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  1. boggie111

    Accepting/Receiving Multiple Admissions Offers

    Yes you have to accept Dalhousie’s offer by their deadline and then lose the Dal deposit if you accept another offer in May.
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    Supplementary Application Help

    Agreed with all of the above - while keeping in mind that you should write your essay with the CanMEDS roles in mind, it's absolutely PARAMOUNT that you talk about what you have learned through your experience and how that relates to why you want to study medicine (e.g., learned the importance of humility through experience A, which will be invaluable in medicine because of reason A, B, C...you get the idea).
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    NS Waitlist Poll

  4. Hey I got in with a very similar score, keep up the hope!
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    Grand Rounds and Other ways to stand out

    Agree with above completely. Same thing happened at my school as well. Being sycophantic to the point of annoyance rarely works in your favour.
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    Accepted 2019

    Don’t worry guys, when it’s match day for residency you’ll be given the day and exact time. I found knowing exactly when your faith is decided was more stressful than just waking up one day with an email in your inbox. But until then, good luck to all applicants and stay strong!
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    Electives in Surgical Speciality

    I think doing internal, emerg, and rads electives to get a “broad” experience is a good idea and they “work” (I.e., you can defend doing electives in them if asked at interview) with whatever you end up applying to. But I’d say do at least 8-10 weeks of electives in your desired speciality and afterwards you can broaden. Unless you want to back up with smth else, then consider doing some of those electives pre-CaRMS to get letters.
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    Accepted 2019

    Yep, my year it was Mar 17th. This was back in 2015.
  9. I don't think my verifiers were contacted when I applied.
  10. No one can really answer this question for you except for the admission committee, so I would say don't worry about things that you cannot control and just stay positive!
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    Rural med site suggestions

    I did a rotation in Truro and it was lovely. I did Emerg and it's all run by fam docs + 1 - very knowledgeable, friendly, keen on teaching, and warm. Great place.
  12. I'm going to do one later this year, but I know classmates who have done rotations there. What is your question?
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    Anonymous Oop Waitlist Poll

    Keep up the hope guys!! The OOP waitlist will move quite a bit when the Ontario schools release their decision in May!