Hot New Top. sometimes people dont realize how hard they need to work when they are in university until they get to finals .. but there are people who start reading all their books and doing all the problems from the first week of class.. i guess just finding a balance between having a life and getting good marks is the only thing u learn during ur undergrad years lol I dont know if i agree with the person who said if u have IB credits, u will most likely do well in first year.. again, i took AP (advanced placement) calculus in high school,, but the reason i did well , was because there were only 20 people in our class and we had quizzes and tests basically every other day,, and there was competition too,, so i had to work a hell of a lot harder,, if i werent pushed by the teacher, i probably wouldn't have done that well... so there are lots of variables that u need to consider. "......not to scare you or antyhing, but there is a reason why second year courses are not first year courses", Re: "I was also an international student, so I had to deal with having to adapt to a new environment and has some, though not extreme, language barrier.". I 'd say that first year was the hardest just because its really hard to adjust to univ,,, it takes u at least one semester to learn how to study,, so usually people have low marks during their first year,,, u also have to consider that at ubc, first year classes are HUGE... some classes have as much as 500 ppl in them,, so its really hard to do well (best example is second year organic chemistry where the midterm avg is about 40-45%).. on the other hand, at the end, for most science courses the avg has to be around 69 or something but it totally depends on the prof if he wants to have it higher. You must complete a 90-credit minimum to be considered for the program. 432. That is the thing that I dislike the older I get is that you have to specialize more and more. The other person who was rejected had a 3.5. Given that we were all students in the same class, and I know them to some extent, I can attest to the fact that they did NOT have any extra job experience that could've made the difference. This new path was launched in 2010 and is specific to students entering UBC Engineering in their first year. So I've given up on US and Canada just happened accidentally. *sigh* Even though my grandfather is a citizen in the States, it would take me almost 10 years to get a green card (my mother would have to get one first). So this is done after your engineering degree. How much would you say is the average percentage by which people's marks drop from HS to uni? We anticipate full service on the site to return by Friday, Nov. 27 at 2:00pm ET. I'm not counting on it though. I'm looking at 5 or 5.5 years (which my parents aren't too pleased about lol) but it's been really good for my mental health and grades. ", Yup, you're right, I *would* be able to apply in the Canadian pool, if I was a permanent resident... which I am not. I just wanted to ask, does it suffer from grade deflation like U of T and McGill? Of course they will look at your grades and compare your success at school with that of other applicants of similar backgrounds. James Andrew is the UBC MD undergraduate admissions coordinator. But for grad school/meds, a C- isn't going to get you far, but thats part of the whole "weeding out" process... it starts in first year and ends (hopefully) in meds! All applicants (except UBC students) seeking credit for the English requirement must send one set of official AP, IB or A Level transcripts directly to the Admissions Office by the application deadline. i took AP calculus in high school and my first year math is one of my highest marks),,, if u have college credits, then u have no choice .. anyways, in terms of med, i sometimes wonder what would happen if i had gone to McGill and had become a quebec resident? As usual on the OldPreMeds Podcast, our question is taken from the Nontrad Premed Forum: “I recently had a big wake up call about what I’d like to do as a career. I've had a few Canadian folks come to my school, and they said their average dropped... so you could conclude that Canadian schools are easier to get high marks in. :-) … Posted by Med . There is a high respect for engineers in health care settings (I do research at BC Children's Hospital) so there are lots of medical/engineering overlap if you know where to look. They put really cool stuff together and are definitely innovating in such a way that's creating better outcomes for patients and doctors - everything from better ultrasounds to rehab devices. They were already overwhelmed with their engineering coursework and did not want to do difficult life science courses on top. It's a very heavy course load. Eh, you're talking to one right now ;-). My friend did some biomedical engineering stuff, I believe? My family... OK... my dad never wanted to apply for US/CA citizenship/permanent residency because he'd have to live (and work) there for a bit, and jobs overseas (ie. Got accepted to med school after 3rd year. Jochi, it really sucks that they can't find your card... :/ At least you know you'll get it eventually though, so don't worry :-) It'll appear in time.. However, you would always find that about 50% of people got Cs, 20% Bs, 10% As, and the rest would be Ds and Fs. La UPC presenta su Programa Preuniversitario PreMed para las Escuelas de Medicina y de Odontología. Originally, my parents were told I was not able to apply with them due to some family issues, but apparently either the rules changed or the original officer was misinformed and I submitted an application at the last moment. All the courses can be taken at a later time if you'd like, and you are not stuck in a rigid structure forcing you to do more classes than practical. Are there any schools that are fairly easy to get into? A fair amount of engineers do work in the medical field (like robotics). My mother applied 3 years ago and they STILL haven't gotten to reviewing her file. These are very competitive. The Admissions Team reported, :-) Thanks! Your schedule really opens up in third, fourth, fifth year as coops don't work out, or when you fit in technical electives in odd places. Innovating new medical devices and working on projects to save lives and increase the quality of life for those with terminal illnesses. Archived. Oh yeah, I know what you mean, I'm an international in the US right now. I guess I could start working and immigrate after my undergrad degree... then apply for medicine... but getting an MD is long enough as it is, without any gaps. I just got my Canadian PR in March. But I have to say he was not a citizen or permanent resident of the US and it was in May 2002, at the worst part of the economic recession in the States, so MANY grads, including those from Harvard were also unsuccessful in securing a job. I’m aware this is a premed forum, but due to financial reasons I’m unable to apply to medical school this cycle and was looking at masters of public health instead. The UBC Faculty of Medicine delivers innovative programs in the areas of health and life sciences through a province-wide delivery model. premed advice. Not at UBC, but similar school. I’m 24 years old, and I’m about to finish my undergrad in Emergency Services Administration. I swear, being an international student SUCKS. Also.....it's common knowledge that in highly competitive programs (pre-med, economics, etc) there's a certain degree of "weeding out" practices. Do you have any experience with friends in the Pre-Med Engineering route? Having an MD allows for more patient contact and you can still use your engineering if you go into the private sector or work in a biomedical engineering department in a hospital. Realistically, if you want a shot at med school, you'd need 85%+. And as for UBC having the only medical school in BC, that sucks, it sucks even more that I won't be able to apply to it, since they don't take in any internationals. Posted by 8 months ago. :rollin Too funny. I already have an internship this summer at a medium sized medical innovations firm which could pan out into something more permanent, but I have to decide now if I should be deciding to go to medical school and if I should be part of this Alternative Pre-Med Route. But that can't compare to an investment banking job. I'm not even applying until next year. Where are you getting this info from? New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. how does McGill suffer from grade deflation? I'd definitely redo the courses if I was a domestic student, but international student fees are sky-high, just not worth it. I am highly interested in Engineering and I've always wanted to be working something related to the medical field, but I just been having some misgivings in how it relates to my post-university and working life goals. We have a confession; from time to time we take a peek at the Premed 101 Forums to get a sense of how many of you are doing and to see if there is anything we can help to clarify. How hard is __?, Look at my timetable and course material requests), programs, specializations, majors, minors, tuition/finance and registration go here. Just curious, what country are you located in now, and why do you wanna go to Canada specifically for meds? Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. share. Moderator of r/premedcanada. But of course something got messed up and my parents got their PR cards over a month ago and nobody knows where mine is. not to disappoint u or anything, but i think it all depends on ur personality... i have a friend whose grade 12 avg was 96%, first year avg (at ubc) was 70%, and then from second year on, her average was around 85%. The pre-med alternative path is really difficult to balance along with a heavy engineering course load. I would say avoid the premed alternative path. An area for Canadian dental students to interact and share information. Ah well. Will a biomedical engineering undergrad degree be enough to earn myself a job? The guy took the MCAT after 2nd year, with very little "pre-med" classes and only a chemistry class offered to engineers that vaguely touched on o-chem. card classic compact. Since I received my offer to UBC engineering a month ago I've known that Biomedical engineering was for me. Whooooops - just saw the post from mysticalbc (sowwy! The short answer is: probably not. Would you recommend specializing in the more open ended 2nd year placements like MECH, ELEC, or ENPH then focusing on Biomedical as a graduate degree? This change has been made to ensure the continued safety of all participants, including applicants, interviewers, and administrative staff, as we continue to experience the COVID-19 pandemic. If you want to be a "normal" doctor, for the love of god do not do engineering at UBC. Has your average dropped since high school? Oh, but as for getting a Green Card in the US, I was thinking the Diversity Visa Lottery. You deserve to live your dream and it is within your reach. So an average GPA of 2.2 is by no means strange. 988 comments.   You cannot paste images directly. The online community of the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada! I keep in touch with a lot of graduates because I joined a predominantly upperclassmen student org when I was a sophomore, and I can definitely tell you that the ones with the better grades are also the ones who ended up with better jobs. Discussions including applications, family, and career changes. A subreddit for Canadian premed students r/ premedcanada. I'll have transfer credits for most of my first-year courses, I think, so theoretically I should get into university and skip the "weeding out" process. One last point. It's extremely difficult to fit in 27 extra credits in your four years. So no you don't need to specialize in a specific "pre-med" area (fuck, I hate the word pre-med). Would it be compared to the same bell-curving given at the University of Toronto?Would going to UWO be a better option in improving my chances in entering medical school in Canada? I received my offer into the Pre-Med Engineering path 3 days ago and I've been thinking it over, but I am not completely decided in what I want to do. Clear editor. He has a PhD in Engineering, speaks fluent English and a bit of French, so I think he could definitely apply as a skilled worker immigrant, but he's convinced that they wouldn't let him, because of his age (it's true in a way - how do you convince people that you're gonna work when you're 73?). Did they end up graduating from engineering then moving to med school after they received an engineering degree? Hot New Top Rising. Some of my Econ classes would have 28 students and the expectations were 2 As, 5 Bs, and the rest Cs and a few Ds (Ds not alloted of course). That being said, UBC and many other Canadian med schools have removed all prerequisites for medical school. But you do need to be knowledgable enough to study the MCAT books hard, AND have some research experience. A portion of these destinations is discussions or websites which you can register or remark on. You probably need an advanced degree to truly innovate, but an undergrad in one of those specializations would not preclude from working in the medical field. And no, as far as I know no school in Canada offers premed, but what I meant by premed was one of the biological courses, the kind of courses students usually take if they wanna get into med school - Biochemistry etc. It's a good idea though ;-) a bit sneaky, but clever ;-). Paste as plain text instead, × I don't know if I mentioned this earlier, but my last resort sort of plan would be to finish my undergrad in CA, apply as a skilled worker, get permanent residency, work for a year or two and then apply to med school. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. Is it acceptable to take premedical course requirements online? Doing the pre-med alternative path leaves you little time to do research, volunteer, or extracurriculars, which are equally important to getting into med school. I'd probably return to CA to live, if my circumstances allow me. As for paying for school, my dad says he can pay for my undergrad degree, and there's a high probability that he'll be able to pay for my graduate study too, depending on how much my mom gets in the divorce. We cannot access AP, IB or A Level transcripts sent to UBC’s Enrollment Services. Some profs will set up a very rigid structure in terms of how many of what grades will be given out. Here in the States they are broken up (like, General Chem is a 2 semester sequence, etc). Even if I did want to take the course again, I don't think they would let me - I think my courses are counted as college credits (from a British school). In regards to 2 posts that I'm incorrect about GPAs....To speak of my specific experience, last year 5 people from my class including me, were invited to an interview for an investment banking internship based on the questions/comments all 5 of us made during a visiting lecture conducted by the IBer who created the internship position. I've heard the guys there are really hot. I was wondering if anyone knew anything about how competitive these programs are? Here's Why You Should Avoid Visiting Pre-Med Forums - (Frank Opinion About Premed101 by One of Our Admissions Experts) On December 15, 2014, the University of British Colombia (UBC) broke new ground by sharing with applicants that they actually do check the pre-medicine forums on the internet, notably Premed101. Granted, I got some really good grades in Year 11, but I don't play any sports, and I worked my ass off.   Pasted as rich text. All we were asked to do was send in our resumes and then he would contact those who he was most interested in. I'm in Kuwait right now, born and bred here, but my nationality is Serbian. Sorry if I am being a little jumpy with my points, this is just a huge crossroad in life for me and I'm not sure in which path to take. Even if you do not decide to pursue medical school, these chem/bio/biochem courses will help in graduate school or industry as a biomedical engineer. They further I get into MECH the more and more I see students leaving engineering for medical school, law school, comp sci, etc. Huh? 3 years ago. Modpost. I'm comparing it with high school here, e.g. u never know,, but BC has only one medical school, so consider that too, I`m at a liberal arts college in Twin Cities, MN.:hat. And the reason why I want to follow this medical route is to create new solutions for illnesses. Programs are available at the undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate levels, as well as through continuing professional education and public education initiatives. Thanks! Show … At least that's the way I've been so far. 1 9 5 591. log in sign up. Cookies help us deliver our Services. This change has been made to ensure the continued safety of all participants, including applicants, interviewers, and administrative staff, as we continue to experience the COVID-19 pandemic. the average for our Biology class would be around 85%, but I guess marks drop a lot when you go to uni.. Did you find that there was a significant proportion of students getting GPAs in the range of 3.7-3.8 and above, or almost none at all? share. I am going into my fourth year of Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Specialization and I am taking all of the recommended premed courses at my leisure. Pre-Med exists so that you can easily qualify for UBC Medical school after finishing your engineering undergrad degree. r/UBC: The online community of the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada! What I might do though, is apply for a Green Card in the US (basically everyone I know from my country who bothered to apply, got it), so if I get that, I'll apply to a US med school after doing my undergrad degree in CA. 6 days ago. You're right, it's to do with personality... my personality's like, I don't like leaving things unfinished, I always try to do everything on time, and I'm really organized - don't mean to brag or anything. UBC Pre-Medical Society in collaboration with UBC Cancer Association have curated a group of panelists that will help you in determining if the medical field is the right field for you. Pre-Med & Medical School . News:-Come out for our IceBreaker on Oct 4 … Expand for more options. 15 hours ago. I'd kill for an 85% average in college. Students who wish to apply to medical school who are enrolled in the Biomedical Engineering Program should take one additional English course as one of their complementary studies electives. But, I went to a very challenging private school where I played sports 3 hours a day among other things, and I was taking 2 Advanced Placement courses. I know a few people who were in that stream, but they dropped it by their 2nd or 3rd years. ......not to scare you or antyhing, but there is a reason why second year courses are not first year courses. Can your parents pay for school? I heard it's a quite restrictive specialization - can't speak too much about that. If you're passionate about what you're doing or what you will do, those years will fly by. “When we first started out, we delivered our pre-admissions workshop only at the UBC campus in Vancouver. So, it's not that terrible, really. You must therefore specify that you want your test results sent to UBC. I just wanted to ask, does it suffer from grade deflation like U of T and McGill? That's what my parents did, and I counted as part of the family as I was under 21 or 23 or whatever the "dependant" age is. A forum for non-standard applicants who have taken a less direct pathway to medicine or dentistry. 432. pinned by moderators. Yeah. Please feel free to voice your opinions. That being said, UBC and many other Canadian med schools have removed all prerequisites for medical school. I feel like I'm missing something looking at that premed info page. Coop is such a nightmare. Did they just end up specializing in Biomedical in the second year of UBC and graduated with a Biomedical undergrad? Arts. Again, just thinking out loud. r/UBC. You look at the mean GPA of students in schools. I was PMed today by another poster and congratulated on my admissions to UBC med. You really don't need to be that sharp to be a good office assistant or customer service representative. UBC medical school has some specific medical school requirements. I'm learning more towards engineering. Admissions might be able willing to answer these things. Hello students of UBC, I recently came across for the UBC Premed Society, but it seems like the Premed society isn't active anymore. Mid-East) always paid more. And the med schools are easier for international students to get into and they're less expensive. As much as I would like to entertain the idea and prestige of becoming a doctor, I wouldn't be as fulfilled if I wasn't able follow my creative desires. How hard is it to get a high GPA at UBC? Hey, Im considering going to UBC for premed. By OK, so if the professor aims for half the students to get Cs, does he set a set proportion of students who should get As? It seems ridiculous to me though....do they seriously think a college graduate with a C-average on his or her diploma will be able to get any job?:x. 4 years in the Engineering program and another 4 in Med school, plus another 7 in residency. Read more about this here! Some jobs won't care about GPAs because the intellectual abilities of candidates, well, don't play that much of a role. I'll be over 30 years old by the time I am finally in the workforce and this is the best case scenario. Put me back there today, and I probably would've had a 3.9 or so. I also like the idea of living in CA better than the US or UK... just something about the people. I know it does that to a lot of people. In reality, many engineering graduates have found their engineering education to be an exceptional preparation to pursuing careers in other professions, including medicine. UBC COURSE QUESTION, PROGRAM, MAJOR AND REGISTRATION MEGATHREAD (2020W & 2021S): Questions about courses (incld. Rising. Office Address SUO of UBC (Students' Union Okanagan of UBC) 3272 University Way, Rm UNC133 Kelowna, BC V1V 1V7 i dont think there is much difference b/w the 2. oh,, one piece of advice: if u have taken AP courses, do not transfer ur credits.. its worth it if u take the course again and get a high mark than to just get the credit for it (e.g. Bottom Line: Don't take the premed alternative path. It really depends. 2 2 2. It's extremely difficult. Thanks that's a good answer. Close. You should budget in an extra year for the premed classes. Hot. Are they planning to immigrate too? What are their stories in the program? He spoke with First Nations Drum about how the workshop evolved the last 16 years. That only takes a year to complete - I could apply when I start my undergrad degree and (Insha'Allah) get it by the time I'm 19. But, take these courses when they fit best in your schedule. UBC requires its MD applicants to complete 6 credits of English coursework by April 30th of the year of entry into medical school. Also, if you are a landed-immigrant or permenant resident, I think that means you can apply in the Canadian pool. Being on this forum for a short while, I have interacted with some of you and must say all of you are amazing. Programs/Degrees Offered: All Medical Health Professions Graduate Undergraduate. The Biomedical Engineering Program is another Pre-Med path available to UBC engineering students. However, since then my semester GPA has varied from 3.5 to 3.9, so I wouldn't say I'm doing worse than I did in high school by any means. Results of a study conducted at Florida State University in 2009 demonstrated that medical schools significantly preferred applicants who earned their degrees in a traditional in-person setting compared to those who completed some of their courses online. Se trata de una alternativa creada para ofrecer a los postulantes una sólida preparación, de modo que puedan afrontar con éxito la … Like you said, going to medical school and becoming a doctor is indeed very different than innovating in the medical field. UBC Pre-medical Society. Making a difference: UBC students help frontline medical workers during COVID-19 The 3 people invited to the interview all had 3.8 and above. Either way, you might have an easier time as an international student if you attend a Canadian undergrad university. That way you can leave it til later to decide whether to pursue med school and still get to work on cool projects like these. 9 9. Upload or insert images from URL. u/yoyoyoing. Welcome to the Pre-Medical Society! +3 ‎ UBC Cancer Association ‎ to Careers in Medicine: A Panel. UBC's Distributed Medical Education Program. http://www.bme.ubc.ca/undergraduate-studies/pre-med-alternative-path/. Why do you need to be in a special program to take biology courses? A mean GPA of around 3.0 or less is considered grade deflated, and both U of T and McGill have a mean GPA of 2.2 . I should get credits for most of my first year classes anyway, so I hope that'll kind of "cushion" me.. Oh yeah, and I *would* do the courses again - but quite frankly, I just wanna get my undergrad degree out of the way as soon as possible - the less time I have to spend in it, the less money I have to spend too. This is a great opportunity to hear from current medical and nursing students in the midst of their programs, degrees, and doctorates. Triplefudgebrownie (oh, boy, I'm getting a craving ).....I don't remember my exact GPA in high school....It was just a bit too low for me to be on High Honors, so it must've been 3.6. Display as a link instead, × Everyone of you who is in this path will make an amazing doctor one day that I would be proud to call my colleague. And why I wanna go to Canada specifically for meds... well, it seems like a much better place to live than the US and England, and I want my diploma to be recognised worldwide. We are excited to announce that the upcoming 2020-21 UBC MD Admissions interviews will be held completely virtually in 2021. Anyone have an …   Your previous content has been restored. Maybe this term won't … It would take extra time out of my life though, so I don't really wanna take that route :/. do they seriously think a college graduate with a C-average on his or her diploma will be able to get any job. But at a good job? ), Re: "but there are people who start reading all their books and doing all the problems from the first week of class..". MCAT Prep. I personally think EngPhys/MECH/ELEC are great degrees if you want to innovate in the medical field. UBC is not a part of the American Medical College Application Service (AMCAS). how does UofT suffer from grade deflation? It's extremely difficult to fit in 27 extra credits in your four years. Press J to jump to the feed. Plus he wasn't exactly planning on having me (he was 56 when I was born), so I guess he didn't think of applying for those things when he was younger. Fucking blew the MCAT out of the water. For example ENPH leaves room for 5 technical electives, all of which can be biology courses if you like; and there is nothing preventing you from taking more than 5exceptyourownsanity. Also, don't do coop if you have connections to a medical device company. I don't know how much she would be willing to contribute to my education, if any at all. Such projects will be available, and the programs all offer opportunities to work on the cutting edge of the technologies that you need to be able to work in biomed. save. I happened to check the stats of this year's graduating class at my school yesterday, and half the people are graduating with Honors (above 3.5 GPA). 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