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Can i still get into Waterloo or Queens for life science?
Hello my name is andrew and i am redoing grade 12 because my marks from last year were not great. My marks this year are way better such as:
Semester 1:                                                 Semester 2 (so far):
Advanced function:61%                                  Chemistry: 92%
English 85%                                                      Calculus:90%
Biology 81%                                                    Kinesiology: 95%
So i know my mark for advanced function and physics is really bad however physics is only optional so i was wondering more about my advanced function mark. I was at a 72% however due to some circumstances i did really bad in the exam so i was wondering after seeing my marks, what are the chances for me to get into life science in Waterloo or queen's. In my resume i am writing the circumstances of why i didn't do as well in my advanced function however i want to hear your opinion on my chances to get in these universities for life science. Thank you for listening and honesty is what i need. P.S I'm new here so i need some advice
Guelph Biomedical Science 2019
Hello Everyone!
I have applied to the Biomedical Science program at the University of Guelph. The first round of acceptances is coming up, so if you have applied I was hoping we could discuss:
-Career goals
-Current total average and course averages
-Later, when offers are put out, what average were you accepted with?
-Do you know a lot of people who have applied to this program?
-I understand that the admission cutoff is 84-89%, I know a lot of people at my school that have applied to this program and I am concerned about the cutoff average inflating

Career Goals: Veterinary Specialist
My current average is: 91%
Biology: 93%
Health Sci: 95%
Chemistry: 85%
Courses Next Semester:
Advanced Functions

I know that my chemistry grade is low and unfortunately, it is not a subject that I excel in. However, based on the courses I have next semester I know that my average will go up and I hope to receive an offer after midterms. Do you think it is possible to get accepted with this current average?
If you are currently in this program, could you please share the average you were accepted with, when you were accepted, and maybe a bit about your experience in this program?
Thank you and please respond with kindness.

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University of Waterloo: Conditional Admission to Pharmacy (CAP) 2018/2019
Hey everyone! 
Application time is quickly approaching as we near the end of the year. This thread is for anyone applying or planning  to apply to the University of Waterloo's Conditional Admission to Pharmacy program in 2019. Feel free to ask any questions- about student life, academics, the application process, AIF, the interview, or anything in between! 

Hopefully this can help you! 
-a CAP student
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grade 11 course selection
I'm in grade 10 and I will be picking  courses soon for next year. I'm planning on pursuing science (not sure what specifically). So far, I have decided on:

ENG3U- English  
FSF3U- French
MHF4U- Adv. Functions  
SPH3U- Physics  
SCH3U- Chemistry  
SBI3U- Biology  
HSP3U- Anthro, Psych

Should I take a spare for the last one or maybe something that won't be too much work like art or tech design?
pls help!!
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I am currently in grade 11, and I always have wanted to become a doctor. But recently I don't think that's a possibility, I have an 85 in Biology, and I've been told that mark is not up to University standard, It was my midterm but everyone around me is getting 90s, and they get pretty upset about it. I've been told three times that I am not smart enough to get into any University or to become a doctor. Is it true that an 85 is too low? I am willing to work harder, and I want to become a doctor, but should I give up? Should I even bother applying to UofT or UW? I am so nervous and confused
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Mac Health Sci Application
Hey guys, so I'm done the first 2 questions of the sup app. and I'm having a little difficulty answering the third. Are we writing about possible factors that inspired the physicians to further investigate the condition? Or are we stating our own conclusions as to why we think the migrants may have developed it? 

This can also be an advice/question thread for any of the questions/process of writing the application!!!
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What are the chances of 105D getting accepted into an engineering/nursing program
Finished highschool but stuff happened in life and that consequently affected my grades- wasn't able to graduate with good grades(60-70s).
Am now doing ILC to make up for that and am redoing my courses. (Currently getting 90s)
What are the chances of me getting into mac/guelph/ryerson for engineering.
Is there a certain date i have to have everything (transcripts) in by that give me a better chance. I know mac does not like more than 2 reapeated courses (i repeated all of my courses ex. bio/chem/physics) but do I still have a chance? What about guelph and rye? What are some ecperiences of 105D students. Does being a 105D applicant reduce your chances?
iBioMed @McMaster University
Currently enrolled in Integrated Biomedical Engineering and Health Sciences at McMaster. 
If you have questions about it or about eng1, campus life or scholarships, ask me and i'll be more than happy to help. 
ryerson biomed a hard program?
Hi, I am planning on going to university next year with hopes to get into medical school 4 years later. I want to get into a program which is relatively easy so I can have a high GPA, yet also prepare me for the MCAT and medical school. I was looking into ryersons biomedical program but I was wondering if it would be hard to achieve a high GPA.

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Hello I was wondering when more scholarships will be available. When is the prime time scholarship application availability for September 2019 undergrad students?

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Biomed: I got an Offer of Admission... already...
Hi, I got a conditional offer of admission to Ryerson's biomedical program. I received it morning of Dec 1... is this correct? myRyerson and my communications tabs say I have received and offer and i also get played a congratulatory video. its so early?????? i also applied to ryerson 2 days ago????? is this a glitch? 
My top 6 avg in gr12 is an 88.6% 
Total avg in gr 11 is 85.7%
Queen's Health Science now On-Campus?
Hi! This year Queen's has made their Health Science program an on-campus degree. I am interested in Health Sciences, and Queen's seems like a good fit for me, but I'm not sure about the credibility of the program just because this is their first year of the on-campus degree. (Theoretically assuming I get in,) Should I apply? (My concerns are about the professors actually being good, the program teaching me what I want effectively..etc.) Is anyone else thinking of applying to the Queen's Health Science program?
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Potential Educational Opportunity Service - Gauging Interest
Hey everyone,

Just looking to gauge interest in a prospective service. I'm thinking of starting a service that provides a report to prospective students, that outlines for them all the potential educational opportunities available to them, based on their interests and desired career paths. So as an example, one might state that they're interested in machine learning and AI, but don't know where to begin. I'd build out a report that talks about what schools are at the forefront in these areas, what specific research topics are being carried out by which school, what online resources are available, etc. I'm a recent graduate of a 4 year undergrad program, and changed degree paths a few times during these 4 years. A service like this would've been very beneficial to me when I was applying to schools, and I was curious if this would be the case for other people out there. Please let me know your thoughts! Cheers.
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What's the influence for the property of Phe-Ala Decarboxylase?
Hi all! I am currently engaged in a project about the study for the property of Phe-Ala Decarboxylase with Creative Enzymes. Can anyone tell me more about influences of it? Will be very appreciated for your help!
Dating: Long Distance
PLEASE READ! Long distance relationships are not what they are portrayed to be. They are not as hard, emotionally draining, or as impossible as people assume. Right now, I am living 3 hours away from my boyfriend (who plays a varsity sport). We see each other once or twice a month. We are both happy, both with room to live our own lives but always being able to catch up at the end of the night. We still love each other, nobody has been unfaithful, and it is relatively easy. The time we spend together is always quality time, and I do not regret staying with him.If you love someone and think you they could be the person for you, go for it. The worst that could happen is that it doesn't work out and you part ways. It is entirely possible, do not give up just because of what you THINK might happen.

Pros of a long distance relationship...
1. The time you spend together is really exciting and precious
2. You have the freedom to be yourself and make friends on your own terms
3. You always have lots to talk about with your S/O because you're apart during the day
4. It tests whether the relationship is really worth it
5. Meeting their new friends means more friends for you!
6. Sex/physical intimacy is so much better when you've been waiting for it
7. It will show you how much your partner really values you
8. You don't need to pick between your friends and partner during the week
9. It helps keep you focused

I hope that this helped anyone that needed to hear it.
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Victory Lap?
So this is my final year of high school and I have taken the following: ENG4U, MHF4U, SCH4U, SBI4U, SES4U, PSK4U, TPJ4M. I have been looking at some university programs and they require MHF4U, ENG4U, SCH4U, SBI4U, SPH4U, MCV4U. I don't have calculus selected and I did not take 11 physics. Should I stay behind a year and get 11 and 12 physics and calculus under my belt before making a decision on what I want to do? Or should I just choose something that doesn't require physics and calculus and move on?
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Science and French
I would like to major in a science degree such as Biophysics, Biology, Physics, or Chemistry.  Is it possible for me to either minor in French or take a double major? I am a french immersion student and would like to keep up my french. Some schools that I'm looking at are UBC, McGill, Queen's, and McMaster, but please reply with information from any school.
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Conflicted grade 12 student... Employable career paths in Canada?
(First yconic post here, please don't be too harsh on me here)

Hey everyone,

I am currently a grade 12 student who is interested in pursuing a career in the health/life science field. I am leaning towards this area, as I have strong interests in subjects like human health, kinesiology, biology, and chemistry.

However, my main concern is whether or not going into a health/life science program in university will be worth it? I am worried because I have heard a lot about health science/life science undergrads being useless, although I am planning on attending graduate school afterward.

I'm mostly interested in becoming a physical therapist, or possibly a pharmacist. However, I am scared about whether or not these will be employable fields in Canada in the next 5-10 years? I'm also interested in possibly becoming a medical lab technician, or teacher, as I've heard there is currently a greater demand for teachers.

For background info, I'm currently taking Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Semestered Math (Advanced Functions and Calculus), Kinesiology, and Music (average booster course). I'm typically a low-mid 90 average student (finished with an approx 92-93 average in grade 11).

I am open to hearing any other employable career paths that would be possible for me, based on the courses that I currently am taking.

Any advice would be greatly appreciated right now, as I'm quite stressed about what I should pursue in post-secondary and in the future.
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Why use liposome kits?
Can liposome kits be used in the field of biotechnology? What convenience does it offer?
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Why use liposomes in drug delivery?
Hi, I'm wondering why liposomes are used in drug delivery?  who can tell me detailed information? Any help would be appreciated. Thanks in advance!
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