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I am going into grade 12 and interested in business.
The title already says it all. I have heard a lot of good and bad things about these schools as well as many different points of view. Could you please tell me your preference in regard to any aspect of school and why.
The ultimate goal of attending a university is to land a job. Therefore, please address about the job placements after graduation.
Please be simple and unbiased as much as possible. Real personal experiences are highly preferred. If using any source on the internet, please be selective. No rage war and stay on the subject please.
I've been looking faarrr and wide for an answer, on like android forums & whatnot, but can't seem to find one... so gonna try my luck in a student forum! lol. you guys have technological knowledge, so why not give it a try?
so many humble thanks in advance if you read this and you've got an answer. I'm desperate. and my mom's gonna whoop my ass if I try to get a new one (currently saving all the meager $$ I got for uni tuition, ain't gonna spend it on a phone).
I have a TTC metro pass (it's a card for public transit in Toronto) and like credit cards or library cards or whatever, it has a magnetic strip on the back.
Now i've been keeping it in the back of my phone case for convenience. The magnetic strip side is facing the back of the phone.
I've been keeping it like this for the whole month now, and just recently a strip of surface area on the phone screen doesn't seem to be working. Can't press anything in that expanse of phone screen, particularly the middle. I downloaded a screen touch test app, and the whole screen is responsive except for that strip down the phone screen.
Initially I chalked it up to the fact that I updated this 2 year old nexus 4 to android 5 (lollipop) some time ago and it was just glitching, but when I took the metro pass out, I realised that the strip of irritatingly unresponsive phone surface was also suspiciously the same area where the magnetic strip on the card is placed.
So naturally, I attempted googling this foolishness up, but to no avail.
could anyone let me know if it's possible for a magnetic strip to affect a phone's touch screen? just so I can explain to my mother as she writes me out of the family will for wasting money? thanks guys, just been tearing my hair out for the past couple of hours.
Ever seen someone having a medical emergency, and everybody's looking at each other with no idea what to do? Or even worse, you're having a medical emergency and nobody knows what to do. This is what inspired me to become a paramedic.
I drove past an SUV that was stopped at a pedestrian crossing. In front of that car, a young woman lay on the pavement. She wasn't moving. A small crowd had gathered. The faint sound of sirens echoed in the distance. Well, at least somebody called for help. If only someone knew what to do in these crucial first few minutes.
In another instance, an elderly woman carrying a small bag of groceries felt dizzy and collapsed to the floor at the sky train station. Someone had knelt down to talk to her, and asked me to call 9-1-1. It was my first time dialing 9-1-1. A pretty nifty experience, although I was terrified at the time.
Anything can happen at any given time. I felt that it was so dumb that nobody knew what to do. 'Well maybe I can make a difference. Maybe next time, I'll know what to do' I thought.
I started with a 3-week advanced first aid course. I didn't plan on becoming a professional, I just wanted to know what to do if something happened. I discovered that I loved the course, so I decided to go through paramedic school.
If you're curious about becoming a paramedic, I would suggest taking an advanced first-aid course to try it out and see how you like it. The best thing is, even if you decide not to take it further, there are plenty of jobs out there as first aid attendants. I worked an entire summer earning $17/hr (Canadian dollars!) doing first aid for warehouses, construction sites, and manufacturing facilities. You can even volunteer at rock concerts, raves, marathons and sporting events, and see all kinds of fascinating emergency medicine scenarios behind-the-scenes.
Read about the most compelling and deeply moving experience that I've had as a paramedic on my blog:
I hope you've found this interesting, but perhaps you have more questions? Go ahead! Ask me anything!
Advanced functions is mandatory for both universities. (obviously)
Calculus is mandatory for OttawaU, but highly recommended and not mandatory for CarletonU.
I am currently in grade 12, and don't take any of those 2 courses, but will be taking Data Management semester 2.
Should I go to college for 3 years (at Algonquin), then take advanced functions just before getting into Carleton for a business degree that will only take 2/2.5 years since I would have already took 3 years in college... (again, only that one course is needed, but it will be harder to get in)
Should I take an extra year of high school (victory lap) to take both U maths (one in each semester) to then apply to OttawaU and take advantage of their french immersion program? (I'll graduate high school with a french immersion certificate, and I like this opportunity).
Will someone explain to me why people think all university careers are better than other trained careers. My parents (Immigrants) believe that any career with a university diploma is better. I mean sure, higher up ones with great salaries, but these are extremely competitive. Besides, there's so much job stability in trades and college in comparison.
This will probably get a lot of hate but I think you guys should know this. A lot of asian families believe that if you don't have a degree in business, science or engineering you are a failure but this is not true. I have finished my engineering degree at UofT over a year ago and still have not found a job or at least something sustainable. My bestfriend since middle school went into the trades and learned how to become a plumber. He made money while learning and the company he did his apprenticeship with hired him and he is making over 50k a year in his second year of working. Someone else who I connected with on facebook who I went to highschool with years ago never went to uni and he makes 70k a year repairing elevators.
I'm not saying don't go to university but think first, if I was not a child of immigrants who worked hard to get to Canada I would have most likely would not go to uni and be better off than I am right now.
Did anyone take AP statistics in high school, how was it? Any prerequisites? Can I take it online in the same semester with data management? If yes, would it count as a repeated course? Any online schools you guys know that provides this course? (accredited in Ontario) Any suggestions would help, thanks.