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    Slickrick got a reaction from Time Lord in UofT 2019 Application Discussion Thread   
    Sorry to hear
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    Slickrick reacted to TITBOOB in UofT 2019 Application Discussion Thread   
    Do you resonate with mine 
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    Slickrick got a reaction from emes in UofT 2019 Application Discussion Thread   
    Almost everyone I have asked in person is still waiting. Looks like most will be rejected unfortunately 
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    Slickrick reacted to 96er in Total Hours vs Duration of an EC   
    I find that I often put in a lot of hours over shorter periods of time into my ECs and move on once I feel I am not gaining any more from the experience, usually after 6-12 months, as a result I do not have many “long-term” commitments (more than 1 year).
    What is more important, hours or duration?Would 300 hours over 3 months be valued the same as 300 hours over 3 years for Canadian Medical Schools? 
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    Slickrick got a reaction from Time Lord in UofT 2019 Application Discussion Thread   
    Damn if you are dealing with cancer please try to take it easy and not worry about this. Your health is WAAAY more important than this, and if it doesn't work out this year, one more year won't be the worst thing ever
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    Slickrick got a reaction from Time Lord in UofT 2019 Application Discussion Thread   
    Damn if you are dealing with cancer please try to take it easy and not worry about this. Your health is WAAAY more important than this, and if it doesn't work out this year, one more year won't be the worst thing ever
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    Slickrick reacted to anonymouspanda in UofT Interview Invites/Regrets 2019   
    Why isn't anyone posting on this 
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    Slickrick got a reaction from ricktheshambler in Good stats, average EC's. Do I have a good chance at top US schools?   
    Thanks for the feedback. I think it has been a combination of my Cars score, bad Casper performances, no IP bias in Ontario and just plain bad luck that has held me back in Canada. I haven't even gotten an interview in 2 cycles which really makes me sad. Still waiting on U of T though. Obviously I'll still be applying in Canada as well as the States next cycle. 
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    Slickrick reacted to yuwu in Please switch spots!!!   
    Hey everyone,
    Thanks for your replies and different perspectives! I understand that they aren't acting in a discriminatory way, rather, they just have very strict scheduling that applies to everyone, no exceptions. I wanted to express that I made my comment out of frustration, because I felt like wow this is so amazing that they are offering me an interview, but it is also very hard for me to attend for my religious reasons... and like the rest of you this is something I've always dreamed about, so it was quite a bummer to get that news. I actually was making the comment almost facetiously and definitely didn't intend to make a charged comment (however, I understand if it came out that way and I could have been more careful).
    I would like to inform you guys a bit about the situation just to ensure there is no confusion. It would be quite difficult for me to attend the interview because I observe the Sabbath, which has strict guidelines about what one can and cannot do on Saturday (e.g. using electronic devices, writing, driving etc. is not permissible on the Sabbath). It is not just services that I would be missing, it is much more complex than that! I agree that this may not be "discrimination", but it is definitely preventing me from having equal access to an opportunity (or at least making it much harder for me to have that same level of access). 
    I do think that, like McMaster, med schools could be a bit more sensitive to the fact that both Saturdays and Sundays are religious days for some people and/or that people might have other long-standing commitments well in advance of being informed of an interview. Maybe (just a suggestion) they could act pre-emptively and ask the entire pool of applicants if for some reason they cannot make a certain interview date for legitimate reasons and then plan accordingly (like Mac does). I just think this demonstrates respect for all applicants with legitimate limitations. 
    This would definitely make for an interesting MMI station
    Goodluck to everyone, I appreciate the comments, and I'm sorry if other people are having scheduling difficulty as well!
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    Slickrick got a reaction from i8aSS in Interview Invites 2018/2019   
    Fuck Casper!
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    Slickrick reacted to bins in PLEASE HELP: What are my chances for american medical schools?   
    Idk, I'd say learn more about the selection process.
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    Slickrick got a reaction from Rabeprazole in Anyone get an interview at Ottawa but not Mcmaster last year?   
    Since Ottawa doesn't say, it's hard to tell how much the Casper is worth at Ottawa. I missed out on Mac but still have a very competitive weighted GPA (3.99) at Ottawa. Just wondering if some here got interviews at Ottawa last year but not Mac last year. I'm just hoping that it was my 127 cars that sunk me at mac and not my casper. Anyone have any insight?
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    Slickrick got a reaction from 44332211 in CASPer done...thoughts?   
    8pm tester. 4 of 8 video scenarios were good. 2 were iffy. 2 were complete shit (you can probably guess which for one of them). In general I felt ok about the writing prompts except one went badly.
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    Slickrick got a reaction from clever_smart_boy_like_me in ABS Advice   
    I would be willing to help
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    Slickrick got a reaction from onesieluv in Will MCAT cutoffs change?   
    holy shit we have the same cars, 521 mcat and similar gpa (3.98). I'm not gonna bother with it, no way it goes down to 127
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    Slickrick got a reaction from trimethoprim in UofT Interview Invites/Regrets 2018   
    I'm always secretly mad when someone posts here and it's not me.. but I can't really be mad at pickle rick 
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    Slickrick reacted to hartk48 in Next round of invites   
    crap okay. crossing fingers.
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    Slickrick got a reaction from trimethoprim in UofT Interview Invites/Regrets 2018   
    I'm always secretly mad when someone posts here and it's not me.. but I can't really be mad at pickle rick 
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    Slickrick reacted to hartk48 in Next round of invites   
    While it is easily to put the responsibility on the applicant, with how competitive it is, I don't think it is fair or logical to expect people to prepare. I know many, many amazing applicants that have been rejected and I am preparing for mine too.
    I would much prefer to have everyone wait a little longer than putting certain (randomly chosen, I don't think uft is targeting anyone fyi) people at a disadvantage. 
    I am also making this argument for **Uft's own self interest**.... they want to select for the best of people, but with some having more time, they are making this unfair/
    Your last point, definitely, any applicant would be happy to get an interview even its a week before. But again, going back to uft's interest, its illogical. While certain individuals may perform well under such short notice, I doubt how many people will (I know I wont be able to pull it off)
    I do understand that it is very easy for me to criticize the system, and that UfT is probably working very hard to score all the applications in a timely manner but that is just my opinion 
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    Slickrick got a reaction from dreamteam22 in Next round of invites   
    Anything is possible if you believe 
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    Slickrick got a reaction from dreamteam22 in Next round of invites   
    Anything is possible if you believe 
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    Slickrick got a reaction from dreamteam22 in Next round of invites   
    Anything is possible if you believe 
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    Slickrick got a reaction from Captrex_501stlegion in Just waiting on U of T now - Anyone else?   
    Queens and Toronto are my last hopes
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    Slickrick got a reaction from PD23 in UofT Interview Invites/Regrets 2018   
    Was there a wave today?
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    Slickrick got a reaction from Captrex_501stlegion in Just waiting on U of T now - Anyone else?   
    Queens and Toronto are my last hopes
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