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    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...
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    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...
  3. 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...
  5. 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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    WAMC / School list (3.4|518)

    cGPA/sGPA: 3.43 cGPA 3.35 sGPA. Had a lot of struggles adjusting to college my freshman year, and have a good upward trend: 2.43 Freshman year, 3.5 Sophomore year, 3.68 Junior year, 3.62 Senior Year, 3.95 DIY Postbacc. Undergraduate career at mid-tier UC if it matters. MCAT: 518...
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    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...
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    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)

  10. 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...
  11. 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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    School List Help TX 522/3.8

    GPA/sGPA: 3.8 MCAT: 522 (131/129/131/131) TX resident ORM Male TX public school, CS Major ~150 clinical, 150 non clinical volunteering ~600 hours research, 1 pub 1 poster. Doing full-time industry R&D program this summer so ~400 hrs more expected 50 hours FM/pediatrics shadowing TA and online...
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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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    513 mcat 3.6 gpa URM school list help??

    Hey y’all, I’m starting to draft my school list and need some pointers. 513 mcat 3.6 gpa (upward trend with 1 awful semester freshman year) 3 summers of research 4 poster presentations ~150 shadowing hours over 3 specialties Will be getting a clinical job this semester and carrying it on...
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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...
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    Check-in post for non-trad advice :)

    Apologies in advance for the novel, I just read this back and realized how long it is. Big thanks to anyone that actually reads this monster! Appreciate you all! :) tl;dr, I was admittedly very mediocre during undergrad due to undiagnosed depression, got my life together and am now very...
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    School List Feedback

    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 -ECs: 350 hrs cancer research (no pubs) 8000 hrs as an ER...
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    Reposted under WAMC

  22. noodlechicken1

    MD School list and chances (3.98, 511)

    Thank you in advance, I really appreciate it! Class of 2022 and a solid Public research university in NY NY Resident, ORM Biochemsitry BS. sGPA - 3.98, cGPA - 3.97. MCAT: 511 (131,124, 128, 128) - I am dyslexic :( Research: 1600h, biochemistry lab for Antibody drug conjugates, One oral...
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    WAMC, please? URIM, 3.83/3.89, 509?

    Edits: tried to make it clear and concise! Hey guys, 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...
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    WAMC - School list help (3.96, 516)

    I finally got my MCAT score so I’m trying to finalize my school list. My main limitation is that I’m a Maryland resident and I’m trying to only apply to schools in MD or states around MD (VA, PA, DC, NY, NJ, other nearby schools). I bought MSAR but I’m not really sure how to narrow down my list...
  25. love_of_lox

    WAMC/list development; Reapplicant, 518, 3.81 cGPA, 3.70 sGPA, OR

    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...
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    MD & DO .

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    Help with where to apply

    Hello, I am having a difficult time trying to figure out which schools to apply to. I am a California resident. Which schools would you remove from the list and why? My stats are: 4.0 GPA / 24AA / 300 shadowing hours / 150 volunteering
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    MD & DO WAMC (3.74/509/OH/White) - Thank You!!

  29. Dobermann

    MD & DO WAMC and School List Help (Nontrad, 3.07/3.69/517)

    As the title states, I am a non-traditional applicant looking to get some help finalizing a strategic school list to hopefully get an MD/DO admit with only one application cycle. The specifics are below, but I am a career-changer and reinventor with poor/uneven stats and several red flags. I...
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    3.5/525/Mixed Race (URM?)/CA/Non-trad -- WAMC and School List Help

    Hi all, Long-time lurker having trouble narrowing down my school list, especially being a CA resident and having such a low GPA but high MCAT. Any advice is appreciated! cGPA: 3.54 and sGPA: ~3.3 (waiting for my app to be verified) MCAT score(s) and breakdown: 525 (130/132/131/132) State of...
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    WAMC & School List Help (3.98 GPA, 515 MCAT)

    Please don't quote this message! 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 MCAT: 515 MN, white Clinical experiences (these are...
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    3.4/519/non-trad with upward trend. Med School List Help, Please!

    Hello I am applying to medical school soon and I am looking for advice on where to apply for reaches, attainable schools, and safe schools. White male, 28 years old Undergrad and Post-Bacc at Ohio State Undergrad 3.0 cGPA (Political Science, Pre-Law track) DIY Post-Bacc 3.9 sGPA 3.4 cGPA (3.0...
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    WAMC 3.5 GPA/510 MCAT 13 MD/18 DO would love some advice

    Hey y’all, I’m new here and have been really anxious about my school list. Could you guys lemme know what you think? 1. cGPA by AACOMAS: 3.61, sGPA: 3.53. Idk what it is for AMCAS but I calculated it myself to be cGPA: 3.57, sGPA: 3.48 2. 510 MCAT (CP: 126, CARS: 129, BB: 126, PS: 129) 3. NY...
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    MD & DO 516, 3.37: WAMC and School List help

    Hello all, I am pretty new to SDN and am preparing for my first application cycle following my recent graduation from undergrad. I'm hoping I can get someone to help me narrow down my extremely rough school list, give me some tips to improve my resume over the course of my gap year, and let me...
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    WAMC and School List Help for CA ORM 3.85/515

    PLEASE DO NOT QUOTE THIS MESSAGE cGPA and sGPA: Community College: 3.9 4 year: 3.85 Total sGPA ~ 3.85 Graduated 2020, now in my 2nd gap year MCAT scores: 504 ---> 515 (125 in cars rip) State of residence & ethnicity CA ORM. First gen immigrant (now citizen), FAP recepient Clinical...
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    MD & DO WAMC/School List Help - low GPA, decent MCAT

    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...
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    MD & DO WAMC/School List 3.9X/514 CA ORM

    Hi everyone! This is actually my first time posting on SDN 😯 I'm a first-time applicant, and I plan on sending apps to 25-30 schools (MD and open to DO). I've spent a lot of time trying to put a school list together by balancing mission fit, median MCAT, median GPA, location, etc. but I've come...
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    1 science faculty LOR - school list

    To summarize, should I get a second science LOR even though it may be impersonal/hella old just so I can apply to those schools that have the 2 science requirement? Or just not even bother applying to those schools? (the ones on my list so far are creighton, evms (reapplicant but never sent...
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    3.60/507/NJ - WAMC/School List help? Reapplicant

    I'm a reapplicant this cycle, sitting pretty on 2 WL's (one for an MSTP at a T30, I'm in the top portion of their WL, and one for a regular MD school, have no clue where I'm ranked as they didn't specify). I applied 90% MD/PhD last cycle and I was complete at around 9/5/20-9/10/20. My plan is to...