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Post Secondary Options

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Annie Yu

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My attributes are... trustworthy, diligent & meticulous good at problem solving & analyzing data excellent communication skills compassionate patient listener Annie's
Post Secondary Options Salary Range So how could I prove my potentials? ? ? Could I be a DOCTOR? $100,000 to $400,000 a year or more ATTRIBUTES energetic
patient
compassionate
able to work under stress
decisive WORKPLACE Work for hospitals and clinics....or become self-employed
Often work 50 to 65 hours per week
May work evenings, weekends and even on call
Work can be stressful and exhausting DUTIES Assess patients to diagnose problems
Recommend different types of treatment
Refer them to other health care workers
Do paperwork
Specialize in a medical area But what education do I need to qualify for this career? First of all, a bachelor's degree would be needed! I could obtain this at... THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA CAMPUSES UBC VANCOUVER: 48,444 students
UBC Okanagan
UBC Robson Square
Great Northern Way Campus STUDENT SERVICES Libraries, tutoring, wellness workshops, medical insurance, recreational activities, “Go Global” exchange programs, academic advising center, U-Pass BC program for transit transportation, and much more! HOUSING AND LIVING COSTS Many residency sites such as...Totem Park, Place Vanier, Walter Gage, Fairview Crescent, Acadia Park each residency site accommodates different groups of students :) It would cost about $10,717.00/year to live on campus... Hmm...so what program should I pursue at UBC? PHARMACOLOGY ! sounds Students will study the actions and mechanisms of drugs in biology and medicine. Both whole-animal and isolated-tissue techniques will be learned as students explore the sources, chemical properties, biological effects, and therapeutic uses of drugs. In the first and second years, basic science courses are taken. This program emphasizes the experimental and laboratory aspects of pharmacology through the ability to search for information, design appropriate experiments, carry out experiments individually and as a member of a team, analyze data, and communicate and write effectively. Upon graduating, students will be broadly trained in all aspects of pharmacology. TUITION FEES LENGTH OF TRAINING EXIT QUALIFICATIONS & CREDENTIALS FURTHER EDUCATION $4,700.40 per year 4 years for a B.Sc (Bachelor of Science)
5 years for the B.Sc. Co-op Education Program 120 credits for a Bachelor of Science Degree in Pharmacology To become a doctor, I will have to apply for medical school after my bachelor's degree... UBC Faculty of Medicine Admission Requirements at least 90 course credits from university, with 1 year of English, General Biology, General Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, and Biochemistry
minimum of 75% overall academic average
The Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT)
a Multiple Mini Interview
extracurricular activities and research experience will help me during application, as well :) When I successfully graduate from medical school, I will obtain my Doctor of Medicine Degree (MD)!
Eventually, after more years of residency training and obtaining a physician licensure... I WILL FINALLY BE ABLE TO WORK AS A DOCTOR ! That sounded like a challenging but rewarding plan! However, I don't want to limit myself to only 1 option.. I am interested in... Math & sciences Giving back to the community by helping the ones in need Exploring new knowledge Working with both people & numbers But what if I change my mind entirely and choose to work in OFFICES instead? :0 To become one of the 48,444 students, the ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS for science programs are: English 12
Pre-Calculus 12 (minimum 67%)
Two other approved Grade 12 courses, including at least one of Biology 12, Chemistry 12, Geology 12, or Physics 12
English 11 & a Language 11
One Mathematics 11
Physics 11 and Chemistry 11
Social Studies 11
An online application, including a Personal Profile (short essay answers to questions involving extracurricular activities in high school and personal experiences) Becoming a PSYCHOLOGIST sounds interesting, too :) ATTRIBUTES emotionally mature and stable
good with people
patient
non-judgemental and open minded
empathetic WORKPLACE work for hospitals/medical clinics
may become self-employed
work 40-60h/week
often on call both day and night
dealing with ill patients can be stressful DUTIES examine patients for problems affecting the nervous system
order and analyze medical tests
develop treatment plans to help patients manage and recover their conditions
may specialize in a certain neuroscience areas
may conduct research or teach psychology SALARY RANGE $100,000-$300,000+ for neurologists
$40,000-$140,000+ for university neurologists
self-employed psychologists pay for the cost of running their practices Hmm...how could I get to this dream job??? This is a job that usually requires a Ph.D !!! So how about applying to bachelor's degree? first for a If I am accepted to McGill, I'd like to pursue THE PSYCHOLOGY HONOURS PROGRAM Psychology is the scientific study of the human mind and behavior. As a biological science, it regards human beings as the product of evolution and so emphasizes the biological perspective, comparing and contrasting human behavior with that of other species. Since it is an honors program, it will emphasize practice in the research techniques which are used in graduate school and professionally later on. McGill University CAMPUSES Downtown Campus @ Montreal, Quebec
MacDonald Campus @ Saint-Anne-de-Bellevue, Quebec total of 37,835 students ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS 93.5% overall for Top 5 Gr.12 courses
85% in each math and science course in Top 5
Gr.12 English/French
Gr.12 Math or Calculus
Two of Gr.12 Biology, Chemistry, or Physics Extremely selective! STUDENT SERVICES The Career Planning Service, the First-Year Office, the Tutorial Service, the Student Health Service, fully equipped fitness centers/arenas, and much more! HOUSING AND LIVING COSTS There are Apartment-style residencies, Shared-faculties houses, and Dormitory-style residences that are all situated in Downtown Montreal. It will cost around $12,700 - $16,800/year to live on campus... Description: Tuition Fees: $5858.10 per year Length of Training: 4 years Exit qualifications & credentials: 120 credits for a Bachelor of Science Honors Degree in Psychology FURTHER EDUCATION: To become a psychologist, I must apply for a graduate psychology program (Master's degree or Ph.D) after my bachelor's degree... SO WHAT ARE MY BEST OPTIONS? Continue to study @ McGill University Psychology Graduate Program Admission Requirements University GPA must be above 3.30
The Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
3 letters of recommendation
Personal Statement
Achieved research experiences in the psychology field Come back to Vancouver and study @ UBC Psychology Graduate Program Admission Requirements Similar requirements as McGill OR After 4-6 years in either of the programs, I will obtain a Ph.D degree in psychology... If all works out, Officially becoming a clinical psychologist--someone who can truly reach out to patients with mental disorders! ATTRIBUTES WORKPLACE DUTIES an aptitude for math
leadership abilities
communication skills
analytical and problem-solving skills Work for accounting firms, government agencies, and in the accounting departments of large organizations; or are self-employed
Indoors in offices
Large amount of time meeting clients
Many travel frequently to clients’ offices
Work 40 hours a week, but may work 50 to 60 hours a week during busy periods Guide the financial planning of organizations/individuals
Develop accounting systems for clients to track their expenses
Analyze and review accounting records to monitor the financial health of clients
Study records and make financial projections
Ensure the accuracy of financial statements SALARY RANGE FUTURE EMPLOYMENT PROSPECTS $50,000 to $200,000 a year or more Fairly good, expect increase in demand Becoming a Chartered Accountant suits my attributes and interests too! HOW can I become a CA? To qualify, I'd have to go to university first, so how about a great university close to home? :) CAMPUSES Burnaby (main campus)
Surrey
Vancouver More than 35,000 students are enrolled ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS English 11
Language 11
Science 11
Foundations of Math 11/Pre-Calculus 11 with a minimum grade of 60%
English 12 with a minimum final blended grade of 60%
Pre-Calculus 12
2 other approved Grade 12 courses, such as Economics 12 and Chemistry 12 STUDENT SERVICES Student Central, Passport to Leadership workshops, Student Government, volunteer opportunities, study at an International Field School, and much more! HOUSING AND LIVING COSTS Three types of single-student housing options for undergraduates:
Dorm with a meal plan
Dorm with a kitchen
Townhouses It will cost about $9290/year to live on campus... What about the program? ACCOUNTING Accountants are people who identify, measure, and communicate economic information to people both inside and outside a business or institution, such as CEOs and investors. Students take accounting courses in a core program, along with such elective courses as taxation, auditing, and international accounting. The Accounting program in the Beedie School of Business offers courses that count toward the professional designations of Chartered Accountant (CA), which is one of my career goals. Tuition Fees- Approximately $5013/year Length of Training- 4 years Exit Qualifications and Credentials- Bachelor of Business Administration Any further education needed to be a CA? SFU provides a Chartered Accountancy co-op program, which provides students with work experience.
I will also have to:
Complete a “Student Professional Program” at a Provincial Institute
Gain further work experience in a CA Training Office, such as CA Firms, under the supervision of an experienced CA
Take the UFE (Uniform Evaluation) that is required by the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants (CICA) After passing the UFE National Exam...
I will finally become Chartered Accountant! Overall, I have definitely planned out long, difficult paths for myself...but I'm sure it will all be worth it when I get there :) "Reach for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars. "-W. Clement Stone THE END! FUTURE EMPLOYMENT PROSPECTS High demand, employment growth higher than average FUTURE EMPLOYMENT PROSPECTS Increase in demand at an average rate (12%) SIMON FRASER UNIVERSITY
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