low mcat

  1. D

    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...
  2. A

    Gap year?

    I need advice. I have a 3.45 cGPA and a 3.12 sGPA. I have really good EC's ranging from scribing, medical assistant to volunteering at free clinics and at religious institutes. The only thing I didn't take is the MCAT. I feel like in order to have any chance this cycle I have to take the MCAT by...
  3. D

    Insanely low MCAT, all other stats stellar...am I doomed?

    I hope your cycles are going well. Let's get right to it. I have a 3.56 GPA from a top-20 research university, stellar LORs (all of my recommenders sent them to me before submitting), tons of clinical experience (long term shadowing and volunteering in clinic, etc), above average research...
  4. K

    MCAT Dilemmas

    I recently graduated from undergraduate. I first took my MCATs before my senior year. My first score was a 489. I retook and received a 496. I had a gpa of 3.7 and I was a college athlete with three jobs, so I decided to take my chances and apply. I was waitlisted but no acceptances. I finished...
  5. T

    Low MCAT, Post Bacc and Masters Options?

    Hi there! I am looking for any and all advice I can get here. I am about to graduate undergrad next month. I applied to medical school last summer just in case, but i did pretty bad on the MCAT and did not get accepted. I have a 3.3 cGPA and 3.5 sGPA. I got a 490 on the MCAT. I would love to do...
  6. mandyads

    Early Apply & Unreliable Application

    Hi All (looking for actually advise/experience, not a list), I am currently in a one-year, 37-credit SMP at a new DO school (3rd cycle coming up) in Texas. I had moved to the area due to a military partner and was hoping to pursue medical education again after 3 years out of school. I found...
  7. mandyads

    MD & DO Early Apply & Unrealiable Application

    *Unreliable Hi All (looking for actually advise/experience, not a list), I am currently in a one-year, 37-credit SMP at a new DO school (3rd cycle coming up) in Texas. I had moved to the area due to a military partner and was hoping to pursue medical education again after 3 years out of...
  8. mandyads

    MD & DO SMP & Early Apply MD/DO

    Hi All, I am currently in a one-year, 37-credit SMP at a new DO school (3rd cycle coming up) in Texas. I had moved to the area due to a military partner and was hoping to pursue medical education again after 3 years out of school. I found out the medical school I was interested in had a...
  9. J

    What to do? Help!

    Hey everyone! Thanks for stopping in. I'm stuck and not sure what route to take into medical school. Little background about myself: Last semester undergrad. Current cGPA 3.3 - sGPA 3.2 upward trend Minority, first in the family Bilingual (english/spanish) Had to work most of my undergrad to...
  10. xJoseph

    MD 503 MCAT, 3.94 GPA, and URM!

    Puerto Rican and residing in the island. What do you think my chances are on schools in the state of California or N.Y out of curiosity? Thanks Proficient in Spanish, English and ASL.
  11. Liliofthelamplight123

    19, in the US but considering UK schools as a backup plan

    Hello everyone, Right now I am 19 years old and I will be applying to both US medical schools and UK medical schools this cycle. I apologize in advance if this post is rather lengthy, but there is a lot I want to get off my chest. I have been working on my Biology B.S. here in the US since...
  12. Liliofthelamplight123

    19, looking at US and UK Medical Schools

    Hello everyone, Right now I am 19 years old and I will be applying to both US medical schools and UK medical schools this cycle. I apologize in advance if this post is rather lengthy, but there is a lot I want to get off my chest. I have been working on my Biology B.S. here in the US since...
  13. M

    501 MCAT; 3.8 non science GPA; 3.4 science gpa

    Hey guys, I need some help. I got my MCAT score back and its much lower than I was doing on practice exams so I need to re-evaluate my school options. I decided not to apply to MD programs so I can just focus on DO. I am not sure what schools to apply to or if I even have a chance at getting...
  14. MMF84

    Wasn’t expecting a secondary, now what?

    I had already applied to several schools this year before my MCAT score had been released and unfortunately I absolutely bombed my MCAT. 487 to be exact. A close family member passed away a few days before my test but I chose, rather unwisely, to attempt the exam. Obviously I had already...
  15. JowellHollyBuddy33

    ** The Offical Osteopathic Underdawgs 2018-2019 **

    Hey y’all, Do we have an underdawgs thread for 2018-2019 yet?! Non-trad here, and I’ve been ready to get on board since 2015 and my application cycle is finally HERE. You guys have been an inspiration to many. Good luck to everyone applying!
  16. DoBurrosLayEggs

    School help, please! Old/spread-out ECs, etc.

    I would really appreciate some opinions on a school list! I'll preface this by noting that I included years because my experiences are quite spread out. (I'm in my mid-30s.) cGPA: 3.90; sGPA: 3.81 MCAT (last month): 510 (127/127/128/128) State of residence: California; also qualify as...
  17. K

    MD & DO PLEASE HELP! WAMC - uGPA: 3.2, MCAT: 493 twice, 360 hours of shadowing, + more????

    1. I just wanted to get a quick idea and list of opinions on WAMC at any DO or MD school in America with the following info. 2. Is it worth doing a one year Masters Program (I was thinking MSPCS at Mercer University) to improve my cGPA and show I can do better in higher level science courses...
  18. fwest9

    DO school chances

    GPA: 3.4 (constant upward trend, just had a hard time freshman year) MCAT: 497 (2017) --> 503 (2018) 122/126/127/128 (not sure what happened on c/p was averaging 126 on practice tests) - South Carolina resident - 100 Clinical Volunteer hours - 1000+ non clinical volunteer hours (interned at a...
  19. F

    Should I apply or wait?

    is it worth me trying to apply with an MCAT of 492 or should I just wait and retake the mcat and apply next cycle? Do schools like to see reapplicants? Help
  20. F

    MD & DO Should I apply or wait?

    Hi there, I am in a sticky situation. I cannot decide whether or not to apply this cycle or wait and retake the MCAT. I have a low MCAT score but a very good GPA and incredible experience. I hear that it is good for medical schools to see your name, but I can't decide if it is the worth money...
  21. richiexrich

    MD School List Help! Non-trad veteran. 3.96 cGPA. 4.0sGPA. URM. 509 on AAMC FL 2 and 3.

    Edit: I am not URM. I just submitted my primary to one school, but I took the MCAT 2 June, so I'm still waiting on that to submit the rest. ANY assistance is deeply appreciated! GPA: 3.96 cGPA 4.0sGPA MCAT: My AAMC FLs were 508/509/509 so it has been pretty consistent but low. 5 years in the US...
  22. M

    Just applied to DO, should I apply to some MD too?

    Hi all, I just submitted my AACOMAS to 15 schools (I've worked full time during undergrad to afford uni tuition and HELLA application fees) and I'm still on the fence about throwing my hat in the ring for a few allopathic schools. My father is an MD and isn't pleased about me applying DO even...
  23. T

    GeorgeSquared Advanced Biomedical Sciences (ABS)

    Hi all! I just graduated from the GeorgeSquared Advanced Biomedical Sciences program in May 2018. Please feel welcome to post any questions you may have. I would love to share my insight and be as transparent as possible, since I too was in your shoes searching on SDN last year. If you have any...
  24. S

    How much did you increase your MCAT?

    Please god someone tell me they have been able to get a score around 492 to above 500. I really need about a 506 to stand a good chance at acceptance. I want to know if people have made significant score increases!
  25. S

    MD What are my chances?

    Summary: - Just graduated this year, got my mcat score this morning. Applying this cycle. - Migrated to america after high school, took a year off to learn english and apply to universities. Didn't speak english when I came here. Now speak 4 languages fluently. URM, African. US citizen now...
  26. M

    2.9 GPA/510 MCAT Advice on MD?

    Hello all, Im seeking advice on possible MD schools to apply to the 2019 AAMC application cycle with my current stats. As of right now, my application looks like: A female, Hispanic, FL resident with a 2.9 GPA (with noticeable improvement in grades over time), 510 MCAT gap year working as a...
  27. Sadlyanon

    3.8 504 URM

    Hello all, cGPA 3.80 sGPA sGPA3.69 First mcat 501 (127/122/127/125) Second mcat 504 (128/120/127/129) Will a third retake hurt my chances? I feel an accommodation allowing me to have more time will help for cars. I have studied for this exam for over a year and no luck inimproving. Class of...
  28. L

    MD & DO WAMC- Low MCAT, Mid-Range GPA/ ECs

    Hi everyone! Long time lurker, received my MCAT scores today and am looking for a little bit of help. I'm feeling a bit discouraged about my chances of acceptance after receiving my MCAT score today, but I also don't think an MCAT retake would help (I don't think I could realistically do any...
  29. Sadlyanon

    WAMC 3.8c 3.69s URM 504 MCAT

    Unwatch Thread Ignore Thre Hello all cGPA 3.80 sGPA 3.69 First mcat 501 (127/122/127/125) Predicted Second mcat 504 (128/120/127/129) My 3 aamc practice exams were all exactly 507 i really don’t know what happened. I know you are supposed to retake when you are ready, I never ever scored...
  30. C

    9 interviews with a 500 MCAT

    Hi I just wanted to write a quick post to any premeds because when I was in your situation I read tons of different posts on this website that made me feel like garbage and that I would never get in because of my lower GPA and MCAT. I scored a 500 breakdown was 127/125/123/125. My gpa was a...
  31. pxllv95

    What are my chances?

    cGPA: 3.61 sGPA 3.45 MCAT: First time I took it was Sept. 2017 got 495 State of residence: Georgia Ethnicity and/or race: Indian male Undergraduate institution: Georgia State University Shadowing/Volunteer: Currently volunteering at an Emergency Department every Sunday for 4 hours since Jan...
  32. G

    SMP or Post Bacc given stats: cGPA 3.31 sGPA 3.13 MCAT 500

    Hi everyone! I'm looking for advise based on some raw numbers/information: I am a CA resident. I graduated college 4 years ago, have since worked as a medical scribe, in a clinic for the underserved, and had many volunteer/shadowing hours (have not had research work since my undergrad...
  33. abtazz12

    What are my chances for LECOM-B, and how can I improve them?

    Hello everyone, these are my stats: B.S Integrative Animal Biology (2016) Minor: Chemistry GPA: 3.63 MCAT: 498 (second attempt); 493 first. Volunteering: >200 Florida resident I am also about to graduate from a medical assisting program. I did this in hopes of gaining more direct patient care...
  34. abtazz12

    DO What are my chances for LECOM-B, and how can I improve them?

    Hello everyone, these are my stats: B.S Integrative Animal Biology (2016) Minor: Chemistry GPA: 3.63 MCAT: 498 (second attempt); 493 first. Volunteering: >200 Florida resident I am also about to graduate from a medical assisting program. I did this in hopes of gaining more direct patient care...
  35. S

    RFU Biomedical Sciences 2018-2019

    Thought I might start a thread for the BMS program. Anyone applying this year for the program?
  36. R

    Post Bac: 3.5 GPA but a very low MCAT

    Hey all, I know that this website is the holy land for guidance so I am reaching out and would like any advice or story about your own personal experience ETC. I've been weighing my options because I have a decent GPA (3.6, science 3.5) but a very low MCAT score. I took the old exam twice...
  37. wannabedoc1231

    Do I have a chance? Low MCAT high GPA

    I was not able to prepare enough for the MCAT and ended up scoring 492:smack:. I am 23 yo international student who completed all premedical coursework in the US. My GPA is 3.84, and I have done my best with the extracurriculars: mentored; volunteered; ran a health professionals club; done...
  38. M

    MD & DO Has anyone heard of a Master's program to get into Med School with low MCAT?

    I saw a video on Youtube about someone getting into Med School by doing a biomedical Master's program (taking the same exact 1st year Med School classes) at that particular medical school. Video Here - What are the chances of getting in with such program ? Any others with similar experience...
  39. Plebeian

    MD Just received my MCAT today, what do you think?

    Hello people! This is my first post although I have been looking through SDN for a couple years now. I saw my MCAT score this morning as wasn't too impressed to say the least. MCAT: 503 - 125/128/124/126 I thought I did much better but what can ya do.. I don't have the time to study or retake...