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  1. They could only locate my credit score through one credit bureau, not both - that seems to be part of the issue. They suggested a co-signer but my understanding from literally everywhere else and the school's financial advisor is that I should NOT have to get a co-signer. It seems like ATB is just not a great option for the professional student LOC.
  2. I just got told by my regular bank (ATB) that I’m only approved for $60k when they initially told me there should be no problem getting the full amount. I’m bummed and confused, probably going to contact Scotiabank now as per most people’s recommendations.
  3. also non trad here! So looking forward to meeting all the other people with windy roads to get here
  4. Result: Accepted (2:51 pm) Geography: IP GPA: 3.76 MCAT: 508 (130 CARS) Degree: BA, 2018 (I worked very hard to get that 508 with no science background!!) EC: My Top 10 and employment experience all told the story (imo) of my main areas of passion and how they intersect. I have over 10 years of working, volunteering, and advocating in these fields, plus I shared a number of personal experiences and identity related things that led to those passions. Interview: I prepped by reading everything I could find about MMIs and did all the practice scenarios I found onli
  5. I petitioned to apply with PT studies for this past cycle, was successful, and received an interview offer. One thing to note is that I didn’t find out until well into the application cycle and close to the deadline (mid-September) whether my petition was accepted, so you’ll need to start working on your application speculatively before then. Good luck!
  6. I started doing punch needle during the pandemic! I needed something engrossing to replace MCAT studying after the summer haha. Fibre arts ftw!
  7. Result: Invite GPA: 3.76 (UCAN) MCAT: 508 (123/130*/125/130) Location: IP Top 10: Used all 10 but I'm in my 30s so I had lots to say Extensive employment and volunteering focused on a couple of specific passions that intersect. Also included some very meaningful personal experiences related to identity. I graduated from a non-science degree a few years ago and had no awards or research experience. I haven't been in the forums until now, which was probably the right call for my mental health. I did my interview on March 6th and have been trying to not think about it si
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