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NOSM Interview Invites/Regrets 2019

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Received an invite this morning!

Your interview details are: City: Thunder Bay Date: Sunday, March 3, 2019 Check in time: 9:15 a.m. – 9:45 am Interview Time: 10:00 a.m.

Edit:

GPA: 3.96

Grew up rural, not NO though.

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Timestamp: 9:00 AM

Interview: Yes 
GPA: 3.92
Context: born and raised rural (but not NO), currently completing undergrad in a major city
ECs: see previous post if interested in more details. Quite a bit of work with Indigenous communities and a strong desire to work in the north.
Non-trad?: No
# of previous applications: 0

Interview Location/Date/Time: Sudbury, March

So grateful for this opportunity. I look forward to meeting some of you soon :)

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This comes as no surprise as it was a long shot (urban and bottom-line GPA). Still posting if ever it helps OOP applicants.

Timestamp: 10:29 AM

Interview: No 
GPA: 3.75
Context: born and raised in a major city , OOP
ECs: Strong research ECs , volunteer work with elderly, Amnesty International implication *quite a bit with indigenous people, strong desire to work in the north.
Non-trad?: No
# of previous applications: 0

 

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7 minutes ago, Mim said:

This comes as no surprise as it was a long shot (urban and bottom-line GPA). Still posting if ever it helps OP applicants.

Timestamp: 10:29 AM

Interview: No 
GPA: 3.75
Context: born and raised in a major city , OP
ECs: Strong research ECs , volunteer work with elderly, Amnesty International implication *quite a bit with indigenous people, strong desire to work in the north.
Non-trad?: No
# of previous applications: 0

 

so rejections are going out today too?

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Timestamp: 6:34AM (PST)

Interview: Yes 
GPA: 
Context: Lived in a rural northern BC city almost all my life and got my undergrad in northern BC
ECs: Quite varied- pm me if you want to know more
Non-trad?: No
# of previous applications: 1

Interview Location/Date/Time: Thunder Bay, March 3rd

2nd time interviewing at NOSM- so excited to get another shot at the interview this year!!!!!!!!!!! Any BC applicants out there who want to fly out together?

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Timestamp: 11:40 AM

Interview: No 
GPA: c3.84
Context: born and lived in towns ~ 100,000, IP
ECs: Varied (research, mentoring, volunteering)
Non-trad?: No
# of previous applications: 0

Expected it as I am not from a smaller rural area or northern Canada (sigh). Congratulations to everyone who got an interview and best of luck!

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Timestamp: 10:06

Interview: Yes
GPA: 3.86
Context: live in North Simcoe Muskoka Region in a smaller community, not rural
EC: Varied, have been working in health care for some years. Volunteer and employment in many health care related roles. Worked to establish programs in my community. PM me for details.
Non-trad?: Yep!
# of previous applications: 0

Interview location: Sudbury

I am so incredibly excited!! Did anyone else get an e-mail today with the subject heading "Correction: Northern Ontario School of Medicine "? They just changed the interview time. Nearly gave me a heart attack. Good luck to everyone and I look forward to meeting you! :)

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Timestamp: 10:25

Interview: Yes
GPA: 3.57
Context: OOP, aboriginal
EC: very varied. Music, advocacy, student groups, Heart and Stroke Foundation, bilingual interpreter at hospitals, former high school teacher
Non-trad?: Yes and mature applicant 
# of previous applications: 0

Interview location: Thunder Bay

Honestly had said to my friend the other day that I essentially donated money to OMSAS. So I'm very thrilled that I got an interview at the only school I applied to in Ontario. Good luck everyone :)

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Timestamp: 9:45am 

Interview: Yes! 
GPA: 3.87 
Context: Indigenous. Born and raised in Northern Ontario. Moved to Central Ontario at age 18 for university. 
ECs: Rep hockey since age 9, peer tutoring and mentoring, 300+ hours of surgical observership, volunteer work with marginalized individuals, multiple hockey awards, long-term employment, tons of travel experience, various scholarships and awards, etc.  
Non-trad?: No 
# of previous applications: 1 

Interview Location/Date/Time: March 24th in Sudbury 

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Timestamp: 8:32am
Interview: Yes
GPA: 3.4
Context: I have lived in Northern Ontario for almost my entire life.
EC: Varied; have volunteered for food bank, a local doctor where I live, the Heart & Stroke Foundation, for a woman who suffered a stroke, have various awards,  lots of work experience, and am currently a Registered Nurse with over 2 years of nursing experience. Guess I also qualify as a mature student based on my age.
# of previous applications: 0

Interview Location/Date/Time: March 23rd in Sudbury :)
 

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Timestamp: 9:44am 

Interview: yes 

GPA: 3.85 (from last undergrad) 

Context: Undergrad biomedical biology 2010-2014 @ LU ; Masters genetics 2014-2016 @ LU with one publication; UofT physician assistant program 2016-2018; Endocrinology PA/sub-investigator for clinical trials (presently) in Toronto. Mature applicant, born and raised in Sudbury, bilingual. Volunteer experience: camp quality, alzheimer's society, canadian cancer society, spca etc. Work experience: medical receptionist for 4 years during undergrad; tutor x 2 years; TA x 2 years; standardized patient at NOSM. 

# of previous applications: 0 

Interview location/time/date: March 24th Sudbury 

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