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Dalhousie or lakehead
Hey again, 

Hope you guys/girls are doing good anyways I had 6 university's in mind now it's down to 2 university's its lakehead and Dalhousie as you can see in the title above, anyways my program is electric engineering and industrial engineering I don't know what to pick but it's between these too, anyways I'm really lost can anyone explain which one is Better and why? I just want a school that's like somewhat easy going and not that much pressure.. and in terms I'm living area and stuff like that which one is better ?
What university should I go to??
Hey guys hope you are all doing good, anyways let's get back to the topic, I just have some few questions and I would like anyone to help me! I'm from Saudi Arabia wanting to study in Canada alright ? So I applied to like 6 university the programs that I want are electric engineering or industrial engineering, i don't know anything about the university's that I applied to so if you could help me in terms of 
1) area of living 
2)the collage it's slef is it a good place 
3)easy or hard ? Which means like the teachers over there 
4) party's 

Names of the university 
1)reyson university
2)lakehead universty 
3)University of Guelph
4) Ottawa 

Thanks hope someone makes everything clear 
Architecture Acceptances 2018?
If you guys got accepted to any architecture / environmental design / urban planning programs, please include the following:

Date of Application: 
Date of Offer: 
Grade 11 Average: 
Grade 12 Average: 
Province You're Applying From:

I know most architecture programs don't give out acceptances till later, but U of T started rolling out some.
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Architecture Applicants 2018
Hey guys! Since there aren't any major threads about architecture, I thought I'd start one! Where did you guys apply? If you've gotten accepted anywhere please list

1. the school you've been accepted to
2. when were you accepted
3. your grade 11 average
4. your current grade 12 average
5. an idea of what was included in your portfolio 

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Uvic or Dal
Which has a better

1. Coop program for CS- Like google, facebook, microsoft, and other big companies come to recruit students.
2. Reputation for employment
3. Preparation for graduate studies
4. Which city has a better Tech hub
5. Which coop has a better pay
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easiest university in Canada for engineering !!!!!

i really need help im a international student my English isn't that good and i applied to 6 university 

1: Dalhouise 
3: ryerson 
6: lakehead 

i want a university thats really easy in engineering
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Dalhousie medical sciences
Hi I’m a grade 12 international student who’s attending high school in Nova Scotia, I have applied to Medical Sciences program but I am waitlisted right now. I have an average 94 for my first semester, but I just got an email that I am wait listed. They want list of my second semester courses, I take English12, Calculus 12, and Biology 12. It hasn’t updated yet. Does this letter mean I am rejected? Or is there any possibility that I will get accepted?
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What do you guys think that the applicant average for math at Waterloo will be? I know it says high 80's but what I mean is what do you think the average mark of the kids that got accepted would be? I have a 94 average and I'm reading about kids with a 97 average who haven't gotten in?????? Is there any certain mark that will guarantee acceptance???? IM SOOOOOO STRESSED PLEASE HELP
is Dalhousie worth it?
Hello all,
I am an Ontario student who is waiting on an acceptance from Dal for their commerce program. In my research I found Dalhousie is actually a well known and respected university. Is Dalhousie worth the move? If anyone has experience with Dal please reply? 
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Nursing Admissions 2017-2018?
Hi, I'm looking into applying for nursing this upcoming fall at Dalhousie University, StFX, Cape Breton University, and University of New Brunswick. I was wondering if anybody has gotten in from this year or last year, what average you had in grade 12 and what school? I currently have a high 80's - low 90"s average!
Nursing casper test incomplete
Hello, I took the Casper test on Jan 24, and it says it takes 3-4 weeks for it to send to McMaster, but it still says the application is incomplete. When i finished the Casper test i got an email saying that i didn't need to do anything else to make sure my results get to the school. Is anyone else experiencing this problem?
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Dalhousie Scholarship 2018
For those who have applied to the Dalhousie Entrance Scholarship  and recieved one, when did you apply, when did you learn that you recieved a scholarship, how much was it worth, and what province are you from. 

If you feel comfortable posting your average, please post that as well.

This form works great:
Date Applied:
Quality and Quantity (Renewable Scholarship or One off): 
Recieval Date:
Province Originating From:
*Academic Average:

Thanks so much and congratulations to those who have recieved one!
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moving away for school?
Hi Friends!

I'm really torn between going to school within Ontario (I live here) and attending school on the east coast. Either way I'll be living away from home but I'm looking for a sense of what I should expect from living a plane ride away versus a car ride away, and maybe some advice for how to choose? 

Here's some info about me...
- Applying for business with scholarships
- big fan of extracurricular activities (clubs, sports, etc)
- I'm really close with my friends (obviously) and I'd love for them to visit me/visit them at their universities
-I have a lot of younger friends who I'll also want to see back at my high school
- Seeing my family (extended) isn't a huge deal for me because we're not all that close (we only get together for holidays)
- I would be able to come home for reading weeks and Christmas break if I were to head to the East Coast, and all of that + Thanksgiving and some weekends if I wanted to if I stay in Ontario
- Money isn't really a huge deal, however I think cost of living would be better out east (?)
- I love a good adventure, but I don't really want to be too lonely and I won't know a single person out east

Thanks so much!!
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For ALL Business Students... Don't Be Discouraged!
Hello everybody! 

This post is directed mainly for those kids who won't get into Ivey, QC, Schulich, etc. This website is really great for answers and support, but the people who don't get 90's often get rained on by other users, which sucks and can really hurt their confidence. But for those students, I have good news...  

I was speaking with a Financial Advisor today who is very successful and works in downtown Ottawa under a major bank (for privacy reasons I wont specify which one). I asked them point blank: does the school that you attend make a difference when looking for a job?  

Their answer was simple. No. They said that when they see a university degree with the required certifications for the position, they weigh a degree from Carleton the same as one from Queen's. And for those looking at Laurier worried about getting co-op or not, they also said that co-op looks good, but isn't a dealbreaker either because internship positions are ALWAYS available for those who want them bad enough. It does add to your resume which is always helpful, and it never hurts to get your foot in the door... 

Now, maybe this is just one employer's opinion. But as so many people say: your school won't make or break your career.  

Another "famous" quote from Mr. Wonderful himself - Kevin O'Leary - is as follows (from his book Cold Hard Truth): "Though I like to say an MBA beside your name, I'll hire a moneymaker over a scholar any day". While O'Leary is far from the golden boy of businessmen, it's another perspective from a successful employer.

To summarize: At the end of the day, schools with the top reputations may indeed open up some doors for you, and if their program is known to be a great for your area of choice (Brock Accounting, etc), absolutely consider going there. But, attend the school where you will learn the material the best depending on how YOU learn.  

*Disclaimer: I agree that the highly regarded programs are fantastic, and those who attend those schools should be very proud of getting into them and learning from them! If they're what you're looking for, awesome for you! Just here to prove that employers hire who you are, not your degree.*
Dalhousie VS. Uvic Social scene
Hey guys, I got into both of these schools for commerce and am kind of in a dilemma. I like both schools equally, however I do not know too much about the social scene for either schools, so I figured to make my decision on that. If you know of anyone attending either have these schools and have heard anything, or if you personally attend there yourself, please let me know! Thank you!
Environmental Studies Program
Hey guys! I'm just looking for some opinions on good schools for environmental studies programs (in the arts, though I do enjoy some bio). I'm currently looking at Dalhousie (for either science or arts, I've gotten into both), Queen's (arts), or McGill (arts, specifically the environment and development program). If anyone has had any suggestion, points to keep in mind, etc. please share!
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Hello yconic community! It's that time of the year again; the time for acceptances to come rolling in. I've heard of this phenomenon from countless seniors in the past, but never thought it would hit me as hard as it has...

I received early acceptance to my top 3 schools and my backups are coming in now. My average after first semester is an 88% which is MUCH higher than the 75% I'll need to maintain my offer, and my semester now is full of classes I find very easy and I know I'll do well in. But it's school hockey and volleyball season for me and I've been missing quite a few days and honestly don't have the will to get caught up anymore - something I've never struggled with before!

I need some tips to help overcome this before it's too late! I want my average to at least stay the same, hopefully higher, but this is KILLING me! Any advice is appreciated!
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Nursing Admission Averages??
Hi, I'm looking into applying for nursing this upcoming fall at Dalhousie University, StFX, Cape Breton University, and University of New Brunswick. I was wondering if anybody has gotten in from this year or last year, what average you had in grade 12 and what school? I currently have a high 80's - low 90"s average!
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SHAD applications
I understand that SHAD applications already have been closed, but I will want to apply for next year. I am currently in grade 10 with a unsteady average ranging from 85-95. (depends on how the semester goes). However, my math mark is at a decrease to 68% from an 80 previously. Will that affect my chances since SHAD focuses on maths and sciences? 

Also, any tips and stories from SHAD alumni? It would be great for your advice! 
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Data Management for BA
Hello yconic community!

I've heard some people say that having Data is something universities look at positively when going for a BA (let's say PoliSci or something).
Aside from the "it's good to have it anyway for year 1 stats" argument, do you think admissions officers really care whether you have it when it's not a prereq? 
Sorry if this is a silly question!
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Telfer vs Ted Rogers vs Dalhousie
I got accepted to these three programs as of now. (Waiting on rotman queens and ubc), but I was just wondering which business program between Telfer, ted rogers or dalhousie is the best ?

Thanks for your answers:)
The Dal Computer Science Fall 2018 Thread
Hey everyone,

I haven't seen a Dalhousie thread for CS first years, entering in Fall 2018. I got accepted in early January, from Ontario. My average is a low 90. I've already paid my deposits and am hoping for RIsley Hall.
Repeating Mathematics 11
Hi all,

I am a grade 11 student from Nova Scotia with a question regarding repetition in courses and how universities handle them. I did poorly in Math 11 this semester, my grade stayed in the mid-low 70's for majority of the semester. When I wrote my exam, I failed with a 46% and my mark in the course dropped to a 65%. I want to repeat the class to get a better mark. Will universities care? Does it look bad to repeat something as important as math? Do I still have a shot at early admission based off of my current grade 11 and 12 marks? Do universities really take grade 11 marks into consideration? 

Mathematics 11 - 65%
Chemistry 11 - 68%
Advanced English 11 - 88%
Canadian History 11 - 88%
Biology 11 - 86%
Global History 12 - 98%

Not to mention my upcoming courses for the 2nd semester are easy, and I'll likely be getting high 80's in them. 

Dalhousie Medical Sciences vs. Western Medical Sciences

I am wondering what the difference is between the Medical Sciences at Western University and Dalhousie University. I have been accepted to the program at Dalhousie but I am wondering if one is better than the other and why? If someone, could explain the differences between the programs and which one they feel is better that would be great. Thanks!
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