Frequently Asked Questions: During Application

My current school is wrong in the application. How can I update this information?

If a school you previously attended created your 101 account, you must wait until after you submit your application for your school information to be updated. You cannot update this information yourself. Your new school must advise the OUAC of this change. Once you have submitted your application, your guidance counsellor can call us to…

My school changed to the quadmester/octomester system for this year. I will not have a midterm grade for some of my courses in April. Will this jeopardize my application?

Applications: COVID-19 Categories: During Application

Most universities will make conditional offers of admission on a rolling basis using a combination of Grade 11 and available Grade 12 marks. Contact your university choices directly for more information.

My school changed to the quadmester/octomester system for this year. Will this affect my acceptance into university programs?

Applications: COVID-19 Categories: During Application

The universities will work to be as responsive and flexible as possible with respect to admission processes. Most universities will make conditional offers of admission on a rolling basis using a combination of Grade 11 and available Grade 12 marks.

The application did not charge me for supplemental fees and I am worried my application will not be processed.

Some applicants are exempt from paying supplemental fees. The system will automatically exempt you if you qualify.

The TEAS Application Guide states that I must request my transcript(s) using the TEAS online transcript request. Where can I find this?

Applications: Teacher (TEAS) Categories: During Application

The TEAS online transcript request is mandatory for transcripts from Ontario universities, and optional for Ontario college transcripts. You must complete both the Academic Background and Program Choices sections, then click on the Transcript Requests section of the application. Ensure that you enter any former surnames in the Personal Information section of the application, as…

What are error messages? Can I still submit my application?

Error messages are problems within the online application that must be corrected. You will not be able to submit your application until these are corrected.

What do I do if I don’t have enough space to include the details of an activity in the Autobiographical Sketch section of the application?

Applications: Law (OLSAS) Categories: During Application

The Autobiographical Sketch is meant to give the law schools a brief overview of what you have been doing since you left high school. If the law schools want more information than what you have been able to provide for any specific activity, they will contact the verifier for that activity.

What is the deadline for OMSAS to receive references?

Applications: Medical (OMSAS) Categories: During Application

The deadline for OMSAS to receive your references is October 1, 2020. Some of the medical schools have alternate referee deadlines printed in their section of the OMSAS Application Guide. Requests for references should be sent to your referees by September 15 to allow enough time for them to submit their reference by the deadline.…

What should I include in the Sketch/School Submissions/Verifiers sections?

Applications: Law (OLSAS), Medical (OMSAS) Categories: During Application

Applicants must decide for themselves which information to include in the autobiographical sketch, the individual school submissions, and the verifiers list. We are unable to advise you on the sketch, as the universities want to see how applicants choose to present their information. Please use your own discretion. Note: Changes and/or corrections to the autobiographical…

When entering my MCAT information, I am required to input my AAMC ID number. Where do I find this?

Applications: Medical (OMSAS) Categories: During Application

Your AAMC ID number is an 8-digit number that can be found on the MCAT THx page of the AAMC website, located in the upper right hand corner, beside your name and above your date of birth. There is a link to this website in the MCAT section of the online application. If you are…