md 2019

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. F

    Too little clinical volunteering?

    Hi everyone, Current Junior here planning to apply this cycle to research-oriented MD programs. I have recently started to become concerned that my overall clinical volunteering hours are too short - by the time I apply, I will have accumulated around 150 total hours. The problem is, these...
  4. F

    High Stats, Very Sticky LOR Situation

    I will be applying to research-oriented MD programs this upcoming cycle (currently a Junior). LizzyM in high 70's w/ 4.0, strong research for Top 20's (I think? No publications but have Goldwater), okay clinical experience (not a ton but passable). I go to a state school that is ranked highly in...
  5. F

    Help with school list ---> not sure if too top heavy

    3.9X GPA and 510 MCAT (124 CARS) from a top 20 university in north State of residence: PA Current Academic Standing: junior List: Temple Jefferson PSU Drexel UPenn (reach) Pitt (reach) Rutgers Robert Wood Cooper Miami GW Georgetown NYMC SUNY Downstate Tufts Wake Forest VCU...
  6. J

    MD Latinx LGBT Applicant! WAMC?!

    Hello all! I will be applying to med school in a few months. I am cis, Latinx and gay. I am currently in MPH in Biostatistics. Undergrad GPA:3.76 sGPS:3.76 (LOL) I write the MCAT in 4 weeks and praying with every fiber of my soul I will get above a 515. I'm a Florida resident. Pretty dope...
  7. M

    Any somali in here ?

    hey any somali in here doing MD in SGU grenada please ?
  8. svk7

    MD WAMC at this point in the cycle? 508/3.73

    I count myself blessed to have received acceptances at two well-respected DO programs. I would be honored to attend either of these programs; however, it is no secret that MD programs historically yield more competitive applicants for residency programs and open more doors (even with the...
  9. Dr. ThorStrange

    Following Medical Schools on Social Media

    Is it ok to follow medical schools on social media accounts? Is it ok to tag medical schools in social media posts? Or is it bothersome/annoying to them? What do you guys think?
  10. Dr. ThorStrange

    When is it too late to expect interview invites?

    A friend and I were discussing this the other day :laugh:. He is freaking out because he hasn't received any II so far :nailbiting:. My response was that there is still hope to receive II because he submitted all his secondaries before Thanksgiving and many schools have deadlines for secondaries...
  11. K

    2018-2019 Waitlist Support Thread

    I saw that a waitlist thread hasn't been made for this cycle, so I took the liberty of making one:happy:
  12. E

    Accepting Multiple Offers

    Hello, I recently got into an MD/PhD program that wants me to reply back to them in two weeks. I have other offers that I want to hold on to, and I am scared that if I accept the MD/PhD offer, I will be bound to that school, and thus can't accept any other offers. Can anymore who has experience...
  13. B

    WAMC URM (AA), UGGPA: 3.2 GradGPA: 4.0, MCAT: 508 List Help

    1. GPAs: cUGGPA: 3.21; sUGGPA: 3.00; GradGPA: 4.00; (combined)cGPA: 3.40; (combined)sGPA: 3.33 1. Degrees: BS: Neuroscience, MS: Medical Physiology w/ concentration in Clinical Neuroscience (graduate in May) 2. UG GPA with significant upward trend 3. I know with a graduate GPA they...
  14. B

    UGGPA: 3.2 GradGPA: 4.0 URM WAMC? w/ List

    1. GPAs: cUGGPA: 3.21; sUGGPA: 3.00; GradGPA: 4.00; (combined)cGPA: 3.40; (combined)sGPA: 3.33 1. Degrees: BS: Neuroscience, MS: Medical Physiology w/ concentration in Clinical Neuroscience (graduate in May) 2. UG GPA with significant upward trend, upper level chemistry and biology...
  15. R

    MD Did I do enough to compensate for my 124 CARS?

    So, my aptitude falls into the science side of things, but I’ve been intentional to round myself out with good experiences. What do you all think, does my CARS score kill my chances? Where would you put me on the competitiveness spectrum? -MCAT: 512– 131/124/130/127 -BCPM GPA: 3.90 (3.95 were...
  16. Fishy fish

    Opinions on canceling interviews

    So I have applied to both MD and DO programs and have been fortunate enough to receive 4 MD and 3 DO interviews. Given that I am interested in dermatology, I would like to attend an MD program. However, if DO is my only option, I would rather go that route than wait another year and re-apply. My...
  17. D

    3.86 GPA 507 MCAT

    Hi all, I got my MCAT score back recently (507), and while I am a bit disappointed, I want to move on and look at next steps. I hope that you all could help me out with my chances, especially any chance I have with a California school. UC Davis and UCR's mission statement fit mine to the dot...
  18. Oxalis

    MD/PhD Chances? What do I do?

    Hello! This is my first thread as I was really hoping to get some advice. I'm in my senior year and looking to apply this Spring to MD/PhD programs. I was originally gearing for an MD program, and I'm still open to it, but I've had some incredible experiences with research (2+ years and tough...
  19. M

    Applying MD this late?

    Hey all, I applied to a bunch of DO schools earlier in the cycle but now I'm thinking I should've also applied MD, and people in my family are pressuring me into applying MD at this point even though it's extremely late in the cycle. With my stats (3.4 cGPA, 3.3 sGPA, 511 MCAT, ORM, lots of...
  20. O

    Griffith Medicine 2019

    Hey everyone, Haven't seen any thread for Griffith University MD program 2019. Has anyone from Canada/international been accepted yet? I know they did interviews in June but I didn't apply until the middle of June. Has anyone heard back about the August interviews yet? Thanks!
  21. A

    What are my chances for MD? 3.76 cgpa, 3.68 sgpa, 516 MCAT

    Hi guys! KY resident here. My stats are 3.75 cgpa, 3.68 sgpa, and 516 MCAT. Important extracurriculars - 220 hours clinical shadowing in pediatric hospital (various specialties) - 30 hours clinical volunteering in ED - 180 hours in peer health education (leadership role in this organization) -...
  22. D

    MD WAMC and School List-GPA 3.95, MCAT 500 and retake pending

    Please make recommendations on any of my school choices and please add more mid-tier and low-tier if necessary. Also, I'd love advice about my situation and if I should withdraw my application or not due to my late MCAT. Cumulative GPA: 3.95 Science GPA: 4.00 Undergraduate School: Top 25...
  23. B

    Send Letters after I submit

    Thank you everyone in advance, SDN is always crazy helpful. As a reapplicant i was suggested to not send the same letters of rec. unless there are new ones to read as well. I am only a DO reapplicant. I applied MD also, but it takes so long to validate I'm sure it will come before i even get my...
  24. 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...
  25. G

    WAMC- GPA 3.9 MCAT 512

    Hello! I'm assembling a school list, and I have some unbalanced stats. I'd appreciate any and all feedback on these schools. any in here seem unreasonable? Thank you a bunch, and best of luck everybody! Also to note: I am a reapplicant, but I applied to an exceedingly small amount of schools...
  26. V

    MD School list - 4.0 GPA / 511 MCAT / non-traditional

    Hey guys! I am an international student from Europe, and I plan on applying to medical schools in the upcoming days. That said, I was hoping you could help me with schools I should apply to. I believe that only private schools accept international students. My stats: -MCAT 511 (Phy/Chem 530...
  27. V

    School list: International student, MCAT 511, GPA 4.00

    Hey guys! I am an international student from Europe, and I plan on applying to medical schools in the upcoming days. That said, I was hoping you could help me create a list of schools I should apply to. I believe that only private schools accept international students. My stats: -MCAT 511...
  28. A

    What schools should I add? - cGPA: 3.78, sGPA:3.65, MCAT:511

    Year in school: Graduated December 2017 Graduate degrees: B.S. Biological Sciences from a public state school Country/state of residence: Arizona URM (y/n): N, white Cumulative GPA: 3.78 Science GPA: 3.65 Cumulative GPA Trend: 3.86--3.28--4.0--3.85 MCAT Scores: 501 --> 511 (127,126,130,128)...
  29. MiamiHeatElite

    MD Help with school list

    Overall sGPA/cGPA: 3.96 MCAT: 512 (125/129/129/129) Demographic: White male from rural underserved southwest Virginia; son of physician with no particular challenges or narrative Undergrad: Microbio major/Bio minor from Virginia Tech Clinical Experience: 1.5 years of ER scribing (1700 hours)...
  30. M

    School list

    Hello, I am trying to make a school list. I was expecting a different MCAT score than what I received, so I've had to make a lot of last minute changes. Im from missouri going to an average state school. I have a 4.0 GPA and a 512 MCAT. I was a division 1 student athlete and played all 4...
  31. G

    What are my chances (WAMC) for a friend

    Here we are, the classic what are my chances thread, however this time it’s for a friend of mine. I appreciate any and all advice as always. (sorry, this is quite long) She’s currently pretty discouraged to apply at all this year, but I figured I would consult SDN and hope for some positive...
  32. T

    WAMC - My first post

    Hey guys this is my first post... not really sure if I'm supposed to be as detailed as I'm going to be but here goes nothing haha I am a White, Male from Rhode Island. I am a Chemistry major at a small private school in New England, my cGPA is 3.88 and my sGPA is 3.85. My MCAT was a bit...
  33. A

    MD WAMC - 3.8, 518

    Hi everyone, thanks for taking the time to look over this. I am a traditional, first-time applicant and wanted to get some outside feedback about my application and school list. cGPA and sGPA as calculated by AMCAS or AACOMAS: 3.82 cGPA, 3.79 sGPA Biochem Major MCAT score(s) and breakdown...
  34. Fishy fish

    Chances of getting accepted?

    Hello, I'm applying to medical schools (MD and DO) this cycle and wanted to get your opinions on whether or not I have a good shot... I have a 509 MCAT (127/124/127/131)...yes CARS isn't great... ~3.96 GPA with 3.89 science GPA Nontraditional with a masters degree in Clinical Psychology, GPA...
  35. M

    What are my chances?

    Hi everyone, just got my mcat score back 510 129/123/130/128, I wanted to know my chances specifically to Long School of Medicine San Antonio and McGovern in Houston. Im URM hispanic, ESL, I have a 3.96 GPA/3.95 sGPA, 150+ hours of shadowing at a teaching hospital, 400 hours of hospital...
  36. S

    Letters of rec MD/PhD

    Good afternoon SD! I am an overrepresented minority at a small state school. Major: Biological engineering & philosophy Masters: Biomechanical Engineering (concurrent to BS) MCAT: 527 I am planning to apply to manly upper teir MD/PhD programs this coming 2019 cycle. I was wondering if anyone...
  37. C

    519 & 3.96 - Cali schools? Baylor?

    Hi! I just applied for this 2019 cycle and I would greatly appreciate some input as to which schools to strike from my current list and which schools to add. I'm interested in going to school in California, but I know that's a pretty tough sell for OOS students. Particularly those who do not...