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    WAMC 3.37sGPA / 3.49 cGPA | 517 MCAT

    Hello All, currently getting ready to apply and looking at my chances for this cycle. I'm not feeling too good about my GPA and extracurriculars. Would appreciate any realistic advice on what chances I have at going to medical school. Thanks for any help :) GPA: 3.49 cGPA / 3.37 sGPA / 3.27...
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    WAMC/School List Help! (Texas, ORM, high stats)

    Hi everyone! I'm currently a junior, and I'm trying to start building a realistic list of medical schools to apply to, that way I have a solid idea of the direction I'm trying to head when I start applying in May of 2023. Putting some general background info about me and my application below...
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    Need Help Making a List of possible Med Schools

    Hi all! I’m a rising senior (one semester left) needing some help making up a list of medical schools -AA female -cgpa: 3.5 -sgpa: 3.2 -mcat: not sure when I’m taking it yet -B.A Biology -Africana studies minor -President of my university’s Black Student Alliance (biggest political org...
  4. Boltman10

    Excellent stats, terrible ECs, looking ahead to this cycle

    I found out yesterday that I got a 526 on the MCAT (132/130/132/132), and Im currently carrying a 4.0 that I don't anticipate losing. I am majoring in biomedical sciences at UCF and have a minor in statistics and am in my Junior year. The issue is my ECs are lackluster at best. Based off of my...
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    2020-2021 Low GPA High MCAT Thread

    Hi Everyone! These seemed to get quite a bit of love in the past so I figured I would continue the trend. Applying this year with a 3.5 cGPA and 3.3 sGPA, 515 MCAT. Lots of clinical work experience. Currently planning on applying to ~40 MD Schools and 3 or so DO schools. Anyone else in the same...
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    MD & DO Any help/advice appreciated. cGPA 3.16, sGPA 3.3, and 516 MCAT. Pretty big upward trend.

    Hi, Caucasian male, jumped around a lot from program to program in undergrad, and extenuating circumstances with family health made my GPA start out really low. GPA Freshman : 1.54 67 credit hours was still a freshman. Sophomore : 2.66 Junior : 2.95 Senior : 3.16 cGPA: 3.16 sGPA: 3.3 Upward...
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    522, 3.85, lackluster ECs, WAMC and School List?

    cGPA: 3.85, sGPA: 3.78. (upward trend, 3.95 average after freshman year) MCAT: 522 (131/131/129/131) Residence: TX Race: Asian, Male (ORM) Undergrad: State school, Major: Biology, Minors: Medical Humanities, Chemistry Clinical Experience: 80 hours volunteering and shadowing at a medical clinic...
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    WAMC, School List Help? Good app, bad gpa

    Non-trad 3.6 s/cGPA (had a 3.1 first semester and 3.7s after.. idk if that constitutes a trend) Took my mcat recently. I was hitting 522's on AAMC FLEs. Let's say that I get 516-522. Retaking an expired MCAT. 2500 hours as a hospital technician, 500 hours as a scribe 150 hours clinical...
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    URM (AA) Male.. I need serious help. WAMC!!!!

    Hello, I need serious help with constructing my school list. I have a 2.6 gpa cum. 2.9 science and 525 mcat. I know that it is rare to score that high with a gpa that low but I did the unthinkable. I'm just now starting to volunteer at both clinical/nonclinical places. No research However...
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    Rocky Academic Career, 518 MCAT

    So I believe the biggest weakness on my application has always been my academic career and it has been rocky. I know that schools typically like upward progression but i've had ups and downs which i'm worried will hurt me, every time my grades have dropped however I have picked them back up...
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    Applying to more schools later in the cycle

    Hi everyone! I submitted my secondaries very early on, and have not heard anything back with regards to interviews. I'm starting to think that my list may have been too top-heavy (MCAT 521, cGPA 3.6, sGPA 3.5), I applied to mostly top 20 schools. Do y'all think it would be worth it for me to...
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    MD & DO WAMC: 3.4c/3.2s ; 3.7 grad ; 518 MCAT.

    1. GPA: Undergrad: B.S. Pure Mathematics: 3.42 Cumulative, 3.2 Science. Upward trend. Those upper level proofs classes were not nice to my science GPA. Sucks because C's are good grades in those classes, but I know adcoms won't see it that way. I got my act together senior year and made the...
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    Low GPA, 4.0 masters, high mcat- MD/PhD

    Hello, fellow SD'ers. So, I'm currently an undergrad/masters student whos applying MD/ Ph.D. this coming cycle and I was wondering if I could get some help/opinions. So I go to a relatively average school nothing with real name recognition. While doing my undergrad I kinda goofed and ended up...
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    MD & DO WAMC re-applicant, TX resident, 519 MCAT, 3.5 GPA

    Hispanic Texas Resident cGPA: 3.49 sGPA: 3.44 (C+ in both Ochem 1&2 but A's in Systems Phys/Genetics/BioChem) MCAT 5/5/18: 519 (129/129/129/132) (old MCAT from 2015 was a 31) - 160 hours of physician shadowing (orthopedics and interventional cardiology) -Worked as Community Assistant at...
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    3.14 cGPA 3.41 sGPA 517 MCAT

    Hello! I am looking to gauge my chances at the following schools: -Burrell -LECOM (Bradenton or Eerie) -Alabama COM -West Virginia Basically, just tell me where to apply, and tell me if I have a decent chance. Bio: I am a nontraditional applicant. I just...
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    WAMC for top 10 school, high mcat, low GPA

    Hi All! Just trying to ease my mind here, trying to gauge whether my dream of getting into a top 10 (or top 20) school is viable, or if I should adjust my expectations. I have a high MCAT score and a relatively low gpa. My extracurriculars are really strong, I have consistent clinical...
  19. prairiemusic

    WAMC/Advice Needed

    Hello friends, I had a rough final semester and I'm not sure what to do next. I'm at a 3.0 cGPA and 2.9 sGPA, with a 516 MCAT. I've finished all the prereqs but I took Biochem instead of Orgo II. I'm a black lesbian and my ECs are average atm, so I'm planning to take two gap years and boost...
  20. Future_Doc1997

    What are my chances?

    So this may be kind of long... I’m not the smartest, but I am a hard worker. Averaging B’s in most of my classes needed to take (i do have a few C’s) However one horrible semester brought my GPA down tremendously & it’s been hard trying to bring it back up (currently at a 2.58) I’m taking...
  21. Shubniguroth

    MD PhD with very high MCAT and very low undergrad GPA - WAMC?

  22. Happymadness

    Would love some reassurance, URM, low GPA, high (?) MCAT

    Removed! :)
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    Hi, I'm not sure if I'm posting in the right place, but I can't find much for Canadian Students. I know there are the monthly threads, but there's barely any responses there. Thus I'm posting here, please let me know if I should post elsewhere! Anyway, I'm in my 4th year now of a Science...
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    What are my chances as a black female, low gpa/high mcat?

    What are my chances of being accepted into a md or do school as a black female? My gpa is only a 3.1 but I have a 516 MCAT. I have published research, health-related trip to Haiti, and one year experience as certified nursing assistant (CNA). My last year of undergrad I made straight A's, so I...
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    DO was relying on grade replacement now what?

    hello, long time Lurker 1st time poster. Before I start I know the reality of my grades. My current cGPA is 3.1 with a sGPA of 2.6. MCAT of 518. I did terrible during my undergraduate years. No upward trend and I'm not going to make excuses for myself. I was being lazy. I did not care about...
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    MD & DO Non-traditional 2.91 B.S. GPA, 3.9 M.S. GPA, 515 MCAT

    Short Story: Nontraditional applicant 2.91 B.S. Biomedical Engineering GPA 3.9 M.S Statistics GPA Significant shadowing/volunteer experience in undergrad but that was 5+ years ago. No recent volunteer or shadowing experience. Extensive Research Background - several conference abstracts, two...
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    low GPA high MCAT advice

    Hello everyone! I know you have probably read many of these posts so i'll try to keep it specific to see if I can get any helpful advice. I have graduated a decent university in Canada with an overall 3.2 cGPA and my first two years were quite poor and affected my cGPA badly. However, I obtained...
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    3.83 GPA, 517 MCAT, Upwards Trend

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    MD What are my chances: atypical applicant

    Hello, Note: This post has been edited for anonymity purposes. Thank you for your thoughtful answers, I have a better understanding of where I stand at this point. Summary (Edited): I am applying next summer to MD schools, and would like some advice/opinions/guidance on what schools I...
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    MD & DO 3.0 GPA. 520 MCAT. SMP Texas Resident

    hi guys! first of all thank you for reading this and helping me out! I struggled my last two years of high school (dual credit program) and first two years of college so my GPA tanked completely. I have many F's, D's, C's, and 3 W's. (Gen Chem, bio, and Ochem have F's) I was going through...
  31. Qwerty122

    Need expert advise for deciding future!

    Thanks for taking the time to read and help me! I am a senior in college with a GPA and sGPA of 3.2 and an MCAT of 512. I have leadership/ mentoring activities for a year, team building activities, 200+ hours of shadowing, some research experience and an upward trend in GPA. I was...
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    Need Advise (low cGPA, high sGPA, high MCAT)

    Hey guys. First time poster and looking for some realistic advise. I'm a non-trad Canadian applicant. Did a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting in 2012 and hated it. Low GPA (around 3.0). After much shadowing and lots of research of career in medicine, I have decided to pursue medicine. Now that I...
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    Where to apply? MCAT 523, cGPA 3.3, sGPA 3.5

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    MD/PhD Chances Low GPA/High MCAT

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    3.9+ GPA, great MCAT

    I'm an Asian male at a top level UC. I'm actually only a sophomore right now but I was wondering what my chances are of getting into a low to mid level med school with the following: 3.95+ GPA (assuming I am able to keep it) Great MCAT score (don't know what qualifies as great at this point) 2...
  36. swimmergalpal1996

    Low BCPM, High MCAT, need honest opinion

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    MD & DO What are my chances? 3.1 gpa 520 mcat

    hello everyone! This is another what are my chances thread! I am an asian female, texas resident, and senior applying this cycle. I took my MCAT last summer and I got a 520! GPA wise i haven't been so lucky, i was enrolled in a dual credit program in high school and didn't do very well so...
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    Success stories: 3.0 or lower GPA & MCAT

    Hey everyone! I've done a post like this before but not with much response. I need some success stories to see where I stand and what I need to do to improve my application. I know adcoms look at the whole package but need an idea. If you can answer the following questions that would be...
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    Low GPA/ High MCAT advice

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    Chances for 3.2 GPA w/ 512?

    cGPA and sGPA: 3.2, double major in engineering science and chemistry (four year breakdown: 3.433, 2.54, 2.412, 3.22, 3.588, 3.175, 3.60; I am planning to achieve a 3.7 in my last semester to continue the upward trend and hit the 3.2 cGPA. The drop off in my second and third semesters is due to...