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Im in grade twelve. I take my pre calculus and chemistry online (i attend a local school on the linear system for the rest of my courses). I Finished pre calc 11 and chem 11 at the end of November. I have started both chem 12 and pre calc 12 and am about half way done both. Since Pre calculus 11 and Chemistry 11 aren't on my term one, but will be on term two am i able to apply for universities?
What are you planning on doing for the winter break? For some of us in university, we don't really have readings/exams to study for but it would be a great time to apply for scholarships or apply for summer jobs/internships/co-ops
For all of you in high school, have you considered started applying for scholarships yet? Even though the major third party ones (Loran, TD) are over, there are a lot of other smaller scholarships you should look into.
I am currently in grade 11 and hope to pursue a career in medicine.
What my question is that, I'm not sure what universities and programs I should apply for, as I have heard a lot of things on this forum, such as
don't go to mac unless you're in health sciences, as your GPA won't be the best, and I've also heard to just go to universities such as york as to easily get a high GPA, but hearing so many sides I have just confused myself and am unsure what to do!
If you guys could share your opinion on the best universities and programs where I could get a high GPA, it would be very helpful!
These are the universities programs I had wanted to go to before I confused myself:
5.Anatomy and Cellular Biology - McGill 1.Health Science - Mac 3.Life Science - Mac 6.Arts & Science - Mac 2.Med Science - Western 4.Life Science - UofT
Listed from 1-5 indicating the ones I like better.
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.
Even if I won't be living on residence I have to apply to one of the colleges but whats the purpose of it? what good does it do? what are the benefits? I heard that some are more prestige than others because of the curriculum or something.
Anyone do this for a semester or year or know anyone who has? Just wondering what the experience was like and if you would recommend doing it? I'm especially interested in Queen's 1st year BISC program.
University applications are more compatible for semestered schools, especially because the students finish half their grade 12 courses within the first semester, which gives universities a better understanding of the students' academic abilities.
However, non-semester students are barely halfway through their courses by the time they apply to universities. At the moment, my average is 95 with my top 6 grade 12 courses.
I took 3 grade 12 courses in grade 11, and received an 87 and 90 in 2 of them, but my grade 12 bio mark was a garbage 65 - I realized I didn't want to pursue the sciences and tried to drop bio but guidance pretty much said I couldn't have a spare in grade 11(???), so I just stopped going to class lol.
So my question is:
How do universities look at your marks if you're from a non-semestered school? Do they rely more on your grade 11 marks and any completed grade 12 marks that have been taken previously? Or will they just disregard the completed courses and just focus on my top 6 marks including prerequisite courses???
Just wondering if I screwed myself by having a completed grade 12 mark of 65%. I don't want the admissions teams to assume my final grade 12 marks will drop to the 60s range.
Any insight will be appreciated! Kinda freaking out over my chances of getting into competitive uni programs.
I'm writing an English essay on how university admissions have become quite demanding. With top programs demanding high 90 averages and also a long never-ending list of EC's I was wondering if anyone could comment on their experiences or simply share their opinions on this issue. And if any previous uni students could talk about what it used to take to get into their program that would be greatly appreciated.Thanks!
I know this is really weird but I really want to vent my feelings. I'm in grade 12 now and ever since grade 11, I've been researching programs, universities, campuses, reading forums, yconic threads, reddit threads, and watching uni advice videos. Thinking about university stresses me out but I still continue to read it. I read about acceptance averages as a way to procrastinate on doing my homework to actually reach those averages. I don't know why I do this, I feel like it's an obsession. Even my siblings question why I always read about it on my spare time. Why am I acting this way? Is this normal for students?
Again and again, I've been hearing that your undergraduate degree doesn't really matter to med school and that all you need is an excellent GPA. So, my question is, which undergrad programs are good for that?
I've always wanted to get into health sci at McMaster...but we all know there is a very low chance of that happening. So I was thinking UTSC Life sci (Co-op). Are there any other undergrad programs worth considering, or ones that you all are in/considering that you'd care to share?
Currently, I'm in grade 12 with a 94% average so I'm not too worried about not getting in anywhere (accept Health Sci, I am terrified) so please share some different undergrad programs I can look at!
My mark average is really bad right now I have two 90s but the rest are failing grades because i'm not attending the two classes I have since I don't really need them and my school isn't letting me drop them. I heard that universities check your mark twice once in semester 1 midterms and then your final after semester 2 and im certain i can end up with a top 6 of 90% at the end but i'm scared that the university will not accept me after seeing my failing grades in semester 1 midterms or put me bottom of the wait list. Can someone explain to me how university applications works because im still unsure.
Hello! I'm doing an online survey on google survey for my HSB4U1 class (challenge & change in society). I'd very much appreciate it if some of you can take out 2 minutes of your day and answer a few multiple choice questions :)
It feels like midterms just passed but finals are just around the corner for us (in 2-3 weeks). I'll be having my chemistry final first and was wondering how everyone was planning to study. Do you make a schedule? Do you cram? Comment below!