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Nursing Hopefuls for 2018!!
There has been posts like these in the past years, so I decided to make one for 2018 applicants!

You can share...
1) What school(s) you`re applying to?
2) What other programs are you applying to as a backup?
3) What overall average are you aiming for at the end of the year?
4) For current/past nursing students, what is your advice for anyone applying for nursing programs this year?
5) Where have you been accepted? If you don't mind sharing, with what average?
6) Any questions you have about nursing! We're all here to help.

I am applying to Western, McMaster, Brock, Ottawa and some collabs!
Hoping for a 90 average this year.
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Neill Wycik Co-op
I was wondering if anyone has ever lived in Neill Wycik on gerrard street. Does the studio room have a private bathroom or is it just bigger (the website isn't clear)? Anything else about what it's like living there would be helpful as well.
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High School (URGENT)- Need Tips Plz
Hi guys,  
              I am a grade 11 student in Toronto.
Last year (Grade 10) I had these courses:
1. Math (84%)
2. Science (80%)
3. English (76%)
4. History (95%)
5. French (91%)
6. Gym (80%)
7. Food and Nutrition (80%)
8. Media Arts (87%)

This year I have:
First Sem:
1. English
2. Chemistry
3 & 4. 2 credit coop at the Scarborough Hospital

Second Sem:
1. Math
2. Biology
3. Anthropology
4. World History

Are the courses balanced? Does it seem easy as I am an average student.

Next year (Future Plans- Grade 12)
1. Advanced Functions & Calculus
2. Chemistry
3. Biology
4. Health Sciences (its a course)
5. English
6. Spare 2 periods

Does it sound O.K to take these courses? I' m going into the medical field (nursing).

Would I get an admission in nursing if I am getting low 80s. I'm trying my level best to get high 80s this year.

Can you all plz give me the best tips to get high 80s (87-89%) this year, so that I will be confident enough to get these marks this year and next year.

Sorry if it was too long to read.

Plz help me.

Thanks & regards,
Home Away from my own home

I have read this page messages and saw the amount of incourgement and positive hope it gives to others.

Iam not a Canadian citizens neither I live in Canada I’m sending my message from across the oceans , maybe some one or some how would find a way to help me purse my dream.

Iam 18 years old like any teenage finished my high school with results that made my family happy as proudly they wished. After graduating things don’t go smoother , it’s actually the total opposite. 

Iam a foreigner in a country where I currently live, scholarships or loans don’t apply to me , my country has been classified as “North Korea of Africa” where if I went their no dream other than military and jail  would be achieved .

I read about Canada saw it a place where maybe some how would find a help to continue my dream. Iam so passionate about technology more specifically Game technology it been my life getaway for years . I want to know more and add more . As they say Readers escape from the reality world through reading I believe gamers travel and live that moment and learn through playing too.

Iam writing this to able to seek your support my lighting my path and guide me to a away where I will be able to obtain a scholavrship to be educated and be useful in a life that every second I spend now is for future. 

Hope to hear from you soon, 

Warm Regards 
Furnishing your place - Helpful Hint
I just bought a bunch of new furniture for the upcoming year from Roomlend and wanted to share my great experience with you. First off, the stuff is super high quality and doesn't fall apart like all the Ikea stuff I've burned through. Second, once I'm done with my items, they give me the option to return them for cash or swap for new items. My plan is to swap my items at the end of the school year for new items that I can use to furnish my condo post-graduation. Anyways, they're a new company so I figured a lot of you wouldn't have heard of them and I wanted to share because it's super cool!
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Switching semesters in college?
I'll be starting school in fall 2018 (not what I intended in the first place) but I don't think I will be able to start at that time because of financial issues. I just wanted to see if I can start at a different semester (January 2019) so I can have some time to sort out my money issues and other problems.

Will colleges allow new students to basically take a semester off?

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George Brown College Nursing
Hi there! I am a student from BC and i'm interested in applying to the George Brown Nursing program. 
However, I was wondering what are the prerequisites to get in? And how do I know which courses will transfer from BC to Ontario? 
Thank you! 
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Ryerson Nursing Applicants 2018!!
Hey guys!! I was wondering how many of you applied to Ryerson Nursing (Main Site) or Collaborative with George Brown and Cenntennial. If so what average did you apply/waitlist/accepted with ??? Any of you planning on accepting your offer this week?!
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Ryerson/GBC Year 1 Nursing Student - happy to answer any questions!
I used this forum quite a bit when I was deciding on a school last year so, I'd be happy to answer any questions from prospective nursing students!
Some background:
I applied as a transfer student (105D) with a 3.96 GPA from one year of uni, and a ~96% avg. from CEGEP/high school (I'm from QC). Thus,  if you have any questions regarding ON high school requirements, I probably won't be able to answer them.
If you have any questions regarding the program/courses, schedules, the GBC site, etc. I'd be more adept at answering those. 
Cost of living
Hey guys,  
I'm moving to Toronto for school in September and was just wondering what the average cost of living is for students? I'm going to be living in residence first year and I have a meal plan, so I don't need to know rent prices. Obviously it depends on the individual but I'm just looking for a general amount of how much I'm going to spend over the eight month on all my expenses. I don't need to know rent/residence or tuition prices but I'm looking for an average yearly cost of things that I'm going to have buy while there (example- groceries and other necessities) 
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What's a safe amount to have in my bank account for school in Toronto?
I took a year off school to work and save up money but I'm worried that I don't have enough saved up. I saved every dollar I could, but I only make minimum wage and Toronto and university residence prices are both extremely expensive. I only get about $15,000 for OSAP. I understand that this is around the max they'll give anyone, but it's not nearly enough for going to school in Toronto. My parents are not helping me whatsoever meaning I am responsible for all my expenses. I'm just wondering what a safe amount is to have in my bank account. I do plan on getting a job during the school year and during the summer but there's no guarantee when or even if that will happen.

P.S- My tuition is around $8000 and residence is between $12,000-$13,000 depending on what room they give me.
I know I have enough for the first year but I'm worried about the next three years. 
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Nursing !!
Got an 85 average for grade 12 !! I’m applying to GBC ryerson collaboration program. Do you guys think I’ll get in?? I’m really nervous and scared :(
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Has anyone gotten into ryerson GB yet?
Possibly with an 88% average or below? Beacuse I see everyone here witht 90+ average and I'm scared I won't get into ryerson gb/centennial nor york Seneca with my 86.66% average 
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Nursing Hopefuls for 2017!
There was already a post for students hoping to become nurses in 2016 (as posted by Molly Perrigo). Now this new post is for those of us trying to become nursing students in 2017! 

So, please share: 
1. Which school(s) are you applying to? 
2. What other programs are you applying to as your back up?
3. What overall average are you aiming for in your final year? 

I have applied to Centennial, George Brown, as well as Seneca. 

My backup program is biomedical sciences at Ryerson. 

I'm aiming for an average of 90. 
2nd Semester midterms and interim grades
“May 8, 2018 Target date for Ontario universities to receive second-semester midterm and interim grades for full-year courses from the OUAC. Grades that the OUAC receives earlier will be sent to Ontario universities when received.”
What does this mean? Like lets say my midterm marks is an 83% avg and it increased to lets say an 87% avg before May 8 would they look at that mark (is this interim) or midterms??
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NURSING: Ryerson main site or Geroge Brown College?
hey guys!! I have been accepted to both Ryerson and the George Brown collab for nursing and I am having a tough time deciding between the two. If anyone has any insight to share it would be greatly appreciated!!!
Nursing question!!???
Hi everyone,

Just recently this year around November I decided that I wanted to become a Nurse. I was unsure in the past but I feel like it is right for me. I have taken biology and chemistry but I'm not sure if I will get in with an 87.3% average for the GBC, Centennial, and MoMac collab programs? Do you think I stand a chance??????
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high school class of 2018 , anyone applied to nursing program ?
I was wondering if anyone heard back from their school for the nursing program, and if you don't mind your averages for (grade 11 & 12).  


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Nursing admissions!?!
Just wondering is anyone has heard back yet from any of the following for nursing admissions:
-Seneca/york nursing
-George brown/ryerson

If you did, what was the average you had to get admission? Was it from grade 11 or first semester grade 12? And did you have all your prerequisites done by the end of first semester??
Also, do you think its possible to get accepted into gb-ryerson with and 86.66% average from first semester?? I'm hoping to get it up to and 89-90%.
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Any Ryerson|George brown|Centennial nursing students accepted?
Just wondering if anyone who applied to BcSN at any of these programs has been accepted yet? also if you applied lets chat!!
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I got a 55 in gr 11 functions by not doing my homework that much and not asking questions when i should have and not going to extra help and not reviewing. If i fix all these could i get atleast an 80 in gr 12 advanced functions.
105D Nursing Applicants!
I have a couple questions - 
Does your application only count after you have submitted your supplementary application? Do 105 application get lesser priority than 101? (Ryerson Nursing)
Has anybody been accepted yet? If so, what average and when did you apply? Thanks guys and good luck with all of your applications!
Colleges in Toronto: Art Fundamentals programs
I'm a 24 years old female from Switzerland and I'm going to Toronto next year to do an university pathway program at a language school (April - August). After that, I'm planning to go to a college with something like an one year Art Fundamentals program, which covers many fields like graphic design, animation, photography etc. Because I don't know which subject I want to focus on yet. I've graduated with an vocational diploma in business and I've been working in this field ever since. So I don't really have any academic background in art.

But I've been able to be creative in the past at work, like designing Xmas cards, calendar and I also like drawing, photography, making firefox persona in my free time. I really like art so I want to change my career and I want to do that abroad, as I want to travel and widen my horizons.

I've been researching for a long time and found these colleges with basic art programs:

George Brown College: Art and Design Foundation Program (1 year)
Seneca College: Art Fundamentals (8 months)
Humber College: Art Foundation (1 year)
Centennial College: Art and Design Fundamentals (1 year)
Sheridan: Art Fundamentals (1 year)
OCAD: First-Year Art

Humber sounds good, so I'm planning to apply - but does anyone know more about the other colleges? I would choose based on their courses but an overall experience or opinion about the college itself would help me a lot to make a decision as well.
Tbh I can't finance the studies, but I will still apply and try to get scholarship/credit and work on the side to make it happen because I really want it.

Sorry for my long post D: but I would be very glad if you could share your opinion or tips etc. It's my first time going alone abroad. Thank you so much!
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