applying to medical school

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    MD & DO Should I apply or wait?

    Hi there, I am in a sticky situation. I cannot decide whether or not to apply this cycle or wait and retake the MCAT. I have a low MCAT score but a very good GPA and incredible experience. I hear that it is good for medical schools to see your name, but I can't decide if it is the worth money...
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    Columbia vs Penn State-Jefferson 7 year PMM BS/MD Medical Program

    Hey everyone! I’m a high school senior and I’d really appreciate some advice. I want to go to medical school and become a doctor. I need help deciding between my two top options: Columbia University (CC) and a 7 year med program between Penn State University and Sidney Kimmel Medical College...
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    Personal Statement Topic

    Hi Everyone! I am unsure if I should apply now but I am thinking of writing my personal statement and not sure how to go about it. I feel as if I want to be genuine and how my experiences have made me who I am but not sure if it has made me want to be a doctor. I was sexually assaulted as a teen...
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    Examkrackers VS. TBR VS. Others

    Hey everyone, I need advice on what and how to study for the MCAT. I've been studying via Kaplan since September 2017 and it hasn't been as helpful as I desired. I recently paid for a EK course that begins in February and I want to take the MCAT June 1 or 2. However, in undergrad (graduated in...
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    What are My chances of Medical School

    I am a URM and come from low socioeconomic background (parents supported a family of 5 on $30,000 annual salary), First Generation college student I graduated HS with 96 college credits ( earning an A.A in Pre-medical Science from Community College) 3.8 GPA I graduated from JHU B.S in...
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    School List help?

    I am currently a junior applying this summer for entry in the fall of 2018. Cummulative GPA=3.9 Mcat- to be taken (may 13th) Extracurricular: Marching band Shadowing: 100 hours in general physician this summer will also do 100 hours with a general physician, plus 100 with a cardiologist...
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    US BS student applying to uk med school

    Hello, I'm a Norwegian/american student currently in my second year taking a BS majoring in Chemistry in the US. I am looking into going to medical school in the UK, however I am confused what level I would have to apply in to. It seems as if I would have apply to an undergraduate course, is...
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    Courses to take before the MCAT

    I am a first year psychology student at UTM, and I am in the process of making my 4 year plan. I was a little bit worried about fulfilling pre-requisite courses throughout my degree as I hope to be accepted into the "Behaviour, Genetics, and Neurobiology" specialist program, however I have...
  9. hs764

    Is medical interpreting useful for applying to med school?

    I'm applying to med school next spring and I'm trying to figure out what to do to bolster my resume. I've worked for the past three years in a medical research setting, but I have very little recent clinical experience. I've thought about shadowing a doctor for a while, but I'm also...
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    516 MCAT 4.0 GPA Need Advice on Schools!

    So I just got my scores for my MCAT and I got a 516 overall. Chem/Phys - 131 CARS - 127 Bio/Biochem - 132 Psych/Soc - 126 I know the score is a bit unbalanced with my not so great psych score, but do you think this should stop me from applying to at least a couple top tiers? I have a 4.o GPA...
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    Personal Statement Introduction Help!

    THANK YOU!!! :):):):):):)
  12. habanah1

    CLS major wondering about GPA and applying to Med School. PLEASE HELP!

    So I am a 1st year CLS student and I've been pre-med since before I got into this program. I am in a program that allows me to get my CLS as an undergrad so this is my first degree. I've been wondering a lot about my GPA and whether or not any of these classes that I am currently taking count...
  13. ccrain24

    Move before or after medical school? I need some advice, preferably from experience.

    I want to move to Washington (state) for personal reasons after I graduate. (girlfriend wants me to move with her, her family is moving so she does not have a choice. It's a very serious relationship, the second serious relationship for me.) Should I move to Washington first to qualify for...