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  • ClassicRockerDadClassicRockerDad Registered User Posts: 6,365 Senior Member
    Here are rankings of Canadian Schools
    Our 20th Annual University Rankings – - Macleans OnCampus

    I provide this just so that you know what to look for. Some are still accepting applications for the fall. Many are very good.

    For example, Simon Fraser has a deadline of April 30.
  • LaziderousLaziderous Registered User Posts: 12 New Member
    @ClassicRockerDad:

    Thank you for the list; I will take a look at the mentioned schools. Was there anything else you wanted to add?
  • shoot4moonshoot4moon Registered User Posts: 1,270 Senior Member
    I know there are threads for schools that have rolling admissions on this board. Investigate, and consider some new alternatives. Rough rough rough. Time for a fresh start...
  • ClassicRockerDadClassicRockerDad Registered User Posts: 6,365 Senior Member
    I'd call the US schools I mentioned and see if they would take a late application. I'd look into and maybe apply to the Canadian schools whose deadlines have not yet passed if they interest you. Then I'd make sure you're ready with your recommendations and transcripts to pounce on an opportunity as soon as the Space Available list comes out, usually around May 7, when colleges see who has responded.

    I think there is also a Freshman Year Abroad program at University of Edinburgh in Scotland that has a June deadline. I think they scoop up people like yourself because they need your money. It seems like a great school though. You can then apply as a transfer student wherever you want next year and hope for better results. It gives you a great experience, and doesn't cause you to lose time.

    Good luck.
  • SiXELA295SiXELA295 Registered User Posts: 171 Junior Member
    You don't have to ask colleges to accept your "late" app – try for some like Western New England and Sierra Nevada, which are rolling admissions schools (Sierra Nevada's adcom told me that the latest they've accepted a student is a DAY before fall semester begins).
  • SharonSUNYSharonSUNY Registered User Posts: 444 Member
    Can you please tell me how you jumped from 1400 to a 2210 =o

    How many months apart were the SATs?

    And I would think that it showed that you sat down and studied your ass off and pulled that score.
  • SharonSUNYSharonSUNY Registered User Posts: 444 Member
    What books did you study from or something lol
  • happymomof1happymomof1 Registered User Posts: 28,738 Senior Member
    Nope, according to his/her other thread the difference is because the first exam was taken when he/she was sick. Which I rather do admire, but I've got to wonder what on earth the parental units in that household were thinking when they dropped a sick kid off at an exam site!
  • GreatKidsMomGreatKidsMom Registered User Posts: 162 Junior Member
    My son had a 104.5 fever the day of the PSAT his junior year, so he never took it! We were sad to find out there was no other PSAT test date, or make-up, but it was the right decision.
  • sketchpadsketchpad Registered User Posts: 21 New Member
    Thanks for your replies
    Thanks ClassicRockerDad for the info, Im taking a look at it.
    to the ones like me, there is still hope lol.

    @Sharon I was sick! Barron's helped me a lot, the iphone app for the sat words, reading a dictionary (lol I know sounds weird but it helps a lot and almost everyone has one) and a ti89 calculator.

    @happymomof1, thanks for reading my other posts, and just for the record my parents didn't drop me off at an exam site, I got there by myself. I am old enough to make my own decisions and I decided to take the SAT no matter what, perhaps not the wisest thing but there is the consequence.
  • happymomof1happymomof1 Registered User Posts: 28,738 Senior Member
    sketchpad,

    Anyone who can have the determination to get himself to an exam site when they are as sick as you were that day, clearly has what it takes to be successful in the long run. In the end, you are going to be fine. When you apply to colleges in the future, I'd suggest you let them know that your were sick the first time, so that they know how to interpret your results.

    Wishing you all the best!
  • nalawalanalawala Registered User Posts: 32 Junior Member
    I got rejected EVERYWHERE I applied to; it totally sucks. I applied for music programs, and I was even rejected by my safety school. I'm still applying though, so don't give up! It kind of sucks though how almost everyone in school already knows where they're going. I'll probably figure out where I'll be in June. -_- It's so stressful!
    Good Luck guys!
    Hopefully by the end of May we'll all come back to this thread with good news. :)
  • kenzie1992kenzie1992 Registered User Posts: 1,003 Senior Member
    I would definitely reiterate the suggestion of Canadian schools, especially if you're an IB student the University of Alberta and the University of Calgary recruit heavily and give tons of scholarships. I'm pretty sure both of those have a deadline in late April.
  • comp100comp100 Registered User Posts: 100 Junior Member
    so sorry guys! don't worry, everything will work out for you all! :D
  • jetagejetage Registered User Posts: 6 New Member
    i posted in "what are my chances" here for a vcu transfer student, and i got rejected from the school of the arts program.

    my GPA didn't help me, also the fact that i only applied 2 weeks ago (that was as soon as i could get my transcript cause at my former institution i had a financial hold on my account), there may or may not have been anymore spaces in the program. i reapplied again as a communications major, so we'll see if i can maybe hear some good news :\

    i guess i have to magically find $50k to return to drexel if this doesn't work out :(
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