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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.
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?
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?
I'm looking to buy a new laptop for university since I'll be going into computer science. I prefer a laptop that's under $2000, has around 8GB Ram, 128GB-256GB, is thin and portable, has a good number of USB A ports, and I would like for it to be touchscreen but its not a necessity. Any suggestions? Also, thoughts on Macbook for computer science?
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:
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! :)
Hi everyone, let's share what program you got waitlisted to, with what average, and the date you'll hear back by. Let's wait together! Don't give up hope everyone :)
I got waitlisted to Science with 91% and will hear back by June 15th.
I accepted my offer to York CS. My other options are Windsor CS w/ SE specialization (co-op) or Brock CS (Co-op) as they are still open. I prefer Brock as its closer, $4K entrance scholarship, better co op program and also offers a specialization in SE(3rd year). I would commute to York(3 hours/day), no co-op(internships). In which case Brock would be more convenient being near everything at residence and a proper co op program.
I was accepted to Windsor Commerce about a month ago, and Brock BBA with Co-op just today. I have a 79% top six average, and am looking to get a finance major. I'm wondering which school I should pick for next year?
If I get accepted to Ryerson during the summer I will go there. For now, I must decide which school I will go to with the possibility of not receiving a offer from Ryerson. I would commute to York, whereas Brock and Windsor would require residence. However, York has a strike problem, commuting wastes time, and no co op program. They do have internships though, but it's not a co op program like Brock and Windsor. Also I have not visited the campuses making it even harder it terms of my perspective. Which program do you think I should go to?
I am about to finish my BSc majoring in biology, I want to do a second degree in Engineering and I am applying to University of Windsor. The required minimum average for acceptance is 65% and a minimum of 65% in all maths, physics and chemistry courses. However, my cumulative average for 4 years is 64.66% but my marks for the maths, physics and chemistry courses are 70s and 80s. A friend advised me to go talk to the associate dean - academics of engineering for a special consideration. Any advice? Does anyone think I might have a chance? I don' want to pay $300 for the application with zero chance of getting accepted.
I already passed and took English in grade 12 and got a 75%, but I wanted to improve my mark so this semester I took it again in night school NOT KNOWING THAT THIS TEACHER IS NOT OKAY. Shes giving lots of people low marks. Basically, its passed the date to drop a course as it may and I am wondering if I can just fail this English? will OUAC take my 75% English mark?
Hey! So I have a med school interview soon at UofT and I’m a bit nervous. So I didn’t take the traditional route to med school. I took a 4 year undergra d in biological sciences at Uwindsor with thesis ( graduated with honours and all med school pre recs). I then went on to Toronto and did the 2 year accelerated RN program which I’m graduating from right now( also with honours). I got a 517 on my MCAT. I’m worried they’ll ask why I did all this school and took nursing and I’m not sure what to respond.
I took biology last year and got excellent grades. I enjoyed the class and understood the material but I know that I have already forgotten most of what I learned. Since I am going to university for biology, should I reteach myself or will they teach what I need to know?