Common Questions: During Application

How do I pay for my application and transcript requests?

Applications: Medical (OMSAS) Categories: During Application

Once you click “Submit”, you begin the final submit process. As you follow the steps required to submit your application, your application fees and transcript request fees will be totalled, and you will be given the option of paying by credit card only.

How do I submit my course descriptions to ORPAS for the Queen’s Physical Therapy program?

Applications: Rehab Sciences (ORPAS) Categories: During Application

You can upload documents using the Secure Applicant Messaging tool (SAM) within your ORPAS application. To do this, save your course descriptions document as a PDF and use the “Browse” function to select the PDF from your computer and upload it to SAM. The file cannot be larger than 5 MB. Word documents are not…

How do I submit my resumé to ORPAS?

Applications: Rehab Sciences (ORPAS) Categories: During Application

This year, applicants must upload their resumé in the Personal Submissions section of the application. Before attaching this document, you must review the resumé requirements for each university, as requirements vary. To upload your resumé, save the document as a PDF, and use the browse function to select your PDF from your computer. The file…

How is my sub-GPA calculated?

Applications: Rehab Sciences (ORPAS) Categories: During Application

The sub-GPA is based on the 10 most recent undergraduate courses, the equivalent of 20 ORPAS course lengths, even if: the courses did not count toward a degree the courses were not taken at the university where a degree was awarded This additional calculation will include supplemental courses (summer, part-time, intersession, correspondence). Failed courses are…

How many copies of my Confidential Assessment Forms are required?

Applications: Medical (OMSAS) Categories: During Application

If you are downloading your reference forms, and therefore are not using the online referee system, only 1 copy of a Confidential Assessment Form is required from each mailed reference. OMSAS will make all necessary copies for the schools.

How many copies of my reference forms are required?

Applications: Rehab Sciences (ORPAS) Categories: During Application

Only one copy of a reference form is required from each referee. ORPAS will make all necessary copies for the schools.

I am applying to Audiology and/or Speech-Language Pathology and want to submit more than 1 clinical reference, but there is only space for 1 in the application. How can I enter more clinical referees?

Applications: Rehab Sciences (ORPAS) Categories: During Application

You may only enter 1 person on the application in the R4 (Confidential Clinical Referee) position. For any additional clinical references, please send a message via Secure Applicant Messaging and select the subject, “Request for Additional Clinical Reference” from the subject drop down list. You will be required to give us the name and contact…

I am applying to the University of Toronto as a graduate applicant. What additional materials do I need to submit? How do I submit these documents?

You are required to submit a Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a letter along with the accompanying Graduate Supervisor Reference, from your graduate supervisor, as outlined in the OMSAS Application Guide. If you apply to the MD/PhD program, you must also submit 3 additional letters of reference, along with the accompanying MD/PhD Reference Form. Once your…

I am confused by Ottawa’s requirements for the research component of the sketch. Can I include school research projects in this section?

Applications: Medical (OMSAS) Categories: During Application

Research projects included in the sketch should be projects completed independent of formal studies. If they form part of the mandatory components of an applicant’s program, they will not be scored.

I am in a co-op program and do not attend university during the fall/winter sessions. How do I enter my semesters?

Applications: Medical (OMSAS) Categories: During Application

You should link 2 semesters together, regardless of whether or not they are consecutive semesters, to make up a full academic year.