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my dog ate it… repeatedly.

soo… i’m feaking out. this past little while has been stressful enough with a lot of family stuff going on and being the idiot that i am…i decided not to “take it easy” like the people at registrars suggested and instead just kept plowing through anyways…. now i have a fear of being suspended for a semester. so now for my questions
a) if i am suspended for a semester does this tarnish my rep of getting into teacher’s program at u of t?
b) does the u of t teacher’s program look at all 4 years or the final year.. or what?
c) be honest with him… with a screwed up past like this and a possible suspension… what are my chances of even getting into a teacher’s program if i pull my marks up high next year?
d) can an academic suspension be petitioned? and what are the chances of it going through?
ps. i’m in my third year at utsc

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aska’s back!!!!!!!

Dear Aska,

I REALLY screwed up last year and failed two courses (1.5 credits) and barely passed the rest. I also failed two summer courses right after. This one year REALLY screwed up my GPA. But I’ve been getting As and Bs since. I have no real reason for failing besides my existential crisis which I don’t think counts as a real reason so I can’t say it was medical. I heard somewhere that it’s possible to drop those failed courses as long as you agree to drop all of the other courses you took in that year from your record too (even if you passed the others). Is that true? And if it is, how would I go about doing that? Is there ANYTHING I can do? PLEEEEASE HELP!!!!!!



askastudent is a delicate flower?

Hi Askastudent,I have to take CHM220H1. And it says that a recommended co-requisite is MAT235Y1. What’s
your opinion on taking MAT235Y1? How is it compared to MAT135Y1. What is the general consensus regarding this course?


Thank you very much.










fastest way to get from there to here: go into montage, or a jump cut!

I have some transportation woes. I’m from St. George but due to options advisable to me at UTSC that ensure that I graduate(long story) I have to take 3 classes at the UTSC campus. Three out of the five days of the week I have classes at St. George and at UTSC on the same day. I made sure this was a doable plan because there are at least 2.5 hours in between the transfers. However, I as wondering if you knew a quick route between the two campuses that have been passed on by others in my situation or if one of those magic yellow school buses I see around Hart House is a shuttle from St. George to UTSC and visa versa? Any advice will help. Thanks.



crooked lies at the library

is it possible to negotiate a fine with Robarts? i had a $68.00 fine a few months ago and i paid it in full, but could i have bartered? i mean those bastards make enough money as it is…. (more…)


this question is a gift from an angel

Is there any sort of academic penalty/consequence if you miss several exams?



fear of commitment

Stupid UofT is having its way on me at my back, in the tests. I seriously think I did study a hell lot but I still can’t stop its violence. It’s not happening only once or twice, it’s now a habit. What can I do? Should I suicide?


askastudent recommends the book that may destroy your soul

How can I get a girl friend? As matter of fact how can I make friends? I am so lonley.


drink until you pass out

One more thing, besides getting rid of the mouse, I also need a cure/remedy for insomnia. Do you have one? I’m dying of lack of sleep, but I can’t sleep.


sorry, you didn’t let us know your favorite popsicle flavor…you’re expelled

What sorts of questions are asked on the Trinity Personality Profile required for admission?


frisbee and sex…simultaneously!

Hi, there
I have 5 exams 2 assignments in 2 weeks! How could i avoid being stressed out???
thanks a ton!


the secret to love:get a bit more involved on campus and go dancing. and dress cool.

You know what, I really want to have a boyfriend. I mean not someone just to hang out with and go to bed, but to love and care for, someone who’d love and care for me too.
The question is, how to make that happen?
There have been guys I liked, even loved, but it all has been one-sided. And there wernen’t ones who’d like me and I wouldn’t like – I mean no guy has shown interest in me.
See, I won’t go out with a guy I don’t care about, I somehow can’t. Some with holding hands, kissing. For me, it’s something special, so I want to be sure. But even if I did, nobody has asked me out or anything. Nobody knows that I need to be involved in order to start something (at least like the guy), so that’s not the reason. I don’t know. I really don’t want to be alone anymore. I feel lonely, unwanted and unloved.


beer is my therapist

aska: a comment from a student who was bitter about the level of care received through our counseling treatment services. rage on sister (more…)

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