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  1. Salut! Je suis présentement étudiante de 2e année et je me demandais s'il y a une possibilité que je soit acceptée en p-med, sachant que ma cote R est de 34.5 (première session). Je sais que pour les notes de la 2e session, mon cégep n'a pas opté pour la politique de pass or fail (apparemment les unis ont accès à nos moyennes?). Mes notes pour cette session étaient toutes légèrement au-dessus de la moyenne des autres étudiants (environ 5%, tournant autour des 88-92%). Cependant, je m'inquiète un peu pour ma cote R de 3e session, puisque j'ai eu beaucoup plus de difficulté avec mon apprentissage pour diverses raisons. Il me reste encore la 4e session pour essayer de me rattraper. Ainsi, je mise tout sur cette dernière (comme ça si je suis placée sur la liste d'attente, j'augmente ma possibilité d'être acceptée). À mon avis, la seule façon que je parvienne à être acceptée en p-med serait que la cote R minimale baisse et que je performe mieux que la moyenne au CASPer (en plus d'avoir une forte cote R à la quatrième session). Ah aussi, si quelqu'un sait si les MEMs auront lieu cette année, SVP laissez-moi savoir! J'espère que mes explications n'étaient pas trop difficiles à comprendre Merci à l'avance!
  2. Hi guys, this is my first time posting on this forum but I was hoping to get some help with choosing my undergrad. To give some insight on my educational background, I'm graduating from Cegep this semester but my R-score isnt too great(30.4), so I have to do my undergrad before applying to med school. This has been my childhood dream but unfortunately I went through a really rough patch in Cegep however Im willing to put the effort it takes to do well with my undergrad and try my chance for med school. I applied to Concordia university for winter 2021 in Cell and Molecular biology(specialization) with a minor in Multidisciplinary Studies in Science. I wanted to ideally pursue my education at McGill but unfortunately they dont accept admissions for the winter semester. 1. Do you think my program of choice and minor would give me a shot at med school? 2. Would it be better for me to apply to Mcgill for fall 2021 and transfer from Concordia? I wanna start uni now so I dont fall back on my courses but I could always apply to McGill for fall 2021 and transfer if it would be to my advantage. 3. I know Mcgill's med school doesnt really care about your undergrad program and they only pay attention to your gpa but since apparently the difficulty of the degree matters for french med schools once they want to calculate your CRU, would it better for me to apply to a "harder" degree at McGill for fall 2021 when I request a transfer? I'd appreciate any tips you guys might have for me thank you!!!
  3. Hi there. Im going to start grade 12 in September and Im looking into universities. I really want to go to medical school one day but I have concerns for my bachelors. I am a decent student, I get high 80's and sometimes 90's depending on the course. I think that If I apply to Health Sci, i'll have a better chance of getting in because Bio Med and Med Sci is sooo competitive. At the same time I worried it'll be a disadvantage to my learning if I take Health Sci! If I take Health Sci, will I still be able to go to medical school. The goal is to be a paediatrician or maybe even an anesthesiologist! thanks:)
  4. Bonjour! Je suis un collégien en dernière session qui a appliqué à McGill en pre-med (cote R>35) et j'ai quelques questions: Je me demandais combien de références minimum il est nécessaire de mettre dans le VERL qu'accompagne le CV. Dans le document d'information ils disent 4-5, mais vu que les CVs des cégépiens sont relativement plus courts que ceux qui détiennent un bac en raison des publications de recherches et des prix, je me demandais si il est possible d'en mettre moins. J'en ai plus que 5, mais cela revient à ma 2e question: y a-t-il des gens qui savent si ils contactent vraiment toutes les personnes? J'ai quelques bonnes références, mais les autres sont relativement peu bonnes et pourraient ne pas les intéresser. Merci!
  5. Just a little rant on med-school admissions. Anyone else frustrated that medicals schools have such vague prerequisites requirements? For a program that is amongst the most competative i'd expect some clear instructions on what marks to get in what specific classes...when I first researched requirements it said that you can be ANY major you want and no required courses...how does that make any sense? A least give prospective students some recommendations on what to take to relate/prepare for medical school material. When I first decided to go the med-school route I was so damn confused on what courses to take. I was certainly determined and didn't want to have a "backup" career like engineering, but also didn't want to over-take too many hard bio/chem courses. Took me such a long time to determine what to take, how many credits they were, and what is related to medicine and mcat preperation without over-doing courses that were too hard. At least give 5-6 required courses (bio/chem/anatomy) and put up a bunch of electives rather than just saying "anything you want." That was quite long but anyone else go through this dilema?
  6. Hey guys, I'm thinking of applying to UOttawa med this year- I just wanted to know; what is the cut-off for the wGPA for anglophone applicants? On their site it says you can email and ask, but the lady won't be back till october 1st (how convenient). Did anyone manage to email this year? I don't wanna assume it's the same as previous years. Thanks!
  7. Hi there, So I am currently a high school student in Grade 11, and am considering to go into the medical stream. My first semester grade 11 marks, in my opinion, are good, but are not necessarily that stellar (currently averaging at 89). During second semester, I'm doing better with an anticipated average of around 93 (mostly business courses, hardest course is functions). Considering the fact that medical school heavily weigh GPA as well as MCAT, I was just wondering if this program is a "GPA killer"? From what I know, in this program, the college courses taken at Centennial College count as university credits and are presumably easy and high-school like in nature. As a result, I assume these are an easy way to bring up your GPA. However, the UofT courses (the mandatory life science ones) are considered hard and are specifically calibrated to bring the averages down if too high (bell curve). Is that true? One of the main factors that contribute to this program to be first on my list of choices is the fact that in addition to getting a degree, you also get a useful diploma which enables you to get a highly demanded job, as a paramedic. Other programs that I am considering are either a bio program at either Ryerson or Brock (to simply get a higher GPA) as well as Life Science at McMaster. With these programs, however, the potential possibility of not making it into medical school can be devastating. However, if the correct courses are taken, there is a chance to venture my way into dentistry or podiatry. Ultimately, what do you think would be the best course of action for me?
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