native american

  1. PCON3

    oGPA 3.3 sGPA 3.0 Should I go for it?

    Hello, Just trying to get a feel of what is possible. I have searched other threads but don't know if peoples opinions have changed since then. oGPA: 3.3 sGPA: 3.0 DAT: 21AA/20TS I have heard you automatically get flagged or thrown out for having a low GPA which I understand but is a 21 high...
  2. SSDGM

    Geisel (Dartmouth) vs. U of M Duluth

    Currently trying to get some insight in to my decision between my top two picks (Quinnipiac is still on the table as well, but I am leaning towards Geisel and Duluth at the moment). Geisel: Pros: +M3/M4 rotations in Alaska (my tribal homelands) +prestige/connections (Ivy League) +undergrad...
  3. avocadodreams

    Other OT-Related Information Native American OT Practitioners

    2nd year OTD student here! Looking to network with other Native students and/or practitioners (or even applicants!) Comment here or send me a message if this applies to you and you are interested.
  4. SSDGM

    Should I bring my tribal ID to interviews just in case? Native American.

    Hi Everyone, I'm applying this round and getting very excited now that my AMCAS application is nearing completion. I'm applying as Native American/Alaska Native (I listed my tribe on my application) and White. I'm an enrolled member of federally-recognized tribe. I’m very light-skinned and I...
  5. C

    Lesson is resilience when this physician goes back to school - AMA Wire

    For non-traditional students who feel they could use some inspiration, get to know Dr Frank Clark, MD. Dr Clark failed his first year of medical school and the USMLE Step 1 Medical Board Exam. Lesson is resilience when this physician goes back to school APR 18, 2017 AMA Wire Frank Clark, MD...
  6. SSDGM

    WAMC? School List Included! Native/3.98/30 MCAT

    Hi All! Applying this upcoming round and I've been working really hard to get an idea of what my school list should be. I've primarily been using the LizzyM score and WARS to guide me. I could use some feedback please :) Please note that I took the MCAT in January 2015. This means it is...
  7. B

    Used to be a bad kid

    Hey! Been lurking for a few years! Background info: I was suspended from my first college 6 years ago for underage drinking and later dropped out. I am an alcoholic and have been sober for 5 and a half years now, am applying this June. I have decided to write my statement based on my...
  8. N

    Requested data from the AAMC...

    I requested a Native American only gpa and MCAT grid, and their response was something along the lines of "we do not have data for Native American only students because we do not compile data with n<5." How can that be? Are there REALLY less than 5 Native American applicants to MD schools...
  9. N

    A very anxious student and a very frequent question

    I was wondering exactly how much Native American status helps for med school? 50%, enrolled member of a federally-recognized tribe. Have not taken mcat yet. Science GPA 3.77, overall gpa 3.86 3 years clinical experience working as a back office medical assistant for a dorm/internal med office...