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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
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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:  
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!

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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Going to University of Ottawa as an international student?
Hi guys, 
I am pretty sure I will be accepted to Ottawa mechanical engineering and will probably go there. I'm an international student and the tuition is expensive but it's half of Waterloo's. 
I have a few questions about life there.

1. Are people mostly French-speakers there?
2. Would I be having difficulty if I do not speak a single word of French? 
3. I'm very interested in aerospace, do big aero companies hire co op students there? I also like cars so maybe Tesla as well?
 4. Does being an international student affect my coop opportunities? I did some research and many jobs in coop are government jobs.

I really want to go to Waterloo as well but if these factors do not seem to have much of an effect, I think the tuition difference is worth it. 

Thanks everyone in advanced! 

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UOttawa Early Acceptance
Does UOttawa look at grade 11 marks as well as the grade 12 midterm marks when making the decision to send out an early acceptance offer, or solely the grade 11 marks? Thanks!
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Best School for Political Science
Hey guys,
So I've applied to political science at the following schools: 
University of Toronto 

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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i'm a grade 12 student and just got accepted into the nursing program at university of Ottawa and I've read about the program online but i still don't know what to expect. Is it really as hard as it seems?
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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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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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Grade 12 - Biology People
How is it like?

Is there lots of Chemistry involved?

Do you print notes or write them?

How is it compared to gr 11 bio?

Does the textbook help?

Interested in kin
this message is rather directed towards people in human kinetics/kinesiology programs. I am interested and would love some advice :)
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
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Is Brock BAcc Worth it Without Co-op?
The title is pretty self explanatory. I know the Brock BAcc program with co-op is pretty good but is it worth it if you don't do co-op? Obviously it wouldn't be as good, but would it still be a good option?
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Carleton PAPM or UOttawa PoliSci (w. French Immersion)
Overall I love Carleton's PAPM course b/c it allows you to choose an overarching specialization as well as a concentration within that specialization geared more towards what you love so it's more tailored to you as a student and your exact preferences that range within that area of study but UOttawa offers French Immersion which is invaluable. It ensures that you learn the second language which is a huge advantage in this area of work. Along with PoliSci i'm also interested in International development which is what I'd choose as my concentration in the PAPM program. Because UOttawa's program is less specialized i'm not sure whether that equates to less opportunities etc.

Overall which is the better choice?
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uOttawa 2nd Year Mechanical Engineering- AMA!
Hey everyone! I did one of these last year and it seemed to help a bunch of people so I thought it would be good to do one of these again. I'm currently in 2nd year Mechanical Engineering with co-op at uOttawa! Feel free to ask me anything about residence, campus life, living in Ottawa, academics (even outside of engineering), admission, etc etc! Whatever comes to mind! Some background info:

-I play on the quidditch team (it's a real thing and we're fantastic)
-I was in Civil Engineering first year, then switched into Mechanical this past summer
-I originally applied and got in for Electrical and Civil
-I lived in residence first year (go Stanton!) as I'm from the GTA

Ask away! :)
uOttawa 1st year Biomedical Mechanical Eng Student

I'm a first year Biomedical Mechanical Engineering student studying at the University of Ottawa. Feel free to ask me about anything ( residence, admissions, campus life, academic resources, admissions to other Universities, why u of O, etc.) and I'll answer to the best of my abilities. Fall last year was really stressful for me when applying for uni, so I hope this thread will help you guys out. 

A little about me : 

- I live in Marchand
- I'm from Western Canada (Saskatchewan)
- I'm bilingual (taking my classes in french)
- I've joined a few clubs (the nerdy ones)

Ask anything that comes to mind! 

I’ll be applying using 105D application. Does anyone know the deadline to apply? My program says “deadline for requesting admission”. Does that mean the deadline to apply?
Why does everyone wanna become a doctor?
Legit 95% of you fools won’t even become doctors. If you’re into money, just do business, don’t waste 10+ years of school and ruin the chance for a student who deserves to be in med school. I’m sick and tired of people trying to become doctors, just do something else ffs.
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Brock BAcc Student, Ask Me Anything!
If anyone is curious about the Brock BAcc program feel free to ask me! Or if you're curious about the admissions process in general for other business programs I may be able to answer your questions. Below I've include the programs I applied to last year and where I got accepted or denied. If anything interests you feel free to ask me.

Brock BAcc (co-op): Accepted
Waterloo AFM (co-op): Accepted
UTSC Management (coop): Accepted
UTM Commerce: Accepted
Ryerson Accounting and Finance: Accepted
Queens Commerce: Rejected
UOttawa Commerce (co-op): Accepted
McMaster Business 1: Accepted