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    WAMC 3.85/516 and school list help

    Hi! I’m trying to make a school list for the 2024-2025 cycle (first-time applicant) Notes: I am originally from PA and went to a T25 undergrad in GA. Location is the most important factor for me as my boyfriend will be attending medical school in Detroit. I would love to apply to MD schools...
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    School list help for low GPA applicant

    Hi all, I've been super stressed and debating if med school is for me with how competitive it has become, but I have made a school list to apply for the next cycle starting in May '24, maybe some of you all that know more about this can relieve my nerves and help refine my school list. My cGPA...
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    3.25 GPA, 525 MCAT, in DIY post-bacc. School list help, WAMC?

    I'm applying next June. Thank you for any advice. 1. Grades 3.25 cGPA and 3.05 sGPA. GPA low mostly due to a string of failures 5 years ago. Upward trend, graduated, got healthy, set mind on medicine. Now in the 1st of 3 DIY post-bacc quarters at public university. Couldn't afford...
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  5. idkjustchooseone

    WAMC - what to work on next?

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    School List Help / WAMC

    3.9 sGPA, 3.87 cGPA (College cGPA is 3.98, and sGPA is 3.99, high school credits brought both down significantly) 511 (C/P: 130 CARS: 123 B/B: 130 PS: 128) Indiana White Male Senior at Indiana University (taking a gap year), majoring in Medical Humanities, Biology, and Neuroscience Clinical...
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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...
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    WAMC uGPA 3.28, gradGPA 3.7, MCAT 511, NY resident, thank you!

    Hello!! :) Scores: Undergrad: 3.28 (freshman: 3.3, sophomore: 3.03, junior: 3.2, senior: 3.5) Syracuse university Grad: 3.7, Masters of biomedical science 26 credits MCAT: 511 (125, 126, 129, 131) Personal: 24yo white woman Grew up in CT, been a resident of NY for 3 years Research...
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    MD School List/WAMC: Re-applicant, 5th gap year, 1 pub, 3 posters, 3.66 cGPA, 3.56 sGPA, 517 MCAT, ORM, IL resident

    Hi everyone, I will be re-applying this year after unfortunately not getting any II during the 2020-2021 cycle and wanted to get some feedback on my current school list in relation to my stats and experiences to see whether I should change/add some schools. Would greatly appreciate any advice...
  10. padajuan

    School List Help: URM, 3.3 GPA, 509 MCAT, SMP

    cGPA and sGPA as calculated by AMCAS or AACOMAS Undergrad cGPA: 3.16 AMCAS and 3.16 AACOMAS sGPA: 2.98 AMCAS and 3.04 AACOMAS Postbacc 4.00 Graduate SMP in Biomedical Sciences cGPA: 3.82 AMCAS and 3.82 AACOMAS sGPA: 3.81 AMCAS and 3.82 AACOMAS cGPA: 3.31 AMCAS and 3.31 AACOMAS sGPA: 3.21...
  11. thev3lv3tunderground

    WAMC/School list help, 510 MCAT

    GPA: ~3.8 sGPA: ~3.65 Major(s): Double major, one is a STEM degree and one is a Liberal Arts ... from an R1 school MCAT: 510 (125/129/126/130) Lives: In the Midwest ORM/URM: white, female Clinical Experience: ~ 1000 hours working with adults with disabilities, post-grad job working in a...
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  13. oma33

    WAMC/ DO,MD School list/ 3.8 GPA, 3.8sGPA, 499 mcat

    1. 3.8 GPA and sGPA guestimate, but around there. 2. 499, 127,122,124,126, I'm shook by the 124 for bb as I was bio major with biochem minor, lowest fl for bb was 126 3. Massachusetts resident 4. Middle Eastern, Iraq, speak Arabic and English, first generation, immigrant 5. UMASS AMHERST...
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    School list thoughts/help!? 3.6 cGPA, 3.5 sGPA, 512 MCAT, SES disadvantaged (FAP)

    Here are my stats: ORM, SES disadvantaged, Illinois resident 3.6 cGPA, 3.5 sGPA 506 -> 512 MCAT 600 clinical hours 60 hours shadowing 500 hours in an elected (unpaid) leadership position 70 hours hospital volunteering 300+ hours designing apparel 1000+ working part time during school + breaks...
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    Nontrad (3.66/521) - WAMC + School List Help

    Basically, I'm looking for both a general WAMC and some ideas of low- and mid-tier schools to add to my list, which I think is too top-heavy for my cumulative GPA, lack of pubs/posters, and low service hours. Not really interested in TMDSAS or DO schools. All advice welcome! Background...
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    WAMC/School List for Non-Trad MD/PhD Applicant

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    WAMC/School List for Non-Trad MD/PhD Applicant

  18. Luna25

    Nontrad 3.58 cGPA, 520 MCAT

    Hi everyone! I'm a nontraditional student planning to apply MD this cycle. Would love thoughts on my school list. cGPA: 3.58 sGPA: 3.56 PostBac GPA: 3.74 MCAT: 520 (129/130/129/132) Disadvantaged, ORM State of Residency: Colorado, ties to Oklahoma (grew up there) and Texas (lived there for...
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    WAMC/Need input with school list

    I would be so appreciative for a WAMC and if someone could tell me if my school list seems appropriate! I have 40ish on the list and might apply to all. 3.75 GPA, 3.78 sGPA, 524 MCAT, ORM, FL resident 400 hrs research, divided between 2 labs, no pubs 200 hrs tutoring English 200 hrs...
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    WAMC/School List. Low ECs

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    WAMC/School List Help: 524, 4.0

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    Can rural interest open doors at OOS unfriendly schools?

    Hello all, As the title implies, I have a very great passion for rural healthcare. It’s my main reason for going into medicine, I have a hard time seeing myself practicing in anything other than a rural or rural accessible setting. Growing up in Appalachia in a rural area that was still within...
  23. Koboroko

    WAMC/Help with school list: UCLA undergrad cGPA 3.29, sGPA 3.18, MCAT 524

    Was struggling in undergrad due to depression / undiagnosed ADHD and two terminally ill family members, GPA definitely shows it. That being said, crushed the MCAT while working full-time, 100% confident I can succeed in med school. Having a really hard time constructing a school list though...
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    WAMC: 520/3.9+, Low EC's

    Looking for general guidance and school list advice. At the moment, my top choice is the Jacobs School of Medicine (Buffalo). Aside from that, I am happy with any school - but the closer to NY the better. Don’t really care about rank stuff, just would prefer not to take a gap year. I plan to...
  25. chamchi

    WAMC/Help with school list? (low uGPA, decent smp and mcat)

    Hello, I am applying this upcoming cycle. I am finishing up my SMP in a few weeks. I am ORM & Californian resident. I am crafting my school list and was looking for any feedback. Stats: uGPA: 3.3 SMP GPA: 3.96 MCAT: 519 (fairly even breakdown) ~250 non-clinical volunteering hours (the past 80...
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    WAMC/School List: 518/4.0, low ECs

    cGPA: 4.0 – sGPA: 4.0 MCAT: 518 (130/127/131/130) State of residence: Wyoming Ethnicity and/or race: ORM Undergrad institution: state school, microbiology Clinical experience: will have 100+ hours as a medical assistant (doesn't included projected FT work), ~100hrs hospital volunteer Research...
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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...
  28. madamemichaelscott

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    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...
  30. mr_ravioli

    MD .

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    WAMC/School List

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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...
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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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    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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    [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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    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...