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  1. true_royal

    WAMC & School list - 3.79/516 ORM applicant

    I posted here a little while ago and got some good school list feedback. Now that the AMCAS page is open and I'm starting to finalize my list of schools, I wanted to post one more time with my updated list just to get some last second feedback. Here's the overview for my application this year...
  2. L

    MD Help me decide school list. gpa 3.97 mcat 524

    Hey everyone, thanks for taking the time to read this! Any input would be awesome. Unsure how well I chose these schools (feel like it could be too top heavy, but unsure). Any recommendations would be sweet! State: CA Ties: Undergrad in Michigan URM: AA Male Year: Graduate Spring 2022...
  3. T

    WAMC- School List Help (3.6/513)

    Hey, everyone! I could use some help with my school list. I have MSAR, but I'm a little lost with how to use it and where I should apply/not apply. My application focuses on rural medicine and I would like to work in rural or underserved communities. Thank you in advance for any help...
  4. C

    WAMC uGPA 3.2x/PostbaccGPA 3.9x/ MCAT: 516

    Hey everyone thanks for taking the time to help me out! I'm a non-trad with a low GPA but solid upward trend (last 5 semesters: 3.75, 4.0, 3.80, 3.91, 3.93) and a decent MCAT score. I would really like to attend an MD school, I know my uGPA is low, but I hope my more recent grades and MCAT will...
  5. B

    WAMC/ Ivy + URM/ 520 MCAT/ UPWARD TREND

    Hi! I'm creating this post to shed some light onto what schools/how many schools I should apply to? And if I should apply to DO as well: I'm really nervous about this process and worried my GPA is holding me back as compared to my peers and their 4.0s. Do i even have a shot at T20? T10? Some...
  6. S

    TEXAS WAMC URM non-trad major 3.89/512

    cGPA and sGPA: 3.89/3.95 -> Mechanical Engineering undergrad MCAT score(s) and breakdown: 512 128/129/126/129 State of residence or country of citizenship (if non-US): Texas Ethnicity and/or race: Mexican, fluent in Spanish Undergraduate institution or category: Private engineering university...
  7. chimericantigenreceptor

    WAMC / School List Help for Decent, Well Rounded Applicant 517 MCAT

    Please help with my school list / chance me for my schools! Thank you guys so much!! Me: -White male (Eastern European) -First-generation -NY state resident -Ivy undergrad -Human Bio Major + Health Policy Minor Stats: cGPA: 3.91 (my school has A+’s) (extremely strong upward trend: F: 3.9 S...
  8. thoughtexterminator

    Where all should I apply?

    Trad applicant Asian 3.63 cGPA 3.54 sGPA 512 MCAT C/P: 130 CARS: 126 B/B: 127 P/S: 129 state of residence: LA Major: History Experiences/Activities: 100+ hours of shadowing 100+ hours working in a research lab (no publication though) 100+ hours serving as a crisis text line counselor...
  9. PeonyLeaf

    SoCal Anesthesia WAMC

    (Yes I'm aware there's a WAMC superthread. It hasn't been posted to in months) M3 from the Deep South. Definitely want to get out of the Southeast and have family friends in LA. Loved the area ever since I was a kid and want to go out there for my career. Step 1: 239 Clerkship grades: All...
  10. boulderb

    School List Help Please! 3.99/517

    Hey guys, I'm in need of some help with WAMC and particularly finalizing a school list. I am unsure of whether I have too many reach schools with my somewhat low EC's (especially due to COVID this past year and the fact that I'm 20 and graduating early), and also not sure whether it's worth...
  11. Commiecrusher99

    Please help me with my school list!

    Hello all! I have recently learned a ton since joining SDN. I think I would really benefit if you guys could take a look at my stats and see if my school list looks alright and if I should add/remove any! Stats: PA resident, ORM, T10 Private Liberal Art School Senior Biology major, Biochem...
  12. M

    WAMC Average GPA/Low DAT Score

    Overall GPA: 3.51 Science GPA: 3.26 Bio-Chem-Physics GPA: 3.25 DAT score (include AA and all sections): AA:17 TS:18 RC:17 QR:15 BIO:17 GC:17 OC:19 PAT:18 State of Residence:Florida - GPA experienced a dip my 1st year at university. I did dual enrollment so my freshman year was really my junior...
  13. A

    Rochester v. SUNY Downstate

    University of Rochester Pros Well-ranked school (top 40?) with a great match list Received half in aid --> total cost would be around 160k Enjoy the biopsychosocial model approach/ great research and mentoring opportunities Have close friends that already attend the school, and also enjoyed the...
  14. S

    MD WAMC/School List Help (3.9X GPA/52X)

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  15. P

    MD & DO WAMC 3.8 GPA/505 MCAT MD and DO

    Hello, I am planning on applying to both MD and DO schools this coming cycle (2021-2022) and appreciate any and all advice on what my chances are/school list! Ethnicity: Indian State: CA cGPA: 3.85 Science GPA: 3.75 Expected MCAT score: 505 Undergraduate: UC Irvine Research: 1 year...
  16. J

    School list feedback? URM 4.0/523

    sGPA: 4.0 cGPA: 4.0 MCAT: 523(132,129,130,132) State of Residence: NJ Ethnicity/Race: Latino Undergraduate: Top 50 school Clinical Experience: 150 hrs inpatient nursing unit volunteer, 40 hours vaccine distribution center volunteer Research Experience: 150 hours working directly with a...
  17. R

    MD 3.7/515 Reapplicant School List Help

    Hi everyone! I'm anticipating having to reapply the next cycle and I would greatly appreciate advice on a school list (I'm so overwhelmed by all the factors). I graduated from a decent state school (2019) and already took a gap year before applying the first time (2020), so I'll have taken 2...
  18. ramennoodles33

    MD WAMC, School's List - 3.99 GPA, 520 MCAT

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  19. F

    MD & DO WAMC, school list help? c3.45, s3.28, 509

    Hi! Applying for the 2021-2022 cycle. Long time lurker and it's so surreal to finally be posting my own. GPA: c3.45, s3.28(U shaped--high start, low middle, high end). This includes my post-bacc year getting a Certificate in Biomedical Science with a 3.83 gpa in 32 credits of science courses...
  20. H

    WAMC cgpa 3.46 sgpa 3.13, MCAT 504

    Hello, I currently work as a high-school biology teacher at a title 1 school (over 95% of students are considered economically disadvantaged) and plan on applying to medical schools this coming cycle. I know my GPA is fairly low (possibly even for DO schools) but I have good experiences and...
  21. J

    School List Help

    Hello! I'm new to SDN and looking for some advice with refining my school list. I'm applying for the upcoming 2021-2022 cycle. I'm trying to apply super broadly since I know my GPA/MCAT isn't amazing. I will also be applying to DO schools as well but haven't made that list yet. Please let me...
  22. S

    Pls help me choose schools

    I know ppl might roast me about my stats being good but I have extreme anxiety due to no one believing in that I will get into med school besides like 3 friends (love them so much my support system) and I cry all the time about them lol. I am so anxious I am not competitive enough just because...
  23. L

    WAMC 3.82/524

    Hello! Would appreciate any feedback on my list for the upcoming cycle since I'm not really sure what to be aiming for. Also I'm maybe considering a gap year but unsure if I need one. Thanks! State/Country of Residence: PA Ties to other States/Regions: no URM: ORM female Year in School...
  24. D

    MD WAMC (ORM/3.98/521 and CA Resident)

    Hi everyone, Thank you for checking out this post! This is my first time posting here and I appreciate your time very much. My main question is if my school list is appropriate and if I am a viable candidate for MSTP programs despite not having a publication. State/Country of Residence...
  25. ninam2000

    School List HELP! (4.0/514) / WAMC

    Hi! I am having trouble making a school list for this upcoming cycle. I know my stats are too low for T20s, but I may want to apply to a few. Do people have any suggestions on what I can do to improve my app. Should I retake MCAT? Should I apply next year? GPA: 4.0 (from IVY LEAGUE) MCAT: 514...
  26. P

    OOS List Help: cGPA 3.6, sgpa 3.5, 512 MCAT

    Hey all! Need help getting an idea of what to add to my OOS school list for this upcoming cycle. Meh numbers due to some rough life experiences and an overloaded undergrad, but hoping my dedication to service and underrepresented communities will be noted by schools with a service mission...
  27. D

    WAMC MD-PhD Should I apply this year or wait?

    I have heard from some advisors that it would be better for me to wait until next year to apply for MD-PhD schools because I have very little clinical experience, no patient experience, and no publications in research. I have significant research experience, however. But I have heard from others...
  28. S

    WAMC? When to take DAT?

    Hello, I am currently a junior majoring in Biology with a minor in Chemistry and I am interested in going to dental school. My GPA is very low compared to others; my cGPA is 3.28 and my sGPA is 3.27. I don't have much volunteer hours in the dental field but I have been shadowing a dentist. My...
  29. S

    WAMC Dental Schools... help!

    Date of submission: upcoming cycle Overall GPA: 3.81 Science GPA: 3.5 DAT score: AA 19, no section lower than 19 other than QR 17 State of Residence: West Virginia Undergrad Attended: WVU Major: Exercise Physiology, Health Professions Emphasis Minority? No Reapplicant? No Nontrad? Yes...
  30. A

    Applying Without US-Based Clinical Experience/Shadowing

    Hi! I made the switch to pre-med right after graduating in 2020, so have no pattern of clinical volunteering or shadowing in the US. After graduation 2020 I moved to Africa to work as a non-clinical volunteer at a health clinic, and hope to have around 200 hours of clinical volunteering as a...
  31. L

    WAMC: Class of 2026 Hopeful!!

    South Carolina resident, 20 years old, 1st time traditional applicant Schools I plan to apply to: UGA (contract seat opportunity), Auburn, UPenn, Mississippi State (contract seat opportunity), Florida, Colorado State, Lincoln Memorial, LSU (?), Missouri, Tufts (?) Cumulative GPA: 3.75 Science...
  32. R

    WAMC 3.9/523 School list/Gap year suggestions?

    Do not quote please :) I’m currently trying to plan my two gap years and wondering if anyone has any advice on what to focus on in the coming years. I also started thinking about my school list and was wondering if anyone could provide any feedback. I’m not sure how to balance making a...
  33. testus_2

    Am I ready to apply/how competitive would I be this cycle? WAMC

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  34. S

    Average GPA, Average DAT - what schools should I apply to?

    Hi! I was just wondering if you guys could help me figure out what schools I should apply to this upcoming cycle!! Date of submission: will apply June 2021 cycle Overall GPA: 3.72 Science GPA: 3.42 (got a C+ from Genetics :cryi:) Bio-Chem-Physics GPA: 3.50 DAT score (include AA and all...
  35. Jaggar

    WAMC at DO schools?

    As mentioned, what are my chances at DO schools? (I would apply in June 2021) Canadian resident and citizen cGPA: 3.232 (no upward or downward trend at all over the years) MCAT: first - 510, second one was 523 - 131/130/130/132 with CARS being 130 36 hours volunteering at blood donation...
  36. D

    Low class rank, low boards IM chances?

    a family member of mine wants to know his chances for a IM residency He is a USMD from low tier med school Bottom quartile around 2.85 gpa if that matters he struggle a bit his pre clinical year two HP (peds and IM) all rest P in clearkship step 1 195-200 2 pubs 6 poster 2 oral presentation...
  37. S

    Advice on post-bac application | cGPA 3.8, sGPA 3.6 | Clinical Research Background |

    I would really appreciate some advice on applying to post bacs. After working in clinical research a few years, I decided in Aug 2020 to apply to post bacs and pursue med school. I have applied to 2 programs - Scripps and Goucher - and am working on the essays for Bryn Mawr, Johns Hopkins, and...
  38. O

    WAMC? Non traditional but with some life experience and accomplishments.

    When I was ten years old I had an extremely complicated, incredibly dangerous, and forever impactful surgical operation. It was an appendicitis. Okay, fine, it's probably the most routine surgical operation that exists in medicine. But as a very very sick ten year old, that was how I viewed it...
  39. I

    WAMC | cCGPA 3.4 | sGPA 3.3 | 515 MCAT | URM

    Hello all, Looking for help with making a school list, so any advice will be greatly appreciated. Here are my stats and a little bit of basic info. cGPA: 3.4 sGPA: 3.3 Grad GPA: 3.8 (so far) I still have one more year to go. MCAT: 115, not overly happy about it but not terribly bummed...