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  1. NEW Canadian universities M.S.W thread (2017)

    I got accepted to Ryerson on the 14th of March with a nice scholarship. The deadline to accept was on March 27th. I, along with a few of my classmates have also, still, not heard anything back from York in regard to advanced standing.
  2. NEW Canadian universities M.S.W thread (2017)

    A big CONGRATS to all who got accepted today!! For those who haven't heard yet, I'm keeping my fingers crossed you get your acceptance offers soon.
  3. NEW Canadian universities M.S.W thread (2017)

    1. Please copy and paste where I have called YWEANG/MSW&MDMSW2MD names, insulted him or put him down. 2. Please don't assume I am not already working in the field, don't have extensive knowledge of working with participants and do not know how to diffuse difficult situations. 3. This is a forum of our peers and its very nature is open discussion, therefore confronting harmful behaviour that hurts current and future members of this group is appropriate. 4. Transparency, honesty and integrity are values that, for me, are important which is why I have chosen to shine a light on what has happened in this forum and refuse to PM yourself or others when discussing issues that are pertinent to the cohesion of this group and safety of its members.
  4. NEW Canadian universities M.S.W thread (2017)

    This is a fascinating study in how victim blaming and protecting the "abuser" culture plays out. This is about calling out harmful behaviour that negatively harms this community and has nothing to do with personal grudges. If this thread gets locked the onus is not on those who were brave enough to speak out.
  5. NEW Canadian universities M.S.W thread (2017)

    First I want to preface by saying that I don't envy your position as an admin, and perhaps your hands are tied in regard to what action you are able/willing to take and I do respect the time and effort you and your team put in. As far as the lies that YEWANG/MSW&MD/MSW2MD has engaged in, I am not just speaking upon his claims for today. If you go back through his postings, not limited to just this cycle and including the thread that the admins. closed down you will find all kinds of discrepancies, some of which were even pointed out and called out, on the closed down thread. In any case, for myself, the important part is ensuring that others are not duped by this member and that there is now a written record of what has occurred so that new members and those in the upcoming future cycles will now have ample warning and will be able to make informed decisions.
  6. NEW Canadian universities M.S.W thread (2017)

    It is one thing to ignore, which is what I suggest we all do, however it is completely another thing to allow a person to create multiple user accounts and use multiple names to purposely come onto this site for the sole purpose to spread false information. People who are going through the Grad school process are under enough stress as it is without having to have their hopes dashed and/or bolstered by a person who continuously spreads lies on here. When does Yewang/MSW2MD/MSW&MD's behviour start to cross the line and when does he become accountable for it? What happens next cycle when he engages in this behaviour and once again plays with other members emotions? This is not right nor should it be tolerated.
  7. NEW Canadian universities M.S.W thread (2017)

    I would highly recommend calling them yourself to find out and not relying on what others on here say because we are not part of the committee who makes these decisions so we have no idea. I know that Ryerson, like York, only accepts 40 students for advanced standing and they do rolling admissions, so it is possible that York has adopted this system as well. Good luck and I hope that you hear back from them soon. P.S. I, along with some other classmates of mine, also applied to York and have yet to hear back from them, so you are not alone.
  8. NEW Canadian universities M.S.W thread (2017)

    Woohoo! I just got a call from Ryerson letting me know that I have been accepted to the grad program and an email will be sent this week with more information!!!
  9. NEW Canadian universities M.S.W thread (2017)

    Amazing! Congrats!
  10. NEW Canadian universities M.S.W thread (2017)

    Amazing! Congrats.
  11. NEW Canadian universities M.S.W thread (2017)

    Ryerson only has advanced standing and my GPA is not anything phenomenal compared to others but it's not bad, it's 7.85.
  12. NEW Canadian universities M.S.W thread (2017)

    I received an email from Milene from Ryerson today requesting that I fill out and send in the application form for the Ontario Graduate Scholarship and she attached the form to the email. The email continued on to say that this does not mean I have been admitted or am receiving the scholarship only that my GPA qualifies me to be recommended for the scholarship. I hope that means they are seriously considering me. Has anyone gotten this email?
  13. NEW Canadian universities M.S.W thread (2017)

    I completely agree with you Jaylynn. However, as Social Workers ensuring communities have some semblance of safety and integrity is also very important. My question was posed in a respectful manner and it is YEWANG/MSW&MD/MSW2MD's choice to answer or not.
  14. NEW Canadian universities M.S.W thread (2017)

    For me it was relevant and necessary. I am sure he is able to speak for himself.
  15. NEW Canadian universities M.S.W thread (2017)

    I had not realized we could PM each other but I probably would have done this anyways to keep everything in the open