I have a 502 MCAT and with 2nd attempt got a 500 (don't ask, literally don' know what happened on test day as I was averaging 510 on AAMC practice). Anyways, I have a 3.55 GPA & 3.3 GPA, a lot of leadership, clinical experience, research and volunteering. I'm a FL resident and have compiled a...
I unfortunately received a 500 on my MCAT. I have a 3.5 cGPA and around 3.2 sGPA.
I am not sure if I should plan for a retake on July 24 or just apply to DO schools with this score now.
Is there any way I can apply with this score and then sent an updated one? I would really like to...
Just looking for some advice.
MCAT- 502 (125/127/125/125)
Undergraduate major- Clinical Lab Science
Extracurriculars- EMT (800 Hours), Volunteer Firefighter, Volunteering (100+), a Resident assistant during college, leadership in IFC
Other- Currently employed...
Hello everyone, I am currently finishing up my sophomore year in CUNY Brooklyn College
I intend on going to medical school to become a pediatrician, I have always been in love with the medical field and coming from a big family were there was always little ones running around I always loved...
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I graduated last year with a 3.07 cGPA and 2.87 sGPA.
I read a plethora of other posts similar to mine and saw Goro's tips on reinvention. However, I wanted to make this thread to get some personalized advise.
I am planning on doing an SMP or post-bacc classes. If I get straight A's...
I would love some input on my chances and which DO schools I should apply to this summer for 2019 admission. Currently I'm a Junior at University of Texas at san antonio, just a normal state college.
cGPA: 3.47 sGPA: 3.44
-The only hole in my GPA is Cs in chem 2, ochem 1...
I will be a reapplicant to the DO cycle. What are my chances for matriculation for Sept 2019?
US PR (reside in Illinois)
3.18 cGPA, 3.09 sGPA, 3.33 non-sGPA, 506 MCAT
I do have an upwards trend in my GPA.
Physician Shadowing at Hines, VA - went to rounds...
50 Hours shadowing
720 Hours clinical experience (Scribe + Medical Assistant)
760 ish Hours volunteering - clinical and nonclinical
- FIMRC International Medical Trip: Two separate medical trips. Led the trip as President and founder of the organization at my...
What are my chances of getting into DO school?
Major: BS Biology (with a minor in Math.... 1 class away from a BA in math but some personal issues came up and I wasn't able to complete it)
Science/ Overall GPA= 3.6 (Graduated Cum Laude)
EC: >1000 Hrs working in a clinic as a chaperone...
Canadian here, I'm currently in 4th year of undergraduate honors neuroscience. How competitive am I as an international applicant for MD and DO? Is it worth it to apply to MD at all?
GPA 3.6-3.7 with progression of 3.85, 3.65, 3.94, 3.3-3.4. Are fluctuations detrimental to applications...
I was wondering if anyone who is in the program or knows about the program, to explain how this program really works. I checked the site and I've seen some info, but I still wondering what are the chances of being admitted into the program? Thanks.
I'm a third year osteopathic medical student. I'm currently on my surgery rotation and I do really like it. Only problem is I get really nervous and freeze when my preceptor asks me to suture or do anything. I think I want to go into surgery, but if I can't even suture when the...
Super stressed right now. Not sure what to do. Counselor is not good at giving advice. Need someone to help me out and show me a path to take. I am currently a senior at MSU. Right now I am clueless of what I should do. Is it too late to apply for post bac programs? Or should I do masters? Or...
My concern is my pretty subpar EC's.
I graduated May 2015 with a GPA=3.82, science=3.88. I tutored for 2 years while going to school but that's about the extent of my work.
Did a summer research gig between junior and senior year.
Since graduating I worked as a home health aide since I was...
Hi all, I'm new to the SDN community. :) I am currently a senior majoring in philosophy (lol merp) and minoring in biology. I have not finished my pre-reqs and was looking into a post-bacc program since I don't have many upper-bio level classes. I haven't taken the MCAT yet, will probably do so...
Hardworking first generation college student. Provided for myself throughout college. 3 jobs + full-time commuter student. MathBio major Neuro & Chem minors. cGPA 2.89 (upward trend), sGPA 3.09, MCAT score 495, with little prep via Kaplan book set & lots of anxiety surrounding test day. (As I'm...
I saw a video on Youtube about someone getting into Med School by doing a biomedical Master's program (taking the same exact 1st year Med School classes) at that particular medical school.
Video Here -
What are the chances of getting in with such program ? Any others with similar experience...
Currently just began a Masters in Med Sciences program for a year.
3.25 sGPA, 3.30 cGPA
>2500 hours clinical employment in a teaching hospital
> 40 hours shadowing an MD
> 1000 hours clinical volunteering
> 500 hours non-clinical volunteering
Obviously my GPA hurts, I worked two part...
Hey guys. I have applied to Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine, VCOM in Auburn, William Carey, and PCOM in Georgia.
A little background: 3.8 GPA at Birmingham Southern College. Student athlete. Loads of observational hours in Cardiology, Pathology, General Surgery, Urology, Internal...
Hey all! Like the title says, I have a 3.1 sGPA, 3.1cGPA, 3.8 nonscience GPA, and 508 MCAT. My MCAT breakdown is: Chem/Phys: 125
I have over 300 hours of combined shadowing and clinical volunteering work, both in under-served areas of San Diego...
I would really appreciate some help on deciding if I should seriously apply with the stats that I have. I've recently started to look into Osteopathic schools to apply to however, my MCAT is unbalanced 506:127,122,128,129 and I think that might severely deter me from getting any...
I graduated as a Pre-Physical Therapy Student.
After an acceptance to DPT, I turned it down to pursue a career in medicine.
I have all the prerequisites completed but have not taken BioChem (not pre-req).
My GPA (cumulative/science) hovers around 3.5.
MCAT NOT Taken.
1) Should I...
New member here. This should have been posted at WAMC.
Graduated May 2013 with BS in Biochem, Applying to DO
-3.1 cGPA, 3.0sGPA
Undergrad experience (until May 2013)
-2 years research experience in organic lab during undergrad (~15-20 hrs/week)
-work experience: high school tutor...
About to start school at KCUMB...taking a look at the match list from the past couple years and there have been several orthopedic residency matches at various AOA programs.
Besides stellar board scores, what can I do maximize my chances of matching into orthopedic?
My MCAT is 501 (first take was a 496), my overall GPA is 3.67 and science GPA is around 3.5. I have been working in clinical research for 5 years and I am a certified phlebotomist, worked inpatient for 7 months. I also have research experience at my university (2 years). I am the president...
I'd appreciate some comments/guidence on my current situation. I completely understand my stats, including how they would portray an applicant. Please note, I went through a family crisis that consumed every part of me during years 1-2 of undergrad. I'd be happy to share more privately.
Hey y'all. Like the title says, I'm having a hard time figuring out what schools to apply to. My cGPA is 3.55, sGPA 3.45. Strong upward trend since my first year. MCAT 502.
I have strong extracurriculars, with research, leadership, non-medical and medical volunteering, clubs, medical and...
So my highest MCAT is 500 (123 c/p, 124 bio, 125 cars, 128 psych/soc). I did not study much for it and I made a huge mistake retaking the MCAT 3 weeks after this before getting my 500 score back bc I thought I did terrible the first time and wouldn't be able to retake again before the end of...
I am 24 years old, history major, biology minor. NJ resident.
** re-took all science courses after undergrad that I got a C/D/or F, and made sure they were all above Bs. The 2.88 is without the retakes!
My ECs are pretty dense. Lots of shadowing hours of a DO...
Hello all. I really need some advice on whether to void my upcoming MCAT score on June 1st. I have been studying for the last 3 months for my retake. I originally took it back in August 2016 and got a 499 (125/122/124/128). I have taken several practice MCAT tests from Nextstep and the AAMC...
First time poster here. I graduated last year (2016) with a B.A. in neuroscience and psychology. I am currently working as a clinical research assistant and study coordinator in the neurology department (movement disorders clinic) of a hospital. I also did an undergraduate internship...
This is my first time posting ever so if I made a mistake please bear with me.
I'm graduating in few days and my grades came back today. I'm finishing undergrad with a 3.49 cGPA and a 3.378 sgpa. I'm aware they are brutally low. I never expected them to be so bad. I had to retake orgo...
I am applying to DO schools this cycle after I foolishly didn't last cycle. I have been researching schools for hours, but I cannot seem to come up with a decent list. Every schools seems so similar!
Any advice on the best places to apply to/schools to stay away from would be much appreciated...