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lemon_tree last won the day on August 13 2018

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  1. They’ll take your most recent two year gpa and the marks of your science courses. Some speculate that just marks and dat get you an interview. Most people have 85+ at least. If you are serious about it you might want to buck up and take 5 courses each semester and get over 90 and apply next year! Or do a supplemental year if you feel your gpa is too low after that.. also they don’t care about what course you got a bad mark in outside of the pre reqs! So even if those were bad they don’t really care. Get 100 in those
  2. I think both are great, however I did not shadow that much. I think your ecs are a big part of the process. But nobody knows for sure!
  3. Some people speculate that the February dat is “easier” because some schools in Canada only accept the November one for application cycles. Since you are scaled among the test takers, some smarter people would not be taking the feb one... I personally think it doesn’t really matter, I feel like most people just prepare for the second one better haha
  4. I had a similar choice between western and dal but chose dal for money and proximity to family. The amount I would save on flights and moving expenses plus being able to return home to my friends sold it for me. But if you don’t care about that at all you will probabaly get the same or similar education at both schools... haha I am so not helpful
  5. You did more volunteering than me and your gpa is similar to mine and I got accepted into western. Interview and dat!!
  6. Athabasca uni is good for online lab courses.. I took physiology and it counted as having a lab course at my uni. They sent me lab stuff in the mail and I would mail or enter my labs online..Worth checking out if youre desperate. Or summer course?
  7. Last year was around June 6 or something like that! Sooo long of a wait..
  8. If GPA is the only thing stopping you from doing med (which sounds like you are more interested in), you should do a 5th year! Also, I have friends who are in med and they have only done 1 years worth of experience/volunteering, so it really depends on how you present yourself at an interview as well..
  9. Well do you want to study dentistry or medicine? Haha they are quite different in terms of jobs. Can always do a 5th year if you need too!!!! You have a lot of EC so maybe med? Haha maybe shadow some dentists to see if you even like it though...
  10. What kind of insect problems? Like bed bugs or....bit of a clean freak here
  11. That is awesome!!!! i also have no idea where to live in London I want to be near the school but have no clue at all
  12. I don't know how you are waiting that long i called my parents .2 seconds after i opened the page freaking out!! Congratulations
  13. Accepted!! GPA: 91% DAT (AA/RC/PAT): 23/19/21 Interview performance (personal opinion): I thought it went good! I just really be friendly. I tried to explain EVERYTHING I would do in a situation, from taking a deep breath to my thought process as if I was in the real situation. Also so so friendly, they laughed when I messed up my words and told me to take my time. Just seemed more of a conversation than an interview minus the scribbling they were doing on their papers. We had a good chat after it was all done too. IP/OOP: OOP Year: BSc completed two years ago As for my EC, I shadowed two different dentists, not that long or anything. Worked all throughout undergrad and I did some research too
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