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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
Hi prospective nursing students! Let's use this thread as a space to share information, questions, concerns, advice, and more with one another as the year progresses.
To get the discussion rolling, start off with your:
• programs of interest (both nursing and non-nursing);
• expected average; and
• career goals!
I'm thinking of applying to McMaster for nursing and health sciences as well as Western for nursing with a 95-96%. I'd like to be a nurse practitioner in the future, but do not have a particular speciality in mind yet.
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?
Is anyone else applying to nursing programs after finishing a different undergraduate degree? I finished my BSc at Western this June, and I'm applying to nursing programs for Fall 2019. I'm a bit concerned because my cGPA is really low (the last two years were much better - but still not sure its good enough for nursing)... I finished with a cGPA of 73.8% (2.92) and had a 78% (3.30) for the last two years.
I've applied to a ton of programs due to the low marks - Ryerson/Centennial, Ryerson/George Brown, Trent Compressed, Western/Fanshawe, UOttawa, Humber 2nd Entry, MoMac, CoMac, Laurentian/St.Lawrence.
Has anyone else applied to these programs after doing a university degree? Or know of people getting in out of uni with a lower average?
My next step would be applying to a college Pre-Health program, but hoping this won't be necessary so I can avoid extra debt/an extra year of school.
The programs I'm looking to apply to have the following admissions requirements:
Adv Functions 12U
2 of Biology/Chemistry/Physics 12U
1 Additional 12 U/M course
I have Adv Functions, Chem, & Physics (and a spare) in 1st semester and the remainder in 2nd semester. If the programs I apply to make early admissions offers, what will they use as a stand in for Calculus since there is no grade 11 equivalent?
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!!
Hi I was just wondering if anyone knew the cut off average for last years applicants for nursing with mohawk Mac collab. I originally applied for health sciences (taking a gap year) so chem wasn't apart of my top 6 so I didn't focus too much on it and it brings my average down a fair amount to an 85. Should I retake chem or do you think I would be fine with he 85 average. Also looking at applying to Nippising, Ottawa man campus and Ottawa Algonquin collab program. Any help would be very appreciated!
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!
I'm going through my grade 12 year currently. We get our university codes next week and I'm stuck on what path I should take. I'm taking English (92), International Business Online (94), Biology, and a spare this semester. For biology, I don't know what my current mark is because the teacher didn't return most of my work, but from the tests I got back, I'm estimating that I got approximately 62.
I was aiming for a nursing program. Now that I look at my biology mark, I'm not too sure. Since nursing programs are really competitive and hard to get into. (+ biology is a prerequisite for application)
Should I consider a victory lap instead? If I do, do I still need to apply to my universities with the codes?