HOW WILL CR/NRC AFFECT MY FURTHER EDUCATION?
Trying to figure out whether to take CR/NCR grades for the winter term? In this webinar, we answer your questions about how this decision affects your plans to apply to a professional program (e.g. medicine, dentistry, physiotherapy, social work) or a graduate program (e.g. a master’s degree). Learn about the general landscape of further education admissions.
LISTEN TO THE HEALTH CAREERS PODCASTS
Learn about experiences of current health care professionals and students attending professional schools in the podcasts.
Health Careers 'Casts 2021
- Rabia Gill, Pathologist's Assistant
- Peter Hoang, Internal Medicine Resident
- Aleece Katan, Clinical Psychology PhD Student (UW)
- Dr. Pamela Seeds, Clinical Lecturer (UW)
- Danielle Vucenovic, Physician Assistant
- Jennifer Phillips, Speech-Language Pathologist
- Kalpita Gaitonde, Health Promotion and Evaluation Specialist
- Luam Araya, Medical School Student (University of Alberta)
- Kayla Wierts, Knowledge Translation & Evaluation Specialist
- Emily Chung, Pharmacy Student (UW)
- Porsha Pruchnicki, Physician Assistant
Health Careers 'Casts 2020
WEBINAR SERIES: HOW TO SURVIVE YOUR MEDICAL SCHOOL APPLICATIONS 2022
Navigating through your medical school applications? In this webinar series, we answer your questions on topics including the 2022 Candian medical school application rules, sketch activities and planning for your essays. Learn more about how to prepare for your applications to medical schools in Canada. The series includes:
AMSAS: sections 1 to 4
AMCAS Sections 5 and 6
AMCAS: Section 7
AMCAS Section 8
AMCAS Section 8
Medical School Application Tests and Costs to Apply
AMCAS: Timeline and GPA
OMSAS Applicant Streams and Considerations by Program
OMSAS What's the Autobiographical sketch
OMSAS How do I write my ABS
OMSAS: How do I write my essays and ABS descriptions
OMSAS: What tests do I have to take and how much will it cost to apply
Should I say things about life stuff in my application
US Medicine: How do I write my secondary essay
AMCAS: What is a personal statement?
AMCAS: What is a secondary essay?
OMSAS: GPA, course load and pre-reqs
PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL INTERVIEWS
These videos support preparation for a Multiple Mini Interview (MMI) style interview. While this style is common for admission interviews for health professions like medicine, pharmacy, physiotherapy, etc. the format is becoming more common with other programs as well. Individual programs will share the interview style either on their website or in the interview invitation. Additionally, some of the preparation support offered in the final 3 videos listed here could be useful for MPI, panel, one-on-one and other graduate and professional school interview formats.
High Level MMI
How is the MMI Different this year?
What are the right things to do in the MMI?
How do I answer problem solving questions?
How do I answer questions about myself?
What do I do with all the advice?
WRITING YOUR PERSONAL STATEMENT
How do you write a personal statement? In this webinar, we answer your questions about how programs evaluate statements, how to determine which experiences to include, how to communicate your fit, how to format your statement, how to locate department or program-specific information, and more.
What is CASPer? In these two videos, we provide an overview of what this admissions test is, how you can register for it and what you can expect in the actual test. CASPer is a computer-based test that allows you to explore ethical issues through written passages and video scenarios. Watch these videos to learn more about CASPer and how you can prepare.
What's up with CASPer? Part 1Transcript
What is CASPer? Part 2
How to apply to Ontario Bachelor of Education programs
Thinking about going into teaching? Watch this presentation of how Teachers programs work and what you need to consider for your application, either in Ontario or abroad!
How do I become a teacher in Ontario and what do I need to apply
What are the different teaching divisions?
What do programs look at?
What's the deal with teachables?
When do I apply?
Where should I apply?
How much does it cost to apply?
What if I want to study abroad but teach in Ontario?
What if I want to teach abroad?
Applying can be stressful, especially when there are many different factors to consider. If you're thinking of pursuing graduate school in the future, below are some short videos about what graduate school looks like and some tips/requirements to know as you're applying!