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    EC for UWO?

    Western prefers that you have shadowing experience though it's not 'mandatory'. If you don't have it, they make you explain why you didn't shadow lol. ECs definitely help (read: are needed for) your Western application.
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    cDAT Nov. VS Feb.

    Where did you hear that? Stats can be found here: https://datcrusher.ca/statistics/
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    UBC Application

    Maybe to avoid interview weekend conflicts? I know UBC holds their interviews on 2 or 3 separate weekends that are assigned to you.
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    Dent?

    Most people here would choose dent cause it's a forum consisting mostly of aspiring dental students/professionals. What does your brother love more? Sure, money is important, but he definitely won't be struggling as an optometrist. Why would you even consider doing something you're not the most passionate about when you have an option? There's more to a career than money, especially years down the road.
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    What are my chances. Non-traditional app to Dental

    Western takes top 2 years in %. UofT drops your worst year, provided it's not your final year.
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    Speed Up Hole Punching

    Idk what video I took this screenshot from, but look at this question: https://imgur.com/CNWU1IM It's a fairly simple example, and I would agree that working backwards would be the best method for this and most other examples. But the concept is that the answer has to have symmetry along the the last 'unfold' (i.e. the diagonal line of symmetry from Fold 1). So you can eliminate A, B, C, and E without having to actually visualize unfolding 3 times. OCCASIONALLY useful in challenging questions that can easily be solved by this method.
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    Speed Up Hole Punching

    ^ exactly that. It just takes some practice, but you will start to save a lot of time. Also, for hard-looking questions, try to rule out answers using the 'symmetry from first fold' method, where if the answer choices don't show symmetry along where the first fold is, it's wrong. Occasionally, this allows you to rule out 4 choices and solve the question in 5–10 seconds or so.
  8. I used 2280 and 2382 to satisfy UBC's cell bio biochem requirement for this year.
  9. There's no link yet. @Steins;Gate said they'll invite us "soon".
  10. Thanks! I guess we'll just have to wait.
  11. Is there a Facebook group going for the class of 2022?
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