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  1. @frenchpress Very well thought out answer. This guy would crush an MMI station. love to see it. thanks for the input guys
  2. Hello all, quick question, does anyone know the rules around sending the admissions people an update on a ABS item? I was fortunate enough to receive an interview this year and today I found out that one project I had been involved in had been accepted to a major conference. I was wondering if anyone knee the rules around sending the OAS portal an email saying "hey, here's an update on something thats on my sketch, and hope it helps me lol." thanks for your help!
  3. probably 2-3 days before the deadline.... dont remember exactly.
  4. Some of mine were contacted today and I got asked to clarify dates for activities. Im an in province applicant.
  5. thanks for your reply, I realized that I calculated UoT GPA incorrectly I deleted one full course year (AKA all of first year) but I didn't realize that their adjustment eliminates 5 of your lowest full course equivalents. After doing this correctly, my newly calculated UoT GPA is 3.89.
  6. Hey everyone, so, unfortunately, I did not receive any interviews this application cycle. While disappointed, I am not all that surprised. I thought I had a good chance at western, but times change and ill be back next year. I the mean-time I'm thinking about what i will do to make myself a better applicant and i am open to others opinions. Year: 4th year Bsch Geography: Ontario, SWOMEN year one GPA: 3.34 Year two GPA: 3.45 Year three GPA: 3.84 Year four GPA: 4.00 MCAT #1: 498 MCAT #2: 511 (129, 125, 130, 127) I'm open to many ideas. I've cons
  7. What do you mean that the calming effect of being SWOMEN is also diminished?
  8. Hello, I am in the same boat as you OP. I've applied for this current bout of applications. I have one year which meets the GPA cutoff (3.85) -- although one of the semesters from this year was on exchange. I had a WES course-by-course evaluation done and western assured this semester could be used in my GPA calculation. I think I wrote a solid ABS -- talked mainly about activities in southwestern Ontario and London in particular. ECs are also good I think; lots of community involvement and research. I am also SWOMEN and have met the MCAT cutoff. My score was 384 in the first thr
  9. the file size was not the issue. I did mine on preview on my mac when it should have been done in adobe.
  10. Hello, I was asked to resubmit my ABS and I did meet all of last years cutoffs. Why do you ask?
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