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Everything posted by Bambi

  1. Living with and helping out your aging grandparents will be an activity demonstrating CanMEDS competencies.
  2. Choose the program you prefer, any alleged reputation is irrelevant or meaningless to anything important to you!
  3. On the other hand, there are women doctors who practice under their maiden name, received their medical degree and RC under their maiden name - and there is no confusion as they obtained their qualifications under their maiden name. Many of these women use their husband's surname on facebook and in their personal interactions.
  4. Move to Montreal for a year, become IP in Quebec and apply to McGill where you don't need the MCAT.
  5. Absolutely, bring your father.
  6. I was accepted to a competitive surgical residency. In my situation anyways, I was the least qualified applicant, I had no research, not one gunner was accepted, it was my soft skills that got me selected, I was collaborative, friendly, a hard worker and was considered a good fit for the team - which turned out to be accurate.
  7. Hi there. To me, the answer is simple. BTW, I recently completed residency as a surgeon in December and have entered practice then. In my case, and I assume in yours, working during summers would have been a zero sum gain - because whatever I would have earned during the summer, would have reduced my bursary. Accordingly, there was absolutely no incentive to work. Moreover, these summers are the only time in your youth that you will have available to relax and enjoy family and friends - therefore, do exactly that each summer, which is what I did. Your next such opportunity will be during reti
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  10. Indefatigable answered you well. Your original med school is essentially irrelevant at that point. U/T wouldn't hurt you.
  11. No, certainly not within Canada. And going abroad, everything depends upon your individual profile. The prestige factor is in your mind.
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  15. Smaller is much better as is Problem based Learning.
  16. I would tend to go for Route 1 asyou would be increasing your communication skills, being helpful and this will allow you to continue - although either will not materially affect your ultimate chances of acceptance.
  17. Although I don't think Montreal is best for you, you should be aware that "affordability" is not an issue for you - with the LOC you are entitled to set up. You will be able to borrow AND to repay after residency! Many owe over $200,000 and it is not a problem to pay this off from your future earnings.
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