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Prospective UBC Sauder Transfer Students - Fall 2016
Hey guys!!!
Just thought I would post a thread to help prospective Sauder transfer students.

Post your cGPA, oGPA, thoughts on the video interview question, and acceptances on here to help your fellow transfer students gain some insight! :) 

Good Luck Everyone!

I am applying for year 2. 
My cGPA will be 78% and my oGPA will be 80% 
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3rd year Ryerson student: Ask Me Anything!
I'm a current 3rd year student at Ryerson, majoring in professional communications and minoring in law and marketing. 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 can answer questions about:
- all program requirements and acceptances 
- campus life 
- residence 
- internships and co-op opportunities
- basically any other questions you might have 

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

One Year HBSW Lakehead University
Hi there,

I'm not sure if anyone is interested but I am currently enrolled in the one year HBSW at Lakehead University. You need to have a degree already before you can apply and be accepted but it's a quick way to get your BSW. It's not a flawless program but it's faster than the two years that most schools of Social Work require. If anyone is considering it ever in the future and have any questions I'd be happy to help.

It's easier to get in than other universities. I didn't have a high GPA but I had volunteering and work experience which got me accepted. Their criteria is 40% GPA, 30% Volunteer and Work Experience, 20% references, and 10% personal exam.

If you attend the Orillia campus (hour and a half north of Toronto) you can go to your home town for your practicum (January until June). It's a condensed program going from July to June of the next year with a three week break in August and most of December off. The Thunder Bay campus requires you to be in TB for the whole 12 months.

So far people have been having issues with the practicum component since we are supposed to start in the next couple weeks but some students have not heard anything about a possible placement yet, that is the biggest complaint.

If anyone wants any more information I'm happy to help.


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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! 
Waterloo Conditional Admission to Pharmacy (CAP) - 2016 Discussion Thread

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
2nd year UBC student! Ask me anything!
Contact: elizabethsflower@gmail.com 

Finished first year at UBC as a Health Science (FNH) student in LFS; now I'm a second year student for 2015-2016. 

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!
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Need study tips for Chemistry and Maths- Grade 11
I'm currently in grade 11
I'll just get to the point
Do you know where I can get extra practice questions for chem and maths, and I don't wanna spend money, well I will if its REALLY worth it
Also, any extra info you can gimme on how to perform better in these two subjects

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York U Admin Studies for CPA?
Hey, I'm wondering since I heard that York's Administrative Studies program is very similar curriculum wise to Schulich, whether a grad of the Admin Studies program, like a graduate of Schulich, would directly be able to jump to the CPA Pep program rather than the more lengthy CPA Prep program
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Official MacMaster Health Sciences Thread 2016

Who's applying this year? Good luck to everyone!

Also, please DO NOT post answers to the supplementary application as per rules and regulations. As mentioned on the application: "Posting of your answers to third party websites is not permitted and may result in removal from the applicant pool or withdrawal of an offer of admission."
York University/Seneca/Georgian Nursing ASK ME?
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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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. 

My Ultimate study tip:
To take my lecture notes right on my powerpoint, and when I study I can see the professors notes and mine at the same time..
My Ultimate Study Tip
The best advice is to remove all distractions from your study space. Provide yourself with a quiet place where you can really focus on you're work . This will really help make sure that you get the most out of the time you spend studying.
Study Tip!
On of the best study tip I can share is be prepared.  Keeping a calendar of all your assignments and tests help me stay organized and prepared for those big test and exams.  By breaking my study times down so I study a little of each thing every night helps me avoid the night before panic and helps me stay on top of things!
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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York U Admin Studies Transfer
Hey guys
I got accepted into Admin Studies at York a couple of weeks ago. But I'm afraid that due to my poor marks, particularly in math, I won't be able to get into my program of choice (Utsc Management or Waterloo AFM). I'm wondering if I attend York U for my first year, will I be able to transfer my credits to another school, say UTSC for example?
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Nursing Hopefuls 2015!
Hey everyone!

I saw this thread last year and thought it was worth while to do! For anyone applying to 4 or 2 year programs.

1. Which school(s) are you applying to?
2. What other programs are you applying to as your back up?
3. What average are you aiming for your final year?
EXTRA - I want current Nursing students to be included as well! Tell us where you go, where you applied to and what your GPA in Grade 12 was or post secondary if thats what your doing right now. Also, a few pointers, tips and guidance is always great!:cheers:

1. I want to go to McMaster (4 year), Queens (4 year or 2 year), Western (2 year), UofT
2. Nursing, and nothing else!
3. I had mid 80's in high school and currently have a 3.1 from Uoft B.A second year

So common guys, reveal yourselves! ;)
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AMA- University of Guelph
Hi there!!!! I am in 3rd year Animal Biology at the University of Guelph and will be available all weekend if you have any questions about science at Guelph or Guelph in general! I can answer very specific Animal Biology questions but im sure all be able to answer any BSc questions in general as well. Also, if you have a question about a different program I can try to help out! Ask away :)
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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Two Degrees at Same Time
Hey Guys, I am currently in Gr.11 of High School and am looking at potential Universities. I am currently in the IB Program and doing pretty well, however I would like to take two degrees at once to get myself into the labor market ASAP before demand for the profession I want to pursue dies down. Would it be possible to take Rotman's Commerce (UofT) & a program at Seneca College at the same time? If not, Would it be possible to do it with a Political Science Program at U of T? Looking forward to responses, Thanks.
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Courtney Grose
My ultimate study tip is to read and process the material and then to write it out in your own words. This helps you retain what you are studying to be most effective. Review all of your own notes instead of the text book so it sticks better.
Ultimate study tip
My ultimate study tip would be to focus in class and rewrite your notes before the exam to really get the information in your head.