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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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Any ideas????
I'm currently in grade 12 and I'm going to graduate next year and I'm not sure if criminology or ethics, society, and law is a good program to apply for u of t st.george campus. 
Does anyone know what is a good program to choose to become successful with social science and humanities degree?? 
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need help choosing
lakehead university environmental sustainability COOP vs McMaster social science

Don't know which program to go to please help me choose
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poli sci/economics
hey ! just a grade 11 looking into uni's for next year !

i really want to double major in political sciences/economics, i've heard it'better to do that instead of international relations (my initial interest)

i really have my eyes set on UBC because i'm from BC, but which program is better for my interests ? i also want to take in account student life - if i were to move abroad i want to make sure i'll feel welcomed.
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Where should I go?
I'm currently choosing between Uottawa and Ryerson, both for social sciences but I don't know where to go. I currently live in Ottawa so should I just stay or should I go to Ryerson and get the full University "experience".
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Best School for BA and Possibly Law School Afterwards?
Hey! I am currently trying to decide which university to attend. I have been accepted to Queens for a BA and Laurier for a BA in political science and a law degree from the University of Sussex. I have heard lots of negative things about Laurier's program, what are your thoughts on it? After I receive my BA I would like to attend law school. I have also heard lots of good things about the University of Ottawa and was wondering if I should also apply there for a BA in political science and history? I also applied to Western for social science but have not heard back yet. My final question is what school/program is best if I would like to become a lawyer in the future?
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UWO Econ + AEO/Ivey 2nd year internships??
I was wondering if anyone knew if it was possible to get an internship in finance after completing 2 years of an Econ (sosci) degree before Ivey HBA at UWO, or would I have to be in BMOS to get an internship? 
Also if there are any upper year students who could comment on their internship experience, how they got it etc.  
Thanks a lot in advance!!
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Which universities are best for Social Work?
I'm currently in grade 11 and considering social work. I've heard York and Ryerson are pretty well known for their social work programs, however, are others such as Western or Mcmaster inferior or just average? I was also wondering if anybody going to or already has gone into social work done grade 12 math as it's not a requirement? Thanks.
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Western Social Science
I just saw my mid term marks. And I’m at a 91% avg and I applied to social science-criminology 

ENG4U-93%
HSB4U-96%
Religion-95%
CLN4U-93%
Business-82% 
Philosophy-88%
I haven’t been accepted yet, and mid terms go in OUAC apparently this Thursday or Friday. Can someone tell me when or how long it’ll take for an acceptance. I have been waiting for this since November.
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Mac Social Science transfer to Commerce?
I was recently accepted to Social Science at Mcmaster with an 82%. This program is a backup for business 1 at Mcmaster and I am wondering if a transfer from Soc.Sci is possible and how difficult it would be.
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Sociology....
So my friend got accepted to Wlu sociology and like I'm happy for him but it's a sociology degree.... I mean he's plans on going in to a teaching career and wants to get a masters and employers talked about how he should look at consulting jobs or HR management I know yconic is a god awful site to talk about social science degrees but I wanna know your guys thoughts and I really care about this person.
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Am i f****d?
The more i think about university the more i get worry about my future. Here is my dilemma. In grade 10 my math teacher forced me to take math applied because he didn't think academic was the right class for me. At the time, i didn't know or care about the difference or the impact it can have on your life. Now i find that i can't apply to any programs that require math (adv func, calculus etc). This really closed a lot of doors because now i can only apply to arts programs which are useless most of the time. I applied to mostly poli science as that's the only path i see myself taking without math. The problem is that i know i will dislike poli science as i am more interested in business and i know i'm not the the poli sci type of guy. What do you guys think i should do.
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UTM Social Science Chances
What are my chances of getting into UTM Social Science with an average of 85?
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Is it possible to switch between BMOS and Social Sciences at Western?
Hey, I've been accepted to BMOS at Western as well as Social Sciences (Economics). If I were to accept Social Sciences for example, how hard would it be to switch to BMOS for second year?
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Carleton PAPM vs UOttawa Polisci
For students considering/have applied to either of the two programs & for those in either program - hows the experience in both? Which is better?

I'm trying to decide between the two programs - 
Carleton offers a specialized program with specialized opportunities and a chance to build a network with a smaller student community going into the same field as you.

UOttawa offers French Immersion along with their program which is a huge advantage if you're going into politics. I believe it's your basic PoliSci program, nothing specialized but what really gives it that extra edge is to add in french immersion and co-op.

If you're debating between the two, feel free to leave a comment below w/ your thoughts!
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Best option for social science and law school pursuit
Hello, everyone.

Currently, I have been accepted to:
Queens Arts, Political Studies
Waterloo Honours Arts and Business, Legal Studies + co-op
Carleton, Public Affairs and Policy Management + co-op
Ottawa, Political Science/History + co-op

I am still waiting to hear from, but am sure I will get an acceptance from:
University of Toronto Social Science, Ethics Society and Law
McMaster Social Science, Political Science
Western Social Science, International Relations

I am looking for some input on what the best route might be for me to go to law school. I know that there is no easy way to just go to law school, but for example, I've heard that it is harder to get a higher GPA at a school like UofT compared to a school like Ottawa. Right now the choices that intrigue me the most are western+queens, but Waterloo's co-op is also very enticing (although I have heard it's not the best for arts/social science) and UofT's reputation/campus is also intriguing. 

Anyway, I'm just looking for some advice/firsthand experience. Anything is welcome!

Thanks.

Queens or Western? Offered admission to both!
I have been accepted to Queens Arts Faculty and Western Social Science Faculty - how do I choose? Which has a better rep? Is one ranked higher over the other? Which has a more active social environment? Is there an advantage to either?

 Please help!
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is it possible to change undergrad during your first year of uni
I wanted to know it if it's possible to change your undergrad during your first year of uni if you have all the prerequisites. I would like to know if it's possible for uOttawa. 
Thank you 
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Political Science Students: what's your experience like?
Just really wanted some insight into the actual polisci experience as a prospective polisci student. It would be awesome if you guys could answer the following questions based on your experience within your program & anything else you'd like to add/wish you'd known before entering the program.

1. Institute of Study & year
2. Was co-op available? Where have your placements been? What has your experience been like at those placements and how have you been able to grow networking wise from those placements?
3. Other networking opportunities available at your school of study + unique experiences that have been made available to you through your program of study/institution of study (guest speakers, courses abroad, conferences, bilingual program etc.)
4. How have you enhanced your degree (clubs, volunteering etc.) and how has it helped you build skills & experience in the field?
5. Best & worst parts about the program in your opinion 
6. Ways the program has challenged you (critical thinking, essays, assignments etc.)
7. Advice for prospective students 
8. Hardships in the program/institution (profs, courses, lack of student support, financing experience/studies etc.)

Thanks guys! All the best to you 
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Western, Mac or McGill?
The study is arts. The goal is a high gpa. I know this will be hard at any university, but is McGill as merciless as UofT? I've always loved McGill's campus and city. McGill is also the farthest away from home for me, around 7 hours. What are your thoughts? Thank you.
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Social Sciences to Computer Science? Faculty Switch
What is required to switch from a social science major to a computer science major. Is it difficult and time consuming to switch faculties in 1st/2nd year? Please tell me about the requirements and courses needed to take to switch faculties. Thank you
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Chance me UOFT, McGill, UBC
International Student. Applying Social Sciences. 

Chance me UOFT; UTSG; UTM; UTSC, UBC and McGill

International Bac;

HL English Literature  6
HL Business Managment 6
HL History 6
SL Maths 6
SL Chemistry 5
SL Spanish 5
Core 2

Total:  36/45

GCSEs:
Decent, mostly Bs, some As, some A*s but some Cs. 
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