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  1. Just declined an OOP offer from the waitlist. Should be movement shortly, good luck!
  2. Just declined my offer (IP). Good luck all!
  3. Offer, Halifax (OOP, from waitlist - DECLINED) 3.9 GPA, high 520s MCAT 24/25 academic 27/35 essay/supplementals 34/40 interview 85/100 overall Strong maritime connection (grew up there, family still there) Offer came Wednesday May 19, response due back May 21 (I declined)
  4. Hi everyone - sorry for the slow response. I was on the OOP waitlist and I got an invite Wednesday (to Halifax campus), with a response deadline of today. I just sent my email to decline. Should be another offer coming out soon then! I was the person in the poll above who reported a score of 85. Best of luck to you all.
  5. Update June 1: accepted off waitlist, declined offer Result: Waitlisted 2nd Quartile GPA: high 80s MCAT Score: high 520s Location: OOP Degree: UG many years ago Interview: I thought this interview went super well, but OOP admissions are 100% based on the interview, so it must not have been quite as good as I thought. Congrats folks!
  6. Update: accepted from waitlist May 17, declined offer Waitlisted Out of Province (OOP)GPA(/4.5): mid 4.3sMCAT: high 520sRural/Non-Rural: rural and some other social indicatorsAdvanced Academics (PhD, pubs, academic appointment): none
  7. Hi there - I am a recently accepted applicant in my 30s and I chose not to tell anyone that I was even considering applying to medicine, except for my partner and my referees/verifiers. Similar to the other poster, I knew the odds were tough, and I didn't want people in my current career to think I was checked out. It was difficult at times to keep it secret (why was I volunteering so much? why was I always so busy? ...i.e. studying for MCAT, prepping application materials, interviews). But in retrospect I'm glad I kept it mostly to myself, as it meant there was less stress and expectation, an
  8. Result: Accepted (2:51pm MT) Geography: IP GPA: high 3.8s MCAT: 520+ (130+ CARS) Degree: UG many years ago EC: Non-traditional background, have worked in an unrelated field for the past decade. Lots of leadership through that, and reasonably involved in my community. Interview: Felt very good about it, during and afterward You're never too old to change course and pursue a dream!
  9. Result: Accepted Timestamp: 8:36am EST 4YRS GPA/2YRS GPA: low 3.7s cGPA (2 year GPA much lower) MCAT: 52x MMI and Panel Interview Thoughts: Felt quite good about the MMI during and after. The panel felt incredible - very warm interviewers. Panel Date: Saturday March 27 ECs: Non-traditional background, have worked in an unrelated field for the past decade. Lots of leadership through that, and reasonably involved in my community. Year: Graduated with a BSc a long time ago Geography: IP
  10. Result: Accepted (edit: Hamilton) Timestamp: midnight cGPA: low 3.7s CARS: 131 CASPer: Must have been good (OOP interview at Manitoba) MMI interview thoughts: I was one of those who had to interview twice. I felt better about the first one but the second was still solid. Year: Graduated a long time ago Geography: IP Guaranteed interview from last year: No Not sure whether I'll be accepting yet, waiting on other schools
  11. I also had at least 1 verifier contacted at 5pm today
  12. Result: Accepted Timestamp: No email yet as of 12:53pm MT, but letter is there in Launchpad Geography: IP GPA: 3.9x wGPA for UofA MCAT: 52x Degree: BSc long ago ECs: Non-traditional background, have worked in an unrelated field for the past decade. Lots of leadership through that, and reasonably involved in my community. Interview: Felt very good about it, during and afterward Thoughts: Excited! You are never too old to pursue a dream
  13. I have it too. I'm going to assume it means nothing, since PGME = residency programs.
  14. I'll just offer that in my experience it's possible. In 2020 I remained in my full time job, scored in the 520s on the MCAT in June, did CASPer, got 7 interviews, and am currently on the Dal OOP waitlist (high, I believe) while waiting for the other schools' decisions in May. Go for it!
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