low bcpm

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    When should I consider an SMP?

    I am currently in my senior year right now, and my lack of success in the application is worrisome. Under what circumstances should I consider an SMP? I like the idea of having a guaranteed interview after completion of the SMP but there is the possibility I perform just average in the program...
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    WAMC, ORM, 3.8(sgpa: 3.587)/510, School List

    I would appreciate any and all advice, the more realistic the better, especially on the school list. Not applying DO because I don't have any LoR from doctors. cGPA: 3.81and sGPA of 3.587 (non-STEM major, lowest science grade is a B in calc 3, without the B, sGPA 3.64) MCAT: 510, 78th...
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    Seeking Gap Year Advice as a Reapplicant

  4. captainClappa

    WAMC 20 DAT 3.1 cGPA 2.9 sGPA

    Date of submission: Sep 7 Overall GPA: 3.1 Science GPA: 2.9 Bio-Chem-Physics GPA: 2.65 DAT score: 20AA 20TS (18,19,24) 19PAT 20QR 17RC State of Residence: Ohio Major: Bio Definitely Count as disadvantaged, but not necessarily minority Reapplicant? No Nontrad? No, added a 5th undergrad year...
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    WAMC: Fall 2023 MD.

    First post here so I apologize if I did anything wrong or I formatted incorrectly! I would appreciate any and all advice, the more realistic the better. cGPA: 3.75 (should be 3.8+ by end of Spring 2022 when I graduate) and sGPA of 3.587 MCAT: 510, 78th percentile (128/127/127/128) Ohio Resident...
  6. HappyPerson

    WAMC cgpa 3.46 sgpa 3.13, MCAT 504

    Hello, I currently work as a high-school biology teacher at a title 1 school (over 95% of students are considered economically disadvantaged) and plan on applying to medical schools this coming cycle. I know my GPA is fairly low (possibly even for DO schools) but I have good experiences and...
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    Is it helpful to do NIH IRTA program with low sGPA?

    Hello! Just seeking some advice about plans I should do for my gap year(s) to increase my chances for acceptance into medical school. So here’s the thing, I have a low science GPA (3.0-3.1, depending on MD/DO calculations) and have not taken my MCAT yet (I am a senior for reference). I know that...
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    Should I retake undergrad classes?

    Hi, I have a low sGPA, should I retake classes?
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    WAMC - should I apply to more schools?

    Help! Should I apply to more schools? I was hesitant to apply to schools that I would not attend if it was my only acceptance. Does anyone have any suggestions or advice? Thank you! PS please be nice on my thread. Date of submission: AADSAS submitted 6/18 Overall GPA: 3.52 DAT score: 24 AA LOR...
  10. HeliseacombatronFIVES

    Non traditional students my story **Long Story Alert**

    Hi everyone, *** sorry about the long story important events to me are high lighted in red, I left out some stuff cause it gonna make this into a long essay*** *** before you read Thank you so much for listening to my story, and thanks to those who provide me with future insight and their...
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    No advisor, MCAT studying length for a non-traditional?

    Hello, I’m a 26 year old non-traditional student and need a decent Mcat score for my 3.32 gpa. I have a science/bio background but need to do some serious content review for the MCAT and not sure about the timeframe I should leave for this. I’m starting a post/bac program end of August. Would...
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    Gap Year Decision! SMP? Research?

    I graduated from undergrad this May, and I will be applying to medical school next summer. I am taking my MCAT this August and so far I've been averaging around 510. I am at a huge crossroads on what to do this next year. I graduated from a top 30 college with 3.59 cGPA, 3.4 sGPA with good...
  14. saren99

    Advice Needed: Little Advisement at my School- All help appreciated

    Hello, I was wondering if someone could review my stats and help me figure out what I need to do to salvage my application. My school doesn’t have much advisement so I appreciate any advice that I can get. I will be attending UPenn’s Specialized Studies Program this August. I'm trying to retake...
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    WAMC: 3.3 cGPA, 3.1sGPA, URM

    Hi I'm curious what you think my chances would be for med school given the following stats: 3.3 sGPA 3.1 sGPA URM: Black Female immigrant State of residence: MA MCAT: Haven't taken yet, what should I be aiming for? Clinical hours: 1000+, worked as a PT aide 6 months full time. Directly worked...
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    Non-traditional advice needed!

    Hi! I am just seeking some advice here on what schools to apply to and how people think that medical schools will view me. To give a quick background, I am 27 years old and I completed my undergrad with a major in secondary education and psychology, where I went on to teach high school English...
  17. marwalla

    What should I do?

    Hi, I’m a non-traditional Black student. I went to community college first and completed a good chunk of pre-med courses and later I transferred to a university. During my time in CC, I took on 12-19 credit hour course loads (with the permission of my institution), while also taking care of my...
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    My Best Option...

    Hello all, I'm pretty new to sdn but I really like the community and a lot of you seem to be very knowledgeable about these topics. Right now I find myself in a predicament with respect to applying to schools, and I wanted to see what my best options are. I'll just give my stats straight away...
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    Plan to get into medical school with currently low GPA

    My science GPA is 2.95 and overall 3.2 as a chemistry and spanish major and I have not taken the MCAT yet. My plan is to raise my science GPA to at least a 3.0 taking post-bacc classes, take the MCAT, then apply to special masters programs. I have everything else including research...
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    Withdrew from SMP. Best Options Moving Forward?

    Hi all, here is my story. I graduated from undergrad 2 years ago with a 3.59 overall and 3.29 BCPM. Have great clinical experience and decent volunteer experience. Worked in a microbio research lab for a gap year and attended an SMP program the year after that to solidify my chances and possibly...
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    Chemical Engineering-DO(Advice with low GPA)

    Hey Guys, New to this thread here! I was looking for some advice on how to possibly have a chance at a DO acceptance. I am a rising senior If all goes well, I'll probably graduate with a 3.25-3.3 cGPA. I know. Pretty low. Looking at all the forums so far, it looks like a post bacc would be a...
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    MD & DO WAMC + School List

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    What are my options with a low sGPA?

    sGPA: ~2.6 cGPA: ~3.0 (for post bac purposes) SAT: 1790 High school GPA: 3.9 unweighted I am a 1st gen. hispanic male (URM) from a low income family recently diagnosed with ADD. I performed abysmally in my freshman year and have a great upward trend after that (dip again junior year due to too...
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    Hello to anyone kind enough to read this, I'm new and this is my first post here (although I've read several posts by many of you). I graduated with a BS in Biology. I finished with a horrendous GPA of 2.4 and 134 credit hours. (I'd failed and retook a few classes, but was mostly a C student)...
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    Should I switch to pharmacy?

    Hey first timer here. Currently a junior (second semester) was planning to take the mcat in may and apply(DO) after I get my scores back. Current GPA: 3.07 cum 2.75 sGPA Experience: shadowed MD for 2 years Shadowing 2 DO's in a couple of med clubs Research at a hospital for a semester Now, I'm...
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    I am a senior at an upper tier public university with a Biology and Spanish double major. cGPA is 3.63 and MCAT 505 (but i'm retaking it in May, hope to do much better because the first time I studied, my practice exams were ~507). I think my science gpa is ~3.4 I have extensive research...
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    What should I do? SMP or just apply?

    So anxious it's literally raising my blood pressure these past few weeks i've been applying to the smps. I'm applying to 15 SMPs and 15 medical schools. I've gone back and forth with going ham on medical schools or just focus all of my energy on an SMP. Am I doing the right thing? should i even...
  29. Argentarius

    MD What MCAT would I need to stand a good chance at an MD School?

    So I've never been a great student and I've had a lot of trouble with depression and motivation over the years. I graduated UCSD with my B.S. in Physiology and Neuroscience. with cGPA 3.429 sGPA 3.38 and nsGPA 3.65 which is not catastrophic but when you include all the screwing around I did in...
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    Stuck in the grey-zone.

    Hi. Currently, I am about to finish my senior year at the University of Southern California. I entered undergraduate as pre-med and completed some of the requirements. However, after my first semester of sophomore year I realized that I might not be cut out for it, and that maybe that wasn't...
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    Chances of getting into a Texas MD program?

    Hello everyone, I am a fourth year undergraduate and I can't decide if I should apply this cycle or wait a year and do a postbac to improve my GPA. I am a Biology major at Duke, but due to some unforeseen medical emergencies my sophomore year, I have a cGPA of 3.4 and a sGPA of 3.1, I am on...
  32. sailo1994

    MCAT HELP!!!!!

  33. wut?

    Allopathic Med Schools that pre-screen?

    Hi everyone, I've looked at alot of threads made by students with a low science and/or cumulative GPA and a term that I see very often is "pre-screen". Since there are medical schools that pre screen for low gpa's or MCATs, could anyone name some specifically? Thanks!
  34. swimmergalpal1996

    Low BCPM, High MCAT, need honest opinion