Canadian Universities and Where to Go

I'll preface by saying that I'm pretty much set on a high finance career path for the money and potential connections, mainly looking at IB as a starting point (as most kids here).

Am I right in considering the following ranking correct (based on sentiment I've seen and placement stats):

  1. Western
  2. Queens
  3. McGill
  4. Waterloo
  5. UBC (Portfolio Placement is rlly strong apparently)
  6. Schulich

Since I live in the GTA and am not really a university town type (not a party person) I'm strongly considering Waterloo, then Schulich as my primary options.

That said, if the difference between the likes of Western and Queens and Waterloo and Schulich is that great, I would consider those two. So my question is whether Western and Queens do provide a significantly greater advantage.

Academics are not a problem, nor are extracurriculars.

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  • Analyst 1 in IB - Gen
Jun 6, 2021 - 10:48pm

Just go to ivey if you can get it in. Don't go to Schulich man...

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