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So I am planning on applying to Psychology (BA) programs for universities next year (My number one school is University of Guelph btw). I am currently in grade 11 and have to soon choose my courses for next year, I am aware that the only courses for this program that are required are English and 5 other U/M courses. I am here to ask what other courses I should take that will help me when I do make it to university for Psych. I am thinking of taking Bio and a math, but I am not sure if I will really need it as it not a requirement. So will taking bio and math increase my chances of getting in? So if anyone could offer me some advice on what to take based off their own experience or what they've heard about Psych courses? That would be great! Thanks! (I posted this question before to but forgot to ask if it improves my chances of getting in if I take the recommended courses too instead of just the required)
Hey guys! I was wondering if anybody has tried reapplying to a University before, specifically Western University (Ontario) and has any pointers?
I got asked to leave Western for 12 months, as I flunked most of the first year Medical Science courses due to mental health reasons. I spent this past 12/13 months seeing a psychiatrist and going to college for a General Arts and Science program. I think I am finally in a good place, and ready to try again. If I applied to social science for Psychology (which turns out is what I wanted all along), is it likely I will get in?
So I'm thinking of applying to the University of Guelph next year to major in Psychology. I am really interested in studying this major and interested in going to Guelph. If anyone has any personal input or even something they've heard about Psychology at Guelph please share! Thank you!!
I have recently been choosing courses for my next year of school. However, I am confused that if I haven't studied anything related to computer science in high school, will I be able to pursue computer science as minor in the second year? Would that be hard? Besides I wonder if I chose one major in psychology and two minors in computer science and biology respectively, would that be too restricting for my course selection in the future?
I have enrolled in psychology (science) in Uoft recently. However, I am confused about choosing the courses. If I want to study cognitive psychology in the future , do I need to choose biology, calculus and computer programming? besides, I didn't learn any com sic in high school. would that be hard to study computing in the first year?
Hi, Im currently in grade 11 (grade 12 in the fall) and Im really interested in going into Speech Language Pathology. I've been looking at 2 programs for my undergrad but am conflicted with which one would be the better option in terms of having proper prerequisites to get into an SLP grad program in the future. ( https://www.ouac.on.ca/guide/orpas-program-requirements/ Here are the prerequisites for each graduate school that offers SLP, im mainly focused on toronto or western for this).
For my undergrad, I want to stay local and either go to Laurier or Waterloo. Does anyone know if the better option would be an undergrad in Kin or Psychology to meet the SLP requirements?
Also, which school would be better for both programs, or does that not matter?
I've applied to the psychology (Bsc) program at UTM, with behaviour, genetics, and neurobiology in mind. However, I'm confused - I don't want to waste my time going through a program and be stuck without a career afterwards. I also applied to Waterloo’s Honours Arts & Business (Psychology) with co-op. I don’t know which path take/which one would be better for my future, and you guys don’t know what’s best for my future either but any advice would be helpful lol.
I’m interested in pursuing law school after undergrad and I would like to know which degree would be best/more efficient.
My alternative route would be attending medical school for post grad to become a psychiatrist.
I've talked to many people that tell me I shouldn't worry about post secondary yet because I'm in grade 11 but I just want to know somethings.
I know for a fact that I want to do psychology but later on I might want to continue and become a psychiatrist. The only thing is I don't know that process from getting a bachelor's degree in science. What happens from there?? I know that I would have to go to med school but what happens in the time between undergrad and med school? And is med school for psychiatry different from med school people studying to become other doctors go to?
And are there any universities that would allow me to get at least a minor in French?
Hey, can anyone tell me anything about studying psychology at Western. I got Ivey aeo and I'm considering doing a dual degree of Psychology and Ivey. Any information will help a lot. How is the program? What's the teaching style? Is is simply reading or also class discussions and other things? Thanks in advance!
I got accepted into the psychology co-op program and was wondering if anyone here is currently in the program that can give me a glimpse of what to expect, such as the classes, where you are doing your placement (and when you start)... etc.. Thanks x
I was admitted to UTM psychology. I have heard it isnt one of the best programs out there but I would like to know if there is a way we can switch to other UTM programs, like kin, health sci., life sci., or bio major after first year and what are the requirements for that.
Hi guys, I have a bit of a dilemma right now. I'm trying to make my decision of whether I should attend U of T Life Science or Western Med Science. Both programs and universities have appealed to me; I'm really interested in studying languages while I'm in University and both universities offer the languages and international exchanges that I want.
My biggest problem right now is that there's so much conflicting information online about u of T. I'm not really concerned about u of t's prestige (Idrc) but I'm just wondering whether I'll be able to pursue post graduate studies with whatever gpa I get at u of t. I consider myself a pretty hard worker, I'm about to complete the IB program and my top six average is a 93%. I want to pursue either a career in medicine or in psychology and at this point I'm just worried about whether I can get into Med school from U of T. Does it really mess up your GPA? Or can this be avoided with reasonable hard work and dedication?
And the same question stands for Med Sci at Western.
So I'm thinking of applying to Western next year to major in Psychology. I am really interested in studying this major and interested in going to Western. If anyone has any personal input or even something they've heard about Psychology at Western please share! Thank you
I'm applying to the coop psychology program at Guelph. I have an 87 average in my first term in grade 12 and I'm taking two more courses plus a coop in the second semester in grade 12. I received an alternate offer of psychology but read I would be reconsidered after the mid terms from this semester are submitted.
I would appreciate any feedback on the averages that people are being accepted for the coop psychology program.
first of all, i want to go into psychology (bsc), but the thing is im reading these forums and people are like psychology degree is a waste of time because you cant do anything with it plus they dont get paid well.
someone please assure me because i dont want to finish with a psychology degree then end up homeless.
please tell me the advantages and pros and stuff so i dont go crazy.
I went through alot throughout highschool which resulted in me barley going, my marks in gr 11 were 60’s & 70’s I got through that stuff and decided university is what I really wanted to persue, I have done 3/ my 6 top courses and my average is currently an 87 I’m currently enrolled in the next three.
I just wanna know do universities look down at marks like that? I know if you have been through certain things you can write letters or fill out an application explaining the gap in your marks but, I dont really want to do that because I feel like there are people who have been through worse, I guess my question is should i consider filling one of those out or should I just let my marks do the talking