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Medical College Admission Test® (MCAT®) – Fee Assistance Program

If you are considering applying to medical school, preparing to write the Medical College Admission Test® (MCAT®) is likely on your list of things to do. The MCAT is a standardized, multiple-choice examination designed to support the admission process for many medical schools, including U of T. However, students often do not realize the additional costs that could be associated with the MCAT.
Feb 24 / 2021

Interview Days and the MPI

http://www.royalcollege.ca/rcsite/canmeds/canmeds-framework-eEach year, approximately 600 applicants to the MD Program are invited to attend an admissions interview in Toronto. 
Feb 5 / 2021

Autobiographical Sketch (ABS) - The Scholar Cluster

The autobiographical sketch is one of the components used to assess the non-academic qualifications of an applicant to U of T's MD program. Applicants are advised to share their accomplishments and experiences on the ABS, while keeping in mind of the MD Program’s 4 attribute clusters. One of the 4 clusters is often seen as a bit more challenging when preparing the ABS: the scholar cluster. What constitutes an item depicting scholarly attributes?
Sep 17 / 2020

Applying to Medical School: Hidden Costs and Budgeting Tips

Recently I made a video on the costs of being a medical student and how to afford it. Though medical school is expensive, the first obstacle to becoming a doctor is the cost of applying to medical school.
Sep 9 / 2020