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  1. IP MCAT: 515 AGPA: 4.5 One Socioeconomic coefficient 3rd time writing CASPer
  2. Hey thank you! I'm pretty confident about CASPer just because it'll be my third time, but this Snapshot thing is new. Based on some other internet reviews, many are calling on people to NOT do the snapshot if it's not required by the program. I haven't seen anything about it being required yet as this was the first place I heard about it... Will have to email schools and ask if they're requiring it and if it will benefit participants
  3. Hey!! Any insight as an OOP applicant would be appreciated. My GPA is about a 3.95 but I also have a completed Master's degree but I'm not entirely sure where the extra points are added for that. My CARS score was 128 and I got two interviews to Ottawa with CASPer when my GPA was a 3.94 at the time so I think it should be okay? I feel like a goof because I only just realized McMaster separates IP and OOP.
  4. Has anyone interviewed as part of the bilingual stream? I heard somewhere that you can switch into the bilingual stream after admission even if you interview as regular in the Manitoba stream. Can anyone confirm or deny?
  5. Putting yourself in other peoples' shoes, recognizing inequalities and advocating for those who may be disproportionately affected. All important qualities in a physician.
  6. In my opinion if you can't standardize a standardized test against people who wrote it previous cycles, the point of your standardized test is moot. I'm pretty frustrated. To me it makes more sense to add full dates with full exams vs. a shortened format. The 6:30 am start time? Ridiculous and my guess is unprecedented. How are students going to use public transport to get to the facility that early? Oh right, we're made of money if we can write the MCAT so why not just hop in a cab. 5 hours and 45 minutes is still a significant chunk of time and without that 30 minute break to refuel, u
  7. I. Ranking of Applicants for Offer of Admission All applicants who were selected for interview and participated in the interview process are ranked by the Admissions Committee. 1. General MD Program, MD/PhD Program Stream, and Bilingual Stream All applicants who participated in the interview process will be ranked in their respective pool by calculating a composite score in the following way: (15% AGPA + 40% MCAT® + 35% MMI + 10% CASPer®) X (rural co-efficient if >0) X (academic co-efficient if >0) X (socioeconomic and cultural diversity co-efficient if >0) Applicants' component
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