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Is calculus and vectors a hard course?
I'm going into grade 12 next year and I just want to know!
Will I get early acceptance by this plan from these universities next year?
Hi,

I'm gonna be grade 12 next year. I signed up for English in July & Data Management in August for summer school, and I will take Chemistry, Exercise Science & Adv. Functions in the first semester plus Biology & Calculus in the second semester.

My question is that will I get early acceptance from the following universities by having 5 courses before February? :
1. MacMaster Life Sci
2. Western Medical Sciences
3. Guelph Biomedical sciences
4. U of T Life Sci

Thank you.
Best Laptop for University?
Which laptop you guys think would be the best for a university student? I was thinking about  a mac book because they seem like good quality and are really light and I like the macs I use at my high school.  

But for some reason my parents hate the idea of mac books and instead they want to buy me some windows laptop that is $1300 or a Samsung series 9 laptop


I'm going into fashion and graphic design.
I went to a presentation at my future school and the professors said a macbook would be the best laptop for us to get.
Thank you!
Best programs in Canada
Engineering: UoT, Waterloo
Business: Queen's, Ivey
Sciences: Guelph, UoT
& McGill is a pretty good all-rounder overall, but does not excel in any particular program

UBC? Don't go to UBC.
Waterloo Computer Science
Hey guys!
I'm a grade 12 student who is enrolling into Waterloo Computer Science (non-coop) this upcoming September.

I have no prior programming experience and I'm wondering what language I should start off with to prepare myself for Computer Science. I'm thinking about starting off with C++ as I heard it was one of the more complexer languages and it will make it easier on me when we begin with a more basic language in CS. 

If anyone is in CS at any school, I'd like to hear your insight on what you think I should do to prepare myself for this upcoming fall season. I also would like to know if it would be better to go in with where I'm at (which is 0%) or if I should try to gain some sort of experience in programming to help prepare myself better. I'm hesitant as I heard that if I am not properly taught, I may form "bad coding habits" which will eventually be harder to fix later on. 

I'm really nervous and intimidated by everyone going in with a lot of programming experience and I kind of want to enter on the same level as everyone else.

I would appreciate any feedback so please help a brotha out!

also if anyone could give me some advice on what I could do over the summer to land an intership.... yeaa
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
BCom to MA?
Can I get a Master of Arts degree in International Affairs if I studied International Business for my undergrad?
Switching Majors/Universities (Is it worth it?)
Hello, i am currently a chemical and physical sciences student (math, physics and astronomy are my main courses). I have taken a few economics classes and i am starting to like it more and more, as well i speak a few languages so i feel like a business degree could come in more handy. Would a finance degree be better than my current degree? if i do this i would switch from my current university (uoft) to waterloo (finance co-op)?
Calculus for Econ201 & 203
Would it make a large difference if I took calculus before taking these classes? I'm trying to avoid calculus at all costs and was wondering if Math30-1 would suffice.
MAC HealthSci 2012 Uni Supp App
as the title says, when will the supplementary application for 2012 university applicants be available? i am going to mcgill this year but thinking of transferring to mac health sci next year. if anyone has the app already, plz give me the questions..i want to to do the questions this august since i am so bored.
ouac final mark
Did your highschool upload the final marks on ouac? I heard that it should be uploaded by the 30th (today) but mine hasn't been done so yet. Should i be worried??
Please Help this confused Singaporean
Hello guys, I have recently graduated from highschool, and I want to apply to a university in Canada for computer science or mathematics.
I studied under Singapore Cambridge A level systems, and my grades were as followed
Maths H2 - A 
Chemistry H2 - B
Physics H2 - B ( all because of my poor lab grades)
Econs H2 - C ( wish I paid more attention)
General Paper H1 - C. ( an English subject, not sure if recognized anywhere outside Singapore)
Luckily, I can compensate for my poor General Paper result with my IELTS - I have 8.0. 
So I want to ask which school should I apply for, will I be qualified for schools like UBC Okanagan, SFU, Waterloo? I dont think my parents will fund McGrill or UofT tuition fee, so I omit them from the list. I am really lost right now as my family is really angry at my result. I wish that I had a better mindset in the past and tried harder. I would really appreciate if anyone could give me any advice! Thanks in advance. 
Laurier BBA/BSc 3rd Year Student, Ask Away!
Hello all,

I am just ending my fourth year at WLU in the BBA/BSc Computing Co-op program. If you have any questions (even regarding standard BBA or BBA/BA) please feel free to ask away and I will try to get a quick response to any of your questions! Please refrain from asking questions about bird courses or for information that is CLEARLY better answered by someone at the Registrar's Office.

**This is a continuation of my thread from last year so if you search through it a lot of your questions may already be answered.**

Quick about me:
-Worked as an Instructional Assistant for CP104/114
-Lived in Waterloo College Hall for first year residence
-In co-op, 3 terms under my belt (Government and 2 in S&T, looking do my final in S&T again)
-No prior computer science experience before this program
-Played intramural ice hockey and ball hockey

Why I chose Laurier:
-Much cheaper compared to schools that offer similar programs (ex. Queen's, Ivey)
-Co-op program
-Small community feel of the campus, always bump into someone you know
-Great business school, and new building on its way
-Good distance from home while not being too far away

Hope to see you soon future Goldenhawks!

Official Q&A with Ivey Admissions and Recruiting
Welcome to this thread where you can ask me anything about the HBA Program and the student experience for all years at Western and Ivey.

To provide you with some background, I recently graduated from the Honors Business Adminstration Program (HBA) this past year and currently working with the school as the HBA Recruiting Associate. I work closely with most areas of the school, including the admissions committee, career management and faculty.

Throughout my years at Western and Ivey I have been involved in a wide variety of activities, most of my time was consumed with residence life and student government; although I have dabbled in a number of club executive positions, intramural activities and a number of different student jobs on campus.

This would be a great forum to dispel some rumours about the program and clear up some of the myths about Ivey. I look forward to our discussions.

-Richard

Associate, HBA Recruiting
HBA & MSc Program Services

Richard Ivey School of Business
The University of Western Ontario
Ryerson or Laurentian?
I've been accepted to Ryerson and Laurentian for general sciences.  Which one will give me a higher GPA for med school?
How fun was your high school?
Did you guys go out a lot?
Did your school have a lot of parties?

I hated my high school. Absolutely dead. No school spirit or fun. There were never any house parties. I've wasted 4 years of my life in the shittest school ever. It was all work and no play.

I can't wait for uni.
is waitlist just a rejection?
ive got waitlisted like 3 days ago cus i applied late to a course
(medical physics at ryerson which has an einfo cut off of 72-75 and i have a 80.5)
ive been waitlisted and was just wondering if i will actully have a chance of getting accepted soon or if its just a rejection
has anyone recetly got accepted after waitlist?
Sciences at Ryerson University?
I have been accepted at Ryerson University for the undeclared science program.  My goal is to get into medical school.  Is Ryerson a good school to get a high GPA?
Waterloo acceptance revoking - how scared should I be?
I was accepted into the physics co-op program with an 85% average, but my final average is a 79% - and yes it is as a result of important marks dropping aka calc and chem, both of which I ended with a 70%. I am absolutely terrified. but also can hardly believe that one percent is going to decide my future. What do you think or know? also, what are the logistics of taking a summer course to up my average, for example I only needed two sciences in my top 6, so I can take earth and space to replace chemistry if that would help?
AMA, Actual High School Graduate
There's already an entering grade 12 thread and summer just started. For all the tryhard eleveners, AMA from the application process to study tips and basically anything else. 

I'm going to Western this fall for EPP with AEO status
Certificate to get work permit and then lengthen it?
Hello,

I'm currently in Turkey, going to study my last year in highschool.

After highschool im planning to choose a certificate program that lasts 8 months long in Canada. For those who dont know, theres a law in Canada that allows you to have a work permit for the time amount of your study.(Note: Got to study min. of 8 months, and for those who study for more than 2 years you get 3 years work permit and 3 years is the top you can get.)

Anyways, After i get my certificate im going to be able to work for 8 months, What Im curious about is that is it possible to lengthen my work permit? For example, lets say im working as a waiter. If i talk to my boss and get the documents for my working visa ready could i just apply to working visa and get it? Or would i have to leave Canada and return back for that?

Also, Is it possible to get a job with only a certficate? Salary isnt important as long as it covers 1 persons monthly needs.

Thanks in advance and I'm truly sorry if i started that topic in a wrong place.

Cheers.
which uni has better looking girls?
so i got accepted to both brock and mcmaster and i was wondering which school has better looking girls?
EngSci advice?
I'm planning on applying to Engineering science at U of T. Is there anyone who is currently in the program and can give me advice and what they think of it?
Thanks (:

AMA Request: Summer Co-op/Intern at a Big 4 Accounting Firm
I and many others on this forum are pursuing a CPA designation and would probably want to work at a big 4 firm. I think it would be beneficial if someone who is currently working there this summer or recently worked there as a student could answer some questions for us.
Nursing Hopefuls 2015!
Hey everyone!

I saw this thread last year and thought it was worth while to do! For anyone applying to 4 or 2 year programs.

1. Which school(s) are you applying to?
2. What other programs are you applying to as your back up?
3. What average are you aiming for your final year?
EXTRA - I want current Nursing students to be included as well! Tell us where you go, where you applied to and what your GPA in Grade 12 was or post secondary if thats what your doing right now. Also, a few pointers, tips and guidance is always great!:cheers:


1. I want to go to McMaster (4 year), Queens (4 year or 2 year), Western (2 year), UofT
2. Nursing, and nothing else!
3. I had mid 80's in high school and currently have a 3.1 from Uoft B.A second year


So common guys, reveal yourselves! ;)