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    TPR mock mcat

    I got a 498 (122/124/123/129) on that test when I wrote it in November 2017 prior to any studying. Started studying ~April 26th, 2018, wrote my test at the end of July 2018 and scored 513 (126/128/127/132). I found the CARS on the mock TPR test super difficult because I hadn't done any questions like that before. I fell for the wrong answer choices due to not reading the question carefully, and I was also soooo slow at reading that I ran out of time for the last passages. Do lots of practice and try to figure out why you're choosing the wrong answers and you will likely see a good improvement!
  2. Status: Regrets Time Stamp: 05/02/2019 -- 18:00 (EST) GPA: 3.93 MCAT: 126/128/127/132 (513) Geography: OOP Academic year: Graduated BSc '18 EC's: Some things in my Top 10 are quite dated and others from a few years ago so I guess that's what probably lost me some points (like athletic achievements and some of my leadership employment positions). I do believe that I have good diversity and valuable experiences at least but next year I hope to improve on what things I include/exclude and write about them more effectively.
  3. How come some people are saying they didn’t get an email at all? Wouldn’t it make sense that those that didn’t = on the waitlist? Maybe it’s different from last year?
  4. Welp guess this means they're sending out invites first. Congrats everyone!
  5. Hello! sorry for posting this in the CoM forum but I am wondering if any one on these forums has applied to USask MPT in the last year or two. I attended USask for my undergrad and graduated June 2018 and am currently on a gap year working full time. I am thinking about applying next cycle (2019-2020). My calculated % academic average on the last 60 credits would be around 90.1-90.6% (depending on how they calculate it when you have to extract grades from a previous term/if I pick up an elective this fall). I can't find statistics on their website except that the top 96 applicants (based on academic average) are invited to interview. Does anyone have any idea if a low 90% is enough to get an interview, or was enough in previous recent years? :/ I don't feel comfortable asking my former classmates who applied and interviewed last year what their AA was... Also, I know for a fact that lots of College of Medicine applicants applied to MPT with no intention to accept their offer but just used it as a "practice" run for their med interview, thus increasing the AA needed to get an interview for people that actually wanted PT as their first choice/didn't also apply to medicine. This is why I'm unsure about the % needed, it seems like it'd be higher than a low 90...but really what I do know haha.
  6. Result: Regrets Time Stamp: 9:00 AM EST wGPA/cGPA: 3.93 Year: Graduated BSc 2018 MCAT: 126/128/127/132 (513) ECs: Lots but not good enough haha! Geography: IP I've been rejected to 5/6 schools I applied to, and will prob be rejected from Calgary to make it 6/6 in the next week or so because I'm OOP and the competition is fierce and evidently my ECs are not strong enough. This is my first cycle applying, so I told myself not to expect much but it's hard to not be disappointed and discouraged and feel frustrated about things and feel like I'm far behind everyone else in terms of ECs and just how outstanding you need to be to even have a moderate chance...
  7. Time Stamp: 12:02 PM ESTResult: RejectionwGPA: 3.97MCAT: 513 Current Degree: Graduated BSc Geography (IP/OOP): OOPExtracurricular Activities (awards, achievements, volunteering, employment, research, etc.): variety, short term and long term. All 4 spots for each category were filled in. Some cool life experience things an achievements (competitive sport, poetry, 2nd author publication in intl medical journal). Additional Comments: I talked about having experienced an abusive relationship in my first year which caused poor grades/quitting of varsity sport/transferring schools. Some of my ECs now involve supporting and advocating for survivors of intimate partner violence...but...to be quite honest, I regret mentioning this in any of my applications and I will probably leave it off next cycle when I inevitably have to reapply. I feel like I should have listened to others and refrained from mentioning this kind of experience (sexual assault, IPV, mental health). CASPer: Felt good, but got cut off for time after only a short sentence in the 3rd question a few times This is my 4th straight rejection so far this cycle wooohooo.
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    excuse my ignorance

    Check as frequently as you can. If you do, you will likely snag an open spot. People will drop/change their time slots. I know this because I was able to change mine when a spot opened up last year.
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    Transfer Credits

    Yes, they will be counted towards GPA calculations. You will have to send a copy of your transcript from both schools. The first school you attended will report your actual grades on their transcript. I transferred after my first year also and this is what I had to do (I applied this cycle). Almost all of the schools I applied to didn’t count my first year grades (that became transfer credit when I switched to a new school), but that was only because many schools I applied to dropped my lowest year, which happened to be my first year.
  10. I know that. I guess I was just asking are they literally just going to interview more people from only the Alberta pool while keeping the number of OOP interviews the exact same.
  11. Is it safe to assume most if not all of these will go to IP applicants...?
  12. Yes that’s correct: you must convert each individual percentage grade received for a course into a number on the 4.0 scale, then find the average.
  13. My app status finally changed to "Awaiting a Decision" sometime today. Fingers crossed for some good news in the next few weeks...
  14. Time Stamp: 2:12 Invite/Reject: Reject GPA: low 3.7x ... (my first year of UG I had a 2.9 GPA. I graduated last spring.) CARS: 128 Casper: Thought it went great, but obviously not enough to offset the low cGPA. Geography: IP Oh well. This was expected, with my low cumulative GPA, but I thought it was worth a shot to put my name in for the Casper lottery.
  15. I also haven’t received anything. Sigh, this gives me flashbacks to my Dal rejection.
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