applying early

  1. Y

    Applying with my first MCAT score, but have an upcoming MCAT retake in August.

    So I didn't do very well on my first MCAT attempt in January and I am retaking in August. Everyone keeps saying to apply early. If I apply before my MCAT retake will schools wait to review my application? Or will they look at it, and then take my second scores into account? I am applying to both...
  2. Iridionprime

    Late evaluation letters....how important are they 0_0 ?

    Hello. So here's a summary of my present situation. I applied early like the first week, finished all my secondaries as soon as they were sent to me as well. However, my school uses a committee letter and they still haven't uploaded it. It's frustrating since I went out of my way to get all my...
  3. S

    Do I have a shot?!

    Thanks in advance for the advice/suggestions! Personal Stuff: Asian, currently first-year grad student, applying this cycle (summer 2016) Grad School: MPH-Epidemiology, 4.0 GPA, UT School of Public Health, small scholarships recipient. Undergrad: Major: Biology, Minor: Business...
  4. N

    Applying For Dental School 1 Year After H.S

    Hi everyone, This is a long post but please bear with it! Your help is GREATLY appreciated!! I am a current high school senior and I am set on being a dentist. I took two years of PSEO and am graduating with an A.A in Liberal Arts and Science in May 2016 as well as high school in June. I...
  5. F

    Failed CS-Should I apply to programs pending retake?

    I'm a US-IMG, passed step 1 and CK on first attempts and scheduled to retake CS Dec 14. Should I apply to programs in order to be considered for an IV or should I wait for the CS results to be out (day before ranking according to schedule) before applying? I'm looking at IM, Family Med and Peds...
  6. M

    What is the big deal with applying early?!!

    RE: "In the first interviews they are not sure of the quality of later applicants; they are only sure of the current applicants. Hence, they are naturally going to accept a lot of people in the beginning a" This is nuts. After years of evaluating applications and receiving thousands of...