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    CASPer Scenario For Discussion #40

    You work at a hospital, where you are in charge of loaning wheelchairs to patients for use in the hospital. A man with no visible physical disability takes the last one. What are your thoughts on the man's actions? Should you intervene? How can society be more inclusive to disabled people...
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    CASPer Scenario For Discussion #39

    You volunteer at the hospital as a porter. Your role involves taking patients to and from their rooms. A nurse calls you and asks you to bring a wheelchair to a patient's room and take him to his appointment in another part of the hospital. When you arrive, the patient stays cursing at you and...
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    CASPer Scenario For Discussion #38

    You are doing your teaching practicum and you have been assigned an elementary school to teach at. Another teacher in-training asks you to switch schools with her because it is more convenient for her and her children. What factors should you consider before making a decision? Is it fair that...
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    CASPer Scenario For Discussion #37

    You are a member of your University swim team. Gina, another member, has formed a group chat with everyone on the team, except the captain, Taylor. Gina posts several negative sentiments about Taylor, including one that accuses Taylor of taking drugs to enhance their performance. You believe...
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    CASPer Scenario For Discussion #36

    You have been promoted to assistant manager at a publishing company. Recently, your boss has been taking long lunch hours and leaving early, leaving you to do your work and theirs. How should you talk to your boss? Your boss says that your job is to help them with their tasks. Are they taking...
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    CASPer Scenario For Discussion #35

    You have just started working at a coffee house. During rush hour, a customer orders sugar-free iced tea. You observe your colleague handing them a regular iced tea. Is this situation harmless? When you ask your colleague, they shrug it off saying the customer probably won't notice. Should you...
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    CASPer Scenario For Discussion #34

    You have saved up money for weeks and are able to purchase a large bag of groceries to donate to the Food Bank. Proud of your accomplishment, you take a photo of your donation and post it on Instagram. Your friend, Elizabeth, posts a public statement that people shouldn't brag about donating to...
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    CASPer Scenario For Discussion #33

    You work for a company that provides entertainment for children's parties. Your boss asks you to wear a Native American costume as part of the entertainment show. You are not Native American and are uncomfortable doing so. How do you handle this situation with your boss? Your boss respects your...
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    CASPer Scenario For Discussion #32

    You are in a long line in a busy coffee shop. A pregnant woman is in front of you. She says to the man in scrubs ahead of her that she should be allowed to cut in front of him because she is pregnant. The man says no. Should you say anything? To whom? What is your role in this situation? What...
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    CASPer Scenario For Discussion #31

    The corporate tax rate allows corporations to be taxed less than individuals get taxed on their personal income. Those against the concept of corporate taxes being lower argue that it propagates class differences between the upper classes (who typically own corporations) and the lower classes...
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    CASPer Scenario For Discussion #30

    Janet is eating at a restaurant with her friend Shelly. Shelly recently came out as a lesbian and told Janet that she is worried her homophobic parents are not going to accept her. What would you tell Shelly if you were in Janet's position? As a straight individual, can Janet empathize with...
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    CASPer Scenario For Discussion #29

    Cheryl is shadowing an oncologist in the hospital. She realizes that one of their patients is her friend's grandfather. Cheryl just found out that the grandfather has late-stage cancer and will probably die in the next few months. Should Cheryl message her friend? When is it to breach...
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    CASPer Scenario For Discussion #28

    You have just witnessed the following: a distressed lost puppy was rescued from the middle of the road by a stranger. You approach the stranger and tell him how awesome what he did was. He tells you that given he rescued the lost puppy, he is going to take it home and be its new owner. Is it...
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    CASPer Scenario For Discussion #27

    Several world religions have dietary restrictions that prohibit members of those religions from consuming certain food items. If Kevin was a member of a religion that prohibits anything but pasta, would it be religious discrimination for a store to not offer pasta? Give an example of what...
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    CASPer Scenario For Discussion #26

    You have just discovered someone selling a test bank for your calculus class on Kijiji. You are struggling in this class, and so this can potentially really help your grade. Would you purchase the test bank? Would you report the seller if their identity is not anonymous? If you were one A+...
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    CASPer Scenario For Discussion #25

    Raccoons, skunks, and other animals often end up in people's backyards. They can be dangerous and create a lot of issues for homeowners. The homeowners have to pay for professionals to remove them from their properties in a safe manner. Otherwise, if they do so themselves, it can be dangerous...
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    CASPer Scenario For Discussion #24

    You are the CEO of an international tech company. You just realized that one of the company executives had been messing with the company's financial records, and the company is less profitable than you thought. You now have to lay off 20% of the employees. How would you go about announcing this...
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    CASPer Scenario For Discussion #23

    While walking to your class on campus, you have just realized that you have forgotten your chemistry textbook in the library. When you go back to get it, the person who you were sitting next to has the exact same book as you in their bag. You can't see your textbook anywhere. How would you...
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    CASPer Scenario For Discussion #22

    Dave is riding on the subway when he suddenly notices a man talking to himself in distress. The man appears as though he is talking to someone who is not there. Dave's friend, Rachel, tells him not to approach the man because he "is probably crazy." What should Dave do in this situation...
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    CASPer Scenario For Discussion #21

    The COVID-19 pandemic introduced a lot of previously unseen ethical dilemmas. Some individuals refuse to wear masks because they believe this infringes on their personal rights. Let's say that a patient with stroke symptoms decided to come to the emergency room. Upon entry to the hospital, the...
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    CASPer Scenario For Discussion #20

    Circumcision is a popular practice in many parts of the world, often for cultural reasons. Current research shows that the benefits of circumcision do not outweigh the risks of the procedure. Imagine you were an individual whose religion dictates circumcision. Would a government outlawing...
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    CASPer Scenario For Discussion #19

    Burnout is increasingly common among professionals. Mindfulness is one strategy that is used to cope with burnout and as a preventative mechanism. Mindfulness focuses on letting go of thoughts and focusing on one's senses and surroundings. Often, individuals show skepticism about starting...
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    CASPer Scenario For Discussion #18

    Healthcare professionals working in university-affiliated hospitals often have to act as teachers to professional school students such as nursing students, medical students, physiotherapy students etc. Without having proper training in education, it's sometimes very difficult for healthcare...
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    CASPer Scenario For Discussion #17

    The golden rule in many religions is "treat others like you want to be treated." Why is this rule so prevalent in many cultures? Think of a time when you were treated unfairly and describe it briefly. As a follow-up to the question above, would you do anything differently if you could go back...
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    CASPer Scenario For Discussion #16

    You are working part-time in a sports equipment store. In the last month, some money from the register has started to go missing. Your boss accuses you of stealing the money. You are innocent. How do you manage the sudden change in your working relationship with your boss? Your boss decides...
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    CASPer Scenario For Discussion #15

    During the COVID-19 pandemic, it was revealed that several politicians holding a government position went on vacation, flouting travel restrictions and social-distancing policies. What are the ethical implications of people in power disregarding the rules they create? Do you think these...
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    CASPer Scenario For Discussion #14

    Your friend, Tori, wants to start a club that will raise money to help families in Yemen, who are currently going through a famine crisis. What are some ethical considerations regarding this scenario? What if Tori was only doing this so this will look good on her application to a professional...
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    CASPer Scenario For Discussion #13

    Your friend, Mia, can be quite blunt and doesn't always realize that she may come across as offensive. Your other friend, Albert, confesses that he is dyslexic. Mia jokes that he is illiterate; Albert laughs it off but you can tell he is hurt by her comment. What do you say to Mia? What if...
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    CASPer Scenario For Discussion #12

    You are put into a lab group with 4 other classmates for your biology lab project. One member, Ronald, declares that he will lead the project. Whenever other group members make a suggestion, he is very demeaning and condescending. Exasperated by his behaviour, the other lab members and you start...
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    CASPer Scenario For Discussion #11

    Think of a time when you didn't keep a promise to someone you cared for. Briefly describe the situation. Is there a difference between breaking a promise you made to your best friend versus breaking a promise you made to a stranger? How would you respond to an angry friend when they found out...
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    CASPer Scenario For Discussion #10

    Albert Einstein once said, "Curiosity has its own reason for existing." What did Einstein mean when he said that? When can curiosity be dangerous? Describe a time where you showed extensive curiosity. Give yourself 5 minutes to articulate a response & Discuss Below !! This scenario is from...
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    CASPer Scenario For Discussion #9

    Your brother just told you that he wants to become a teacher. He says he was inspired by his math teacher and believes that he is going to be an awesome teacher if he chooses this career path. He has a very extroverted personality and loves working with others. What are some things your brother...
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    CASPer Scenario For Discussion #8

    A close friend in your 1st-year veterinary school class tells you that his mother was recently diagnosed with breast cancer. He feels overwhelmed by his studies and is considering dropping out of veterinary school to spend more time with his mother. Should you encourage him to do so? How can...
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    CASPer Scenario For Discussion #7

    "University students volunteer mostly to make their resumes more impressive." Why do you think someone would make a statement like this? Think of a time in your life when you volunteered because you thought it would look impressive on your resume. If organizations are often in need of...
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    CASPer Scenario For Discussion #6

    Imagine being the TA (Teacher's Assistant) for a chemistry class. One of the students in the class you are TAing in has been coming to your office hours often, and you are aware that she is struggling quite a bit. She is always very respectful and appreciative of your help whenever you help...
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    CASPer Scenario for Discussion #5

    This scenario is from PrepMatch.com, the free peer-to-peer CASPer preparation platform that allows you to practice hundreds of scenarios for free. PrepMatch is a non-profit partnered up with the SDN that aims to make the admission process more equitable: Jennifer is a university student who is...
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    What would you do in this CASPer Scenario? (POLL)

    Dave is riding on the subway when he suddenly notices a man talking to himself in distress. The man appears as though he is talking to someone who is not there. Dave's friend, Rachel, tells him not to approach the man because he "is probably crazy." What should Dave do? (This scenario is from...
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    What would you do in this ethical scenario?

    Michael tells you that he wants to take a "Spanish 101" course to boost his GPA even though he is a native Spanish speaker. Native speakers are not allowed to take the course by school policy. What do you do? (This scenario is from PrepMatch.com, the free peer-to-peer CASPer preparation...
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    How would you answer this tricky CASPer scenario?

    While walking to your class on campus, you have just realized that you have forgotten your chemistry textbook in the library. When you go back to get it, the person who you were sitting next to has the exact same book as you in their bag. You can't see your textbook anywhere. 1. How would you...
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    Tricky CASPer Scenario- how would you answer it?

    You are on the last day of your volunteer clinic experience. You have a busy patient clinic ahead of you, and it appears your clinic supervisor (who you think is an amazing role model) is intoxicated. (Answer the questions below or discuss the main points in your posts) How are you going to...
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