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Study tips
So how do you guys study for adv fund, biology, religion, calcu, chemistry, and English exams ? How long do you guys study for? When did you start studying? What resources did you use? Has anyone got perfect on their exam? These are all grade 12 courses and with first semester finals being important as fuck.. just wondering how much more I can do. Good luck on exams guys, hope you do as well as you want. Hopefully first year students can share their lucky tips. :D
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Early Admissions
Has anyone received early admissions from UofT, Waterloo, Mac or Western? I'm just wondering how soon they start to send them. 

Thanks :)
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Health Science/ Life Science 2018!
It’s now our time to apply and be admitted! This thread is geared towards the science programs for Ontario. If you get accepted to the following programs, or any similar: Life science, Health Science, Biology, Bio-Med, Medical Sciences, etc. 

(Ontario Universities / 2018 APPLICANTS) 

Please TRY Including the following:  
University:  
Program: 
Date of Application:  
Date of Offer:   
Grade 11 Average:  
Grade 12 First Semester Average / Second Semester Mid-term:

Yes I'm aware it's early! But the last year thread was made in October and some students end up getting early acceptance so this should be helpful! :)
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Future social science students (C/O 2018)
Thread for all us minorities on this site!

LEAVE DOWN BELOW A RESPONSE TO AT LEAST ONE:
If you got early acceptance yet.
if not, where have you applied?
Where do you plan on going/ What is your top choice?
(later on in the year) Where have you gotten accepted? 
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High School Class of 2018 Offers of Admission
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

Good luck everyone!!
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Where do I stand???
Greeting and salutations my friends. My average is currently hovering around a 66-69%. However my projected gym mark is around a 79% next semester. I'm currently weighing my options. My first choice is Mcmaster health sciences, my second is UofT Rotman Commerce, and my safe choice is Computer Science at Waterloo however I want to keep my pride. I have strong and Diverse EC's including Professional Igloo builder, orgame club captain, Exchange student in Mongolia (Got a picture with the President), I resell supreme hoodies on the lowww, Laser tag enthusiast (Number 1 player in Mongolia) ,Night school science award out of my class of 4, and finally recently completed driving school. 

Thank you all for time, hope to see you around Mcmaster!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Best of luck on your journey through life.
 
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I am a first year BBA student attending Wilfrid Laurier University, I'm here to answer any questions and clarify any doubts! AMA!!
Hey everyone, 

I figured y'all grade 12 students should have the chance to ask any questions about universities. I'm a registered boother for the University and I can definitely answer any questions about residence life and living alone in general, also feel free to ask about course work/load and basically any question that pops up in your mind! I was in your position last year and I definitely understand the stress that comes with grade 12, just know that it will all work out :)   

I also applied to: • Ivey 
                              • QComm 
                              • Rotman 
                              • Schulich 
                              • Mac Commerce
Best School for Political Science
Hey guys,
 
So I've applied to political science at the following schools: 
Ottawa
Queens
University of Toronto 
Western
McMaster

I have already been accepted to Ottawa and Queens. My average is above 90. I'm deciding where to go, but I have no idea which university would be best for my program. My end goal is eventually to go to law school.

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Admission Chances for Life Science plssss
My current top 6 average is hovering around an 87 (Termed, not semestered), and I'm applying for Life Sciences at Mac and Waterloo, General Science at Western, and Trent and York. I'm hoping to get into med school one day, but I'm fully open to other career options that might open up along the way. I had bronchitis for the first two months of school which really messed up my chem and bio marks because of the heavier material at the time, but I'm still confident I could get them up by maybe 4-5% by the time universities see it. 

Classical Civilizations: 97%
English: 90%
Advanced Functions: 87%
Chem: 78%
Bio: 80%
Calc: TBD (projected 85-90)

Thanks!
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Number of admissions??
Hi just wondering how many people the university is thinking of accepting for each program:

- University of Ottawa Health Sciences
- Carleton University Health Sciences
- Western Medical Science
- Brock Medical Science
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civil engineering university thread
Hey guys! I was just hoping to start this thread for students applying to engineering programs in universities so if u got an acceptance or applied somewhere could you please tell us your average and where u applied :)
Not sure
I'm not sure what to do, I want to have a degree in Computer Science and I cannot get into McMaster for Computer Science because the average is way too high for me. I'm having a difficult time deciding on where I should go I was thinking of going to U of T mississauga for computer Science but i heard the tuition is very pricey and I would want to go to York or Ryerson but they're very far from hamilton and I dont think its a realistic everyday thing. I was thinking of going to Mohawk College first and then get a degree in Software Engineering from McMaster but i'm not sure if that will be a good idea and I do not want to take a student loan because i do not want to be in debt ( my parents have a certain amount saved up for me). So my question is, should I get a student loan and live outside of home and be in debt or take the cheap way out and go through college and then try to get into Mac for software engineering.
Health Sciences at McMaster
So Last year my avg was so crap. Cannot even explain. Anyways I've always wanted to do radiology at Mac. But after seeing health sci I really like the program and what it has to offer.. Right now i have a 85% in bio, 80% in adv and 90% in religion. I have planned to take: calc, chem and eng next semester. Just curious to know what the lowest cut off for 2017 was; for both health science and radiology. Anyone know any students with a high 80%- low 90% who got into health sci and radiology? Please and thank you :) goodluck to everyone 
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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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Will I Get in to a Nursing Program?
Hi there, 

It is my dream to become a nurse, but also to get into one of my top choices for school. My main concern right now is that I have taken AP Functions, which is an accelerated course where we do Grade 11 Functions for most of semester 1, and then Grade 12 Advanced Functions from end of semester 1 until the second last month of grade 12. I feel like I made a huge mistake by taking AP instead of University, because my math mark dropped 9% from Grade 10 to Grade 11. My current average right now near the end of first semester is 88%. I am going to be dropping AP Grade 12 Functions and just taking University Functions as well as Data Management in grade 12. 

My main worry is that I won't have Advanced Functions until second semester grade 12, so universities will look at my grade 11 mark. I will be dropping all AP classes in grade 12 and just taking university levelled courses, and I am going to work much harder. I am just very worried about the grade 11 functions mark. 

The schools I am wanting to apply to for Nursing are Queens, McMaster, Ottawa, Trent and Western. 

Hopefully someone can give me some advice :)

Thanks :)
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Supplementary Applications
If I apply for universities over winter break, will they still send me the supplementary applications? 
For example; Will Waterloo send me the AIF even if I apply over the winter break?
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applying to engineering programs????
i need help with applying!! im thinking of applying to uoft track one, mcmaster engineering, uoit mechanical (safe choice) and ryerson mechanical
i dont wanna go anywhere far, only applying for mcmaster since my brother is there right now
i want to apply to mechanical eng at uoft too, because im not too sure about my chances with trackone, but i keep seeing that you should only apply to one program in the engineering fielld at uoft? what should i do? which universities are you guys applying/applied to for engineering? have you  gotten accepted and with what average?

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Is McMaster Boring?
How is the social life at McMaster. I'm not asking about the education and courses just strictly asking about the social scene. From what i've heard about McMaster is that it can get pretty dull quickly. Could you tell me about the social scene of McMaster in comparison to UWO, Laurier and Guelph. Thank you.
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Do unis care if you are failing a course not in top 6 BEFORE getting an offer?
Hey guys,

I go to a non-semestered school. If I am failing one course but it's not in the top 6 or a prerequisite, will unis like Schulich, Rotman, Ivy, etc.. care at all even though my average is like a 94% in top 6? This is before even getting an offer
Health Sciences or Nursing?
Hi, I am a grade 12 student and I'm currently frustrated with deciding which program I'd like to major in. I know I want to work in health care and initially wanted to be a doctor and specialize in obstetrics and gynaecology. I was planning to apply to Western's Med Sci but as the year's been going on, I realized that I most likely won't meet the 90% admission requirement and instead, mid to high 80s. I'm not 100% sure if I'd like to be a doctor, though I'm certain I'd like to specialize in obstetrics and gynaecology. I've been thinking of studying to become a nurse practitioner instead, who specializes in that field (if thats possible). Right now, im torn because I don't know if I should go into the nursing program at western or health science? At this point in time, I feel like I still want to go to med school, but I know that doing a BScN will also give me a backup plan, if I decide to go the nurse practitioner route, whereas a Health Science degree doesn't qualify you for anything unless you decide to go to a grad/professional program. Please help me!!!
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McMaster Life Sci
What are my chances of getting accepted to McMaster life sci with a 89-91 top 6 average?
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University transfer process after first year
Has anyone transfered universities in Ontario after first year and would like to provide any insight? How hard would it be with a GPA of 3.7 to 3.8. If anyone has gone from UWO to McMaster or York, any insight would be appreciated!
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Road to Med School
Hey guys I'm in grade 11 currently, with a 93 average that will go up for sure. I am hoping to become a medical doctor in the future, and I've been very confused about which undergrad programs to attend as some people tell me to go to a prestigious program like McMaster Health Sciences while others tell me that it does not matter. Can you please suggest the best schools and programs to attend in order to get accepted into med school? Also what are some alternate programs away from the sciences that are good for entry into med school. Thanks.
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