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Prettyflyforalabguy last won the day on June 2 2019

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  1. I was accepted off the first round of offers (deposit paid and processed) and did not receive that email, so I wouldn't worry too much about that.
  2. I was on the phone with the admissions office about this earlier this week, as my PhD will not be defended prior to September. UofA seems to be very flexible about this and said if I wanted to defer I could, or I could just defend in the fall. I'm not sure if the answer would be different for a MSc. I recommend just calling the office and asking about your specific situation- they're very helpful!
  3. Result: Invite Time Stamp: 9:20 am Interview Date: wGPA/cGPA: 3.79/3.36 Year: Final year PhD, MSc completed MCAT: 514 (128/128/129/129) ECs: Very research heavy- 9 pubs (five 1st author), over 300k in grants and scholarships, some major media appearances and lots of knowledge translation work, very unique clinical research with an international collaboration, lots of TAing. Non-research based awards for my sport (varsity and international for more than 12 years) and teaching. A lot of employment in customer service roles, not much volunteering. I know my LORs were very strong.
  4. Time Stamp: 12:02 pm (EST)Result: InviteGPA: 3.68 (that's not a typo)MCAT: 514Current Degree: Completing PhD, MSc ConferredGeography (IP/OOP): OOPExtracurricular Activities (awards, achievements, volunteering, employment, research, etc.): I think my ECs must have really carried me: A lot of research: 10+ publications, 20 abstracts, over 300K in operating grants and scholarships. TA in over 20 courses, lots of employment and leadership, ran two conferences, also involved in one sport for most of my life with international/national level competitions and training 15-20 hours a week. My research
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