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  1. Yarida

    MD & DO WAMC/School List, Reapplicant 3.71 GPA/515 MCAT ORM

    Hello, this is my 3rd cycle for MD and my first cycle for DO. I'd like your opinions on my chances this cycle, suggestions for schools, and what I should do during the cycle. Stats/Info: 515 MCAT (129/126/130/130) from September 2020 3.71 GPA/3.60 sGPA (low GPA freshman year during family...
  2. mr_ravioli

    MD WAMC/School List/523 MCAT, 3.98 sGPA, ORM

    Hey everyone! Just got my MCAT score back recently so thought it's about time to build up my school list. Would love any feedback and input on really anything! I really appreciate it :) Stats cGPA: 3.97, sGPA: 3.98 MCAT: 523 (132/127/132/132) Background Residency- New York Undergrad- T5...
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    WAMC/School List (3.7 GPA, 519 MCAT, CA ORM)

    Hi! I'm looking for some feedback on building my school list, as well as advice about what parts of my app I could improve on in the coming months. I'm aiming to apply to 30-35 schools. 3.70 cGPA, 3.64 sGPA Upward trend? 3.4 -> 3.85 -> 3.65 -> 3.92 519 (130/128/130/131) California Biracial...
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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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    MD School list help - 516 MCAT, 3.69 cGPA, 3.61 sGPA

    I'm trying to build my school list, and would like some recommendations/feedback! I went to a liberal arts college and majored in Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Molecular Biology. I ended up with a 3.69 cGPA and 3.61 sGPA with a good upward trend. I got a 516 on my MCAT and got a 126 in CP, 128...
  7. Y

    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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    Would appreciate help with school list and app review

    I am very very bad at creating school lists and accurately gauging my own app. App so far: -applying in May cGPA: 3.84 sGPA: 3.8 MCAT: 520 T10 undergrad Washington resident Majors: Computer Science with machine learning concentration and Neuroscience Research: About 5000 hours? 6...
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    School list help: 4.0 GPA, 520 MCAT

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    Schools' defining characteristic

    Hi there everyone! Long time lurker here, getting my own school list together. Although I have done a significant amount of my own research, I realize there may be perspectives out there that I haven't come across yet on what makes each med school unique, or what the defining characteristic for...
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    Need Help Making A School List and Improving My App

    I recently posted this in the wrong forum oops, 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 until then. I am going to project my work and volunteer hours to what I believe I...
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    Need Help Making A School List For Next Cycle

    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 until then. I am going to project my work and volunteer hours to what I believe I will have by next May. Florida Resident. URM...
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    WAMC/School list help - 3.72 cGPA, 3.95 sGPA, 523 MCAT

    Hi guys, first post! I'm having some trouble figuring out my school list as I feel that my stats might get me yield protected, yet my extracurriculars seem to me pretty cookie-cutter for higher tier schools. Guidance is greatly appreciated! cGPA and sGPA as calculated by AMCAS or AACOMAS cGPA...
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    MD WAMC/School List cGPA 3.79 / sGPA 3.68 / 519 MCAT / ORM

    I think my list is maybe too top heavy, looking for some more mid-levels/which schools I should cut out. Aiming for 15-20 schools. cGPA: 3.79, sGPA: 3.68 MCAT: 519 (128/131/130/130) FL resident w/ strong VA ties (born and raised in VA until college, family still lives in VA, was a VA resident...
  15. GettinAfterIt

    Is it too late to add schools to my school list?

    I was thinking of adding a couple more schools to my list. Most likely, George Washington and Loma Linda. Is it worth it at this point or am I just being neurotic? I am already complete at 11 schools, applied to 35 MD and 10 DO - stats are 3.39 cGPA, 3.78 sGPA, 507 MCAT - Veteran (Was a medic...
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    WAMC MD - CA ORM - 3.94, 516 Retake (Should I apply to more schools?)

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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...
  20. bouncydidit

    School list help 511/3.7 (4.0 postbac) CA resident

    Would love feedback on my school list! I am a reapplicant and definitely feel like my poor school list cost me the cycle last time. I tried posting on Reddit but hoping to get better feedback here. I also have a strong public health and research background. Ideally, i would like to apply to 30...
  21. fk259

    526/3.9 Reapplicant School List Advice?

    Hi all, 526/3.9 from a T20 undergrad, double majored in Bio and Chem, FL resident. This past cycle, I received one interview and I am currently on the waitlist. I think the major factors contributing to a lack of good results were 1. Not having anyone vet my essays, 2. Minimal clinical...
  22. lionsfan13

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

  23. Dumplingz

    MD 3.99/518 Help me narrow down my school list

    Hi! I have 32 schools on my list at the moment but I'd like to narrow it down a bit, preferably without making it super top-heavy. Here's the breakdown of my app: cGPA: 3.99, sGPA: 4.00 MCAT: 518 (129/130/128/131) State of residency: NJ Ethnicity/race: ORM Undergraduate institution: T50...
  24. T

    WAMC/School list help: Non-trad, PB sGPA 3.7, UG sGPA 1.79, 510 MCAT, IN

    Non traditional student. Graduated from a large state school in 2016 with a degree in political science and worked full time as a journalist and later helped develop a startup company--changed career and quit my job pre-pandemic and started from square one to take all the pre-med pre-reqs. GPA...
  25. cacahuetes757

    Reapplicant School List Help

    Applied last year's cycle for Fall 2021 matriculation, received 5 IIs and was WLd at NYMC, Hofstra, Stony Brook, Downstate, and Buffalo. Any advice on my school list is greatly appreciated! cGPA: 3.94, sGPA: 3.98 MCAT: 520 (2019), 523 (2022, retook b/c previous score would be too old at most...
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    3.8/524 | ORM | T5 | Strong EC, Upward Trend - SCHOOL LIST NEEDED

    Hello, I was wondering whether I could get some advice about what school list I should have going into the upcoming cycle GPA: 3.8 C, 3.73 BCPM (Strong Upward Trend, 4.0 J/S years) Major: Biology, Biochemistry Minor: Chemistry, Philosophy MCAT: 524 School: T5 Clinical Experience: - 800 hours...
  27. 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...
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  29. 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...
  30. tourformula

    WAMC - 521/3.98 in need of school list help!

    Hello everyone :) Thanks for the help y'all! State/Country of Residence: AZ URM? (Y/N): ORM Year in School: 3rd Undergraduate Major(s)/Minor(s): Biomedical Sciences (Large State School) Cumulative GPA: 3.98 Science GPA: 4.0 MCAT Score(s): 521 (130,130,130,131) Research Experience...
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    School list (3.98/ 525, limited research)

  32. Chappy1

    MD WAMC: Low GPA High MCAT help?

    Hey all, first time user here. Looking for any advice in narrowing down/tackling my school list with the following general information. I've always read other posts and am trying my hand at asking based on my own situation... so any insight is appreciated! 3.36 c and sGPA (I believe my sGPA is...
  33. foultarnished97

    WAMC reapplicant + help with school list (3.67 cGPA, 3.5 sGPA, 512)

    I'm a likely reapplicant who has received no IIs this cycle, so I'll start with my old app and then I'll list what I've done to improve for the next cycle (2022-2023). Just looking for a better school list and general opinions on the improvements I'm making as a reapplicant. Made a post before...
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    school list help

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    How much do "ties" to a school help

    I know there are certain schools that have a heavy in state bias like USC-columbia, UNC, etc. and also that there are low yield school like Jefferson. So I was wondering, how much can "ties" to a school help get a II? For example, I have ties to the 3 above schools, but I'm not sure if they are...
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    517 NY Resident School list help!

    3.95cGPA 3.98sGPA 517 (130/129/130/128) NY Resident, undergrad ties to MA White Small liberal arts college, MA ~1300 hours patient registration in ER (not sitting at front desk, going into patients rooms) Research experience 400+ hour summer research program with poster (continuing research...
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    School List? 3.98/518/nontrad/ORM/WA

    Hello all, I am a nontrad trying to navigate the pre-med rodeo and figured I could use some help from the experts! Does anyone have reccos of schools that might take kindly to my app? My primary is verified but I haven't sent to any schools other than my WA state schools given my pending MCAT...
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    MD WAMC/School List -

    MCAT - 505 -->128/125/127/125 cGPA- 3.57 sGPA- 3.54 Science major, non-trad applicant (entering 4th gap year), Hispanic, good Spanish, from Rural community with interest in working in rural community after residency. Worked as peer-mentor in undergrad. Was a member of Pre-med fraternity for...