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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.
Will i get into SFU / UVIC???? HELPP PLSS!!!
Hi, Im a high school graduate from Ontario and am planning to apply for my undergrad at UVIC & SFU for their business (commerce) program. 
My top 6 marks, including the prerequisites = 82.66% average. 

Will I get into either one of those schools( SFU, UVIC) ???  

Eng: 81
Film: 91
AdvFun: 75
Environ: 82
Business:80
Achieve: 87
Online job for University students
A good job at a good company.

You can earn $11/hour for enrolling or returning for the Fall 2015 at Ryerson University..
please sign up with code note taker.

http://oneclass.com/s/notetaker466290
Laptop for engineering!!
Is getting a Mac that much of a struggle for engineering students (as is to run the many different programs) than having a Windows PC?

Also, can the HP Spectre x360 (w/ core i7, 8g and 256 SSD) be a good alternative?

Any other suggestion would be appreciated! Merci.
#yFundUs Contest
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Ask Anything About Waterloo AFM, SAF and CPA Here!
Hello prospective AFMers. I am an undergrad in AFM and I am here to answer any questions you may have regarding to AFM, SAF, Coop, CPA, or anything about Waterloo!  

Advice for first year university students?
Any advice or tips for first year university students would be appreciated :) thanks
PreMeds: Stop Asking Which Universities Are "Easier" to Get a High GPA in for Medical School
Countless number of premeds on this forum have this ideology that certain universities are easier to obtain a competitive GPA in, than other universities. The reality is your GPA won't come from which "easy" university you went to, rather your work ethic, effort and curiosity you put in your studies which directly correlates to your success (easier said than done of course), not your narrow-minded generalizations about "easy vs. hard" universities. If your main concern is finding a university where it is easy to obtain good marks, you need to reconsider medical school. There is absolutely no way of comparing how difficult one university is to another - it's subjective. Everyone has different strengths, academic background etc., you cannot compare yourself to others opinions and believe them.
Surgeon happy to answer questions
Hi there, I am a general surgeon who will be doing a cardiac fellowship. Ask me any questions in regards of medicine.
Just finished first year @ DeGroote School of Business. Ask me anything!
I'm usually really busy due to school, but I will try and answer any DeGroote/Business/Application/Social/McMaster related questions based on my experience! I apologize in advance if I'm late or don't get to your question. Everything posted here are from my own personal experiences and it's my own opinion. I personally feel that not a lot of DeGroote students uses this forum, and oftentimes we are being misrepresented. Therefore, I created this thread to clear things up and to provide advices from the actual experiences that I've been through. I'm not an official McMaster representative & do not affiliate with the McMaster admissions in anyway.

EDIT: New 2013/2014 CUDO

http://www.mcmaster.ca/avpira/cudo/20132014/20132014B.html

Academically Challenging Highschool?
This is probably going to be the stupidest question ever but, if my high school is ranked 136/749 out of all the high schools in Ontario... Is my high school considered academically challenging??? Is that ranking considered a good one?
Thread for Victory Lap students
Hey, any of you guys from 2014-2015 school year doing a victory lap this year? If so why, and what school are you guys applying to in this cycle?
Canadian Student at Yale - Ask Me Anything
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.
First year university
Hi! I'm going to York University this year. Some people recommend to take 24-27 credits for first year instead of 30 credits (full course load) as it is hard to transition from high school to university. Does this schedule seem heavy? Fall term: bio 1000, chem 1000, English, sociology, math. Winter term: bio 1001, chem 1001, sociology, math, computer fundamentals. I suck at math so I will be spending time on it and I know English class will have a lot of readings and writing assignments. Does this seem manageable? Thanks in advance!
LET'S TALK
Guys, high is school is coming to an end quick. Let's talk and rant together about what we're stressed about or happy about or whatever. Rant your little heart out guys, no need to bottle it up :) prom, academics, acceptances, leaving home, taking a victory lap etc;

Waterloo Residence Questions
Hey guys, 

2 Questions 

1) So today I got my contract for residence at Waterloo. My room type says "Single Traditional Style" but my actual room has an 'a' at the end of it. I'm just confused because 'a' and 'b' are usually placed after the room to identify beds in a double room. My thinking is that all singles just have the 'a' at the end, but can anyone clear this up for me? 

2) My room is a basement room in V1 , can anyone comment on how those are, as well as any differences they have vs non-basement rooms? 
University of New Brunswick Residence??
So I have been accepted to UNB Fredericton, and I'm not 100% sure what residence Im interested in, does anyone know anything about the res there? So far Joy Kidd, Neil House and MacKenzie, but I am open to applying to any of the residences on campus
OSAP 30% tuition grant question!
I'm going into my first year at waterloo from high school but I did not apply for OSAP like other high school grads before June 30th for the OSAP 30% tuition grant. However on the OSAP website is says to apply 60 days before the end for my term during university. The deadline for term payment however is August 27th. So does this mean that I will pay the total fee for tuition first and OSAP will then give me money later on in the term like a sort of reimbursement? Also why do high school students apply for OSAP so early if the website says you can apply during your term? Thanks
Selkirk College - LGBT Friendly?
Dear All

Does anyone know if Selkirk College (castelgar) is gay friendly?
Do they have any LGBT Friendly groups ?

I mostly see indians there which is good but then majority of Indians are not gay-friendly... (personal experience in India)
Social Work Transfer
Hey everyone! I just completed a two year diploma from Fanshawe College for social service work. I am transferring to Laurier in Brantford for social work year two. Does anyone have any tips on what I should be expecting whether it be studying, classes, etc. Also, for those who have transferred from college to university, how did you select your classes? Thanks! 

Chances at McGill ??!
Ok so I'm entering grade 12 and I really want to go to McGill for physiology and pharmacology. I will have above all the minimum grade requirements they need for calculus, two sciences , and English. However what if the other two courses drop my top six average to about a 90 %. Do I still stand a chance ?? It's practically a school I am going to not even because of prestige but because I like it in general.  Any thoughts would be appreciated :). Thx!