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  1. SimpleMinds33

    URM Re-applicant Seeking Advice for Application

    Hi All! I am planning on reapplying this cycle and I wanted to some advice on my competitiveness for my state schools (Florida) as well as schools within my GPA/MCAT range. For my background, I am a black/African-American undergraduate For starters, these were the stats and activities I...
  2. Txgirls85

    MD done

    thanks!
  3. P

    WAMC Reapplicant 513 MCAT, 3.56 GPA

    Hello, I am planning to reapply for the 2020 Med school cycle. Last cycle I applied to 17 MD programs and I got one II that resulted in a waitlist then rejection. I am trying to make a better list of schools to apply to this year and would like advice on improving my chances for getting in. I...
  4. G

    Shadowing medical students the day before an interview?

    I was speaking to one of the Docs that I scribe with and asked him for interview tips. He suggested something he did for his residency interviews where he asked to shadow a resident for a day and said I should ask to shadow a 3rd year med student as it showed initiative and a real desire to...
  5. G

    WAMC/ Should I add more schools?

    cGPA and sGPA as calculated by AMCAS or AACOMAS: 3.9+ and 3.9+ MCAT score(s) and breakdown: 522 (129/129/132/132) State of residence or country of citizenship (if non-US): AZ Ethnicity and/or race: White Undergraduate institution or category: Large public state university Clinical experience...
  6. J

    Controversial PS topic: Terrorism

    Hello! In my PS, I mention treating a suspected terrorist while volunteering on an ambulance in the Middle East. I really like what I say, and I bring no politics or opinions into the paper. I was wondering if this is too risky or if it is ok? If anyone is willing to read my PS and give some...