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First Year Student- Ask me Anything about University Admissions in Canada
Places I applied: 

Got accepted to all of them. Shoot me your questions regarding the application process to the following universities and I'll do my best to answer them for you. If you're a troll, dont even bother wasting your time on here. I didn't have very much guidance when I was applying last year, so I hope that I can provide some guidance to the students applying this year. I know it is quite an overwhelming process, not knowing which universities you will be able to gain admission into, but I can provide you with some general idea of what grades/extracurriculars you would need for the following universities from my own experience. 
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Early Acceptances!
Hi everyone! I was just wondering how early Ontario universities give out acceptances for any life/health sci programs, as well as nursing programs? I was wondering if they gave out acceptances because first semester marks are final? Just because I have siblings who applied 5-6 years back and they were able to get acceptances a month after applying. Do they still do that? oR do they not do that anymore because it's too competitive? 

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Health science vs life science
What is the difference between life science and health science? I enjoy studying bio and human body so i was wondering whether i should apply for life science or health science in university? Which ones better if i wanted to go to med school in the future?
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Haven't Heard From Western

I applied to Western for Engineering through the OUAC 105D (BC student) form almost 3 weeks ago and haven't got an email from them. Every other university that I applied to through OUAC has contacted me to set up an account and complete supplementals. Is this normal for out of province students or should I contact them?

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Health / Life Science Programs 2017
I saw an earlier post similar to this and I wanted one geared towards the science programs for Ontario. Hopefully this helps with the application process this year as it can be confusing. If you got accepted to the following programs last year, or any similar: Life science, Health Science, Biology, Bio-Med, Medical Sciences, etc. (Ontario Universities / 2017 APPLICANTS

Please Include the following: 
Date of Application: 
Date of Offer:  
Grade 11 Average: 
Grade 12 First Semester Average / Second Semester Mid-term:

This post is made to help the 2018 applicants this year! As this will give an idea of when everyone got accepted last year.
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Hi, I was wondering if any of you guys who are in pharmacy school or plan to go to pharmacy school could give me advice to what undergraduate programs would be helpful later on. As well, both UofT and Waterloo have a 70-75% admisson range, but I'm pretty sure that I would need a higher mark? Lastly, I know most people apply to life/health science programs but if I have a 87% average should I even bother applying and going into these fields?
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Chances of switching Universities.

About a year ago i began attending McMaster university for Engineering.

I finished off last year with a 3.7 GPA out the the 12 GPA standard system at McMaster, leaving me as a Transition student (Engineering Non-Degree).

I am looking into applying to different universities for the 2018 Fall term but im not sure what to do.

I had a great highschool average, with a gr12 avg of 92. I was wondering if itd be possible to apply to other universities with just my highschool marks? Im not looking into transferring any credits anyways. I wanna go into either engineering again or computer science but not at mcmaster as it just doesnt feel like the right school for me.

If i send in both my first year and highschool marks what are my chances of getting into engineering at a different school? If i apply for computer science would they even look at my first year marks as they arent the same program?

what if i only send in my highschool marks?
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Upcoming grade 12s, what program are you applying to?
What are you guys trying to get into (could write top 3 university and program) and what are you aiming for career wise? Any reason why? Would love to hear!
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McMaster Kinesiology as a pre-med program?
Hey! What do you guys think about Kinesiology as a pre-med program? Can I complete all the requirements needed for med school with this program?
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hey guys I have a really quick question.
So I recently dropped a course before full disclosure and it still shows on my ouac profile that i'm currently enrolled. If apply early, will they see that i've dropped it? I'm freaking out because I really wanted to apply earlier but do I have to wait until they actually take off that "currently enrolled" before i can apply? 
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Western Kinesiology
does westerns kinesiolgy require students to take gym courses like yorks kin programs ( I belive york calls them pkins...)
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Western Combined Kine & Business (Ivey) Degree
Western Combined Kine & Business (Ivey) Degree

Anyone in that program or about to apply? I've always wanted to do business but my parents want me to be a physiotherapist so they recommended me taking kinesiology which i don't really mind... So I searched and found out about UWO's combined kine and business degree... I know Ivey is already hard to get into but how's the kinesiology program? Thanks in advance
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Competitive Averages for health sciences
can someone just help me a little with admission averages for any health science programs in ontario as well as nursing programs.

i've been doing a lot of research and it's been scaring me that all these averages, like a lot of people said don't even bother applying to nursing programs if you have a below 90 average because you're just wasting time and money. is this true?

also, just from anyone with past experience with applying, how early can you get accepted into university for early admissions, and how does early admissions work? 

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what do universites care about
i have some extracurricular and im in the mid 80's. Do they really just care about marks and also for high school report cards in the front it says N G E S based on your behaviour do they care about that?? N=needs improvement G=good E=excellent s= satisfactory and also do they look at the column where it says late or skipped classes
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Does western university kinesiology require students to take 'active courses'
i heard students must take gym type courses in which they are graded, is this true? Which universities do and don't require this?
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Osap Free tuition question
My parents make less than 30k combined and osap knows that but my I'm only getting 5k in grants and 5k in loans. I thought I would receive free tuition from osap.

Thanks for the help 
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Grades For Mac Health Sci
What do you think was the biggest factor for you getting into the health science program because I know it is very competitive to get in. Is it the grades, hours, extracurriculars, etc.?
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Taking Chemistry in night school and Biology online
Will this be bad for me in first year university? Its too late for me to go into a Biology class as they are all full but should I do Chemistry in night school? I want to go into Nursing.
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Are these marks good enough for early acceptance?
Grade 12 Advanced Functions - 98
Grade 12 English - 96
Grade 12 Kinesiologt - 90
Grade 11 Functions - 97
Grade 11 Biology - 93
Grade 11 Chemistry - 91

Specifically programs like queens commerce and western ivey
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uni applications
references for top business schools such as Ivey queens Laurier bba and ryerson. when they ask for references does it have to all be teachers or can they be like your supervisors from your part time jobs and stuff?
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Random Questions about University

I am starting to look into University and the programs I want to go into, but I'm still confused on some things. Thanks in advance!


- What does "declaring a major" mean?

     - How does a double major or a major and minor work?

     - With going into a program, do you apply for the university or the program? For example lets say I was wanting to go into business at U of T, would I apply to U of T or the business program?

     - For undergraduate is BS and BA the only diplomas available? Also, is a got a BS what would I get my majors in?  

Sorry if any of these are dumb questions...

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To anyone in university currently or finished:
What did you major in, and did/do you like the program/courses/university etc. Do you regret your decision, wish you could do something else, or are you happy with what you're doing?
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