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  1. don't know about your EC's. do well on your mcat!
  2. I met another surgical resident who was doing the same thing (yay FM!). I believe the individual contacted the PD and the PD told the individual to do electives first in FM on site before transferring.
  3. apparently you get reimbursed for carms at u of t.
  4. feel like with mac (3 year school), you need to know what you want from the get-go. you may have less time to decide about specialty choices.
  5. tough choice, but given the scholarships + lower cost of staying (travel, moving, finding a place to live. all very good life experience but costly) + family support, I would stay in BC. as mentioned above, you could probably have similar opportunities as you would have in Hamilton if you push yourself . why don't you visit hamilton and decide for yourself (very diff city)!
  6. reviving an old thread.....it was a beast this year
  7. it appears there will be a new pass score. http://mcc.ca/examinations/mccqe-part-i/scoring/
  8. dent. because there is no residency. can work after 4 years, good life style. you can do residency later if you want to (ie. OMF?)
  9. drawback: need to buy extra keyboard. limited storage space (depends which version you buy). it doesn't completely replace a laptop, but so useful for reading i find
  10. montreal gazette and french media?
  11. there should people you can speak to? rotation supervisor? director/chair of clerkship. at my school, we have to do that within a timeframe (so do it soon!). Based on my experience though, they can be defensive for the staff (even though the staff is known for professionalism issues in the past). but i think it's worth a try.
  12. everyone i know who wanted psych got psych
  13. how could one possibly know the result of the american match? ie. Stanford ......
  14. i thought there's an open house for you guys this month?
  15. sorry to hear the bad news! you should contact your career advisor as soon as possible. and i believe as per carms email. "a list of available positions will be available to you. Detailed instructions for the second iteration will be sent the morning of March 5, 2015. For all important upcoming dates for the second iteration of the match, please consult the second iteration timetable for applicants at the link below: http://www.carms.ca/en/match-process/match-timelines/applicants/r-1-match-second-iteration/"
  16. everyone, including PD's, finds out at the same time, from what i have been told.
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