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Re: Travelling To Canada Part 8 by hayqinsbFX: 12:59pm On Jun 13, 2015
congratulations @cruzaj on your medical mail.....
do i need to be scared no more...

HALLELUYAH SOMEBODY

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Re: Travelling To Canada Part 8 by morgan2006(m): 1:10pm On Jun 13, 2015
Congrats Bro. Am happy for u

hayqinsbFX:
congratulations @cruzaj on your medical mail.....
do i need to be scared no more...

HALLELUYAH SOMEBODY

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Re: Travelling To Canada Part 8 by chrisviral(m): 1:31pm On Jun 13, 2015
Team12:
....from u?? shocked


grin
What can I say I'm a believer now!
Re: Travelling To Canada Part 8 by chrisviral(m): 1:32pm On Jun 13, 2015
hayqinsbFX:
congratulations @cruzaj on your medical mail.....
do i need to be scared no more...

HALLELUYAH SOMEBODY

I just dey look you o:
Why you go first us hear the goodnews undecided abi you be undercover VO? grin

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Re: Travelling To Canada Part 8 by CoCoLav(f): 1:38pm On Jun 13, 2015
Where is CruzAJ?
Re: Travelling To Canada Part 8 by invincible2006: 1:38pm On Jun 13, 2015
Fablady:


Hi Onyeoma. Thanks so much. I am doing just what you suggested. It's just so frustrating that I can come this far and be let down. But I still have faith. I will keep trying for the one week I have left. Thanks again for caring. God bless.

A TIP ON GETTING A SUPERVISOR FOR RESEARCH/THESIS BASED M.Sc and Ph.D

First don't just go and mailed any professor in your department, there is a reason why most of the departments in Canadian Universities list all the names, contact, and research interest for all their lecturers, some lecturers also has website or the website of their lab were they list all their research interest, publications, seminars, previous thesis they supervised, the current work going on in their research lab.

Some (like my department) even go to the extend of listings all their graduate students (both M.Sc and Ph.D) with their thesis topics, their supervisors and publications, some schools also collect the previous thesis and publish them online on their website.

So why am I saying all this?

You need to understand that these potential supervisors need to know what you will be contributing to their current research work or what new research topic you had in mind.

As a student who wants to pursue Thesis based M.Sc or Ph.D, you need to at lest know your research interest or what you wanna Work on when you reach Canada, better still it's always an added advantage if you can get a research topic right before you start contacting potential supervisors, I know to must of us Nigerians this is little bit hard since must of our Universities are not research oriented and so must of us doesn't have background in doing research. But that's where the information on the department website and Google can be of help :

- Go through the website of your department and find about the various lectures in the department, and their research interest, if they have website go through it and see their previous Research, if they work in a particular lab in your department go through the website of that lab and find about the current research goin on at the lab.
- Look for students in the department doing research on your area of interest and their current supervisors
- Check previous graduates of the department and go through their published thesis.
- Search Google about your area of interest and the recent developments going on in that particular area
- Make conclusions about the research topic you want based on the information you find from the research you did above, or atlest know what
Part you are interested in and the recent developments going on in that part as regards to your potential supervisor's research interest.

Note: this can take some days so set aside some days and concrete time for this, after all remember you are going for a research in Canada so you might as well start to learn how to go about doing it

After you make your research, get a list of professors that suits your needs and contact them,

Here is some tip for writing the email

Don't just list your previous achievements and start praising the supervisor that you really want to work with them...and calling them all sort of good names, this will hardly help in my opinion, try to make it professional...unlike our Nigerian lectures, these people like to know about your research interest and how serious and dedicated you are, while adding your previous achievements, awards, previous research and publications relevant to your proposed research area is always very important, you should also do some thorought research about what you want to do so that you can tell the professor how passionate you are about doing research and the knowledge you had about the recent developments in that particular area you are interested in, and also the prerequisites and good grades you had.

If you can follow these steps and do some research before contacting supervisors I assure you you wil get some good response from these people, and if you have good grade you might even secure yourself a scholarship if u are lucky the supervisors has some funding to give to students...

Lastly, I'm not expert nor guru, I just share my experience and what I found out through research...so I stand to be corrected smiley

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Re: Travelling To Canada Part 8 by kfrosh: 1:42pm On Jun 13, 2015
Am happy for that dude after how many trials. Congrags CruzAj
Halleluyah ooo grin
hayqinsbFX:
congratulations @cruzaj on your medical mail.....
do i need to be scared no more...

HALLELUYAH SOMEBODY

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Re: Travelling To Canada Part 8 by pickcalmkris: 1:51pm On Jun 13, 2015
Hello House,congrats to all who already got there med calls and congrats in advance to all still waiting...say Amen to that..anyways,abeg house i need to write a detailed letter of intent please can someone be of help please....Thank you

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Re: Travelling To Canada Part 8 by Ugochux(m): 1:57pm On Jun 13, 2015
@CruzAj, congrats oooo...happy for you!
Wow, d snd emails on saturdays too?
*tachycardia*
Re: Travelling To Canada Part 8 by Nobody: 2:05pm On Jun 13, 2015
invincible2006:


A TIP ON GETTING A SUPERVISOR FOR RESEARCH/THESIS BASED M.Sc and Ph.D

First don't just go and mailed any professor in your department, there is a reason why most of the departments in Canadian Universities list all the names, contact, and research interest for all their lecturers, some lecturers also has website or the website of their lab were they list all their research interest, publications, seminars, previous thesis they supervised, the current work going on in their research lab.

Some (like my department) even go to the extend of listings all their graduate students (both M.Sc and Ph.D) with their thesis topics, their supervisors and publications, some schools also collect the previous thesis and publish them online on their website.

So why am I saying all this?

You need to understand that these potential supervisors need to know what you will be contributing to their current research work or what new research topic you had in mind.

As a student who wants to pursue Thesis based M.Sc or Ph.D, you need to at lest know your research interest or what you wanna Work on when you reach Canada, better still it's always an added advantage if you can get a research topic right before you start contacting potential supervisors, I know to must of us Nigerians this is little bit hard since must of our Universities are not research oriented and so must of us doesn't have background in doing research. But that's where the information on the department website and Google can be of help :

- Go through the website of your department and find about the various lectures in the department, and their research interest, if they have website go through it and see their previous Research, if they work in a particular lab in your department go through the website of that lab and find about the current research goin on at the lab.
- Look for students in the department doing research on your area of interest and their current supervisors
- Check previous graduates of the department and go through their published thesis.
- Search Google about your area of interest and the recent developments going on in that particular area
- Make conclusions about the research topic you want based on the information you find from the research you did above, or atlest know what
Part you are interested in and the recent developments going on in that part as regards to your potential supervisor's research interest.

Note: this can take some days so set aside some days and concrete time for this, after all remember you are going for a research in Canada so you might as well start to learn how to go about doing it

After you make your research, get a list of professors that suits your needs and contact them,

Here is some tip for writing the email

Don't just list your previous achievements and start praising the supervisor that you really want to work with them...and calling them all sort of good names, this will hardly help in my opinion, try to make it professional...unlike our Nigerian lectures, these people like to know about your research interest and how serious and dedicated you are, while adding your previous achievements, awards, previous research and publications relevant to your proposed research area is always very important, you should also do some thorought research about what you want to do so that you can tell the professor how passionate you are about doing research and the knowledge you had about the recent developments in that particular area you are interested in, and also the prerequisites and good grades you had.

If you can follow these steps and do some research before contacting supervisors I assure you you wil get some good response from these people, and if you have good grade you might even secure yourself a scholarship if u are lucky the supervisors has some funding to give to students...

Lastly, I'm not expert nor guru, I just share my experience and what I found out through research...so I stand to be corrected smiley
Thanks! I totally agree with what you wrote but my situation is a little different. I did all what you wrote here but did not get any positive responses from my targeted supervisors all for different reasons. My prospective dept needs to approve your application before you can contact a supervisor. My approval came through last Friday and I was given 2 weeks to get a supervisor.
Re: Travelling To Canada Part 8 by Gods1son: 2:10pm On Jun 13, 2015
Congrats @CruzAJ... Where are u... Show face o
Re: Travelling To Canada Part 8 by anthochie: 2:11pm On Jun 13, 2015
Please can someone direct me to the page where a member of this thread talked about shrinking the size of one's docs. My documents have just refused to enter 4 mb ohhh.....I don get headache die....
or better still any ideas anyone....Ur efforts will be very well appreciated..thanks guys
Re: Travelling To Canada Part 8 by Ugochux(m): 2:14pm On Jun 13, 2015
anthochie:
Please can someone direct me to the page where a member of this thread talked about shrinking the size of one's docs. My documents have just refused to enter 4 mb ohhh.....I don get headache die....
or better still any ideas anyone....Ur efforts will be very well appreciated..thanks guys

Google and download 'NXPowerlite'.. Works fine!

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Re: Travelling To Canada Part 8 by lightdotcom: 2:27pm On Jun 13, 2015
Use this site www.smallpdf.com
anthochie:
Please can someone direct me to the page where a member of this thread talked about shrinking the size of one's docs. My documents have just refused to enter 4 mb ohhh.....I don get headache die....
or better still any ideas anyone....Ur efforts will be very well appreciated..thanks guys

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Re: Travelling To Canada Part 8 by Omonjoe(m): 2:28pm On Jun 13, 2015
Congratulations CruzAj! U need come share the testimony urself ooo
Re: Travelling To Canada Part 8 by CruzAj(m): 2:28pm On Jun 13, 2015
Medical mail droped today,
Submitted :24th April 2015 paper route
Bio same day
Medical mail :13th June 2015
Schl: Nova Scotia Community College
PROGRAMM: Diploma in Welding Inspection and Quality Control

I wanna Say Tank U JESUS cos he promised and never failed.... I was surprised when i got the mail from... DO NOT REPLY. I was like on a SATURDAY?
I cudnt believe it i had to check my mail wit other browsers i saw same tin. Tank U all Who hepled in diff ways....@Joefy urs is on the way @Morgan2006 the almaighty shall see u through... @hayqinsbFx Congrats cos u ve made it...@darefestus God shall see u through dnt ever giv up.... @Cocolav, @Yregs u guys encouraged me when my first app was refused.. Tnx so much....@ Ugochux keep d faith
Docs submitted soon....

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Re: Travelling To Canada Part 8 by newacca: 2:30pm On Jun 13, 2015
CruzAj:
Medical mail droped today,
Submitted :24th April 2015 paper route
Bio same day
Medical mail :13th June 2015
Schl: Nova Scotia Community College
PROGRAMM: Diploma in Welding Inspection and Quality Control

I wanna Say Tank U JESUS cos he promised and never failed.... I was surprised when i got the mail from... DO NOT REPLY. I was like on a SATURDAY?
I cudnt believe it i had to check my mail wit other browsers i saw same tin. Tank U all Who hepled in diff ways....@Joefy urs is on the way @Morgan2006 the almaighty shall see u through... @hayqinsbFx Congrats cos u ve made it...@darefestus God shall see u through dnt ever giv up.... @Cocolav, @Yregs u guys encouraged me when my first app was refused.. Tnx so much....@ Ugochux keep d faith
Docs submitted soon....
Congrats! Happy weekend. smiley
Re: Travelling To Canada Part 8 by Nobody: 2:32pm On Jun 13, 2015
CruzAj:
Medical mail droped today,
Submitted :24th April 2015 paper route
Bio same day
Medical mail :13th June 2015
Schl: Nova Scotia Community College
PROGRAMM: Diploma in Welding Inspection and Quality Control

I wanna Say Tank U JESUS cos he promised and never failed.... I was surprised when i got the mail from... DO NOT REPLY. I was like on a SATURDAY?
I cudnt believe it i had to check my mail wit other browsers i saw same tin. Tank U all Who hepled in diff ways....@Joefy urs is on the way @Morgan2006 the almaighty shall see u through... @hayqinsbFx Congrats cos u ve made it...@darefestus God shall see u through dnt ever giv up.... @Cocolav, @Yregs u guys encouraged me when my first app was refused.. Tnx so much....@ Ugochux keep d faith
Docs submitted soon....

Congratulations!!! Your resilience has finally paid.
Re: Travelling To Canada Part 8 by Ugochux(m): 2:39pm On Jun 13, 2015
@CruzAj

Congrats once more..
The Faith is strong bro...the good Lord who did it for you guys will surely do it for me oo, Amen..
Miraculous Saturday mail!!!!!
Re: Travelling To Canada Part 8 by NaD720: 2:50pm On Jun 13, 2015
CruzAj:
Medical mail droped today,
Submitted :24th April 2015 paper route
Bio same day
Medical mail :13th June 2015
Schl: Nova Scotia Community College
PROGRAMM: Diploma in Welding Inspection and Quality Control

I wanna Say Tank U JESUS cos he promised and never failed.... I was surprised when i got the mail from... DO NOT REPLY. I was like on a SATURDAY?
I cudnt believe it i had to check my mail wit other browsers i saw same tin. Tank U all Who hepled in diff ways....@Joefy urs is on the way @Morgan2006 the almaighty shall see u through... @hayqinsbFx Congrats cos u ve made it...@darefestus God shall see u through dnt ever giv up.... @Cocolav, @Yregs u guys encouraged me when my first app was refused.. Tnx so much....@ Ugochux keep d faith
Docs submitted soon....


Wow, Congrats bro! The tensions are finally over!
Re: Travelling To Canada Part 8 by CruzAj(m): 2:51pm On Jun 13, 2015
Ugochux:
@CruzAj

Congrats once more..
The Faith is strong bro...the good Lord who did it for you guys will surely do it for me oo, Amen..
Miraculous Saturday mail!!!!!
Yes broda he will do it.

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Re: Travelling To Canada Part 8 by CruzAj(m): 2:52pm On Jun 13, 2015
JohnDuke259:


Congratulations!!! Your resilience has finally paid.
Yes bro.... no time Tnx.

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Re: Travelling To Canada Part 8 by morgan2006(m): 2:57pm On Jun 13, 2015
Thanks so much CruzAj, I wish u success in your glittering career.


CruzAj:
Medical mail droped today,
Submitted :24th April 2015 paper route
Bio same day
Medical mail :13th June 2015
Schl: Nova Scotia Community College
PROGRAMM: Diploma in Welding Inspection and Quality Control

I wanna Say Tank U JESUS cos he promised and never failed.... I was surprised when i got the mail from... DO NOT REPLY. I was like on a SATURDAY?
I cudnt believe it i had to check my mail wit other browsers i saw same tin. Tank U all Who hepled in diff ways....@Joefy urs is on the way @Morgan2006 the almaighty shall see u through... @hayqinsbFx Congrats cos u ve made it...@darefestus God shall see u through dnt ever giv up.... @Cocolav, @Yregs u guys encouraged me when my first app was refused.. Tnx so much....@ Ugochux keep d faith
Docs submitted soon....

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Re: Travelling To Canada Part 8 by kennykentipsy: 3:00pm On Jun 13, 2015
congrats @CruzAj ... I and other people awaiting Trv will receive medical mail by God's grace
does the medical mail comes from cic or vfs ?? let me start getting my hopes high
Re: Travelling To Canada Part 8 by CoCoLav(f): 3:33pm On Jun 13, 2015
@CruzAJ I'm excited for you. Congrats! Your first refusal got us stumped cos it wasn't reasonable.
Re: Travelling To Canada Part 8 by Xplicit007: 3:46pm On Jun 13, 2015
Pls I need clarity on this. Did everyone who got medical emails or have done medicals paid their tuition fees before applying. for TRV?
Make una give me reply plsss
Re: Travelling To Canada Part 8 by Asumns: 3:59pm On Jun 13, 2015
CruzAj:
Yes bro.... no time Tnx.

@CruzAj, I am happy for u. Ur testimony already inspired me. ....
Re: Travelling To Canada Part 8 by Nobody: 4:11pm On Jun 13, 2015
CruzAj:
Medical mail droped today,
Submitted :24th April 2015 paper route
Bio same day
Medical mail :13th June 2015
Schl: Nova Scotia Community College
PROGRAMM: Diploma in Welding Inspection and Quality Control

Congratulations man! U an inspiration to me n so many
Re: Travelling To Canada Part 8 by CruzAj(m): 4:24pm On Jun 13, 2015
kennykentipsy:
congrats @CruzAj ... I and other people awaiting Trv will receive medical mail by God's grace
does the medical mail comes from cic or vfs ?? let me start getting my hopes high
Amen.... It comes from Cic Ghana

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Re: Travelling To Canada Part 8 by CruzAj(m): 4:24pm On Jun 13, 2015
morgan2006:
Thanks so much CruzAj, I wish u success in your glittering career.


Tnx Morgan

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Re: Travelling To Canada Part 8 by CruzAj(m): 4:26pm On Jun 13, 2015
CoCoLav:
@CruzAJ I'm excited for you. Congrats! Your first refusal got us stumped cos it wasn't reasonable.
yea.... I guess they didnt ve a choice dis time.
Re: Travelling To Canada Part 8 by jessicajessa(f): 4:33pm On Jun 13, 2015
anthochie:
Please can someone direct me to the page where a member of this thread talked about shrinking the size of one's docs. My documents have just refused to enter 4 mb ohhh.....I don get headache die....
or better still any ideas anyone....Ur efforts will be very well appreciated..thanks guys
https://www.nairaland.com/2035081/travelling-canada-part-7/490.....wen doing that l suggest you mk use of m'word 2010...after compressing the docs(from the instruction given on that post) you convert it immediately into pdf by clicking on file....scroll down to save and send click on it, then the part where you see file types....click on create pdf and save it (that's the most easiest and straight forward way in my opinion).

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