1. sydwillx

    2.85 GPA 308 GRE

    So i graduated from Georgia State University in 2020 and i just took the GRE i got 157 V and 152 Q. I have applied to the MS preclinical sciences program at mercer and the MS biomedical sciences at PCOM. Do you guys think ill get in?? open to other program suggestions as well!! anything will help
  2. D

    SMP Georgetown vs BU

    Hi all, First time poster long term lurker here! Hope anyone who sees this is doing well and safely hiding out in quarantine. I applied last cycle unsuccessfully (cGPA3.56, sGPA3.3, MCAT 511 with decent volunteering, ECs, and full time work in clinical research) to allopathic schools with 0...
  3. T

    Possible to Get in Without Shadowing Experience?

    Hi! I'm planning on applying this cycle, but I don't currently have any shadowing experience. I'm about to graduate undergrad and so I'm taking one gap year, and I was planning to scribe in order to gain more clinical experience, but ScribeAmerica currently isn't hiring due to COVID-19. As soon...
  4. C

    MCPHS Boston vs. Northeastern: chances?

    Hi guys I'm currently a junior at a top 15 university, applying to pharm school next year (Jan 2021). I'm only applying to schools in Boston, and yes I understand it's a saturated job market, I'm from Korea so I'll be going back there after graduation (pharmD is respected especially from the...
  5. P

    School List (MCAT 515, GPA 4.0)

    Hi everyone! Please help me solidify my school list! These are my current stats & school list (in no specific order) for the upcoming 2020-2021 cycle. I'm planning to apply to ~30 schools. Please let me know if you think I should add/remove any. :) GPA: 4.00 MCAT: 515 (130/124/130/131) State...
  6. 1

    Are my chances shot for matching now because of COVID-19?

    I'm currently a DO third year wanting to apply for general surgery this September. I arranged my schedule to stupidly have my two general surgery rotations this April and May ( I decided to try for general surgery mid of third year). It looks like worse case scenario I will not get to do a...
  7. definitely_chondria

    Help with school list and other application questions

    I am applying to MSTP programs in the 2020 cycle and I need help with my school list and other application issues! Currently: research technician (2 gap years) Undergrad: small liberal arts college (not highly ranked but got a full ride / many awards --> should this be included on my app...
  8. C

    7 Year Old DUI and W's 3.76 GPA and 23 DAT Score

    Hi! I am applying next cycle. I will have my masters in economics with a minor in biology. My GPA is 3.76, my DAT score is a 23, I have 200 hours of shadowing experience, I volunteer every Sunday at my town's family service bureau, I have volunteered at my local dental school (Rutgers Dental...
  9. K

    Nervous about the possibility of acceptance to California Schools..

    Hello, after studying for the OAT this summer and taking it, I plan on applying to SCCO, Western, and SUNY in September. I'm studying with the Kaplan OAT book and Chad's videos so I hope to do well/ above a 300. However, I have a UC (University of California) gpa of 3.1 and I believe my...
  10. pcvtomd21

    Medical School List Help

    Hey! I'm a current Peace Corps Volunteer one year into my service looking to apply to medical school in the next application cycle. I've got a list of schools I'm interested in, but I would really appreciate feedback on any you think I should definitely add or take off. I'm interested in doing...
  11. S

    MD Confused junior with a 3.2 GPA

    Hi! I am a current junior and I realize that my grades during the first 2 years of college (especially sophomore year due to mental health problems) are so bad that I'm not sure what to do/whether they can be made up with mostly As/B+s, etc... so I'm seeking out suggestions/help/advice! I have...
  12. M

    Nontraditional applicant, what are my chances for Texas MD/DO schools

    Would really appreciate the advice. I'm currently 31, wanting to apply to medical school in 2 to 3 years. I'll be 34 or 35 by then. From age 22 to 27 I worked as a pharmacy tech and from 27 up until now I am working as a Medical Technologist also known as a Medical Lab Scientist. Major...
  13. D

    PLEASE HELP. Advice on my chances of getting into dental school? (Low sGPA)

    Hi, to whoever ends up reading this thank you so much in advance! I am currently a senior public health major in college. I am really stressed right now because I was planning on applying to dental school in the summer of 2020, so I already knew I'd be taking a gap year. However, after...
  14. Meera9

    Applying to medical school with my twin

    I have a question for all of you! I am applying to medical school currently, and my twin is also applying right now. I have a slightly higher GPA (.1 difference) and she has a higher MCAT score (by one point). We both are very involved with very different organizations and both have numerous...
  15. hermionegranger9

    Florida School

    Florida schools -uf -um -fsu
  16. FrightyDog

    WAMC -which schools with my grades

    23yr old Male California 1st time applicant interested in Exotic primarily then Wildlife/Zoo Interested in Western Health University Primarily, applying to Ross and St.George for sure Cumulative GPA: 2.76 science GPA: 2.65 last 45: 2.44 Any degrees achieved Will have a bachelors in Animal...
  17. R

    Can I get into medical school with an unfinished MPH by one class?

    So, I’m completing an mph during my 2 gap years, but my mph advisor is telling me that there is one final class (capstone) I need to take that I cannot fit in those two years. Is it possible I can finish that degree after med school and residency or even not finish it at all? Or will I need to...
  18. N

    Realistically, What Are the Chances?

    Asking for a friend, heres the application very briefly uGPA: 3.5 sGPA: 3.58 MCAT: 526 Graduated in 4.5 years instead of 4 - 250 shadowing hours - 400+ clinical volunteering - 100 non-clinical volunteering - scribe for almost 1 year - 1 semester of research (no publications or poster) He is...
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    URM (African), 3.5 non-sciences, 3.6 science, a high trend for both, 3 shadowing experiences, started an organization, held two positions in Student Government at my college, lots of volunteer hours, MCAT is 498, applied to some schools; both MD and DO. Any advice on which schools I should...
  20. J

    Nontrad applying to DO, MD, or SMP. In need of advice.

    Hi everyone! I am a 28 year old female interested in becoming a physician. I would greatly appreciate any feedback or advice on my strength as a candidate, if I need to do an SMP or post-bacc, etc. I graduated in 2014 with a BS in Biochemistry and minor in biology. My GPA is poor: cGPA is 3.25...
  21. P

    Do I have a chance with Podiatry?

    I am currently in the beginning of undergrad for my bachelor's in University studies. I have previously taken a Mortuary Science one year fast track program that was only nationally accredited (but accredited by the ABFSE so it counted) and I graduated and am licensed as a Funeral...
  22. R

    URM, 520, downward trend, 3.6c, 3.5s

    Hi Posting for a friend applying 2020- AA male NYC 3.60 cumulative gpa 3.50 science gpa 520 MCAT STRONG research STRONG leadership GOOD letters of rec OK clinical & nonclinical experience Yearly Trend: 3.9 - 3.9 - 3.4 - 3.2 1. Would you recommend an additional semester to raise gpa to show at...
  23. B

    DAT Breakdown 17AA —> 21AA

    First off, let me say this has been a long time coming. I have wanted to be a dentist since I was 10 years old. I graduated in December of 2017. I majored in Biology had a GPA of 3.86 and a science GPA of 3.75. I have around 100 hours of volunteering and over 4000+ hours of shadowing and work...
  24. B

    Should I retake the MCAT? 512 (127,128,128,129) and 3.42 cGPA, 3.20 sGPA

    Hello all, I recently took the MCAT for the first time and I am wondering if I should retake it/what are my chances of getting in? I got a 512 (127,128,128,129). My cGPA is 3.42 with a strong upward trend (3.14 first year, 3.83 last year) My sGPA is 3.20 with a strong upward trend (2.7 first...
  25. f16falcon

    4.0 GPA, Unsure ECs: NYU chances?

    Hi guys, I want to apologize first for the long post, but I think providing the details of my situation may be helpful. First things first - I just completed my first year. I am a double major in biology and physics, and have a 4.0 GPA (with mostly 2nd and some 3rd year courses like ochem or...
  26. S

    Should I do postbac or still try this cycle?

    Hello everyone. I'm really in a bind. I want to avoid taking a gap year as much as possible, but I've had some unforseen circumstances. I came in a bioengineering major which ruined my gpa freshman year. Since then I've been on an upward trend and raised it to a 3.45. This summer I'm also...
  27. Lexkills

    URM AA Chances???

    Hi I am an African American URM and wondering what my chances are at dental school this upcoming cycle I have strong EC's such as shadow and living in china as well as knowing a good amount of mandarin my LOR's are about average and I have a strong personal statement that discusses certain...
  28. A

    What are my chances? Overall GPA 3.67

    Hi all! Thanks for taking the time to read this. I'm hoping to apply to DO programs this upcoming summer, and was hoping someone could take a look at my profile to see what my chances are of getting in. I applied to some MD programs this past cycle and unfortunately only got one deferral after...
  29. D

    #DO #MD #MATCH Residency Merger 2020

    How would the 2020 merger change the chances of matching for DOs and IMGs ?
  30. J

    MD Chances? 3.90cGPA/3.92sGPA/513 MCAT

    What allopathic med schools should I apply to? 3 semesters of research ~ 400hrs Two semesters of CNA work ~ 250hrs 3 years club soccer owner of small LLC 300hrs shadowing 100hrs of non-clinical volunteering Leadership: peer mentor, risk management officer, UTA
  31. F

    should i retake the MCAT?

    have a 3.9X, multiple pubs, heavy leadership Got 510 with low CARS was aiming for 515+... what should i do? Retake or apply? as well, had a low CARS (sub-125). Really not sure what to do
  32. Hash Slinging Slasher

    Anesthesiology Residency: Chances and Advice for Future

    After a great deal of soul-searching and deliberation, I've finally decided on anesthesiology as my specialty of choice. However, I have little idea of how competitive I given my stats. I've looked over the NRMP match outcomes, and it appears as though I have a decent chance at anesthesia. What...
  33. D

    Chances at GI fellowship and advice needed

    I know some of these questions have been beat to death but a lot of the threads I'm finding are from when GI was much less competitive or you guys are just too brilliant and don't have to deal with the same problems us mortals do lol. So I figured I'll just ask and I would really appreciate any...
  34. R

    What are my chances? Recommendations?

    I'm sort of at a crossroads here and I'm not sure what my next move should be in terms of preparing for my dental school application. Any advice/tips is greatly appreciated... Undergraduate GPA: ~3.1 (I had one semester where I really f*cked up, for various reasons. I had 3 F's and a W this...
  35. W

    MD & DO What are my chances?

    GPA 3.3 MCAT 504 Volunteered 1 year Brigham and Women’s and for New York Cares at Xavier Mission Letters of recommendations from Psychology PI/Professor, Neurologist @ Boston Medical Center/Neurology Professor, Neuroscience Professor and founder of multiple FDA approved medical device...
  36. H

    MD I am frustrated! AGAIN!!!

    Hi everyone, I really don't know what to do anymore. Here is my life story. I came to Canada from Bangladesh when I was 14, I did my high school in Toronto and with a 96% average I got into University of Toronto - this school pretty much RUINED my life. I did horrible during first two years of...
  37. T


    Hi guys, I am a first semester junior in undergrad, bio with pre med conc. 3.66 GPA, 3.75 Science GPA Taking a EMT course in a few weeks Working at Urgent Care to get clinical hours EC: Non-clinical volunteering- 200 hrs Clinical volunteering- waitng for EMT to start clinically...
  38. J

    Ideas for chances/school list?? 2020 Applicant

    Year in school: Graduated Spring 2018, currently working on Paramedic certificate part-time (upgrade from AEMT) and working FT. B.A in Music Performance (and pre-med at the same time) from medium sized state school. Country/state of residence: USA, MO Schools to which you are applying...
  39. T

    Chances? How can I improve before June?