Students applying to the program will be considered based upon the following:

  • review of formal applications
  • academic performance
  • volunteer experience 
  • 3 letters of reference and 
  • personal interviews by the selection committee.  

The review process includes consideration of applications that have not met minimum requirements, though fulfillment is strongly advised.

Interviews will be conducted in March and April.  The two day interview process involves an orientation session a tour of the Hospital for Sick Children, and the formal interview.  During this process interviewees are invited to attend educational activities and have an informal lunch with students in the program.

The selected candidates will be notified by e-mail by National Matching Services (NMS) as part of the new Genetic Counselling Admissions Match. See Application Procedures for more information. Six students will be accepted per year.