I am trying to convince my parents to let me live on residence for University instead of commuting. I know the pro's that affect me but I want to be realistic and acknowledge the con's that my over protective parents will only see. Also knowing more pro's that I haven't acknowledged myself is good to add. Consider anything and everything that would be a pro or con for you personally because it just might resonate with me. Thanks in advance.
Prom is coming up (soonish)! Ladies, I'm sure you're all looking forward to it and dreaming about that special day. So if you've got a ridiculous prom story (or a super sweet one)- be that the way you were asked/the way you asked, or your date's embarassing dance moves, or anything else prom related - post them all here!
Would it be possible to finish 5 ILC courses in 6 months if I take 3 at once and 2 after that? How long each day would I need to spend on each course? I need my grade 11 math and 4 12 u/m courses by the end of july
This is a thread for the discussion about grade 11/12 chemistry. General discussions about the course, specific questions, studying guides, strategies etc can all be posted here.
Here is the Ontario Curriculum for Grade 12:
1. Organic Chemistry(now a HUGE unit since hydrocarbon unit is no longer in the grade 11 curriculum)
2. Structures and Properties in the Quantum level
3. Energy and rate of reaction
4. Chemical systems and equilibrium
For those who finished this course, which unit do you think is the easiest? hardest? general comments? How does grade 11 compare to grade 12?
I've noticed that there are a lot of misconceptions about applying to schools in the US. As someone who just went through the process and did a lot of research, I'd love to answer any questions and help clear things up :)
I was also admitted to other Ivies, Waterloo BME and CS/BBA, U of T EngSci, Western Engineering + Ivey, among others, so I can answer questions about those as well.
I couldn't find any spare discussion topics, which lead me to create this one. How do you spend your spare(s)?
My spare is in period 1 (semestered school). I use it sleep in or get work done, at home. When I do this, I like bike to school. However, if the weather is bad, or I have to go to school early (like to see a teacher) I spend my spare in my friend's MCV4U class.
I've always been a music lover since I was little and my dream is to pursue a career in music composition. I'm also pretty decent at math and the sciences, which is why my parents and my family relatives wanted me to go into engineering. I've had many debates with my parents and it didn't work out. I thought maybe I should just give up my dreams and obey my parents since they've worked so hard to raise me. They even immigrated to Canada to work on low wage jobs in order for me to have a healthy environment and less rigorous education (I came from China).
So I stayed away from playing music in the past 8 months and focused on my academics. I was a slacker from grade 9-11 and my marks were in the 60s and 70s, and even 50s. Because I care a lot about pride and prestige, I worked really hard this year and competed against the top students in each of my classes, and I got accepted into U of T Electrical Engineering.
Getting the marks needed for engineering admission at U of T was a really big stretch for me because of how bad my foundations and study habits were in the lower grades. I've pissed off a lot of my friends and teachers this year because of how academically focused and stubborn I became. Some of them are going to different universities this year and I really regret not spending enough time with them. I don't even know if I'm going to enjoy my life as an engineering student and engineer. I can't switch into music because my parents will be disappointed in me and I will feel bad.
Is it worth sacrificing the things you enjoy doing and live on pride and live for others?
So I am in a hard situation because my parents aren't letting me go away for university. I live in the GTA so I could commute to UofT, Ryerson, York, ect. With UofT st.g being my first choice I know driving everyday could be lengthy because of traffic and such. I want to get a Bsc in Human Bio and Psychology with the end goal of med school (I aleady know i could get a much higher GPA at york or ryerson but I do not want to hear that please help me with this issue of residence). I am going to write this long essay and do thing huge presentation to my parents to try and convince them that living on residence could give me more opportunity and better grades. While I am at UofT I want to volunteer at a hospital, get a work study job, do research, maybe join a club on top of all my very hard classes. Commuting 2-4 even 5 hours depending on traffic every day could be very detrimental to my education not to mention how annoying driving home would be after a late night in the library. Could you guys please help me with some suggestions on why residence is an experience they should invest in! And if you live on residence could you tell me the positives you've had with your education. If you have a long commute to a school could you tell me some of the negatives that come with it? Thank you very much in advance.
I'm thinking of dropping BOH 4M1. Only because it's all about ethics and management. All it talks about is the skills that are involved in being a manager of a buissness or company. To be honest, it's not really my forte. I had intially planned on dropping CGR 4M1 (environment and resource management) but decided to leave it cause i'm sure i can pull an 80 and above. But do you guys think it will be bad dropping a buissness course. I'm just not sure i should stick with it.
Im currently a grade 11 student and I'd like to know how all of you pull of 90+ averages in grade 12, I've tried really hard and all I can get myself is into the 85-88% range which is not good enough for b-schools (Ivey,Schulich,Queens)
However my EC's are solid!
Going into grade 12 in sep, any help on how to achieve this? study habits etc.?
Hi, I want to pursue a career in business, but I don't know which school to go to. I've heard great things about Laurier's BBA program, plus if you get into their co-op it gives you an extra edge because of work experience. But what about other programs, like Schulich at York, Ivey at Western, Degroote, or Brock? What sets those programs apart, because I've heard now that a BBA is now very general, and employers look for experience, which Laurier offers, but none of these do.
Can I please have an unbiased opinion, not which school is best based on where you go, also can you state your experience?
I am currently in grade 12 and i have applied to 3 Universities
1) Carleton University
2) University of Toronto - Mississauga
3) Brock University
I am so scared that I might not get accepted because my grade 11 marks were extremely bad. I had my own personal issues that prevented me from not doing so well(not an excuse) and I'm afraid it might have a really big impact on whether or not I get http://accepted.My grade 11 marks were
1) Chemistry 39 %
2) English 41%
then did summer school to upgrade it 72%
4) Law 50%
5) Religion 58%
6) Math 58%
7) Biology 50%
Yea... its reallyyyyy bad. But my current year i have actually been doing well and I'm hoping to get an average between 85-90 and I'm applying for POLITICAL SCIENCE, so is there any chance i will get accepted????
Please help.. getting accepted would mean the world to me.
Hi guys! I am really interested to join more extracurricular activities to challenge myself, gain leadership skills, and possibly increase my chance to get into a good university. DECA and Youth Parliament caught my attention, is there any other similar ECs out there in Ontario? (I live in ottawa)
I seriously need help peoples!! I can't decide whether or not I want to take Computer Science (I know it more by Info Tech, but whatev) next year, or if I should instead take a grade 11 course. Next year, I'll be going into grade 10, and in Info Tech grade 10, you learn Python (a programming language), which I am planning to learn by myself anyway, this summer (or will try to). I like Info Tech a lot, but I won't be going into the technology field after high school. I'm planning on going into the sciences.
In grade 10, I am taking Physics 11, but if I choose to not take Info Tech, then I was thinking of taking another Science course, most likely Chemistry 11 or Biology 11. I should probably also mention that I'll be applying for the IB Diploma Program for grade 11. I want my marks and courses to look impressive on my application. (The school that I will apply to for the IB Diploma, does not have the process where a Pre-IB student is able to go into IB. There, anyone can apply, and they do not have a Pre-IB Program.)
So, what should I do? Please help, because if I decide to change my course, then I have to talk to the counsellor a.s.a.p. I appreciate the help in advance!