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  1. Hi there, I had applied to pharmacy and med school at the same time during my first cycle three years ago. I got Rs at all my med schools before interviews so I can't really answer all your questions, but I got into pharmacy so I can address a bit. I can say that I don't think it's that common a back-up, most of the students in my pharmacy class knew that's what they had wanted to do. Of course maybe not everyone is willing to share that it was their plan B... but our school also has a pretty low dropout rate so not many people going back to med (though this could be because they gave up now that they're in a professional program). If your cousin has experience volunteering or working in a pharmacy and can see themselves enjoying that then it's great, but the pharmacy profession is in a weird place right now. In Ontario, they've been pushing to gain prescribing rights and were only able to get this recently but the legislation putting it into action is still in the works. On the other hand, automation and electronic stuff is constantly threatening the future of pharmacy. The market is also very saturated right now especially in GTA. In my experience - I really enjoyed learning in school, but being in a community pharmacy environment and contending with stuff like insurance and irate patients and corporate shenanigans like cutting hours for the staff etc is what really pushed me away from it. If your cousin has any specific questions feel free to PM me and I'll be happy to help however I can.
  2. Same!! Omg I hope you end up selecting Mac! I am keeping my fingers crossed for your WLs too but would love to have you as a classmate
  3. Thank you so much! Congrats on your acceptance too, and I see you have some WLs too. I hope to have you as a future classmate, but best of luck on those too. I hope you get all the acceptances so you have the freedom of selection. I'm gonna keep an eye out to see what you end up choosing!! so excited for you
  4. Result: Accepted (Hamilton) Timestamp: 12:00 AM on OMSAS (email 8:06 am) cGPA: below avg CARS: above avg CASPer: felt bad about it immediately after submitting, but felt better after some time. Year: completed BSc, 3rd yr pharmacy Geography: IP Button: NO did not have button before YES I WILL BE ACCEPTING!!
  5. I got an offer to McMaster and I did not have the button before. My button was visible with the offer. Best of luck to all of you and congratulations to those with offers.
  6. I'm referring to the checking again the next day, if you don't see something right away. Do they mean next day like May 13?
  7. Next day like May 13? Or sometime later in the day on May 12
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