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  1. Hey @inkbat I'm a first year med student and just wanted to throw my 2 cents in. First off, I would never in a million years gamble getting off the waitlist instead of accepting an offer, specially at the advice of individuals who have something to gain by me rejecting an offer. The notion that Western always clears the high waitlist is not always true, and even if it was, do you really want to be the guy who rejected an offer and didn't get in from the waitlist? There is a first time for everything. I've had friends in similar dilemmas, it happens every year but the bottom line is that
  2. Hey guys is anyone looking for an OMSW ticket? I’m not gonna be able to make it so if anyone wants to buy mine lemme know.
  3. I messaged admissions about this last year and they were very explicit in saying to answer the question exactly as it is provided. As such, I would choose to focus on showing as much as you can about teamwork/leadership because that's what they're looking for. Obviously these things are shrouded in so much secrecy no one really knows how they mark these exactly or what to expect. I was very focused on tying back the activity to the skill in the subheading, and it worked out well. At most, if i mentioned another skill i learned, it was a one-sentence thing, nothing to extravagant.
  4. Let me know if you do! I don't wanna bombard her and annoy her with questions but if she lets you know if you have been considered that would be so nice lol. I just feel like I screwed something up with my app and wanna get the news over with lmao.
  5. Hello, I was just wondering if anyone had any insight as to when we might hear back regarding scholarships. Would be nice to know if I will be undertaking crippling debt I haven't been able to find any info from previous years to use as an estimate. Thanks!
  6. For mine, we started late cause an interviewer was a few minutes late, and at 10:40 they tell me we have 3 questions left and only 5minutes left so we're gonna have to speed things up, which threw me off big time for the end
  7. My friends and I all feel like we absolutely blew Western, and have been getting flashbacks the past 3 days. Hope it stops soon
  8. I just remembered something about my written component that's been stressing me out. I believe I may have been short by one sentence, from the range that was given in the instructions. I'm really worried this is going to be deemed a fail, the reason it was one short is because I felt like my paragraph was already fairly lengthy. I've heard conflicting answers on this which is why I'm growing more concerned, wanted to get other people's opinion.
  9. Agreed this is my worry as well. But if the mistake is on their end sure offering 1 or 2 more interviews can't be that out of the question right? Idk what to think
  10. I did, only in year 1 I did not, but it is not one of my 2 best years. MCAT cutoffs were far exceeded. I don't want to get my hopes up tho. I've contacted them.
  11. I've just received a rejection that said my GPA was below the threshold, which I know is not the case. Did anyone else have something like this happen to them?
  12. Swomen here, haven't gotten and email and I feel like trash. Is it pretty much guaranteed that no email means rejection at this point? I met the gpa and mcat cutoffs so my abs must have been flaming trash
  13. I want to get a certificate in Spanish from western, requiring 3.0 courses, but it requires me having to shift my timetable around quite a bit and may be more disruptive than not. My question is, how favourably do med schools look at things like second language certificates, and the fact that I would be certified bilingual? Would it give me a marginal advantage, make my application more appealing? Or will it be more work than it is worth? I would appreciate any insight, cause I haven't heard much on the matter.
  14. Where did you hear they were merging the path courses? And I heard Path 3245 is pretty bad, would you recommend taking the full year course if they merge it?
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