1. O

    ADEA PASS submitting test scores

    Hi all I am applying to ortho programs. I took my GRE on 07/16/22, so I am still waiting for the official score report. Once it comes out, how am I supposed to send it to the schools? Can I just send the score once to ADEA PASS for all the schools participating in PASS? Or would I need to send...
  2. F

    How should I manage my applications this summer?

    Hi everyone, As the title states, Im not sure how I should manage my summer with apps coming this cycle. I am currently working as an acute PT Tech at a very large hospital with a very supportive manager that will also help me obtain observation hours in other clinics. My current issue is that...
  3. F

    Ortho and GRE

    Hello, I am a second year dental student who aspires to be a someday orthodontist, I currently have a 3.92 GPA, am doing research and am looking to take the GRE this summer. I was wondering if any ortho residents, orthodontists, or upperclassmen who were also aspiring to become orthodontists...
  4. P

    GRE too old to use for orthodontics application?

    Hi world. I’m in dental school considering applying to orthodontic residencies in a couple years. I know most (if not all) require the GRE — and I took the GRE…2 years ago for a different grad program that I ended up not doing. I studied hard and got a good score that I’d like to use...
  5. N

    Graduated with low GPA, but I'm ready to to make a comeback. HELP!

    I don't want to focus too much on my sob story, but the gist of it was my biggest support system passed away during undergrad and I spiraled. To get straight to the point, I graduated in the spring with a 2.7 GPA, have over hundreds of community service hours, research, and I'm currently a CMA...
  6. D

    Sending GRE score

    Hi! I was wondering what opinion people have/what people are doing about programs that do not require the GRE. I have heard many different things regarding whether to send them, or to just save some money. I feel fine about my score, I do not really think it will necessarily add or detract from...
  7. T

    Best Study Guide/Online Practice for GRE?

    Good afternoon everyone, Officially completed pre-requisites, now to do observations & GRE. ISO GRE recommendations for online study guides/book guides? TIA!
  8. J

    Need advice

    #1 I am a recent graduate of University of Kentucky. I have a overall GPA of 3.4. Here is a background of my grades and observation/volunteer hours. Course grades: Anatomy and Physiology I: C, Anatomy and Physiology II: A, Exercise Physiology: B, Biomechanics: B, Chemistry I: B. Chemistry I...
  9. H

    Preparing for the worst. DPT 2021-2022

    Hello everyone, As of now I have been: Waitlisted to one program Waitlisted for interview at another and the rest I haven't heard back from So just in case I want to prepare for the next cycle. So please give me honest opinions on what I can do to improve my application. cGPA: 3.5 pGPA: 3.6...
  10. H

    Is "optional" GRE really optional for masters in CMHC?

    I'm applying to 5 schools for masters programs in CMHC and all of them have an optional GRE. My undergraduate cumulative GPA is 3.48 and major (psychology) GPA is 3.73. I also have 2 years of experience in 2 undergraduate research labs and volunteer experience for Crisis Text Line and I have 2...
  11. R

    GRE Submission Question

    Hello, I am currently applying for my MPH through SOPHAS. I submitted my first application, and did not send official test scores. When I downloaded my application packet it had the unofficial scores listed that I plugged into the test score part on SOPHAS. This was before I realized I did not...
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    General Admissions & OTCAS GRE Study Group

    Hi! Would anyone like to make a GRE Study Group? I plan on taking my GRE May of 2021. We can do virtual meetings and talk about problems we are having. Any advice from past test takers? Thanks!
  13. Caseymurph

    USC post-bacc program - is my GRE score high enough to get accepted?

    I’m going to apply to USC’s post-bacc program designed for career changers and one of their requirements is a standardized test score. I took the GRE and did not do well on it… I got a 152 in Verbal and 148 in quant. I’m considering taking it again (really don’t want to) but if it looks like I...
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    General Admissions & OTCAS Retake GRE? Helppp

    Just got my GRE results and got 150V 143Q and a 5.0 in the writing section. Debating whether or not to retake the gre because of my quant score I meet the exact minimum score for the quant section for the school I really want to go to (FGCU). The other parts of my application are pretty...
  15. J

    Retake the GRE?

    Hi everyone! This is my first time posting. I recently took the At Home GRE and my (unofficial) scores were not as high as I was hoping. A 293 overall :/ As far as writing goes, I think that section went okay. Many schools I'm looking at applying to no longer require the GRE or waived it due...
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    Undergrad Sophomore Looking for Advice!

  17. 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?
  18. G

    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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. 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!
  26. 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...
  27. 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.
  28. G

    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...
  29. 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...
  30. 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...
  31. F

    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.
  32. O

    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...
  35. P

    Retake GRE for the writing portion?

    bad score on writing??
  36. 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...
  37. 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...
  38. 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...
  39. 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...
  40. hopeful_vet2026

    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...