1. glutenfreee

    DMU versus NOVA

    Hey guys I got into DMU and NOVA and I’m really not sure which to send my deposit to. I know the cost of living will be much cheaper in Des Moines so I’m leaning towards it but is there any insight about DMU besides it’s prestige as a founding DO school (ie clinical rotations etc)? I haven’t...
  2. T

    Help me decide: KCU-Joplin vs WVSOM vs Nova

    Hello, I could really use some knowledgeable insight to help me make my decision. I am planning on going the IM route for residency and would like to end up in or as close to DC as possible, as that’s where my partner will be. Not sure how much the school (in my case) impacts that possibility. I...
  3. Tacti_Turtleneck

    NSU KPCOM (Clearwater) vs. KCUMB (Kansas City)

    Hello everyone, Have multiple acceptances to DO programs, and narrowed it down to these two. I am a Florida resident. NSU's declining board scores, along with the fact that I was accepted to a new campus with very little known quantities is definitely concerning to me. However, I am a FL...
  4. B

    Optometry School Decision

    Hey all, So I'm having a hard time deciding between schools at the moment. Thankfully I have been accepted to Midwestern (Chicago), Western, NECO, NOVA and I have my last interview tomorrow at PCO. Right now I'm keeping my options open hoping PCO will really wow me, but I'm between 2 schools...
  5. P

    Nova MBS vs Touro MS Middletown vs Touro MS Harlem

    Hey, I recently was accepted into both Touro Harlem MS and Touro Middletown MS, and am currently waiting to hear back from Nova for their MBS program. I wanted to know which program, you guys would do? Please feel free to post honest feedback on any of these programs.
  6. F

    Post-Bach Programs for Re-applicant LECOM vs. OSU COM

    Hello everyone, I was wondering if I could get some general advice on my situation. I have a number of conundrums. Any constructive advice is most welcome. Thank you! My Stats: B.S. in Biology from University of Wisconsin Madison (2017) Certificate (Minor) in Classical and Near Eastern...
  7. F

    Program-Specific Info / Q's Nova Southeastern OTD Tampa Summer 2019

    Hi Everyone, I just received an acceptance to Nova Southeastern's OTD Tampa program. I thought I would make a thread for other students who also got accepted. I am not 100% committed yet as I have a few other interviews, but would like to get some insight from others in the same position. We...
  8. L

    University of Indianapolis

    Hey everyone, I applied to UIndy and received an email today stating: "Although faculty were impressed with your materials, a limited number of interview opportunities exist and we are unable to extend you an offer at this time. You are currently being placed on a waitlist for consideration...
  9. T

    Nova MSB Chances?

    Hey guys! Long story short, got my stuff together extremely late after getting kicked out of my uni. Im gonna graduate this semester with roughly cGPA; 2.4 and sGPA: 2.43 with NO grade forgiveness. With grade forgiveness, which is my transcript show, I'll prob be at cGPA: 2.7 and sGPA: 2.5-6. My...
  10. F

    General Admissions & OTCAS Florida OT Applicants 2018/2019

    I saw a post like this for Texas so I thought I would do the same for Florida. When you hear back share it with the thread! University: University of Tampa Major: Allied Health Overall GPA: 3.35 - might be slightly lower on OTCAS not sure (3.25 ish on OTCAS?) Pre-Req GPA: 3.3-3.6 (depending on...
  11. J

    Interviews and Acceptance Deposits? (NOVA, UAB, AZCOPT)

    I've recently gotten invited to interview at NOVA, AZCOPT, and UAB all withing the next month and a half. I gotta be honest I was not expecting this to sneak up on me this fast so I was wondering if there are any recent applicants that can give me tips or just tell me what the interview...
  12. Snickerdoodle1996

    Secodary Question about Explaining Inconsistency in academic record and standarized test scores

    Hello NOVA MD secondary is asking Please explain any gaps or inconsistencies in either academic or standardized test performances throughout your undergraduate, graduate, or post-graduate career. I have a 505 MCAT is it worth speaking about in this? I'm not sure if I want to draw attention...
  13. I'm_a_dogtor


    Hello potential readers for this thread! I have been submitting secondaries (typically within a week of receiving) and was wondering when interviews usually begin to be scheduled for the following schools: DMU, ATSU (KCOM AND SOMA), AZCOM, CCOM, HCOM, NOVA, PNWU-COM, PCOM, RVU-COM, UNE-COM. I...
  14. Snickerdoodle1996

    NOVA MD Statistics

    Does anyone know the range of statistics for NOVA MD? Im curious if its worth applying to depending on their MCAT range and preference for in state residents. If I had an MCAT on the lower side is it worth applying to?
  15. Snickerdoodle1996


    hello everyone, Does anyone know what MCAT range NOVA MD prefers? And whether or not they favor Florida residents. I’m trying to decide if it’s worth applying to. The MSAR is lacking in information since the school is new. Thanks.
  16. A

    Nova Secondary: "List all dental schools that you are applying to"

    Hey people, so I was just going through the NOVA secondary application and one of the questions asks to list all the dental schools that I am applying to. My question is, should I list all? I am applying to >20 schools and that is way above average. Does the school already know how many I am...
  17. F

    PBA class of 2022

    Hello everyone! Does anyone have any recommendations or tips for PBA? I think I will be accepted to be part of 2022 class. I’m between PBA, NOVA and LECOM. Which one is better?
  18. P


    Any PROS/CONS for each? Any current students who can weigh in?
  19. M

    NSU or GA-PCOM?

    Any thoughts on NSU vs. PCOM-GA? I am a fan of both locations, although prefer living closer to the beach at NSU. However, I am more concerned about strength of program and odds of landing a competitive residency. Thoughts?
  20. Saint Richie

    Need Help Deciding on a School

    Since the beginning of December, I've been in a bit of a bind. I received acceptances to VCU, LECOM, and Nova. Obviously, only one of them can be chosen, but I suppose it would be best to get other opinions. Despite being a Florida resident, VCU seems to be the cheapest option since LECOM and...
  21. mustlovemedicineandbeer

    2017 RVU vs NSU-KPCOM (NOVA)

    I got acceptances from both RVU and NSU (my top choices). I am having a really hard time weighing the options and I am curious if there are any current students there/recent interviewees who have pros/cons for these schools and why they chose them? Both have great boards/rotations/pre-clinical...
  22. P

    Program-Specific Info / Q's Is cost everything?

  23. B

    ( VERY URGENT PLEASE ) Info about Nova IDP DMD

    Hello dear friends ! I recently applied to NSU IDP DMD program, please if any one has idea about the following share your inputs 1- the process of invitations and bench test (what exactly they ask in the bench test) and what to do regarding the case presentation ? what to read from ? 2- what...
  24. HopefulDoc91

    PCOM vs Nova

    Hi everyone, I was recently accepted to PCOM, and I was planning on putting down my seat deposit. I was looking over the other schools I applied to, and the only other school I think I would ever consider would be Nova. Does anyone have any insight in comparing these two schools? I am from ~45...
  25. D

    Accepted, but not to top choice!

    So this morning I was just accepted to NSU DPT, however this is not my top choice (my top choice is UCF). This is a school that is definitely high up on my list though, so I am very excited! However, the acceptance decision is due October 13th (extremely soon?!), and I don't want to accept it...
  26. M

    Applying to Optometry Help!!

    I could use as much help as I can get, thanks everyone!! So, I'm currently in my last year in my undergrad in Ontario,Canada and my GPA isn't the absolute best.. but could be worse. I am planning on applying to Optometry school this year for the September 2018 year, and I know the registration...
  27. M

    When is too late to apply to optometry school

    I could use as much help as I can get, thanks everyone!! So, I'm currently in my last year in my undergrad in Ontario,Canada and my GPA isn't the absolute best.. but could be worse. I am planning on applying to Optometry school this year for the September 2018 year, and I know the registration...
  28. P

    Nova waitlisted

    Got a call just now saying I am waitlisted. Anyone else get waitlisted?
  29. browneyes1000

    Nova Southeastern vs. University of New England (NSU vs UNE)

    Hi all! (Sorry if this is the wrong place to post, the "Help Me Decide" thread seems to be more for the Pre-MD forum) I am very lucky to have been accepted to both NSU and UNE, but now am having a hard time deciding which school to attend. If you could help me by voting in the poll and posting...
  30. Jaboi

    What's wrong with my application?

    I'm a longtime lurker, first time poster. I applied to dental schools for the first time this year and was looking for some advice on what to do to improve my application if I have to reapply in June. I graduated from UF with a 3.89 GPA last year but didn't take my DAT till the end of July, so...
  31. O

    1/1 near NSUCOM / Ft. Lauderale / Plantation / Davie

    My 1 bedroom - 1 bathroom, 1000 square foot condo located in Plantation, FL, will become available for rent on July 1. It is located in a safe and clean neighborhood near a Publix shopping center. It is only 15 minutes away from Nova Southeastern University and 10 minutes from the Broward Mall...
  32. Spectreman


    I am currently finishing a masters at LMU-DCOM and was accepted into the medical school. I was just accepted into NOVA as well and would love updated input. DCOM pros: -With LMU-DCOM I'll be able to work as a TA for anatomy, I won't have to take anatomy or neuro anatomy in my first year. -I'm...
  33. K

    Am I insane or... (very very late application)

    I would really like to hear your brutally honest opinions. I have been pondering this for months already if I should apply for the fall 2017 at NOVA. I have confirmed with them that they are still considering candidates for interviews until the end of april. I have not taken the OAT's yet and...
  34. I

    NSU Master of Biomedical Sciences 2017

    Hey everyone. I haven't seen a thread for this years application, so I thought to make one. Feel free to post comments/questions/inputs if you are applying to the 2017 cycle. BEST OF LUCK TO YOU ALL! Completed: 1/10/17
  35. T

    Difference between Dental Schools

    What is the difference between dental schools? For example, what is the difference between Nova and Columbia or Michigan? Why would someone choose Columbia over Nova and what are the benefits of attending a much harder dental school where everyone gets the same degree and less chance of being...
  36. T

    Need help with which schools to apply to

    Hi, I am stuck on deciding which schools to apply to. I am between nova, Harvard, and Columbia. I currently want to pursue oral surgery but I am unsure of which school will suit me best and all. I am currently in the nova program where as long as I keep up my gpa I am in the dental school so...
  37. someguy313

    How long do you have to accept?

    Going to be interviewing at NOVA in a couple weeks. For anyone who has already interviewed there and been accepted, how much time do they give you to decide whether to commit to going there or not? I've seen several threads where people say schools will give you 2 weeks to decide after being...
  38. ERinspired

    Which School... (AZCOM vs. Nova)

    Hi everyone! I'm pretty excited that my cycle is basically over. I have acceptances from AZCOM, Nova, DMU, and LECOM-B and I'm struggling to make a decision. LECOM-B was out right away; and, I think DMU is out too just because I did not like it very much during my interview. Which leaves...
  39. C

    NOVA c/o 2021: Has anyone received an interview yet?

    Hey all, I recently got a call from Nova that they received my full application and it has been sent to admissions. I was wondering if anyone else was doing early admission/ has possibly received an interview yet? I know its super early into early admission still, but I'm impatient because I'm...
  40. jessbp926

    Early decision or wait to retake PCAT

    Hey guys! I was wondering... How does applying early admission affect my chances of getting in? Should I wait to retake the pcat or just apply early decision and retake the pcat if I get rejected. GPA right now is 3.76 I would be applying to the same school as my undergrad if that makes a...