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TIME STAMP: 3:44 p.m. Result: Invite!!!!!! last2yGPA: 3.92  MCAT: (513) 128/127/128/130 ECs: some long term commitments, 5 abstracts, international martial arts, etc.  Year: post UG

TIME STAMP: 3:39 PM Result: Invited to MD wGPA: 3.98 MCAT: 11/10/14 ECs: Average, actually pretty weak I thought.  Year: 4th year undergrad ah!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I was NEVER expecting this

Timestamp: 3:43 pm EST Interview: Yes GPA: Last two years of undergraduate 3.3 cGPA. PhD = 4.0 MCAT: Old 25, 26, 25 New: 508 (Phy/Chem: 125, CARS: 128, Bio:128, Phys 127) ECs: PhD, 10 publicat

Timestamp: 3:43 pm EST


Interview: Yes


GPA: Last two years of undergraduate 3.3 cGPA. PhD = 4.0


MCAT: Old 25, 26, 25 New: 508 (Phy/Chem: 125, CARS: 128, Bio:128, Phys 127)


ECs: PhD, 10 publications (7 first authors), national scholarships, supervised 12 students, lots of conferences and presentation awards, residence staff in UG,


Year: Finished undergrad in 2009, Finished PhD in 2014


 


Well aware that my UG marks wasn't the reason for me getting an interview invite. Spent time in graduate school trying to make up for them, glad it paid off. Good luck to all and don't stop trying.


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TIME STAMP: 4:17 I think


Result: Reeeejection


wGPA: 3.97


MCAT: 12/11/12


ECs: I honestly thought I had decent ECs. They weren't traditional at all -- but I didn't think they were weak!  A bit of a rain on my parade but I definitely could use this dose of humility to help me prep for my other interviews harder.


Current Year: Graduated


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TIME STAMP: 3:41 pm

Result: Invite
wGPA: 3.98ish
MCAT: 511 (127/125/129/130)
ECs: Felt my ECs were very poor until my final year of UG and following graduation. I really picked up on these within the last year and a half.
Year: UG completed last June.

 

Extremely surprised I got an interview invite with that 125 verbal subscore. Very cool.

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TIME STAMP: 6:57 pm

Result: Regrets
wGPA: 3.84
MCAT: 494 (121/129/122/122)
ECsLots of travel, varied work experience, outdoorsy things, organic farming, campus first response, wilderness first aid, hospital/community health/aboriginal health/family health volunteering. Shadowed 2 family physicians at a family health team in rural North Eastern Ontario for the past two years, as well as worked on several community preventative medicine projects as a volunteer with the health team.  Also working with a local Aboriginal Organization on a community kitchen project.  Experience working in traditional healing settings with residential school survivors.
Year: UG completed 2008, Masters completed 2009

 

Unsurprising, given my pathetic MCAT scores (minus CARS).  It was my first time tackling the MCAT science sections and only applied to Queens in case of the unlikely event that I hit it out of the park on the MCAT.  Good luck everyone!  

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TIME STAMP: 7:08 PM

Result: Reject

wGPA: 3.86

MCAT: (519) 129/128/130/132 (CHEM/BIO/CARS/PSYC)

Eps: Heavily involved in campus life and clubs (president of one, treasurer of another). Weekly hospital volunteer for 2 years. Distress line worker for 6 months. Mission trip. 2 NSERCs.

Current Year: 4th year undergraduate

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TIME STAMP: 5:15

Result: Reject

wGPA: 3.89

MCAT: 127/127/129/128

ECs: lots, long term hospital volunteering, volunteering with children, ESL teacher for refugees, TA, tutor, society leadership position, various scholarships and awards (in-course, impact & leadership awards), long term employment, etc.

Year: UG year 4

 
Wasn't keeping my hopes up, but devastating nonetheless. 

 

 

THIS !! you seem like a really deserving applicant and i'm sorry that you didn't get an invite! 

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TIME STAMP: 3:34pm (Jan. 29)

Result: Invite!
wGPA: 3.95
MCAT: 13/10/14
ECs: Work in a research lab (1 semester), cancer centre within a hospital (2 summers), orientation week leader and student society executive, co-authorship on one paper published, volunteering at a hospital for 3 years, shadowing a family doctor
Year: UG 4th year

 

I'm SO excited about this one! I've heard such great things about Queen's so I'm pumped to interview here!

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