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    USC School of Pharmacy - Class of 2021 (Fall 2017 applicants) - Official Thread

    Hello Everyone! It seems like the thread hasn't been created for USC Fall 2017 Applicants. If there is a thread already, please direct me to the link! If not: Please post any questions here and let's help each other out during this process :) My first question: Which school are you from?
  2. H

    Applicants from the Same Area

    Hello! Current applicant here for this cycle. Just wondering if you guys have any insight to applicants who are from the same area. We are both from a very rural area, and they have already been accepted. (He also turned in his application/secondary way before I did). Still currently waiting for...
  3. G

    MD Canadian applying next year... advice?

    cGPA = 3.96 after 2 years of undergrad (4.0 scale) 523 MCAT (130/131/130/132) British Columbia, Canada Asian Currently doing undergrad at McGill (QC), BSc Psychology (Honours) Clinical experience: 1.5 years at a crisis/listening/info hotline, first responder volunteering, tutoring internship...
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    MD 3.95 cGPA, 4.0 sGPA, 517 MCAT. Chances, 2018 cycle. Weak EC?

  5. Upstage

    MD 3.55cGPA/3.43sGPA URM California resident chances

  6. O

    Please any advice on gap year/chances

    Hey everyone, I come to you as a very nervous applicant seeking advice. BACKGROUND: Application mailed out: 7/8 Overall: 3.34 Science: 3.21 DAT: highest attempt was 19 AA, 17 PAT / most recent DAT attempt was 17AA/17 PAT (Unfortunate I know...) Great LOR, PS, extras, volunteer (400+ hours)...
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    What are my Chances?????

    I'm 25 years old, white male, Born in U.S Year in school: Graduated December 2013 Country/state of residence: Currently SC moving to PA/NY for new job hopefully (establish residency) Major: BS Biochemistry, BA Economics Schools to which you are applying: Weill Medical( Reach) University of...
  8. Vladimir7

    Why is Affirmative Action bad?

    Socioeconomically speaking, I can't see why some people say it should be gotten rid of. Say a student, who works hard, and has the family support to afford a tutor gets a 4.0 GPA. Say another student, who works hard, but can't get a tutor gets a 3.5 GPA. Note: this extrapolates to MCAT...
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    Will I get in?

    Hello, I have always found these threads annoying, but I am a very average applicant and figure a lot of people could relate to my stats. Graduated with my BS in biology this May, 3.4 GPA (PharmCAS GPA should be about the same) Recently got a job as a pharm tech at a CVS for the next year...
  10. StinaBee

    VMCAS question: Media Coverage

    Hey guys! I am working on the grueling work of inputting all experiences/achievements since High School, and I am curious what are the opinions on including media coverage. I was in a number of local news articles for my UG research on honeybees and some other service work, but I don't know...
  11. M

    Worked in my dad's private practice, put on application?

    Hey everyone, need some advice. One summer I worked in my dads private practice. Is it ok to put this on my application in experiences section, or will it negatively effect me aka will admissions officers see me as privileged and thus be harder on me when reviewing my application?
  12. Harrybean

    3.69 cGPA, 3.72 sGPA, 505 MCAT

    Hey guys! I've been lurking on this thread for a long time and I guess it's finally my time to post this. Just received my 4/23 MCAT and I am pretty bummed... Nevertheless, I was wondering what my chances are for MD. Major: Biology, UCR cGPA: 3.69 sGPA: 3.72 MCAT: 505 (126,125,126,128)...
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    Help! Should I retake or apply as is?

    I am about 1.5 years out of school and am currently working as a high school science teacher (inner city). My stats: cGPA: 3.7 & sGPA: 3.8 Research: Significant, 4+ years, 1+ pub (more on the way) Clinical: 50+ hrs in a Neurology clinic MCAT: 30 both times State Resident: CA, but close ties...
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    MD & DO Help por favor, Pre-Med+Med SDN community

    Here is my basic profile... -MA resident -Cumulative GPA: 3.60 (school=top 30) -Science GPA: 3.51 (2 W's, retook for A-'s) -MCAT: 27 (10-7-10), 508 (129-124-128-127), 516 (129-127-130-130) -Research: 12 months linguistics/cognitive neuroscience, 8 month neuropsych with poster presentation...
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    Leadership Help?

    I recently met with my pre-med advisor who told me I need more leadership experience. As of now I have been a manager at a plasma center for 3+ years and am not planning on leaving anytime soon. The problem is that this experience also counts for my patient exposure. (I have other forms of...
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    Think of going into Anesthesiology. Applying into the North East US most likely. Any tips?

    *Thinking -MS-3. -Step 1: 243. -Honored: Neuro, OB-Gyn, Psych, -High Passed: Surgery, Pediatrics -Haven't had Medicine or Family Medicine yet. I've heard great things about Hopkins, Mayo Clinic (though it's not in the north east), and Alabama (also not in the North East). I want to go to an...
  17. optimisticallypassingorgo

    cGPA 3.79 sGPA 3.63, applying this cycle?

    Please do not quote this message. Currently a sophomore biology major (psychology minor) with senior standing. I'm taking the MCAT May 14. Applying MD. My cGPA (after this semester hopefully) will be 3.79 with 3.63 sGPA. Not great. ECs: 1 summer and 1 semester of research (~300 hrs). 1...
  18. K

    5 Months before Dental School Application.. Do I have a chance?

    I graduated this Fall 2015 majoring in Human Communications with a concentration in Practice and Professional Ethics. I have a minor in Statistics and did my year of inorganic chem, organic chem, physics, and one semester with Biology and biochem. I am planning on taking the DAT Spring 2016...
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    Where did I go wrong in my application? :(

    I've decided to retake my MCAT score and take two years off. Thank for your input!