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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
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:
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! :)
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.
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.
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.
What do you think is the best pre-med program in Ontario. Rank your top 3 and explain why. In terms of how difficult it is to get a good GPA, med-school acceptance, workload, time for a social life/extracurricular activities.
I was planning on taking Advanced Functions on Virtual High School, or Ontario Virtual School? Any recommendations or review or anyone who's taken it before or hear things about it? Anything will help !!!!
Hey, to all grade 12s applying, or ones who already did, are you guys limiting your programs and uni due to distance? There are a few programs I want to get into, but I keep thinking 'it's too far' and am only applying to the 3 in toronto.. should I still apply to further ones?
I am so anxious. I am applying as 105D applicant and really want to know when I'll find out if I'm accepted to schools. Does anyone know when 105D applicants start receiving acceptances for Waterloo, Toronto, McGill, Western, Alberta, and basically any school you can think of in ontario?? Thanks
I have been in a Canadian highschool student for 3 years. I have applied to Guelph, western, waterloo, uoft, and mcmaster but after 2 days Guelph has sent me an email that I need to do a proficiency language test, and I don't know if the other universities I applied to will ask me for the same thing. I'm surprised because I know someone who have been here for 3 years in high school only and universities did not ask him for English proficiency test.
I have two questions, could this be a mistake and if not will other universities ask me to do an English proficiency test!?
Hi, I'm a grade 12 student who has already applied for UBC arts and 4 other universities through OUAC. Since universities only look at our top 6 marks, would it matter if I failed a course that will not be used to calculate my average? (Particularly in UBC's case, as it's my top choice school.) I'm not doing well in Biology because there is too much material and it's not relevant to what I want to do in University. I can't drop it so I've decided to just focus on my top 6 marks instead of allocating time to study bio for an average mark.
Here are what I'm planning to use as my top 6:
Calculus (or if the grade is not high enough, I'm hoping to take Writer's Craft in night school coz I suck at math loll)
RCM piano (AMX4M)
Also, after applying through OUAC, are there any additional steps to apply after paying the fee?
I am literally going into my PHYSICS1080 exam with a 40%...I’ve done horribly on all the quizzes and I used to be okay at physics in high school. I’ve went to the help room (TA’s) and Massa the prof but apparently nothing has worked. I talked to a guidance counsellor but I’m really worried I won’t pass the exam since I’m already not passing the class. I have to get a 67 to get a 50% in the course...I just wish they would mark differently on quizzes because I get like 7/10 each time which is fine for me but not fine since it means you get a 20%. Someone please help me out
It is common knowledge that mcmaster health science is the best undergrad program in canada to gain entrance into medical school. Some high statistic is always thrown around regarding the number of graduates who get accepted into med school. Are the rumors true? Mac healthsci students, how hard or easy is it to get a high (3.8+) GPA? What is the average gpa of healthsci students, and how many actually make it into medical school? How many make it into other professional programs in the medical field, such as dental or optometrist school? Please provide some references (eg links to uni websites) regarding these stats. basically, it seems like the only hard part about this program is getting admitted but once you're in its smooth sailing from there!
I really want to get into the Criminal Justice and Public Policy program at Guelph, my average is a 80.5% and the website said the average to get in is 79-83%. What is the likeliness of being accepted?