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    WAMC c/o2028 or c/o2029 - bad first transcript, little experience

    Hi everyone! I’m an Indiana resident, non-traditional, first time applicant. I’m not sure if I should apply for C/O 2028 or wait until C/O 2029 application cycle. The schools I’m interested in are Purdue, Mizzou, Michigan State, and Ohio State. Cumulative GPA: 3.59 science GPA: 3.1 last 45...
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    WAMC / School List Help: 3.40 GPA / 512 MCAT

    Hello everyone! I am planning on applying this cycle, I would greatly appreciate any help or advice. I am unsure about my school list and would love any suggestions. Do I have a good amount of clinical experience or should I add more to round out my application? Do I need more research? cGPA...
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  5. YoungDaggy

    (WAMC) No IIs 2023 Cycle, Reapply this year or wait until 2024?

    Graduated in Spring 2022 with a 4.00 GPA; currently taking a gap year. I took the MCAT twice (never did CARS practice): 503 (129/121/126/127) in 04/21; ran out of time at the end of C/P and skipped ~4.5 CARS passages. I didn’t really study for it and took it during a semester, dumb mistake I...
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    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 3.89/3.74 514 ORM Reapplicant

    cGPA/sGPA : 3.89/3.74 (got bodied by physics 2) MCAT score: 514 State of residence or country of citizenship (if non-US): OH Ethnicity and/or race: White Undergraduate institution or category: Public state university Clinical experience (volunteer and non-volunteer) 400 hrs volunteering between...
  9. dynamo72

    WAMC 23-24 Cycle, DAT (26 AA 28 TS 23 PAT), cGPA (3.83), need help on school list (clueless)

    Date of submission: aiming June 1st 2023 / asap Overall GPA: 3.83 Science GPA: 3.72 Bio-Chem-Physics GPA: 3.70 DAT score (include AA and all sections): 23 PAT, 24 RC, 27 BIO, 26 GC, 30 OC, 28 TS, 26 AA State of Residence: California Undergrad Attended: University of California, Davis Major...
  10. LuminatorMan

    URM, 3.2 cgpa, 3.8 post-bacc gpa, 504 MCAT

    3.2 cgpa, 2.7 sgpa [3.8 post-bacc gpa (46crs), 3.7 post-bacc sgpa (25crs)] Strong upward trend from my junior spring up until my year and a half of DIY post-bacc work. 5.5 years of undergrad total. My first 2.5 years were horrible. I had non-existent study habits that stemmed from dealing with...
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  12. Hopefulishvet

    WAMC c/o 2028 1st time applicant low GPA

    Hey guys! I’m 24 years old, looking to apply to vet school. I graduated in 2022 with a degree in biology. My grades are pretty bad, in between university strikes (no class for long periods of time), my grandmother dying, Hurricane maria and earthquakes… it’s been hard. So far I’m planning on...
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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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    WAMC and School List Advice: Engineering student with 3.96 GPA, 515 MCAT

    cGPA and sGPA as calculated by AMCAS or AACOMAS: cGPA: 3.96. sGPA: not sure because of all the engineering classes, but around the same as my cGPA. MCAT score(s) and breakdown: 515 overall. 129 CP, 129 BB, 129 CARS, 128 PS. State of residence or country of citizenship (if non-US): New Jersey...
  15. Seldentaleli

    What are my chances? Low gpa, high post bacc

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    WAMC 3.95 gpa 510 MCAT

    cGPA: 3.95 sGPA: 3.88 MCAT: 510 Clinical experience: 1500 hours as a patient care tech Nonclinical volunteering: 200 hours hospital volunteering with non patient contact. 200 hours in a leadership role at a food pantry. Shadowing: 40 hours shadowing a primary care physician. Research: None...
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    Should you bother applying to top med-peds programs if you repeated a year?

    Hi! Posting here because I realized this would probably be the best place to hear from folks. I have seen posts that competitive specialties (derm, ortho, etc) are kind of out of the question if you repeated a year due to not passing exams. I was wondering if people think this holds true for...
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    WAMC/Help with School List, 3.55/512

    Premed family! I am hoping to get some advice—Particularly with some suggestions on scope and where I should truly consider applying for the 2024 cycle (school list assistance and overall guidance). While I do feel like I have a good foundation and like my chances for an acceptance somewhere...
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    WAMC? Texas reapplicant trying to guage how to improve

    Hello! I'm plannin on reapplying again this cycle, so I'm trying to improve my record and figure out what I can do if I have to reapply again :/ State/Country of Residence: TX Ties to other States/Regions: N/A URM? (Y/N): N Year in School: 2018-2022 Undergraduate Major(s)/Minor(s)...
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    WAMC: Should I delay my application? - cGPA: 3.58, sGPA: 3.63

    Hey everyone, I'm in need of some guidance about whether or not I should finish up my DIY Post-Bacc. I was a Statistics major in college back between 2016-2020 and I had taken pre-med courses in college not because I was looking into going to medical school, but to explore my options in...
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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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    WAMC/Help with schools list, 3.6 cGPA, 3.8 sGPA, 511 MCAT, ORM, CA resident

    Hello, trying to clean up schools list for next cycle to pre-write secondaries 1. 3.6 cGPA, 3.8 sGPA, 4.0 post bacc gpa, strong upward curve. 2. 511 total MCAT, 127 CHEM, 127 CARS, 128 BIO, 129 PSYCH 3. CA native, resident 4. ORM, asian 5. Graduated from UC Irvine 6. Tons of clinical...
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    WAMC/School List - ORM, average GPA, very low MCAT (prior to retake)

    Hello! I’d love to start thinking of list of schools based on everything below, as well as what my chances are looking like for this upcoming cycle in June. Major: Business Administration cGPA: 3.8 (including summer CC classes) and sGPA: 3.68 MCAT scores: 503 (retaking this June, but want to...
  24. lavbla

    WAMC Reapplicant 3.81 sGPA/508 MCAT

    Hello all! I applied to 28 schools with secondaries being sent back from July-September (which I regret). Moving forward I plan to prewrite my secondaries to avoid getting burnt out like I did this past cycle. I was hoping for a review of my app to get some advice on what else needs to be...
  25. McLovin_

    WAMC - For DO

    Hey guys, I am applying this coming cycle, primarily to DO schools and my in-state MD. NYS Resident Low SES Non-URM (white) First Gen college student Very small Private UG institution - Low ranked probably Stats: 3.65 cGPA 3.65-3.70 sGPA MCAT: Testing in May, FL's 505-509 with even...
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    WAMC upcoming cycle - low GPA and okay DAT?

    Hi everyone! Thank you so much for taking the time to read my thread, any advices are greatly appreciated! :biglove: Date of submission: next cycle Overall GPA: 3.45 [term GPA: 3.5 - 2.65 - 3.55 - 3.15 - 3.26 - 3.69 - 3.62 - 3.92 - 3.75 - 3.79] Science GPA: 3.38 Bio-Chem-Physics GPA: 3.49 - 2.79...
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    MSTP WAMC + School List Help

    Hello, I plan on applying straight from undergrad (no gap years) in the upcoming 2023 cycle and was wondering if I'm a competitive applicant for MSTP programs. Asian male (Ivy undergrad) Not a minority, low SES, or disadvantaged These stats are projected to the end of my junior year aka time...
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    When should I consider an SMP?

    I am currently in my senior year right now, and my lack of success in the application is worrisome. Under what circumstances should I consider an SMP? I like the idea of having a guaranteed interview after completion of the SMP but there is the possibility I perform just average in the program...
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    WAMC TMDSAS 4.0/517 ORM (2023-24)

    TMDSAS applicant (Texas resident here) 1. 4.0 cGPA and sGPA 2. 517 MCAT 3. TX Residency 4. ORM (Asian) 5. -- 6. Clinical experience: 500 hrs 7. Research Experience: 400 hrs 8. Shadowing: 100 hrs 9. Non-clinical volunteer: 300 hrs Mostly curious about chances at higher stat Texas schools like...
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    WAMC c/o 2027

    24, Female, CA, first-time traditional applicant Degree from UC Davis in Evolution, Ecology, and Biodiversity received in 2021 School list: UC-Davis (IS), Oregon, Tufts, Ohio State, Western(IS) Cumulative GPA: 3.49 science: 3.41 Last 45: 4.00 GRE: verbal - 151(48%), quant - 161(70%), writing...
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    MD & DO WAMC/School List/Last min suggestions 3.7 509

    Hi, looking for some advice. What's the best way for me to maximize my chances at this point in the cycle? Have submitted about half of the MD secondaries. Should I be getting more clinical experience to talk about in interviews or if I don't get in? Do I need to add schools? Any advice...
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    WAMC: Non-Traditional Older Applicant With Highs and Lows.

    Hey there everyone, this is my first post on SDN, so I'll try my best to paint a clear picture. As a non-trad, there's a lot to summarize here. In short, I'm 29, have a master's, and decided to switch careers from industrial design (recently worked on medical device design/development) to pursue...
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    WAMC/School list (URM; disability; nontrad; MPH grad) - MCAT 503 cGPA 3.49 sGPA 3.29

    Hi there, I was wondering if y'all could help me formulate a school list as a non-trad URM with a rather low MCAT score... Background URM, moderate hearing loss (wear hearing aids), and ADHD (not sure if I would disclose this tbh; diagnosed 2nd yr in college) Parents were refugees from the...
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  39. Monica Ahedor

    WAMC 4.0/502/URM University of Oklahoma

    Hi! I know this sounds dumb, but I am only applying to the University of Oklahoma this cycle. I have a scholarship from them that pays for 2.5 years of my tuition. If I get rejected this cycle, I will apply again (because I will still have my scholarship) and apply to other schools as well, but...
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    WAMC - IL resident; Applying this cycle; 3.0 undergrad, 3.7 post bacc, 3.5 SMP; upward trend and 508 MCAT with low CARS subsection

    Nontraditional; 4 yrs out of college 3.0 ish undergrad GPA 3.7 post bacc GPA 3.53 SMP at Georgetown 508 mcat - 127/122 FML/129/130 2000 clinical hrs at least 700+ volunteers hours - mixed clinical and nonprofit work LOR from research professor, nonprofit tutor volunteering org, committee letter...