UBC 2021

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Hiya folks!

It's a bit early, but since the application period opens in a couple of months, I thought I'd start this topic to share support/encouraging words/info/nervousness.

Is anyone else already excited for next September?

Hello everyone!

I am starting to get so excited/nervous for the upcoming application process but I know that we’re all in this together 🙂

Hi everyone,

I’m also very nervous for the upcoming cycle. 

Just a few questions for everyone; Do you need to have 48 credits completed by April 2021 for the September 2021 intake or by December 2020?

Also, is it likely that due to the covid situation UBC might delay this intake?

I really hope this cycle does not get cancelled.

Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks!

6 hours ago, FutureRN10 said:

Hi everyone,

I’m also very nervous for the upcoming cycle. 

Just a few questions for everyone; Do you need to have 48 credits completed by April 2021 for the September 2021 intake or by December 2020?

Also, is it likely that due to the covid situation UBC might delay this intake?

I really hope this cycle does not get cancelled.

Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks!

Hey 🙂 

I actually do not know when you need to get the 48 credits done by. I think you should definitely ask the advisors!

I highly doubt that they are going to cancel this cycle since I saw somewhere on the website that they were gonna update something for the September 2021 intake in August. 

Best of luck to you! We can all do this thing! 

Thank you so much for your response! I’ll definitely try to get in touch with one of the advisors.

I also wish you good luck for this intake.

Planning to apply for the fall 2021 intake!! Graduated with an Honours degree in kinesiology, worrying a bit about my human physiology mark. Took the course as a requirement of my program in 2nd year and only have a C-. Was attempting to retake but looks like I’m a little too late at this point. My GPA is also on the lower end, around 3.2. Starting to worry a bit. I’m from Ontario but have been hoping to move out to BC for school and to start a career. Also wondering how many courses UBC counts towards GPA. My school looks at 1 class = 0.5 credits, I have been told UBC is 1 class = 3 credits so would this make it the most recent 10 courses they count? Anyone with experience applying to the program have any advice? 

On 9/8/2020 at 7:37 PM, 2021RN_hopefull said:

Planning to apply for the fall 2021 intake!! Graduated with an Honours degree in kinesiology, worrying a bit about my human physiology mark. Took the course as a requirement of my program in 2nd year and only have a C-. Was attempting to retake but looks like I’m a little too late at this point. My GPA is also on the lower end, around 3.2. Starting to worry a bit. I’m from Ontario but have been hoping to move out to BC for school and to start a career. Also wondering how many courses UBC counts towards GPA. My school looks at 1 class = 0.5 credits, I have been told UBC is 1 class = 3 credits so would this make it the most recent 10 courses they count? Anyone with experience applying to the program have any advice? 

Hi there! Are you an uoft grad? I'm assuming that since since you said each of your classes are 0.5 credits haha. Also don't worry too much! I applied was almost the same credentials as what you listed (a C+ in a physiology class and around a 3.2cGPA). Additionally yes, UBC looks at your last 10 classes. Overall, grades are only one of the things that UBC looks at. Your extracurriculars and CASPER also play a large role. 

Does anyone have any game plan on how you are going to prepare for CASPer or and tips for when writing it?

Hi everyone!
Just wanted to participate in this post because I found the UBC 2020 nursing page to be very helpful when I applied last year.

I unfortunately did not make it in but I was placed on the waitlist so I am hoping to make it in to the 2021 intake. I thought maybe I could provide some insight to those of you that are applying this year.

For those of you who are wondering how you are scored:

You are given a score from 1 - 4 for each of the following categories
(1 = top 25%, 2 = top 50%, 3 = top 75%, 4 = lowest 25%):

 - Admission average (last 30 credits at the undergraduate level)

 - Supplemental application

- CASPer score

To get an idea of how they score, here's what my application looked like:
I graduated with a Bachelor's of Science and applied with an average >80% as well as earned an A+ (>90%) for the Human Anatomy and Physiology course. I scored a 2 for this section.
For my supplemental, I wrote about how I volunteered for several different organizations as well as my current position working in the the healthcare field. My hobbies included playing sports competitively. Again, I scored a 2.
I did not find the CASPer too difficult but I found that I didn't have enough time to answer the questions to the best of my abilities (my suggestion for this is to practice typing to improve your typing speed).

I hope you all find this helpful and wish you the best of luck this year!

Hi everyone,

I am applying this year but I was wondering if anyone knows how they'll calculate GPA if one of my courses in my last 30 credits was a a "C/D/F"? (so no percentage, only shows that I received credit for it). The course was not a pre-requisite.

Thanks and I wish everyone the best of luck! 🙂

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2 hours ago, 2021applicant said:

Hi everyone,

I am applying this year but I was wondering if anyone knows how they'll calculate GPA if one of my courses in my last 30 credits was a a "C/D/F"? (so no percentage, only shows that I received credit for it). The course was not a pre-requisite.

Thanks and I wish everyone the best of luck! 🙂

Hi,

To be eligible for admission, you need a minimum of 48 non-nursing, university transferable credits. I assume that this means that you have taken at least 18 credits prior to the last 30 credits and that they will be using 3 credits from that to calculate your average.

I can't say for sure, so it's probably best to call admissions right away and ask because there's still time to register for courses!

Good luck with your application!

Hey Everyone! 

Does anyone know whether they take into account your grade for the physiology course? 

For those who have already applied, did they contact your references? Who did you choose as a reference and why? 

Also, any info/advice for the supplemental application would be appreciated :)

Thanks!