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  1. All I did was read the Kaplan DAT book, but I also did the MCAT so I studied from those books too.
  2. You should be fine. I got a 16 on my MDT but an AA of 26. MDT shouldn't matter for schools that don't need it.
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    EC for UWO?

    From last year's application I just listed all the things I've done and the dates. It's all inputted into their online application. It'll be arranged according to date. It's best to not have large gaps between activities from my guess.
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    Canadian DAT Biology

    I'm going to cast my vote for developmental biology and biochemistry. From what I can remember, just the Kaplan book was good enough for ecology and evolution. Also, biochemistry is good for that 1.0 credit that schools are looking for.
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    Any chance for interviews?

    Kinda hard to say about your chances. To me it seems borderline as an undergrad student. GPA is okay DAT is okay. Nothing seems "stellar" about either one. If your DAT is amazing or GPA is amazing or both then I could say you have a decent shot, but right now not really. If, however, you did a Masters then you would have a decent shot but that would mean spending an extra 2 years. Also English was a nightmare for me. I took it in 4th year and ended with a 66%. RIP. But anyway don't take my word 100% I could very well be wrong. It's just my own speculation.
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    Thoughts on Kaplan DAT prep?

    I used only the Kaplan DAT book and it basically worked well for me. PAT section was a bit on the "easy" side compared to the actual exam especially the angles section. The same for RC. The sciences were good.
  7. Just nail the DAT and you should be pretty good. I had 3.73 GPA (plus a Master's). I volunteer at a hospital and I also work at Kumon (funnily enough). Now I'm accepted and going to UofT (UofT peeps like graduate students from what I've heard).
  8. Woooo pre-reg package came! Feeling excited
  9. Whaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa well that was contrary to what I heard. Well I guess it counts for UBC then!
  10. Cell bio counted toward USask's requirement but not UBC's At first USask said I was missing my biochem requirement, but I emailed them and they said it was their mistake and cell bio counted. Sources: Myself from my 2018 application.
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    Next steps/Chances?

    I could very well be an exception at UofT, but I had a 3.73 GPA and did a thesis based Masters with 26AA and 21PAT. I don't think my ECs were outstanding in any way as well. I ended up getting an interview and eventually an acceptance. I think you totally have a shot!
  12. I believe that should fulfill the requirement. "Students registering in 1st year are required to obtain certification of satisfactory completion of (a) a Canadian Red Cross Society or St. John's Ambulance course in First Aid (or its equivalent) and (b) a CPR Basic Rescuer course before they may register in first year of the D.D.S. pro­gram." Standard first aid should fulfill part A and CPR-C should fulfill part B.
  13. Title says it all. Just curious so I can plan vacation stuff. Thanks!
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    UofT Chances

    Yes, I was IP.
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    UofT Chances

    I think your chances could be very very slim, but it MAY be possible. I'm not too sure what your GPA is on the 4.0 scale and what UofT looks at when they look at the American DAT, but based on solely my experience, I had a 3.71 cGPA with a 26 AA on the Canadian DAT. In addition, I also have a thesis-based Master's degree under my belt as well, which, in total, granted me an interview invite and eventually an acceptance from UofT.