In addition to all of that, you also need three references.
Each reference is required to fill out an OMSAS provided checklist assessing your competence and your academic ability as well as a write a letter commenting on your “moral and ethical character, strengths and weaknesses and outstanding characteristics”.
CASPer is an online assessment of ethics and personality.
Within 5 minutes, you’ll be presented with 12 scenarios and for each scenario, you’ll be asked to select from a handful of possible courses of action.
You may recall from my previous posts that a friend of mine is a Health Sci student at Mc Master.
She’s currently in the midst of the med school application process and in order to shed some light on it all, I decided to further exploit her expertise and ask her about her experience.
Jessica Freedman, a former Mount Sinai School of Medicine faculty member, offers concrete guidance to help applicants distinguish themselves in the medical school admissions process.
Read full personal statements and applications by students who were accepted to medical school!
First and foremost, OMSAS requires you to link your transcripts and release your MCAT scores.
Although it may seem like a no brainer, it’s a crucial step that demands additional emphasis since it’s often overlooked.