pre osteopathic

  1. dvalois

    Advice Regarding an Update

    Hey fellow SDNers, I have a question regarding updating schools before an interview invite. I am lucky enough to already have an acceptance to an OOS school but am really crossing my fingers and hoping for an interview with one of my state schools close to where I live (secondary already...
  2. L

    Retaking my Pre-med prereqs at a community college

    Hey guys, i just need a little help deciding if i should retake my prereqs at a community college or 4 year college. i graduated from one of those private unis that charged up the ass. I've read some other blogs online that suggest retaking your reqs at the same school you did bad in to show...
  3. chunkyfilms

    Personal Statement Readers? Trans Applicant

    I'm not applying until 2019-2020 cycle, but I have a personal statement written. My paper is largely about me being transgender and a few LGBT activities I participated in. My statement will most likely change over the next year, but I need a more refined version of it and a direction. Some of...
  4. S

    New Paltz/NYCOM 7 Year BS/DO V. Regular Undergrad at Vassar

    I was recently accepted into NYITCOM's 7 year program in which i would spend three years a as a undergrad at SUNY New Paltz and then take the MCAT and only be guaranteed matriculation into NYITCOM if i achieve the median MCAT score of the previous entering class and pass the interview. On the...
  5. AcaffinatedMinD

    Doctor I shadowed moved!!!

    Hey, so I'm getting ready to apply this upcoming cycle and you now need to provide contact information for each of your activities. The physician I shadowed moved out of state to pursue a fellowship. I am unsure on what to do in terms of his contact information on my application. His office...
  6. D

    Do I have a decent plan?

    I plan on becoming an X Ray Tech and then working on a B.S. in Biology. I plan on earning an A.A.S. In Radiologic Technology from my local community college. After that I plan on taking a few more classes at the CC level and transfering they to a four year university towards a B.S. in Biology. I...
  7. F

    Non-trad struggling with Calculus 1- need advice

    Hi All, So I just transferred to a new school (Florida Atlantic University) from a CC and am majoring in Neuroscience. I chose this major because I like psychology and human behavior and felt that I was missing this in a traditional bio major. Little did I know- this major is really tough at...
  8. P

    Chances to Touro - CA with these stats?

    Hi guys! I just received my secondary application for Touro-CA. AACOMAS calculated my official cgpa to be 3.27 and my MCAT score is a 507... what do you think my chances are with these stats? Is it worth it to submit the secondary? I am also a California native/ graduated from UC Davis if that...
  9. L

    Admission Forum for Interested Pre-med & Pre-DO students (July 21, 2016)

    Hi everyone, SOWEGA-AHEC is hosting a free webinar for students interested in applying to medical school in the state of GA. All 5 medical schools (including the PCOM- DO) will be represented in this. Feel free to register for the webinar (see attached flyer for link) or if you're in the...
  10. W

    What are my chances of getting into DO schools, such as LECOM?

    Hello, I was wondering what are my chances of getting accepted to DO school. I have been looking to LECOM greatly. I have a 3.44 cumulative GPA and a 3.2 science GPA, I am applying to DO schools this July, I got a 495 on my MCAT. I am also currently doing research at NYU langone medical...
  11. F

    Choosing Major & Courses

    Hi Everyone, Okay, this may seem like a such an amateur and ridiculous question, but I just started my pre-med journey and am the first person in a few generations to go to college..so I am still learning how all this works.. I have been reading literally dozens of posts on SDN about choosing...
  12. Reaching19

    Does my units matter??

    Hi all! Because of my poor gpa and results last quarter, I want to focus on the classes I need most which are my chem lab (first one in fact known to be tough too), chem 3, and writing 2. All total 10 units. And I work too. Also, on board for two clubs!!! I'm doing this because it is best for...
  13. Reaching19

    1st year college guidance...

    Hi! I'm a first year in college. So far I have completed 34 units (one course, a 2 unit, is only P/NP, so technically 32 units with grade letters). I passed them all, but the problem is I have subsided to a current 2.8 UC GPA :(:(:(:(. I took 16 units for 1st quarter and had a 3.5 GPA. Then...
  14. Reaching19

    What should I do????

    Freshmen in college. So I got a C- in my chem class for 2nd quarter :( I passed....but should I retake it? I'm interested in both MD and DO schools. How would it look for them? It was a matter of being new to balancing work, school, and clubs:unsure:. But I'm gonna strive for better this...
  15. T

    Advice needed? Should I give up?

    Sorry, if this is in the wrong place, it's my first time posting. I'm in a state of panic right now. I've always wanted to be a doctor, for many reasons I won't go into otherwise this'll be too long, but at this point I think it's pointless. My gpa is at a 2.8 and the highest I can get it is...
  16. AlteredScale

    *~*~*~*Official Personal Statement Guide and Reader List 2016-2017*~*~*~*

    This thread is for this year's applicants (for the class of 2020) who are beginning to work on their personal statements. If you're looking for someone to read your PS, check out the list of volunteers below In the most recent post ONLY!! Link to last years Personal Statement Reader thread...
  17. P

    What should I do Next?

    Hello. I applied to 15 Allopathic Schools and 1 Osteopathic School (NYCOM). I am a Computer Science Major. I received a 504 on my MCAT. I have a 3.7 GPA and a 3.5 sGPA. I have 100+ hours of volunteering in my hospitals ER. I have 100+ hours of shadowing (90 with a M.D and 20 with a D.O) I have...
  18. W

    Average GPA, Need Some Advice

    Hi All, Well I've been wandering around here for quite some time, (mainly late night searching GPA/MCAT averages and otherwise stressing myself out), but I've never posted, so if I make some mistakes, please feel free to let me know. I'm in my second year of college and could use a little...
  19. T

    DO schools

    MA resident. Interested in psychiatry. Here are my stats: -Cumulative GPA: 3.61 -Science GPA: 3.52 (2 W's, retook for A-'s) -MCAT Scores: 10/6/10, 129/124/127/127, [waiting for scores] -Research: 12 months linguistics/cognitive neuroscience, 8 month neuropsych with poster presentation...
  20. T

    MD & DO MD & DO Candidacy

    Graduated from a top 30 university back in 2014 with a BS in Psychology. Interested in psychiatry. Here are my stats: -2014 graduate, top 30 university -Cumulative GPA: 3.61 -Science GPA: 3.52 (2 W's, retook for A-'s) -MCAT Scores: 10/6/10, 129/124/127/127, [waiting for scores] -Research...
  21. L

    3.14 cgpa and 3.08 sgpa, pending MCAT, strong extracurriculars/research

    Hi guys, basically my cgpa as of now as a Senior with one semester left is 2.94 and when I retake gen chem (C) physics 1 (D) another sgpa booster, plus my internship (6 credits) and assuming I ace everything, I will end with a 3.14 cgpa and 3.08 sgpa. I am taking my mcat either April or May and...
  22. 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...
  23. aspiringMD/DO

    Am I Too Late In the Process??

    Hi guys, Freaking out and really need some advice here. I am concerned that I may not be a competitive applicant at this point in the application process. My primary accomas application was verified on Oct 9 (applied to all 36 osteopathic medical schools) and I have been feverishly writing...
  24. Cornbreaded

    Personal Statement Help please!

    Hello, I'm currently applying for MD and DO programs and I'm looking for someone to read and critique my PS. Please either comment below or shoot me a message and I can send you my PS along with a short blurb on my current stats. Thanks!
  25. Cornbreaded

    Help with Personal Statement please!

    Hello, I'm currently applying for MD and DO programs and I'm looking for someone to read and critique my PS. Please either comment below or shoot me a message and I can send you my PS along with a short blurb on my current stats. Thanks!
  26. Cornbreaded

    Where to apply with my stats?

    First off, I am new to the community so I apologize if I make any mistakes with posting and so forth. I know that this may be a little late in the application cycle to ask, but what schools do you think I would have a shot at? I achieved a 3.5 GPA at a large state University, scored a 28 on...
  27. paruski

    3 plus 4 binary degree programs bs/do

    Hi, has anyone out there actually done one of these programs and been successful? any and all advice is greatly appreciated!