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  1. Keep practicing under timed conditions (maybe even limit yourself to 5 seconds less than the optimal time). Another thing to do is instead of drawing a grid, just draw directly on the practice question's hole punched paper diagram and visualize unfolding and refolding in your head. I found that you don't always need to draw out a grid for all questions. I think I only used the grid method for a handful of the questions on the DAT.
  2. Received my conditional acceptance offer today from the upper 1/3 IP waitlist at 3:31pm !!!!!! SO EXCITED TO MEET EVERYONE.
  3. Yeah mine is still there! Hasn't changed in appearance since the first day (lol).
  4. No this was a few weeks ago, there's a comment about it on this thread.
  5. There was one person from IP that was accepted off the waitlist but I believe they are declining for med.
  6. I'm in the top third IP and haven't heard anything yet.
  7. Please remove if not allowed. Also sorry for the strange title, I couldn't think of anything else. I have a strange (?) dilemma and wanted some input. My SO and I have been together for 4 years and I am pursuing studies in dental health and dental research. My SO doesn't care about their oral health very much. They only brush at the most, once a day in the morning (they go to bed without brushing their teeth), do not floss, and have not seen a dentist in 8 years. SO has had braces when they were younger so they have been exposed to seeing a dental professional before. I do notice that the
  8. Dude I think you're golden. Go apply everywhere in Canada and rock the interview.
  9. Honestly there isn't one resource for RC that I personally would recommend. I would suggest perhaps seeking out MCAT CARS exercises. CARS is a bit harder than DAT's RC but it's always better to challenge yourself. Maybe dabble in Kaplan RC, DAT Prep, and other DAT RC books first. Then using CARS once you feel like you have a feel of the strategy/method you want to use. Always time yourself though so that you build up endurance for the real thing. I used Barron's DAT and thought that was a medium-ish level for RC. McGraw Hill's resources were also a bit more challenging than Kaplan's. Anoth
  10. I agree with some of the others in this thread. Do a 5th year instead of starting a Masters and not finishing it up. Just make sure most of your courses are at the senior level or higher. Additionally, try applying out of province because you never know! I've had many friends who have done a 5th year of undergrad and got accepted into professional colleges, so it's not to say that a 5th year is a waste of time. Or, you could do a Masters if you are passionate about diving into research and commit the 2 years to it. But definitely start thinking about the DAT now and review material
  11. I would highly recommend using DAT destroyer for biology and chemistry instead of Kaplan because Kaplan is too easy. If you do use Kaplan, use it very sparingly as a review and a teaching tool. But rely more on DAT destroyer for challenging bio and chem practice. Additionally, if you're writing the Canadian DAT. Print out your PAT exercises (especially angle ranking) as it's a different strategy on-monitor vs on-paper. Good luck! You're ahead of the game already by starting now EDIT: spelling mistakes
  12. I believe it has only moved 1 spots IP and 1 spots OOP. I'm in the upper third and still waiting too. There will be lots of movement once medicine releases their results!
  13. Ah I see. There doesn't seem to be a checkbox-type of thing for me to utilize... But yes I will be using Bambi's suggestion to include my intention about dental school in the cover letter. Thanks!
  14. Because one of the job requirements is that you must be returning to school in the fall, which I hope I will be if I get off the wait list for this cycle's dentistry. I think I will end up doing that, thank you! Also I just realized that this was probably not the appropriate forum to ask this question
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