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Shirl

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  1. Hi all, I wasn't sure if the psyc courses I took in University of Guelph could be seen as humanities/social science prerequisites for Ottawa so I emailed them. In the email reply that I got from them, they stated that "The Humanities or Social Sciences requirements can be completed by any courses that have no relations to Science. For i.e. Sociology, Psychology, Math, Religion, Administration, English Literature, English Writing..." I got confused when I saw Math as a qualifying Humanities / Social Sciences prereq, so I asked them if Math and Statistics can be counted, and they said yes.
  2. Hi all, I'm currently in second year of University of Guelph and I want to apply to US Med Schools but I'm very confused about how they calculate the AMCAS GPA according to this guide: https://aamc-orange.global.ssl.fastly.net/production/media/filer_public/10/ab/10ab9407-7134-4477-9fc9-140d8acb35af/amcas_grade_conversion_guide.pdf First of all, I cannot find a matching scale for Guelph Grading system as we have 85%-100% as A. However, the closest scale on that table the first row of percentage scale. How do I go about that? Secondly, Guelph is semester based. Each course in ou
  3. Hi everyone, I know that med schools do accept students from different major, but once accepted into med school, would I have an advantage if I was in a Bio-Medical major? For example, if one person was in chemistry major and the other was in a bio-med major, would the later do better in med school? Thanks in advance! Shirley
  4. Hi guys, I'm currently going into second year of Animal Biology in University of Guelph, and I decided that I want to go to Med school instead of Vet school. I don't know if I should switch my program which I don't want to. Does anyone know if Animal Biology is considered as life sciences and the courses in Animal biology is okay to apply to med schools? Also, I'm afraid that I will not be able to get strong ECs in this university ( research, volunteer opportunities etc.) since its mainly vet school stuff. Thank you so much for helping!
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