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?
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Hey guys, I want to go into engineering and I'm starting to get worried about my grades. I currently have a 88 ish average and I was wondering if that is enough to get accepted to Queens/Mcmaster,UFT engineering. Queens being the one I would prefer most.
My grades were as follow in Grade 11:
French Immersion 95
American HIstory 82
Travel and Tourism 96
In grade 12, Ive already taken english in summer school and got an 88 and currently, my marks are as follow
Advanced Functions 89
Data Management 97
Chemistry 81 (teacher is an ass)
What are the chances of me getting accepted? I am really scared cause im just above the lowest competitive average for the schools. Plus,my extracurriculars are terrible (only have french tutoring), on a side note, what are some other good engineering universities I should apply to? I am thinking of going into chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, computer engineering or some other IT related field. i am aware that the computer sciences are easier to get in but I'm still focusing on the engineering.
-team captain on swim teams in school and outside school
-level 8 clarinet player
-sectional leader in band
-attended numerous leadership camps
-exec on athletic council
-city arts competition
I have a job at a drug store, and have a 92% average right now. I'm currently in gr 11, but I want to know if I'm on the right track to be where I want to be.
I've already heard all the crap university of western gets from ppl saying it's not an "ivey league school", so pls don't comment with that kind of repetitive negativity here.
Thanks for any help!!
Hi there! Last weekend, through OUAC, I've applied to kinesiology programs at a bunch of schools (namely Mac, UoT, Western, Guelph, York, Waterloo) and I've been doing my research on all of these programs, but can't seem to find any supplementary applications I might need to fill out. I know for Waterloo there's a student profile form thing... and same for Guelph, but that one's completely voluntary. ...Right? erkss
I'm just a little worried I'm not looking in the right places and possibly missing a bunch of applications I should have filled out! Is there anything I might be missing?
Hello everyone, could any former IB students please tell us your experiences thus far after coming out of the IB programme. Moreover, which programs you applied to + with what average + when did you end up getting accepted?
Hey Guys, I'm a grade 12 student who will be applying to McMaster, Queens, U of T, Western, WIlfred Laurier etc. for different business and science programs at each.
Anyways, we just got out midterm marks and I'm sitting at around a 87 average ( non semestered school) and my marks are going up. Anyways, my Gr.11 average was pitiful, around a 76. Should I even bother sending my applications right now? I'm worried that if I send my marks now that they wont even consider me later on when they get our 2nd term marks (they don't see our grade 12 mid term marks). Any tips?
I am going to make this as detailed as possible to maximize the quality of the responses and the insight I obtain from them. All responses will be greatly appreciated not only by me but from all university applicants interested in pursuing similar career paths.
1. Schulich School of Business - Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) - Specializing in Finance and Economics
2. Ted Rogers School of Management - Bachelor of Commerce (BCOMM) in Business Management with Co-op - Majoring in Economics and Management Science - Minoring in Finance
3. Degroote School of Business - Honours Bachelor of Commerce (Honours BCOM) with Internship - Minoring in Accounting and Financial Management Services
-DECA Chapter Member (Competed in Provincial Competition Ranking Top 3 in Ontario, Competed in Stock Market Game Ranking Top 3 in Atlantic Region)
-Vice-President of Financial Literacy Investment Club
-Interactively participating in all aspects of management of family pizza business
-Stock Trader Since the Age of 14
1. Is my estimated average higher than the cut-off at all three of my programs choices? What are my chances of acceptance?
2. If I don't get my first choice (Schulich), which option would be a better choice, Ted Rogers or Degroote? Consider that I will be staying at home (which is why I didn't apply to Ivey/Queens/Waterloo/Laurier) and I live in downtown Brampton, ON. I like the prestige of Schulich, location and campus of Ted Rogers and the trading floor at Degroote.
3. How hard is the academic life at these schools in comparison to each other? Is it much more intensive than having 3 university level courses in high school per semester?
4. Hows the social life at these schools in comparison to each other? I heard Schulich, although it may be one Canada's best business schools, has a very poor social life. I have heard similar things about Ted Rogers as well, maybe because it is also a commuter school.
5. I realize that the value of a degree comes from how successful you are in achieving it, but which one of those schools offers the best career outlook? I am interesting in pursuing my masters degree then looking towards a career in finance (maybe even Accounting or Economics if my interests change).
6. Are my EC's solid enough to use for my Schulich supplementary application? Any advice or suggestions?
7. What are the interview questions for the Schulich video interview? Any tips?
8. Other than the Schulich entrance scholarship, what other scholarships should I apply to?
9. Any other helpful/insightful/interesting advice?
Hey guys! I am interested in both business and computer science! Do you know any undergraduate programs at university that will allow me to do both? I know about waterloo and laurier DD but are there any else?
A year ago I was in your shoes stressing out about applications and things like averages, OUAC, supplementary essays/interviews, etc. I know it can feel overwhelming at first, but if you have any questions about the process, feel free to ask me here! Upper years on these forums answered many of my past questions and while I'm just starting first-year at UW, I have gone through the whole application thing (applied/accepted to Waterloo, U of T, Queen's, and Mac's eng programs) and will do my best to help you out.
tldr; any questions on engineering-specific applications, shoot them my way and I'll try to help yall out :)
Hi everyone, decided to try getting answers to my worries on this forum. I am currently a grade 12 student in Ontario and am going to be applying for universities soon. I am genuinely looking for answers to my concerns. I was looking at applying for,life sciences at both UTM and UTSG. I was also looking at Biomedical Science and nursing at Ryerson. Other options on my list were collaborative programs like nursing at georgebrown and Seneca. As a backup I wanted to try Biomedical Science at York as well with Medical Radiation Sciences at McMaster being my last choice. As you can see I need to narrow down my choices. I think my advanced functions mark might not be good, if I can't pull it up to the low 80s, it's possible I might get around 75 because even though I've been doing good on tests recently, my mark doesn't seem to budge .I was just wondering if I stand a chance at these places, especially for life sciences. If I can get my average to around an 83-85, will I be fine. Thanks to anyone who replys and sorry for this lengthy post,
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)
I'm currently in grade 11 and I took mostly science's , but I'm not doing that well in them. I went from getting high 80's to not even 70's.Even though I was planning on doing science in uni , I don't think that's going to happen anymore realistically.I also enjoyed business so I was wondering what business programs you would reccomend applying to and what pre reqs I would need.I can probably get high 80's in business programs (if its not math based it would be great) Thank you! (+Unis in Ontario)
PLEASE comment on the difficulty of the course compared to adv functions. Also if you are an okay math student also comment! I know lots of people doing this course who think it's a breeze but they are strong math students! I need to hear from someone who is an okay student.