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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 
- 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! Ask me anything! 

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

Sauder 2016/ 2017 transfer thread
Hi Guys!!

I want to transfer to UBC sauder from sfu arts and would really like some helpful tips!!! This thread is also for other people wanting to transfer. I'm want to get in for second year!! Thanks in advance! 
University of Toronto Engineering Student - Ask Me Anything
Hey everyone! I started this thread to answer questions from the potential class of 2017, and to keep all of the University of Toronto-related items in one place.

I'm a first year engineering student at the University of Toronto and I'm currently studying electrical/computer engineering (same courses as TrackOne). I commute to school every day, so I can't really answer that many questions about residence, but I'm sure others will be willing to chime in on that.

Without further ado, ask away!
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Waterloo Conditional Admission to Pharmacy (CAP) - 2016 Discussion Thread
HEY GUYS 

If you have any questions on the University of Waterloo's Conditional Admission to Pharmacy (CAP) program this year and are interested in applying, dont hesitate to ask them here! I'll try to answer them as best as I can! 

For those of you who dont know what CAP is, it's basically a program designed for students who wish to pursue a field in pharmacy in the future. CHECK OUT THE WEBSITE HERE: https://uwaterloo.ca/pharmacy/future-students/conditional-admission-pharmacy-cap ALSO be sure to check out the FAQ section too because they usually cover a lot of your questions there. 

NOTE: Applications will be available starting October 9, 2015
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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2nd year UBC student! Ask me anything!
Contact: elizabethsflower@gmail.com 

In second year at UBC as a Health Science (FNH) student from LFS. 

Want to know how I got in? What UBC life is like? General advice about gr. 12/senior year, study tips, and applying to universities? I'll try my best to answer any of your inquiries (:

See you at UBC in September!
early vs regular acceptance
Can someone explain the difference between early exeptance and regular acceptance in depth? Thank you!
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Med School in the UK from high school Q&A
A small number of high school students from Canada goes abroad every year to medical school in the UK around 80 or so each year. Around 300 (mostly people who have finished undergrad) go to Ireland each year. Many of them want to return to Canada, go to the US or stay in the UK. Depending on your route, you might want to know more about the difficulties you might face including residency, completing, studying in a different country.

 I've done a lot of research into residencies, the difficulties an IMG will face etc etc. So if you have questions, PM me or post on this topic. 

Edit: I no longer am a medical student in the UK. I did finish three years in the UK but am now attending medical school in Canada. I am still available for advice regarding the UK however. 

Laurier BBA/BSc 3rd Year Student, Ask Away!
Hello all,

I am just ending my fourth year at WLU in the BBA/BSc Computing Co-op program. If you have any questions (even regarding standard BBA or BBA/BA) please feel free to ask away and I will try to get a quick response to any of your questions! Please refrain from asking questions about bird courses or for information that is CLEARLY better answered by someone at the Registrar's Office.

**This is a continuation of my thread from last year so if you search through it a lot of your questions may already be answered.**

Quick about me:
-Worked as an Instructional Assistant for CP104/114
-Lived in Waterloo College Hall for first year residence
-In co-op, 3 terms under my belt (Government and 2 in S&T, looking do my final in S&T again)
-No prior computer science experience before this program
-Played intramural ice hockey and ball hockey

Why I chose Laurier:
-Much cheaper compared to schools that offer similar programs (ex. Queen's, Ivey)
-Co-op program
-Small community feel of the campus, always bump into someone you know
-Great business school, and new building on its way
-Good distance from home while not being too far away

Hope to see you soon future Goldenhawks!

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BMath/BBA Double Degree student - Ask anything
Just like the topic says.



I am a BMath/BBA double degree student currently in my 4th year.



If you have any questions at all about admissions, co-op, courses, competition, work load, etc. just let me know either here or in a PM and I'll do my best to answer them.



I can also answer things about Laurier's BBA program or UW's Math programs.



For those accepted to Schulich. Are you going?
Firstly, Congratulations to everyone who have been accepted.  

So, now that you guys have been accepted, how many of you guys are actually going for sure?

If your answer is maybe, what's your first choice, if not Schulich?

If your answer is no, how come?

And also, if you guys can post the average you got accepted with.

Thankss AND Congrats againnn
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Waterloo Engineering Admission 2016
Hello fellow prospective Waterloo students!

My name is Bo and I'm a second-year Software Engineering student and Engineering Ambassador at the University of Waterloo. I know many of you are keen to study at Waterloo. I hope this thread will be very useful for you guys. I also started my blog: https://bopeng.io to write about my first year experience. I'll also be writing about the University admission process, and specifically for Engineering programs!

List any questions below! I will try my best to respond to your questions daily.

Admissions 2015: How it's going to work by Prof Bill Anderson

Useful Links:
Professor Bill Anderson's Blog on Waterloo Engineering Admissions
Waterloo Engineering Shadow Program
OUAC Important Dates
Which Engineering Program is right for you? Quiz
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UTM BBA vs McMaster B.Comm (accounting)
I am deciding which program is best for my specialist and want input on which program to choose. I received and offer for utm management and McMaster business 1. Thanks in advanced.
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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  :)

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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York University/Seneca/Georgian Nursing ASK ME?
Hey,
I am pretty sure there are not that many students here thinking/discussing about York-Seneca-Georgian's nursing program. But for the few lost souls out there who have a question, feel free to ask me :)

I have been answering most questions via Facebook as admin of the collaborative nursing group.
But if you would like to personally ask me anything about it, feel free to either post or message me here or find me on Facebook (Rhey De Castro). Please mention that you saw this post on StudentAwards.

Otherwise enjoy your Summer! Trust me nursing is one long road! :cyclops:
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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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How is Laurier's honours economics and management option
I got a alternative offer and deciding if it is better than defroster business one. I plan on doing accounting if that helps.
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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



Ask Me Anything: University of Guelph
I'm a third year Applied Human Nutrition student at the University of Guelph (I'm a fourth year now in Fall 2013/Winter 2014). I've taken courses in a number of faculties, including science, social science, and business. I have friends in engineering, biomed, human kinetics, food science, and hotel and foodservice administration, so I've heard about their experiences. I have experience with summer research via NSERC at Guelph, and I'll be doing an honours thesis this coming spring (currently doing an honours thesis). I teach fitness classes at the athletic centre, I volunteer with a variety of organizations on- and off-campus, and I'm a member of various clubs.

Feel free to ask me any questions about Guelph. I may not have the answers, but I'll do my best to answer what I can.
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LAURENTIAN 1ST YEAR: ANSWERING QUESTIONS
I'm almost done with my first year of Social Work at Laurentian. I was originally in Biochem. I have lots of friends in engineering & nursing. Ask away!
Top of my head: 
1. best res- University college or University of Sudbury
2. staff members (not necessarily teachers) are stupid af. They're not very helpful and don't know much about their own job. not very helpful 
3. you need a 70% min to get into any program except some like nursing, engineering, and maybe SPAD. pretty much accept anybody. takes in any transfer applicants.
4. If you like privacy or you're older- choose West Res. SSR is b.s. 
5. choose one of the lowest meal plans- lasts longer than you think. 
6. Teachers are alright. Course load is alright--science=more work 
7. Sudbury is a cute town. It's not all sketchy. Lots of lakes and forests. I'm from Toronto so it was a huge change. Don't rely on google images--actually go see the city! 
8. medical school (NOSM) gives preference to their own--they prefer people from smaller town (mainly Northern Ontario).
9. lots of people from Toronto--so not hard to find a ride--so you can go home every weekend if you want.
10. no football team=no homecoming! there are quite a few sports teams. 
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U of T - Ask me anything!
Hello,

I'm a student at the University of Toronto, planning to pursue either an Economics or Economics and Mathematics Specialist.

I understand that the University of Toronto is a popular destination for many Secondary School graduates, so I thought I'd offer up my expertise and answer any questions you may have.

I can help dispel (or confirm!) scary rumours, answer questions about the application process, or whatever is on your mind. My specific knowledge is of Maths and Economics, so I can help applicants planning to enter that field.

*Note: There has been some interest in the sale of my ECO100Y notes among entering students. I do have prepared a large document including all relevant graphs, equations and definitions - complete with explanations and descriptions. If you're interested, feel free to send me a message on the forums.

**Note: Please do not use this thread to ask whether your entrance grades are good enough. I don't really know, and don't pretend to.


- MattUK
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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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Switching Uni's for Commerce
Hey all,
I just got into Ryerson A&F with an 88.2 avg, I regret that I didn't apply to Rotman or Laurier  for the slight chance of getting in. I know that Ryerson's program is relatively new and there haven't been graduates to prove if the program is good or not. My passion has always been to go into finance or investment banking however from what people say on this forum it seems like if I graduate from Ryerson my chances will be slim of making it into the finance industry. So now my plan is to try and switch school after 1st or 2nd year by getting a very high GPA, since in high school all my business courses were above 93 anyways. What are my chances of getting into Queens, Ivey, Laurier or Schulich? I know that Rotman doesn't accept transfers. 
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