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  1. Hello everyone! I am a first-time applicant to NOSM and I had a few questions regarding NOSM's interview format and some logistics. I understand that NOSM uses MMI's but I could not find anything on their website or on this forum regarding the number of stations, length, rest stations, location of prompts etc. If anyone has any previous experience with NOSM's MMI format, I would love to hear a bit more about the process so I can become a bit more familiar with it! Next, I have never been up to Thunder Bay before so I would like any recommendations for accommodations in the area. I will be flying in and am planning on staying a night or so. I will probably be using the taxi the morning of (unless the accommodations are close to the Port Arther Health Centre), but I would love to know if there are any hotels or such that have shuttles to the airports. Also, I have heard that there will be a shuttle from the interview centre to NOSM afterwards so perhaps I should find someplace near the university? Any thoughts or guidance here would be appreciated! Thank you for your help and good luck to everyone
  2. A little late but thought I should add to the thread! Timestamp: 9:28am (Jan 10, 2018) Interview: Yes!! GPA: 3.91 Context: Lived in rural (but not Northern Ontario) town for most of my life ECs: President roles in a couple of student organizations, research (presentations, conferences, pubs in the works), hospital volunteer, patient intake volunteer in medical clinic, mentorship roles, etc. Non-trad?: No # of previous applications: Zero Interview Location/Date/Time: Thunder Bay Super excited to interview at NOSM and see the Thunder Bay campus!!
  3. Hey everyone, I apologize for my ignorance but I'm having some trouble determining my stats as an OOP applicant. Firstly, I have done a raw conversion from a 4.0 to 4.5 scale and averaged 4.22. I understand that the university drops your lowest courses based on the number of "credit hours" (https://umanitoba.ca/faculties/health_sciences/medicine/admissions/8840.html) but I cannot seem to understand how these work. Could someone explain to me what one course is equivalent to in credit hours? Next, I browsed the stats for the 2020 class and it appears that OOP had 522+ MCAT scores. Is there any chance for me with my agpa (which would be higher if I drop a few courses in the calculation) and MCAT score of 511 to get an interview? If my chances are essentially zero, I would like to know so I can forgo my application to this school for the upcoming cycle. Thank you for your help!
  4. Same rejection email here. Time to get 'em next round! To those still waiting, it means there is still a chance for you! And huge congrats to those who have accepted their offers this cycle
  5. It does appear that the waitlist has moved a bit, but not nearly as much as expected. A friend of mine also got off the waitlist this past Wednesday (May 24)!
  6. Congratulations!! By letter, do you mean email? Also, have you heard of anyone else moving off the waitlist?
  7. I have yet to hear back as well. The struggle is real :'( If anyone reading this thread has any relevant/recent information regarding UofT waitlist (ex. numbers, movement, if anyone you know has gotten off the waitlist recently), it would be immensely helpful for all of us currently waiting if you could contribute to this thread!
  8. TIME STAMP: Mar 14 @ 4:37pm EST Interview Date: April 8 Result: Invite cGPA: 3.89, not eligible for reweighting (OMSAS) MCAT: above cutoffs ECs: conference presentation, 1 pub submitted, tutor, president of academic club, long-term research assistant (involved in several other studies), accessibility services mentor, medical first responder since first year, other exec positions Essays: Left them to the last minute, I felt good about it given the time I had (based my answers around the 4 clusters and CanMEDS framework) but I didn't have many others read over my answers.. I was worried that my lack of time spent on these would be the rejecting factor Year: 3rd year UG Geography: IP Was expecting 4/4 no interviews this round. Really surprised that this is the school that invited me (relatively lower GPA & rushed essays). Good luck to everyone interviewing, and if you are still waiting, don't lose hope yet! Super excited to meet many of you on the 8th!!
  9. REGRETS Date Stamp: 24/01/2017- 4:22PM Location: IP Stream: English wGPA: 3.89 Current year:3rd year UG ECs: conference presentation, 1 pub submitted, tutor, president of clubs, research assistant, accessibility services mentor, (too) many exec positions Casper: Thought it was okay.. didn't do that much practice Historically, Ottawa requires you to have a really good GPA for interviews so I didn't really expect anything. Good luck to everyone if you got an interview! If not, don't lose hope yet!
  10. (Wed Jan 18 @ 9:39am) Regrets GPA: 3.89 Casper: Didn't think it was too bad but didn't prepare much for it CARS: 126 IP 3rd year UG tbh I didn't have high hopes for this school given my stats.. good luck to everyone who got interviews and those who are still waiting!
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