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Queen’s Health Science?
So I was on the QueensU website recently and found out that their Health Science program is offered both online and on campus? I thought it was online only so is this a new development from queens? I’m trying to learn more about it but there’s not much online about it (the on campus program), so I’m assuming it’s new. Does anyone know anything about this program? Thank you!
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When looking at grade 11 marks...
When looking at grade 11 marks for early admission, which marks do universities look at? For example, if I want to apply to the health science program, and I need ENG4U, SBI4U, SCH4U, MHF4U, and 2 more U/M courses, will they look at my grade 11 equivalent of those courses (SBI3U, SCH3U, etc...) and only take the those 6 grade 11 marks, or will they just look at my grade 11 average in total (ie. all of my courses regardless of whether they are the 4U prerequisites, or my top 7 marks, etc,)? Any insight into this would be really helpful as I’ve tried searching this online and not much as actually come up . thank you!
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York Region District School Board - Withdrawing Grade 12 Kinesiology in Grade 11
Hello everybody, I'm currently in Grade 11 and I would like to withdraw from Grade 12 Kinesiology. I have already completed 28 credits (as of February 2019) so I only need 2 more credits to graduate from high school. I'm not planning to graduate early, that's why I wanted to take Kinesiology this coming September during my last year of high school. My other courses for this semester are Co-op (2 credits) and Grade 11 Geography (1 credit), which totals to 3 credits this semester without Kinesiology. I am also taking Grade 12 Calculus and Vectors at a night school so technically, I will still have 4 credits altogether without Kinesiology.  

Do you think it is possible to withdraw from Grade 12 Kinesiology? Do you think the guidance counselors will accept my decision?
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Self Studying AP Topics
Hi, I'm currently in grade 11 and am interested in doing a couple AP exams. However, my school doesn't offer AP courses and I don't want to spend money on taking AP courses outside of school. For anyone who has done AP exams, do you think I could just self-study from a textbook? I am thinking of taking the Chemistry and Physics 2 exams. My grade 10 average was around 95%.
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Nursing: Mcmaster vs Queens
Hi guys im in grade 12. my average is about 89 to 91. I need help in deciding for a nursing program between McMaster or Queens for my undergrad first year
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Graduating Early - Course Selection Help
I'm a Grade 10 student in Ontario, and I'll have 21 credits at the end of the year. 
I'm taking:
Gr. 11 functions (95)
Chemistry (92)
Bio (88)
Gr. 12 latin (98)
It's only because the private school I went to in grades 7 and 8 gave ma a headstart (3 creds) plus I did summer school (2 creds). 

I want to graduate next year, but I will need to take english 11 in the summer school as well as another subject (physics 11). My school is nonsemestered btw.

3 options:
1. SPH3U summer school and ENG3U e-summer school 
I'm scared this will affect my grade 12 english marks, because I also want to take Writer's Craft. I'm decent at english, but still. 
2. ENG3U and SPH3U e-summer school.
I'm fairly certain I won't be taking gr. 12 physics, but I'm scared I won't understand the concepts as well as I would in a normal classroom setting, and therefore get a bad mark.
3. ENG3U and ENG4U e-summer school. 
Then take SPH3U in September. Least feasible option for me. 

Courses I'm planning to take:
- FUNCAL 
- Chem 12
- Econ 12
- Eng 12
- Writer's Craft
- Hospitality for fun 

ENG3U is a prereq for 3 of these courses so I'll have to do a major switcheroo once school starts. 

Gr. 12 courses for Psych (BA)?
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)
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Ask a Student Ambassador @ uOttawa
Have a question about the University of Ottawa? Want to know more about our programs, student life, residences, co-op etc.? Ask a Student Ambassador! We are current students at uOttawa who want to hear from you and answer any questions you may have about our school! 

Future students, this page is for you! 
Grades
I'm in a non semester school and I want to know if I can get these grades up to at least to high 80's

Advanced Functions - 72
physics - 63
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Re-taking/Upgrading MCV4U?
So far, I've done 3 unit tests (out of 9?) for MCV4U. First one was alright but the other two were really bad. Last time I checked, my mark was around 68%. As a result, I'm considering whether or not I should re-take or upgrade the course to boost up my marks through Virtual High School. 

Virtual High School says that if you are going to take an upgrading course, your original course has to be finished. I will finish Calculus sometime during June and I'm not sure when universities will accept you.

So should I re-take the course or wait to do the upgrade course version in June?

The ironic part is, this is the same teacher I've had for MHF4U online in summer school. I got the second highest mark in the class (96%) and highest on the exam (93%). Now in his MCV4U class,  I'm probably getting one of the lowest. 
I need to raise my grades!
I have 91% in english, my goal is a 95%
I have a 93% in science, my goal is a 98%
I have a 95% in math, my goal is a 98%
I'm at midterms now!
These last few percents are really hard to attain. I complete my homework, double check my tests, raise my hand in class... etc. Others in my class are getting these grades.

How do I do better?
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Grade 12 Physics Resources
Hey guys! 

I am in Grade 12 physics right now and was wondering if anyone had any websites/books that they use which help them study and get practice tests (other than the obvious khan and https://www.physicsclassroom.com/). 


If you had tips and tricks that you wanted to post on here about how you study or any comprehension tricks that would probably help everyone!


Thanks :)
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Going from 85 to 90 in calculus
Hi, I'm currently taking calculus right now and I'm at an 85 flat right now. My goal for the course is at least a 90, but honestly I'm not sure if I can make it. To anybody who has taken calculus before, what are some tips or advice that you recommend? I understand most of the concepts, but I always run out of time on the tests, especially for the thinking and the communication sections for the test. What can I do to improve?
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Dating: Long Distance
PLEASE READ! Long distance relationships are not what they are portrayed to be. They are not as hard, emotionally draining, or as impossible as people assume. Right now, I am living 3 hours away from my boyfriend (who plays a varsity sport). We see each other once or twice a month. We are both happy, both with room to live our own lives but always being able to catch up at the end of the night. We still love each other, nobody has been unfaithful, and it is relatively easy. The time we spend together is always quality time, and I do not regret staying with him.If you love someone and think you they could be the person for you, go for it. The worst that could happen is that it doesn't work out and you part ways. It is entirely possible, do not give up just because of what you THINK might happen.

Pros of a long distance relationship...
1. The time you spend together is really exciting and precious
2. You have the freedom to be yourself and make friends on your own terms
3. You always have lots to talk about with your S/O because you're apart during the day
4. It tests whether the relationship is really worth it
5. Meeting their new friends means more friends for you!
6. Sex/physical intimacy is so much better when you've been waiting for it
7. It will show you how much your partner really values you
8. You don't need to pick between your friends and partner during the week
9. It helps keep you focused

I hope that this helped anyone that needed to hear it.
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Academic Distinctions/ Honors at York U
How is an Academic Distinction Calculated for Graduation at York Univeristy and does it include marks from First Year to Graduate with Magna or Summa Cum Laude.
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So how do y’all motivate yourselves to.. work
I know this sounds weird or like I’m trolling, I swear I’m not. I’m in grade 11 now and I’ve always been more or less a straight A student, with a 94% average grade 10. However I’ve never really had to study hard for my marks, and I’ve felt like they came pretty easily for me. BUT I’ve heard a lot of stuff on how grade 11 is really hard, and obviously it only gets harder from here. My English teacher even told my class that putting in the same amount of work and effort in our assignments this year as we did last year could result in an up to 10% decrease in marks. I obviously don’t want that, but at the same time I really don’t have great study habits or skills. Ive tried searching this up but I keep getting things like “focus more” or “organize yourself” which obviously I’m trying to do, but are there any specific tips that've worked on you or any skills I should focus more on? Thanks.
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QuARMS Admissions
Hi!
I'm applying to the Queens Accelerated Route to Medical School (QuARMS) this year, and I had some questions about the admissions process. Does QuARMs look at your high school midterm marks? To be eligible, do you need to have an overall grade average over 90%? or all of the individual courses you are taking to be over 90%. I currently have a 94% grade average but an 89% in one of my classes. Am I still eligible to apply?
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Is SHAD worth it?
Hi all,
 
So SHAD application is rolling around and I was wondering if it is worth it. Like do Universites actually like this or is it fun at least? Also, do you have to live on campus for SHAD or can you commute there? 

Basically, can anyone tell me is SHAD worth it? That is my main question.
Is it still possible to get from an 81-85 in Biology?
I got my first unit test back today and I failed terribly. I got around a 46%. However, I did get an 81% and an 86% on my first two quizzes... I'm aiming for an 85 in the course. Is it still possible to do so? If so, what would I need to get on the next tests?
1st Year McMaster Health Science Student. Ask me Questions!!!!!
Hey, everyone! I am in first year and attending McMaster University for their Bachelor of Health Sciences Honours program! I remember using yconic a lot while I was in high school, so I thought it would only be fair to help incoming freshmen out, just like how I was!

Feel free to ask me any questions that pertain to McMaster’s Health Sciences program of course, as well as another other burning questions you may have!!

 Below, I am just going to list some general information that would probably be asked:

 Programs I applied to: (accepted to all)
 • McMaster Health Science
 • McMaster Life Science
 • McMaster Integrated Science
 • Western Medical Science
 • Guelph Biomedical Science
 • Queens Science

 Grade 12 marks: (classical, academic courses. Not AP or IB)
 • Biology: 99%
 • Advanced Functions: 99%
 • Calculus: 97%
 • Chemistry: 95%
 • English: 95%
 • World Issues Geography: 98%
 Average ~ 97%

 Extra Curriculars: (as an aside, I really encourage doing extra curriculars if you can handle it without them affecting your grades! looks great on scholarship applications!)
 • President of Student Council
 • President of Best Buddies program
 • President of Band Council
 • Captain of Badminton Team
 • Leader of Freshmen Orientation

 Scholarships:
 Many of the scholarships I won were for personal activism, student leadership, and academics. Totalling around $90,000. If you have any questions on filling out applications, please let me know!

 Please, ask me anything that I have not gone over! You guys got this, you’re going to succeed and get into whatever program your heart desires! I know it can be a struggle, but don’t be afraid to show this world what you’re made of! 

Good luck to you all, much love!
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Will I get into uofa with a 80% Average?
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?
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ADVANCED FUNCTIONS IS DRAGGING ME DOWN
Out of the 3 courses I have this semester, advanced functions is by the far the worst. Even when I study, and makes notes I still do terrible. Mainly its that I always feel like I don't have enough time on tests, which makes me unable to finish questions. I really don't want to use this mark in my Top 6. On Uni websites I looked at, for life sciences, it usually says English, bio, chem, and calculus,  or sometimes (one of advanced functions and calculus) but not just advanced functions. So is there a chance they won't include this mark?
what I'm worried about is that midterms for second semester come out in like April, so I'm confused as to how they would calculate my top 6 before then.

Thanks!
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4 vs 4+
What's the difference on a rubric. The method for tests and exams are straightforward but I'm wondering just for projects and assignments.
Is SHAD worth it?
Hi there, I was just wondering if any of you have any experiences with SHAD. I'm interested in applying, but the cost is like $5700. Do you think it was really worth the money or should I just save up for university?
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