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McGill Computer Science Early Acceptance
Hi! Has anyone gotten accepted into McGill CS? Or does anyone know if and when they would do early acceptance and approximately what average is required?
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How tough is UTM for computer science?
I have heard utm is a tough school, but how hard is it really, especially for computer science? Do people get really bad grades in there courses?
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Computer Science Acceptances 2019
Hey, I wanted to start a thread on the computer science program acceptances for the 2019 school year.  Please post:

1. School/Program(s) Applied to
2.  Date Applied 
3. Grade 11/12 average (which ever was used in consideration for your offer) 
4. Program(s) accepted to 
5. Date of acceptance 

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Will a low grade 12 english mark hurt my chances of getting accepted to University of Ottawa comp sci?
Hello,  

I didn't do well in grade 12 english and got a 66. I want to apply for computer science and they require a minimum average of 70% in MCV4U and MHF4U, here are my marks so far:  

ENG4U: 66%  
FSF4U (gr 12 french): 65%  
SPH4U (physics): 75%  
MCV4U: 90%  
MHF4U: 87%  
ICS4U (comp sci): 92%  

My average for all my courses is 79%, and my average for my 3 prerequisites (advanced func, calculus and english) is 81%. I meet the requirments, but I've been told that they wont accept any marks below 70% (ive got 60s in french and english), so what are my chances of getting accepted to uottawa comp sci?  

Thanks
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University of Toronto: Computer Science Acceptance
Im a grade 12 student who applied to UofT Scarborough  campus for Computer Science, and I have all my 30 credits including prerequisites. My average in my top 6 is 87.2%. 
Specific Breakdown:
Advanced Functions: 100%(repeated)
Calculus:80%
International Buisness:82%
English: 87%
Computer Science: 87%
Data Management: 88%

Please share your thoughts on the chances of me getting in, and if I should redo calculus in e-learning or just wait and accept my fate.
Thanks in Advance
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Depressed about my marks (do I have a chance at uottawa?)
Hey guys,

Over the past month I've been stressing out over my marks,  I really don't know what to do at this point, it would devastate my parents if I don't get accepted to uottawa.

What are my chances of going into uOttawas joint honours in computer science/mathematics program with these marks:

ENG4U: 66 (second time taken, first was failed at summer school, I suck at english)
FSF4U: 65 (I suck at french too)
MCV4U: 85
MHF4U: 87
MDM4U: 80
ICS4U: 90

As you can see, I SUCK A** at english/french, am okay at math and computer science and its why I chose to pursue this field.

Will uOttawa only calculate my top 6 average which is 79, or will they look at that crappy english mark and not accept me? 

This will sound retarded LOL but is it possible to take a course (english) for a third time? What are my options guys?


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Does university ONLY look at your top 6 marks?
So this semester I have four courses, which are physics, religion, business and english. I expect to get over a 90% in all these course except for physics. At midterms I had a 90 in physics, but that quickly dropped to a low 80. However, physics is not a course I need for any of my university applications and next semester I have  3 University Level courses and 1 Mixed Level course. Suppose all my other courses are above a 90 and for physics I end with with a 70. Would this mark at all affect my university acceptance (supposing physics is NOT included in top 6)?
Can I get into Laurier/ UofG Comp Sci ?
Hey everyone, excuse my bad English (it is my second language). 

My current grade 12+13 marks are: 

Advanced functions: 80
Chemistry: 85
English: 70
Business Leadership: 85
Physics: 85
Calculus: 90
International Business: 80

What are my chances of getting into UofG or Laurier Computer Science.

Thanks in advance!
How hard is it to get into Waterloo FARM program and what are some programs similar to it?
First Semester  
Computer Science: 89  
Advanced Functions: 88  
Religion: 85  

Second Semester  
Calculus: ~  
Accounting: ~  
Financial Security: ~
English : ~  

I don't have the best grades in the world and it's quite bad to be honest. None of my courses that I'm currently taking are in the 90s. Is it extremely hard to get into Waterloo's FARM program? What are some programs similar to what FARM program is offering for trash like me?
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Guys can I get accepted with these marks?
Am trying to get into waterloo computer engineering, (its my first choice) my parents want me to get in and I dont want to let them down, my marks go as follows:

ENG4U: 50 (it was a hard course but my teacher passed me so I got the credit, it doesn't matter for computer science i was told, only since/math)
SPH4U: 62
SBI4U: 68
SCH4U: 61
MHF4U: 55
MCV4U: 67 (67 the second time, I failed this course the first time but I improved)
TEJ4M (comp eng course): 74
Music: 70

I have extracurriculars such as participating in online gaming shows, dont know if that matters.
I think am pretty good at computer engineering (i got a good mark on it), can I get accepted to waterloo? I was thinking of signing up for university of toronto but its been my parents dream for me to attend waterloo since its got a good reputation.

Thanks in advance.
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Are my marks good enough for Waterloo, UofT, McMaster??
Are my marks good enough for Waterloo, Queens, UofT, McMaster, Queens?
I'm interested in Computer Science and Software Engineering programs.

My Marks (CURRENTLY):
ENG4U (English) - 90%
SPH4U (Physics) - 95%
MHF4U (Advanced Functions) - 76% (I know its low, but I am going to try to bring it to an 80)

Next Semester Courses:
MDM4U (Data Management)
MCV4U (Calculus & Vectors)
ICS4U (Computer Science)
SCH4U (Chemistry) - Repeating @ Night School
HHS4U (Families in Canada) - I heard its an easy course, however I might change it to another course.

Extra-Curricular's:
- App Development Club at my school.
- Volunteer for Mayoral Campaign.
- Web Development Internship.
- Created a few Websites for Businesses
- Part Time Job
- Going to Participate in Waterloo's Euclid & Computing Contests.
- Currently Developing an App.

Also, instead of taking HHS4U should I repeat Advanced Functions?


Should I take bird courses?
I want to get into UTSG computer science. I have a 91 average right now. For next semester, should I drop physics/chemistry and take easier courses to boost my mark? Do they take into account that physics and chem are harder courses than let's say data or philosophy?

Thanks in advance.
Waterloo Computer Science Applicants 2019
Hi everyone,

Just like the previous threads on Waterloo CS applicants I'd like to see what the competition for the CS program is this year and the chances of me getting in.

I am currently in Grade 12. My average in grade 11 was 94% with very little EC's (science club, tennis and badminton). 

Marks from grade 11
Functions - 98%
Physics - 95%
Chemistry - 92%
English - 91%
Food and Culture - 94%
Computer Science - 95%

I expect a 96% avg this year and am going to be participating in more EC's such as robotics, programming club, badminton, tennis, chess club (co-founder), and soccer if i make the team. Is this enough to make it in? And I took the 12U foods course, will it affect me negatively due to it not being a science course?

Also please share your avg's and EC's!
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Computer Science Waterloo 2019 Applicants
First semester midterms are upon us, we all now know where we can go for post-secondary. I want to focus this thread on students applying to Computer Science at Waterloo starting in September 2019. Start by posting your grade 12 marks (earned/projected) and all extra curricular you are involved in, in-school our out-school. Good luck!


My grade 12 marks (projected): 
1. 93% English (Projected)
2. 95% Adv. Fns (Projected) > 87% at midterms - I know, it's terrible :( 
3. 99% Calc. & Vectors (Projected) 
4. 100% Computer Science (Projected) 
5. 99% Accounting Mixed (Projected) > 97% at midterms 
6. 98% Communication Technology Mixed > 98% at Midterms 

Other courses:
1. Families in Canada, 90% at midterms, trying my best to get a 95%+  

EC's: 
In-School: 
1. Student Council Executive Minister of Finance, Records and Relations 
2. DECA Vice President of Communications 
3. Lead Designer of Annual Yearbook (and President of Yearbook Committee) 
4. Business Specialist High Skills Major Student 
5. Robotics Club 
6. Grade 9 and 10 Math Tutor 
7. Math/Chess Club 
8. Eco Club 

Out-School: 
1. McDonald's Part-Time Job - 8 months 
2. Online Graphic Design business - 2 years. (avg. $2,000 sales per month, send receipts, and file all sales, everything on my own) 
3. Basketball Coach (Local City Recreation Centre) 
4. 3 month experience (to-date) in Python (working on small projects/games to demo) 
5. Learning other programming languages on the side. 

Overall, I spend on average 30 hours a week on extra curricular while being a full time student and still maintaining a 95%+ average. I developed a huge passion for computer science last semester while taking the course (ICS3U)  and further researched but careers and I just got locked-in. I honestly don’t think I will get in because I’m taking English in private school, however, the school is Ministry inspected (i don’t think they care about that, private school is private school)
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cs/software eng universities
I have Waterloo, UofT and uOttawa as my top three, does anyone have any input on any other good schools for cs/softEng or even ECE other than the three I listed? Co-op available to the program would be preferred.
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Is anyone else applying to Carleton's comp sci program?
I just applied to the Carleton's Computer Science program and I was wondering if anyone else is applying to this program.

My grade 11 average was 85 and I'm estimating my grade 12 average to be around 83. It's quite close to the cutoff so I was wondering if anyone else have gotten in with these marks.

Some answers I'm looking for are:
-What was your Grade 11 average?
-Approximately what do you think your Grade 12 average will be?
-Did you apply for Co-op?
-Did you apply for the Honours program?

I applied for the honours computer science program specializing in software engineering.
If someone is currently in this program or a program similar to it, I would also love to hear about it.


Computer Programming Courses
Hello there. I had an urgent question I wanted to ask. I am currently in grade 10 at my local high school. I am looking to go into a computer science/software engineering field. My school offers both computer science and computer engineering courses, both of which I was looking to get in my Grade 10 year to increase my knowledge of computer engineering with these elective courses. However, due to a timetable clash with my required courses and inadequate spots, I wasn't able to get any of those two courses. My question is that if the same happens in Grade 11 (the timetable clash), after which I will not be able to take the Grade 12 courses in these fields,  my chances of being accepted at University of Waterloo, University of Toronto, Ottawa University, or McMaster University decrease? If so, then what should I do to increase my chances of being accepted into these universities?

Furthermore, I was looking for alternatives to the computer science and computer engineering courses. I looked into several different institutions such as Udemy as well as self-teaching myself some programming languages to strengthen myself for acceptance into the university. Some courses I looked into were:

https://www.udemy.com/python-the-complete-python-developer-course/
https://www.udemy.com/complete-python-bootcamp/

Which course should I start with? I also searched up some books online too, which I have listed below:

Python Programming for the Absolute Beginner (by Michael Dawson) -https://www.amazon.ca/Python-Programming-Absolute-Beginner-Third/dp/1435455002

Prelude to Programming: Concepts and Design (by Stewart Venit and Elizabeth Drake) - https://www.amazon.ca/Prelude-Programming-Concepts-Design/dp/1292042575/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1537076863&sr=1-1&keywords=Prelude+to+Programming%3A+Concepts+and+Design

Kindly guide me which course or book I should start with for this year. Are there any other options available for me to compensate for the loss of these courses? Thank You in advance! Please reply asap.
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Should I drop chem if I want to go to waterloo for CS?
As I was talking to my guidance councillor about universities, she checked Queens, UofT and waterloo and they all said that the only prerequisites were english, Advanced functions, and Calc for some of them. Then she told me that since I have chem, physics and calc next semester, I could end up dropping either of the sciences since they are not prerequisites. My question is: do places like waterloo care if I have more sciences? Will I have a higher chance of being accepted if keep chem? (I will still be able to achieve a high mark in the class, but dropping it would reduce a lot of stress and give me more time to study for my other classes)
About summer school
I want to go to UBC, UT, or UW for computer science or something like that.
Unfortunately, my grade 11 mark is pretty not good. 
So, I want to retake the course at summer school!

Do I have disadvantages without money or time?
Is it really helpful and can I get more score if I do well?

Also, could you rank the universities in computer science or software engineering between UT, UBC, UW? 

Thanks 
planning on going into CS - do i need sciences? if so, how much???
I'm currently in grade 11 but want to take 2 spares next year, so I'm fast tracking. Last year I fast tracked 11 bio and functions, this semester I have 12 functions. I want to fast track something next semester too; I currently have 12 bio for next semester but am planning to switch into 12 pop culture (U level course, average booster) instead. my plans for next year courses are:

-Calculus
-Data Management
-Computer Science
-English
-Music
-One science

I want to go into comp sci so I figured I don't really need science (I know physics can be useful but it's not really helpful on paper), but people keep telling me I shouldn't back myself into a corner in case I decide to change my mind. 

Should I take more than one science? Does it really matter that much? Which science(s) should I take? (Keep in mind one of the reasons I don't wanna take too much science is bcus im already taking a lot of math and i dont want my workload to be super heavy; wanna keep those freebie courses)
UTSG Computer Science/Waterloo Software Engineering Admission
I am a Grade 12 Student at a relatively large public school in Ottawa, and I am wondering about my chances of admission to UTSG CS and Waterloo SE/CS. My stats are as follows:

Grade 11 (Top 6):
Chemistry 3U: 94
Anthropology 3U: 98
Computer Science 3U: 96
Math 3U: 90
French 3U: 90
English 3U: 93

Grade 12:
Advanced Functions 4U: 99
World Issues 4U: 99
Human Growth 4M: 99
Calculus and Vectors 4U: 96 (Projected) 
English 4U: 96 (Projected) 
Chemistry 4U: N/A
Physics 4U: N/A
Data Management 4U: N/A
Interdisciplinary Studies Artificial Intelligence 4U: N/A 


Queens Computing 2018 - Competitive Average and Conditional
For all queens students doing computing, i know it says on their website that you need an 83 but what is the competitive average. What did you get in with and what did u need to keep?
University Of calgary 2019 early admission
I currently in grade 12.
Chem 20 -82
Computer Science intermediate (5 Credits) - 94
math 20 ap - 96
physics 20 ap - 93
english 20 -73

Would i have a shot at software engineering or computer science at the University of Calgary? and would i get an early admission offer or not based on these marks?
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