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  1. Hey! I got in this past year with basically the same stats as you. Prepare your best for the CASPER and make sure your personal statement lines up with the PT competencies (you can find them online)! A strong supplementary will set you apart.
  2. Yep! That's totally okay. Here's a quote from UofT's website - from my knowledge all Ontario schools (idk about Ottawa) require 1 academic and 1 professional reference. Dalhousie requires 2 academic + 1 professional. "We require one academic reference and one professional reference. Both referees should be individuals who can address your aptitude for studies in a health profession. Referees should also have direct knowledge of the applicant and should be in a position to reasonably make statements concerning the applicant’s character, communication and academic capabilities, and special
  3. I'm in the Western vs Mcmaster boat. A couple people I've known from the Mcmaster PT program don't have overly positive things to say, but older (4-10 yrs) Mac PT alumni seem super competent, ethical, and compassionate and seem to all say any school will yield a good experience. I've only heard good things about the western program. Faculty is amazing, hybrid style lectures, strong ortho background. London area is not ideal for my personal preferences though if you're from the area I understand how it's perfect! Location is my biggest gripe,and having to be away from my support system du
  4. Applied + (PT or OT?): PT only Accepted: McMaster (final offer on mosaic/email/orpas), Western(email/student portal/orpas), Queens(orpas only)Waitlisted:Rejected: UofT (?)GPA: cpga of 3.78 and sgpa of 3.81Perceived strength of essays/interviews/references: thought my UofT interview was strongest, but haven't heard anything back on ORPAS/email which I think I will presume as a rejection. It's my second year applying and last year I got accepted to 0/4 schools (with a sgpa of 3.78 so only a 0.03 difference in GPA this year, but my applications felt way stronger). McMaster interview was so-so for
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