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Asking anyone who has been accepted into undergraduate architectural programs in Ontario, or is completing/completed it. E.g., Waterloo Architecture, UofT Daniels, McGill, Ryerson Arch.. anything really, but please specify the name of the university. What courses did you take in high school that have allowed you to get accepted? Do they have a preference?
Yep, waitlisted. Does anyone know how many are on the waitlist, I saw someone say 600 and that is so scary if there are only 125 of that getting in. Ahhhh! Honestly, I just need people to talk to because I will go insane if I have to wait a whole month!
Hey! I know I was really nervous this time of year last year and had loads of questions so if any aspiring nurses have any questions about Queen's nursing or applying to other schools across Canada i'll do my best to answer!
I was recently nominated to apply for this award and I have done research for the past two years. However they say they don't want students planning to go into medicine but the research I did was medical related. Should I include it or leave it out if it might decrease my chances of getting the award? I am unsure since some the past winners participated in HYRS or things like that but I just want to be sure that it including my research will not effect me negatively
Hey guys. I'm a bit confused about McGill's system. I'm an international student, so my English may not be perfect.
If a transfer student were to be admitted to McGill with not enough credits to start in U1 (24 apparently), but he had managed to transfer basic courses such as Calculus 1, Stats 1 or Microeconomics 1, would he have to start all over from first year even though he had the credits from the courses he would take in U1? Or are those the kind of courses he would take in his first year?
I would really appreciate if someone would take the time to help me. Thanks.
Hi!! I was recently completing my Loran Scholarship application and the portion that asks which university you want to attend says individuals chosen as Loran Scholars are expected to leave their home region???? I was planning to go to the university in my city but if I were to win this scholarship would I have to go somewhere else?? I understand there are different loran awards (some win $80000 and some win a couple thousand for being a finalist) so would I become ineligible to win any awards?
Hey guys so I want your opinions on my chance of getting into one of the universities mentioned above into the biology program (faculty of science). I got a 1210 in the SAT and did the SAT Subject Chemistry and Biology (M) and got a 720 and a 680. I got a 98 in the TOEFL. Also my overall grade 11 mark was a B+ and my overall grade 12 mark (first semester) was an A-. Courses I took in grade 12 and their marks (first semester) were:
AP English : A-
AP Calculus AB: B+
AP Statistics: B
AP Biology: A-
AP Chemistry: A
AP Physics 1 and 2: A-
I plan on doing the AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, and AP Chemistry with predicted marks 3 4 4.
I also volunteered at a hospital for over 40 hours and attended several events in universities (Carnegie Mellon and Weill Cornell) and assisted in creating the chess club at our school.
For UBC, I think I may have done well in the personal profile section but I accidently wrote "me" instead of "be" and submitted it. Will that really affect my application?
Lemme know what you guys think about my marks and thank you in advance!
I was going to apply for the Schulich scholarship however I noticed that the eligibility says that students cannot be going into medicine or medical research. I am not sure what I will be going into after my science degree however I wanted to keep my options open. I read some articles about past winners and some of them said that they want to pursue medicine. If someone ended up pursuing medicine after would they revoke the award?
Since I've noticed some amazing people who were already accepted in the previous years are trying to help us newbies out, I'd like to ask a few questions. There may be more with the same doubts! I'll keep updating as I complete applications and receive responses.
So first a little background.
OUAC 105 International Applicant High School: CBSE
1)University of Toronto(Engineering Science+Mechanical Engineering) 2)University of Waterloo(Mechanical Engineering+Mechatronics Engineering/both CO-OP)
*Should I apply to McMaster, McGill, and UBC? Are their engineering courses academically on par with the ones above? More importantly, do they have any CO-OP/Internships opportunities like the ones above? Please keep in mind international applicants have to pay almost double, so financial aspects are even more pronounced. And no, my family is into a third-world farming, but we aren't millionaires either.
*I know Engineering Science must be one of the hardest programs to get into in the entire country, and being an international applicant makes it even worse. Still, if you know anyone who got in, do you know their resume?
3)Grade 12(finals predicted) English: 97 (if this appears as a very big bump, it's because CBSE schools are very picky with their internal exam's english grading. the highest in our batch was a 90. they do this so that "everyone gets better marks by studying harder in the finals." I call BS but meh. but yes an above average student should have no problem getting 95+ in English in boards) Math: 100 Physics: 100 Chemistry: 100
Why is there so much hype among high school students for engineering programs when even U of T engineering graduates are unemployed/underemployed in the Canadian job market? Have these kids even done their research?
I am interested in the Biological, Biomedical, Life Sciences field at McGill, which I saw last year, cutoffs were 93.8%. I was wondering if any of you can give me any sort of guidance as to whether or not I have the chance of getting accepted and a scholarship?
My grade 11 marks are:
Pre-Calculus 11: 97
Social Studies: 92
My grade 12 marks are:
Pre-calculus 12: 100
AP Psychology: 98
Physical Education: 100
My top 5 academics are Chem, Pre-Calc, English, AP Psychology and Biology, giving me an average of 95.8.
For extracurriculars, ive been on my school’s general student council for two years, and now am in the executive student council for my final year of high school. I also take part in various clubs and volunteer at a hospital regulary, along with other organizations.
Is the likelihood of me getting accepted into that field, let alone McGill, knowing how competitive it is, likely? Along with receiving a scholarship even though my grade 11 marks arent as high? Also, despite biology being my lowest mark, would that affect my acceptance into that field of study? I’m going to be writing another test soon, so hopefully I do well on that to boost up my mark prior to my application. I’ve been stressing out about this for the longest time, so any source of guidance will help out greatly!
I am in Grade 12 physics right now and was wondering if anyone had any websites/books that they use which help them study and get practice tests (other than the obvious khan and https://www.physicsclassroom.com/).
If you had tips and tricks that you wanted to post on here about how you study or any comprehension tricks that would probably help everyone!