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UW/WLU BBA/BMath Graduate - AMA
I've seen a lot of misinformation flying around this forum about a lot of programs, so hopefully I can answer some of those questions with more details. 

About me:
- Graduated from the BBA/BMath Double Degree program
- My home school was UW
- Involved with a lot of clubs and activities on both campuses
- TA'd for courses at both UW and Laurier
- Co-op terms in teaching, operations, systems work, and finance
- After graduating I worked in communications at UW and worked closely with people from the admissions team (no, I cannot tell you how likely you are to get an offer)
- Currently in a graduate program in Operations Research 

Feel free to ask any questions you have about the DD program, Math/CS at UW, or Business at Laurier. If I don't know the answer, I will try to direct you to the appropriate people.

Disclaimer: All answers are my opinion are not the official positions of the University of Waterloo or Wilfrid Laurier University
Waterloo AFM Help
Alright I messed up and now my grade 11 average is around 81

Did I fuck my chances for afm or is there still hope
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Waterloo CFM application thread
I noticed that this thread did not exist so i was wondering how the other CFM applicants are doing. If you have applied please state your average, the activities in your AIF and what place is it on your OUAC.

Average: 93.5 top 6 right now but maybe 95 by midterm
AIF: over volunteered at the same place for 2 years, club founder, worked at a bank, member of school math club, house league basketball for all of high school... ect
Ranking: first on ouac
Waterloo AFM Chances
Hey everyone. 
89% average as of right now, hoping to get to 92+ by midterm. 

I retook two courses in night school and gave legitimate reasons to why I did in my AIF. 
Does this hurt my chances significantly of getting admitted?

Also, for the video interview, the time ended as I was saying literally saying my last two words of my conclusion. Will that make a big difference as well?

Thanks everyone for the help!

NOTE: I also got an email saying they've reviewed my application but they'll consider me for the round coming up in May.
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Will I get accepted into university with a bad grade 11 mark?
I plan on applying to Queen's, Western, Laurier, Waterloo, Mcmaster and UofT for bachelor of arts. 
My marks from grade 11 first semester were all above 90's except for math (I only took mixed and university courses). I finished functions with a 57. 
I'm a good student and I expect to get 80's and 90's in the rest of my grade 11 and grade 12 courses.
If I keep up my marks (other than math) will I still be accepted into these universities? Btw I'm not taking math in grade 12 lol

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What will help you succeed
Every degree is useless if you don't have the motivation and passion to do something with it.  University, just like high school is a stepping stone and not necessarily a final step. Just thought this was interesting to share https://www.brandman.edu/news-and-events/news/2017/08/17/13/13/5-things-the-worlds-most-successful-people-have-in-common
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Most of you med school hopefuls will not get into medical school, so have a good backup option!


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Where to study computer science?
Hi kids,
I'm currently trying to figure out where I want to apply next year. What are some of the better comp sci programs in Canada (other than Waterloo)? My average is currently sitting at a 95% and I'm from Alberta (although I'm not sure if I want to go to University of Calgary).
Thank you for the help!
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Need advice choosing a program
I've been accepted to Waterloo GBDA and Guelph Bcomm and waiting on Laurier. I am interested in business (Strong in math) however also really enjoy digital media.
Pros- Free tuition, Good social life
Cons- Weaker program compared to Laurier 

Pros- Very strong and interested in digital media
Cons- Expensive, Not a strong business component, 

Pros- Very well recognized program
Cons- Harder program, Haven't been accepted  
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Waterloo Engineering Application Thread 2018
New cycle ----> new thread.

Usually these threads are used to help applicants and aspiring applicants with their chances in getting into their desired program.

To make things easier and more organized, please include:

• Program of interest.  
• Average (make sure to include the marks for all your courses, Waterloo does not specify which other U/M course it takes into consideration).
• Extracurriculars, awards, distinctions, jobs, volunteer experience, etc.  
• Any other relevant information. 

It might be a bit early, but you can post your expected averages, and what you hope to get done for the AIF. Until around December, you can just post questions and inquiries to help you out.
1st Year Ryerson Engineering AMA Thread!
Well, the title says it all
To all the grade 12s, I was in the same boat as you last year, wondering about admissions, career and so on. But I am finally onto my next stage of life, studying engineering. Woohoo (have midterms soon, so mixed emotions! :/ )
Anyways, If you guys have any questions related to admissions, student life, commuting, programs, and so on, feel free to post them below. I'll try to answer as fast as I can.
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Has anyone got into waterloo even if they did night school or summer school
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Do I have a chance
I went through alot throughout highschool which resulted in me barley going, my marks in gr 11 were 60’s & 70’s I got through that stuff and decided university is what I really wanted to persue, I have done 3/ my 6 top courses and my average is currently an 87 I’m currently enrolled in the next three. 
I just wanna know do universities look down at marks like that? I know if you have been through certain things you can write letters or fill out an application explaining the gap in your marks but, I dont really want to do that because I feel like there are people who have been through worse, I guess my question is should i consider filling one of those out or should I just let my marks do the talking 
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1st Year Ryerson Architecture Student.. ask me anything!
hey guys I've been seeing a lot of questions regarding Ryerson Architecture as well as how it compares to other architecture programs etc, and I thought it would be nice to directly ask someone who's had some first hand experience! So feel free to ask me anything, I know you guys are all anxious to hear results and have lots of things on your mind so yeah, feel free! I also did my waterloo interview/precis so I can answer questions about that process too:)
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Waterloo Architecture 2018
Since people started to get interviews for Waterloo, I thought I'd start a thread!
When are your interviews?
What was your gr11 average and what is your current gr12 average?
How are your portfolios coming along? What are you guys including in them?
What are you guys expecting for the precis test?
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Waterloo double degree admission
Does anyone know if there is an early round this year?
Applied to the mathematics (waterloo) and business management (laurier) double degree program.
I am from pei and has an average of 97.5. Submitted my IELTS and aif in February.
Plan to take euclid.

Have any one received the double degree admission?
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Does Waterloo Computer Science Require IB Physics?
I'm currently in an IB school and in grade 11 and I didn't take IB Physics. I was on Waterloos requirements page and they required normal physics which i have taken, but when I select the IB tab, it says HL Physics as an requirement. I have high 6's and 7's and a vast majority of EC's. But im worried that since I didn't take IB physics I'm no longer valid for this program.
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Co-Op vs. Prestige
Schools like Waterloo and Laurier have co-op programmes, while Rotman, Queens Ivey Schulich have prestige. In which colleges do I have a higher chance of getting recruited after my course is over? I've heard in some cases prestige is so much greater than whether or not you've been in co-op or not.
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Official SHAD 2018 Waitlist
Hey guys, this is a forum for waitlist for Shad 2018!!

Who's on the waitlist?

What do you have and where do you think you fit in?

Anyone not sending back the waitlist form??
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Waterloo AFM vs Schulich BBA
Which school is better for accounting? I’m having a hard time choosing between the two. I want to become a CPA. I’ve been accepted to both.
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Alternate Offer
I applied to the biomedical science program at University of Guelph but I was offered a conditional offer instead. Is there any chance that I'll get an acceptance to biomedical science?

Edit: I meant alternate offer!
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U of t engineering
Has anyone recently been accepted for track one? Does anyone know when the next rounds of acceptence are?
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