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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?
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?
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.
Anyone else applying to Queen's Chancellor? What programs are you going for? Is it true that if you are a chancellor nominee you have a higher chance of getting into competitive programs like Commerce?
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?
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?
So I was on the QueensU website recently and found out that their Health Science program is offered both online and on campus? I thought it was online only so is this a new development from queens? I’m trying to learn more about it but there’s not much online about it (the on campus program), so I’m assuming it’s new. Does anyone know anything about this program? Thank you!
Next Semester I have a financial securities course and accounting (hoping for a 95+ in both. Calculus - Don't know if i'll do very well, but it will not be in my top 6 for Ivey aeo, and my mark in this class obviously won't prevent me from meeting the Qcomm 87 cutoff or the laurier bba cutoff. English next semester as well.
I want a closed campus experience without commuters, so I do not plan on applying to Rotman or Schulich. I don't think I would enjoy it there. My top choices are Western (only if i have aeo), Queen's, and Laurier BBA as my backup.
When do you think Laurier BBA will accept me? Should I even bother with the ABS form?
EC's for Queens and Ivey aeo:
Link crew leader (leader to a group of grade 9s)
Canadian tire employee
Tutor two kids through a charity
Recently started a club with my friends, but I might not write about this since it's so late and I don't have much to show for this.
I am also concerned that I have no awards other than Honour roll and another for consistently having the highest mark in one of my classes last year? Is this bad?
What would you say my chances are for QC and Ivey? Considering my average will probably drop eventually to say a 96-97 maybe, and I try hard to connect leadership to my EC's?
I am interested in working in, or at least trying out an internship in Finance (IB, private equity, etc). Will this be possible if I go to Laurier?
I recently received the Chancellor Nomination from my school and I have a couple of questions regarding it.
Since I am applying as a Chancellor Nominee, do I still need to complete a PSE and SE because I am applying for the Commerce program? If so, do I need to submit the PSE and SE by December 1 (deadline for Chancellor nomination application)?
From doing some research, in past years it seems as though the nomination helps a lot in receiving a regular offer (especially for the commerce program). Is this still true for this year as well?
Hey guys, I'm planning to apply to Queens' Commerce program! Take a look at my personal information, and let me know if I have a chance of getting in!
If you are also interested in the program, please post the following: -Projected Grade 12 average -Grade 11 average -ECs. -Other schools of interest -When you hear back from the university (acceptance/rejection)
If you are currently/was in the program, please leave some tips and share your averages/ECs in the comments.
A bit about myself... -Projected Grade 12 average: 92%-95% -Grade 11 average: 92.6% (includes ICS4U (90%), HRE4M (95%), and MHF4U (97%)) -ECs: VP of 2 Clubs/Councils, member of a local youth council, was a lifeguard/swim instructor. -Also interested in: UW/WLU BBA/BMath, Rotman Comm, UW AFM, WLU BBA, and Schulich BBA.
Hey guys! I’m currently a grade 12 student thinking about where to apply for school. I’m not 100% sure what I’d like to be, but it would definitely be related to the medical industry. The courses I took this year were: Biology, Chemistry, Advanced Functions, English, Business, and World Issues. Currently, my number one choice is Queens Health Science, which is a new program that they are introducing for my year in 2019. I have also been thinking about applying to Waterloo Kinesiology, because I heard that they have an excellent cadaver lab and good courses. One of my other choices is Laurier Health Science, which I’ve heard has small class sizes. My backup choices are McMaster Life Science (I heard the class sizes are enormous and it is competitive), Ryerson Bio-Medical Science, and Guelph Bio-Medical Science.
I was wondering if anyone could give me some feedback on their process with applying/studying at these schools. How do you like it and what do you think of their courses, campus life, etc.
So in grade 11, I had some tough personal family issues (and also just didnt realize grade 11 marks mattered for university lol) so my U/M level course average was a 74 (thanks chem and math!) Now in grade 12, my average is a 91. But, will universities like Queen's and Western see my grade 11 marks and not accept me anyways, despite the great improvement? Or will they just not grant me early acceptance, but in later months of the school year, will they only look at grade 12 marks and then be more likely to accept me?
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!
Hi! I know on the Queen's website, they have the admission average for arts as '80+'. I was just wondering what the cutoff actually was last year, as I certainly assume it was well above an 80 lol. I know the cutoff can range from year-to-year, but just to give me a more realistic ballpark to aim for.
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.
PLEASE HELP!!I really desperately want to go to Queen's University. I am interested in the PPE program, economics program, sociology program, or psychology program. I want to go to law school after my undergrad (which has been my plan for years) so I'm not too concerned with which program I get into... literally anything. I'm an Ontario student, and I will be applying right out of high school. My average so far this year is 90, and I am feeling comfortable with my marks in all of my classes. The issue is that last year during second semester I went through a really hard time personally, and my marks for those courses were 72,73,74,78. Are those marks going to screw me over for getting into any of those programs? If I maintain an 87-93 average for my 6 grade 12 courses will they still deny my application because of those marks? What do you think my chances of admission are!