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  2. Distancea


    I know people with a lower gpa than yours in my class rn. Work hard on CASPER and u will have a very decent shot at the interview.
  3. Don't know if I'm just completely blind or missing something obvious but how do you remove things from your application? For example, originally I thought I was going to apply to 3 schools, but now I'm only applying to 2, and can't figure out to "unselect" that school. Also, I accidentally added in one of my verifiers twice and now I don't know how to delete the second entry, any ideas? Thanks for any help!
  4. CardiacArrhythmia

    Course Level Question

    So if I got this right, your credits in your degree follows like this: 1st year = 4 FCE (Fall/Winter) + 1 FCE in Spring 2nd year = 4 FCE (Fall/Winter) + 0.5 FCE in Spring 3rd year = 5 FCE (Fall/Spring) 4th year = 4.5 FCE (Fall/Winter) So the way Ottawa calculates wGPA is that you have to have 5 FCE per academic year (Sept-April) adhering to at least 4 on-campus courses PER SEMESTER given that you have ADDITIONAL credits in another academic year or you took it for the summer term. To first answer your question, your 2nd spring term 0.5 FCE course won't go to your 4th year because it's not an additional credit, since that year has not reached the required 5 FCE per academic year yet. Since you are not on a coop program, your 3rd year is ineligible for the wGPA calculation, since a full spring term does not replace a full semester in an academic year (Sept-April), unless you are on coop. However, in this scenario, your 2nd and 4th year are also ineligible for the wGPA calculation because they don't contain a total 5.0 FCE, since you don't have any additional credits to spare in any of the academic terms or spring terms. Now, what you can do is that, if you have not graduated yet, take a spring term and add two courses, after completing those additional two courses, those credits can be add towards your 2nd year and 4th year, so your wGPA will be based on your 1st, 2nd, and 4th year. Note, if you decide to do 2 more spring courses, they have to be towards a degree in order for them to be eligible for use. Hopefully that helps.
  5. Bro I already PM'd you specifically if you wanted to practice because we've been in the same boat for years haha but you never responded. Please join my Facebook group.
  6. CardiacArrhythmia

    Inputting Number of Hours on Application

    sorry I probably wasn't clear. You need to put the total hours on your application but you should format it like this "total hours (hr/week OR hr/month). You state the total hours first, then you state in brackets the hours per week or month. So for example you did an activity, for example a food bank, for 300 hours you woould put in the hours of commitment as: 300 hours (8 hrs/week).
  7. Can someone please take a look at my top 10s? I have absolutely no idea what I am doing and I have nothing to compare to.
  8. dumbebell

    Omsas scale

    Hey Thank you. That was helpful. I did search it but only found one post specifically about Saskatchewan. Since I go to U of S, our grades are raw and reported as if. Thats why I confused. It makese sense now. Fortunately MCAT is not the issue but 3.79 is too low *sigh*
  9. Le cours que tu dois te méfier surtout c'est physio, biochimie et nutrition et alimentaire (qui a beaucoup de matières). Travaille fort sur ces 3 cours là et tu devrais t'en sortir!
  10. Yup. Totally agreed. This part of medicine truly sucks.
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  12. garceyues

    OMSAS confusion

    I do not have my MCAT score yet. Will this effect my ability to select/see that option? I do not see the "My reports" area in the drop down menu on the MCAT reporting site.
  13. This. And I think there might be an online version of the dentalschoolexplorer book some where online
  14. I'm really surprised. Usually the NPs play nice with residents. It's impossible to address as an individual. If you complain to the university, they don't really care. They give you lip service but have no interest in really fixing the problem as they care more about academic staff than residents or med students. And if the staff finds out about the complaint you are at very high risk of retaliatory vindictice actions (by that staff or others) or being specifically targeted with in the future. And that risks your future career. Unfortunately the safest thing overall in most situations is to shut your mouth and take the abuse so that you can finish residency and move on with your life.
  15. I would say the content on DATCrusher is much better than bootcamp, especially because crusher is meant for the Canadian DAT and has printable PAT generators which are significantly better than bootcamp’s generators. lol In fact I had 7-8 biol and chem questions on the real DAT that were from Crusher. Besides Crusher, there's also DATDestroyer which is an amazing learning tool that truly helped me master the chemistry section.. @Anita1010 Most of the resources out there are meant for the American DAT so I would be careful with what you choose since there are differences between the American and Canadian DAT. And I would recommend gooing on CDA's website and checking out the list of topics that will show up on the Canadian DAT and then do content review on those topics regardless of the resource that you use. Once you've done your main content review, I would recommend doing practice tests every 1-2 weeks leading up to the Canadia DAT. Best of luck!
  16. Resident. Yeap it did happen. I am off-service for general surgery, and the NP in question was fairly senior. I didn't take it personally. They are definitely even worse with the medical students. It's very difficult to address intimidation in clerkship & residency, as you know that these individuals are evaluating you and are above you, which is unfortunate.
  17. Are you a resident or a med student? I can't imagine an NP ever yelling at a resident. Med students on the other hand.... Either way, medicine has way to many self important moody dickheads. It's worse in academic centers in my experience. It would never be tolerated in most other industries.
  18. Hi! On Omsas, it says that your entries will be sorted chronologically within each category, but as I am entering in my stuff, its not being chronologically sorted. Will this happen only after Ive submitted it the application or do I have to now go back and manually do it myself? Thanks for your help!
  19. thanks @vino ! How about my MCAT?
  20. So what I'm getting out of this is that no matter what, we have to in some way put either hr/month or hr/week. There is no choice to do total.
  21. medicineandchill

    Inputting Number of Hours on Application

    Sorry, I'm just a bit confused by this. Is it okay to put total hours in general (ie. 285 hours) for volunteer work and then for work say 8 hrs/week?
  22. iSpawnTrapInMW2

    Course Level Question

    Hey, thanks for the reply. I am not in a coop program. Am I ineligible to apply to Ottawa then?
  23. SomethingCool

    Omsas scale

    UWO alum here, This I am sure has been answered time and time again but to find your OMSAS GPA, you generally take the grade in each class in the year and divide by number of credits. That's for OMSAS, some other schools use your average in %. When I calculate GPA, single semester courses count as 1 and full year courses count twice (look at the example below). With your grades (your 6 credits is a full year presumably, I'll refer to it accordingly) this is how I'd do it using the OMSAS scale for uwo: Course 1 = 94 (full-year, count it twice) = 4.0*2 Course 2 = 80 = 3.7*2 Course 3 = 82 = 3.7 Calculate the GPA for each course, then at the end divide by 10 (where each single semester course contributes 1 to the denominator and full-year courses each contribute 2 to denom) If my assumptions on your credit hours are correct, your omsas undergrad gpa for that year is 3.79. For cumulative GPA you do the above for each year, summate them, and then divide by total number of years. Now I'm just curious, why are you getting your grades in lecture/semester hours and not as 0.5 and 1.0 credits? Whats your major?
  24. VictorLin0725

    Residency based on University Location?

    Ha, great place to live for sure...just not my cup of tea
  25. En ce moment, je suis en kinésiologie dans le but d'augmenter mes notes et j'ai quelques questions à propos des cours que j'ai et surtout des examens. Je vous demande s'ils y a des personnes qui puissent m'éclairer Mes cours sont les suivants: Physiologie de l'exrcice, Anatomie fonctionnelle, Intervention individuelle et de groupe, Méthode de recherche en kinésiologie
  26. Kin1822

    Cours Kinésiologie

    Est-ce que tu te rappelle un peu de la répartition pour chaque examen (choix multiple, développement long ou court, problème de statistique)?
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