medical school admission

  1. MedEdits

    Applying to Medical School in 2024/2025?

    👉 Download the 2024/2025 Medical School Application Toolkit 👈 Our new toolkit, with useful tips and tricks, will help keep you organized this year while submitting the strongest application possible. You wil find: ✅ Monthly worksheets ✅ Letter of Recommendation Guidance ✅ Personal Statement...
  2. LindaAccepted

    Medical All You Need to Know about the New Frist College of Medicine [Episode 558]

    Show Summary Let’s learn about the newest medical school in the United States in this interview with Dr. Caleb Marsh, the Director of Recruitment and Pathway Programs of Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee. Not only that, but Frist is still accepting applications for its inaugural class...
  3. Huo

    What are my chances of being accepted? Recommended school list?

    Hi everyone. I am planning on applying this upcoming cycle. I took my first MCAT in May 2022 and got a 500 (128, 121, 127, 124). I then retook it in Sep of the same year and got 507 (130, 121, 129, 127). I was satisfied with my score except for the CARS section :( I did not improve on CARS at...
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    Is the Sinovac Covid Vaccine acceptable for Medical School's Vaccine Requirements?

    Was just accepted to a DO school and was wondering if anyone has been able to matriculate with being fully vaccination with the Sinovac (Chinese) covid vaccine? Below is a screenshot of the school's health requirements related to covid vaccination. I received both doses of Sinovac, which is...
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    Interviewer said "Hopefully we get to see you next year" three times. Good sign?

    My interviewer is on the admissions team. He said that to me at the end of the interview one time, by the end of the interview day when I said goodbye a second time, and when he responded to my thank you email a third time. He also replied to my thank you note very fast. I sent it at 8pm on a...
  7. MasterTheMMI

    MMI and Panel Med School Interview Coaching from a Fourth Year Resident Physician

    Over the past 2 years, I have had the amazing opportunity to help over 15 applicants in achieving their goal of medical school acceptance and matching to their desired residency programs in both Canada and the USA! This will be my last year offering MMI coaching before I finish residency and...
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    Chances of getting residency interviews or matching with a misdemeanor

    Hi, Everyone. I am applying for residency for the family medicine match 2023 circle. I had a misdemeanor conviction in 2019 for driving without car registration and insurance. the state doesn't expunge records. I have beaten myself up these past months for the terrible mistake and wanted to know...
  9. lialalala

    400+ hours over 6 month of clinical experience be enough?

    I am working as a sitter in a hospital right now that I sit with the patient for 8 hours and help them stay calm and safe during their stay. I started in May for 3 days a week, which summed up to be 400+ hours. Then I started studying MCAT (planning to take it in March). I tried to do both...
  10. lialalala

    Will this be considered as clinical experience?

    I started a job at the hospital and the job title is patient safety attendant or simply called a sitter. I get assigned to different rooms everyday (or same patient if they stay longer) and sit besides the patient. Most patients either have fall risk or suicidal risk. While I am there for 8...
  11. Anonymous0920

    Dual Enrollment/Medical School Question

    Hey guys, I'm about to go into my junior year of high school, and will end up with enough credits to graduate early, but I could also take free online dual enrollment courses with a community college my senior year. The thing is I want to go to college as a Premed(probably a biology or chemistry...
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    Acceptances for Couples

    Hi everybody! My wife and I have been lucky enough to receive acceptances from two comparable medical schools. However, neither of us interviewed at the other's institution and we are sincerely hoping not to do long distance. Is it possible to reach out to the admissions office of each school...
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    Admissions Requirement: Full Sequence vs One Year

    Hello, my university goes by the quarter system and the organic chemistry sequence only spans two quarters. I noticed that some medical schools require an entire year/the full sequence of organic chemistry and was just wondering if that meant I would need to take a third organic chemistry course...
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    Advice? What are my chances ?

    Hi everyone ! I recently applied to 15 schools (10 DO schools and 5 in states MD schools, FLORIDA) for this application cycle of 2020. Some quick stats... MCAT : 499 (44th percentile) Chem/physics: 125 54% CARS : 122 23% Bio: 125 51% Psych: 127 70% Overall Bachelors of science in nursing...
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    CASPeR Snapshot: Which schools care?

    As many of you know, Altus recently came out with the "CASPeR snapshot," a video interview tool for pre-med students. I am trying to find out which medical schools are using this and which are not. From emailing admissions offices, here is what I know so far: Boston University: Not using it...
  16. sarah9t3

    Medical school application-is it worth it with my stats?

    Hello all! I graduated with a Bachelors of Science degree with a cumulative and science GPA of below a 2.75 (sorry I can't find the exact numbers). I recently graduated with a Master's of science in Biological Sciences with a 3.75 science and 3.9 non-science. My question to the forum is: with...
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    letter grades or to receive NCR/CR ?

    Hi, I just completed a graduate course in which I got a C. Would I hurt my chances of getting into medical school by keeping the grade or opting for a CR grade. Any advice is appreciated!
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    is it even worth applying to Harvard?

    Honestly wondering what it takes to get into HMS. I have selected 15 or so MD programs, and considering HMS even though its practically impossible lmao.
  19. strawberryskies

    WAMC - 4.0/524 but inconsistent non clinical volunteering

    Hi. I have a bit of a problem...while I’m really excited about the MCAT score I received yesterday, I’m starting to get concerned about choosing what schools to apply to because I made the huge mistake of not sticking to one non-clinical volunteer experience, and not keeping track of my hours...
  20. labgeek007

    Mercer Preclinical Masters

    Hello! I am trying to apply for the mercer preclinical masters program. My gpa is around a 3.0 but my MCAT is fairly high (above 516). What would you say my chances are of getting accepted? I have a lot of extra curricular. I've worked in a lab for 5 years, conducted research for 2 years, and...
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    Advice needed for SMP or Postbacc (Stats provided below)

    Hi Guys, First time posting here but I've been reading this site for some time now. I am currently applying to SMPs and Postbaccs for Fall 2020 and I am not sure at all which programs are the best fit for me. Ultimately, I'd like to join an SMP/Postbacc with a linkage to their DO/MD school...
  23. Dakterbin

    NEED HELP,,,,- 4 year school -> community college-> 4 year school/ will it affect medical school application!!??

    Hi all I want to move from my current school, to community college then 4 year school. Currently, I have cGPA of 3.6 which, isn't terribly bad, but I want to improve the number more by attending more years at college. but I have several academic and personal reasons to leave my current...

    US Medical Admissions Consulting & Personal Statement Editing Services

    SITE LINK: Home US Medical Admissions Consulting (USMA) is offering its services for the 2019-2020 Application Cycle. USMA is a New York based consultancy offering its expert editing services to applicants seeking admission to a variety of health care programs. The greatest portion of our...
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    WAMC-Low GPA,

    Hey ya'll I am asking to write what are my chances? I had a really rough freshman and sophomore year, junior year was improving but just by a little. I did really well senior year, getting my first few A's in biology classes. I've retaken three classes that I've gotten a C- in. . Currently, I...
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    Low MCAT & High GPA - Application Question

    Hi All, I'm in a difficult situation & would appreciate your advice. I recently got a 500 on my MCAT and do not know if I should submit my application or hold off. I have a strong application besides my mcat (3.80gpa, multiple international medical trips, 1+ yr of basic science research...
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    Failed classes + med school?

    I was in an extremely problematic situation for my first two years of college and didn’t do too well... being young and stupid, maybe just generally stupid, I didn’t stop to think how it would affect my future to keep taking classes and giving up mid way through because of the situation. I have...
  28. Cracking Med Admissions

    Medical Which Medical Schools Should You Apply To?

    Wondering which medical schools you should apply to this application cycle? Here are some thoughts and tips about selecting medical schools! Which Medical Schools Should I Apply To? Framework to Help You Decide Here’s a framework of how to think choosing which medical schools to apply to...
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    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...
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    Help with school list ---> not sure if too top heavy

  31. 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...
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    GPA Trends

    Hello! I was just curious...what would admissions commitees rather see: an exceptionally high gpa, or one that shows a strong upward trend? Thanks in advance!
  33. MedEdits

    Medical Six Reasons Why Medical School Applicants are Rejected

    Every year medical school applicants feel confused and in the dark about why they have been rejected by medical schools. They do not understand what they did wrong or what they need to do differently when they reapply. Whether you are a premedical student trying to make sure to “do everything...