1. D

    MD & DO 504, 3.6 nontrad applicant

    Hi! I just got my score back (504) and I’m a bit disappointed. I was hoping for 508-510. I am working on revisiting my school list given my score. My non-traditional background includes a MHA degree w/ 3 years working in hospital management, >1000 hours hospital volunteering, full time...
  2. W

    Poor mcat... options!!?

    hello all I graduated in 2017 with a 3.62 GPA (started poorly, last two years were 4.0), URM, Excellent LORs (not that I read them but they are from well respected people), excellent ECs... I took the MCAT in January and I know I was doing poorly throughout the exam, but didn’t void it at the...
  3. G

    501 MCAT, 3.86cGPA, 3.76sGPA, URM

    I'm just a little torn on what to do. My options either include doing a gap year (I graduate undegrad this year so hopefully I can do a masters program) or applying and seeing my chances this cycle. I am hoping to do MD. If not, I plan on retaking it early next year (already ripping my hair...
  4. S

    4.0 GPA, 500 MCAT, URM

  5. Rennyrenren

    How much do adcoms weigh stats (mcat/gpa) after interviews?

    Hello all, here are some of my stats ORM, but disadvantaged. A lot of family issues. Immigrant from a village in Southeast Asia. Mcat 502 Cgpa : 3.6 sgpa: 3.6 Great LORs Great EC's Two great research experience (was offered a scholarship, no publications yet) Lots of physician shadowing and...
  6. canes_season

    MD & DO 3.63 cGPA, 3.5 sGPA, 506 MCAT- School List

    Hello all, I’m currently deriving a school list for applications in June. Any suggestions to boost my application are very much appreciated (criticisms as well). I’ll be applying to both M.D. and D.O. schools. Here are my stats: - 3.63 cGPA, 3.5 sGPA (bad freshman year, upward trend, 4.0...
  7. S

    My chances? Back-up plan advice/recommendations?

    Like many I am worried about my current medical MD and DO application cycle. I just submitted my application and my transcripts are waiting to be reviewed. My concerns are due to my low MCAT score (which I took only once due to taking it August 28th) and the "late" submission of my application...