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Hi, I am really stressed out for gr.12 because I'm really scared that I will not get into university. I am interested in going into either psychology or anthropology. Ever since the start of highschool I was always super interested in those subjects. 

Anyways I am going to be applying to five universities: 
-Western University (really hoping I'd get into this one) 
-University of Waterloo
-Ryerson University 
-Laurier 
-York University 

My grade eleven marks: 
English (gr11): 87%
English (gr12):86%
Biology: 81% 
Math: 88%
Forces of Nature: 70% (really hated this class, only went because of guidance recommendation)
Psychology: 83%
World Religions: 90%
Law: 80% 

Those are my gr11 marks, I'm really disappointed because I was hoping I'd get high grades for early acceptance but really fell off. HOWEVER, my semester two marks were all above 85% which I'm hoping the universities that I want to go to look at. I know I could do well, extremely well, this year but I'm so scared that I will mess up and just blow my chances completely so can you guys just maybe give me a bit of advice for prepping and making sure I am successful?? 
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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First year general science at UWO (math major), ask me anything!
I'm first year in general science, planning to head into actuarial science next year. Feel free to ask me anything about western.
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University Admissions
Do universities for normal acceptance look at your grade 12 semester 1 final, and semester 2 midterm for acceptance? 
And what about for early acceptance?
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Help needed badlyyy
Hey I was wondering if i could get some information about the health sciences programs and the requirement and the required grades and also what would be the best program to take in order to become a paediatrician. Is Data management a requirement? Please and thank you.
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McMaster Health Science FIRST YEAR (AMA)!!! Premed, applying, scholarships...
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. 

I applied also to:
Western Med Sci
Queen's Science and QUARMS
UBC Science
McGill Science

My average was 98%
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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Engineering
Hey I was wondering what the academic admission requirements are for universities such as Waterloo, Mcmaster, UofT, Ryerson, Western, and Guelph. Mainly for engineering courses. And also what the best engineering courses at each of these universities is.

PS. I know this is a very big question, and I'm sorry. I am just trying to do some research before I apply. 
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Queens Arts Admission
Hey Guys! I'm currently finishing up my grade 12 year, and looking into Queens Economics as long with Western (Both Social Science). My current finished grades are: ENG4U- 90%, Data Management- 88%, French4U-88%, and I am currently enrolled in Challenge and change (92%) and business (94%). I also have a lot of EC's I am wondering what past arts students got accepted with, and more specific Economics student? 

Thanks, guys!
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Will I Get in? Opinions Please?
Hi friends! Just looking for some opinions.

I am a grade 12 student and my top three choices are UBC Sauder, Ivey, and Smith School of Business. I expect to have a average of about 94ish

My EC's are
-Model UN (traveld to several away conferences, in Europe and the states)
-President of Grad Committee
-Field Hockey player for 10 years
-Field hockey coach
-Part time job for over a year
-Volunteer work
-Environment Club

What do you think? I mean it comes down to how you write your personal profile, but any thoughts on the whole? Bc I have hear a lot of people have crazy amazing EC's and such. Thanks! 


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Private School Courses
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.

Thanks
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Should I retake Advanced Functions?
I took Adv. Functions in summer school and I got a 90. My parents want me to retake it in the regular school year so I can get a high 90 in the course to maximize my top 6 average. I'm gonna be applying to McMaster Health Science, Western Medical Science. What do you guys think?
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Should I take CGW4U instead of SPH4U??
I'm planning on applying to nursing soon and I have physics next semester. I took it in grade 11 and I really didn't like it. If I continue with it next semester, I'd have the same teacher as the previous year. But my only concern is that do I really need it for nursing? 
That's where cgw4u comes in. I've read about the course and it seems interesting to me, and I already have a friend who is taking that same course next semester. If this is any help, here's my schedule layout for both semesters:
Semester 1:
P1-advanced functions 
P2-religion 
P3-chemistry 
P4-spare
(I'm taking English online)
Semester 2:
P1-calculus & vectors 
P2-spare
P3-biology 
P4-physics
I've had so many people tell me that if I'm going into a science-based program, then I should take all three. I've checked all the university requirements and none of them have said that I need physics. It just says English, bio, grade 11 university math (or any grade 12 equivalent), chemistry, and two other U/M courses. Should I take physics next semester, or just take world issues? I understand that they're both two completely different topics, but I really don't know what else I can do. I've already searched up on whether I need physics or not, and I've seen mixed answers.
Any input would be appreciated! 
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First Year McMaster Life Science: AMA
yconic really helped me last year but unfortunately there weren't many people that were in this program on yconic. I can try to answer any questions related to McMaster, my program, what I applied to, residence, etc.. 

Applied to: 
McMaster Life Science and Health Science 
Western Medical Science 
Queen's Science 
QuARMS
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Incoming Commerce/Business 2021 Student
Hey guys! I've been seeing a couple of these incoming student posts, so I thought I'd do one for Business/Commerce in general.

I applied to York Schulich, UofT Rotman, UTM Commerce, Queen's Commerce, WLU BBA, and Western BMOS + Ivey AEO and got into all of them. I ended up choosing Queen's Commerce.

So feel free to reply to this post if you have any questions about any of the above universities or programs. I used this website a ton when I was applying so I thought I'd try to help some 2022 kids :) I also researched a lot for the above schools.
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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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AMA: First Year UWO Mustang, Researcher, and Young Entrepreneur
Hey Yconic, 

I'm Benson and I'm one of your 2017-2018 student ambassadors! I'm a first-year health science student at Western University and I'll be answering any questions you might have for me. 

Who am I and what have I done?
-First-year health science student at Western University 
-Ex Co-op student at Mount Sinai Hospital (Toronto)
-Current research student at Sick Kids Hospital (With 1 co-authorship and currently writing the manuscript for a project I work on)
-Worked several part time jobs in high school 
-Ontario's youth entrepreneurship program (Summer Company) alumni
-Current Summer Company Mentor 
-Loran Scholarship Semi-Finalist
-Winner of many different smaller scholarships 

Feel free to ask me anything and I'll answer as quickly as I can!

Benson Law 
-Yconic Student Ambassador
Will I get in?
I am in grade 12 and applying to Ivey, Queens Commerce, and UBC Sauder as my top choices. What are my chances of getting into any of these schools?

I expect my average to be about 90%

My ECs are as follows:
1. lifeguard and swimming instructor for my town 
2. Working at a swim academy for over 2 years 
3. My towns  youth council which is run by an MPP  
4. Best buddies 2 years
  5. Social justice president 2 years, member for 4 years I ran a charity event. 
6. Swim team 3 years
  7. Model UN 2 years
  8. Student Prefect
9. Mentor for grade 9s
 9. Junior Achievement- VP of production
10. Babysitting for over 5 years 
11. 2 Volunteer awards  
12. Tutoring  
13. Peer tutoring-leadership class
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If I dont get AEO at Western University but I get accepted into BMOS should I still go to BMOS and try to get into HBA without AEO?
Hey there, so I am currently in Grade 12, will probably have a 92-94 average with decent EC's. I am currently aiming to get into AEO, but if I don't get AEO should I still go for BMOS and hope I can still get into HBA? How hard is it?

Thanks!
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Best university for getting into med school/a high GPA?
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?
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FOOD & NUTRITION AT BRESCIA?? PLEASE HELP!
Hello!!!
I was thinking of applying and was wondering if anyone knew what the min average is? Also, is it hard to study?(how many hours per day? lots of tests? Is there a lot of memorization to do?) I'm just worried abut the academic aspect of it as I have no idea if this may be the right program for me as I'm not the best at math and don't enjoy bio that much(had an 80 and I tried my hardest). What sciences/math do you need to be good at, are the classes hard, anddd is it easy t make friends or not? is there diversity?
Thank you!! 
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