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    DO WAMC for DO schools. cGPA: 3.5, sGPA: 3.65, MCAT: 500

    Hello, I wanted to get some perspectives on whether I should try to retake my MCAT or apply with my current score. ORM from NY, disadvantaged background (no family at all in the country. Been on my own since 16. idk if that helps) cGPA: 3.5 sGPA: 3.65 (might be a little higher) MCAT: 500 ECs...
  2. Lunargravity

    Working toward second degree while applying in 2024

    So I withdrew my application last cycle after voiding my MCAT and plan to rework and improve my application for 2024. However at the end of last year I revisited my interest in computer programming that I've have since high school and enrolled in an intro course at my local cc and will be...
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    WAMC/School List Help - OH ORM (3.86 sGPA, 3.76 cGPA, 508 MCAT)

    Albany NYMC Rosalind Franklin Vermont Drexel Temple Penn state Wayne State Oakland MCW Quinnipiac Belmont OSU UC Wright State Neomed Toledo
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    WAMC/School List Help 3.80 cGPA, 508 MCAT ORM

    Hey guys, I am going to apply for this upcoming cycle and I have a strong interest in primary care/family medicine. Also, I'm applying to MD + DO and I was wondering WAMC for this cycle? I don't have a ton of clinical hours and my MCAT is not great for MD. cGPA 3.80, sGPA 3.82 (strong upward...
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    WAMC/School List Help 3.53 GPA/510 MCAT, URM

    Hi everyone! I'm an Oklahoma resident and my goal is to get into OU med. Their 2025 averages are 3.8 cGPA, and a 508 MCAT and I'd be so grateful if I could get some help crafting a good school list. I graduated back when the pandemic hit in 2020 and have since worked on getting clinical...
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    School List Help Please!! 3.73/ MCAT 520

    Looking for help on a school list please! I'm interested in primary care, possibly rural or underserved communities. Info cGPA 3.73, sGPA 3.7 from Top5 Undergrad known for grade deflation. MCAT 520 Male, white Took one gap year during Covid and will take one gap year post graduation. Some...
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    School List Help 3.89cGPA 511 MCAT ORM

    cGPA 3.891 sGPA 3.848 MCAT 511 Michigan Resident ORM Undergrad— top public state school Clinical MA in cardiology office 400 hours projected CNA for 6 months 400 hours Volunteer at free clinic 80 hours projected Patient sitter 100 hours Shadowing Rheumatologist— in process— 50 hours...
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    WAMC: Non-trad with 3.38cGPA and 3.1-3.2 sGPA/510 MCAT URM PLEASE HELP

    I am not sure if I am competitive enough to apply. Can someone help with a school list? Can someone let me know where I stand with my GPA and awkward MCAT score breakdown? Recommendations toward an SMP? cGPA and sGPA as calculated by AMCAS or AACOMAS: 3.3 cGPA 3.1-3.2sGPA downward trend MCAT...
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    Looking for Guidance

    Hello, I have been lurking on some of the other posts for quite some time and was hoping to get some advice. A little bit about me is that I have been in school for quite some time and for a while did not know what I wanted to pursue so my GPA took quite a hit and is now at a cumulative GPA of...
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    what are my chances? how long do I wait for?

    Hey, So I am a senior and applied to med school for the 2023 cycle. (not taking any gap year) I am currently at a prestigious uni majoring in engineering. I didn't know I wanted to go into medicine, so my profile is more engineering less medical, but here goes. This is the application I applied...
  12. Lunargravity

    Planning to Void 9/9 MCAT, Considering Withdrawing but Primary Application Already Verified for Both TMDSAS and AACOMAS

    So given my AAMC full length scores I will more than likely not get a score at or above 500 on my MCAT and will be voiding it to retake in January. Currently sitting at around 489-491 from my practice exams which I know just won't cut it. I kept pushing back my mcat date since June and was only...
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    Non-trad with low uGPA (last 80+ credits ~3.7) gGPA 3.8, MCAT 514

    GPA Undergrad cGPA: 3.32 (Freshman/Sophmore/Junior/Senior: 2.90/2.80/3.71/3.68) Undergrad BMCP GPA: 3.33 (Freshman/Sophmore/Junior/Senior: 2.60/2.55/3.71/3.68) grad GPA (Biomedical Engineering): 3.81 MCAT: 514 (128/127/130/129) State: New York Race: White Sex: Male SES Disadvantages: Yes, E01...
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    School list help: OR ORM 3.47 cGPA, 3.36 sGPA, 512 MCAT

    1.) cGPA and sGPA as calculated by AMCAS or AACOMAS cGPA 3.47 Freshman: 3.05 Sophomore: 3.56 Junior: 3.60 Senior: 3.25 [Curse you COVID] Post-bacc: 3.92 (36 credits) sGPA 3.36 Freshman: 2.60 Sophomore: 3.46 Junior: 3.60 Senior: 3.17 Post-bacc 3.88 2.) MCAT score(s) and breakdown: 512 (128...
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  20. GoldenStateAlchemist

    WAMC/school list help MD/DO: CA resident, 3.3 GPA, 510 MCAT, ORM Non Trad

    Hello! I would really appreciate any help or guidance on my application for this cycle. Thank you so much in advance for your time and help! Undergrad cGPA: 3.07 Undergrad sGPA: 2.81 No real undergrad trend, fairly steady Post Bacc GPA 2 years after graduation (34 Units all upper div...
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    WAMC/School List - 3.92, 511, VA Resident

    cGPA: 3.92, sGPA: 3.85 MCAT: 511 (127/126/128/130) State of residence: VA Race/ethnicity: white Undergrad: T30 undergrad Clinical: ~800 hours paid clinical as therapy tech/CNA, ~230 hours volunteer clinical in academic medical center (peds, cardiology, admin) Research: ~100 hours R/Matlab and...
  23. chowchowlover

    WAMC/School list - 3.82/3.75, 512, NC Resident, ORM

    Hello! Here are my schools so far. Please let me know if I should remove any, or have any suggestion to add schools. Think I have too many at this point. My stats/EC's: NC Resident, ORM (Indian), Duke grad cGPA: 3.82 / sGPA: 3.75 / MCAT: 512 (129/124/128/131) for AMCAS Clinical experience...
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    DO letters and experience

    Few questions @Goro 1) How many applicants on average for your school actually have some sort of DO exposure? 2) How many applicants on average actually have a DO letter of rec? 3) Are students with DO letters + shadowing given a stronger preference? (given their stats are still competitive...
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    Need some advice on my post bacc. Withdrawl? P/F? Tough it out?

    Currently finishing up my DIY post-bacc at my local state college, I have a 3.8 postbacc GPA currently. However, this term has been kind of a ****show since my dad was diagnosed with stage four lymphoma. He’s been in and out of the hospital and it’s been overall hard for my family and I. The...
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    New grad: lost and confused

    Hello everyone, I’m expected to graduate this semester with a subpar gpa (3.3cgpa/3.07sgpa) and an MCAT of 515 and I’m URM. I have two years of research experience with a poster presentation and a pending publication*. My clinical experience is very cookie cutter with 50 hours of shadowing and...
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    DO/MD school list help after SMP

    I'm a nontrad re applicant, MI resident who is finishing up an SMP with no guaranteed admission after completion. I'm applying MD/DO and mainly need help with my DO school list. uGPA 3.02 sGPA 3.0 SMP GPA 3.79 MCAT 512 125/129/128/130 ORM, disadvantaged ECs 3,000 hours research across...
  28. ronaldweasley223

    502 MCAT 3.5 Science GPA (DO)

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    What are my chances? advice?

    Hi guys. I'm looking for some advice as a low stat applicant. Undergraduate cGPA: 3.0 Undergraduate sGPA: 2.5 1 post-bacc sGPA: 3.6 (diagnosed with adhd after first semester, got 4.0 second semester) undergrad+post bacc cGPA: 3.25 undergrad+post bacc sGPA: 2.91 cGPA trend: 3.38 > 2.87 > 2.80...
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    Hello everyone! I'll be applying this upcoming cycle to mostly DO schools. Therefore, I was wondering if someone can help me with my school list. Additional Info: State of residency: TX Ethnicity: ORM GPA: 3.2c/ 2.9s MCAT: 507 Clinical Experience: 100 hours ED (paused due to COVID), will...
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    Application Advice

    I applied for the 2022 cycle and applied for around 25 schools. I got secondaries for every school. I only got 1 interview (UCSF) early in the cycle (Sept), and recently got rejected. I have yet to receive any other interviews. I was wondering if anyone can help me figure out what I could do...
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    Transferring to a local university

    Hello SDN, I am new to the forum and excited to be part of the community! I am currently a sophomore at a state school with an affiliated med school with an AMCAS GPA of 3.84 That being said I entered college with a different career in mind (and a non stem degree/ no med school pre-requisites)...
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    Class Fill Up

    How quickly does it look like the osteopathic classes are filling up? Cuz I know that last year's DO seats were filled by Dec. I'm applying to DO schools now and am worried that it's too late
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    What are my chances of DO school

    Hey guys So I’m planning on applying to medical school this week and just got my third MCAT score back, scores went 490-492-497. I know they’re not great but was wondering if it’s worth applying. I have a 3.84 cGPA, about 3.75 sGPA. I have tons of extracurriculars, and almost 5,000 hours of...
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    Chance for MD?

    Hello, I had a question regarding my chances for MD applications. I applied exclusively to DO schools last cycle and got waitlisted at 2 programs (PNWU and NoordaCOM), but that cycle has now ended. I decided to enroll in the PNWU MAMS program this year, while also reapplying for this current...
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    MD WAMC (3.9, 516, VA)

    Hello! I am looking to finalize my school list for this cycle and wanted some advice on what I have so far. My main question is if I am applying broadly enough, and if there are any “throwaway” schools on my list that wouldn’t be worth applying to for me. I was also concerned on if I have too...
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    MD WAMC School list help!