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    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...
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    Past DUI (2016) and residency (2023)

    I have been digging around and have found different answers online but my situation is this: I was convicted of a DUI in 2016 but was able to get into medical school regardless. I will be starting in Fall of 2019. I plan to have my record expunged next month and hope to one day practice in CA...
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    DUI charge 0.00 breathalyzer and negative for all drugs tested already accepted into pharmacy school

    I need someone who understands pharmacy licensure to answer. Like the title says i blew 0.00 on the breathalyzer and my blood test results came back negative for everything. I got in a car accident and was unconscious until a witness and or a paramedic banged on the door. I was able to walk out...
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    Getting into Social Work with DUI on record

    Hello everyone, I am an 18 year-old community college student living in Illinois who intends to complete my Associate's degree within the next year or two and transfer to a university and major in Social Work. However, I was recently arrested and charged with a DUI. This was the culmination of...
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    Other OT-Related Information Need to take my boards, but I just got a DUI. Any advice on what to do or what will happen?

    I am about to graduate in a month with my Masters in Occupational Therapy. The next step is to take my boards. However, I got into some trouble and got a DUI over the weekend. Does anyone have any advice on what to do or what will happen? Any advice would be greatly appreciated!
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    3.1 GPA 507 MCAT DUI Scribe... What are my chances?

    Hi! First time posting here, in need of some serious real talk advice. I really want to become a doctor. Always have, always will. But I think I might have ****ed up too much, and I'm here to ask whether I should take a chance and push on or give up. 23 y/o female, Indian, who recently...
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    Need some advice Post acceptance letter

    Hello Fellow Pre-Dents, So, I was fortunate to have one interview for dental school, and even more so when I got a letter of acceptance. Now I am kind of in a bind as far as criminal background history. I was pulled over in Sept 2015 while driving under the influence (would not recommend to...
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    Misdemeanor, Acceptance, Matriculation

    Hello SDN, I have been lucky this cycle and obtained 4 acceptances at this point. 2 MD and 2 DO. I have a criminal history of DUI from 5 years ago. I disclosed the incident in my primary and secondary application and have been honest and taken responsibility of the incident. My question from...
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    3.3GPA PENDING MCAT

    I'm 2 years out of undergraduate school. My science GPA was 3.23 / cumulative 3.3. I'm currently studying to taking my MCAT in January. I did track and field for 2 years in college, was part of a fraternity and held office for 1 year. I volunteered for 1 summer at rotacare after graduating but...
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    A Note on Applying to M.D. Programs with a Criminal Background

    WARNING: LONG POST (but worth the read!) Hi Everybody, I am writing to you all as an accepted M.D. Student in the U.S., with hopes of encouraging those with good intentions but an iffy criminal background of not selling themselves short, and trying for what they want to do with their lives...
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    Got accepted after listing DUI on application. Will background check ruin me?

    Hi Guys! So i was convicted of a DUI back in 2013. I listed it on my OPTOMCAS application and wrote my explanation for it. I was interviewed and got accepted! Now, that school is running a background check. Will that ruin my chances of keeping my acceptance, even though I was already forthcoming...
  12. sat0ri

    Double DUI

    I am planning on applying this cycle (i.e., in a month from now) and I need advice and/or direction of where I would even get legal advice. When I was 17 and then again when I was 18/19, I was pulled over while driving and was breathilized with a BAC over 0.02. I was told both of these were...
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    MD DUI + Medical Application w/; GPA 3.6; MCAT 36; sGPA 3.8

    Hello, I am interested in Applying to Medical Schools ASAP. But I have a DUI from May 2015. Actually I have criminal charges for Marijuana Possession and Paraphernalia, however I made a deal with the DA to lower it to a DUI. I am terribly sorry for what I have done. cGPA: 3.6, sGPA: 3.8, MCAT...
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    Accepted - Now how should I disclose a criminal conviction?

    Hi all, Long story short, I am accepted to a school that did not ask about any prior convictions in their secondary app. I also did not disclose the conviction on my AMCAS because it didn't occur until after I had submitted the app. The incident occurred in early Winter 2014 and was a DUI with...