school list help

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    help with school list please

    Hi, I am really struggling to narrow down my school list. I have a mismatched MCAT and GPA so it was hard to guess which schools would be realistic for me. I put in my stats to and it only gave me a bunch of reaches and one target… but then also said I don't need to apply DO? GPA...
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    1. Thank you so much!!
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    MD & DO WAMC and School List help, Texas Nontrad (3.69, 514)

    Mid to late 20's nontrad Texas resident. I care more about getting in anywhere rather than any tier. Primary care interest and want to work with underserved populations, with a service oriented application. For those reasons I think I'll try TMDSAS and the only OOS schools I'll apply to will be...
  4. Sasha1234

    Pls help me whittle down my DO school list!

    Schools in consideration: LECOM - Bradenton (Don’t like the mandatory attendance + not being allowed to drink water during lecture but it’s in-state.) Nova - Tampa Bay Campus preference (in-state) PCOM South Georgia (Moultrie – if they focus on rural med, would this limit my match options? No...
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    MD Final School List Help

    How do you do fellow kids... Hoping I can get some feedback as I finalize the finishing touches on my conclusive school list. Any feedback is welcome, especially schools that are bad fits or ones I should swap in. Thanks! State: AL Other Ties: UT School: Public ORM? Yes Major: Biology GPA...
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    WAMC School List Help (Please help me cut down schools if possible)

    Hi Everyone, I'd appreciate your help cutting down some schools that may not be a great fit or possibly I need to reevaluate if I would be a good fit if for instance some schools are looking for a certain type of student that i may not be aware of (any advice helps immensely). I put these...
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    MD CA ORM School List Help

    Hey guys! I'm new here planning on applying this cycle. I know I'm way too top heavy and would love to hear any recommendations for adding or removing schools to better my chances. Thank you in advance for taking the time to review my post! cGPA: 3.95, sGPA: 3.95 MCAT score: 520...
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    Rate my School List

    Applying for admission in 2025. I have no friends so got to ask internet for advice :( Male, ORM, NJ resident, 520 MCAT, 3.78 GPA (upwards trend: 3.65 freshman/sophomore, 3.97 junior/senior). 2000 hours as an EMT, 1.5 year research experience with a couple presentations, but no publications. I...
  9. Med205

    MD & DO WAMC/Reapplicant & School List Help (3.3 uGPA/3.4 sGPA/MCAT 510)

    Re-applicant. I applied for the 2023-2024 cycle to 29 MD schools. I didn’t apply to DO due to lack of funds. I did the secondaries for 27 of them, but only 1 interview at Albany Medical College. Currently waitlisted while working on my reapplication for next cycle (I don’t want to put all my...
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    Preparing for my second application cycle - WAMC/Advice building my school list

    Hi y'all, I am a Texas resident currently preparing to reapply this cycle after a difficult first cycle where I did not match. For context, I had 5 IIs in-state from Baylor, UTSW, McGovern, TTUHSC, and UTMB. I am currently on the waitlist for all 5 schools. I think the main reasons why things...
  11. alisonbechdel

    MD School list feedback: ORM, IL, 526, c3.92, s3.88, Traditional

    cGPA: 3.92, sGPA: 3.88 526: 132/131/131/132 Illinois resident ORM (Indian) Private Jesuit Clinical: 500 hours (1000 projected) FM/OB-GYN/Peds MA at FQHC (clinical LOR from MD here) 650 hours Peds MA at FQHC Research: 400 hours hematology/oncology wet lab, 1 presentation no pubs...
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    WAMC/School List Help (AL Resident, 506/3.9)

    21F, Neuroscience major with minors in chemistry and psychology cGPA and sGPA as calculated by AMCAS or AACOMAS cGPA: 3.9, sGPA: 3.8 MCAT score(s) and breakdown. Include all (non-voided) attempts. 506 (125/128/124/129) (i know its bad but hopefully everything else somewhat makes up for it)...
  13. Coco.Noir777

    WAMC/School List Help: 3.58 & 510, URM

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    should I add schools? 4.0 GPA, 517 MCAT

    I submitted my primary application June 20th (a little later than I wanted but needed the extra time), and I am assuming it will be processed in the next few weeks. I am starting to get nervous that I created an ambitious school list and am wondering if I should add some lower stat schools...
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    School list help: 3.5GPA/502 MCAT, non-trad international, OH resident

    Hi! I'm a non-trad who'd really appreciate SDNers' feedback on what schools I have a chance at/where to improve. Thank you! cGPA/sGPA: 3.5/3.5 MCAT: 502 (488 -> 497 -> 502) State of residence: OH Ethnicity: Asian Undergrad/Graduate: State University Gap years: Taking a few years off to work...
  16. aquamist

    WAMC / School List Input: ORM Nontrad CA Resident

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    3.9/518 GA ORM, 19yo

    Hello, thank you for stopping by. I started formulating my school list after getting my MCAT score back, and I already applied to a throwaway school and got my application verified. I graduated high school in CA, lived in GA over COVID years, and going to undergraduate school in IN. My...
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    WAMC/School List Help 4.0/514

    Hey all! Thanks for stopping by. Looking to apply to about 25 schools. I am feeling lost regarding where I should apply and would appreciate any recommendations/advice. I am looking for OOS friendly schools, I have no close family elsewhere so justifying to OOS unfriendly schools will be...
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    School List Help!!

    Date of submission: Hoping for Mid-June Undergrad CGPA: 3.07 Undergrad Science GPA: 2.7 Master's GPA: 3.429 (Biomedical Sciences with thesis) DAT score (including AA and all sections): 1st attempt: PAT: 19, QR: 20, RC: 24, Bio:19, GC: 20, Orgo: 16, TS: 18, AA: 20 2nd attempt: PAT: 18, QR: 30...
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    School List Help: 3.98 GPA , 509 MCAT, Good ECs

    hey guys, this is my first time on Sdn and would greatly appreciate any advice building a school list For some background info: cGPA and sGPA as calculated by AMCAS or AACOMAS: 3.98 cGPA / 4.0 sGPA current MCAT score and breakdown 509(128/123/129/129), will be retaking on May 26th *CARS was my...
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    WAMC/School List Help 3.97/524/OK ORM

    Hi everyone! I'm a graduating senior applying this upcoming cycle. I'd like to get some feedback on my application and suggestions for schools that I should apply to, as well as ideas on what to do for my gap year if you have any. cGPA and sGPA as calculated by AMCAS or AACOMAS: 3.97 cGPA...
  22. misotope

    WAMC 3.91/520, California ORM

    Thank you!
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    MD WAMC/School List Help

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    WAMC/School List Advice: Sincerely, an overachieving pre-med

    Good evening my fellow pre-med (and possibly med) friends! I would absolutely LOVE and appreciate any advice on my school list for the upcoming cycle. Disclaimer: I was a massive overachiever in undergrad (graduated 2021), so I am having to combine a lot of my experiences into one umbrella...
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    WAMC/School List Help 3.80 cGPA, 508 MCAT ORM

    Hey guys, I am going to apply for this upcoming cycle and I have a strong interest in primary care/family medicine. Also, I'm applying to MD + DO and I was wondering WAMC for this cycle? I don't have a ton of clinical hours and my MCAT is not great for MD. cGPA 3.80, sGPA 3.82 (strong upward...
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    School List Help Please!! 3.73/ MCAT 520

    Looking for help on a school list please! I'm interested in primary care, possibly rural or underserved communities. Info cGPA 3.73, sGPA 3.7 from Top5 Undergrad known for grade deflation. MCAT 520 Male, white Took one gap year during Covid and will take one gap year post graduation. Some...
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    School List Help 3.89cGPA 511 MCAT ORM

    cGPA 3.891 sGPA 3.848 MCAT 511 Michigan Resident ORM Undergrad— top public state school Clinical MA in cardiology office 400 hours projected CNA for 6 months 400 hours Volunteer at free clinic 80 hours projected Patient sitter 100 hours Shadowing Rheumatologist— in process— 50 hours...
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    [Updated] Need Help Making A School List and Improving My App

    Update: I replied below with updated hours and a new roadblock concerning my letters of rec. Any guidance is greatly appreciated! Hi all, I was looking for help making a school list for when I apply in May. I am also wondering what parts of my app are weak and need some more work in the months...
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    WAMC/School List Help

    Date of submission: next cycle 2023 MD or MD/PhD: MD/PhD Overall GPA: 3.97 Science GPA: 4.00 MCAT: 524 State of Residence: NJ Undergrad Attended: T15 Major: Biochemistry and Computer Science + Math Minority? ORM, LGBT SES? Low-income, Pell grant, FAP Reapplicant? No Nontrad? 2 gap years...
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    School list help PLEASE (514, 3.91, ORM, F)

    Info Brown Asian female PA resident Temple University cGPA: 3.91, sGPA: 3.87 ECs 1000+ research hours (2 posters, working on a first author manuscript) 200 shadowing hours ~500 hrs as an MA 100 hrs as a virtual scribe 60 hrs crisis text line volunteer 150 hrs hospital volunteer 30 hrs hospice...
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    School list help: OR ORM 3.47 cGPA, 3.36 sGPA, 512 MCAT

    1.) cGPA and sGPA as calculated by AMCAS or AACOMAS cGPA 3.47 Freshman: 3.05 Sophomore: 3.56 Junior: 3.60 Senior: 3.25 [Curse you COVID] Post-bacc: 3.92 (36 credits) sGPA 3.36 Freshman: 2.60 Sophomore: 3.46 Junior: 3.60 Senior: 3.17 Post-bacc 3.88 2.) MCAT score(s) and breakdown: 512 (128...
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    School List Help 3.77cGPA, 520 MCAT

    Hey guys, I really need help building a well rounded school list for this app cycle. Here's my abridged story: Graduated UG in 2019 with 2 degrees (BFA and BS), 3.77cGPA and then worked for 2 years (2 jobs in the medical field: 1 as a med tech for a large hospital, the other as a death...
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    Need Help Making a List of possible Med Schools

    Hi all! I’m a rising senior (one semester left) needing some help making up a list of medical schools -AA female -cgpa: 3.5 -sgpa: 3.2 -mcat: not sure when I’m taking it yet -B.A Biology -Africana studies minor -President of my university’s Black Student Alliance (biggest political org...
  36. lionsfan13

    WAMC + School List Help - 3.99/524 ORM - mediocre ECs/yield protection?

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    MD & DO MD/DO School List (3.6 cGPA, 511)

    Hello! Thank you to everyone who is able to take the time to make recommendations and give any advice. I appreciate all the valuable help/support! My cGPA is 3.6 sGPA is 3.3 (with upward trend) MCAT 511 White Attended state school Clinical - volunteer: ~50 (projected 250) Clinical - paid...
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    WAMC, ORM, 3.8(sgpa: 3.587)/510, School List

    I would appreciate any and all advice, the more realistic the better, especially on the school list. Not applying DO because I don't have any LoR from doctors. cGPA: 3.81and sGPA of 3.587 (non-STEM major, lowest science grade is a B in calc 3, without the B, sGPA 3.64) MCAT: 510, 78th...
  39. deus_dominus

    School list help!! (MD ORM, cGPA 3.89, sGPA 3.86, 511 MCAT)

    Hi guys!! I am making this post to get help with making my school list as I get ready to apply for this upcoming cycle! Any feedback on my school list or what I should do for my application would be amazing. Thanks in advance!!! Stats/Background State: Maryland, ORM (AA), graduating senior...
  40. HalJordann

    School list help/advice 3.93 cGPA, 3.87 sGPA, 511 MCAT, CA ORM

    Hi SDN, I am making this post with the primary intention of helping with my school list for the next cycle. Any feedback on my school list or application would be great. Thank you all in advance! Stats and Background CA, ORM, graduated from small private school in SoCal cGPA=3.93 sGPA=3.87...