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On 5/6/2020 at 3:58 PM, rrxxccooll said:

I wonder if we apply again after finishing a master degree, will they still look at our undergrad gpa? What kind of master program is good for applying for OT? What about some online programs? Thanks

Depends on the school, Western does for example, so does alberta for OT. I did a Masters program this past year and that was the difference for me getting in and not getting in, personally.

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Not OT, but here's my experience:  I took a year between high school and college to travel and volunteer, it remains one of the best decision I've ever made. I started post-secondary at a college

A bit off topic, but this forum post (the 2020 version) has over double the pages of the 2019 one. 

Hi Everyone! Last night I received MSc. OT acceptances from UofT, Queen's & McMaster. I've also been accepted to Western as well, but only for the combined OT/Ph.D program. After a lot of ref

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1 hour ago, MMZ said:

Western considers grad school marks too

I just double checked this on Western's admissions page, and they state among the grades not considered in sGPA calculation are courses from graduate degrees, B.Ed., and diploma programs (among others!)

Edit: Oops, I guess you must have been referring to OT, my comment was only for PT! I just checked the admissions page for OT at Western and it turns out that they DO consider graduate courses for sGPA calculations there. Pardon me for any confusion :) 

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I got into Manitoba!! 


Also silly question- I am from Ontario but the regulations for OT are the same across the country right? If I get my education from Manitoba and write the national exam I would just register with the Ontario college of Ots? There isnt some long confusing process like international OTs have to do right?

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