Moving from Concordia to McGill after 1 semester?

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Subject: Moving from Concordia to McGill after 1 semester?
I kept hearing about how Concordia had the better education so I chose to go there for my Bachelor in Commerce. 1 month in and I am just not happy. The education is nothing to write home about....sure the classrooms are smaller but that was never a selling point for me. The environment is bleak...the student body is composed of many students who graduate high school by the skin of their teeth and went there because its the only place that accepted them. And the social life isn´t great either.
The workload is heavy but I manage. After sitting in on a class at McGill and hearing about some of their clubs and exchange programs I realize that I´ve made a mistake. I want to go to McGill.

My question is, how do I do that? Can I do it after one semester? And if so, how are they going to make their decision before seeing my GPA (deadline is a month or so beforehand) are they going to look at my previous grades?
And mostly are my credits transferable?

Thanks in advance to anyone who can help

[23-09-2006,13:41]
Anonymous
(in reply to: Moving from Concordia to McGill after 1 semester?)
I´m in the same situation man. I chose Concordia for my electrical engineering cuz apparently mcgill sucks in that program. However, business in Concordia is much better than McGill. I am not being biased or anything. It´s a fact. However, McGill has the international reputation and the campus. McGill management are the hardest partiers ever. I want to transfer to McGill. But still I´m not so sure cuz EVERYONE except McGill snobs say its declining in engineering. Even my doctor who is a McGill graduate told me the same thing. Gonna be honest with you man, John Molson School of Business is one of the best. Im not saying this because I attend Concordia, but because it is the truth. However, in electrical engineering Im still unsure of what to do. In Concordia all engineers have classes on Fridays. The campus is not nice. Not THAT much student life going on as I expected. The thing i hate the most of concordia are the science classes. I shit you not, science at concordia sucks big time. Engineering I don´t know where it stands compared to McGill. Yeah, maybe McGill is more theoretical than Concordia. But so what, big engineering schools such as MIT have their electrical engineering program that is 70% theoretical. I just want to have the best undergraduate experience.
[23-09-2006,13:52]
Anonymous
(in reply to: Moving from Concordia to McGill after 1 semester?)
this self-replying McGill kid must be really insecure.

why can´t he just transfer to other schools so he can clear out his inferior complex?

Oh right, he can´t.

[23-09-2006,15:40]
Anonymous
(in reply to: Moving from Concordia to McGill after 1 semester?)
Thread Starter here:

I´m in commerce and the first replier is in engineering. I don´t know what kind of sad people would get personal satisfaction from acting like an asswipe on a forum but if thats what makes you feel better about yourself than just go do it somewhere else. Thanks.

And to the first replier; I´m currently in commerce at concordia. It´s not that good. I don´t see how it´s better than McGill´s. I mean it´s just a classroom. Sure I have a few great teachers (2 out of 5) but i think there are great teachers everywhere. Concordia really dissappoints and the class i audited at mcgill (just one lecture) seemed to be on equal footing in terms of material. Just more people around.

[23-09-2006,15:45]
Anonymous
(in reply to: Moving from Concordia to McGill after 1 semester?)
^ I don?t know what kind of sad people would get personal satisfaction from acting like an asswipe on a forum but if thats what makes you feel better about yourself than just go do it somewhere else. Thanks.
[23-09-2006,15:53]
Anonymous
(in reply to: Moving from Concordia to McGill after 1 semester?)
People are always unhappy during their first year. Just tough it out for now. If you still want to transfer your best bet is to finish first year with good grades. I don´t know if McGill accepts 1st year students for the spring semester... if they do, apply now but don´t tell them you´re already at another university (just pretend you took extra time off after high school). If they know you´re already at another school they´ll want to wait and see your first year marks.
[23-09-2006,18:14]
Anonymous
(in reply to: Moving from Concordia to McGill after 1 semester?)
Concordia has a good engineering reputation. If your really a Concordia Engineering student, why don´t you check out how many great companies are coming to Concordia to recruit in October.


Get ready for the Fall 2006 Engineering and Computer Science Career Fair!

October 2 & 3, 2006
Time: 10 am to 4 pm
Location: Hall bldg, 7th floor
Please log onto to caps.concordia.ca for a list of participating companies.

Monday, October 2
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada www.agr.gc.ca

Canadian Forces www.forces.gc.ca


Cimmetry Systems www.cimmetry.com


Compuware Corporation of Canada www.compuware.com


Emploi Quebec emploietudiant.qc.ca/fr/accueil.html


Ericsson Canada www.ericsson.com


Fonction publique Qu??becoise (CSPQ) www.recrutementquebec.gouv.qc.ca

Genivar www.genivar.com


Halsall Associates Limited www.halsall.com


Klenzoid Company Limited www.klenzoid.com


Michelin www.michelin.ca


Microsoft www.microsoft.com/College


The Mayaguana Company www.mayaguana-island.com


Radialpoint Inc. www.radialpoint.com


Le Groupe Rio Tinto www.graduates.riotinto.com


Roche lt??e, Groupe-conseil www.roche.ca


Solvision Inc www.solvision.net


Teknika HBA teknika-hba.com


Tuesday, October 3

Bombardier www.bombardier.com


CAE www.cae.com


CMC Electronics www.cmcelectronics.ca


Construction Kiewit www.kiewit.qc.ca


FM Global www.fmglobal.com

Genetec www.genetec.com


Hydro Quebec www.hydroquebec.com


Inspec-Sol www.inspecsol.com


Les syst??mes ??lectroniques Matrox www.matrox.com


Miranda Techonlogy www.miranda.com


Nav Canada /SHL www.navcanada.ca


NSB Group www.nsbgroup.com

Rolls-Royce Canada www.rolls-royce.com


Schlumberger Oilfield Services www.slb.com


[24-09-2006,00:59]
Anonymous



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