osteopathic chances

  1. 3

    Help with DO school list

    cGPA: 3.4 sGPA: 3.2 Finishing a masters at KCUMB 3.6 MCAT: 501 Strong letters from professors at KCU including a DO who attended KCU and an MD/PHD professor at KCU Ton of shadowing (Family connection) 280hrs clinical/non clinical volunteering about 500hrs 50/50ish Leadership: VP and president...
  2. Lnotoran

    Post-back or 2nd bachelors?

    So I graduated from Arizona State with a 3.0 as a Business Communication major in 2013, having completed 6 internships and steadily raised my GPA. Worked at some top PR and marketing firms, encountered major health problems, which inspired me to change my career. Was accepted into Loyola’s...
  3. J

    DO School

    Hello everyone! I’m an undergraduate student in Canada, majoring in Biology. I’m really working hard towards getting into DO school in the states. I started off my first year of university, working my ass off and getting poor grades. I’m currently in the second term of my second year, and my...
  4. P

    Chances of getting into Osteopathic School??

    Hello! I've been back and forth with my chances of getting into medical school for the longest time and I have used this forum as a guide. I think it is due time that I got some personal feedback from the users on this forum, though. I am only applying to Osteopathic medical schools for my...
  5. L

    SMP/ DIY Post-bac or apply all DO schools?

    I am URM (AA) and I graduated with a B.S. in Biology and a 3.075 GPA (I believe my SGPA is lower than this maybe 2.9). I am currently in the process of studying for the MCAT and taking more classes to boost my GPA. I took a stats class in the summer received an A. For Spring 2019 I am planning...
  6. whosnisarg

    DOs Competitiveness in Residencies

    Hey, gang! I'm new to the idea of osteopathic medicine and was curious about how one would go about obtaining an interventional radiology residency as a DO. Would this change as a result of the 2020 merger? This is already a very tough residency to gain for MDs, will it be impossible after the...
  7. G

    What are my chances? Need help cutting down school list!

    Hi everyone, I just had my primary approved and would like to send it off very soon to other schools. (I’m still working on 2 letters of rec but I'll have them soon hopefully). Any help is greatly appreciated! Age: 23 Undergrad University: University of Florida Residence: FL Sex: Female...
  8. J

    Need some Advice 506 Mcat 3.8 Science GPA

    So I just got my MCAT score: 506 (128/125/127/126) and my science GPA is 3.8. Was pretty pissed cause I was hitting 510+ on AAMC FLs I’m not a strong applicant rn as I only have a few shadowing experiences and some volunteering/leadership which I plan to work on my senior year (yes I’m taking...
  9. M

    Just applied to DO, should I apply to some MD too?

    Hi all, I just submitted my AACOMAS to 15 schools (I've worked full time during undergrad to afford uni tuition and HELLA application fees) and I'm still on the fence about throwing my hat in the ring for a few allopathic schools. My father is an MD and isn't pleased about me applying DO even...
  10. A

    What are my chances - DO school - applying 2019

    Hi everyone! I just made an account so I'm not too familar with where to post this thread so I just started my own, but I would appreciate some feedback and advice any of you guys might have about my application to DO school during the 2019-2020 cycle: Year in school: Starting 3rd year...
  11. medstudent1215

    Advice on My List of Potential Osteopathic Schools

    Hey all, I am looking for some specific opinions and advice tailored to myself. I am a nontraditional student going on 3-4 years out of college now. In my upper 20s with a wife, 2 kids in elementary school, and hoping for a 3rd. I have a 3.51 gpa at my most recent university in undergrad...
  12. B

    Another WAMC

    Hey all, I graduated last year with a 3.07 cGPA and 2.87 sGPA. I read a plethora of other posts similar to mine and saw Goro's tips on reinvention. However, I wanted to make this thread to get some personalized advise. I am planning on doing an SMP or post-bacc classes. If I get straight A's...
  13. EnzymaticFuture

    Pre-Med Crisis: DIY or Formal Postbacc

    Hey Pre-med family, hope all is well. I just have a quick question. I got accepted to the GeorgeSquared post bacc program but i was wondering if a DIY postbacc (30 credits) would be just as good to get me looked at for most DO schools and maybe low-tiered MD schools (if successful in post bacc &...
  14. T

    Chances for DO schools

    Hello, I would love some input on my chances and which DO schools I should apply to this summer for 2019 admission. Currently I'm a Junior at University of Texas at san antonio, just a normal state college. MCAT: 507 cGPA: 3.47 sGPA: 3.44 -The only hole in my GPA is Cs in chem 2, ochem 1...
  15. c_t_a_95

    Average MCAT scores for DO schools?

    Does anyone know of a website or something like MSAR that has the average mcat scores for all of the DO schools? I see a lot of things with old mcat scores but I cant find much for the new scoring system.
  16. M

    DO Schools that emphasize GPA over MCAT score

    As stated in the title, Is there a known list of osteopathic schools that empathize a good GPA (3.9+) over a lower than average MCAT score (495-500)?
  17. U

    Please be honest about my chances for medical school

    I went to a community college where I earned a total of 73 credits and a 3.4 GPA. I then transferred to a university and did not have a smooth transfer. During this time I took most of my pre-requisites. For the longest time, I always had a 2.8-2.9 overall GPA at the university. I had all of my...
  18. PinkScrubsandWhiteCoats

    Help! I need advice

    Hi! So I know it's late in the cycle but I'm currently applying to DO schools and so far I've only applied to 2 schools and actually got an interview at RowanSOM (I'm super happy and ecstatic about that, its such an amazing school) but I wanted to know what other schools I could apply to. I...
  19. PinkScrubsandWhiteCoats

    What should I do?

    Hi! So I know it's late in the cycle but I'm currently applying to DO schools and so far I've only applied to 2 schools and actually got an interview at RowanSOM (I'm super happy and ecstatic about that, its such an amazing school) but I wanted to know what other schools I could apply to. I...
  20. Wahoo1125

    Prospective DO Student with Unusual Circumstances (What are my chances!?!?)

    Hello everyone! I am a third year student at the University of Virginia hoping to apply to a long list of DO schools next fall in my final undergrad year. I didn't do so hot my 1st year and had a gpa of 2.9. My 2nd year I had surgery on my brain and was out for the fall semester and returned in...
  21. L

    Chances Please!

    sGPA: 3.23 cGPA: 3.42 grad GPA: 3.76 MCAT: 499 Undergrad: Biomedical engineering Graduate: Master's in Integrative Medicine 100+ hours shadowing DO 50+ hours shadowing MD 70+ hours shadowing ND 150+ hours volunteering in hospital lot's of community service experience (soup kitchens, etc.)...
  22. THEBACKANDFORTH

    School List Help

    Any suggestions with my school list would be great, along with chances opinions. From midwest with rural primary care focus and rural background (would love to stay midwest). 3.77 sGPA, 3.91 overall, just scored 507 on MCAT FL 1 and 508 on FL 2 (have been consistently in that range as of late...
  23. P

    Did poorly in smp

    Hey everyone, So I am actually thinking of applying to osteopathic medical school in the next few months and wanted to know your opinion and ask for advice. I graduated from luc with a bs in biology with a concentration in molecular biology. I graduated in 2015 with a 3.0 cumulative and...
  24. S

    low gpa, avg mcat. chances for DO schools listed?

    Hi everyone! Just wanted to know my chances since there will be no more grade replacement :( I am 24 years old, history major, biology minor. NJ resident. cGPA: 3.098 sGPA: 2.88 ** re-took all science courses after undergrad that I got a C/D/or F, and made sure they were all above Bs. The 2.88...
  25. L

    School, grades, and upward trends

    Is it possible to get into med school with a bad first year? Does explaining these grades help? This year was my first year as a bio pre-med student. I'm planning on applying to the CLS program at my school next year and apply to med school after I finish the requirements for med school and the...
  26. A

    Chances for D.O.?

    Hi, could someone please tell me whether or not I got a good shot at being accepted into osteopathic schools this upcoming cycle? Biology major with Chem minor MCAT: 505 cGPA: 3.93 sGPA: 4.0 Shadowing: - 300 Hours in a fellowship with the surgery department of a nearby hospital - 20 hours...
  27. S

    DO student looking to match MD EM program

    Hi there! I am a OMS3 looking to match to a competitive allopathic Emergency Medicine Residency program, preferably county. I will apply broadly but my dream places to attend are listed below. I am a Tampa native but would like to end up in NYC if at all possible. I plan on applying for...
  28. S

    DO student looking to match MD EM

    Hi there! I am a OMS3 looking to match to a competitive allopathic Emergency Medicine Residency program, preferably county. I will apply broadly but my dream places to attend are listed below. I am a Tampa native but would like to end up in NYC if at all possible. I plan on applying for...
  29. S

    DO looking to match MD EM program

    Hi there! I am a OMS3 looking to match to a competitive allopathic Emergency Medicine Residency program, preferably county. I will apply broadly but my dream places to attend are listed below. I am a Tampa native but would like to end up in NYC if at all possible. I plan on applying for...
  30. M

    Chances of D.O. and School List

    Hi Everyone, Was just wondering what my chances of applying in the upcoming D.O. cycle were and shot of acceptance. 3.61 cGPA and 3.4-3.5 sGPA 501 MCAT (actually improved, I know it is low) 400 shadowing hours at a competitive internship: rotated weekly with 10 different medical specialties...
  31. C

    Help creating a DO school list

    Hi all! I am starting the application process for 2018 matriculation and am confused by how to create a list of schools. Bit about me: -NY resident -mcat 508; gpa 3.44 sgpa 3.29/3.02 (do/md) (ivy, not sure if that makes a difference) -shadowed MD, gastro, primary care, OR time (trying to find a...
  32. B

    Anybody have luck being complete mid February?

    I submitted my primary application Feb 1st to some DO schools with deadlines ranging from March 1st to April 1st. I am curious if anybody has been successful applying this late in the game. Schools include LECOM, Rocky Vista, and VCOM.
  33. M

    DO Schools Grade Replacement GONE- Alternatives?

    Hello, I wanted to start a thread for any advice or alternatives for those of us who were depending on Grade Replacement GPA calculation offered by AACOMAS. Albeit, at this point I'm heart broken so I have no problem dropping my poor scores. Thanks for your honesty and advice! Age: 26...
  34. I

    Chances of DO/MD? Advise to strengthen application?

    Hello everyone, I am a current graduate student pursuing my non-thesis masters degree in biological sciences at Eastern Illinois University. I recieved my B.S. in biological sciences at EIU as well (cGPA: 3.03; sGPA 3.34). I just finished my first semester in my masters program with a 4.0...
  35. D

    Retaking Physics I or continuing with Physics II

    Hi all, So I am planning to apply during the 2017-2018 cycle. I've completed every pre-req except Physics and Biochem. I've recently completed my fall semester and due to personal circumstances, I did not do well in Physics I (C-) and did not grasp most of the concepts . My pre-health committee...
  36. D

    DO 1st post, need some advice for my future

    Hey guys I need some advice about my situation right now... - My cGPA right now is hovering around 3, with my sGPA abit less than that. I messed up my freshman year, didn't know I really wanted to do pre-med, thus my low GPA, there has been a constant improvement though. Right now in my fall...
  37. M

    DO Canadian - 3.7 gpa - Mcat 505

    I just got my mcat score back and im really crushed, do i still have a chance at US DO if apply in May 2017? The gpa is from the aacomas calculator with grade replacement. Im thinking that that maybe i should repeat the mcat since I am a canadian, but then that would be my third time taking it...
  38. J

    highschool vs. college

    I keep reading everywhere that what you do in high school doesnt really matter.... in a sense yes it doesnt because you can start fresh in college... however I cant wrap my head around the fact tht if someone struggled in high school... where easier things are taught how will they succeed in...
  39. J

    DO 2.68 cgpa 2.0 sgpa Retake classes or do an SMP program? DO school

    Hello, I am an undergrad with an overall gap of 2.68 and science gpa of 2.0. I have 37 credits worth of science pre req left (orgo, biochem, cell bio, micro, molecular bio, etc) to complete the bachelors in biology. In the beginning of college I struggled and did not seek help, and that is...