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American student looking at schools
I'm an American student looking at Canadian schools and am wondering if some people could give me an idea of the feel and reputation of schools since I'm coming into this with no idea. I know I should probably take all of this with a grain of salt, so I'm going to visit schools later this fall to see how I like them. I'm planning on majoring in political science, but I'd like to incorporate environmental studies or something like that if possible. I'm planning on going to grad school so I'd like to go somewhere that will set me up for success in that. So far I've looked at Dalhousie, Acadia, Mount Allison, St. FX, UVic, Alberta, and UBC. I'd like to go somewhere where I can get outside and go hiking, camping, exploring, that sort of thing as often as possible and somewhere where I'll be able to find other people who want to do that with me. My grades are okay but not great and I had health problems that prevented me from attending school for a while so my transcript isn't "normal", but I took hard classes and did well in those. I have high ACT & SAT scores & tons of extracurriculars (though from what I understand that matters less in Canada). What do you think about these schools? Is there any other schools I should be looking at?
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Dal VS Acadia VS St Fx
Hi everyone! I am deciding between these three schools (dal acadia and st fx) in Nova Scotia, and wondering what people know about each school that can help me make my decision because I am really torn so any info is very appreciated!
Include (but not limited to) anything regarding:
campus life
students (atmosphere i.e. safe, friendly etc...)
profs 
Etc!!
PS: I am from Ontario and going into Political Science 
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Residence
I am applying to residence and am going to be a kinesiology student. I am deciding between barrax, seminary, and cutten.  I am looking for something where I'll be able to get my work done during the week but, where I can have a good time on the weekend. What is my best option?
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What are the best universities? THREAD
I'm a student athlete (football) and looking to attend a great university academically, athletically, and socially, with a nice atmosphere (average is 85+). From what I've seen, Queen's, Western, UBC, and Mcmaster seem awesome.

So, in your experience and from what you've heard, what school do you think presents the best university experience and why? Try to consider most programs and sports and student life.
*Also, If you have or are applying, 1. program 2. average 3. EC's 4. Reason 5.Province 6. Sport?

Thanks. 

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Res at Acadia
I would like to attend Acadia next year as a first year student and I am wondering if there are any recommendations for res there?
Thanks 
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East Coast Universities
everyone here talks too much about ontario hhahaha
anyone here planning on going to/applying to the east coast for university? Where? For what? Let's talk east coast.
I might be going to King's, I'd love to get out of Ontario.
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Stress management
My marks are as follows- 
Sem 1
English - 90 (in class)

Geo - 87 

Peer tutoring - 100

Sem 2

History 
Economics 
Spanish
Peer tutoring 

I already received admission to UNBC, Acadia and UNB. I really want to go to McMaster. I'm stressing whether I'm going to get into McMaster Arts or SFU. Last year the admission ranges for SFU were quite low (78+) now I'm looking on the website and it says mid 80's. Are my marks good enough? 


Does anyone have any advice for stress management??? It's going to be a tough semester for myself & I need as much insight as I can get.


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ST FX NURSING
What were the admission averages for nursing at stfx 2015? How is the school compared to Dalhousie and other universities? Do they accept all Canadians? I'm from the gta. I have around an 82-84 percent average. Will I get in?
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Mount Allison VS Acadia....
I've been very nervous with the whole choosing a university to go too.... I live in Toronto now, but I really want to get out of the city to study. I love the Arts and Sciences and have no idea which direction to go - so I am leaning to a double major.

Any suggestions? Or thoughts on which school is better?
Residence
Hey Everyone! I need some help! I've been looking at residence's at schools and I don't know how to pick! so hopefully you can help me with some of my questions: When picking your residence choices what factors did you evaluate? How much did they weigh into your decision? Did you make a mistake in choosing your residence? if so, how and why?
Is there anything I should really consider before I pick a residence?
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PreMed
There is no such thing as a preMed program, but what are the best undergraduate programs to pursue if I want to go to Medical School??
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Solicitud
Para mi muy gratificante saber que si es posible estudiar en el exterior. Yo soy de Cartagena Colombia y me gustaría ser becado para estudiar en Canadá. Me caracterizo por ser líder.
FREE editing for university supplementary applications
Hey all,

We’re a group of fourth years at Queen’s, UofT, and McGill, studying commerce, engineering, and life sciences respectively. We realize how stressful college applications can be so we’re working on an application related to college supplementaries. We’ve previously helped students write college essays and today, we’re offering free supplementary application editing.

Fill out http://goo.gl/dTx71P and upload your applications: we’ll get back to you with feedback. We’ll potentially be helping future university students with your application (don’t worry, we’ll only do this after May, when admission season is over). If you don’t have a rough draft yet, leave your email and we’ll offer you another opportunity later in the year.

http://goo.gl/dTx71P if you’re interested. 

Good luck!
Reputation of Mount Allison and Acadia?
These two schools are deemed the best primarily undergraduate universities by mclean's and globe and mail. However, are they poorly regarded? Are seen in the same light as lakehead, brock, and trent? What is the quality of the student body? Do most kids enter these schools with 85-90 averages?
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University Business Program Questions (Gr 12 Ontario Student)
Hi, so I am a grade 12 student from Ontario (Currently considering BBA programs, hopefully with coop. I'm currently considering Brock, Western, Lakehead, Trent in Ontario. As well as Concordia and Laval in Quebec, and Dalhousie and Acadia in Nova Scotia.) and a I have a few questions regarding university:
1. What kind of grades I will need to get into different schools, wanted to hear the averages from the people, I know about www.electronicinfo.ca but unfortunately they aren't exact with numbers :(
2. What should I know about some of these universities, which are more serious schools, which are party schools. Will going to a party school affect my chances of getting a job?
3. How much should I prioritize coop, it seems as though I should seriously look into it for getting a job out of uni.
4. Are there any schools I should have on my list that I dont?
5. What are differences in being an out of province student?
 I'm in partial IB for french and Information Technology. I speak reasonably fluent french. I don't want to go to Laurier bc its close to home. 
Thanks for any responses!