medical school admission consulting

  1. K

    Basic science research vs clincal research for med school applicants

    Long story short I am a current 4th year student in a 0 to 6 PharmD program. I completed a premed minor last year, and after much deliberation (see my previous posts if curious), I have decided to pursue medical school following graduation. I am currently in the honors program and must decided...
  2. 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...
  3. justtryinghere010101

    Clinical Quality, Safety, and Leadership Executive Master's, Should I do it?

    I'm planning to strengthen my application for medical school and was looking into programs that will help me do that. I came across Georgetown University's Clinical Quality, Safety, and Leadership Executive Master's program. I wanted to know if this seems like a program that will strengthen my...
  4. G

    MD Can a 503 MCAT with a 3.37 GPA get into these Allopathic MD schools?

    So above is my GPA and MCAT (individual sections are posted below if you care to look) score. I have shadowed 5 doctors and I have both an MD and DO writing LOR's for me just to give some light as to the rest of my app. My residency is in Ohio. These are the MD schools I selected: 1) Rosalind...
  5. 7

    Complicated Situation(s)

    So I am finishing my applications for MD/DO. My senior year in undergrad I was accused of theft and stalking through the school's complaint system. I was barred from campus during the process but was still able to complete coursework Question #1: does this count as institutional action and/or...
  6. D

    Withdrawal from core prereq?

    I'm currently a freshman and withdrawing from gen chem this semester. I had a family emergency that resulted in me flying back and forth from my home state to the state where my university is currently located. This caused me to totally screw up any chance of even getting a "C" in the course...
  7. F

    How to successfully become a forensic pathologist?

    Hello everyone! I'm new to this site - please forgive me if I'm not doing something right, I'm just getting adjusted! Anyway, I am in my first year of undergraduate and I have a dual major, forensic science and biological sciences with a cellular/molecular concentration. I am doing really well...
  8. D

    Owning a business as Pre-Med?

    How would co-owning a business as a pre-med student look on a med school application? Owning and managing a financial firm while still attending school full time, dedicating time to volunteering (some hours as a representative of the business) and clinical research. Does the fact that it is not...
  9. J

    Pre Med Student wanting advice

    Hello everyone, I am a Junior at a small liberal arts school in SC. While we are a small school, we take pride in our academics and typically people find our courses to be very difficult. I am really excited to apply to medical school. I have already started building a relationship with the...
  10. L

    Friend scored a 526 on the MCAT but has a 60% GPA. Will he get accepted somewhere?

    I received a 525 and have a uGPA of 3.89 and have multiple offers. My friend who has no intention of applying for medicine bet me ( as a joke ) he can score high enough on the MCAT and get still accepted to a refutable school with his low GPA. He is claiming that he has interviews from schools...
  11. B

    MD In need of ADVICE Please

    Personal Info: I am currently a 4th year undergrad at UT Austin. I currently have a science GPA of 2.7, and a cumulative GPA of 3.34. I had received 2 Fs, 3 Cs, and 1 D for my basic sciences courses (Physics 1, BIO 1 and 2, CHEM 1 and 2) early on during my 2nd and 3rd year of undergrad and had...
  12. notsuccessfultvshow

    U.S. citizen pursuing an undergrad degree abroad - can I transfer back to U.S. medical school?

    From what I understand, it is notably more difficult to be admitted into a U.S. medical school from a non-U.S. school. This being said, however, many of the medical schools I have read up on specify that it will be more difficult for an international student to get admitted. I'm not sure if I...
  13. M

    Need some Encouragement and Advice

    Hi everyone, I'm hoping for some words of encouragement as I unfortunately, became subject to immense difficulties within the past few weeks. To get started, I'm currently a college senior majoring in Psychology. My major GPA is a 3.5, and cumulative GPA at this university is a 3.32. This 3.32...
  14. D

    BSc to MD??

    I was just wondering if I did my BSc in Canada or USA , what countries other than the US, Canada or Australia can I go to for medical school to do MD.I am an international student and I think that chances of getting into medical school into the US or Canada are very low, other than its expensive.
  15. Azide047

    Chances at med schools with these stats

    OK guys. I just applied to dental schools. BUT I am just curious and want to know what kind of chances I would have at medical school if I did just as well on the MCAT, got new (possibly better) LORs, and rewrote my personal statement. Take where I am at now and push it to the 2018 AMCAS...
  16. Temook27

    Can I Get in a U.S. Med School?

    Hey Guys. I am currently a liberal arts major, Always had a problem in Choosing, what I wanted to do. Finally, I decided to become a doctor. (General Practitioner). I was a very good student in a high school. Had streight A-s. Then lost an interest in college, and I was not taking studying...
  17. O

    505 MCAT 3.94 cGPA chance of getting into Temple or Drexel

    Hi all, Back in February, I took my MCAT and received a not-so satisfactory score of a 505 (Phys/Chem:129 CARS:125 Bio/Biochem:128 Psychology:123). During the time I took it, I was a Division I rower for Rutgers University and trained twice a day/6 days a week. I also worked in a marine science...
  18. tommytwoties

    Moving States for Medical School

    Hello! I am new to posting on this website because I am searching for serious advice. I am close to graduating with my BS degree and am hoping to go to medical school afterwards. Now, I am actually hoping to go to a specific out of state school, and have come up with the following plan. Move to...
  19. S

    Personal Statement Based on Global Health

    Is it a bad idea to base a personal statement for medical school around wanting to work abroad in developing countries for international organizations, as medical school seem to be more inclined to accepting students interested in staying in the US, working in the US and giving back to their...
  20. M

    3.2 GPA (C) and 510 MCAT

    Hi, I need help with preparing my list of medical schools to apply to. Currently my application states: 600+ hours as ER medical scribe, 120 hours as a Hospice volunteer, EMT experience. GPA cumulative is 3.2, MCAT 510. SC resident I have considered applying to: MUSC Indiana University...
  21. C

    MD Advice needed

    Hi everyone. I am new to this forum and am looking for supportive and honest advice. I am a college senior majoring in psychology and will receive my BA in December. At this present time my major GPA is 3.5 and my cumulative GPA is 3.4. In the spring of last year, I withdrew from chemistry 102...
  22. futurephysicianlife

    3.31 cGPA 3.17 sGPA 510MCAT

    BS. in Biomedical Engineering (Concentration: Neuroengineering) cGPA = 3.31 sGPA = 3.17 (this is MD not DO) with DO scaling = 3.33 Graduated in 2013 Employment: (Current - Past): Current: a health devices research company (3 years) possibly going to get journal publication on one study...
  23. T

    If you could interview an allopathic admissions member, what would you ask?

    I recently started a podcast on iTunes called MedStud Memoirs, and we're starting a new segment called "Ask Admissions". We'll be interviewing one of our student admissions liasons for tips and tricks. We want to know what the pressing issues are for current applicants, and how we can best...
  24. D

    MD What are my chances? VA Resident

    I am currently a junior at the University of Virginia. I am thinking of applying to medical school during this upcoming year and I am rather curious as to see where exactly I stand and what I am looking towards to make sure my numbers are competitive, as well as what I can do myself to show...
  25. Roayer

    Chance me please?

    So I recently made a post about this but my circumstances have changed. I am a junior who just had to take this current semester off for a variety of reasons: financial - my parents cut me off due to their own problems, health (I will explain), and a need to get some clinical exposure. I also...
  26. nutritionbuff

    Current/Past Med students: UCI vs UCSD?

    Hi there, I am hoping that current or graduated medical students could shed some light on UCI and UCSD - beyond what can be read on their websites. I am choosing between the two schools and having a hard time.. In the last couple years, all the major differences that I could identify have been...
  27. N

    Do I even have a chance?

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  28. M

    Medical school admission consulting

    Dear all, I am going to apply to medical school in June 2016. Just wondering is it necessary to hire a admission consultant? I am pretty nervous. I have good GPA, but I have not taken MCAT yet. Will do in May. I probably need some help writing the personal statement and help with...