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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?
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?
Hey guys so I want your opinions on my chance of getting into one of the universities mentioned above into the biology program (faculty of science). I got a 1210 in the SAT and did the SAT Subject Chemistry and Biology (M) and got a 720 and a 680. I got a 98 in the TOEFL. Also my overall grade 11 mark was a B+ and my overall grade 12 mark (first semester) was an A-. Courses I took in grade 12 and their marks (first semester) were:
AP English : A-
AP Calculus AB: B+
AP Statistics: B
AP Biology: A-
AP Chemistry: A
AP Physics 1 and 2: A-
I plan on doing the AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, and AP Chemistry with predicted marks 3 4 4.
I also volunteered at a hospital for over 40 hours and attended several events in universities (Carnegie Mellon and Weill Cornell) and assisted in creating the chess club at our school.
For UBC, I think I may have done well in the personal profile section but I accidently wrote "me" instead of "be" and submitted it. Will that really affect my application?
Lemme know what you guys think about my marks and thank you in advance!
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?
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 love biology and chem, I'm very interested in becoming a family doctor. I mostly got the high 80s in all my classes in high school. I don't think it of myself as a genius and just hearing how difficult it is to get into med school makes me really hesitant about wanting to pursue a career in that area. Should I take the chance or choose a different career path instead of wasting my time in something I prob won't get into!!
Hi! I applied for engineering at UAlberta and I want to do CompEng with Software Option Coop but I'm concerned about not getting into the specialization. Anyone that knows if it is hard to get into it? What about UCalgary?
Hello! I'm in grade 12 and I've been accepted into Neuroscience at the UofLethbridge and I've just applied to UofCalgary and UofAlberta for Neuroscience as well. One of the main reasons I'm interested in this program is because I'm just generally intriged by the brain and nervous system, as it is so complex and impressive, and we apparently still don't know much about it.
My question is for all former or current neuroscience students: How did you know that Neuroscience was the perfect fit for you?
Although I have a good feeling about this program, at this stage it's difficult for me to know if the program would be a good fit for me. Any advice would be much appreciated, whether it's from students at Albertan universities or not I would still love to hear it!
I applied at the faculty of arts and sciences in psychology a week ago almost. the competitive admission average for arts stated low 70s to low 80s but I still did not get accepted into arts with early admission. My friends have already received their offers. Also, does the admission average go down after early admission, is there a chance I can still get into arts or sciences in psychology?
Im going into my grade 12 year and I was just wondering my chances of getting into the engineering program at uofc and uofa. By the end of first semester my average should be 87-89. I really want to get in during the Feb-Mar period because I live in Calgary so if I were to go to uofa I would have the get a dorm. (hopefully the spots don't fill up by then)
Summary: 87-89% average, chances at uofc and uofa.
Hi! My name is Paul and I'm a student in Alberta. Soon I'm heading into grade 12 of high school but I am extremely nervous and stressed because I'm scared I won't be able to get a good ELA mark to increase my chances to get into university. I have always been good with my sciences and math classes with biology, chemistry, and math all being low-mid 90's and physics high 80's but I have barely been achieving a 70 in my ELA class.
Anyways, I was wondering if anyone has any tips and/or advice on how to improve my ELA mark, improve my reading/writing/comprehension skills, and overall how to go about taking an English class.
Hi I am a Alberta student hoping to get into the engineering program at UofA or UofC (obviously I will be applying to more schools just had these two at the top of my mind). I had some questions regarding my application to these universities.
1. My grade 11 average is pretty bad (84%) so instead I was wondering if I could apply with half my grade 11 marks and half grade 12 marks (after the first semester of grade 12) OR do they use my first semester grade 12 marks and the other grade 12 marks are predicted.
2. Do you think I can get into both universities with an 88-89% average. Also are there any other schools that you think I can get into with those marks.
3. When I apply in the first semester of grade 12 I will not have completed Calculus (Math 31) and assuming the answer to question 1 was that I use half grade 11 and grade 12 marks, would my math 30 (grade 12 math) be double weighted or do they only use four courses (math, physics, English, and chem. Excluding calc).
Hello, I am currently in grade 12 living in Calgary, and I've been so stuck on what to take in university.
Until I discovered the BHSC Health and Society course. A perfect mix of both biology and medicine, alongside political science and global issues. However after doing some digging, I've appeared to only find negative upon negative in regards to health sciences.
So whats the scoop? I hear I must aparently have a 95 average in all my classes when in reality I'm in the low 90's range with physics trailing behind with an 85 (you don't even want to know my english mark).
I'll update this post after I go to the U of C open house, but until then, current or former students let me know what it was like. What did you study? Will I not get in if all my marks arent even in the 90's (my math 20-1 is a 89 as well oops).
Hi! I am a first year Haskayne student looking for textbooks. I am negotiating with people in Facebook and I am considering buying it from Bound and Copied. Are the prices at Bound and Copied good? And the condition? Thanks
Hello there, I know this discussion is not related to anything about school or scholarships, but I really need some advice on how to fix an iPod that has water damage.
The iPod is still fully functional, except that the water evaporated behind the backlit screen and I believe some LED lights burned out. Should I continue charging the iPod on a daily basis or would that be dangerous (considering short circuits and stuff alike)?
Also, does soaking the iPod in uncooked white rice overnight help?
I'll be starting my first year in Natural Science at the University of Calgary next year. I have changed my mind and I want to go into nursing now, so I'm deciding if I should just only take the prerequisites for nursing instead of the courses required for my current degree. I'm scared that if I do this I may not get into nursing and then ill be very behind in my classes for Natural Science. Has anyone changed their programs? Is the difficulty of getting in the same as if you were applying when in high school?
Hi Guys! I need advise from people that got to Haskayne. I am interested in both Accounting and Marketing but obviously I can't concentrate in both. I am thinking of doing general commerce. Do you guys recommend that?
I was wondering what universities have the best ecology programs? I am interested in the University of Guelph, University of British Columbia Okanagan, University of Calgary, University of Alberta, Concordia University... and I'm not sure what else. Any information about these schools and others from personal experience would be great! Thanks!
Also, as a side note, I'm pretty sure I will get in to most of these schools because my grades are fairly decent (91-98% averages) but I would like someone to be honest with me about my chances. I go to school in the U.S. so I don't know what some of the expectations are.
Now that school's back in full force and university applications are open, I thought I'd make this application thread so that people can see when people get accepted, where they applied, their averages, etc.
In your post, please include the following: - 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
Hi! I just got removed from Math 265 because I don't have the prerequisites. I am unable to get into Math 249 at the moment. Does Math 249 open up or does it stay full? I know the question is kind of dumb but its really stressing me out. Thanks.