pre-medical questions

  1. coollime21

    Thoughts on Diversity Essay for Secondary Applications?

    Hello everyone, I am a new member to SDN and this is my first post! Its so exciting! Anyways, I applied for 2018 cycle (M.D.). I need some ideas about what to write for my diversity essay. I am an American citizen (my dad is from California) who was born and raised outside of US. I came to US...
  2. D

    CONFUSED! WHEN AM I SUPPOSED TO STUDY FOR AND TAKE THE MCAT??

    Hi! I'm a freshman and my major is biomedical sciences. I'm currently in my first semester and I'm taking Gen Chem 1 as my only science but next semester I'm going to take Physics 1 and Gen Chem 2 and in the summer I'll be taking Bio 1 and Physics 2 (maybe???). Next fall, I'll take orgo, etc...
  3. nattweeter

    Am I considered a non-traditional student? And question about CSU over UC for undergrad psychology..

    So, this is the first post I've ever made on SDN. I've come to the site multiple times to research pre-med questions and get answers about how to go to med school, the MCAT, ECs, etc. I'm not quite sure if I would be considered a non-traditional student, but here's why I think I might...
  4. pnwhmt

    OOS vs In-state Applicant? - UW and OHSU

    Weird situation. I have ties in both Oregon and Washington and I'm worried that because of that I won't be considered an in-state applicant at either school. Either that or I will be considered in-state for both, if that's possible. Hoping for some input. Washington: Went to high school here...
  5. M

    FAP questions

    I am planning on applying for FAP here soon but it asks for my parents income. I do not have any contact with my mother and my father is about as reliable as a 3 year old. I have been in legal guardianship since I was 3 and my grandma was appointed as my guardian. But it says online...
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    Low gpa undergrad advice on Med School Canada

    Hi guys, From the title of the thread. you can guess what Im going to talk about. My cgpa is horrible ( cgpa 2.6 out of 4.0) and (science gpa ~2.4/4.0) and Im in fourth year, some of you must be wondering how deluded I am to think of Med school at this point with low gpa....unfortunately I...
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    Low gpa undergrad advice on Med School Canada

    Hi guys, From the title of the thread. you can guess what Im going to talk about. My cgpa is horrible ( cgpa 2.6 out of 4.0) and (science gpa ~2.4/4.0) and Im in fourth year, some of you must be wondering how deluded I am to think of Med school at this point with low gpa....unfortunately I...
  8. A

    MD & DO Advantages of Post-Bacc??

    I need help deciding if taking a post-bacc program will help my application. I am planning on taking the MCAT for the first time solely to gain admission into a post-bacc program, but do not feel confident to score as high as possible ATM. (TPR practice scores around 500) Below are my...
  9. D

    SMP or Pre-Medical Postbacc

    Hello everyone! I am hoping to get some insight as to what might be the next step for me in the medical school process. Here are my credentials so far: Senior (May 2016 graduation) at top 20 university, Neuroscience major 3.1 cGPA 2.9 sGPA (BCPM) No MCAT (Planning to take in April) 100+ hours...
  10. fazd5

    Academic Dishonesty

    I know there have been a lot of threads on SDN about Academic dishonesty, but I think that my case is a little different so i want some input. I was accused of cheating on exam. I fought hard to prove my innocence, and believe me I am innocent, but the honor council took the word of the...
  11. K

    Non-matriculating student last semester of senior year

    So, I currently attend a liberal arts college with only 10 credits remaining (average per semester is 16 credits) to finish off my last semester of my senior year. My dean told me that I could enroll as a non-matriculating student at my home university (which runs on a quarter system and would...
  12. S

    what pre-med school's should I apply to?

    I'm currently a senior in high school and I'm debating on what school's to apply to for pre-med. I want to become an orthopedic, my back up plan is physician assistant. I'm looking to apply to schools in NY, NJ, PA, MA,CT, DE, MD, and RI. GPA: 93% or 3.7-4.0 ACT: 26 SAT: 1670 SAT Writing: 610...
  13. C

    Modeled for a calendar, haven't signed a release yet.

    So probably a really unorthodox question, but I'm considering modeling for a calendar and I haven't filled out the release form yet so technically they cannot be shared, but some of the shots that were taken were of me in underwear. Now, I'm not really sure what the odds are of a committee even...