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    Undergrad Sophomore Looking for Advice!

    Hi everyone! I am finishing up my sophomore year of undergrad and I wanted to post here to see if anybody could give me any advice/let me know if I am on the right track! Thank you in advance for all of your help! Cum GPA: 3.71 (after 1st semester sophomore year, may drop to a 3.67 after this...
  2. M

    Getting Accepted with GRE instead of OAT

    Hey guys, I've been doing my research on each Optometry school and I've noticed that some will accept the GRE instead of the OAT. Has anyone gotten into a program using only the GRE test?
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    Rejected 2020 cycle, needing some advice

    Hi! I got rejected this application cycle, and it was my first time applying to PT school. I am hoping some of you could help me with a few questions. 1. In November, I got rejected from a school, both early and regular decision. Is it too late now to reach out to the school and ask why they...
  4. A

    Help with SMP/MD acceptances

    Hi everyone! I was hoping to gain some feedback regarding SMP programs. I browse enough threads on here and figured it was just time I posted my own. I currently have a undergrad + post bacc cGPA of 3.1 as per the aamc scale. I am hoping to have a 3.14 by the end of the fall sem and a 3.18 at...
  5. A

    GRE chances/advise

    Hey guys, I wanted your advise on my chances of getting into PT school as my senior year is slowly approaching. I was looking into applying into the University of Colorado, Regis, Rocky Mountain, Puget Sound, and Eastern Washington. Cum GPA: 3.9 GRE: Q: 152 V: 145 E: 4.0 Hours: 3 settings...
  6. J

    GRE Statistics

    Hey everyone, I hope this is allowed. After taking the GRE this past weekend and seeing numerous posts and discussions about the results, I went digging through ETS to find some true statistics. As it turns out, when you tell them your intended graduate degree, they use it to sort us and...
  7. C

    MSW Can a 2.9 GPA get into grad school?

    Hello, I am currently a senior with a 3.0 with a 3.1 in my major. I plan on applying to MSW programs and one counseling program but I'm a worried that my GPA will drop this semester. Not too low but i expect at least a 2.9. In the event it does, will I still have a chance at grad school? Most...
  8. D

    Worth retaking GRE?

    Hey everyone! I took the GRE on 9/20 for the first time (I waited til the last minute, I know) and just received my official scores: 162V, 154Q, 6W. I'm not super satisfied with my quant score, and I'm trying to figure out if it's worth it to retake for schools with apps due 11/1 and later...
  9. StudentX

    New York Phd. in Hearing Sciences Applicant

    Hello, So I'm currently an undergraduate senior at a City University of New York preparing my graduate school portfolio for some PhD. Programs both instate and out fo state: - SUNY Buffalo - CUNY Graduate Center - Syracuse University - Northwestern - Vanderbilt There are some...
  10. D

    Des Moines University (DMU)

    Hey everyone! I wanted to reach out to current PT students and alumni who attended DMU. I would like to get your insight on the program. Any feedback helps!
  11. I

    Poor GRE scores, but great GPA

    Hello everybody, This is my first time posting on this forum, or any forum for that matter. I am posting today because I became very concerned about my chances of being accepted into PT school after receiving my GRE scores, particularly my analytical writing scores. Verbal reasoning - 149...
  12. C

    GRE minimum score list by School

    Im looking to see if anyone has a list of all the schools sorted by their minimum GRE scores. Trying to see who I can apply to.
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    General Admissions & OTCAS GRE Scores

    Hey everyone, So i took the GRE for the 2nd time today and my score did not improve. I feel discouraged because I studied so much and I got near the same score once again. I don't feel like I should take it for a 3rd time, seems excessive but should I worry? My scores a 287 with a 4 in writing...
  14. M

    General Admissions & OTCAS Admissions and "minority" discussion

    Hey prospective and current OTs/OT students! I am brand new to SDN, but long time lurker, and I am so glad I found this forum! Everyone is so supportive and helpful of one another. Anyway, I am currently applying for this cycle (2018-2019) and I just want to post my stats/experiences to see how...
  15. M

    General Admissions & OTCAS How heavily do most schools weigh the GRE?

    Hi everyone! I still have two years before I apply but I am already considering focusing on schools that don't require the GRE. I am horrible at math and I am afraid that if I can't score high enough, it will hinder my chances of admission. However, I understand that not taking the GRE greatly...
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    General Admissions & OTCAS GRE CODE Question

    Does anyone know the GRE code to send scores to Nova Southeastern Ft. Lauderdale on OTCAS. It is not listed on their website.
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    General Admissions & OTCAS Question on sending GRE scored to OTCAS.

    Hello all, I'm taking the GRE this Thursday. I know ETS allows you to send 4 scores for free right after taking the GRE. Can I give ETS the OTCAS code for 3 schools I plan on applying to even though the rest of my application to that school isn't finished. I'm just confused on if the school...
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    General Admissions & OTCAS OTCAS 2018 - 2019 Cycle

    Hey everyone! As the new OTCAS cycle opens soon, I thought it'd be cool to share stats, keep up with each other's admissions process and give each other advice. Major: Health Science Overall GPA: 3.68 - graduate May 2019 Pre-Req GPA: 3.70 - still missing a couple GRE: taking it in August...
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    General Admissions & OTCAS Am I gonna get into OT school??

    University: University of Tampa (going into senior year) Major: Allied Health Overall GPA: 3.35 - might be slightly lower on OTCAS not sure (3.25 ish on OTCAS?) Pre-Req GPA: 3.3-3.6 (depending on school) Last 60 Credit Hours so far GPA: 3.51 GRE: Q:153 V:143 :( AW: 4.0 Extra-Curric: President...
  20. P

    Retake GRE for the writing portion?

    bad score on writing??
  21. D

    Need Help! Can’t seem to get a good score on the GRE.

    Hi everyone, I’m having trouble getting a good score on the GRE, took it twice and still can’t get over the 300 combine score. I signed up for Magoosh but not sure how to approach the studying. Should I follow the 30 day plan exactly as outlined or should I do practice problem till I die of...
  22. MBPB

    Schools that Emphasize GRE / Grade Trend

    Hey everybody, I was wondering if anyone had any suggestions on schools to apply to. I was a previous engineering major and kind of overloaded myself on prereqs early on and screwed up my GPA a bit. I think my GRE and grade trend are something I can emphasize so I want to target schools that...
  23. MBPB

    Schools that Emphasize GRE

    Hey everybody, I was wondering if anyone had any suggestions on schools to apply to. I was a previous engineering major and kind of overloaded myself on prereqs early on and screwed up my GPA a bit. My current stats are: Bachelor of Science in Kinesio - Emphasis in Pre-PT from San Diego State...
  24. jtom

    What are my chances?

    Hey guys I was wondering if you could give me any advice on how to improve my application for this cycle. I am a non traditional student and had to take a few pre-reqs to be considered last year. I applied last year and got interviewed and waitlisted at tennessee and also waitlisted at UF...
  25. hopeful_vet2023

    Working on VMCA app...looking for advice!

    Hello! I am currently working on my first cycle application to 2 different programs and have some questions, would love some advice, just to feel like I'm submitting the best application that I can. Here is some info about me: I'm a non-traditional student (a 32 year old mother of 2) who has...
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    How early is early?

    Seeing that a lot of PT schools are admissions on a rolling basis, how early would you guys think early is? I'm planning on taking the GRE in mid-July, but I would like to maximize my time to study for the exam, so I'm considering pushing it to August. What do you guys think? Also, side...
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    General Admissions & OTCAS NOT taking GRE?

    So I have a list about 10 schools (which I plan on narrowing down more to apply to) but none of them require the GRE. I have taken practice GREs and I have no done stellar so I'm unsure if I should even take it because I would only send in my GRE scores if I did well
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    GRE Score

    I just took my first practice test for the GRE and got a 140 and 142 :/ I have a big book to study and brush up and will take more practice ones before taking the real one in about 2 months, think I will be able to do much better to get those scores up to ideally 155-160 on each?
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    Ortho Residency Chances as a Sub-Optimal Applicant

    First time poster here. Graduated with a DDS in 2017 and am currently serving in the military with 4 years of commitment. During school I didn't feel like I got enough exposure to pursue any specific residency but now that I've been practicing for about a year I'm interested in Ortho. My GPA is...
  30. danidoodle

    General Admissions & OTCAS Do schools care more about GPA or GRE?

    I finally have my GRE scores and can make decisions about where to apply, but I have a significant disparity between my GPA and GRE scores. My cumulative GPA is a 3.5, my pre-req GPA is a 3.8 and last 60 GPA is about a 3.67. However, my GRE scores are a 162Q and 162V. Are schools likely to...
  31. D

    GRE score in the md-phd application cycle

    My advisor recently told me a student of hers had to take the test last minute because a school requested it. The student wasn't applying for humanities or engineering grad programs. Has this at all been the experience of anybody whose been through the cycle?
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    Are there schools that specifically want GRE Biology?

    I've been browsing through the schools listed on the VMCAS descriptor page, and I see most schools ask for just the GRE. I assume this means the general test. Are there any schools out there that ask specifically for the GRE biology subject test?
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    Any schools that don't require GRE?

    Are there any accredited vet schools that don't require the GRE? I was going to wait another year to apply, but I'm second guessing myself and want to apply now. However, I don't have adequate time to prepare for the GRE and don't want to take it and bomb it in case schools I apply to in the...
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    WAMC: What Are My Chances

    MOD NOTE: We are now going to have one thread for all of the inquiries for competitiveness, what are my chances, do I have a shot, can I get into ABC University, etc. Most of the other SDN forums have found success with having one thread, so we are going to adopt that going forward. 1. Please...
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    Masters Programs

    I am currently in search of good Masters program. I have already applied to University of Michigan's molecular and integrative physiology program and Boston Universities MAMS program, and I was wondering if anyone could give me further guidance in term of what programs to apply to! Thank You!
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    Graduate School GRE

    I recently took the GRE and scored 156Q and 156V. The graduate school masters program that I intend to apply to (University of Michigan), states that the minimum competitive GRE score is 160 Quantitative and 155 Verbal. Should I consider retaking the test, or apply with the score I currently...
  37. AutoclaveGuru

    Update Help! Is sending GRE worth it?

    In the process of submitting an update with the following 1. Fall Grades 2. Publication 3. New Volunteering hours 4. GRE score?? Before the cycle started I took the GRE in case I didn't secure any acceptances and needed to apply to some SMPs. Is it worth submitting my GRE Score to medical...
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    Gap year or SMP prior to medical school?

    Hello! I am an undergrad student in my senior year right now and need different opinions on the next step I should take before applying to med school. My cGPA is 3.6 and my sGPA is around a 3.3-3.4. I have yet to take the GRE or MCAT. I am planning on taking the GRE general exam late this...
  39. Dr. Acetone

    Taking the GRE late

    Hi, so I used to be a pre-med student. Change of hearts happened, now I am applying to grad schools. By the time I made this decision, it was pretty late. I have submitted my full applications to all the schools I wanted to apply to on time. However, I need to take the GRE later on. You see...
  40. ThisisReality

    GRE submit after application deadline

    So, I am cramming for the GRE and taking it for the first time. My first application deadline is 12/1, for Harvard, but the other deadlines are mostly in Jan. If I don't do well, and retake the GRE, I can include the new score in my Jan applications, but what about for Harvard? Would it be...