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High School Class of 2019 Offers of Admission
University applications are open!  I thought we could start a discussion so that people can see when people get accepted, where they applied and their averages.

I found the 2018 discussion to be very helpful and informative, in that discussion they included the following information;

Program and post-secondary institution  
Date of application 
Date of offer 
Admission average (Grade 11, Grade 12 first semester- basically whatever was used in determining admission qualifications) 
Province you're applying from 
Any other information you'd like to add.
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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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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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University of Waterloo: Conditional Admission to Pharmacy (CAP) 2018/2019
Hey everyone! 
Application time is quickly approaching as we near the end of the year. This thread is for anyone applying or planning  to apply to the University of Waterloo's Conditional Admission to Pharmacy program in 2019. Feel free to ask any questions- about student life, academics, the application process, AIF, the interview, or anything in between! 

Hopefully this can help you! 
-a CAP student
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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!
How hard is it to get into Waterloo FARM program and what are some programs similar to it?
First Semester  
Computer Science: 89  
Advanced Functions: 88  
Religion: 85  

Second Semester  
Calculus: ~  
Accounting: ~  
Financial Security: ~
English : ~  

I don't have the best grades in the world and it's quite bad to be honest. None of my courses that I'm currently taking are in the 90s. Is it extremely hard to get into Waterloo's FARM program? What are some programs similar to what FARM program is offering for trash like me?
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College transfer
I'm a Humber college student looking to transfer to york university political science, My average right now is a 73, what's the chance I get in?
WATERLOO AFM ACCEPTANCES 2019
Hey guys, I'm planning to apply to AFM program! Take a look at my personal information, and let me know if I have a chance of getting in! Also, if you are currently/was in the program, please leave some tips and share your averages/ECs in the comments.

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) 

A bit about myself... 
-Projected Grade 12 average: 91%-94% 
-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, QComm, WLU BBA, and Schulich BBA.

Good luck to everyone applying!!
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1st Year Waterloo AFM Student AMA
I am currently in 1A AFM and know how helpful these forums were for me when I was going through the university selection process. If you have any questions feel free to ask and I will try to get back to you as soon as possible. Thanks!
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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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How to get into Waterloo's software engineering program
I'm in grade 11 right now and i really want to go to waterloo for software engineering. I know that it's really really competitive and i know i most likely won't get in but i still want to try. My marks have always been in the low-mid 90s. Right now i have a 94 in AP Math and 93 in AP chem but i'm definitely going to try to boost those marks before this semester ends. I'm not too concerned about my marks because i feel like if i try i can obtain mid 90s in all my subjects. However i am very worried about my AIF. 

I honestly don't have many extra curricular activities. I just work at Kumon as a tutor and I'm in UNICEF, and math leagues I also volunteer every week at a library. If you've noticed none of these extras relate to com sci or software engineering. I just learn java at school from my com sci class.

Can someone please tell me how i can do things that are related to coding/engineering. I'm not advanced at coding at all but i am interested in it so i will try really hard to learn it. Should i try building a website from scratch or enroll in the app developer's program? 
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Early Admissions Average
The programs I'm looking to apply to have the following admissions requirements:

English 12U
Adv Functions 12U
Calculus 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?
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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?


Waterloo AFM Acceptances 2019!
Hello all potential afm candidates, and current afm students! I notice that there has not been a thread to support our cause of getting accepted in afm for next fall! Rather odd considering the fact that around this time last fall there was a HUGE thread for it! Anyways, I think we should start out with what your marks, or projected marks will be! Of course list your extra-curriculars you plan on using, and finally how you think you will score on the AFMAA assessment! Also, feel free to add in additional details you feel are just! According to SAF they will be releasing our AFMAA question on DECEMBER 3RD! That's right! This upcoming Monday! A few little details I'd like to share with everyone: So I actually am not that confident in receiving an offer to AFM! Shocking that a thread creator doubts his chances no? The reasons being that I am currently in my fifth year of high school and I am RETAKING ENGLISH! Other than that though, I am not retaking any other courses! Now for my marks: I currently have my top six set out below as follows:
English: 86(most likely will remain the same)
Functions: 80(Yes very low, however I already took it last spring)
Calculus: 82(Yes very low too, you get the sense I'm not a mathey!)
Earth and Space Science online(because there were no in class spots during this semester!): 93
Accounting: 95
Kinesiology: 95 
Now the reason I do not believe that I have a solid chance of getting accepted is due to the fact that I am upgrading English! I don't have the most concrete reason that I am retaking it, I will most likely write the truth on my AIF and inform them that I was not motivated during my first semester of grade twelve last year, but now I know I have found my motivation and have set future goals for myself! Apart from that however, is my relatively low math marks! I have heard of people getting in with repeated courses, and being in possession of mid-to-high 80's as their average, so that will give me some hope! As for EC's:
I played high school senior tennis from grades 9 to twelve(and the reason I did not play this year is due to the fact that I gave up my spot on the team for another boy who never got to play because there were too many good players). I was/am the assistant coach and manager for the senior tennis team at my school. I have made it to OFFSA twice for tennis, in my grades ten and eleven years, and I have been CWOSSA champion twice in open boys doubles(ranked) for those years as well. I have also been working as a part-time tennis instructor since 2017, and have worked the entire summer running tennis camps at my tennis club. Prior to working I have also accumulated over 200 hours of volunteer work at various tennis facilities as an instructor, and I have also obtained my official "Certified Tennis Instructors" certificate. I have also attended two leadership courses each a month in length(not sure if this really means much). I think the key part about writing a solid AIF is how you can translate all the activities you've done to life lessons, and experiences, and core values that you carry with you today! Additionally, I am hoping to play for the varsity tennis team for waterloo if I am able to get accepted into AFM! I know! You must be thinking this guy won't shut up! But hey, I just want everyone to come together and share their information!
Does Waterloo/UofT care about OUAC preference?
If I put waterloo engineering as number 1 and uoft engineering as number 2 on my ouac form (and vice versa ), will this affect my chances for admission? Or is this just a myth?
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WATERLOO AFM 2019 ACCEPTANCE
Hey guys, I'm planning to apply to the AFM program and I wanted to know what I could be doing to better my chances of getting into the program. It would also be really helpful if you guys put some input in about what you think my chances are of getting in, from current students.

About Myself...  
-Projected grade 12 average 84.5%-87%
-Grade 11 average 80% ( included 3 grade 12 courses: philosophy (90%), Canadian law (80%), grade 12 English in summer school (90%)  
-EC'S: DECA, founder of "Careers Club" at my school, member of chess club, politics club grade 12 representative for student council, in-clinic volunteer for the Canadian Blood services, part-time worker at Food Basics, ultimate frisbee team, 
-Also interested in Western, UofT, and Brock

 Any sort of input would be greatly appreciated! Thank you :)
Univeristy of Waterloo AFM Chance of Acceptance
Hey guys,
I'm a grade 12 student that's interested in applying to University of Waterloo's AFM program for Fall 2019. I was wondering if I could have some advice about my chances of getting accepted realistically or should I be focusing more on other programs.
I have a 94.5% grade 12 average so far. I am a member of the my school's basketball, swimming, and rugby team. I am a member of two choirs and music council at my school. I was also on my school's student council last year. Outside of school I have a part time job, I volunteer at a church nursery, and I go to a youth group. 
Thank you for your advice
UWaterloo Architecture! Ask Me ANYTHING!
Hey there. Its application and acceptance season again! I remember this forum really helped me a lot when I was doing apps so I thought I would post one of these. I'm currently a student at Waterloo in the archi program. Just started 1st year so the application process for me was not too long ago. I still remember a lot of the details! I also got into the University of Toronto & Ryerson architecture program. If you have any questions about the application process of those programs, I can answer them as well.
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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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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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