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Nursing Hopefuls for 2018!!
There has been posts like these in the past years, so I decided to make one for 2018 applicants!

You can share...
1) What school(s) you`re applying to?
2) What other programs are you applying to as a backup?
3) What overall average are you aiming for at the end of the year?
4) For current/past nursing students, what is your advice for anyone applying for nursing programs this year?
5) Where have you been accepted? If you don't mind sharing, with what average?
6) Any questions you have about nursing! We're all here to help.

I am applying to Western, McMaster, Brock, Ottawa and some collabs!
Hoping for a 90 average this year.
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i feel i won’t get into my uni choices
so i’m in grade 12 right now and i applied to the following:
Western U: Nursing and Health Science 
Trent: Health Science (specializing in bio)
UOIT:Nursing and Health Science

i’m not going to lie my marks aren’t so great right now my mid terms were a 74% average in bio,english and kinesiology 

my teachers are very bad at giving us updated marks and i’m not entirely sure where i stand but i’m gonna assume i’ll have the following final marks
Bio:70 
kin:90
english:80 

Western is my top school like i really wanna get in so bad 

next semester i have :
chem
med tech
data management 
spare 

should i add another easy course to bring my average up. do i have any chance of getting into any of the schools i want to. 

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hey everyone!
I know this time of year is stressful for those applying to universities and colleges bc youre hoping your grades are high enough to get into the school of your dreams. trust me, i know what youre feeling because this time last year i was going through the same thing. here are some things i wish i wouldve known before i went through the applications:

1. every school has its pros and cons, dont just apply to a school bc your friends are going there or the program is the best or its in a big city. apply to a wide variety of schools. i moved four hours away from my hometown to a school i wasnt going to know anyone at and i now have the best friends in the world that i didnt even know existed before uni. 

2. EC's dont matter at most schools. focus on your grades if you want to get in. 

3. apply to small and big schools. take UofT and TrentU for example. 90 min away from each other and completely different atmospheres. each school is great for certain things and bad for others. decide whats best for you

4. even if you have a 70% average or a 96% average, there is a school for you and you will end up somewhere. 

5. make the most out of your last year  (s) of high school, trust me, youll miss it.

6. even if you have a 90 average in high school, you wont in uni or college. the work load is crazy and getting anything higher than an A- is gonna be hard work.'

7. no major is better than another. major is science or art, doesnt matter in the end. do what you love and dont just worry about the money. (just make sure you have a goal of what you can do with your degree)

8. youve got this.
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HEY!
I just finished my first semester of a BBA program and would be happy to answer any questions anyone may have!
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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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Nursing Hopefuls for 2019 :)
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.
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Grade 12 Physics Resources
Hey guys! 

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!


Thanks :)
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Difference in Averages- University Admission?
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?
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Trent or Wilfrid Laurier?
I plan on applying to both schools for the Media Studies an Communication Studies programs, respectively. I also plan on doing a double major in Business Administration at Trent or the Management Option at Laurier. Does anyone have any comments on the programs and/or schools (prof quality, social scene, extrcurriculars, etc.)?
Trent or Wilfrid Laurier?
I plan on applying to both schools for the Media Studies and Communication Studies programs, respectively. I also plan on doing a double major or minor in Business Administration at Trent or the Management Option at Laurier. Which school/program would you recommend?
Volunteering in Nursing Program
Hi, I am interested in nursing for 2019 and visited the McMaster fall preview yesterday where I attended an info session on nursing. They said that you are required to complete 32 hours of volunteering where you are given the location where you will complete this volunteering. Just wondering if this is at other nursing programs other than Mac or just at Mac?
Thanks!
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Why is nursing so competitive nowadays?
When my mom went through to become an RN (1989) , she only had to do 3 years at a college, and was granted acceptance to all of the schools she applied to even after failing math and nearly failing chem lol. Today, it seems as though you have to have the smarts that would have been needed only from a medical student back then! What has caused for such a discrepancy!?
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Applying to too many programs?
I anticipate a top 6 average of mid-high 80"s. Is it too much to apply to all of these programs? I think I'm splitting the price with my parents... Western and Queen's are my top choices, but I know that they are quite competitive schools :/ 

In order from most-least interested:
Western Health Science
Queen's Health Studies
Western Nutrition
Guelph Nutrition
Brock Medical Science
Trent Biology w Health Science Specialization
McMaster Health and Society
UOIT Health Science
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Will universities only look at top 6?
Hi, I'm a grade 12 student who is interested in applying for nursing. This year I am taking bio, chem, data, english and earth science. In grade 11 I took two grade 12 courses- families in canada and challenge and change in society. I got a 97% and 100% in those 2 courses. I know chem, data, english and bio will be calculated in my average because they're required for nursing, and I assume families in canada and challenge and change in society will be my best two other courses that will also be calculated. I assume I won't get any better than a 97% in earth science.

My question is: I just got my first test back in earth science and I only got an 75%. Will universities still judge me and even decline my offer based on the fact that I did poorly in a course that isn't in my best top 6?
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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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Con-ed hopefuls for 2019 :-))
Hi prospective concurrent education 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 con-ed and not); • expected average; and • career goals! I'm thinking of applying to Queen’s obvi and maybe Trent’s program as well. I have an 89%. I don’t know if I want to be a teacher yet but I’m sure it’s a great fall back! Good luck :-))
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105D Nursing Applicants
Hi, 
I'm currently in the Life Sciences program at Mac, but I am wanting to apply to nursing programs at other universities. For anyone that has experience with this, what average did you have and where did you end up going?
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Undergrad Pre-med options
I have noticed that Brock offers something called "med-plus" along with Trent offering a pre-medical stream, and a premed specialization on your degree? Are these kinds of things just propaganda? Do they serve any real benefits? Does anyone from Trent even go to med school??
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Health Science
How competetive is acceptance to this program, I'm beyond stressed right now, set that I need a 90 average? How challenging are the courses? My top choice is Western btw.
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Best School For Forensic Psychology
What has the best program, UOIT forensic psychology, UTM Forensic psychology, or Trent joint honours in Forensics and Psychology?
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Medical School Hopeful (Currently in Grade 12) - What schools & programs should I apply to?
Hello! I'm currently (or will be in about a week) a grade twelve student in Southern Ontario. 
I really want to get into McMaster's bHsc program, but I understand it's nearly impossible to get into. So, I don't want to pin all my hopes on a program that accepts only 200 students.

 So, what other programs should I be looking to apply to that will give me the best opportunity to get into med school? I'm very interested in health & biology sciences, and I've heard that Guelph has some good programs. I've also heard Western has a pretty good Bmsc program, but it seems unnecessarily hard to me, and it's quite far from home.

 Now, I know some of you will say that by choosing easy programs that I'm not trying, but I don't see the point in going for a program that's just unnecessarily hard when I can get better results with an easier program, and higher chances at getting into med school.

Looking forward to hearing your answers! Ideally, I would like to apply to McMaster bHsc and two others.

Also, I've been told by my guidance that because I took summer school for grade eleven physics (new credit, not a make-up or anything), that it will hurt my chances and I should write them about it. She said I should explain how I had to take it, because I was severely ill and in the hospital I missed an entire grade ten semester. I had to take a few grade ten classes in grade eleven, and one summer school class last month, but I'm all up to date now and only taking grade twelve classes. Regardless, is it true that it will hurt my chances? 
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Nursing
I will be entering grade 12 this upcoming school year. I had previously been dead-set on going into nutrition or health sciences. However, I have now grown to seriously consider nursing. I have, of course, researched the prereq's and averages to be considered for admission to nursing programs. I am already set to take all of the 4U courses I'd need (bio, chem, data) But, I just want to know how actually cut-throat it is to get into a nursing program. My grade 11 average was in the mid-high 80's (do keep in mind, this was without the fire under my a** that grade 12 will certainly bring to get impeccable marks) I just want to know what I'm up against and what exactly I'd need to achieve, (as I realize while a program may say, for example, you need an 85, competition causes you to actually have a 90 to be accepted) I'd obviously prefer to be at a university campus for all four years and not have to go too far up North lol.
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Health Science/ Life Science 2018!
It’s now our time to apply and be admitted! This thread is geared towards the science programs for Ontario. If you get accepted to the following programs, or any similar: Life science, Health Science, Biology, Bio-Med, Medical Sciences, etc. 

(Ontario Universities / 2018 APPLICANTS) 

Please TRY Including the following:  
University:  
Program: 
Date of Application:  
Date of Offer:   
Grade 11 Average:  
Grade 12 First Semester Average / Second Semester Mid-term:
101 or 105 Student:

Yes I'm aware it's early! But the last year thread was made in October and some students end up getting early acceptance so this should be helpful! :)
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advice?
So i am about to start my first year of uni and am taking a bunch of pre recs for a bunch of majors that i am be interested in. currently i am majoring in Forensics but may end up changing.Should i change to Computing Systems with w and specialization in software eng. or should i stay with forensic science? i want to work somewhere in the law field  if that helps and i am taking the pre recs for both majors.
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