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  1. Has anyone heard anything from UBC admissions regarding the interview invite dates? I looked at the dates they posted for the actual interviews and it's one day earlier than last year so it's possible it will be one day earlier this year for invites ie: December 3rd this year instead of 4th like last year.
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    MCAT

    If we miss the MCAT cut off by 1 point in cars but received a very high score overall, have a 4.0 gpa and strong Ecs is there a potential this will be overlooked? In previous years I have heard it is possible.
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    Chances?

    I'm being serious I'm just worried cause it's like I feel like I worked so hard and may end up empty handed cause of my cars on that one day. Wasn't sure if they look at overall or section scores post interview and how it's viewed, if anyone has any idea please let me know!
  4. I'm an OOP applicant cGPA: 94.6%, have a lot of extra cuticulars with lab experience (5 labs, awards for presentations etc). I was on the varsity swim team at my school, went to Olympic trials, and won Canadian university championship with swimming. I recently received my MCAT 518 (132/124/131/131) I know overall this is a good score and that I met the cut offs. However, if I get an interview will it be an automatic rejection because my score in cars is lower than the average admitted from previous years? It sucks because I was getting 129 cars before the test but nerves hit me like a brick. Please let me know your thoughts!!
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    uOttawa Interview 2018 Discussion

    English or French?
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    uOttawa Interview 2018 Discussion

    Yes a lot of people haven't heard anything yet
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    uOttawa Interview 2018 Discussion

    If someone gets a reject can they let us know...
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    uOttawa Interview 2018 Discussion

    Did you get an email already?
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    uOttawa Interview 2018 Discussion

    I just called it's 5:30 pm onwards
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    uOttawa Interview 2018 Discussion

    They probably just said at 4:30 because when it wasn't posted at 4:30 no one could call and ask them about it
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    Casper typing speed

    what book is that from?
  12. I'm currently an undergrad heading into my 3rd year of my degree this fall and wanted some advice to see if there was anything I should add to my application for Ottawa u med this coming fall. wGPA: 3.99 (OMSAS scale) Stream: English Research: Worked in 3 labs during my first year summer using fMRI, EEG etc. This summer currently working at UHN as a researcher in an immunology lab (P.I has MD and PhD) co-authoring 1 or 2 papers by the end of work term and competing at a poster conference in August Awards: 2x Dean's list, UROP scholarship, awards for highest mark in some courses, 2x Academic All Canadian EC's: Varsity swim team, CIS champion, 2x OUA champion, competed at Olympic trials and Pan Am trials, volunteered to help teach disabled children to swim, Ronald McDonald house charity, Habitat for Humanity, NAIG (this summer) etc. Executive position of 2 clubs at school. Shadowed an orthopedic surgeon. Instructor for lab skills seminars at school, involved with a movie series to teach first years lab etiquette and safety. Some more not mentioned. MCAT: Not required Please let me know if there are any areas where you think it is possible for me to improve my application, and good luck to everyone applying!
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