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    MD & DO WAMC and School List help, Texas Nontrad (3.69, 514)

    Mid to late 20's nontrad Texas resident. I care more about getting in anywhere rather than any tier. Primary care interest and want to work with underserved populations, with a service oriented application. For those reasons I think I'll try TMDSAS and the only OOS schools I'll apply to will be...
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    Consequences with AMCAS for violating an AACOMAS acceptance

    I was just accepted to a DO school, but I am waiting to hear back from 20 other MD schools. The acceptance requires that I send a deposit and sign an agreement to attend within a few days. If I accept this agreement, but get accepted to an MD school and say yes to that one too, what will...
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    WAMC? Should I Apply DO or Just MD?

    Hello, I applied to 28 MD, submitting my secondaries 2-3 weeks after receiving them, so I was finished around early-mid August. I was planning on applying to 3-5 DO schools to have more options, since my stats are mid. Honestly, I was more focused on the 28 MD at the beginning of the summer and...
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    Advice for how to spend the next year leading up to 2024/25 cycle

    I graduated 2021 with a psyc major and bad grades. my cGPA was 2.395 year 1, 2.418 year 2, 2.591 year 3, and then 2.844 at graduation. There's slight upward trend but the higher semester GPAs I got in my last 2 years weren't enough to un-anker myself from my extremely poor performance early on...
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    Application Advice Please (submission date)

    Hi guys, any advice would be much appreciated! little lost. so took the MCAT 05/29/2022 somewhat blindly (didn't study properly for it & had to wing it -- scored 489 this time I studied a lot more for it, still not as much as I probably should have/not properly (noticed I didn't take FL...
  7. Cracking Med Admissions

    Medical Dr. Rizal's Primary Application Office Hours TONIGHT!

    Hi Medical School Applicants! I will be hosting office hours today, Tuesday May 9, from 8-10pm EST / 6-8pm PST on our Cracking Med School Admissions website. She has lots of strategies and tips to share about all primary medical school applications: AMCAS, AACOMAS, and TMDSAS. Ask her...
  8. Cracking Med Admissions

    Medical May Virtual Office Hours with Dr. Rachel Rizal

    Hi Med School Applicants! The TMDSAS, AMCAS, and AACOMAS all opened this week. Exciting! We know that the medical school application process can be a daunting process. That's why we are here to help every step of the way. Dr. Rachel Rizal will be holding virtual office hours this week (5/9)...
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    For Sale ***2023-2024 Medical School and Residency Application Advising***

    Hello all, I am excited to be entering my fifth year of advising medical school and residency applicants! I have helped numerous folks successfully enter medicine or their desired specialty. I offer comprehensive services - primary and secondary application editing, interview preparation and...
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    Advice on LORs

    Hi everyone! I am applying this cycle and currently working on my secondaries. I am referencing MSAR for my schools and noticed a few things Some specify that they PREFER committee letters, while others say "Accepted" for committee letters, letter packet, etc. I am still waiting on a LOR...
  11. Mr.Smile12

    2022 AACOM Choose DO virtual fair

    December 7 live event https://www.careereco.com/Fair/EventDetails?fairId=2860eb59-b50b-482d-8e88-ae4401758cac
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    Question about verification

    Hi everyone So I was verified by AACOMAS recently... I have an issue So I took a bunch of classes in undergrad but AACOMAS has messed up my entire "freshman/sophomore" schedule Does AACOMAS change your designation based on your description of whether you were a sophomore or not? Or perhaps...
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    Entering wrong course code

    Hi everyone Submitting AACOMAS as we speak. I took a course CHMXYZ and I entered it in as CHMXYC One WRONG number I am freaking out. will this delay verification? I apologize, please help!
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    How to prepare?

    Hi everyone I applied to US MD schools on July 15 (submitting primary) and I know that's a little late I had to get my MCAT score in and was pleasantly surprised (when I legit thought I did poorly and wouldn't be able to apply this cycle) What should I do to prepare? Relatively low stat...
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    Why don't mathematics count as sGPA?

    Mini rant here... But I did pretty well on my mathematics courses in college and I need the GPA boost. But AACOMAS isn't going to count them I mean I know there is nothing I can do but can someone provide some clarification? The courses are Calculus 1, and Statistics Dx
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    Egregious error on AMCAS

    Hello everyone! I submitted my AMCAS last week and am currently filling out AACOMAS I made a horrible error in which I selected -Most meaningful activity as YES And left the description blank I had three most meaningful activities, but I accidentally left one entirely blank. I did not do...
  17. johnsonthehopeful

    Summer class on top of 32 hours of post-bacc?

    Hey y'all. So I'm a super-nontrad and reapplicant who recently completed 32 hours of DIY post-baccalaureate coursework. Only a handful were upper-division courses (biochem, micro, med micro, physics, genetics) due to the lack of availability of courses that didn't interfere with my work...
  18. bubble21

    Holding Acceptances, But Holding Out For Waitlist Question?

    This might be a dumb question, but I am a bit of a neurotic pre-med, I can admit and would really appreciate some help clearing this up :) I currently hold two acceptances, but will be withdrawing one of them today. However, this is after the May 15th deadline. I'm a bit confused as to how the...
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    DO School List

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    "Do you have a parent or legal guardian who is a physician or is in medical school?"

    I am filling out the application, and one question asks "Do you have a parent or legal guardian who is a physician or is in medical school?" My mother went to medical school before immigrating to the US and obtained an MBBS, but never practiced (in that country or in the US). In the US, she was...
  21. Cracking Med Admissions

    Medical This Week: Dr. Rizal's Medical School Application Master Class + Office Hours

    Hi everyone! We have two FREE events this week to help you get into medical school. These events are geared towards premeds who are applying to medical school this year. Medical school applications open in ONE WEEK. Learn how to STAND OUT and ask Dr. Rachel Rizal any specific questions you...
  22. johnsonthehopeful

    Reapplicant advice/school list assistance

    Hello all. I've used SDN for years, but after an unsuccessful app cycle this year, I've decided to finally ask for some assistance. I only applied to a few schools last cycle, but I thought I would just give it a shot since I had AAMC Fee Assistance. In hindsight, I shouldn't have applied last...
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    WAMC: ORM 3.5/508/WA

    First off, thank you to anyone who can help a stressed applicant this cycle!! 24 yo F ORM with a BS in Physiology, cGPA 3.5 and sGPA 3.3 from the University of Washington (graduated 2020). Although it was incredibly difficult to raise my sgpa, I have a very strong upward trend from getting 3.3s...
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    Question about Dates

    For future application cycles, I believe the important dates are: 1) AMCAS, AACOMAS, and TMDSAS opening and submission dates, 2) the MCAT deadline for that application cycle, 3) CASPer, Duet, Snapshot, and AAMC SJT opening dates (the first dates you can take those tests), 4) secondary...
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    ACCOMAS has received and processed my 3 transcripts, but 2 of the transcripts are listed for the same place.

    I have the credentials-inc receipts showing that the 3 transcripts were obtained correctly for the 3 undergraduate institutions I have been to, and have checked the status of the orders. Within 24 hours of the orders being complete through credentials-inc, AACOMAS sent me an email stating they...
  26. nidgehog

    Canadian Graduate Student worrying about this application cycle

    Hey everyone! Hope you're all well. I'm a new member here and was wondering if I could get some more insight into the US MD application process. So a little background about me: I am a Canadian citizen who attended a Canadian university for undergrad and also currently attending a Canadian...
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    How long does verification on AACOMAS tend to take? (Early June)

    Hi Everyone, It looks like I will be ready to finalize and hit submit on my AACOMAS application tomorrow evening. Does anyone who recently submitted have any insight on how long it takes for AACOMAS to verify your application, especially in early June?
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    D.O. Schools number of letters of evaluation?

    Hello everyone, I've been doing some research about the AACOMAS process and I would appreciate some clarification about LORs. I know different schools have different requirements for letters but it seems like 1 DO, 2 science, 1 nonscience letter should cover all of my bases. I also would...
  29. cosette7

    TouroCOM NY Campus Preference on AACOMAS

    TouroCOM NY Campus Preference on AACOMAS “Please denote what your campus preference is: Should you be offered an interview at TouroCOM-NY what campus would you prefer to interview at. Candidates will interview at one campus only and the interview outcome will apply to that campus only.” They...
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    AACOMAS: Schools With Multiple Campuses- How to Apply?

    Hey Everyone, I have been reading many posts about schools with multiple campuses, and as the cycle nears, I wanted to connect and ask you all how applying to schools works where multiple campuses are considered. I have heard different things per school, would be curious to hear how it works...
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    Listing Activities on AMCAS?

    Hi everyone. Just curious how to list certain things? I understand we get ten - fifteen slots and three can be most meaningful. Organic research - did it for a bit, had a thesis, defended it and presented at multiple conferences and received several research grants. Should these be listed as...
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    WAMC cGPA 3.67 sGPA 3.62 MCAT 502 (Reposting in Pre-Med DO)

    Hi Everyone! It feels surreal, but first time posting a WAMC thread & school list suggestion as an upcoming applicant for 2021’s application. I want to start by saying that I have been considering applying to DO Programs throughout the university; thank you in advance for all your support...
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    WAMC: DO Applicant, 3.67 GPA, 502 MCAT (seeking help forming school list)

    Hi Everyone! It feels surreal, but first time posting a WAMC thread & school list suggestion as an upcoming applicant for 2021’s application. I want to start by saying that I have been considering applying to DO Programs throughout the university; thank you in advance for all your support...
  35. LindaAccepted

    Medical 5 Things You Can Do to Avoid Submitting a Lackluster Med School Application

    Chances are that everyone else applying to your med school program of choice is equally as talented and motivated as you. Finding a way to stand out in that crowded field of applicants is going to be key to admission success. Turning in an average—or even good—application won’t be enough. Your...
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    “Tax Return Transcript” okay for fee waiver application???

    Hey guys! I’m trying to submit my application for the AACOMAS fee waiver, & it says I need to upload the “Federal Income Tax Return Form 1040” but the only thing I have handy is my official “Tax Return Transcript” that I downloaded from the IRS website. This has my adjusted gross income listed...
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    Biology Prerequisite Minimum Requirement

    I am a Canadian student and took 1 full year biology course with lab in first year but I got less than a B-. However, I took a third year animal behaviour course (a biology course) that was a year long with lab and I got an A. I also took two other biology courses in first and second year where...
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    MD Help with school list! (3.6 520)

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    Does NYIT have more than two locations?
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