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  1. F

    Touro-NY (Middletown) vs WVSOM

    Hey everyone! WVSOM Pros Public, established school (50 years) 99% Residency Match and really good match list this year (students got into derm, ortho, anesthesiology, urology, radiology) Nice environment (had a chance to visit the campus during my interview) Tuition/COA are cheaper than at...
  2. NeuroPsychosis

    PhD/PsyD Loma Linda University Clinical Psychology

    Hello, I wanted to bring this discussion back about this school just to keep up with updates if anything has changed since mid-2000s about the strength of this program. I was looking over their PhD program (also their PsyD) to gain a perspective of whether this program is successful in...
  3. H

    Consider Reapplying or Go To Only Acceptance?

    Stats: 21 AA, 21 TS, 19 PAT, 3.93 sGPA, 3.97 GPA I applied to 7 schools, interviewed at 3, and was accepted to 1 school this cycle. That school is the super expensive one that you all know what I'm talking about and I know I'm not the first person to be in this position of only getting into...
  4. S

    General Admissions & OTCAS UW OT - Seattle '22 Admission

    Hello! I'm hoping I have found some fellow applicants that are just as anxious as I am! I was notified that I had been put on the waitlist for the UW - Seattle incoming 2022 OT class. In the email, it said waitlist alternates would be informed as spots opened after March 28th. They expect to...
  5. A

    Stole from University bookstore and received an IA, what are my chances of admission?

    During my Sophomore year 2019, in lapse of judgment based on a dare, l regrettably stole a jacket from my university bookstore and was caught. I didn't even like the jacket. It was less than $100, so I received a non-academic theft IA as I was protected by the university (as opposed to legal...
  6. C

    Pacific University DPT waitlist 2022

    Hi everyone, I interviewed with Pacific University (Oregon) about a month ago and was recently told I’m on the 1st tier waitlist. I am wondering if anyone knows how the tiers work (how many people are in the tiers etc). Also, does anyone know when the deposit is due for accepted students?
  7. Master Bone Wizard

    Does it look bad to send both a letter of interest and letter of intent to the same school?

    So my story is like this. School A interviews me and offers me a position on the waitlist in October 2021, I graciously accept and shortly after send them a letter of interest. Time passes by and I hear back from other schools. At this time, School A is my first choice and I want to let them...
  8. H

    Alcohol IA Help

    Recently, I received an IA for being intoxicated and walking into the wrong room on my residence hall floor. I was given disciplinary probation for 2 months. Although I am a freshman currently, I know I will have to report this on medical school applications. I just wanted to know how badly this...
  9. nccam098

    Pharmacy Interviews 2021

    Hi everyone, I applied for pharmacy school early decision and got interviewed by Roseman virtually, on November 9th and got invited to interview at Pacific U on December 10th on zoom, as well. Applied to WSU, but they're still reviewing my application because i'm missing one class, got a...
  10. L

    Forgot prerequisite coursework in secondaries

    I forgot to completely write all the prerequisite coursework I have taken for biology, chemistry and physics etc. in the secondaries "pre-requisitions" requirement. The courses can be found in my AMCAS transcripts, but should I email admissions to let them know which course number they are to...
  11. europ321123

    Help! Can’t decide

    Hi! I received presidential scholarship offers from both college’s: Lewis and Clark(Oregon) and Albright College (PA). I can’t decide. Albright website said that they have affiliation with some hospitals, shadowing etc, at the same time Lewis and Clark have no such information on their website...
  12. mlroper

    Using Music as experiences?

    Hello all, I was hoping for some advice. I’m applying for my first cycle this year for veterinary schools and have been struggling with my “experiences” section. I’ve always wanted to be a vet, but in high school I was very into music performance and was in every ensemble group you can imagine...
  13. A

    Help with dental admission please :(

    Good evening everyone. Canadian here who is gonna be mass applying to US dental schools. So basically my situation is that i really messed up my first year due to severe illness (Depression + IBD) and personal problems. Gpa first year = 1.30 but then that summer i overcame all that and got...
  14. J

    Getting letters of recommendation early before applying

    I will be applying in August this year for 2022 admission and was curious as to if I could obtain my letters of recommendation sometime soon and keep them on hand until applying. I’ve read that some schools use interfolio while others have stated that emailing in the letters is fine. Obviously...
  15. O

    Three Gap Years - Disadvantage?

    Hello! I’m worried about taking 3 gap years instead of the 2 gap years that I planned on. I already finished my first gap year. I have an ok GPA (3.8), great ECs, great research, poor clinical hours (40 hrs), and I have not taken the MCAT yet. It’s scheduled for this June, but I will most...
  16. M

    To tell or not to tell, please tell me your opinion

    TL;DR: I'm an undergrad student (BS Psych): Should I send my Dr.'s note about my full-blown outbreak from mental illness and was being treated to my research faculty sponsor who is also a Dean/ Director of admission of the program I wanted to get into. It was 2 weeks of being MIA and a research...
  17. O

    Help comparing two psych MA/PhD programs!!

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  18. ninam2000

    School List HELP! (4.0/514) / WAMC

    Hi! I am having trouble making a school list for this upcoming cycle. I know my stats are too low for T20s, but I may want to apply to a few. Do people have any suggestions on what I can do to improve my app. Should I retake MCAT? Should I apply next year? GPA: 4.0 (from IVY LEAGUE) MCAT: 514...
  19. S

    I applied to the epidemiology, health policy, and behavior and community health departments at UPitt.

    And I think I screwed up. In retrospect, multiple applications show real lack of though. However, my work in global health and international development did fit broadly within all three departments. I got rejected from Epi and Health Policy last week. Now I am worried I might get rejected from...
  20. H

    Preparing for the worst. DPT 2021-2022

    Hello everyone, As of now I have been: Waitlisted to one program Waitlisted for interview at another and the rest I haven't heard back from So just in case I want to prepare for the next cycle. So please give me honest opinions on what I can do to improve my application. cGPA: 3.5 pGPA: 3.6...
  21. Leftpaw

    Berkeley Optometry Admissions Question

    Hello! I applied to UC Berkeley's Optometry Program and I have a few questions: -I completed my application prior to the November 30 deadline. Thus, my interview notification date is January 4. Does this mean that is when the committee will make a decision to give me an interview or will...
  22. Perchperkins

    I got a 3.0 this semester with an overall GPA of 3.63, what are my chances?

    Hey guys, I posted a few days ago about how my grades went down. My first semester was a 3.77, my second a 3.89 and now my third was a 3.0. It was a huge drop - thanks calculus. I had a lot going on with work, COVID and online classes. The good news is that I got an A is orgo, the bad news is...
  23. Alessandra20

    Pharmacy school advice!

    Hello :) I’m currently a junior at my university pursuing pharmacy hopefully and i’ve been really stressed. My two schools i am aiming for have removed the obligation for a PCAT score for 2021 applicants (Wayne State University and University of Michigan) i have a 3.5 gpa score as of right now...
  24. H

    Western University DPT class of 2024 - Pomona

    Hey guy! I wanted to create a space where we can help each other share info about the school, the admission process, and anything about the program. I haven't heard anything back from admissions yet. Please share your experiences as well.
  25. H

    California State University, Northridge DPT class of 2024

    Hey guy! I wanted to create a space where we can help each other share info about the school, the admission process, and anything about the program. I haven't heard anything back from admissions yet. Please share your experiences as well.
  26. H

    Pacific University DPT class of 2024

    Hey guy! I wanted to create a space where we can help each other share info about the school, the admission process, and anything about the program. I haven't heard anything back from admissions yet. Please share your experiences as well.
  27. H

    Chapman University DPT class of 2024 (summer)

    Hey guy! I wanted to create a space where we can help each other share info about the school, the admission process, and anything about the program. I haven't heard anything back from admissions yet. Please share your experiences as well.
  28. H

    California State University Long Beach DPT Class of 2024

    Hey guy! I wanted to create a space where we can help each other share info about the school, the admission process, and anything about the program. I submitted both applications and I am just patiently waiting for an email from the school. Please share your experiences as well.
  29. Leftpaw

    Screwed up my primary application. How damaging would it be if I’m “completed” by December / January?

    Hello. I wanted to ask the folks here a question. This morning, I found out that one of my transcripts on OptomCAS wasn’t sent. I did it today, but I still have to get my transcripts verified...and then my application verified, which will push me into November. After that, I have an OAT for...
  30. drhong

    How do D.O. schools calculate GPA? Am I screwed?

    OK I am very worried. My undergrad GPA is a 2.99ish. I feel angry at myself that I wanted to be Dr. the last minute. Even if I do a career change post-bacc with 43-46 credits and get around 3.7 to 4.0 GPA, it will only bring up my GPA to 3.1 to 3.2 ish, which is still pretty bad. My question is...
  31. M

    Looking for advice from someone who has been admitted to NYU Grossman School of Medicine

    Ahoy all, I am a sophomore at the University of Wisconsin. However, I have always wanted to go to medical school in New York. It's been my dream long before I was even in high school, believe it or not! I am looking for some advice from anybody who has been admitted to NYU Grossman School of...
  32. X

    How does the admissions committee timeline work (infrequent meeting)?

    Hi, all. I have heard some talk about admissions committees meeting very infrequently at some schools (e.g. once a month) and am confused about how this works. Does this mean if they meet, say, when info is transmitted this year on July 10th, everyone who was verified on the day of July 11th is...
  33. rcollinb

    Which Masters Program Should I Choose Before Dental School (POLL)?

    Out of these programs, which program would prepare me the best for dental school (in poll)? Which program would look the best to a dental school? I understand it depends on the success of the program, how well I could do, and what I enjoy, but I am looking for an outside opinion that I may not...
  34. dtugadawg

    Help With School List and Chances

    Current Junior applying from UGA. My original state of residence is also Georgia, I have a 3.91 and a 513. My clinical shadowing and volunteering is really solid and my non clinical volunteering is also strong. Additionally I have held a couple leadership positions and have done rowing for 8...
  35. S

    Pass/Fail Grade Option for Non-Prereq course in Postbac

    Hello Everyone! I am looking for some opinions I am currently doing a do-it-yourself postbac and have finished last semester with 3 A's and 2 B's. I will be finishing this semester with 4 A's and 1 B (in a non-prereq course). I was thinking of taking a pass on the B because I am trying to...
  36. S

    Pass/Fail Grade Option for Non-Prereq course in Postbac

    Hello Everyone! I am looking for some opinions I am currently doing a do-it-yourself postbac and have finished last semester with 3 A's and 2 B's. I will be finishing this semester with 4 A's and 1 B (in a non-prereq course). I was thinking of taking a pass on the B because I am trying to...
  37. Hilak

    0-6 schools, which is better?

    Hi all! I recently got accepted to several schools that has a program like 0-6 or at least like an early assurance program. I know that this field has been over saturated, and unemployed pharmacists are everywhere but I have always wanted to become a pharmacist. So pls help me out. For now I...
  38. D

    Applying to MD PhD with One Withdrawal

    I plan to apply for MD PhD programs my senior year (taking a Gap year). My two top schools are Emory and Stanford. I currently have a 4.0 GPA and I’m a junior. I’ve been doing research since the summer of freshman year, each semester. I also got into Mayo Clinic’s summer fellowship for this...
  39. O

    Evaluate my chances and any tips or strategies would be helpful

    I will preface by saying you're going to read this and probably say yikes. That is fine but its too late now I decided that I'm applying this cycle what matters here now is strategy to overcome my 1% chance of getting in. So I will do my best to give a picture of me as an applicant then give me...
  40. O

    SCCO vs. UC Berkeley

    Hi everyone, I just got into both SCCO and UC Berkeley for the class of 2024 :) But I am very torn between the two so any insight would be extremely helpful! SCCO Pros: - can save money on commuting; college is only 15 min away and clinic is even closer at 8 min away - great city/feel...
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