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  1. You know yourself best but I personally studied for it while working full time and scored in your goal range. I spaced out my studying over many months though, and since it was my first time taking it, and I wasn't in a rush to apply I used this one as a "test run" and depending on how I did I told myself I'd study full time for a re-write if need be (luckily didn't have to rewrite). Since you are rewriting, and sounds like you want to apply this cycle your situation might be different. You'll hear different stories though for people who studied full time and those who did not, so it com
  2. Looks like you're in a good spot. Closer to when it comes time to applying you may have to re calculate your GPA based on the different formulas to get a more specific idea of where you stand. The ECs you listed look good too and if presented well and read by the right person shouldn't hold you back. Remember that employment counts too so your wealth management job (and I imagine you held previous internships or jobs before your full time offer) can all be used. You'll have to take the MCAT so make sure you do your research on how to prepare in your situation and what sections Cal
  3. Not all of them, but some will definitely be in that scenario style format. Although the topic/level will be adjusted for the first/second year level, so more reasonable than the progress test haha.
  4. Ahh ya you raise a good point... canadian students interested in writing it may want to consider taking it after it becomes Pass/Fail (whenever that is). Thanks and kudos to you on passing it! I'm sure it took a lot of work.
  5. Hi everyone, I'm entering 2nd year at a 4 year program and was just curious about how how important taking Step 1 is. From what I've been reading (and I could be wrong!) it's mostly important for: Keeping residency programs in the states open (in that case, try to score competitively) Keeping fellowship training in certain states open (score might matter, but not as much as residency?) Working in certain states It seems that the classmates who have been considering writing it are interested in surgical specialties. The only problem is that I still don't know what t
  6. Just going on the order you listed your grades, didn't interview at most of these schools and requirements might have changed since I went through this process. - Mcmaster doesn't seem out of the question depending on how casper goes - I think Queen's used to be a black box but I do remember people saying it was a threshold for GPA and MCAT (which I think you would meet) and beyond that was your ECs. - Toronto does some seem pretty grades focused but a 3.93 is probably still solid. Will depend on your ECs, References, Essays - I remember UWO being cutoffs for grades and
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