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  1. If memory serves it is a combination but no one knows for sure what determines your post interview score. Our best approximation was that interview performance is the single most important factor. If you completely ace the interview that’s auto-admission, regardless of GPA. Then you are stratified based on interview performance (the so called “binning” method) and ranked in order of GPA. In that sense both are important but I’ve always understood that interview performance determines which bin you are in (e.g high waitlist, medium waitlist, low waitlist, the participation waitlist lol - since
  2. September 10 based on elentra. Some of the PSD have an in person location, others are TBD or virtual.
  3. I would caution you from putting too many research activities if you have more than the max number of abs entries, it doesn't make up for leadership/service ethics/etc. So if you already have like 3-4 research things you might be good enough in the research category and could pursue your masters less for the research ABS but job prospects + on campus ECs. But you can make the case that conferences do show communication skills. But they wouldn't get much out of like 7 first author publications when you could've mentioned running a campus club, mentoring students, volunteering for a suicide hotl
  4. More campus access can strengthen ECs, there are typically grad student clubs, but you can also volunteer once a week at Ronald McDonald or something to build up ECs. Work will typically be one entry if you stay at the same place and the EC opportunities you will have to find yourself which may be slightly worse than through schools, e.g. in leadership or mentorship. With masters you can add more student-run activities per year bc of research + clubs/organizations through your school, which also means more responsibilities/roles you can touch on during interviews. If you are okay with research
  5. Maybe they shouldn’t become a doctor then and expose themselves any further... what exactly is an immunocompromised doctor going to do. Why is everyone so entitled to med lol. If I don’t have hands I shouldn’t think of becoming a surgeon. And I know what you’re going to say about rad/path where you don’t see patients, but come on schools not using MCAT for any applicants bc of that? So let’s say it is manageable and they can be a doc, why do they have to write the mcat this year? They should prioritize their own safety first and not write it this year haphazardly, that’s their own respons
  6. Yeah true we only need to know our exact schedule so like you’re saying it’s probably not finished. Hopefully it’s temporary and they fix our Elantra. We’re really going to have our schedule a week before we start lmao
  7. Mine has French and English but looks different from when I checked 1-2 weeks ago. I think it is updated for the first several weeks but in nov the schedules barely there so that’s probably what will be getting significantly updated. Are you saying the schedule for the intro weeks doesn’t seem right?
  8. This is interesting to me as I'm even earlier in my journey than you so take everything with a massive grain of salt lol. It seems like the 2 things causing your distress are the subject material being boring and personal goal of memorizing everything being too challenging - and it setting up a vicious cycle that makes it difficult to want to continue. Couple things - for you the science behind the diseases might be interesting but their management might be boring. Kind of hard to resolve in a career that manages health. Memorizing pharm is going to be boring, way too trivial. Anatomy might be
  9. I remember hearing about needing a top 3 but I haven't seen that since 2016. They probably said that in 2015 to stop applicants from putting something they rushed last minute to build their app. Same way UBC doesn't let you put anything from June onward. But since you're asking, avoid using highschool activities. Assuming you didn't win an olympic gold medal lol
  10. You don't have to rush to submit your omsas now. You can make your casper account now and reserve/pay for a test date now if I'm not mistaken. You can submit your omsas after you do this, even Oct 1 and when you get your omsas submission ID you can talk to casper support and they will add it to your account. I know Dal needs an ID beforehand to sign up for a casper but Ontario schools don't need that. Also don't rush into taking casper early, make sure you practice at least 1-2 weeks, more is better if you can. EDIT: PM me if you're having trouble.
  11. I think you can make a casper acc anytime and add the ID OMSAS generates after you submit whenever. E.g. last year I added the ID to my already existing account from a prior application cycle after registering for a test and it worked out fine. You just need to tell customer support or whoever it is. I'd make one now so you can see the test dates and potentially reserve one you want now before it's gone in the hunger games after omsas submissions. Usually the ideal dates get sniped first.
  12. I'm sure you saw the email just now but they said you can't bring anyone in with you.
  13. Big facts but aye yo issa joke, you don't have to be poking holes in it LOL
  14. Facts bro adcoms don't have the pass and neither do u LOL
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