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  1. This is a great point, the discipline OP choses could result in at least a semester worth of pre requisite courses that he wouldn't get in other disciplines. IMO if you want to make the MCAT easier and hit some pre reqs you should consider: biomedical engineering (if your school has it), then chemical engineering, then everything else. Though this will vary from school to school (especially since biomedical engineering can be lumped in with a number of different disciplines)
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    Med Schools Outside of Canada GPA Calculations

    Correct me if I'm wrong but don't american schools generally have a number of pre requisite courses (which I imagine you don't have if you've only taken 4 science courses)?
  3. Just my $0.02, but I would probably move to a different province (one of the territories, Nova Scotia, or Newfoundland) before I applied abroad.
  4. interesting, mine is still "submitted on"
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    Anyone in edmonton?
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    TA application

    I know this isnt hugely helpful, but for mine I just described the relevant courses I took that would help me understand the course material. Basically "I took ____ which focused on _______ and got and A+". I also followed up with a direct email to the prof but that might have been overkill.
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    TPR Vs Kaplan level of detail

    Just my $0.02, Kaplan doesn't have enough P/S or Biochem. If you get Kaplan download the KA notes from /r/mcat. EDIT: no one listen to me, I have kaplan mixed up with examkrackers. Sorry!
  8. Sorry if this is a brutal question, unfortunately I don't know many people who have applied to medical school. Are there any resources out there regarding how to write a good application for the UofA, all I've really seen is that its good to highlight the CanMEDs roles.
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    Is there a way to get out of the MCAT this Friday?

    As far as I know your only option is to VOID the MCAT on test day (or not show up which would have the same result). For the record I think this has been discussed on the MCAT subreddit
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    CASPer Test!

    Is Casper something people study for?
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    Most important physics topics - planning to skim review

    https://www.kaptest.com/static/pdf/ktp-mcat-quicksheets.pdf Thanks for that just found them, VERY helpful. Is it fair to say that they cover everything that needs to be understood and the rest is background information or are they more of a highlight reel of the important stuff?
  12. Thanks definitely very helpful, really appreciate it. I've been studying (wrong) for about a month and I'm writing august 10th so we will see!
  13. I would love some details, specifically regarding how you retained all the information. Currently I'm just working through exam Krackers , while taking notes and then reviewing notes, but I'm having a hard time remembering all the terms. Any suggestions? Maybe Q-cards or something?
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    2019 Application

    I would be down, majored in eng so I don't really know any premeds..
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    Lacklustre/lacking extracurriculars

    Out of curiosity what kind of GPA or MCAT would you consider capable of breaking an application? or does it vary province by province significantly?