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  1. heyhellohi

    Dalhousie Pharmacy Applicants 2017/2018

    in province applicant. And yes, I've accepted a different offer - thanks
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    Someone HELP me

    I did something very similar to this! Day 1: After the test, I would relax and take the rest of the day easy since writing the tests are very draining. However, if there was something pressing/crucial that I didn't know, I would review it that day. Day 2-3: Spend each day reviewing concepts I didn't know. Usually day 2 was for phys/chem and day 3 was for bio/psych. Day 4: Analyze my CARS section. How many 50/50's did I get right/wrong? Why did I pick some 50/50's wrong? What style of passages/questions do I do good/bad on? etc. Usually, I was able to condense this process into 3 days (shortening concept review into 1 day) so I could fit in more practice tests before my real exam. Seeing CARS is your weakness, I would probably do a full length CARS section 1-2 times a weak (no more than that, though) and become super-aware of where your faults are and how to improve them. This is truly the only way to increase your CARS score. Best of luck and pm me if you need any other help
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    Dalhousie Pharmacy Applicants 2017/2018

    Declined my offer of admission. Congrats to whoever now gets an offer of admission.
  4. heyhellohi

    Someone HELP me

    Taking time to reflect on your practice tests is almost as important as actually doing the test. Reflecting on the questions you got right, got wrong, got right by guessing, got right in a 50/50 situation, etc. are all important. If I were you, moving forward, I would start to analyze all questions in a test after writing the test. This will show you answering habits, etc. You can even do this for tests you've already done. Lastly, since you've identified CARS as your biggest weakness: put a larger emphasis on it for the remainder of studying time. Don't stop studying the other sections, though - just do more CARS and find a strategy that works for you.
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    CBL Portal issues

    Both the portal for CBL and code for CFMS are working; however, I don't see a payment option for CFMS yet - I guess we'll probably learn about that in orientation.
  6. Hey I’m pretty sure St. John Ambulance first aid doesn’t qualify. You have to take the CPR course through the heart and stroke foundation. It’s called BLS (basic life support) provider CPR. You should be able to find more info on this in the UBC med orientation FAQ.
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    OOP Chances

    Definitely going to add to what Lesigh2 said. 1) Rewrite your NAQs. Try to make them tangible and thoughtful. Try to put yourself in a reviewers place, and see how someone else would read an entry and what they'd think of it. 2) Add interesting/fun things! Activities/events people wouldn't typically think of when filling out an application for medical school. If you have any weekly activities you do with family or friends, add it on to the application - it'll probably benefit you greater than you think.
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    CBL Portal issues

    The code didn't work for me too. Where'd you find out that it's active Aug 20th?
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    Public Servant to MD

    I think your GPA would be higher at dal - I dont think they consider full cGPA if you've completed a degree, instead it's weighted somehow. Also, if you get an OOP interview at dal, your chances of getting in are pretty good considering: 1) the OOP WL moves a lot and 2) they accept OOP applicants to the St John NB campus (sometimes). Lastly, there's no references needed at Dal, so you wouldn't need to worry about getting an academic/research reference.
  10. Is anyone else "not authorized to access the CBL Administration Portal," or is it just a problem I'm having? I thought the CBL portal was supposed to open July 3rd to let us upload our Bios, but when I went to the portal today, I couldn't access it.
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    MD Financial 2018 Backpacks?

    Pretty sure we see what it is on July 5th
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    Dalhousie Pharmacy Applicants 2017/2018

    I'm pretty sure it is in a random order. Overall, everything they send out is in a random order (acceptances, rejections, waitlisters). But this is just what I think; just like everyone else, not 100% certain. If you really want to know, you can call and ask. (btw: if you are on the waitlist, congrats!)
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    CASPer Test!

    Some schools may tell you how it is used in their process (ex: for Mac, its 33% of your pre-interview score), whereas in some other schools, it remains unknown (ex: a lot of schools) or used as a threshold (ex: for Dal, the bottom X% of applicants don't get an interview). Sometimes, medical schools may want to protect their admissions process and chose not reveal everything about it, so that's why they don't say how they use the CASPer. For the CASPer, your test DOES end up being graded and having a score assigned to it (which you never see [annoying, I know..]). People never receive their CASPer score because if they did, people would be able to game the system and determine how to best answer questions on the test. So they hide the scores to maintain fairness for everybody who writes the test in the future. Hope this helps!
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    MD Financial 2018 Backpacks?

    Literally the same haha If red --> it'll be used If anything else --> tucked away in the closet
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    Dalhousie Pharmacy Applicants 2017/2018

    Its unknown as to how many people apply for Pharmacy at Dal each year. But I think they interview around 180 each year and accept 90. 9 out of the 90 students are from OOP.
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