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Schulich Award
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?
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University Question
I recently finished my semester 1 of grade 12. I'm interested in Engineering programs at Waterloo, UofT, Mcmaster, Queen's, Western, and UOttawa. What do you think my chance at these school is like ?
English4u: 91%
Advanced Function: 93%
Physics4u: 85%

I will be taking Chemistry4U, Compsci4U, and Calculus next semester

In addition, is there any programs which are less competitive but similar to engineering that you guys would suggest me looking into ?

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Medicine
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
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ENGINEERING UNDERGRAD
HI guys... So I am applying to these universities...:

Queens U Engineering
Western U Engineering
Ryerson U Chemical Engineering
UofT Mineral Engineering
McMaster Engineering

My Grade 11 final average is a 92.38%, and currently my midterm marks for Grade 12 are:

Advanced Functions: 98%
Health Science: 92%
Computer Technology Engineering: 95%
English: 83%

My questions are:

What are my chances of getting in to all of the Universities listed above? 

Is my English mark gonna drastically affect my chances of getting in (not really good at the subject so...)?

Is the McMaster supplementary application (video interview) hard? (really nervous for this)

When do they usually start to send out acceptances?

Thank you for your time! Please answer my questions if you can! :)
Scholarship Application :(
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?
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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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University
Hello, I want to attend McMaster engineering and need some help. I am currently in grade 11 and have to choose my courses for grade 12. So far I have: 
english, 
religion, 
advanced functions,
calculus, 
physics, 
and chemistry. 

What other 2 courses should i take that will increase my average? Or should i just take 2 spares? Someone please help me. Thanks!
comparison between u of t and uottawa for political science program
I am planning to study international relation in u of t st.George or political science in uottawa. i have heard that u of t has a higher academic reputation but uottawa has far better coop opportunities. Which one is more suitable if i want to get a Ph.D and become a professor? How essential is coop experience if i want to get into academia in the future? (i am VERY adaptable so the city's atmosphere is quite irrelevant in the comparison).
UTSC - Psychology co-op program
Hi my average for my top 6 courses is 90%, what are the chances that I will get accepted?
English 12: 89%
AP Psychology: 95 or 96% (I forgot)
Calculus: 86%
AP Statistics: 84%
AP Economics: 88%
Biology: 99%

Should I replace my Biology 12 mark with a 96% in AP Biology 12? 

Thanks for your help in advance!
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EngSci leading to top US grad schools?
Hey guys,

 I'm a grade 12 student from Ontario and I'm interested in applying for Engineering Science at UofT. I know it's a super hard program and everyone says it's torture but I'm interested in the program because I would like to pursue my graduate studies at a top tier grad school in the US, i.e. Stanford, Harvard, MIT, etc. I was wondering if EngSci gives me any advantage of getting into those grad schools because I've heard that it increases your chances but I'm not too sure.

I'm also interested in Waterloo engineering but I feel like their coop program isn't for me because I would like to pursue a master's after my undergrad and Waterloo generally leads to a job instead. 

Anyways, I just wanted to know if EngSci would help to maximize my chances of attending these grad schools in the US and if not, what other programs would help with that? 

Thanks guys!
University of Toronto - Human Biology?
Hello, 

So I am thinking into applying for Life Sciences, but of course, my grades are worrying me (at like 86-88 top 6). I noticed that in University of Toronto St. George Campus, there is Human Biology program that only requires a mid 70s average... I didn't know U of T offered a Bachelor's of Science degree with an entry avg of only mid 70s.... is there something off? 

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Ontario Business Schools
Based on my marks and ec's what schools do i really have a chance of getting into. (Including AFM) 
(Marks Projected at absolute lowest, most likely going to be a bit higher)

Advanced Func. - 93
Calculus - 93
International business - 96+
English - 94 +
Writers Craft - 93 +
Religion - 95 +
Accounting - 93 +

Estimated lowest average (top 6) = 94

EC: DECA executive position(and competitive) , Robotics executive, internship at accounting firm as an assistant bookkeeper.

Options : Queens, Schulich, Rotman, UTSC BBA, DeGroote, UW AFM, Laurier BBA , rye saf

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Another unemployed engineering grad...
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? 

http://forums.redflagdeals.com/25-unemployed-2210236

https://www.ospe.on.ca/public/documents/advocacy/2015-crisis-in-engineering-labour-market.pdf  

http://forums.redflagdeals.com/rfd-underemployed-unemployed-engineer-poll-1279404

https://forums.redflagdeals.com/chemical-engineering-very-bad-option-ontario-2070267

http://forums.redflagdeals.com/engineering-job-hunting-1980689

https://www.reddit.com/r/uwaterloo/comments/4a4pns/i_made_a_huge_mistake_going_into_engineering_here  

https://www.reddit.com/r/UofT/comments/27g4w5/unemployed_9_months_after_getting_meng_ece_from  

https://forums.redflagdeals.com/civil-engineer-cant-find-job-what-do-2146797

http://forums.redflagdeals.com/no-engineering-graduate-jobs-929981

https://forums.redflagdeals.com/meng-worth-if-i-cant-find-job-2085443

https://forums.redflagdeals.com/unemployed-engineering-graduate-seeking-advice-2088940  

https://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2016/04/24/no-jobs-engineering-students-face-tough-market-in-wake-of-oil-downturn_n_9767590.html

http://www.macleans.ca/work/jobs/canadians-arent-keen-on-graduate-engineering

https://www.reddit.com/r/jobs/comments/6seeki/2017_recent_engineering_graduate_still_unable_to

https://www.reddit.com/r/AskEngineers/comments/4molsq/1_year_and_no_job_need_guidance_from_experienced  

http://forums.redflagdeals.com/graduated-electrical-engineering-but-have-no-job-1699831
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Guys can I get accepted with these marks?
Am trying to get into waterloo computer engineering, (its my first choice) my parents want me to get in and I dont want to let them down, my marks go as follows:

ENG4U: 50 (it was a hard course but my teacher passed me so I got the credit, it doesn't matter for computer science i was told, only since/math)
SPH4U: 62
SBI4U: 68
SCH4U: 61
MHF4U: 55
MCV4U: 67 (67 the second time, I failed this course the first time but I improved)
TEJ4M (comp eng course): 74
Music: 70

I have extracurriculars such as participating in online gaming shows, dont know if that matters.
I think am pretty good at computer engineering (i got a good mark on it), can I get accepted to waterloo? I was thinking of signing up for university of toronto but its been my parents dream for me to attend waterloo since its got a good reputation.

Thanks in advance.
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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?


Should I take bird courses?
I want to get into UTSG computer science. I have a 91 average right now. For next semester, should I drop physics/chemistry and take easier courses to boost my mark? Do they take into account that physics and chem are harder courses than let's say data or philosophy?

Thanks in advance.
Can we apply through OUAC multiple times?
I want to apply to my top 3 unis right now and then apply to my backups later on. Is that possible? Im only certain about three right now and want to think about the rest
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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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Does U of T treat online course marks differently when you apply?
I'm interested in applying to U of T for math and economics, just economics, or statistics. The admission requirement is just Gr 12 English and calculus & vectors with an average of mid-high 80's. So far my average is at 83%. I know I have to bring my marks up quite a bit so I want to take easier courses for next semester, but most of those courses are full at my school. 

 I'm considering taking online courses instead. But before I sign up for those, I'm just wondering, does U of T treat marks of courses taken online differently? 

 Also, is the admission average really mid-high 80's? Or is it like Waterloo where it's so competitive that it can go up to 90's?
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Architecture programs in Ontario?
Hi, I'm a student in grade 12 who is deciding on what to do. Ever since the end of grade 12, I have been leaning towards business, but just found out how boring and repetitive it is, excluding the pay. My average is high enough for both architecture and business programs, but I am really interested in design. The main problem is that I'm missing a portfolio, as I simply don't draw anymore or simply create anything. I have lost all my drawings skills and I really don't know what I'm gonna do. Can anyone help with suggestions on what I should do, what schools? For architecture its between Waterloo, UofT, and Ryerson, thanks.
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Do uni's look at your highschool or uni marks?
If you are planning to transfer would universities look at your highschool marks or your uni marks? and also, would you need to have the prerequisites for that program?
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Entrance scholarships UofT?
Do these apply to ur first semester final and second semester midterm marks? im a 105 applicant. ty
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