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I am good at math, and very much enjoy the subject.
My marks in senior mathematics were 98% in advanced functions and 99% in calculus and vectors.
I am on gap year, so I still have time to decide what university program I want to enter.
My overall top 6 average (including english, the two maths, and my 3 highest electives) is 95%.
I was wondering what university program I should enter.
I have stated my marks so that you guys will have a good idea of what programs/univeresities I would be able to get admitted to.
I am not looking to study beyond the undergraduate level, so I would like to enter a university program which has good employment prospects for those who only hold a bachelors degree.
I am ruling out engineering programs, because I have no interest in chemistry or physics and engineering requires a strong foundation in physics.
Another obvious program that people may suggest is computer science, but I do not particularly like programming. I enjoy the problem solving aspect, and coming up with an algorithm to solve a problem. I get headaches trying to decomplie errors in code, such as fixing small sintax errors. Even a missing semi-colon can cause your code to not work! However I am still open to people suggesting this program if they can justify that I would do well in it.
Other than Engineering and CS, what undergraduate programs would be a good choice for me that would have good employment prospects?
Around this time last year I was stressing out trying to pick a school and get the marks for the programs. Despite being only a few weeks into the program, I hope I can still help answer any questions or clarifications!
I'm a first year in BHSc at McMaster. Yconic was my life last year in grade 12 and I found all the forums really helpful so I thought I'd make my own. Feel free to ask me anything about the application process, what the program is actually like, or my extracurriculars and stuff. If you're feeling super stressed about anything and need to vent...I get it. I was in your shoes.
Now that school's back in full force and university applications are open, I thought I'd make this application thread so that people can see when people get accepted, where they applied, their averages, etc.
In your post, please include the following: - Program and post-secondary institution - Date of application - Date of offer - Admission average (Grade 11, Grade 12 first semester- basically whatever was used in determining admission qualifications) - Province you're applying from - Any other information you'd like to add
I'm in grade 12 and will be applying to university soon. I'm going to apply for engineering, but I'd like to ask: are top universities (Waterloo, UofT, UBC) really worth it for an undergraduate degree? I've heard that students at those schools are very stressed and even depressed. Is this true? Is the stress really worth it in the end, because everyone will end up with the same degree anyways? Does the school name affect your chance of employment in any way? For people studying at these schools: do you have any regrets/advice for uni choice?
I'm in my second year as Student Senator of the school and second year as one of two student trustees in my school board, I volunteer with heart & stroke and cancer society, I've done six years of work with Me to We, I lead the Gender/Sexuality Alliance within my school... etc.
What do you think my chances of getting to those schools are? Scholarship possibilities? Thanks!
Hey, I was just wondering whether certain universities look down upon private school courses. I have heard that some universities hate private schools where some universities don't care. If you know any could you tell me which ones and for what university programs.
So I go to mcgill, I am taking 4 courses currently, I am doing good in everything except one course, I got a 22 on the midterm. I feel like I will not pass the course. If I drop the course will osap cut my funding?
If one was applying to Universities for BA (English? PoliSci?) how crucial is data management? I've heard it looks good to have another math after Grade 11.
I took 3U math in summer before Grade 11 and am currently in Grade 11 wondering whether I should take Data next year or not. I am taking 4U Earth and Space this year and plan to have 4U Chem next year to round out English-y courses.
Hi, I'm a grade 12 student and I'm trying to decide on a good university program and school for getting into med school. I heard that universities like U of T and McGill make it difficult to get a high GPA as it is really competitive. I am interested in McGill, McMaster, U Of Waterloo & U of Ottawa. Where do you think is the best university for keeping up a high GPA and getting into med school? And are there any programs similar to McMaster's health science?
Hi I'm a Canadian grade 12 student and I'm applying to McGill arts. In grade 11 I had around a 91 average, straight A's but I had to take math 11 online and I got an 83%. This year I'm expecting around a 93-94 average in my top 5 courses. Do I still have a chance of getting in or is this B going to cost me?
US applicant here (dual citizen though; family lives in Canada but I go to a prep school in the US). I will be applying to Queen's Commerce, Western Ivey AEO, UofT Rotman, McGill Desautels, York Schulich, and a few other schools all for finance (or related to it). I was wondering how much my 11th grade average matters for admission. I had a mid 80s average last year, but was leaning towards the high 80s by the end of the year. This year, however, my first mid-quarter average was a 95.5, and expecting around there for my first quarter grades. How much will my 11th grade average affect me for admissions? I have pretty strong standardized testing scores, a really big hook, a few decent ECs, and good essays. Also, will not taking Calc (taking Pre-Calc this year) be a big problem for admissions as well? Any help is greatly appreciated. Thanks!
I am planning to study Math and Economics for my undergrad at either UofT, UBC, or McGill. From what I have heard, American law schools look at your school's reputation AND your GPA. Hence, I ruled out lesser known Canadian universities. My conflict is that UofT seems to have the best reputation, but deflates GPAs. UBC grades slightly easier, but their reputation seems less established. And McGill doesn't seem to have a great Math and Economics program. Between UofT, UBC and McGill, how does their reputation and grading compare? Which is the best option for me if I want to apply to an American law school?
I am looking at pursuing Political Science and French (as a Second Language) at McGill. What's the best way of doing this?? Is it possible to graduate from Arts, with a Major in Political Science and a Minor in French?
I'm currently in grade 12 and I had an 89 average last year and will likely pull out of this year with a 92 or 93 average. I'm planning to do a history degree and would really love to go to Mcgill, where they """say""" the minimum grade for a BA is 86. Would I qualify for regular acceptance?
The best business schools for accounting are Schulich, Queens, Rotman, Ivey ( more finance though), Mcgill etc. They all require averages in the 90s to get in which I know I won't be able to achieve. So I am gonna apply to programs like York Bcom and pursue my accounting undergrad there. Will I still be successful? I want to become a CPA.
( I'm not saying the schools I mentioned above are the only best business school/havethe best business programs, AFM, Bacc and Laurier BBA etc are also good programs, so don't get mad!)