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  1. I emailed them right away and was able to get an approximate area on the waiting list! I emailed them Monday and got a reply just yesterday Edit: I just realized you were talking about OT! Sorry I have not emailed them yet!
  2. Omg!!! That’s amazing <3 I’m so happy to hear that. It’s just about getting back in there. I was defeated when I didn’t get in last year because literally everyone I knew managed to get in and I felt a variety of self-depreciating emotions. But I was able to pull myself out and I set a plan to upgrade as much as possible without the risk of failing. I believe it helped that they did MMIs this year because last year they determined our acceptance with the CASPer and I’m the slowest typer so I wasn’t really able to show myself through that form of assessment.
  3. I was recently able to get shadowing experience with an OT through a friend who works at a clinic! I recommend either going to a clinic yourself and asking if they’re available for shadowing or through your acquaintances who may have the connections. My experience was virtual and it was approximately an hour long. I just asked her all my questions and she told me her experiences. I learnt lots because I had only been able to read up on OT through google and it was an amazing experience for me to be able to get first hand accounts on the day to day stuff.
  4. Applied + (PT or OT?): McMaster OT/PT, U of A OT/PT (Second year applying to U of A PT, did some upgrading)Accepted: Waitlisted: U of A OT and PTRejected: McMaster OT and PTGPA:c-gpa and s-gpa I believe I’m around a 3.72 but it’s always been very confusing to me with calculating these. From what I remember I had a 3.78 on ORPAS. Perceived strength of essays/interviews/references: Alhamdulillah I feel like I did well on my MMI from U of A. I was not too happy with how my Kira Talent Interview went! I feel like MMI environments are best for me cause you’re talking at a person and not a
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