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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?
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.
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!!
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.
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.
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?
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?
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 :)
1. Long lasting battery (at least 6 hours, the more the better , if possible)
2. Graphic Card
3. Intel i7
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
2. Good sound system
3. Glowing keyboard (cuz I think this is cool but it's not necessary at all)
1. Normal tasks (PowerPoint, Word, Publisher, Excel)
2. Video editing (Premiere Pro - it freezes when I use my current laptop)
4. Tons of internet browsing at the same time (can up to 100 pages at the same time)
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org and they'll contact you with the details
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.
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?
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)