo I'll have co-op and can get some of that experience that would look great for my masters, and good clubs to join. but also the courses for my first two years just don't sound appealing to me. Like, I physically recoiled after reading the average first year courses. I visited the campus and really didn't like it. But co-op is great though. And after the first 2 years, the program gets more specific and it looks good from there. It feels like a "don't worry it gets better" situation.

At Guelph my program doesn't have the co-op option though the courses just seem so much more intriguing since I get to do an arts and science program. Plus I also think it would be easier to get a high gpa here than at Waterloo. And I really loved visiting the campus and I could see myself going there. I could still continue taking my language courses and psychology, but still take chem and bio, the two sciences that I actually like.

I spoke with some counsellors at Guelph while I was there and they said I can volunteer with the student counselling service there for that counselling experience, there are labs and hospitals I can go volunteer at, and there are also courses in my program I can take which are basically community projects and  I could do something relating to my field.

Idk what to do. I was also gonna join the Canadian Association of Genetic Counsellors as a student member while in school too, maybe try and find volunteering positions with genetic counsellors.

idk this is a long post what would you pick

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Waterloo Conditional Admission to Pharmacy (CAP) - 2016 Discussion Thread

If you have any questions on the University of Waterloo's Conditional Admission to Pharmacy (CAP) program this year and are interested in applying, dont hesitate to ask them here! I'll try to answer them as best as I can! 

For those of you who dont know what CAP is, it's basically a program designed for students who wish to pursue a field in pharmacy in the future. CHECK OUT THE WEBSITE HERE: https://uwaterloo.ca/pharmacy/future-students/conditional-admission-pharmacy-cap ALSO be sure to check out the FAQ section too because they usually cover a lot of your questions there. 

NOTE: Applications will be available starting October 9, 2015
3rd year Ryerson student: Ask Me Anything!
I'm a current 3rd year student at Ryerson, majoring in professional communications and minoring in law and marketing. 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. 

I can answer questions about:
- all program requirements and acceptances 
- campus life 
- residence 
- internships and co-op opportunities
- basically any other questions you might have 

Hope you're all excited about the potential of attending Ryerson! AMA! 

Requirement for Ryerson accounting
Hi, I applied to Ryerson accounting a few months back and I was wondering if there are any prerequisite requirements? In my application portal for Ryerson there's a link that takes me to the list of programs that the university offers and I clicked on accounting to double check and all it says is that I maintain an 80-84% + average. There's no mention of any prerequisite grade  requirements, however, when I did a Google search I found a 'future students' page from the Ryerson Uni website and it states that I need a 75% minimum grade in English,calculus,and advanced functions and as an overall average to be considered for their accounting program. So, do they just look at your overall average or prerequisites as well? The reason I'm asking is because I scored 5% below the required grade for advanced functions...am I completely screwed?
Masters school admission
Hello im a 3rd year mechanical engineering student and my dream is to do my masters at one of canadas top schools. I would like to do my masters in mechanical engineering at either uoft, mcgill or ubc. What would my GPA need to be to have a good chance at admission? Are there any other important factors in admission other than GPA? Thank you  ( btw I currently attend ryerson university)
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UTSC Management: Class of 2020
Hello everyone!  

To those of you applying to UTSC Management (Noncoop, Coop, MIB),  let's build this forum by posting our: 

Grade 11 Average:
Projected Grade 12 Average:
Acceptance Date (If applicable): 

Good luck to you all!
AEO Questions
I am currently a grade 11 student who got a 67 in physics grade 11u.  Will this affect my chances of getting AEO, and I am not taking it again in grade 12. I want to get BMOS with AEO.
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UTSC 3rd Year Co-op Management Ask Me Anything!
Hi Everyone, 

I post a lot here and I figured I just do a AMA. Please note that this is going to be a serious discussion so if you feel the need to troll this thread, please do it elsewhere or just don't do it at all. It really doesn't contribute to anything. A lot of HS seniors are spending the winter holidays working on their university applications so hopefully I can shed some light on UTSC Co-op Management which is really under rated on this forum and maybe some of you will consider applying. That said, I will be as objective as I can but there will be some bias.

Schools I applied to in Grade 12:
Rotman Commerce
UTSC Management Co-op
Queen's Commerce
Waterloo AFM
Brock BAcc
Ryerson BComm

90% HS average
Completed 2 co-ops at Fortune 100 Company
3 Study Terms Left, 1 Co-op Left
Interviews for First Co-op: Banks, GE, Small Accounting Firms
Second Co-op: Multiple Return Offers

What is the difference between Co-op vs. Internships? 

Many employers are opting to choose this route because of a tax credit. What does this do for the student? Well, since the employer is receiving a credit, they can choose to pay you more. Example: Pay you $15,000 but they get $3000 back so they are really paying you $12,000. To do this, you need to be a student enrolled in an accredited co-op program. http://www.fin.gov.on.ca/en/credit/cetc.

Co-op programs and jobs are regulated by a board meaning there is a standard that employers and schools have to meet. For UTSC personally, the co-op department screens every job and ensures that every job is relevant. Will you find secretary only positions? Nope but you might have some administrative duties in your job mandate. There are compensation standards and so on. All co-op schools have a job portal exclusive to co-op students. While the jobs can be found on TalentEgg and Linkedin and so on, the advantage comes in the 1st round and continuous round and Ranking System. 

Finally, co-op programs allow for more opportunity. Most jobs posted in the Winter and Fall semester are only for co-op students to apply meaning instead of only getting to apply for summer internships, you can get 3 semesters a year for a chance. Some industries like accounting hire more in the Winter. For UTSC, they allow us so much flexibility in the length of our work term (4,8,12 months) as well as our sequence order. A study did show that on average co-op students get an 11% higher starting salary on full time offers because of the experience. There are not that many co-op schools in Canada compared to non co-op. The job qualities are the exact same. You can do IB or Consulting in the Fall or Winter.

Let's begin!

EDIT: This site is a bit weird, when a new response is made I have to scroll through the thread to find it. If I miss your question, please post it on the bottom.