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Which is the better university for the Social Work program
York University or Ryerson University based on

- courses
- work load
- campus life
- professors
- theoretical or practical 
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Easy courses??
Guys what are some easy grade 11 courses to boost my average. I study in the Canadian system.
AMA: Brock BAcc Graduate, Carleton MAcc Graduate, Big 4 Employee
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  
-Volunteered for the business school's Career Services office, where I critiqued students' resumes  
-Lived in residence (first-year) and off campus

A snapshot of my time at Carleton:  
-President of the Sprott MAcc Society  

Feel free to ask me questions below! Or you can add me on LinkedIn if you'd like to send a private message (https://www.linkedin.com/in/nsengupta).
New Ryerson graduate: Ask Me Anything!
Let's connect! https://www.linkedin.com/in/ilanaenoukov

I'm a new Ryerson University graduate (October 2017) that majored in Professional Communication and I wrote the LSAT in June 2017. Aside from holding 3 internships through the last 3 years of my degree, I also worked as a mentor for first year students and in student recruitment for my program faculty. In 2016, I worked as a Project and Communications Assistant for the Treasury Board Secretariat (TBS) for the Government of Ontario, and in September 2016 I was hired at the Ontario Energy Board in the Public Affairs department. In my last semester of school, in the summer of 2017, I was hired full time as the Marketing Communications Coordinator for the Toronto based architecture firm Sweeny&Co. At the end of 2017 I got the opportunity to move into a Digital Communications role for the Ontario Pharmacists Association (OPA).

In 16 months, from my first position in 2016 at TBS to my current role at OPA at the end of 2017, I've been able to grow my salary by 140%. I only graduated in October 2017. 

I can answer questions about:
- all program requirements and acceptances 
- campus life 
- residence 
- internships and co-op opportunities + job search + how I got hired in the government + how I got my full time job + other job related advice
- LSAT studying/writing 
- basically any other questions you might have!

Hope you're all excited about the potential of attending Ryerson! Ask me anything! 

If you're looking to contact me personally, you can reach me at ienoukov@ryerson.ca

How do universities look at private school courses/courses taken outside day school?
My top choices or Mcmaster and Western for life sci/med sci. I finished 4 out of my top 6 in grade 11 but last semester (first semester grade 12) did not go well due to personal reasons. If I retake advanced functions or just do calculus online would that affect me in any way? Or will they take the mark from private school. I heard waterloo and uoft penalize your score. 

Any help/tips is appreciated. Thank you. 
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Can I still get into university with these Grade 9 Marks?
Hello, I'm currently in Grade 9 at the IBT Program in Gordon Graydon, but I'm dropping the program to try for Pre-AP  Courses at Applewood Heights.

My courses (that I hope I can take) are:
Gr. 10 Academic English
Gr. 10 Academic Math
Gr. 10 PRE-AP science
Gr. 11 Computer Science
Gr. 10 Computer Technology
Gr. 10 Canadian History (if I do well, I plan on taking AP World History)
Gr. 10 Healthy Living
Gr. 10 Introduction to Business (will probably bump up to Gr. 11 Accounting if I do insanely well)

Gr. 9 Spanish as an alternate in case I don't get one of my selected courses

If I maintain an 80 or higher for this semester science, I can get into the Pre-ap stream at my school. I'm worried however about my first semester grades, which was 90 in Drama, 85 in Geography, 85 in English but a staggering 64 in Math. Would you guys recommend me to continue to pursue these courses despite my abysmal grades, or should I go to the applied stream? My end goal is to get a Bachelors Degree in Either Comp Sci or Psychology, would my first semester marks hinder my opportunities to get into university?
Medical/Life Sciences Help Thread!!!
I'm currently a grade 11 student, and I am planning on pursuing a career in the medical sciences field (to potentially become a doctor/medical researcher one day)

 I know that I am capable of achieving high marks, but I'm worried that marks along won't be enough to be able to be accepted into a competitive program such as Mcmaster, Western, or U of T.  
I plan to get into medical school afterward, but am worried again that if I am not accepted, where a general science/medical science degree would get me.. but I plan on going to medical school!!

So current university students/medical student applicants/students what would your advice to me, a grade 11 student be? What kinds of activities/jobs/internships/opportunities/marks did you have or would recommend in order to be accepted?? 

What did you do in grade 11/12 to truly stand out from the crowd? 

Thanks!!! :^)
Easiest course at Virtual High School?
Anyone know what course I should take online to boost my average? Can anyone share experiences with the course they took? Do universities accept courses from outside of day school?
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Should I replace Biology for Philosophy / Intro to Anthro, Socio and Psychology?
Chance for final course selection happens in a few days, so I'll keep this short and sweet.
For grade 11, should I replace Biology for Philosophy / Intro to Anthro, Socio and Psychology?

I'm considering going into the software / computer field, or business field. I have chemistry (AP) and physics planned as well.
Queen's Science Offers of Admission

I am wondering if anyone has received an offer of admission from Queen's in the general science program (QS). I'm currently very anxious that I won't be accepted as my average is not as competitive as some of the ones I have seen on other forums. 

My grade 11 average was just an 87%, it was actually the lowest I have received (grade 9 and 10 I had a 91%). This year I am hoping I can at least get a 90% but I am still very unsure of myself because I applied in december and have not heard back from them but a lot of other people have.

I am just wondering if anyone with a similar grade 11 average as me has gotten an offer of admission to the program and/or if someone that is in the program right now got accepted with a similar average.


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Which top 6 does Ivey look at?
Does Ivey look at English + Math + Top 4 

or English + top 5

And how do they look at repeated courses? I think I remember the rep saying the use the highest grade but I can't remember for sure. 
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Is it possible to switch between BMOS and Social Sciences at Western?
Hey, I've been accepted to BMOS at Western as well as Social Sciences (Economics). If I were to accept Social Sciences for example, how hard would it be to switch to BMOS for second year?
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UBC Nursing Acceptance?
I'm currently a grade 11 student applying to UBCO nursing with an average of 92%. That is what they are gonna see on my transcript when I apply and I'm wondering if that's good enough to get in? For my grade 12 requirements, I am taking all my sciences second semester so ubc won't see them during admissions. Is this bad and should I push to put in bio 12 and/or chem 12 in first semester so UBC can see those grades during admissions?
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UBC- Second year course planning
I'm currently planning out my second year course schedule and I have been informed that I need to take art electives for credit  in my major. Does this mean that the art electives need to be second year courses or will me taking a first year art elective fulfill the requirement for second year?
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Required Courses
You know the required courses in Group 1, 2 and 3; in group 2 an option is business studies. Does taking business in grade 10 count as a course for business studies. I heard some kid say that the group 1,2,3 courses need to be taken in grades 11 and 12. Can someone please clarify as to, if he is right? I would really appreciate the help! If you want me to clarify anything about my question, just ask. Thanks in advance!
Repeated Courses?
How does Western/Ivey look at a repeated course? How about Mcmaster's Health science program?
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Tips for grade 12
so, i'm in grade 11 right now and we have to pick our classes for next year this week. I'm really hoping to be able to get into uoft cs but i struggled a bit this year with a couple classes. These are my grades for the grade 11 classes i took:
Chemistry : 88
Programming: 90
 The courses i'm going to take are
Advance Functions
So, I'm wondering if i should take a spare with my last slot as i am taking MDM4UA this semester. Also, if you have any tips for studying and getting higher marks next year that would be greatly appreciated. 
Help!!! lots of questions about university admissions, courses, ECs
Greetings everyone,

I am currently in grade 10, and as the second semester is approaching I am required to lock in my courses for grade 11. I realize that by choosing certain courses I open and close different opportunities in life.

I am interested in pursuing finance (or anything business related), computer science or engineering. However, I don't know if my mind will change about this or not, and I feel as if I have to take certain courses to keep my options open. My deadline is in 5 days and I am extremely worried.

Currently, I am thinking of taking the following:

Grade 11 English
Grade 11 Functions
Grade 11 Physics
Grade 11 Chemistry
Grade 11 French immersion
Grade 11 Computer studies

I have 2 remaining open course slots for which I can take the following

2 credits grade 11 co-op, for business or technology, I know it gives "office" experience in the workplace but from what I've heard you can basically learn everything you learn at the co-op on your own. is it really worth it? Do universities really care THAT much? will it increase my chances of admission? or is it better to take courses to learn more things If it takes this then I have to drop bio, and wave bye bye to the careers in science?

or 2 of the following:

grade 11 biology, to keep my options open in case I decide I want a career in the sciences, but is it worth it? will it drag my markdown? will it be an easier workload without biology?

grade 11 accounting, it necessary to go into a business program?

grade 11 law, will it bring my mark up? is it useful or a waste of time?

what would you experienced smart people say for someone interested in cs and business to take? what would make the workload easier but also keep options open for the future? Do you recommend taking AP courses or to take academic to get a higher grade?

I am also extremely stressed about extracurricular activities, because for most universities nowadays require that you are a "well-rounded person"

I only have the following
volunteer experience, assistant swim instructor, summer camp, computer tutor
Business club executive
athletics committee member
cross country team captain
Job as a sales associate

I was thinking of joining other clubs relating to the fields I wish to pursue, but what would be the best clubs or extracurricular things to do in terms of business and computers? co-op would definitely be a great thing to put down as an EC, but I'm still very unsure if it is worth taking or not.

I was thinking about starting to learn to programme and to get my certifications in languages such as C++, Java etc. but I really need advice on how to act right now and what clubs would be great to join for me I am very stressed and anxious and do not know how to proceed. again my course selection deadline is very soon and I would appreciate anyone with knowledge or experience to help me in this difficult situation.


Course Selection Opinions
I'm choosing courses for grade 11, my picks are:

Functions and Relations
American History
Introduction to Computer Studies
World Religion 

At the moment I'm contemplating whether or not to take American History. It would just be a filler course, but if anyone has any suggestions on what I should change it too. 

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Do universities care about AP courses?
PLEASE HELP!! I have to choose courses for grade 11 in 2 days. I don't know if i should do AP everything. 

I know i'm gonna take Pre-AP Math and Pre-AP chemistry. BUT I don't know if i should take AP Physics!!! Anyone who has taken AP physics, please can you tell me if it's super hard or if it's manageable. 
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Should i take 8 courses in grade 12?
I currently have taken 7 courses  for next year, i wonder if i take one more course like some bird course would it enhance the chance i get into university cuz i m in danger area now....
plz someone give me some advices.(i konw they look at the best six courses but my friend told me if i take 8 courses ,i would drop my average. i am so confused plz some one tell me the truth...
Courses in High School
Could you list the courses you took in high school. From grade 9 to 12. It will be very interesting to see different courses taken!
Failing Grade 11 Accounting? Will Universities Care?
Hi, I'm in 10th grade and I fast-tracked history during the summer and ended up taking gr 11 accounting as an elective to get a credit because I am good at math and thought it would be easy. Man, I was SOOO wrong.I have a 45-50 in the class.

  Anyway, I find it really hard and I don't understand it at all.
 In order to combat this, I missed the class a lot in order to "study" the subject, even worse decision, I fell farther behind  
. At this point, I was stuck in the cycle of missing class in order to catch up on what I didn't understand/what I missed. I know that if I just sucked it up and went to class, I probably would've gotten at least a 60, or 65, but I'm so afraid of looking stupid in class I just avoided it and skipped a whole bunch. 

In all my other classes, I am getting 90s, so I generally never have trouble in school. My ultimate goal is to go down the science route and get a ph.d so I can do research and become a professor. UFT and waterloo are universities of interest.
Business doesn't even cross my mind, to be honest. I just am so afraid universities will care if I get a 50 or 60 in this course. Plus, my parents constantly make me feel so bad about my accounting mark, they always call me mean names and tell me I won't make it to university because I am so disorganized and incapable. Anyway, exams are in two weeks, if I work my butt off and clutch and get 50 or 60 in this course, will universities penalize me?

Biomedical sciences uottawa fall 2018
I'm a 105d student, the course sequence for biomedical sciences states that you need to take Bio1109 if you haven't completed biology 4U. I'm not from Ontario, however, I have taken Bio40S (Manitoban version). Do I need to take Bio 1109 or can I just take the regular bio class (1130)?
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