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    [Canada] Switching career to Audiology in mid-thirties

    Hello there, I am a linguistics PhD, and am currently working on a non-tenure track faculty position. While the pay is decent, the job is inherently unstable, and I have no idea what will happen when my contract ends in 3-4 years. Because of the difficulty in obtaining tenure-track positions, I...
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    Med Schools with GPA forgiveness???? Please help - First MD app

    Which Canadian (or US, but Canada is preferred) med school has some kind of forgiveness in their application? I have a very poor GPA from 1 year of a previous unrelated degree and refuse to let it impact my (now) very strong application. I know University of Calgary can "ignore" (for lack of a...
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    Canadian Pre-dental applying to US schools

    Hi everyone, I'm new to this whole pre-dental business as I just decided to pursue dentistry recently. I was just wondering how most US dental schools look at Canadian university courses to see if they are accepted as prerequisites. I go to University of British Columbia and some general...
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    MMI Done Right - Part I: Resources

    The multiple mini interview (MMI), for example, is often thought to be impossible to prepare for. I am here to tell you that practice makes perfect. This applies to everything in life. Whether it involves preparing for an organic chemistry test, preparing to give a speech in front of an...
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    Ubc or Usask

    Hello everyone! I was just wondering if anyone could give me any advice on schools to do my undergrad at? I've been accepted to both UBC and USask and have been seriously considering both of them. Ubc is close to home and has a great reputation, whereas the University of Saskatchewan is two...
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    What do interviewers expect (MMIs)

    What do interviewers often look for when you do the MMIs? Is there a certain set of criteria , or a set of checkboxes? I understand that each scenario doesn't have a "correct answer" and it is dependent on how you analyse the senario and evaluate it. However is the delivery (tone, hand...
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    UBC Interview! Being a Third Year?

    Hi everyone, I just got an Interview for UBC's DMD program. Big congratulations to everyone else who got one and if you didn't, I'm sure you'll get em next year :). So entry statistics of the previous classes are posted here http://www.dentistry.ubc.ca/dmd/dmd-entrance-statistics/ . UBC says...
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    February 2016 Canadian DAT Scores?

    How did everyone else do? What do you think of these scores for getting into UBC? RC: 25 Bio: 24 Chem: 20 AA: 23 PA: 19 MDT: 17
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    February 2016 Canadian DAT Scores?

    How did everyone else do? What do you think of these scores for getting into UBC? RC: 25 Bio: 24 Chem: 20 AA: 23 PA: 19 MDT: 17
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    Are you preparing for the Assessment of Clinical Skills for Canadian NDEB?

    UBC Dentistry in Vancouver, BC is offering an intensive seven day course to anyone who is interested in taking the Clinical Skills component of the NDEB Equivalency Process. Over the past few years we have had tremendous success with our participating students passing the Clinical Skills...
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    Are you preparing for the Clinical Skills component of the NBDE?

    UBC Dentistry in Vancouver, BC is offering an intensive seven day course to anyone who is interested in taking the Clinical Skills component of the NDEB Equivalency Process. Over the past few years we have had tremendous success with our participating students passing the Clinical Skills...