SDN Members don't see this ad. (About Ads) Hey everyone, I'm new to this but I'm trying to decide right now if I should apply in this cycle or wait a year, to potentially improve my BCMP GPA. I would like to go to higher ranked schools, such as BU, Albert Einstein, Sinai, etc. Please let me know what you think! (FYI: At a very competitive undergrad institution, where grades are notoriously low) BCPM: 3.2 AO: 4.0 Overall: 3.5 MCAT: 34 (11, 12, 11) Research publication in American Heart Assoc. Journal, 2 posters Significant research for 3 years Trained EMT President of Pre-Med Society and a volunteering organization Kaplan MCAT Instructor and Tutor Not very much shadowing experience.. THANK YOU!