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ARE MY GRADES GOOD ENOUGH FOR UBC-O/V, CARLETON, U of A?
English 12 - 90
French 12 - 95
Geography 12 - 95
Pre-Calculus 12 - 80  
Chemistry 12 - 84  
Biology 12 - 85  
 I was hoping to apply for the sciences
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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?


SCIENCES ACCEPTANCE
Can i get into Carleton Sciences with an 85% average or should i just stick to colleges? When are undergraduate applications due for students outside of ontario?
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is ryerson a good school?
hello.  i am applying for a number of undergraduate architecture programs and I have to rank them in order of interest (i know i know, the masters are ill that matter but still...).  i know that i'll put waterloo as my top choice (like the rest of the world), but then im left with ryerson, carleton and uoft daniels (laurentian as a backup).  i visited all the schools and i like the two over uoft since the degree is an arts degree, and there is no coop, but then i found out that only the top third of ryerson students get a coop!!  and also theres like only 30 spots in the masters program and its not the most reputable university from what ive heard.  but then again, so is carleton!  anyone care to shed some light on what schools are the best?  also i have high grades so that shouldn't be a concern.  thanks in advance!
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How useless is health science?
Science is a subject that I’ve always been really interested in and after taking a course called health care in grade 11 health science seems like something I wanna go into; however, I’ve heard and read over and over again to not go into health sciences as it’s a basically useless degree. Is that actually the case or a slight over exaggeration? Medicine is something I’ve been looking into but I realize that you don’t have to take science/ health science for that, and that’s it’s unbelievably hard to get into and I want to take something that will give me a good backup plan too. Health science is something I want to take because it genuinely interests me, not just so I can maybe be a doctor: the fact that it combines the aspects of science (bio, anatomy) with some social sciences (ethics in healthcare, etc) really seems interesting to me. However I don’t want to go into it if I’m gonna be jobless and in a pile of student debt after four years, but at the same time I don’t want to take a program I will hate. How hard is it to go into a masters degree program? Also, I’ve heard that you can go into and work at health Canada with a health science degree? That’s sounds of interesting, is it true? Also, before anyone mentions this, computer science, business and engineering are subjects that I HATE so I really do not want to go into those. I realize these kind of questions are annoying but I’ve tried doing research and not too much has come up. Any insight would be really helpful and appreciated!!
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Health Science 2019
University health science applicants of 2019:

I have noticed that there have been many threads like this ran for nursing, business, and engineering. As I am hoping to enter health science, I thought it would be beneficial for myself and those who are like-minded to share a few things with one another:

School/programs you plan on applying to:
Expected average:
Grade 11 average:
Course load:
What you plan on doing with your degree in this field:

For myself- 

Expected average: 90%
Grade 11 average: 85%
Course load:  
1st semester-
Chemistry
Social justice
Spare
English

2nd semester-
Bio
Challenge & Change
Spare
Data

What you plan on doing with your degree in this field: I hope to be a naturopath or chiropractor.


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Carleton Early Admission?
I applied to Carleton's engineering program to various engineering/comp sci programs, and went to check Electronic Info and noticed they now say early conditional offers will be issued in January/February, even though I swear when I applied, the timeline said early offers would be given out in November. Does anyone know if they definitely won't give out early admissions in November/December? Please let me know.
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Pakistanis at Carleton U?
Any Pakistani muslim girls currentlu thinking of applying or go to carleton already?!
Need some to get in touch with!! 
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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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Not the Best Grade 11 Marks...
Grade 11 was by far my worst year academically and that's due to laziness (i will admit) and some personal issues, but I want to apply for university and go away. I had a 60% average  in grade 11. 

My grades in grade 11 were:
World Religions • 63%  
English • 64%  
Functions • 9% (the class i couldn't drop and did nothing in)
American History • 70%   
Canadian Law • 77%  
Anthropology, Psych • 70%  
College Mathematics • 71% (the class i was told wasn't available despite the fact that there were 2 classes for this course with 15 people each...)
Hospitality and Tourism • 57%

My top schools (in order) are Carleton, U Ottawa, Laurier  and I was thinking of either going in undeclared or straight into either sociology or humanities, I want a BA. I don't have my midterms yet or even a progress report but I know I'm currently getting between low-70s to mid-80s (I'm taking Philosophy, English, Social Justice, and Indigenous Studies).

How important are my grade 11 marks? I'm honestly not looking for early acceptance, I literally just want to be accepted. The only reason I'm still considering these school and programs is because this website MyBlueprint is telling me I'm still currently qualified for them but I don't know how accurate it is :/. I have to start applying in like a month and I don't want to waste my parents $50 per school application if my chances of getting in are near impossible. 



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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.


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Carleton or UOttawa Political Science?
I’m a grade 12 student and currently considering applying to Carleton for political science or public policy and policy management. For UOttawa I’m considering political science only.

Both the political science programs in the two universities offer co-op, but I am just wondering if anyone with experience could tell me the pros and cons of each as the programs are so similar? I know Carleton holds a worse reputation for social sciences but does that hold up for a political science degree?  
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Can I make it in?
Hi, I was hoping any of you could tell me the chances of me getting accepted to a university such as Waterloo, Western, or Queen's for a B.Sc program in psychology.

I currently have an average of around 84%. 

If I can't make it to any of these schools, do you have any suggestions where I can apply (Preferably in Ontario)? 

I was also thinking uOttawa or Carleton because I live near Ottawa. Would any of you recommend these schools for psychology or aerospace engineering?
carleton vs uoit
i had the option to go to carleton or uoit for engineering but i choose uoit and i regret it, do you think i should of went to carleton instead too?
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Best Undergrad to Prepare for Law School?
Hi I’m a grade 12 student and I’m currently considering which programs to apply for. I’m considering pursuing public policy, political science, business or global affairs. I’ve heard from multiple people that certain degrees prepare you better for the LSAT and law school in general.

Personally, I have an interest in all four so now it is just a matter of deciding.

Any advice would be appreciated!
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AMA: Brock BAcc Graduate, Carleton MAcc Graduate, Big 4 Employee
My name is Neal, and I graduated from Brock's Bachelor of Accounting Co-op program in 2016 and Carleton's Master of Accounting program in 2017. I was a yconic Student Ambassador for 2016-17. Although I work full-time at PwC now, I'm still around answering questions about accounting as a career and universities. 

My co-op work experience includes:
-Corporate Accounting, Henkel (Germany)
-Assurance and Tax, Collins Barrow
-Risk Assurance, Ernst and Young

I currently work at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Assurance. . 

A snapshot of my time at Brock:  
-Served as an executive for several clubs  
-Participated in numerous internal/external case competitions and conferences  
-Served as a Tutorial Leader for Brock's first-year Macroeconomics course  
-Inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma (the top 10% of Goodman get invited)  
-Did co-ops and internships with 3 different companies in corporate accounting, assurance, tax and risk assurance located in Germany and Canada  
-Participated in a short-term exchange to France  
-Volunteered for the business school's Career Services office, where I critiqued students' resumes  
-Lived in residence (first-year) and off campus

A snapshot of my time at Carleton:  
-President of the Sprott MAcc Society  

Feel free to ask me questions below! Or you can add me on LinkedIn if you'd like to send a private message (https://www.linkedin.com/in/nsengupta).
Health Science Degree
Is there any career you can do with solely a health sci degree? I do plan on continuing school after undergrad as of now, but I also don't want to put myself into a position where I absolutely have no other choice if I do feel done w school after. My other option is nutrition, but there are health science programs avaliable at more schools, and the courses seem more interesting to me...
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OUAC - Early Admission
My grade 11 English mark was not the greatest but my mark greatly improved when I took grade 12 English online. When the first round of university acceptances based on grade 11 marks are sent out, will they be looking at my grade 11 mark or is there any chance they will look at my grade 12 English mark instead? For reference, I live in Ontario (therefore applying through OUAC) and my main goal is to study accounting at uOttawa Telfer or Carleton Sprott.
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Ask me Anything: Ivey HBA Transfer 2018 from another university
Not going to say my university of transfer.
It's from an Ontario university but it's not Toronto or Waterloo.

I've been in your position before. I really just want to help students make better decisions towards their careers so that they can one day contribute more effectively in their communities. 

I'm the  OP for this post linked below. I really encourage that you take a read on that one too! 
https://yconic.com/discussion/must-read-advice-to-high-school-students/ztpbJO8PekA05XSrK2DvMiblKK9zAaj8

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Double Major at University of Toronto
Hey y'all.
I really want to study peace and conflict at U of T, but I also want to study international affairs at Carleton because of their masters program of International affairs/jurdis law. I was wondering is it possible to get a double major at U of T with peace ad conflict studies and international affairs/relations then later apply for the masters program at Carleton?
thanks!


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Grade 12 Marks?
Hi, I’m currently a grade 12 student and my top 4 schools at the moment are: Queen’s, Ottawa U, Carleton and Mcgill.

My grade 11 average was an 87 and I’m planning on applying for a political science degree or an undergrad law degree. I’ve been pretty stressed about how high my grade 12 marks will need to be in order for almost guaranteed acceptance (especially for queens and mcgill)

Any advice would be appreciated! 
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Best Commerce Programs...?
I am an Ontario student and I am most interested in Rotman and Queen's. I will probably have between a 90-92 average in my grade 12 year and I was just wondering if there are any other schools across Canada that I should be looking into. I am worried that I am not going to get into these two schools and just want other people's opinion on what schools have worthy commerce programs that I should look more into. Thanks!!
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