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Robert Half 2018 Salary Guides & Salary Centre

Sharing the link below to download RH's salary guide for Canadian Accounting and Finance professionals.  There is also an online salary calculator which is quite handy.

https://www.roberthalf.ca/en/salary-guide

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Chances of getting accepted to Queens Commerce?
I predict that my average by the end of the year will be 93%

My EC's are:

President of my school's DECA Club
Vice President of the Oakville Leo Club
Executive member of Books with No Bounds
Black Belt in Taekwondo
Placed top 10 at ICDC 
Came first place at the Ontario Business Educators Association (in the Business Leadership Competition
8 published newspaper articles for Gulf News (main newspaper in Dubai)
School Soccer Team (for 3 years)
Worked at Kumon for a year.
Over 300 volunteer hours accumulated

Do you guys think my EC's are good enough?? Queens is my first choice, and I hope I can get in.



Business or Economics?
I have been accepted to:

Queens Honours Economics (HBA)
McGill Economics (BA)
Western (BMOS) + Ivey AEO 
UOttawa (Bcom) + Co-Op

I would like to pursue a career in business (finance, accounting, etc) and have been accepted into various programs that all offer something a bit different. I would like to pursue a MBA or MFE after undergrad. 

Which of these programs do you recommend to prep me for grad school and a fruitful career? Does prestige matter? 

Thx 
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Don't have undergrad but want to get my MBA but
What is the best school I can get admitted with no bachelor degree and no GMAT? But has over 10 year of verifiable managerial experience in aerospace and defense and renewable energy.
Schulich Vs Mcgill
Hi All,

I have been admitted to both Schulich and McGill. I am unable to choose between the two. Mcgill is giving me a good scholarship as well. Could anyone provide some pointers, which could help me make this important c.

Thanks
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Ivey HBA program AEO status help
So I'm going for the psych BA at western and also wanna go for their HBA program. The lady I talked to at their preview day told me that about 60% of the people that go into the HBA program are people who get AEO status. I really wanna get AEO so I wanted to know if anyone knows anything about how to improve my application. So for I have about a years worth of work experience, 3 years of volunteering, 4 years on my swim team, a year on my schools DECA team and going to provincials, and volunteering for a couple weeks abroad, in Asia. I know my final average will fall somewhere between 85% - 92%, if all goes well. Are there any other things I put on my application that would edge me out from the competition, cuz I know it's a very competitive program. Thanks, would really appreciate the help!!
Ryerson MBA/Msc Management or Concordia MBA/Msc Management? Which one is better for a grad student with Bsc in Microbiology?
My undergraduate degree is in microbiology. However I intend to get into healthcare careers. So I need masters in Management or health care or an MBA. So suggest me. I intend to live in Canada after graduation and eventually apply for PR.
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Which MBA program should I go for, Ryerson MBA/ Concordia MBA/ HEC Montreal MBA/ Wilfried Laurier MBA Co-Op?
I am an International student from Bangladesh. I have a BSc in Microbiology. I intend to do MBA from Canada and join management career in health care management. Which MBA would be the best value for money and good job prospect? I intend to settle in Ontario, specially Toronto. I am not expecting a huge salary at entry level but a decent one. I have also heard of Laurier Co-Op which may help me get into networking. I do not know for sure. I cant find Laurier in any kind of ranking. As I am an international applicant may be finding a job after graduation is hard. Also some people suggested me that it is better to do Masters in Management in top schools rather than MBA because it will cost less. Need suggestions based on personal experiences. thank you.
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How did you decide what program you are doing in university
Heyy people, I am a going-to-gr12 public hs kid wondering what to do in life.

A brief info about myslf:
1. Live in GTA
2. Like interior designs, fascinated by tech, love to eat, outgoing, enjoy flying and driving
3. my favourite YouTube video is "A Day Made of Glass"
4. i studied because of others, not for myself (aka I got good grades but I didnt enjoy them)
5. my ultimate goal is to retire asap (at 45) [I know it may not be feasible, but still...)

Here's my gr11 grades
English 83
Functions 99
Accounting  94
Marketing  96
Chemistry 86
Physics 82
Biology 90
Broadcasting 87

And my only grade 12 grade is physics (completed in summer school) - 94

As above, how did you decide what you are going to do in the future??? Like how do you figure out what you want??
I like interior designs, tech, food, sports, but the thing is - i can't see myself in the future
I dont know what to do? Despite trying to get good grades and apply every single university in ontario....
I really need some advice. Please give me some advice :) :) :)

Thank you very much
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MBA GPA acceptances?
Quick question. I'm in 1st year uni right now. Wondering if the top MBA schools in Canada, particularly Schulich look at the GPA from all 4 years or only the latter years.
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If Canadian Business schools = USA Business Schools
If Canadian Business schools = USA Business Schools, then the rankings would be:  
1. Ivey = Stanford  
2. Queen’s = Upenn (Wharton)  
3. McGill = Harvard  
4. Sauder = MIT (Sloan)  
5. Schulich =Chicago(Booth)  
6. Rotman = Berkley (Haas)  
7. Lazardis = NWU (Kellog)  
8. Degroote = Columbia  
9. Ryerson = NYU (Stern)  
10. Algoma = Yale

See where your school ranks! Repost from my old thread
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Accounting Programs In Ontario
Hey! This is my first post on here, just letting you know in advance. I'm currently in grade 12 and i'm interested in accounting. My home school would be Brock for their 5 year co-op program. I can afford to go to residence, but at the same time that's a lot of money. I'm also interested at U of T, Waterloo, and York. I'm open to moving away but I'm unsure as to if it would be worth it compared to going to Brock. From what i've heard Brock doesn't get much acclaim or B4 students... My marks are good as i've done a handful of Gr.12 courses last year: 97 functions, 98 english, 98 law, 95 physics, 98 chemistry, 97 calculus and I have pretty decent EC's. Moral of the story: where should I go for accounting next year and WHY?
GMAT Question
If i do a coop program for undergrad which will lead into some courses for the fall of my 5th year, am I able to do the gmat during that fall and begin graduate school next school year or will I have to wait till I am finished completely and then write the gmat?
A new laptop for university
Hello everyone as the title stated, I would like to have a new laptop for y post secondary education. I have been browsing different models and puzzled by all the options. Right now, I am using ASUS S56C... and it only lasts for 4 hours (without internal browsing) .... 

So here's some specs I would like to have in my future laptop, and hopefully tech gurus can help me  :)

MUST HAVE:
1. Long lasting battery (at least 6 hours, the more the better , if possible)
2. Graphic Card
3. Intel i7
4. HDMI
5. DVD drive
6. Window Operation (I still don't know how to use Apple laptops)
7. At least 8 GB memory
8. 3+ USB Ports and 1+ USB-C port(s)
9. 256 GB+ Hard drive
10. 17" screen
11. Bluetooth

May have: 
1. Touchscreen
2. Good sound system
3. Glowing keyboard (cuz I think this is cool but it's not necessary at all)

Major usage:
1. Normal tasks (PowerPoint, Word, Publisher, Excel)
2. Video editing (Premiere Pro - it freezes when I use my current laptop)
3. Photoshop
4. Tons of internet browsing at the same time (can up to 100 pages at the same time)
5. Graphic Design (Inventor and AutoCAD)

Price: As long as it is under $3000

Thank you very much :)
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What are my chances of getting into the U of T Mineral Engineering Program
My grade 11 average is 93, 92 in math 92 in chem 91 in english 95 in physics 95 in social As for grade 12 I have 81 in pre calc 81 in english Physics, Calculus and Chem are yet to be determined because I dropped the courses in highschool considering that the admissions office only looks at first grade attempts for any course Now I am going to do these courses officially for the first time elsewhere in the fall, which is when I would expect to apply to the U of T through Ouac. Do I still have a shot at this program? I also would like to ask, is Laurentian University's Bachelor's of Mining Engineering a good program as well? I am asking this mainly because it would be my second choice to the U of T, but it could arguably contend to be my first depending on some of the answers I receive.

 Thanks
Paid Focus Group - MBA & PHD Students in GTA - $150 for 2 hours
A National Market Research Firm is inviting MBA, Executive MBA and PHD Students to a series of paid focus group on 'Funding Sources for Education' on the evenings of August 9 & 10th  in downtown Toronto. Pays $150 cash for 2 hours

They are looking for Students enrolled in a MBA or Executive MBA program and also in a PHD program at one of the universities in the Greater Toronto Area. Send an email to info@inowecanada.com and they'll contact you with the details
Full-time MBA program at UBC
Is there a full-time MBA program starting on Spring 2017 session at the Sauder School of Business or do I have to apply for the Fall 2017 session?
Ted Rogers School of Management 2016 Acceptances Thread
Everyone's midterm marks should be submitted by now and final acceptances are around the corner. I've noticed that the other Ryerson acceptances thread is very crowded  and hard to find specific information about specific programs and has over 1500 replies as of now. I wanted to create a more narrowly focused thread just for TRSM future potentials!

I'm wondering if anyone has been accepted to SAF yet and what your's average? While einfo says that you only need to get a 80-84 average, on this forum I have heard many contradictory things like you need a 85 average to remain competitive or that the real cut-off is 84-87. I just want to clear up the whole situation. 
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What do Post Grad schools look like?
Like I want to get into Schulich Masters of Accouting or Rotman MBA elective Accounting.
Does Schulich or Rotman post grad look at what Uni you coming from? Like would they choose someone from Utm over York or someone from Ivy league over Utm? Or do they look at your Gpa and work/volunteer experience?
MBA Accounting LAURIER or Master Accounting BROCK?
Hi guys!

So I got my degree in accounting already now that I like to study more about Accounting in Canada.

I am considering between these two programs. Tuition fee is not too different.
MBA Laurier is obviously more famous, 20 months: 3 study terms: 1 integrated term and 2 accounting terms and then 2 terms co-op
While Brock has 12 months program: 3 terms of accounting and 1 co-op term.

I am considering which one is stronger and better for me to get a job afterwards? ( I am an International student)

Thanks!