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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...
  5. 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.
  8. kiwiskye

    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...
  9. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. usma.consulting

    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. uGPA: 3.02 sGPA...
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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...
  17. 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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    Confused on what to do with my life? Med school? Dental school? Nursing school? PA school?

    Hey everyone! I am in a bit of a limbo here and would REALLY appreciate everyones help. The summer before my senior year I decided to try for my dream of entering healthcare/medicine. I was most interested in Dentistry at the time. I started volunteering at the oral surgery clinic at a local...
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    Help with school list ---> not sure if too top heavy

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  21. 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!
  23. 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...