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  1. Unlimited. Yes it is true.
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    UBC Invite/Regrets 2019

    Only conditional if you're in 3rd year/meeting the 90 credit requirement this academic year.
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    DDS or keep applying to MD?

    Have several people in my class that are applying to medicine while attending dental school.
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    UBC Invite/Regrets 2019

    The waitlist was exhausted last year to the point where the school had to call people they originally rejected to fill the seats.
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    Caution about DATbootcamp

    For the record, the only resource I spent money on was Bootcamp and I had a 26 RC on the cDAT. Would it have been nice for Bootcamp to inform that cDAT only gives 50 minutes on the RC? Sure.
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    UBC over all average calculation

    First year. Academic year = September to August
  7. 1a. Use the search function 1b. 2. Sift through that list based on any changes/your stats
  8. ^ what they said. But to answer your question, I think it's a good start to compare what other corporates are doing e.g. Save on Foods does a premium (dependent on how far the area is) on top of their base wage (~$35-37) + $0.xx/km if it's far but still driveable; otherwise, just reimburse for the plane ticket + per diem food costs which is ~$40-50/day. If you can provide something similar or better, I feel like there will be RPhs willing to take on the job.
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    The slow decay of dentistry

    Strongly agree with this post, especially the bolded parts. It's unfortunate that it's probably too late for countries like Canada and the US provide dental care at a national level, like NHS in UK. Personally, I'd be okay having our salaries decreased if it means more people can have access to dental care. To my knowledge, average dentists earn £40k-£80, and specialists can earn up to £100k, which turns out to be around $70k-$135k for general dentists and ~$170k for specialists. I feel the whole profession is built on sand and it's due for some sort of a crash within the next few decades or so. It will start with the saturation and subsequently corporations leveraging the decreased patient:dentist ratio along with the perpetually increasing tuition to make dental care into a product as opposed to a service. Once that is achieved, it will see a similar fate as pharmacy. (See: Dentistry in the USA)
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    The slow decay of dentistry

    Yeah nothing too significant, just annoying how obvious of a moneygrab it is though
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    The slow decay of dentistry

    https://tst-dentistry.sites.olt.ubc.ca/files/2018/11/International_DMD_Program_Flier-UBC_Dentistry.pdf UBC now opening the door for international applicants to get a DMD in Canada. Cost of attendance over 100k/year.
  12. If you qualify for the adjusted academic average (i.e. if it is applicable for you to use the adjusted academic average), this means your adjusted must be greater than 85%. If you do not qualify for the adjusted academic average (i.e. if it is not applicable for you to use the adjusted academic average), then your overall academic average must be greater than 85%.
  13. https://med.nyu.edu/education/md-degree/md-affordability-financial-aid Thoughts or comments/concerns? This effectively will make NYU one of the hardest schools to get into (not that it isn't already, but moreso). Its CoA will only comprised of the living expenses (~30k/year)
  14. https://med.nyu.edu/education/md-degree/md-affordability-financial-aid Thoughts or comments/concerns? While other USA schools may follow suit, I don't believe it will be of interest for Canadian schools, given their affordability already.
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    The slow decay of dentistry

    And really, I agree with your points for the most part. A lot of this has to do with politics in my opinion (immigration, accepting professionals from all countries, not just USA/Ireland/etc). To play politics, you need to involve money. The equivalency process generates millions of dollars in revenue, where they have the test 3 times a year: https://ndeb-bned.ca/en/non-accredited/fees for non-accredited school graduates https://ndeb-bned.ca/en/accredited/fees for accredited school graduates There is zero incentive for NDEB to think about limiting the seats. Perhaps adding more hurdles i.e generating more revenue through processing fees might be plausible but how would one lobby for that? It would be more feasible in terms of logistics to start a change at the provincial level, i.e. CDSBC, RCDSO, ADAC. It is one of the reasons why I refer to states like New York and Delaware where they have a mandatory 1 year residency requirement. Have the revenue generated by the resident divided for the clinic sponsoring the residency, the provincial governing body, and a stipend for the resident. The governing body gains money, the owner of the clinic gains money, the resident loses a year of income in the hopes of protecting their job outlook.
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