Frequently Asked Questions - Admissions

When are offers made?

Offers of admission will start to be sent out in the 2nd week of May. 

When can I call for feedback on my file?

We do not provide personalized feedback on applications.

When do interviews take place?

Interviews take place between February and April. Applicants are notified by e-mail on an ongoing basis, as the files are reviewed.

When should I call to ask about the status of my application?

We are not able to provide status information on your application.

When should I call to find out if any new offers are being made?

We are not able to release information regarding offer status.

When will I know the status of my application?

We may send refusal letters and invitations to interviews beginning in January. Both will continue to be sent until the last interview date, as the files are reviewed.

Why can't I find out my position on the waitlist?

It is our policy not to disclose an applicant's position on the waitlist.

How is the MCAT used in the application process?

The MCAT score is not included in an overall academic calculation, but is used as a threshold. Applying with marks that fall below the minimum required will jeopardize the success of your application. The MCAT must be written prior to the application deadline. Applications without MCAT scores will not be considered.

Only MCATs written within five years of the application deadline will be considered. You must release to the MCAT score to OMSAS each application cycle. Please ensure that you follow all the steps for releasing your MCAT scores.

Only your most recent MCAT scores will be considered. Please note that this policy is subject to change.

If I don’t meet the minimum MCAT marks, should I apply?

We are adhering to the minimum MCAT requirements due to application numbers.

If the MCAT is written in September, the scores will not be available by the OMSAS deadline. Can I still apply?

Yes.

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