1. GettinAfterIt

    Veterans - Were any of you reapplicants?

    Hey everyone, Some context: I'm a U.S. Army veteran planning to apply in May with mediocre sats (3.3cGPA,3.7sGPA) FL average ~510 so far. I was a medic, so I have a ton of valuable experiences to write about. I've heard plenty of stories about how being a veteran really adds to your...
  2. B

    Reapplying to a medical school in the fall whose offer I rejected this semester?

  3. S

    Did not get into medical school, now what? Any tips?

    Kind of lost right now and anybodies tips or advice would help Long story short I finished my undergrad with all required prerequisite courses and ended up getting really low GPA. I didn't even do my MCAT exam because I already know my GPA was not good enough for Canadian or USA medical schools...
  4. C

    Rejected an MD acceptance

    In the 2017-2018 cycle, I applied to 24 schools, of which I interviewed at 2 and was accepted at 1. The acceptance came from USUHS (the military medical school). After a lot of deliberating, I decided to decline the offer (further explanation below). I am in the process of reapplying, however I...
  5. F

    Wash U PT students

    Hi guys! Its almost that time of the year to start applying to programs, and I just wanted to hear from other students who have applied,been accepted or even waitlisted at Wash U! I understand it’s a difficult program to get into, but i’m staying hopeful that I may still get in. Thanks in...
  6. SwineTor

    Official Rejection List c/o 2022

    1 rejection so far: Midwestern.
  7. Belyzel4

    Alternative path to becoming a practicing physician?

    I started reading through old SDN posts today, and it seems that I have committed one of the cardinal sins when it comes to medical school applications. I applied late with most of my secondaries complete between Oct 1st and Oct 15th. Unfortunately, I am not a standout applicant with my ~3.43...
  8. F

    Low stats, rejections, what now?

    Hi all, There may be similar posts on this forum but I would like some input regarding my own situation. I have currently applied to both MD and DO schools and have received several rejections from DO within 48 hours of verification. I tried choosing schools that had low GPA cutoffs or did not...
  9. Nippyfan

    Deceptive "ease" of getting accepted into a DPM program

    So, aside an apart from this year where it seems that application numbers are down and regular admission standards may slightly differ, I would love to understand the notion that podiatry school is a cake walk in terms of acceptance. Of course, relative to an MD school, admission is a bit...
  10. LindaAccepted

    Medical 8 Reasons Medical School Applicants are Rejected

    Each medical school receives thousands of applications every year and most schools have less than a hundred spots available. That means that you need to be extremely careful when applying to medical school (as a first time applicant or a reapplicant) that you don’t transgress those common...
  11. LindaAccepted

    Medical You Can Do It: Reject Rejection!

    For some, the new year is a time for hearing good admissions news; but for others, 2017 may be off to a grim start. If you’ve received a rejection letter from your target school (or – sigh – from all your target schools), then you may be feeling more doom and less hopeful for the coming year...
  12. A

    Urgent Advice Needed

    So it is almost the end of November and I have only been offered an interview at UNLV and that is in early January. I am excited about that interview, but naturally I am worried since I am mostly likely not getting any pre-December interviews and I don't really know what to do at this point. I...
  13. LindaAccepted

    Medical 3 Steps for Rejected Applicants

    By now, many of you have received answers from early application efforts – either you got in…or you didn’t. If you got in, congrats – you probably feel amazing! However, if you face a fistful or rejections or waitlist notifications, then it’s normal and ok to feel disappointed and to express...
  14. R

    A rejected Application Reviewed a Second time

    Hello all, I'm new to the forums, so I do apologize in advance if a similar thread has been posted. I applied to ICO, WU, SCCO, SCO, and UCB this cycle but got rejected to all schools. I did have a handful of pre-requisites (physics, ochem biochem) still in progress, I expect to have them...
  15. LindaAccepted

    Medical The Dreaded Med School Rejection: What Now?

    “Dear Incredibly Hard Working Pre-Med and Hopeful Doctor, Our admissions committee has met, and we regret to inform you that you were not selected as a student for our entering class. There were many qualified blah blah blah...” Ouch. I worked hard I shadowed. I volunteered. My GPA was...
  16. A

    So, what to do in your gap year?

    I did not get in this cycle, and am waiting until 2017 to reapply, to give myself an entire year to beef up my resume. What are some things to look into? Sort of even questioning my goals at the moment - really just questioning life in general so I don't know what route to take for the next...
  17. L

    Retaking DAT? Or just reapply?

    Hey guys! Please please help me! I'm really struggling these days. I applied late September to many dental schools and got rejected from half of them and haven't heard back from the other half (which at this point means rejection) and got only one interview. I'm not sure if I should retake the...
  18. I

    Any Master's program roll into Med School????

    Hi All! Just wondering if anyone out there knows of any Master's programs like Medical Health Science, etc …. that is a 1 year program that if you have high enough GPA like 3.5 or above in the program you have a chance / roll into their medical school? I've heard vaguely there might be...
  19. H

    General Admissions & OTCAS Upset with how interview went

    Hey guys. I recently went on my last interveiw for OT school and I'm pretty upset with how it went. I feel like I didn't connect with the interviewer and I found myself stumbling over a lot of the questions. I felt like he kept wanting me to elaborate but I ran out of things to say and we had...
  20. H

    General Admissions & OTCAS Mt Mary University

    Has anyone heard back from Mt Mary OT admissions yet?
  21. A

    University of Puget Sound

    Just heard back from Puget Sound ... waitlisted. But they didn't give me a number. Maybe because it'll change so much in the next few weeks? Does anyone know how long the UPS waitlist is so I can know my chances? It was my first choice...
  22. justanotherhopeful

    Denied but Reapplying

    So, I just found out that I was denied admission to OSU. I was also denied admission to CSU; which was partly expected considering I'm OOS. But, the rejection from OSU, my IS, really, really, really, bummed me out to say the least. I didn't even get so far as to have an interview... I wanted to...