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    Robin Hood got a reaction from cami67 in question concerning McGill's application form   
    Are you sure a program that doesn't require a high R Score (24 or 25) can be benefitary for someone with an R Score of ~33. Wouldn't be better for the OP to consider a program that requires a high R Score like sciencs biomedicales and physiotherapy.
    Don't forget that 2 French schools look at the IFG/IFD (group's/program's strength).
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    Robin Hood got a reaction from Nietzsche_hammer in Changement De Carrière Et Chances D'admission   
    Essaie pour McGill. Leur présélection est pas entièrement basée sur les notes. 
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    Robin Hood got a reaction from loodogg in Pros And Cons Of Doing Medicine In The U.s.? (With Intent Of Practicing In Canada)   
    USMD = CMD.
    You won't be considered as an IMG(international medical graduate).
    However, to study in the US, you will need a lot of $$$...
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    Robin Hood got a reaction from xcon2run in Naturopathic Medicine   
    Naturopathy and Chiropratic should be considered as practicing medicine without a license.  
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    Robin Hood reacted to Arztin in Naturopathic Medicine   
    BS, that's what it is.
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    Robin Hood reacted to SunAndMoon in Naturopathic Medicine   
    You guys are so close minded and really need to open your Chakras. 
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    Robin Hood reacted to Birdy in Naturopathic Medicine   
    A former naturopath who left her career upon taking a hard look at what she was actually doing did a fantastic breakdown of naturopathic clinical education at Science-Based Medicine.
    Thing is, a huge amount of their education is in things like homeopathy - the system devised a couple hundred years ago that is based on the belief that water has a magical memory. They get more education in energy therapies (people using supposed mystical forces to channel healing into the patient) than in pharmacology. To me, it doesn't matter how much education you get in nonsense, it's still nonsense.
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    Robin Hood got a reaction from vincent56 in Questions Concernant Médecine   
    Des admissions, mais c'est il y a quelques années, alors je sais pas s'ils ont changé cette politique.
    Il y a pas de logique dans les admissions, les agents semblent juste chercher à se débarasser des 2000 candidatures qu'ils reçcoivent le plus tôt possible.
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    Robin Hood got a reaction from boomclap in Certificat Pour Augmenter Sa Cote?   
    Un A+ en MAS donne 32 à Laval (comme leur Certificat sur mesure).
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    Robin Hood reacted to Username92 in Bacc En Chimie Pour Augmenter Les Notes   
    UL ma envoyé l'équation utilisée, bcp de variables inconnues. Je sais pas si c'était pour me niaiser pcq ils étaient tanné de mes courriels ou non haha. Dans tous les cas, je trouve que c'est faire d'un manque de transparence aberrant
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    Robin Hood reacted to vlt in Bac En Ergothérapie Mcgill   
    maybe not at Mcgill, but definitively at UDEM or Ulaval because you get to have a 0.5 added to your cote R (since you study at there university) and the program also has a strong IFG. 
    But at Mcgill, the IFG is not as strong and if you transfer from another university at ulaval or udem, it will be harder to distinguish yourself from the other applicant. 
    Some of my friend that were in ot at udem were able to switch to either pharmacy or dentistry after 1 or 2 years, but none from mcgill
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    Robin Hood got a reaction from Username92 in Médecine 2015   
    Faut pas oublier que rien n'est guaranti dans la vie, mais si tu aimes pas DMD et PharmD, tu risques d'ètre misérable dedans, alors voudrait mieux se désister d'eux dans ce cas.
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    Robin Hood reacted to ChB_24 in Pharmacie 2015   
    Bien je le recommande au niveau que tu vas acquérir des connaissance qui vont te servir en PharmD. Il y a les cours de biologie qui sont crédités. Par contre, environ la moitié de la cohorte veut changer et à moins d'avoir des excellentes notes et une cote R au-dessus de 33, tu n'as pas vraiment de chance de changer de programme avant la 2e année. Il est donc dur de se démarquer des autres et il faut fournir un bon effort pour avoir de bonnes notes. Oui le programme offre beaucoup de débouchées, mais rien qui ressemble au travail de pharmacien. J'ai tout de même acquis de belles connaissances au BSBP, mais en 2e année, on rentre plus dans le domaine du développement du médicament et ça c'est vraiment moins intéressant pour moi qui vise pharmacie. Donc je recommanderais le programme à ceux qui s'intéresse vraiment au domaine de développement de médicament et à la recherche. Il faut pas oublier le fait qu'il y a des bonnes chances que vous ayez à finir le BSBP. J'espère que ça répond à vos interrogations! 
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    Robin Hood reacted to ChB_24 in Pharmacie 2015   
    Ulaval le compare au bac en chimie donc on est assez désavantagé. Les chances d'entrer à Ulaval sont minimes. Ceux qui changent, souvent ils restent à l'UdeM.
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    Robin Hood reacted to PennyMD in Meilleur Tremplin Pour Médecine   
    Ouais je l'aime carrément pas donc si ce n'est pas facile ça n'en vaut pas la peine ! Mercii beaucoup pour le conseil
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    Robin Hood got a reaction from gr4v1ty in Biomed trois-rivères et CRU   
    Sherbrooke ont donné 37 à David Med pour son 4.3.
    L'UdeM l'ont donné environ 34.8.
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    Robin Hood reacted to Falling in What's On Your Mind?   
    Happy new year
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    Robin Hood reacted to rmorelan in What's On Your Mind?   
    Indeed happy new year everyone!
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    Robin Hood reacted to Ab Ahmad in MDCM/MBA Combined Program   
    Thx man:)
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    Robin Hood got a reaction from Атомная физика in MDCM/MBA Combined Program   
    I think McGill also looks at the rigour of your program. So they may be understanding if you got a 3.4 in pharmacy.
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    Robin Hood reacted to Атомная физика in MDCM/MBA Combined Program   
    It will depends on your CVPN and ECs. Good luck my friend!
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    Robin Hood reacted to Birdy in Ebola   
    I think imposing a travel ban would just result in it being harder to identify potential routes of entry since people would not necessarily volunteer that they'd been in an affected area recently if it could result in them being barred from entering the country. Say someone travels to Nigeria from an affected country before travelling to Canada. As it is now, we know who is coming from affected regions and we can screen them and ensure they have information on what to do if they show symptoms. My university has a fairly large number of students from Africa and there are posters up about it.
    Given our health infrastructure, I think it is unlikely Ebola could get a foothold here (which is the opinion of the actual experts, last I checked) and while we might deal with a few imported cases I doubt we'll see much if any domestic transmission even if the numbers get very high in Africa. That's just my inexpert thinking on the matter, anyway.
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    Robin Hood reacted to ralk in Ebola   
    Cutting off all travel from those countries would work in the same way shooting a shotgun at a spider would work to kill it. It does the job, but there's some significant collateral damage and simpler, more effective means are available.
    Ebola is a deadly, incurable infection, but it's not overly contagious. Say one person with the infection comes here: we should still be able to contain it fairly easily, though it's impossible to guarantee it won't spread to a small handful of people. That's far from ideal, but more people in Canada will die of influenza this year and no one's freaking out about that. Even the US case is fairly non-alarming. The disease spread to only one person in the initial patient's infectious period and they were promptly identified - that's not the makings of an epidemic.
    The best way to attack Ebola - really the only way - is to hit it in Africa. Right now the situation there is spiraling out of control. There health care systems were weak to begin with and they're getting progressively weaker. The more people infected there, the more likely it'll spread to other countries. As I said, if an infected person gets to here or a country with a modern health care system, the chances of it becoming anything more than a small cluster of infected individuals is fairly remote, but countries without those systems are much more vulnerable. Nigeria is the immediate concern, with its massive, concentrated population. It already has some cases, but appears to be handling them well enough. Let's hope that doesn't change. Longer term concerns are India and China. These are big population centres, each with cultural, social, and/or economic ties to the region, and with questionable health care systems. China at least has proven capable when it wants to make a concerted effort to solve a problem (yay autocracy!), but India has demonstrated that it's usually slow to respond to crises. We can realistically cut off travel from West Africa, but we couldn't cut travel from India. And the more people and countries affected, the higher our chances are of having an Ebola case - or multiple Ebola cases - here in Canada.
    West Africa is like an abscess, a source for infection that's currently contained but will not cease to be a problem until it's handled directly. The affected countries mostly they need supplies. The way to stop Ebola is to use basic protective equipment and sanitary measures. It's hard to gown, glove, and put on a mask when treating potential Ebola patients when you've only got one set of each for the entire hospital. If we want to stop Ebola here, we have to stop it there, and that means money, lots of it, right now. Countries so far have been extremely reluctant to provide this sort of aid, but it's the only real solution. Instead, we do asinine things like check for fever at airports, a policy that'll catch a ton of people without Ebola, would miss many individuals who did have Ebola, and will cost a ton of time, money, and energy in the meantime.
    Ebola shouldn't be that scary for countries like Canada. But our response to the problem is terrifying.
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    Robin Hood reacted to Falling in Ebola   
    This is my opinion as a pre-med:
    If we ban flights in and out of that region to Western Nations, Western nations cannot send aid to countries hit by Ebola. No western health workers (physicians, nurses, volunteers) and no supplies.
    Lack of Western Aid => No improvement in Ebola in those countries.
    If Ebola continues to spread in this countries:
    1) More people will die
    2) More likely that it spreads throughout Africa, or other parts of the world.
    So, the way I see it, you'd have to 100% ban any travel in or out of these regions that are hit with Ebola, and the ban must apply to any state. No one from anywhere in the world could enter or leave the regions where Ebola is prevelant.
    This doesn't seem feasible, and it would basically sentence incredibly large numbers of people in these regions to death.
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    Robin Hood reacted to starryskies in Ebola   
    I think that if a strict travel ban were to be imposed it would certainly stop help the spreading if the disease in other countries, however that could possibly entail that  professionals who are working there as well as citizens of the countries imposing the ban could be excluded from receiving a higher standard of healthcare if infected. An infected Canadian would have rights to receive healthcare here in Canada, and a blanket ban doesn't address this. Also, by not intervening as a global society to stop this epidemic within West Africa, the affected areas would have a large likelihood of exponentially increasing, which would make it even more difficult to contain and by extension more likely to be spread to other parts of the globe.
    I don't know if it's just people being mean when they want a more strict ban on who is allowed entry to counties facing contagious disease epidemics. A lot of the reactions may be knee jerk and done when one is feeling very emotional and vulnerable as the media is constantly running stories on how ineffective strategies have been to contain it. It's also what may seem the most intuitive reaction to many people, because that's how we tend to deal with other contagious ailments like the flu for example (we isolate ourselves from the rest of the society).
    I don't think the "answer" is as simple as enforcing a ban. In order for West Africa to properly contain the spread of the disease, it requires more advanced infrastructure and increased awareness/ education amongst it's population. As the current health care system within many of these countries is incapable of dealing with these factors, they require outside help.
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