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U of T Colleges
Im applying to U of T for the 2016 entry but i have to enter my college preferences now. My preferences for college are - 1. I need a single room for first year as well. 2. I would want an ensuite washroom 3. I would prefer to live in a college with a games lounge i.e has a pool table and/or ping pong table. What do you guys suggest I go for? Im an international student btw
Kicked out of UBC+What are the options?
Hi, I was just wondering what options a engineering student that was kicked out of UBC have? He was in his 3rd/4th year as a engineering student and he was kicked out after the Spring 2015 semester. 

Right now, I'm sure the practical solution would be to go back to college and transfer back but considering most of the courses that college offer are 1st and 2nd year courses... It will be a waste of credits+time+money.

is there anything else he can do?

Any tips would be appreciated!
International Computer Science at Yorku
Hey everyone need some help..

I am planning to join york university this winter.  

I want to know about the international computer science (iBSc) program of yorku..  how reputated is this program?  Can I get into a good job once I graduated & how do people see this uni ooh & is there anyone studying computer science or international computer science at york? Then whats your experience there?

Any kind of help will be very helpful..

Thank You
How are my chances for McMaster H.Sc/ Waterloo CAP
Hi, I'm going into grade 12 this year and would like to check my chances in McMaster Health Science / Life Science and Waterloo Conditional Admission to Pharmacy, if I keep up with my grades. Do I have to compete with my 6 subject % average against non-ib students? Also, is it true that they pick people solely on Supplementary App?

I am outside of province student (British Coloumbia), enrolled in IB Diploma Program.
My scores were:
Biology HL: 7 (96% on transcript)
Chemistry HL: 7 (98%)
History HL: 6 (95%)
English SL: 6 (90%)
Math SL: 6 (94%)
Japanese A1 SL: 7 (96%)
EE/TOK: got A in TOK presentation; think I'll get predicted 2 bonus points

Extracurriculars: Kids Help Phone Club, Welcome Club, 200+ hrs Senior home volunteer, 5+ years soccer team, Math Tutor Volunteer, English/Science Paid Tutor, Dish Washer job for 3 months, Server at a restaurant, Summer Camp volunteer

How can I study in canada? (international student)
Hey, this is my first post, let me tell you a little bit about my self

I'm 18 years old, from El Salvador, currently studying computer science and working full-time to pay my studies and I practice Track and field on my free time.

I'm very passionate about computers, I have been programming since I was 12 and I have been involved in many independent projects (Web crawler, face recognition app, surveillance cameras software, etc.)

It is my dream to study computer science abroad, My parents cannot cost my studies that is why I'm looking for a full or partial scholarship.

I'm having a hard time finding a scholarship mainly because I did not graduate from a school that has an IB program, I have good grades but I graduated from a school that is not even famous in my small country.

How can I prove I'm worthy of a scholarship, should I take the SAT? (I already took the TOEFL) or is there another type of test I can take to prove I'm a promising student.

I wish to study in Canada because Canadians are very kind and polite (at least the ones I have met) and because I have an uncle that lives in Ajax, Ontario and I could live with him.

Thanks! waiting for your opinions.
Entering grade 12 mega-thread
So this thread is for people who just finished grade 11 and will be applying to uni in the fall, post your grade 11 average and top three choices!

Me: grade 11 average--89.5
Top 3: Ivey/Queens (tied) and Laurier
UTM offer revoked....
Hey guys so i got into UTM in late February with a 75% in calculus (midterm mark). Calculus was a prerequisite for my program at UTM (psychology) and they wanted my mark to stay equal to or above 70%... unfortunately my final calculus mark is below 70%, although my grades for my other classes are really high. My average is around 84% which is good in my opinion, but i didn't make that calculus requirement.
It's too late for me to do summer school because they need my marks by august 12. Be honest.. am i getting revoked? and if I do.. what should i do?  i already bought the plane tickets and everything.
Do you think I can do 13 credits in time for uni next year?
Out of a scale of 1-10 if I attempted this through ILC in hopes of either Computer Engineering or Computer Science at UofT do you think I could do this? I heard if your really work hard you can do a weeks worth of work in 4ish hours. What is the final day for submitting the full course marks? What courses will be the hardest through ILC? Math? Science? English? If the science are really hard I will just do math and stack on other courses. I have sent in a letter to the TDSB asking to be withdrawn from regular day school almost 3 weeks ago and no response should I phone them?
Repeating a course
Hey everyone!
Im going to grade 12 next year, and I just wanted to know which universities care if you repeat a course. Im planning on going into some business field. Actually, I lied. To be honest, I have no idea what I want to do after High school. And sucking at science just makes it even worse. Most of my options are all gone. I'd love to be an engineer or any field related to computers, but Im just not good in physics or chem.  Any recommendations are open that only require math. 

Also, how do victory laps work?. For example if I mess up in advance functions or calc, and I don't have the grade I need to get into a good University, then how can I upgrade my mark. Would summer school be an option? or would it be to late to apply. How about night school? Im really scared, so i want to know all my options, and backup options, and backup backup options I have. 

The courses i'm taking next year:
Advanced Functions
Calculus and Vectors
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Business  
Visual Arts 

(please let me know how my electives are... easy, hard etc)

Ivey, Schulich, Rotman or Queens for undergraduate? 
I am going into grade 12 and interested in business.  
      The title already says it all. I have heard a lot of good and bad things about these schools as well as many different points of view. Could you please tell me your preference in regard to any aspect of school and why.  
      The ultimate goal of attending a university is to land a job. Therefore, please address about the job placements after graduation.
       Please be simple and unbiased as much as possible. Real personal experiences are highly preferred. If using any source on the internet, please be selective. No rage war and stay on the subject please. Thank you.
McMaster's med school is garbage with weaker students
Compared to the likes of med students at Queen's, Western and U of T, Mac's med school is easy to get into and the average student weaker. Both my parents are doctors and when I asked them and their friends, they said they would never hire a Mac med school graduate. They are seen as low in the profession.
Does UT engineering care about ECs?
I know you have to write an SPF, but if you have a ~93% average with little to no ECs, is admission still possible?

Interested in trackone, chemical and mechanical eng.
Surgeon happy to answer questions
Hi there, I am a general surgeon who will be doing a cardiac fellowship. Ask me any questions in regards of medicine.
Summer school
I just did grade 11 physics during summer school and it wasn't that bad. I was planning on taking grade 12 physics in the upcoming summer but a lot of people have said that it would be too difficult to go through that much information in only a month. Should I choose to do it during the summer as it's my only option?
SAT study Tips *Experts Please join me
Hi I am struggling with SAT right now!!! My reading section always lingers in the 550 pts...how can I bump up my score. I have the test in October >O< S.O.S
is it easy to change a major in university?
Im currently going to college right now. im going to apply to some universities. However if i am not accepted, can i still transfer to the university with another major and change the major right after i get accepted? or is there any other way to transfer to the university with a major i want to study in?
whats your dream school and for what program?
just curious as to what university is considered your "dream school".
include the program is applicable :)
Schulich BBA
Can somebody explain the credit hour system and electives process at Schulich's BBA program to me. I have no idea how this works?!
Lakehead university?
I have been pretty interested in lakehead university for the concurrent education program in thunder bay, mostly because of the beautiful campus, small population, and my only other real option would be Brock (which I wouldn't mind but something about going there seems off to me). However, I haven't really heard much about the place and I think they might only have wired internet at the thunder bay campus. So, I was wondering, if you are a student there, do you enjoy attending lakehead? And also, is there wifi? OR should I just get over my bad feeling of Brock and just go there?
UBC Admission acceptance for Commerce
I desperately need help, I am going into grade 12 in the fall, and I am really stressed about not getting into the university i wanted which is University of British columbia, my average in grade 11 is around 80%, not too good for UBC. I took grade 12 precal in grade 11 hoping to lighten up the my courses in grade 12, but in the end it didn't go so well, and I ended up receiving a 68%, so I decided to take summer school, and I got 88% which is ok. But here is the problem, UBC acceptance average for commerce is around 92%, and I heard that they drop some percentage off of your summer school mark?  my question is that should I take Pre cal again in grade 12 or no? My extra curriculum and my Personal profile is good, I have 2 jobs, involved in leadership clubs,  volunteer a lot, outside sports. I'm just worried about the mark, and also the mark that I'll be getting in grade 12. Please help. Thanks
Laurier BBA with lower GPA??
I finished first year with a 9.2 GPA. Which is above the cutoff (Heard its 8.3 this year) but below the "you need a 10+" unwritten rule. What are my chances of getting coop? During first year I had 3 extracurriculars with 1 exec position.. much better high school ec's if that matters, A summer job with a big company doing actual important work which I can sell and finally I am above average at interviews but not killer. I did really well in the core courses too if that means anything.

Give it to me straight :|
how long does the graduate diploma at Laurier take to complete?
I want to do my bba and then my CPA but I want to know how long does it take to finish the graduate diploma at Laurier and also where do I do my capstone 1 & 2 since Laurier bba and graduate diploma does not cover these modules?
Common sense question about my job interview?
ok, before you say no, the lady sent me and email for a job interview @ kumon almost month ago. And scheduled it for tomorrow. She didnt scheduele it earlier, because they werent hiring until september. But alot can happen in a month, so should i sent her an email reminding her about my interview?

  I know since she scheduled it, its not possible for her to forget about it. But i can help but think about the worst case scenario-her forgetting about the interview and wondering why im there or am i just over-thinking? She sent an email for the interview literally last month (July 1st and it was scheduled for tomorrow, august 4th). What should i do??
Scholarships and Biochem vs Life Science
I'm a student who is going into 12th grade this September from Ontario, I was just wondering what I could do this summer in regards to preparing for university applications.
I have all the hours and marks I need so far(not including the grade 12 marks I will be completing next year). Like are there any scholarships or things I can apply to for the summer?

Also is it better to go the Life Science or Biochemistry (mainly Mac or UofT) route when it comes to pre-med options. I want something more biology based and I'm not sure I will  be accepted for Health Sci (at Mac or McGill).

My average for grade 11 (7, grade 11 credits and 2 grade 12) is 90% so would I be eligible for early acceptances?

Thanks for any help xx