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Do Schools In Ontario And Canada Really Don't Care About Number Of Retakes?


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#1 victorias

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Posted 19 March 2017 - 05:38 PM

Do schools in Ontario and Canada really don't care about number of retakes? 

 

All the scores are reported by AAMC so adcoms can see it all - do they don't look at that at all? Is it all about meeting cutoffs on the most recent attempt to be considered for a full application review/interview?  

 

 


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#2 jul059

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Posted 20 March 2017 - 03:36 AM

I know that Memorial in St. John's does :
 

 

The Admissions Committee will consider all writings of the MCAT and take into consideration improvement; students must release all test scores to CaRMS.

 

Maybe others do too, but it's true that most of them don't.

 

http://www.med.mun.c...s/MCAT-(1).aspx



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Posted 22 March 2017 - 04:29 PM

Any insight on Ontario schools?



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Posted 22 March 2017 - 11:29 PM

Any insight on Ontario schools?

 

look at the schools' info on the omsas website


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Posted 23 March 2017 - 02:55 AM

look at the schools' info on the omsas website

 

always the best advice - as I understand it, they really don't care. 


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Posted 23 March 2017 - 02:27 PM

U of C uses the highest MCAT score in their calculation, however, the admission committee looks at all your previous MCAT scores when they are giving you the subjective academic assessment score.

 

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Posted 11 April 2017 - 04:03 PM

Some look at your most recent, others your best, but I don't think any really care how many times you wrote it (yay!)






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