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Nursing Hopefuls for 2018!!
There has been posts like these in the past years, so I decided to make one for 2018 applicants!

You can share...
1) What school(s) you`re applying to?
2) What other programs are you applying to as a backup?
3) What overall average are you aiming for at the end of the year?
4) For current/past nursing students, what is your advice for anyone applying for nursing programs this year?

I am applying to Western, McMaster, Brock, Ottawa and some collabs!
Hoping for a 90 average this year.
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transfer student help
Hi,
I am currently living at home going to trent uni (bio honours) and also accepted a transfer to waterloo (reg health studies). I need to withdraw from one uni and 'seal the deal' with the other ASAP. My mind was set on the transfer to UW but after seeing threads on how undergrad school doesn't matter for grad school, going to uw only for coop, and I should try saving money living at home, I am stuck on the decision if I should just stay at Trent or transfer. I also know that health studies at UW has a very large course load and not enough space for transfer students like me to take elective to explore other courses. please help me and tell me the pros and cons of each uni and if its best to keep all my credits/GPA and stay at Trent and have the option for double majors or go to UW. (PROS CONS about faculty, social life, city etc)

*no hate since I know you anons love to do that 
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Conestoga College BBA major accounting degree
Hey everyone , 
I got accepted to Conestoga college 4 year degree program major accounting ( CPA accredited ) ( co op ) and uofg accounting ( no co op ) . Which one is better ?? I am leaning towards college since it will be more practical but I don't know if it will be valued same in the work force . Ultimate goal is CPA and both are CPA accredited . Please help me and suggest which one is better ??? Is college one good ?? 
Ask Me Anything: 4th Year WLU/Conestoga College Collab in Journalism&PR
Hi Everyone! My name is Kat, and I am one of your Digital Brand Ambassadors here at yconic! 

I am a fourth year Journalism major specializing in Public Relations, minoring in History at Wilfrid Laurier University’s Brantford campus. I have a post-graduate certificate in Integrated Marketing Communications from Conestoga College. I wanted to create this post as a space to answer as many questions as I possibly can that you may have! 

 Who is Kat: 
 - I am a fourth year Journalism major, specializing in Public Relations with a minor in History. I have a post-graduate certificate from Conestoga College in Integrating Marketing Communications (By April, I will have finished 5 years worth of school in 4.) 
- Photography Editor for the university’s school paper, The Sputnik, and Editor-in-Chief of the university’s yearbook, The Carnegie 
- I’ve been a part of many organizations at Laurier: O-Week Icebreaker, Foot Patrol volunteer, The Carnegie (yearbook) volunteer, The Sputnik (newspaper) volunteer 
- I’ve completed work placements in Marketing Communications 

 What Kind of Things Can I Answer for You: 
- Campus Life at the Laurier Brantford 
- Time management!! (I work full-time and study full-time, so I’ve gotten really good at this!) 
- Anything about J-School - I will do my absolute best to give you the best answers I can! 
- Organizations and clubs you can get involved in on campus 
- The transition between high school, the workforce and post secondary education 
- Gap years (I took two!) 
 - How to get involved in your on and off campus communities 
 - Course selection – after four years of course selection, I have it down to an art! 
- What it’s like to live off campus during your post-secondary education (and not with your parents) 
- The difference between college and university from the perspective of someone who has done both 
- OSAP - Literally ANYTHING about OSAP 
- Summer jobs - I've worked in some weird atmospheres like cleaning toilets for a summer, and some interesting and physically demanding atmospheres like in a Toyota Motor Manufacturing Weld Shop 

Of course these are just a few things I can help you with! If you have any questions that are not listed above, please ask anyway! I’ll do my absolute best to help you out! 

 The comments on this forum are open for your questions below! 
College acceptences
I was accepted into all five of the schools that I applied to, Fanshawe, St. Clair, Mohawk, Conestoga, and Loyalist for Motive Power Technician. I have picked between Fanshawe, Mohawk, and Conestoga. What my problem is, is that I don't know which one to choice. This is the biggest decision I have to make at this point in my life. I was really hoping that some one could give me a bit of advice.
Transferring Colleges Question
Hello, I am currently attending Conestoga College for a program I really enjoy, but I dislike being this far from home. There is a college near my house and I'd love to transfer there for the same program. What are my options? I've looked at ontransfer and it shows no results but that seems unlikely. Thanks in advance  :)
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Landing the Perfect Spring Internship
The word “internship” can make a person shudder. The whole procedure of obtaining one can be super intimidating, but it shouldn’t have to be! If you were to Google “how to get the perfect internship,” I’m sure that you’d have endless results with some great content from people suggesting what to do. I’ve gone through the trials and tribulations of searching for an internship employer. Here’s what I’ve found has worked in my favour for obtaining a marketing internship: Attend Career Fairs Although it seems strange to attend a career fair when you’re looking for a job, this is the number one place to go to reach out to local business’ and organizations that you want to get your foot in the door at.

Tailoring your Cover letter and Resume
For every single position, job, organization I applied to, I changed up my resume and cover letter. It may sound tedious, but it works! Put the jobs that apply to the skills required for their position at the top of your resume (even if it’s experience from a class in school!) I used several client projects from my Marketing Communications post-grad classes on my resume which helped me convince an organization to let me make a marketing plan for them.

Contact them regardless if they’re hiring or not!
At first when I was looking for my internship, I was struggling to find someone looking to hire someone searching for the specific skills I wanted to expand on. I searched Google, Workopolis, Monster, and Indeed for countless hours. Finally, I brought it up to a friend who said “I’ve just been emailing everyone- I’ve got interviews with three people for next week.” I started to do the same thing, and had multiple interviews set up within a week as well!

Developing interview skills
If you’re anything like me, this is a huge priority. When it comes to interviews, I used to talk really fast, and sound out of breath because I was nervous. My heart would be pounding out of my chest, and I could feel my face turning into a cherry tomato. To prepare for an interview, my friends and I made a fish bowl of questions, and took turns reading questions to the other person. You never knew what question you’d get, or the questions that your friends had added to the bowl, so it keeps you on the ball (just like a real interview!) Now, I acknowledge my nervous energy, and apply it to my interview through enthusiasm. Keep your mind open

Don’t limit yourself to a specific topic—at least not at first! 
When I was emailing around, and contacting individuals and organizations to do a marketing internship with them, I messaged clothing companies, manufacturing companies, animal welfare and non-profit companies. I was all over the map when searching for my internship. I ended up doing a four-month marketing communications internship with a local SPCA, and learned immeasurable knowledge.

Remember that internships are super valuable. The knowledge you can gain from an internship could prepare you for your ultimate dream job! I recommend that everyone, regardless of their field try some kind of internship, or voluntary fieldwork prior to beginning in their field. 

All the best in your searches! :)

Kathleen Binder, yconic Brand Ambassador
Ask me anything: WLU-Conestoga Collab Fourth Year Journalism&PR Student
Hi Everyone! 

My name is Kat, and I am one of your Digital Brand Ambassadors here at yconic! I am a fourth year Journalism major specializing in Public Relations, minoring in History at Wilfrid Laurier University’s Brantford campus. I have a post-graduate certificate in Integrated Marketing Communications from Conestoga College. I wanted to create this post as a space to answer as many questions as I possibly can that you may have!

Who is Kat: 
 - I am a fourth year Journalism major, specializing in Public Relations with a minor in History. I have a post-graduate certificate from Conestoga College in Integrating Marketing Communications (By April, I will have finished 5 years worth of school in 4.)
- Photography Editor for the university’s school paper, The Sputnik, and Editor-in-Chief of the university’s yearbook, The Carnegie
- I’ve been a part of many organizations at Laurier: O-Week Icebreaker, Foot Patrol volunteer, The Carnegie (yearbook) volunteer, The Sputnik (newspaper) volunteer - I’ve completed work placements in Marketing Communications

What Kind of Things Can I Answer for You:
- Campus Life at the Laurier Brantford - Time management!! (I work full-time and study full-time, so I’ve gotten really good at this!)
- Anything about J-School - I will do my absolute best to give you the best answers I can!
- Organizations and clubs you can get involved in on campus
- The transition between high school, the workforce and post secondary education
- Gap years (I took two!) 
- How to get involved in your on and off campus communities 
- Course selection – after four years of course selection, I have it down to an art!
- What it’s like to live off campus during your post-secondary education (and not with your parents)
- The difference between college and university from the perspective of someone who has done both
- OSAP - Literally ANYTHING about OSAP
- Summer jobs - I've worked in some weird atmospheres like cleaning toilets for a summer, and some interesting and physically demanding atmospheres like in a Toyota Motor Manufacturing Weld Shop

Of course these are just a few things I can help you with! If you have any questions that are not listed above, please ask anyway! I’ll do my absolute best to help you out!

The comments on this forum are open for your questions below! Publish
Waitlisted
Does anyone know the chances of getting off the wait list for Conestoga January intake for practical nursing?
Best accounting university in Ontario- Pathway to CPA
I am in grade 12 and I am considering to enrolling to an Accounting program at  a university in Ontario. I am generally an average students, i had an 85% average in grade 11. I am looking for a university with a good pathway to CPA and less expensive. I know that Brock, AFM (Waterloo), Schulich, U of T, are the best. However, I need an honest opinion on the following programs for accounting and better recruitment after I graduate.
1. Ryerson University: Ted Rogers School of Business:
2. Conestoga: Bachelor of Business administration: Accounting (degree program with co-op)
3. University of Guelph-Humber: Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)
4. Carleton University: Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting- straight pathway of CPA) 
5. University of Guelph: Bachelor of Commerce (Co-op with accounting)
If you have any other university in mind please tell me. 
2016 Nursing hopefuls for McMaster, Mohawk or Conestoga BScN
I've applied to both the Conestoga and Mohawk collaborative programs with McMaster and I'm still awaiting a reply. If you are in the same boat, don't stress. The acceptances will be sent out around the third week of April. This is due to the marking of the CASPer test, best of luck to all! I hope to see you in the fall!
ConMac vs. GeorgeBrown -Ryerson Collab for BScN
Hey, I've been accepted to both programs, and I am having a hard time deciding which one I should go to. I was wondering if any students from the schools or just people who are interested in these two schools can give me some information regarding how you like or dislike the schools. Overall, just any sort of information would help. Thanks :)
Repeating a course more than twice?
I  applied to Laurier and Guelph for computer science,  and I was wondering if university will accept you if you repeat a course more than twice (eg. three times) for a higher mark.
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Decideing on a school
I've been accepted into my two big schools for civil engineering but its really hard to decide, its between Humber, and Conestoga. they are both almost equally matched, Conestoga is closer and has updated facilities, humber has the big name and is cheeper. i just need some help deciding
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Thinking of Interior Design/Architecture? Ask Me!
Hey all! :) I'm currently a second year student at Conestoga College for the Bachelor of Interior Design and love to help others find what interest them! Any questions related to the field, admissions, or even Conestoga College, shoot me a comment! Always love to help!
Burseries or Scholarships
I am a grade twelve student that graduates next June . I don't have the highest average (70%) but I am applying to a school that will accept me with that average. I have a lot of volunteer work and am seeking people willing to help me with my financial situation. Is there anyone that is able to aid an aspiring lawyer in need of financial assistants?