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  1. dirtyscrubsandmessyhair

    RVC vs SGU vs Edinburgh

    Hello all! I could really use some advice on which school to go to. I got waitlisted for my in-state school and will figure out where I am on the waitlist in April. In the mean time I got accepted into three international schools. Due to COVID-19 I had to cancel all of my trips to visit these...
  2. F

    Honest opinions?

    This is ONLY for current and/or past students who attended Medical School in the Caribbean. How did you enjoy it? Pros? Cons? I would like to attend a school in the Caribbean... & then do family medicine residency which is not something super competitive to find residency in...which is why I am...
  3. E

    SGU vs Ross

    Hi everyone, I am having a hard time deciding between the two. I do realize that these may not be the best options presented, but at least they are options. This is my second cycle applying. Last year, I was on the wait list at University of Arizona, but was ultimately denied. I am interviewing...
  4. Q

    SGU 4th year schedule

    Hello SDN! I am trying to plan my wedding between finishing 4th year and starting residency but am having a hard time choosing a date because I can't find any information regarding when 4th year rotations end and when graduation will be for SGU. I was thinking June but was told the graduation...
  5. M

    Any somali in here ?

    hey any somali in here doing MD in SGU grenada please ?
  6. T

    transferring to SGU

    Hey all! I am a current first year student at a Caribbean school and I was thinking about transferring to SGU for my second year. Is this possible? I submitted an application when I was originally applying to schools but got accepted into my current school before I heard back and they ended up...
  7. F

    SGU Interview

    I was invited to interview at SGU less than a week after I applied. Obviously I was thrilled, but I can't help thinking that they don't do thorough file reviews until after interviews or something. Has anyone else experienced this? My interview is next week, so any tips would also be great...
  8. moogly82

    Rocky Vista University (RVU) Acquisition by Saint George University (SGU)

    I'm a first year student at RVU having just started this week. The president of RVU gave an announcement that RVU is being acquired by Medforth, which is the parent company that also owns Saint George University in Grenada. As many of you may know, SGU is the stereotypical Caribbean model for...
  9. NeuroNerdMD

    Stats of Direct Accept vs CFP for SGU

    Hi everyone! For those of you who were accepted to SGU, I was hoping you could list your stats? Were you accepted directly or asked to complete MSAP or CFP? I'm mostly looking for MCAT scores, but if you have your cGPA, sGPA, and/or post-bacc GPA feel free to post those too! Thanks!
  10. S

    Ross or SGU

    Greetings fellow SDN members, I have researched a good amount of posts regarding this topic here and in other well known forum sites. This has provided me with a good amount of information belonging to a time span of about 14 years (2003 to 2017) ranging from how class sizes have gone up...
  11. mochaluca

    Dorming in Grenada

    Hello! I was accepted into the St George's Veterinary Foundation Program for Fall 2018. I am super excited my vet dream is coming true, but I am also very concerned about living somewhere so far from home. I live in the hustle and bustle of NYC and am used to 24/7 delis and having cheap good...
  12. J

    Caribbean Ross/SGU?

    so I didn’t exactly have the best years in undergrad and I’m about to graduate with a 2.81 GPA EC’s are great with internships with surgeons at MD Anderson and all of that Worked in ER for the past 3 years at a level 1 trauma hospital, etc etc LOR are solid as well Haven’t taken the MCAT yet but...
  13. U

    SGU vs. Ross vs. AUC for hurricanes?

    Hi - anyone know if sgu is as likely to get hit by hurricanes as other caribbean schools? I'm trying to get in touch with someone who works there to ask this question, but I thought I'd see if anyone here knows. Having to move midway through school sounds like a nightmare.
  14. I

    SGU- MSAP

    Hey! I got accepted to term 1 2018 on the condition that I pass the MSAP. Has anyone completed this program and are willing to give advice and share info. Thanks!!
  15. I

    SGU MD admission

    Does anyone have an idea of how the admissions process works at SGU ( pre and post interview). Do they look at your grades before granting the interview? If so then what is the reason for the committee meeting AFTER interview to decide whether you are accepted or not.
  16. W

    sgu c/o 2022

    I wanted to start a thread for applicants to St George's class of 2022. Keep updated on when people have been accepted and what's next. Enjoy.
  17. RogueBanana

    IMGs are going to "Save Medicine"

    Article shared by a friend who recently got accepted to SGU and loves to post about it on Facebook: 5 reasons why IMGs will save U.S. health care Worth a read if you want a laugh
  18. D

    Low gpa, alright MCAT; chances at Caribbean schools?

    So, myy GPA is a 2.92 cum, 2.7 sci. and my mcat is 505(28 on the old one). I just finished sending in my transcipts, letters of rec etc. to St. George, AUC and Ross. Because of my low gpa, I was wondering what are my chances of getting into these schools(non MERP). For EC's they're above...
  19. D

    Low GPA, Decent MCAT:Carribean school chances?

    So, myy GPA is a 2.92 cum, 2.7 sci. and my mcat is 505(28 on the old one). I just finished sending in my transcipts, letters of rec etc. to St. George, AUC and Ross. Because of my low gpa, I was wondering what are my chances of getting into these schools(non MERP). I know my mcat is above...
  20. D

    BIG 4 Decision SGU Ross AUC Saba My Opinion On Which To Go To Written 10/2016

    JUST WHAT I'VE GATHERED, THIS IS NOT FACTUAL I am accepted at all of the Big 4. I have done a lot of research, been to info sessions, the works and heres what I've come up with. They are all very similar, but its a big decision to make, so I want to put everything I can into it. I hope this can...
  21. C

    AUA vs SGU

    Which school is better to attend? I know tuition cost so much more at SGU vs. AUA. AUA now allows students to get federal aid. Which school has better residency placements? Has anyone attended AUA?
  22. H

    Chances for SGU medical

    I just got my mcat score back and am pretty disappointed. I only received a 495. I have good research history and have publications. Also have good letters of recommendations from doctors and doctor shadowing. Overall GPA=3.3 sGPA= 3.49 Is there any chance SGU will take me in for 2017 January...
  23. M

    Emotional Support Animals at SGU

    Hello, I'm a first term vet student at St. Georges University and I was wondering if anyone had any experience with getting an emotional support animal here. I'm not sure how traveling internationally with an ESA works. My flight is currently booked to go through the Port of Spain and I'm...
  24. J

    IMG (SGU) transfer to US school or drop out?

    I have a pretty long back story, but the gist of my question is this: I'm currently an IMG (St. George's) debating dropping out and returning to the US and either applying to a US medical school if possible or doing a masters program and possibly attempting medical school later. So I'm...
  25. C

    Caribbean Medical School or US Physician Assistant Program

    Hey all, Would you recommend Caribbean medical school (SGU, ROSS, AUC, SABA) or a US PA Program? A little info regarding my specific circumstances: I graduated with a BA Psych and Minor Bio (bioI/II, chem I/II, anatomy, physio, neuroscience, invert zoo, vert zoo, pharmacol) with a 3.95...
  26. nickgouv

    Financing SGU School of Veterinary Medicine for Canadian Students

    Hi, I am an applicant for SGU School of Veterinary Medicine and I have spoken with a few financial institutions regarding funding. The maximum amount being offered to me is CA$110,000. Has any Caribbean Veterinary Student from Canada managed to get more funding than what is being offered to...
  27. H

    Can anyone tell me if I have a chance at SGU medical?

    Hi, I am a senior graduating in December 2016. My GPA as of now is only 3.2. I also did retake a 2 science classes. I really cannot afford to spend any more time retaking classes since I am already graduating late. I took a practice MCAT without any studying and only got a 501. I am currently...
  28. neurome

    SGU January Class 2017

    Hi Everyone, I know it is still a bit early in the game but i am so excited about this next phase of our lives. This thread is to provide an avenue for students who have been accepted into the January 2017 entering class at SGUSOM to interact before a Facebook page pops up for us. I have been...
  29. truckboat

    Surgical Sales Rep Accepted into SGU, Wanting a Psych or Family Medicine Residency- is SGU Right?

    Hello All, This forum is absolute gold. I appreciate the information, thank you for offering this much value to the process. Quickly, my stats: MCAT: 492 GPA: 3.69 Background: Have worked in orthopedic/spinal implant sales since 2005. I wanted to get into a psychology grad program to get...
  30. Girth

    Why so many matches for SGU?!?!

    If it is so hard to get into residencies as a IMG or FMG, and if Caribbean schools suck so bad, why do so many students from SGU match to residencies like neurology, anesthesiology, radiology, and internal medicine? If you look up there match list on their website, you'll notice that a large...
  31. C

    SGU Term 2

    Hello all Right now, I'm in a downward spiral with my negative thoughts. I just finished term 1 at SGU with less than desirable scores. I didn't fail any courses, but I also don't have a 75% WMPG. I feel like, if this is how term 1 went, how will I survive the rest of the terms? This might be a...
  32. T

    Any chance at SGU?

    Hello everyone, I wanted to ask if anyone knows if I have any chance at acceptance at SGU? Thank you! -grades- undergrad cGPA: 3.35 sGPA:3.0 1st semester graduate GPA: 4.0 expected approximately cGPA after 2nd semester grad: 3.7-3.8 MCAT 1st attempt: 19 2nd attempt: will be...
  33. HopefulDoc91

    SGU vs DO

    So I recently was accepted to St. George's in the Caribbean, and they want my deposit soon. I still have 4 DO schools to hear back from, and I want to avoid going to the Caribbean. My GPA is 3.4, MCAT 496. I'm pretty sure it's because of my low MCAT score that I'm not getting accepted to DO...
  34. missnashvilletime

    Jobs in Grenada

    Hi guys! I searched the threads but didn't find anything pertaining to my question. I am awaiting to hear back from a couple vet schools, but this is my 3rd cycle so I'm beginning an application to SGU for fall 2017 so I can be in a school for sure by the time my MS here at A&M is finished. So...
  35. M

    St. Georges large animal?

    Hey guys, I've got a big decision to make and 'm looking for some advice! I applied to vet school this cycle and have officially been rejected from everywhere except St. Georges. I'm most interested in large animal medicine and was wondering how much large animal experience you get. I'm not sure...
  36. tikamed

    SGU Charter Foundation BOOKS/PREP 2016

    I have been accepted to the SGU Charter Foundation program and reading all the threads has made me a little nervous because of my little background in the courses I will be taking. I went and got the books for the program ( I was able to get them for cheap) and started looking through them...
  37. C

    Chances of DO vs. Caribbean?

    After having done lots of research on IMG (St George) and DO residency matches as well as all the other stuff affiliated with that, I'm now reconsidering mainland MD simply because I don't think I have the test scores for it. But now I'm wondering, how likely is an acceptance to each? cGPA -...