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Life Science program at UofT SG campus
Hello everyone. I am an international students accepted in the life science program at UTSG. (But I am not gonna attend medical college). I have not been to Canada and no idea how university life is there, especially at the UofT. As far as I know, people always say and write life science student's life is pretty hard in there since one always have to memorize lots of biological materials and study very hard. Moreover, it is said average GPA is C something, and the university itself tries to eliminate their first year students. Are all these things true? What is the real situation in there? Any help will be highly appreciated.
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3rd year Ryerson student: Ask Me Anything!
I'm a current student at Ryerson entering my 4th year in September, majoring in Professional Communication. Aside from holding 2 internships over the last 3 years, I work as a mentor for first year students and in student recruitment for my program faculty. I've also recently been hired as a Project and Communications Assistant for the Government of Ontario.

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 
- 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

McGill Acceptances Thread - Class of 2016!
*This forum is now open to everyone who got an acceptance from McGill, regardless of their field of choice. All students admitted to arts, literature, kinesiology, etc... are also welcome to post their acceptance. Good luck to those waiting for an acceptance! Post away!

Hello everybody from McGill!

I've seen a lot of forums related to acceptances from the University of Waterloo and the University of Toronto. So this forum is to give students that got an offer from McGill University for engineering and computer science to post their offer.  This to get an understanding of the students that are applying to McGill for the class of 2020 for an engineering, computer science or any science discipline.

Please include in your post:
   1. Grade 12 first semester average
   2. Field of engineering that you've been accepted to
   3. Other universities that you have applied to, and whether you got an offer from them.
   4. Province of residence
   5. Any scholarships offered
   6. Month of acceptance

This will give us all a general idea of the competition base for the applicants of 2016. Please feel free to add anything else you would like to (in addition to the specified things above).

Also, as the title gives away, if anyone has any questions regarding McGill Engineering or Computer Science, this is a good place to get them answered.

Also, all non-engineering and non computer science applicants who are applying to a science major in McGill are welcome to post their offers or ask any questions regarding their program of interest!

Post away everyone! And good luck to those who are still waiting for an offer from McGill ;-)
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Just finished my 1st semester at McGill Desautels Faculty of Management ASK ME ANYTHING
Hey guys! I spent a lot of time last year browsing this forum and I thought I would share my experience at McGill thus far. I'm living in New Residence Hall and I'm a U0 in the Desautels Faculty of Management!! Ask me anything you want regarding the program, the university, student life, life in residence, frosh, etc. :)
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Will I have a chance for the Ivy Leagues?
Hello, I am a student in Canada in 9th grade, and I am currently taking one year ahead in math, Pre-AP Calculus Math 10. In my first and second terms/semesters, I got an 92% and 88%. Right now it is the middle of 3rd term/semester and I am getting a 66% :(. The term/semester isn't over yet but if I get a 81/82% for the final 3rd term/semester mark, will it greatly affect my chances to the Ivy leagues? My plan for the rest of my high school career is to get a 4.0 GPA, which is possible, because even though my average for term 1 and 2 was only 90%, I had issues in the family which are resolved now. In grade 8 I got a 99% average so I am sure that I can still achieve such a mark in future grades. Without regarding essays, SATs, other extracurriculars/classes, and recommendations, will I still be able to get into an Ivy League school? I have gone to provincials for violin, and may even be qualified for nationals (unchecked), completed violin exams with 95% marks, and I am on my way to become a lifeguard. I am fluent in 2 languages. I have done swimming on the school team, and volunteered as a part time job/volunteer at one of the local cafes. Will this low mark for Pre-AP Calculus Math 10 (80-82%) taken in grade 9 affect my chances? Thank you.
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Admission Help!
Hi there! I've recently received my final offer of admission and I truly have no idea which one to accept. These are my options: 

University of Toronto (Miss.) - Psychology (BSc)
U of Guelph-Humber - Psychology (BASc)
York University - Psychology (BA)
McMaster University (BA)

I hope to eventually go on and get my Masters/PhD in clinical psychology. Which do you think is best for this path?
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What are the people like at Ivey vs Schulich?
Of course both schools has competitive people, but being an Indian kid myself, I feel like there are a lot more south East Asian kids at Schulich than at Ivey. 

Ivey seems to be Asian and white dominated, i think I'd feel so out of place. Is that true? 
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Sfu Beedie vs UBC arts
So my first choice was Sauder at UBC but I could not get in but was offered my second choice of arts. I also applied to SFU and got into my first choice of Beedie school of business. I wanna go into business but I don't wanna risk being stuck in arts if I can't transfer from arts to Sauder in UBC. So what's the likelihood would I be able to transfer, or should I just go to beedie.
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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  :)

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
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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Business programs as an introvert
I want to pursue business in university; however, I know they involved many group presentations, networking, and just being an extrovert in general. Would it be difficult to thrive as someone who is naturally an introvert?
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Diversity at Waterloo
I was wondering about the diversity at the University of Waterloo? I accepted my offer there for Biochemistry co-op and wanted to know if the rumour of it being mainly Asian is true
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HELP! Need advice on building my own schedule?!!!

So I've been trying to design my own schedule, but with over 60000 different combinations, I can't seem to make up my mind.

1) Is it a bad idea to pile all my classes into 2 days, from morning to night, but then have 3 days off?
2) Do you recommend night classes? 
3) Is it better to spread my classes across 4 days, and have the Friday off?
4) What is the ideal schedule if I were to get a job?
5) Do your exams fall on the same day as when you normally have that class?

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Waterloo Sororities
I learned there are 3 sororities at the University of Waterloo but i was wondering about any costs surrounding them? In addition what are the benefits of joining a sorority and the time commitment involved in joining a sorority.
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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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Couldn't find any discussions for Ravens! So here ya go!


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Current 3rd year student at Ryerson: ASK ME ANYTHING!
I'm a current 3rd year student at Ryerson, majoring in Professional Communication. Aside from holding 2 internships over the last 3 years, I work as a mentor for first year students and in student recruitment for my program faculty. I've also recently been hired as a Project and Communications Assistant for the Government of Ontario. 

 I can answer questions about: 
- all program requirements and acceptances 
 - campus life 
 - residence 
 - OSAP 
- internships and co-op opportunities + job search + how I got hired in the government 
 - basically any other questions you might have 

 Hope you're all excited about the potential of attending Ryerson! AMA! 

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

Hey guys! I applied and got into Ryerson Business management and Business Tech Management. Im still deciding between universities that I want to attend. I am also not from toronto and since it is a commuting school I heard theres not much people from out of toronto who go so it gets lonely sometimes. I'm also curious about the student life, like is there many parties? what's frosh week like? Hows residence? I just want people who are in those programs or just people who went to Ryerson in general for there opinions. Thanks :)
Greek Life at UWO
Hey so I'm interested in joining a sorority at UWO next year but I'm not quite sure how it works. Do first years live in the sorority house? About how much does it cost? Anything will help! Thanks!
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Does Western have a ton of minorities?
Is it dominated by white kids? Or are there brown kids there too in a large number?
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Life as a crim undergrad student at Western?
I'm considering accepting my social sciences offer and major in criminology at Western. For anyone who knows about it, how is the program? Is it brutal like similar ones at UofT or are students able to get 80+. 

Also, how is student life at Western. I probably won't be living in residence, but I will move to around the campus and probably go into shared accommodations. I don't drink so i'm a little worried by the party atmosphere at Western, and I'm also a brown kid so are there even others like me lol.

Any help would be appreciated
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Laurier BBA schedule
have any of you registered for courses yet? What electives are you guys picking? and if you have it done, what is your schedule?
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Best Study Tips from Top Students
Hi guys,

I am interested in what your study strategies and tips are for succeeding in university. Even if you are in high school, I am curious to know about things that have been effective for you that can also be applied later on in life. Any lessons you learned? Stories with morals to them?

Thanks in advance.
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Western vs. Queen's
I can't decide between Western Medical Science and Queen's Life Science. I've done a lot of research, but I would like to hear what other people have to say about both programs. What are your opinions? Which one is easier/harder? Which one is more prestigious? Also, what how is the student life at both schools? Anything you have to contribute would be a great help! Thanks!
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