Hello everyone! This is my first post and I'm hoping to get some feedback on my school list. Here are some information:
GPA: 3.96 Science GPA: 3.97 UC Berkeley
First Gen Immigrant/ College Student, Disadvantaged Status (Low income, Pell Grants)
MCAT: 523 (131/129/131/132)
Hi everyone! :)
I'm a first time applicant (new to SDN) and wanted to ask for some input on my school list before I finalize it/put it into AMCAS.
Here's some info about me:
-Home state = AZ
-GPAs (total and science) ~3.75
-MCAT = 519
350 hrs cancer research (no pubs)
8000 hrs as an ER...
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I'm pretty new to online forums and feel like a floundering fish looking at medical school lists. My prehealth advisor is also super swamped as many many advisors left recently, so I haven't heard back and I can't schedule a meeting...
Hello! In addition to an assessment of my chances, I would really, really appreciate any information on unspoken preferences/recommendations, e.g. very community service-oriented, research-heavy, very social justice-focused, draws heavily from its own undergrads, etc.
Other information: Not...
Hello, I would very much appreciate some help deciding my school list, my information is as follows:
1. sGPA is 3.88 and cGPA is 3.89
2. two MCAT scores
i. 506 (129/124/127/126) - 2020
ii. 509 (125/127/129/128) - 2021
3. Currently a resident of New York
4. "White", Middle...
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I'm a reapplicant looking for some advice on my application and school list. Additional hours/activities since my last application and schools that I applied to previously are bolded.
cGPA: 3.99, sGPA: 3.98
Clinical experiences (these are...
Hi everyone, was hoping I could get some help with a school list!
cGPA: 3.79, sGPA 3.79
MCAT: 520 (130/127/132/131)
Clinical volunteering in hospital in underserved community: 350 hours over two summers in 2016 and 2017
Shadowing: 180 hours total over two summers in 2018 and 2019
Hi guys! I wanted to share my stats and list to see if anyone had advice on what high-tiers to drop and what low/mid tiers to add (the list is very long and ambitious so would appreciate any input!)
MCAT: 524 (132, 130, 130, 132)
ORM; VA resident
Research: around 1500 in...
Hey everyone, I'll be applying both MD/DO this cycle as a first-time applicant, and I'm hoping to narrow my list down to around 40 schools (which sounds wild, but I know with my GPA I need to be applying pretty broadly). I have a pretty general school list put together right now, but I'd love...
Hi everyone. I am a 2020 grad who is currently on 4 MD WL (CWRU, BU, and 2 of my state schools). At this point I am coming to terms with the fact that I will probably have to reapply so I need some advice.
My c/sGPA was 3.95 and MCAT 521.
All that I have added during my gap year is 2000...
Hey everyone, thanks for taking the time to read this! Any input would be awesome. Unsure how well I chose these schools (feel like it could be too top heavy, but unsure). Any recommendations would be sweet!
Ties: Undergrad in Michigan
URM: AA Male
Year: Graduate Spring 2022...
State/Country of Residence: Virginia
Ties to other States/Regions: N/A
URM? (Y/N): Y (Hispanic Male)
Year in School: Senior
Undergraduate Major(s)/Minor(s): Health Science
Graduate Degrees (if applicable): N/A
Cumulative GPA: 3.6 (strong upward trend) 4.0 the last 3 semesters.
Science GPA: 3.45...
I'm anticipating having to reapply the next cycle and I would greatly appreciate advice on a school list (I'm so overwhelmed by all the factors). I graduated from a decent state school (2019) and already took a gap year before applying the first time (2020), so I'll have taken 2...
I'm struggling to narrow down the list of schools to apply to given the discrepancy between my mcat and gpa. I'd love some input on what tier level schools to apply to/list of schools to apply to given my stats and background.
Demographic/Personal Background: CA resident. female...
State/Country of Residence: IN
Ties to other States/Regions: Yes, Ohio
Year in School: Junior
Graduate Degrees (if applicable): N/A
Cumulative GPA: 4.0
Science GPA: 3.9x
MCAT Score(s): Taking in May, got a 512 on the NS1, goal as of now is 519
Research Experience: 1200 hours relating to health...
I am having trouble making a school list for this upcoming cycle. I know my stats are too low for T20s, but I may want to apply to a few. Do people have any suggestions on what I can do to improve my app. Should I retake MCAT? Should I apply next year?
GPA: 4.0 (from IVY LEAGUE)
I have been lurking here for a while and reading threads about people getting into medical school whenever I got caught in the thick of undergrad. This is my first time posting! I was hoping I could get everyone's thoughts on my application and my school list!
cGPA 3.66 sGPA...
Hello, I need help deciding what schools to apply.
Stats: Asian, Female. born in a foreign country but have US citizenship
cGPA at community college before transfer: 4.00/4.00
cGPA at UNC after transfer: 3.7/4.0 sGPA after transfer: 3.65~3.66/4.0
combined GPA from community college and UNC...
I am in need of help in creating a school list. I have schools in mind but I would really appreciate advice from experienced members on SDN.
My GPA is 3.73 and I have an MCAT score of 516. I attended a top 20 public university and I graduated May of 2017. I worked on a semester...
CA University of Science and Medicine
Keck School of Medicine at USC
UC San Diego
UC San Francisco
Albert Einstein College
Case Western Reserve
Donald and Barbara Zucker SOM Hofstra/Northwell
Hey guys! Looking for some input regarding my odds at MD programs, my existing school list, and any additional schools you fine folks may recommend for someone in my position.
cGPA and sGPA - cGPA: 3.90, sGPA: 3.91
MCAT score(s) and breakdown - 509 (132/124/127/126)
Hey! I'm a current Peace Corps Volunteer one year into my service looking to apply to medical school in the next application cycle. I've got a list of schools I'm interested in, but I would really appreciate feedback on any you think I should definitely add or take off. I'm interested in doing...
Year in school: Senior (applying next cycle, some hours are projected based on current and past trends)
Country/state of residence: Wyoming
GPA: 3.87 cGPA, 3.82 sGPA. Physiology major, minors in chemistry and molecular biology. Large state school. GPA majorly brought down by a C in a...
I completed my application at 28 schools between mid-July and the end of August (list below) and have yet to hear back from any at this time. I understand it is still way too early to stress about IIs just after Labor Day; however, before it is too late to correct any mistakes in my school list...
hi everyone -- I've looked through sdn for a few months now (thanks to everyone who is a tremendous resource!) but have been unable to find school list threads close enough to my own application that I decided to post my own before adding my school list to my application (I added my in-state...
Hey guys! Here are my stats and schools I've applied to. I want to add a 3-4 more schools to my list (Im a little stuck) + figure out what my chances are. Thank you in advance!
Research: 450 hours, 2 years of experience, 1 paper in review for publication
I'm planning on applying this cycle and need some help finalizing my school list.
Asian female, AZ resident
Undergrad: U of AZ
Degrees: BA Biochemistry, BS Molecular & Cellular Biology (Slightly non-trad applicant, in the sense that I graduated in 3 years. Took a gap year after...
Hi there, applying this cycle and was hoping for feedback on my school list?
CA resident ORM, T20 undergrad, career changer
MCAT: 519 balanced
Slight upward trend: had a couple B’s and one C in science classes; since switching to pre-med have gotten straight As...
JesOOoOOss christ the day has come where I make this post.
FIRST: Apologies if this is in the wrong area, PLEASE direct me to where this should be if I am in the wrong here.
Senior in a tiny college, middle eastern gal (aka white lol), first-gen, NJ resident!
Majors: Psych and Chem
Hey guys I've never posted before, but I've seen the school list help posts and that is really what I need right now. If anyone has advice I am greatly appreciative. I'm graduating in May and applying for the 2020 cycle in June.
mcat 515, 4.0 sGPA, 4.0 cGPA from private, non-Ivy...
Need some help finalizing my school list. I don't want to apply too top-heavy and would love some more mid-tier schools to add to the list.
GPA: 3.92 cGPA, 3.96 sGPA
MCAT: 523 (132/129/132/130)
ORM, State of Residence: Illinois
LOR's should be strong (all from professors I...
upward trend for three years then middling senior year
MCAT 1: 506 (124/130/126/126)
MCAT 2: 513 (126/130/126/131)
Location: Non-NY, CA, TX student on east coast
school: state university
- 300 volunteer hospital
I'm trying to put my school list together. I feel like my MCAT and GPA don't exactly match so I'm trying to figure out if it is realistic for me to get into these top tier schools and I want to make sure my list isn't too top heavy. I'm also worried because there are some schools...