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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?
So Last year my avg was so crap. Cannot even explain. Anyways I've always wanted to do radiology at Mac. But after seeing health sci I really like the program and what it has to offer.. Right now i have a 85% in bio, 80% in adv and 90% in religion. I have planned to take: calc, chem and eng next semester. Just curious to know what the lowest cut off for 2017 was; for both health science and radiology. Anyone know any students with a high 80%- low 90% who got into health sci and radiology? Please and thank you :) goodluck to everyone
I'm considering to take one of these social sciences. Can anybody who might have took either provide any input?
Should I be taking either of these? Or take something else that could potentially become a grade 12 average booster like Grade 11 Computer Engineering, or fast track a Grade 12 math or science? My overall Grade 9 English mark was a 92.
For a better understanding of me: My course I plan to take are...
Biology11 (in IBt student class)
Chemistry AP 11
+ Course (Philosophy, Anthropology, or Fast-Track Mathematics/Science, Comp Engineering?
- About to take Grade 11 computer science in grade 10 second semester.
- Taking all three sciences simply to "keep options open", yet Ive heard almost everybody takes two or all sciences knowing now whether they want engineering or biomedical fields.
Any advice about my overall course selection is absolutely welcome.
TL:DR - Grade 11 Philosophy or Intro to Anthropology?
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.
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.
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I'm in Grade 10, and the original plan was for me to fast track and take functions in second semester. I don't know if this will benefit or hurt me when I need to take calculus and advanced functions. So I was thinking of fast tracking English instead? Has anyone done this? What's your view on it?
I will have to be choosing my grad 11 courses next week. I had already planned my courses in advance, but now that the time to finalize my decision is arriving, I don't know if I took all the courses I truly want. Truthfully, I have no idea what I want to do in the future. I will probably go into pre-medical, and simultaneously do something else, but I'm not sure.
The courses I have picked for grade 11 are (all university level):
-Introduction to Computer Sciences
-Introduction to Canadian and International Law (Grade 12)
-Intro to Anthropology, Sociology, Psychology
Grade 12 (university level):
Calculus and Vectors
However, I also wanted to take economics, and there's this course simply called science which is for university/ college level, and I don't know if I should take that. Philosophy is also something I wanted to take, but it was just to broaden my learning so it is not vital to take the course. I don't know if I should take out Intro to Anthropology, Sociology, Psychology and do economics instead. The computer science courses is something I'm also deliberating on not taking. The Writer's Craft is something I know I don't need, because I'm actually very, very good at writing and I'm always striving to do better, and I practice writing every spare moment I have, but I still really want to take it because writing means the world to me. I'm hesitating from summer school, because it's possible that I might get a lower mark. I always try to get the highest mark possible (95%+), because I want to go to go to a prestigious ivy league university in America. Can someone please give me advice? I know the decision is ultimately mine, though. I'm not looking for easy courses, but is a 95%+ in these courses doable?
Hi! I'm currently in grade 10 and we have to select our courses for next year soon.
These are the courses I'm taking this year:
French Immersion (FIF2D) and getting an 89
Canadian History (in french for french immersion) (CHC2DF) and getting an 86
Science (SNC2D) and getting a 92
English (ENG2D) and getting an 87
Financial Accounting Fundamentals (BAF3M)
Intro to Anthropology, Psychology, and Sociology (HSP3U)
Civics/Careers (in French) (CHV2OF/GLC2OF)
Enriched Math (MPM2DE)
I already have a few courses chosen for next year but I'm not sure about all of them, that's why I'm making this thread. I will note that I'm not sure what I want to do after high school but I do have an interest in and am good at math.
Currently chosen courses:
Advanced Functions (MHF4U) (I like math and want to take all three grade 12 maths so I'm doing this in grade 11)
French Immersion (FIF3U)
another French course because I'm going for 10 credit French immersion
My questions are:
1. for my second french course, should I take grade 11 communications technology(TGJ3MF), grade 12 interdisciplinary studies (IDC4UF), grade 12 Families in Canada (HHS4U) or grade 11 food and culture (HFC3M)?
2. for my other 3 courses I'm thinking about computer science (ICS3U), physics (SPH3U), chemistry (SCH3U), raising healthy children (HPC3O) (I feel like although this isn't an "academic" course per say, it would contain very useful actual life skills. I also just want an easy course and want to take the electronic baby home lol), Personal and Fitness Activities (PAF3OFE) (I'm not a very active person and would like to get in shape. I also feel like it could help me considering I dance outside of school, idk), and world religions (HRT3M) (I'm genuinely interested in this course but would have to take it online as my school doesn't offer it, I'm just wondering for anyone who has, how do you find online courses during the school year, not summer school)
3. as I said before, I want to take world religions online during the school year. How do online courses differ from being in a classroom? (idk how it works for everyone else, but I would get a spare to do my online class so it wouldn't be night school or anything like that)
So my ideal career paths are all under health sciences, which are these:
• Dental sciences
So from my understanding, I need an undergraduate degree for these, and then medical school, etc.
Currently in grade 10, only thing that differs from usual grade 10 courses is that I also took Functions. So, what courses would allow me to hit the most birds with one stone, if I were to change my mind or anything?
My name is Neal, and I graduated from Brock's Bachelor of Accounting Co-op program in 2016 and Carleton's Master of Accounting program in 2017. I was a yconic Student Ambassador for 2016-17. Although I work full-time at PwC now, I'm still around answering questions about accounting as a career and universities.
My co-op work experience includes:
-Corporate Accounting, Henkel (Germany)
-Assurance and Tax, Collins Barrow
-Risk Assurance, Ernst and Young
I currently work at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Assurance. .
A snapshot of my time at Brock:
-Served as an executive for several clubs
-Participated in numerous internal/external case competitions and conferences
-Served as a Tutorial Leader for Brock's first-year Macroeconomics course
-Inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma (the top 10% of Goodman get invited)
-Did co-ops and internships with 3 different companies in corporate accounting, assurance, tax and risk assurance located in Germany and Canada
-Participated in a short-term exchange to France
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-Lived in residence (first-year) and off campus
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-President of the Sprott MAcc Society
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I got thrown into a hard semester (Advanced Functions, Chemistry, Physics, English) and am doing decently (high 80 average at the moment). I was wondering if universities know and acknowledge this in some way when giving acceptances.
The transition from high school to university is not particularly easy for many students. Recently, I attended an event where I got the chance to hear several industry professionals' success stories. A couple of them talked about being on academic probation and what they did to turn it all around. I thought their stories were inspiring.
If you're a post-secondary student or have graduated, it'd be nice to hear from you.
Have you ever been on academic probation? If so, how did you get back on track?
I'm planning to take two courses online; Advanced Functions and Calculus and Vectors. I was wondering if anyone knew anything about Blyth Academy online courses or VHS online courses. I'm currently taking Advanced Functions this semester at day school and am getting 80% (midterm) but I'm looking to take it online and get at least a 90%. Which school should I use if I'm looking for a high mark? Is there a HUGE difference between online and in-class private schools in terms of how easy it is to score a high mark?
Hi! I'm Chanel, one of the Yconic Student Ambassadors for 2017-2018. As a student in high school, I can easily relate to any questions you may have and am readily available to help you. So feel free to ask me anything and I answer back speedily!
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I was wondering if the life science program at University of Toronto (Scarborough campus) looks at you overall grade 12 average or the individual marks. And, do they take into account your semester 1 midterms?
So I'm currently in my first year of uni and I have taken 2 midterms so far. I'm not doing as well as I thought, considering my grades have dropped by at least 10% (teachers are right when they say your average may drop by that much!). I averaged in the 90s as a high school student and now I'm in the low 80s. I am planning on changing my study habits, but I'm not sure on how to do so.
I'm wondering if there's anyone who had a successful first year in university, and would like to give tips and advice not just to me, but to others who are also poorly transitioning into post secondary. :)
Final exams are worth A LOT. In one of my courses, our final exam is worth 60%. Depending on what you're taking, your final might be cumulative. This means that you'll have to study EVERYTHING you've learned in the course from the very beginning.
That said, when do you start studying for final exams? Have you already started? Or do you just wait and kick it into high gear the night before?
I am currently a victory lap student. Last year, I didn't have a specific target wht I wanted to do, wasn't motivated and didn't put much effort into my courses and ended up failing few courses. I decided that I needed to change, after putting all the hard work into my courses, avoiding distraction, I successfully completed my top 5 courses with about 90 average. My goal is to get into to top business schools Lazaridis(Laurier), Schulich, Queens, etc. On OUAC it shows up my failed courses with my top 6 courses. I am just concerned if Business school will see it as negative factor even though it's not in my top 6, when choosing candidates for the admission?