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I'm currently in grade 11, and my term 1 average was about 86% with all subjects (except French which I am taking online, which will probably lower it).
- Pre-Calculus 11: 77% (horrible, I know)
- English 11: 88%
- Chemistry 11: 84%
- Physics 11: 81%
- Law 12: 86%
I'm improving in physics and math, but I've down 4% in chemistry.
I'm aiming for an 88-90% average in term 2... do you think I have any chance at getting into the sciences at UBC or SFU? Or eastern universities like Western or Waterloo?
I know I'm definitely not the smartest person out there, and UBC is like 93% minimum for science. Also feeling pretty self-conscious of wanting to go into the sciences and not even getting an A in either of my science courses. LOL
Hi! My course selections are coming up and I'm considering taking the full IB diploma. I'm planning to take IB Chem SL and Bio HL for my sciences. However, most universities like UBC require physics 11 for their science programs. Since taking physics HL might kill me, should I take it in summer school or online? Or would it be better to take bio 11 in summer school?
I currently have a total average of around 84, with some of my grades being in the mid 90's and some being in the 80's and 70's. I'm thinking I can get it to maybe an 85 or 86 by the final term marks.
However, as part of my personal profile, I wrote about how I went on a long exchange to a foreign country and what I learned from this experience, as well as internationalised/ multicultural organisations that I've volunteered or worked with. Would that be considered a decent element of your personal profile, or would the sub-par grades heavily overshadow that? It's mostly a few classes that are really bringing my grade down - without about three of them, my grade would be about 90.
I have already applied to the General Arts program - is there even a point in being hopeful or?
UBC has started rolling out admission offers. Make sure to note your grade 11 and 12 marks as ubc has started evaluating differently this year. Also of course state what program you have been accepted into.
I thought that it would be helpful to have a thread about acceptances to Sauder School of Business '19! Please include location, date applied/date of acceptance, averages, and quality of ec's/video interview (:
For the Schulich leader scholarship application we need at least one reference to be from a school staff member. Should it be from any teacher or a science/math teacher who can comment on my academics? I got it from a teacher who can talk about my leadership but now I am wondering if the reference had to be more about the type of student I am.
I’m currently in Grade 12 and I plan on submitting a scholarship application to one of the universities that I applied to. However, if my application for the scholarship is not strong or shows little effort, would that lower my chances of getting accepted even without the scholarship? I don’t want to risk losing my entire chance of getting into this university but I also don’t want to ignore this opportunity to apply for the scholarship.
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!
I was recently nominated to apply for this award and I have done research for the past two years. However they say they don't want students planning to go into medicine but the research I did was medical related. Should I include it or leave it out if it might decrease my chances of getting the award? I am unsure since some the past winners participated in HYRS or things like that but I just want to be sure that it including my research will not effect me negatively
Hey, this is a forum for anyone interested in, applied, or accepted to UBC BMS! If you applied/were accepted, please talk about your grades, high school courses, supplemental application, portfolios, etc! If you have any info at all on this program, please let me know! (I am in Grade 10 and thinking about applying in the future)
I applied to this program as my top choice (Choice ONE) before the first deadline (December 3, 2018). I am an Ontario high school graduate with a 94.5% top-six average. My ECs include work, DECA Competitions, and some volunteering in and outside of school. I thought my Personal Profile (PP) was decently written (I am hoping the school takes it this way as well).
So... what are my chances of hearing back from them on or before February 15 (last day for first-round offers)? What about in general? Might I get accepted? I heard this program has a give or take 5% acceptance rate annually... is this true?
If you have been accepted to this program, congratulations! Please post below the Province and Date you applied from and applied on, your average, your ECs, and the quality of your PP. Thank you!
Hi all. I'd love to be a nurse because I enjoy helping others and I'm also very interested in the medical field. However, my math and science marks are dragging me down and I realistically doubt that I can get into a nursing program in Canada. I am an Albertan student.
Can anyone recommend a good undergraduate program to take to take that could help me in the future while trying to re-apply to nursing, or a program that would be easier for me to get into? Can someone also suggest a program to enter into with the goal of transferring to nursing?
I am considering taking English 12 in summer school (between grade 11 and 12). I know that Waterloo does consider whether a course was taken as a summer/night/online course, at least for their engineering programs. Do other post-secondary institutions adjust your scores if specific courses were not taken during the regular school year?
I can totally understand how stressful it is to apply to universities. That is why I am here to help!
Last year, I applied to commerce programs at UBC, U of T, SFU, Queens, and Alberta. Feel free to ask me any questions you have about the applications for the above uni; as well as any general questions that you may have.
If you need tips or help with writing personal essays for uni and stuff, I am also the go to person for that :D
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?
I'm currently in grade 10, and I'm taking precalculus 11 right now. My school is semestered, so I take finish half of my classes in January. I missed the first month and a half, so my precal mark is not the greatest. I will most likely end up with about 86-88%. I know this is definitely not the worst mark, but looking at UBC and UT admissions they look at your precal 11 mark. I plan on taking AP Calc, so should I stick with my current mark, or retake the class?
I found this community to be helpful when I was applying to UBC back when I was in grade 12. Now that i'm in my final year, I'd like to be of help to the people around here especially if you are thinking of a career in health care. When I was in high school, I knew I wanted to be in health care for sure but wasn't really sure which field to go into. Studying about the human body extensively for the past 3-4 years in UBC's kin program really helped me decide what path I eventually wanted to pursue (physiotherapy).
Kin at UBC is a great program (#1 kin program in Canada, #4 kin program in the world!). I know that kin is a lot of people's second choices to science, but let's face it, if your goal is to pursue something health care related (medicine, occupational therapy, physical therapy, nursing), kin courses give you so much more insight into how the body works and the science people i've gotten to meet in kin courses agree as well
a big PLUS is that kin courses are way easier to get decent grades in than science and are so much more interesting (think anatomy, neurophysiology, biomechanics, human motor control, neuroanatomy, health care in Canada, leisure opportunities for PWD), and GPA is what gets you through the gateway to your desired future program in the first place!