Science Academy Graduates

2020

Alex Yiyu Zhang

Education:

University of Toronto, Mechanical Engineering

Advice:

Organize your tasks/HW assignments/upcoming tests by using a todo list, daily schedule/plan, and set reminders. It seems tedious in the short term but will prevent you from missing deadlines in the long term.

Amanda Lauridsen

Education:

University of British Columbia, Biomedical Engineering

Advice:

A drop in grades is quite normal in many postsecondary programs, so if you aren't getting the same grades you did in high school, don't let that discourage you! As long as you keep on top of things, you'll do fine.

Andrew Pang

Education:

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Aerospace Engineering

Co-op Experiences:

  • Aerospace Corporation - Technical Intern

Advice:

I am quite involved with aerospace stuff so feel free to reach out. Get your 8 hours of sleep

Contact Info:

andrew_pang@outlook.com, 217-904-3048

Andy Zhao

Education:

University of Toronto, Computer Engineering

Advice:

Don't be afraid to fail. Learning how to bounce back from rock bottom is vital for building reliance and long-term success.

Cindy Gan

Education:

Simon Fraser University, Health Sciences

Advice:

I haven’t signed up for co-op but I know a bit about the application process for SFU. For more info, feel free to message me! Stay on top of your homework! You can fall behind pretty quickly in university so it’s good to finish everything before you get buried under too much pressure.

Golden Wang

Education:

University of Waterloo, Software Engineering

Contact Info:

x2342wan@uwaterloo.ca

Jackie Huang

Education:

University of British Columbia, Science (applying Computer Science next year)

Advice:

Have a habit of staying on top of materials, university courses move on fast and the difficulty and time constraint of test makes it not easy to figure out things on the spot.

Jay Chung

Education:

University of British Columbia, Biophysics

Advice:

Don't forget the limit notations

Jennifer Tsai

Education:

University of Waterloo, Biomedical Engineering

Co-op Experiences:

  • TD Innovation Lab - Software Developer

  • HealthTech Connex Inc. - Research Assistant

Advice:

Focus on finding what you really enjoy doing, and everything else will fall into place

Contact Info:

jennifer.tsai11@gmail.com

Jerry Li

Education:

University of Waterloo, Computer Science

Advice:

If you have any bad habits, fix them NOW.

Kirill Kudriavtsev

Education:

University of British Columbia, Applied Science (Engineering)

Advice:

Don't freak out if something goes wrong; there's always an alternative to your plans. Just don't bother panicking as a whole, it never helps.

Lucas Qin

Education:

University of British Columbia, Faculty of Science (applying to Computer Science)

Advice:

Try to take AP calc in grade 11 or earlier if possible

Nicole Han

Education:

Western University, Computer Science + Honours Business Administration

Advice:

Instead of focusing on grades, focus more on what you learn, including learning how to learn.

Contact Info:

nicolehqy@gmail.com

Patrick Kim

Education:

University of Waterloo, Mechatronics Engineering

Co-op Experiences:

  • Hillmar Industries - Engineering Assistant

Advice:

Don't be too stressed out about uni classes. (Chances are, its easier than Mr. Ahn's Calc BC)

Contact Info:

patrick060802@gmail.com

Yuan Sui

Education:

University of Toronto, ECE

Advice:

Enjoy Calculus 😉

Zoe DeSouza

Education:

Western University, Computer Science & Business

Advice:

Work hard in secondary school to set yourself up for university!

Contact Info:

zoedesouzasc@gmail.com

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