Originally Posted by jhinn88
I'm a resident of Mississippi with a GPA of 3.78 and an MCAT score of 28L. I received my B.S. in Chemistry with a focus on biochemistry.
Although my MCAT scores are my lower than desired, I know my chances at the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) are fairly decent (will be applying June 1st).
Other than UMMC, what other MD schools would I have a good chance at?
--Basic EC stats---
1 semester (paid lab tech) in a toxicology research lab
1 year in biochemistry research lab
1 year environmental chemistry research lab
30+ hours at a free family clinic - Shadowed 4 different physicians
30+ hours shadowing physicians at a woman's hospital - everything from anesthesiologists to surgeons performing hysterectomies
School clubs and committees:
-Founded/President of American Red Cross Club at my school
-Vice President of the American Chemical Society student chapter
-Undergraduate representative for 4 years for the Technology Advisory Board at my school (helped allocate part of the technology fee for independent student/faculty/staff projects)
Emergency Department volunteer (43 hours; while in high school)
American Red Cross volunteer (100+ hours)
Woman and Infants hospital volunteer (50 hours; still volunteering)
State department of archives and history (70 hours; still volunteering)
Various community outreach programs through clubs and organizations (30+ hours)
Toxicology lab aide
Intern for State Department of Environmental Quality
Your MCAT is very low and your clinical volunteering is nonexistent. I wouldn't bank on any MD school with that combo
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