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  1. my mcat was at (not above) cutoffs for 2/3 of the sections this year and I still got in... but my gpa was 3.95 so maybe that took precedence over it? it’s hard to know unless u are on the admissions team I think. for example most people told me not to apply to Ottawa this year bc my wGPA was a 3.86 (They avg around 3.95) and I got in lol so it’s always worth trying I think! Make your essays stand out and give it a shot
  2. hi, just to clarify, and somebody may have already replied to this comment (I’m making my way through this thread), but it is simply untrue that Black Canadians do not face systemic racism. I’d recommend you read “the skin we’re in” by Desmond Cole to learn more as a starting point. It seems there’s a very present sense of complacency that follows many Canadians who like to point the finger at America but never take a sec to look at their own implicit biases and contributions to upholding the systems that hold back and judge marginalized groups daily (this forum is a prime example of that)
  3. @CHG @yobologna thank you both so much for the replies, you’re both SO helpful!! I really hope we get more info about it soon but honestly I totally get how insane this situation is and it’s hard to plan w so much uncertainty
  4. Idk If this is a weird q but would we be required to move to London/Windsor for the fall term if the majority of classes/small group learning is held online? Even if they allow us to do the more hands on learning components once or twice a week in person, would they tell us if we had to move or if we could drive up for those events if that’s possible for us? I understand this isn’t possible tho for OOPs and those who live super far away. Ugh this is all so confusing!
  5. Same with me! Earlier today it said “Schulich Sc of Med and Dent” and now just says unspecified again
  6. I know this is a long shot but I got assigned Windsor campus today from unspecified and have really extenuating personal circumstances that makes being far from the gta really hard for me, so if there is anyone on here who wants to switch at all, please let me know w a pm! If I didn’t have these circumstances, I would totally love Windsor it seems like a lovely and close community anyways plz lmk!!
  7. I’m from toronto but go to western right now and have been in London for 5 years! If I were offered toronto, or even lucky enough to get an interview there, I would have chosen toronto for the city and supportive surroundings, along with the great opportunities that comes with being in such a large urban centre. London is not a bad city at all despite what people say but I must say that it took me a good 3 years to really find the spots in the city that I actually liked, and have eventually grown to love it! Never really found food spots that I enjoy but I’ve become a better cook and save money that way haha. Toronto is an amazing place and is extremely diverse, there’s something for everyone there and I would have loved to go to UofT ultimately. either way, there are going to be especially competitive people in both programs but the friends I have who go to UofT have found their “people” and formed a community with those who share their interests/values and really love it there. You have a tough choice though because aside from the major difference in city vibes, both are incredible schools (I’m going to schulich) and have so much to offer! good luck
  8. i really dont know how it works completely but im assuming western gives more than 171 offers on may12.. so theres probably a proportion of unspecified and specified offers given for both windsor and london campuses. once all the declines have been processed (around may 25), then the unspecified people can be sorted into their respective slots based on preferred campus. then again, im really unsure of how it works haha i wish they gave more info on it
  9. kind of on this topic but also a bit unrelated ^^ ive noticed the FB page for schulich meds 2024 is already at around 122 people. not including the moderators and people on the exec council, thats around 110 people. is this a normal size for such a short period of time after may 12? also wondering if people who are still considering accepting join the group too? idk if this even matters im just wondering if this is indicative of how waitlist movement might be or if there are less people declining than normal? honestly dont know anything lol
  10. hey! I’m wondering this too and asked in another forum and basically got the answer that most if not all unspecified campus offers get their first choice!
  11. Hey all! Just wanted to let you know that ill be declining Ottawa in favour of western, so hopefully one of you get in off the wait list sooN!!!
  12. idk where to post this q but if it says unspecified campus and i put london as my first choice, whats the likelihood that id get windsor? they said theyre gonna let us know in juneee.. is it common for ppl to get their 2nd choice?
  13. Result: accepted <3 (7:06AM) Stream: English wGPA: 3.858 (my last 2 years were 3.95, but honestly had absolutely no hope for ottawa bc of this gpa.. sooo theres hope guys!!! ) CASPer: felt good! ECs: residence donning, lots of mental health advocacy work, and things that made me happy like charity fashion show directing and stuff.. not super typical id say tho Interview: i felt very connected to 2/3 members of the panel, one was reassuring and smiled a lot, and i felt like it flowed really well. they questioned me a few times and caught me off guard a bit but overall left feeling at peace. Year: finishing 5th year undergrad now! still deciding between ottawa and western, gonna be a really tough decision!! honestly soo beyond grateful, congrats to everyone. this is surreal
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