pre -osteopathic

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    Hello! Applying to both of these masters programs in Texas for fall 2024! Anybody else out there applying? Also, any comments on experience with these programs? Thanks!
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    Low stats applicant. cGPA 3.1 sGPA 3.15 Strong MCAT. Mediocre ECs.

    Hey all. Just been stressing out and working on my med applications (2025/2026 cycle). Note: I am a Canadian applicant. Been studying for the MCAT (projecting 520s if all goes well based off FLs) GPA is on the much lower side due to a horrible first year (0.5 GPA...yeah) Without it my GPA...
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    Thinking about medicine:

    I am a 26 year old community college student who is trying to figure out what to major in. I met with the career services office at my school not that long ago after taking an aptitude assessment called You Science. The assessment told me that Anesthesiology would be a fair fit and that other...
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    WAMC and school list please: INTERNATIONAL

    cGPA - 3.83/sGPA - 3.7 MCAT in the midst of studying but averaging 507 on FLs and plenty of time to study, testing Jan 2024 (only started studying a month and a half ago) State of residence is OK, attending a public university in OK and have resided here for 10 years but my country of...
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    TouroCOM Middletown vs. WVSOM vs. COMP NW

    Hi! I could use advice on deciding between these 3 schools. I am from NY and am likely to pursue primary care (family med or OB/GYN). At the moment, I'd like to do residency in the northeast, but I know that could change. TouroCOM Middletown Pros: -close to home/support system, 1hr away...
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    ARCOM review 2023

    I just want to post a review about ARCOM. I am currently a second year. I have spent a lot of time with faculty, staff, and upperclassmen. I used to love this school a lot. This school just keeps going downhill year after year, it's sad. We have lost quite a few professors and will lose a few...
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    Pre Reqs Online for D.O. (Non-trad)

    29 male American Indian, paramedic of over 10 years (obtained paramedic license at 18, EMT at 16 though unable to function due to being underage). Currently finishing my Bachelors in Paramedicine - graduating in Spring '23. Went to college right out of high school at my local university while...
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    New York Post Bacc -School Advice

    Hi all. Wanted to post on here to see if I could squeeze out any information regarding SUNY post baccs. I am applying for the fall to SUNY Farmingdale, SUNY Old Westbury and SUNY Purchase to their post bacc programs. Does anyone have any information regarding the listed schools and/or their...
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    Reapplication advice avg stats, ny resident.

    Hi all just wanted some reapp advice! 511 mcat, 3.8 gpa from in state private school. I had 3 years of leadership experience on one club, I started an international charity organization at my college, participated in 2 research projects, no pubs but poster presentations. Scribe during Covid...
  10. yaknsneeze

    Undergraduate college decisions - Pre-DO/MM

    Hi there, While I have been on SDN for some time now, this is my first time composing a thread, so bear with me please! As the title suggests, I was hoping to have some help with choosing a college to pursue a pre-DO pathway into medicine. I don't plan to specialize, just serve as a regular...
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    WAMC cGPA 3.67 sGPA 3.62 MCAT 502 (Reposting in Pre-Med DO)

    Hi Everyone! It feels surreal, but first time posting a WAMC thread & school list suggestion as an upcoming applicant for 2021’s application. I want to start by saying that I have been considering applying to DO Programs throughout the university; thank you in advance for all your support...
  12. insaiyan-premed

    Step 2 CS discontinued

    Hello, I wanted to know how this would impact Pre-DO students like me who plan to mainly go DO schools as non-trad reinventors. I know PE is still there but w/ Step 1 P/F and Step 2 gone how would I make the case of being competitive for say Rads or EM. I know it's way early thinking about this...
  13. insaiyan-premed

    Advice for far future

    Okay, so I'm in a Rutgers SMP and did well my first semester. Undergrad, not SMP, My cGPA is a 3.24 AMCAS sGPA is a 3.2 and AACOMAS sPGA is a 3.17, I'm a super ORM (Asian), NJ resident. 200 Hours shadowing; 100 in the ER and 100 in Neurology Clinic Scribing since January, on hold due to COVID...
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    Low GPA Waiver Letter?

    Hi everyone, I submitted most of my post-bacc applications and I just got my first rejection letter ... got me thinking I should have addressed my low GPA in my personal statement more. For the CAS system, they calculated my overall GPA to be 3.11 .... I didn't anticipate this, since I went to...
  15. meowthmeister

    LECOM Early Acceptance Advice

    Hi! I’m honestly super confused about LECOM and med school in general, so I’m hoping someone can point me in the right direction. I‘m a 24 year old non-traditional Pre-Med (so bio) major anout to finish my first semester of my sophomore year. I have ~700 hours of “shadowing”, but this was...
  16. chunkyfilms

    Should I take another semester of science courses and re-take 1yr of General Chemistry?

    I graduated from college almost 2 years ago but I've been doing a DIY post-bacc among working and other things. I'm currently taking 3 courses this semester but in 8-week sessions. Anatomy & Physiology 1 (4 credits) just finished a few days ago and I got an A (4.0). Now I have Anatomy &...
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    WAMC? ORM, 508, 3.86cGPA/3.78scGPA, strong clinical exp., MD/DO

    What are my chances? Hope the detail is more informative and helpful than it is annoying to you. I’m applying for 2021. Thanks for reading From New York, no other ties. 24 y/o white male (will be 25 if/when i matriculate) Finished undergrad december, 2018. Undergraduate major: anthropology...
  18. rntodoctor

    Pass/Fail Pre-Med Courses

    Hi all! I'm currently a Registered Nurse turned Post-bacc Pre-med student. Due to the circumstances of this semester (finals were cancelled due to Corona Virus outbreak on campus), I was wondering about the risks of having a class reported as pass/fail on my transcript. We were given the option...
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    School List insight/general recommendations

    Planning on submitting opening day for 2021 cycle: White Male 24 NYS Resident. 3.58 cgpa 3.43 sgpa, liberal arts honors program 508 mcat (126,128,127,127) 2.5 years undergraduate research/summer fellowship, 5 poster presentations, 1 publication Currently 40 hrs Shadowing: MD, DO, and...
  20. Zrb19

    Non-trad mom w/ intense analysis paralysis

    Im 23 and a grad with a B.S in pre med. I have a cGPA of 3.5 or 3.45 w/o grade replacement. My sGPA is 3.6 My GPA isn’t the best but I had to work full time throughout my undergrad Because I didn’t have help from my parents and didn’t want to rely too heavy on loans. At this point I thought I...
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    Wisconsin SMPH v MCW v Ohio State v Cincinnati

    I have been fortunate enough to receive acceptances at a few medical schools and I’m trying to decide which makes the most sense to move forward with. Note - I also have a few pending II’s and want to be certain I would rather go to a different school before withdrawing from my II. I’m...
  22. Sortie

    Senior, previously pre-dental, now pre-med: Do I stand a chance this upcoming cycle? (DO)

    I am a senior in college that was formerly pre-dental but I decided I want to be pre-med just this semester. I’m considering whether or not I should apply this upcoming admission cycle (And spend all the money that comes with applying) given my stats and background. Would you be able to tell me...
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    Average Grants and Scholarships Offered by Texas Medical Schools - Advice for A Pre-Med

    Hello everyone. This is a Texas Pre-Med here. While researching Medicine and Medical schools, I have been focusing, nowadays, on the grants and all the different types of aid I can receive if (Hopefully) I get accepted to a Medical school/various Medical schools. So, can you guys guide me on...
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    This is where I am at

    Hi everyone hope everyone is doing well, I appreciate you taking the time to read about my situation and I value your input. I am currently technically a senior with 85 credits, according to my school I am an upper junior. Unfortunately I made a lot of mistakes, (bad studying habits, asking...
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    How should I proceed after Freshman Pre-Med year?

    Hey everyone! Hope all is well. So, I just recently joined this website in order to collect efficient wisdom and advice on my road to Medical school, and to (hopefully) pass them on. So, I am an undergraduate student who just completed Freshman year. I wanted to know, which extracurriculars...
  26. doctor.dreams

    Please help. What are my chances of getting into MD/DO this cycle?

  27. doctor.dreams

    Please help.. What are my chances of getting into DO this cycle?

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    What are my chances to be accepted to medical school after pharmacy school.

    Hey Everybody, So I just finished my last year of pharmacy school and thinking about going to medical school. My undergrad gpa was a 2.9 and had a 4.0 at Temple pharmacy school. My overall gpa is a 3.45 and I recently took the mcat last winter and got a 514. I have 2 medical publications and 5...
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    Second Degree, SMP, or leave my dream to be a fantasy?

    Lol I tried to make the title rhyme to get you guys attention :happy: But my situation is quite serious. I caught myself between a rock and a hard place where I currently have a VERY low GPA and need to figure out what is the next step for me. Here's some context information: I grew up being...
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    Help with School List

    Hi everyone, I just got my MCAT back today and scored a 503 (125/128/125/125). A little disappointed because it’s lower than my FL averages but relieved I can apply. I just now need any and all advice for a school list. I’ve put together a list of 17 schools but want to maximize my opportunities...
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    My Chances for Any DO school?

    Hello, I am trying to apply for the Fall 2020 class to DO schools and wanted to the opinion of everyone here. Currently I have completed a masters in biomedical sciences at RowanSOM with a GPA of 3.74. My undergrad gpa was 3.2 overall. I have taken MCAT twice with a 493. I am currently working...
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    Medical Mission Trips

    Hey everyone, I was wondering how to approach talking about medical mission trips on my "Experiences" for the AACOMAS application. I went to Costa Rica for a week to volunteer. I know there is this idea of "rich" kids going to a 3rd world country to look good on their application. I am not rich...
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    Can I still do it? Any input would be GREATLY appreciated.

    Hi all been a follower of this site for quite some time. I really appreciate all the time everyone dedicates giving advice and guiding us pre med students. I am currently wrapping up my junior year and am seeking advice. I constantly find myself discouraged and debating if I should continue...
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    MD vs DO

    I’ve always wanted to go MD, but some poorer grades freshman and sophomore year have made my cGPA a 3.3 and my sGPA a 3.2. I am in a masters of physiology, where I have a 4.0 (that will continue after this semester). I’m really not sure if I should just go DO based on my undergrad GPA or try and...
  35. wysdoc

    *~*~*~*Official TMDSAS Questions Thread 2019-2020*~*~*~*

    Welcome one and all, to the TMDSAS 2019-2020 application cycle! I'm not going to repeat everything in the Application handbook but just some tips to save you from frustration. DON'T use the back button on your browser while working on your application. DON'T copy/paste your essays into the...
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    Nova Southeastern University Masters of Biomedical Science (MBS) 2019

    Hey there, I applied to NSU-KPCOM's MBS program and didn't see a thread for 2019 so I decided to make one! I am in-state applicant and I am wondering any out of state applicants, where are you guys from? Anyone receive an interview yet??
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    Will medical schools see my second MCAT score?

    So here is my current situation. I currently got a 499 on my MCAT (RIP) but I plan on retaking in August and I expect to do significantly better. My plan right now is to apply in June. My question is whether or not medical schools will see me signed up in August to take it again and whether...
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    Is having a letter of recommendation from a priest frowned upon by adcoms?

    I was wondering if asking for a letter of recommendation from a priest I have grown close with would be frowned upon by adcoms. Much of my ECs have come from serving at my church in various activities for many years. I believe he could write me a strong letter of recommendation because of how...
  39. Tgfu34

    Underrated Tips Prior to OMS-1

    Hey everyone! I was recently accepted and I have ~5 months until orientation week. I was wondering if could receive some recommendations as to what I could be doing to further prepare myself for medical school to make the transition smoother. It could be life hacks, suggestions for books to...
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    DO and MD school list