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    Hi all,

    There's a pretty large group of Canadian applicants on here, and I've noticed similar threads in previous years. Hopefully this gets a sticky post!

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    Quote Originally Posted by aascd View Post
    Hi all,

    There's a pretty large group of Canadian applicants on here, and I've noticed similar threads in previous years. Hopefully this gets a sticky post!
    Agreed, where have you applied and for what programs?

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    Re: Canadian Application Sweat Thread

    Is this thread for applicants to canadian universities or one for applicants from canada?

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    Re: Canadian Application Sweat Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by Zilch View Post
    Is this thread for applicants to canadian universities or one for applicants from canada?
    Canadian universities- mostly to get an idea of when offers are going out and what successful applicants look like, and share info/rumors.

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    Re: Canadian Application Sweat Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by Gronk17 View Post
    Agreed, where have you applied and for what programs?
    I've applied for MA Economics at U of T, McGill and Queen's (+ LSE MSc. Economics).

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    I've applied for MA Economics at U of T, McGill and Queen's (+ LSE MSc. Economics).
    Great schools, very nice. I opted to apply for the MFE at U of T instead of the MA, but I have applied for the MA at Western and UBC. If you don't mind my asking, are you coming from a Canadian undergrad and if so what was your last 2 years gpa/avg?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gronk17 View Post
    Great schools, very nice. I opted to apply for the MFE at U of T instead of the MA, but I have applied for the MA at Western and UBC. If you don't mind my asking, are you coming from a Canadian undergrad and if so what was your last 2 years gpa/avg?
    Yes, mid-sized Canadian school, with 1 year public policy work experience. My background is 4.1/4.3 in Econ classes, with all A/A+ in Linear Algebra, Calculus, Math for Economists and Stats.

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    Quote Originally Posted by aascd View Post
    Yes, mid-sized Canadian school, with 1 year public policy work experience. My background is 4.1/4.3 in Econ classes, with all A/A+ in Linear Algebra, Calculus, Math for Economists and Stats.
    Nice! Obviously Iím also in the admission process - so Iím not an expert on the situation - but that seems like it would be a highly competitive profile man. Do you have a top choice?

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    Re: Canadian Application Sweat Thread

    Applied to: U of T, Queens, UBC, SFU, Western MFE, Carleton, York, Guelph, McMaster. Hoping to get an offer from one of the top schools but should for sure get a bite from the others.
    Last edited by CanadianEcon; 02-01-2018 at 06:08 PM.

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    Re: Canadian Application Sweat Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by CanadianEcon View Post
    Applied to: U of T, Queens, UBC, SFU, Western MFE, Carleton, York, Guelph, McMaster. Hoping to get an offer from on of the top schools but should for sure get a bite from the others.
    Wow, you applied pretty widely! Makes me slightly nervous for my strategy of applying to only 4 schools, 3 of which are top-tier.

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