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  1. Relax y’all... it’ll be before the end of this week! Just enjoy life in the meantime and be patient!
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  2. Yes definitely. I'm currently a Mari student and I have a friend that got in with an average of around 81-82 two years go. I would be surprised if you don't get in.
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  3. Unless you really raised some very serious red flags (exceedingly rare) your previous cycle(s) won't in any way count against you, your application essentially starts fresh each cycle. So no worries there!
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  4. A lot of great info here. I'm wondering if anyone could comment on what the future of FP might look like - particularly with telemedicine and the FHO models?
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  5. there is not need to make FM more attractive to students as it is already very popular...already 50-60% of graduates from the medical schools in QC go into FM for the reasons you mentioned above and more.
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  6. Thank you so much for your help, I'll call them tomorrow!
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  7. I'm from Quebec too and I'd like to eventually practice in Montreal for factors that you mentioned above (quality of life, culture, cost of living, etc.) A big factor motivating me to do family medicine is the shorter training, career flexibility (you can sort of change careers as you age depending on your interests), lifestyle flexibility (being able to reduce hours when I'll have a family), etc. Does it scare you that the government may want to impose a large amount of patients on each family doctor? Possibly turning it into something that is very not lifestyle? Instead of threatening f
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  8. Last year was Wednesday, Feb 5th
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  9. keipop

    Averages and Marianopolis

    Last year sec 4 students didn't have their examens du ministère FYI :')
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  10. cotecc

    Averages and Marianopolis

    You're fine. Grade 4 grades are the highest of either the examen du ministère or your real grade
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  11. Yup, I had grades similar to you and I got into Mariano a few years ago!
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  12. I think we see eye to eye on many things, and I fully agree about the niches.
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  13. [I promised I would post. So here it goes]: Timestamp: 8:38 AM Interview: No GPA: 3.5 + 0.2 Masters Boost Context: Mostly Southern Ontario, but lived in rural NS for 4 years (<7000 population) ECs: Diverse leadership experiences at local and national level, part of various student clubs and intramural teams, 2 research publications + 2 research projects (notable publications include 1 on indigenous access to healthcare and another on minority immigrants), had a past student placement funded by NOSM, international health student delegate x3 Non-trad?: Yes - 26 with 2 yea
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  14. It looks the the same afternoon after your interview. Details are in the letter under the links.
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  15. Timestamp: 8:41 am Interview: Yes GPA: OMSAS 3.66 +0.2 boost (3.86) Context: Moderate size community in Northern Ontario, but not super rural. Have served as a healthcare provider in Northern Ontario and my extended family all live much further north than I. ECs: Currently working full time clinically in acute care as an allied health professional. I have work experience in pediatric clinics, community care, private practice, long term care, pharmacy tech in high school. I enjoy doing a lot of mentoring and guiding other undergrad/high school students who want to get into m
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  16. Timestamp: 5:12 Alaska ST Interview: Yes!!!! GPA: I believe OMSAS gave me a 3.92 Context: Francophone, rural-ish upbringing in QC, planter in northern Ontario then lived & worked in Northern BC. Spent the last 9 years in Alaska most of it pretty rural. ECs: Some research, Multicultural student advocate work, Food pantry work, president of honor society, but not a ton of hours at each. Long term experience running a professional sled dog kennel. Valedictorian for my associate degree & some other awards and grants. Non-trad?: Yeah 30 w/ 2 kids. # of previous applications:
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  17. Timestamp: 7:52 am Interview: Yes OMSAS GPA: 3.73 Context: born in rural Newfoundland, lived in Northern Ontario city (not rural) since 2001 EC: Lots of leadership, long term volunteering commitments, northern advocacy, sports, medical work, creative pursuits, started my own small business.. # application cycles: Third year applying and interviewing— hoping 3rd times the charm!! Interview details: March 6 @ 1 pm The last two cycles my interview was on the Sunday afternoon slot, and my GPA was also significantly lower than this time around....I have a slight t
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  18. Its almost like they are trying to torture us ... At this point we are mid-week. I have been trying to tell myself to just pretend its coming end of January and stop thinking about it. I havent stopped thinking about it and my mailbox is getting tired of being refreshed ...
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  19. lol as an aside on the other hand doctors are notorious for writing not enough, like how many times do radiologist get a req for xray with no clinical history? maybe your carms essay can just be: S: me = super cand. (rest illegible handwriting) O: me = >99% other cand. (rest illegible handwriting) A: DC other cand. (rest illegible handwriting) P: me match . (rest illegible handwriting)
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