Jump to content
Premed 101 Forums

Recommended Posts

  • Replies 145
  • Created
  • Last Reply

Top Posters In This Topic

Top Posters In This Topic

Popular Posts

I definitely hope it’s earlier than later. Of the entire application process, I find this waiting period the most excruciating.  Best of luck to all!

It's going to be a long two months...  It's my first year applying, and this process is so long and so exhausting! All of us deserve a vacation in May regardless of the outcomes! 

Good luck everyone!! I remember all 5 of my decision days- the first 4 were tears of sadness, rejection and disappointment, and finally last year, tears of joy. Whatever the result, you've come farthe

Posted Images

4 minutes ago, peanut.socks said:

What do you mean? I don’t think the geography influences the ranked list (aside from the max number of OOP offers they can send)

I think the reasoning is that OOP people who got interviews will have higher than average stats so they'll more likely have higher ranking on the waitlist? I don't know if that checks out, my brain is tired, so I'd have to think about it more. I think the one flaw in this reasoning is that the OOP quota is smaller...but then again I don't know how UBC deals with waitlisted OOP applicants on the rank list.

Link to post
Share on other sites
6 minutes ago, Persephone said:

I think the reasoning is that OOP people who got interviews will have higher than average stats so they'll more likely have higher ranking on the waitlist? I don't know if that checks out, my brain is tired, so I'd have to think about it more. I think the one flaw in this reasoning is that the OOP quota is smaller...but then again I don't know how UBC deals with waitlisted OOP applicants on the rank list.

This. Also OOP applicants are more likely to be offered spots in other med schools (more competitive applicants) and they often end up taking spots closer to home.

If you look at the UBC stats for the past few years, more OOP applicants have rejected offers than IP applicants.

To be clear, geography does not impact an applicant’s position on the waitlist!

Link to post
Share on other sites
1 hour ago, Chaplin said:

Can't sleep. Going over two confused blundrish sentences I said to the actor during the acting station. Wishing the mods hadn't removed the post interview discussion thread for this cycle.

I'm just going to work out.

Unlikely these 2 sentences are going to sink you. You are overthinking it.

Link to post
Share on other sites
5 hours ago, Chaplin said:

Can't sleep. Going over two confused blundrish sentences I said to the actor during the acting station. Wishing the mods hadn't removed the post interview discussion thread for this cycle.

I'm just going to work out.

we removed something? Curious......(?) 

Link to post
Share on other sites
6 hours ago, Chaplin said:

Can't sleep. Going over two confused blundrish sentences I said to the actor during the acting station. Wishing the mods hadn't removed the post interview discussion thread for this cycle.

I'm just going to work out.

This. I keep going over everything from the interview in my head! 

Link to post
Share on other sites
1 minute ago, this_process_is_death said:

This has been the longest rollecoaster ride of my life. Lowkey might actually puke before the end of the day. Will update soon

Aw, deep breaths! I am trying to do that anyway. Take things slow. My whole body is a tense mess...I've been avoiding breakfast, but I think it might help me feel less all over the place....do something that makes you feel good/calm!

Link to post
Share on other sites
Just now, Persephone said:

Aw, deep breaths! I am trying to do that anyway. Take things slow. My whole body is a tense mess...I've been avoiding breakfast, but I think it might help me feel less all over the place....do something that makes you feel good/calm!

Ironically, I would love to go to an amusement park right now!

Link to post
Share on other sites
11 minutes ago, Persephone said:

I feel ya. Like I said to my bf, this is like being on the worst rollercoaster ride

Agreed. 

8 minutes ago, this_process_is_death said:

This has been the longest rollecoaster ride of my life. Lowkey might actually puke before the end of the day. Will update soon

The med application process is so long. It can get unbearable at times.

Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...

×
×
  • Create New...