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    First time applicant - taking gap year 3.88 GPA/519 MCAT

    cGPA and sGPA: 3.88/3.76 MCAT score: 519 with 128/128/131/132 State of residence or country of citizenship (if non-US): NC resident - recently a permanent resident but Canadian citizen Ethnicity and/or race: Asian Indian Undergraduate institution or category: Large Public school - top 40 school...
  2. P

    WAMC/School List Help (FL Resident Non-Trad URM)

    Hi all... just got my mcat score back and I haven't stopped crying lol (i'm dramatic) - Non-trad applicant, FL resident, URM - MCAT total: 502 (123/126/126/127) **my CP has never been that low on any practice exam, however I did run out of time on test day leaving 6+ questions blank and it's...
  3. J

    WAMC Help me with my school list

    Hi guys, I am pretty clueless about all this. I spent the past two days doing a deep dive over almost every OOS schools (since I am applying to all Texas schools) and came up with this list. I know my research is too minimal but I wanted to at least shoot my shot at some high tiers. I tried to...
  4. jstkeepswimming

    WAMC/School List/Non-Trad Reinvention

    REPOST DUE TO MULTIPLE UPDATES. Hello, I am looking for some advice on a school list/things to add or change. I am a California resident and an ORM. GPA: GPA/Hours (this is my BCPM gpa, my everything else included cgpa is very close to this one, 3.04). I took 60 credit hours in my post-bacc...
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    WAMC: 514, 3.79, TN Resident, ORM

    Thank you all for your help. I have limited resources cGPA 3.79 (w/ upward trend) & sGPA 3.8 514 131/127/128/128 (509 first attempt) Tennessee Resident White Male Undergrad - private nothing special. Graduated May 2022 600 hours as full time present medical assistant by the time I apply About...
  6. klaw0311

    WAMC: 3.94/505, ORM, FL Resident w/ decent ECs

    Hello SDN, I need help here to see what are my chances for MD and DO programs based on what I have listed below. My mission fit is to enhance healthcare access and outcomes for diverse and underserved communities as I feel all my experiences here line up along it. I would like a list of MD and...
  7. B

    WAMC NONTRAD 3.75/521 12 yrs since undergrad

    Hi SDN Community, I am humbly asking for some honest advice and insight. I am 34 years old. Despite five attempts (yes, I know) to get into medical school starting in 2015, I have not been successful. I graduated from UC Berkeley back in 2012. My last MCAT score from August 2020 was 521 (98th...
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    WAMC 510/3.7x

    cGPA and sGPA as calculated by AMCAS or AACOMAS: cGPA is 3.7x and will update after May 1 MCAT score(s) and breakdown. Include all (non-voided) attempts. 510 (128/128/126/128) July 2023 State of residence or country of citizenship (if non-US) CA Ethnicity and/or race Asian Undergraduate...
  9. A

    WAMC? 5 years since undergrad, strong peds background

    !!! PLEASE DO NOT QUOTE !!! cGPA: 3.15 sGPA: 2.9 (not officially calculated... could use help calculating for AMCAS/AACOM) MCAT 510 (127/127/128/128) taken Jan 2023 Arizona resident White/F/27 years old Undergraduate: BS Biology from University of Arizona, 2019 Clinical experience (volunteer...
  10. B

    WAMC/School List 514/3.89

    Hi! Looking for help with my school list and general thoughts on my chances. I applied almost 2 years ago (2022-2023 cycle) to only 7 schools and had one interview at Iowa, my state school. I had a post-rejection call with them and they told me my interview went well, they would've just like...
  11. trueheater43

    WAMC/School list

    23 ORM. CA resident MCAT history: Sept 2022: 500 (125/125/125/125) May 2023: 508 (125/125/130/128) Mar 2024: 507 (129/125/125/128) cGPA is 3.38, BCPM GPA is 3.16. BCP GPA is 3.24. No upward trend, my GPA fluctuated a lot over the last 2 years. Graduated college about 6 months ago. ECs...
  12. B

    WAMC NONTRAD with 520/3.5sGPA in CA Need help with school list

    Hi Everyone, I'm a non trad hoping to apply this next cycle. I have been combing msars trying to build a school list but it has been difficult with my lopsided stats. Stats Undergrad cGPA 3.0 (in Environmental Studies). CC Post Bac GPA 4.0.Overall cGPA: 3.48. Overall AMCAS sGPA 3.504. Overall...
  13. O

    WAMC (waitlist edition)

    Hello all! I applied this previous cycle and wanted to post on here retroactively regarding my chances of getting off waitlist, or advice on if the schools I picked were good choices. I'm a white, female, VA resident. VCU was my undergraduate with a major in chemistry and a minor in Spanish...
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    3.90 GPA, 3.89 sGPA - WAMC

    Can anyone help give me some advice on whether I should retake the MCAT. I recognize that it is probably the biggest red flag of my application, but not sure if I would should retake the MCAT. I am an ORM with 1 state school in my state. If I dont retake the MCAT, are there any schools that...
  15. AnnMarieLastrassi

    WAMC/School list help: MA, URM, Non-trad (cGPA 3.56/sGPA 3.54/ MCAT 520)

    Hey, I am a non-trad applicant and I'm struggling with building a school list. I'm open to suggestions I am not sure what I should do or how competitive I am in general. I have a heavy research background and I've gotten a lot of clinical experience over the last year. I also have a lot of...
  16. Ryan George

    WAMC/School List Help (NJ Resident, 521/3.9)

    Hello everyone, I'd really appreciate it if I could get some feedback on my app, and a rough school list that I made. Summary of Application Biochemistry Major (cGPA: 3.90, sGPA: 3.94) MCAT: 521 (131/127/131/132) NJ Resident, 23 years old ORM: Asian Undergraduate Institution: Stony Brook...
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    WAMC - help please!

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    WAMC/School List High Stats, eh ECs

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    Seeking School List Advice, 522, cGPA 3.97/ WA Res, more details below

    Appreciate all of the help from you guys! sGPA - 3.96 cGPA - 3.97 MCAT 522 Applying as Junior Place of Residence: Washington Undergrad: State School Degree: Neuroscience major & Psych major, Bio minor ORM: White Clinical Work: 200 hours (CNA) Clinical Volunteering: 300 hours hospital...
  20. Rationale22

    WAMC/Reapplicant/School List/Application Advice 3.9/519, ORM, CA

    Hi all, I am thinking of reapplying this cycle, but I'm still waiting on 1WL from an unranked school. That school was the only one I got a II for last cycle. To be fair, I applied extremely top-heavy last cycle, and also applied later in the cycle (~mid August-late September). I was looking for...
  21. IWishICouldPhysics

    MD WAMC (T20s) + School List Help - High Stats, Mid ECs

    Hey! This is a repost, with the personal info removed, sorry for the barrage. I'd appreciate any advice I can get! I'm really struggling with making a school list. cGPA/sGPA: cGPA - 3.98 sGPA - 3.96 MCAT score: 526 (132/130/132/132) State of residence + Undergrad: Can claim TX (gainful...
  22. P

    WAMC/School List (3.87, 521)

    Hi all, I'm currently a senior planning to take a gap year while I apply to MD-PhD programs. I just got my MCAT retake score back, so I was wondering if I could get some feedback on my application and my school list. Thank you! cGPA: 3.87 sGPA: 3.83 MCAT: 516 (129/127/131/129) -> 521...
  23. N

    WAMC/Reapp, MD/DO school list help (3.28/507)

    Background: Me: 27, Asian. Current SD resident (Moved here 4 years ago from CA) Stats: Engineering Major, undergrad in CA. During school, one of my engineering class needed physiology, and I failed twice (F during summer school, then D). Got the D because I found out my engineering class didn't...
  24. O

    Should I take a second gap year? 4.0/525 with strong clinical, but no research/leadership.

    Context: I had no idea what I wanted to do with my life during college, and I basically wasted those 4 years. I never had to take anatomy, but I took it for fun my senior year, and halfway through my last semester of college something clicked and I realized that I want to be a doctor. I've spent...
  25. D

    WAMC - 2nd Application Cycle Low GPA

    22, M, Resident of WICHE State, 2nd application cycle Last cycle I applied to Arizona, Kansas, Washington, Colorado, WesternU and have heard back from all except for western. I was waitlisted at Washington State as a WICHE student but was denied WICHE funding. Otherwise I was rejected from all...
  26. S

    WAMC - 3.79/ 507/ NY ORM ASIAN

    Hello! I just got my MCAT grade, which is a bit sad, but if you could help me change school lists or add them, it would be amazing! My MCAT grade is a red flag, and I am also worried a lot (128,126,126,127), and I plan on applying to max 30 MD schools! ORM Female Asian NY resident. I'm a senior...
  27. jstkeepswimming

    WAMC/School List/Non-Trad Reinvention Reapplicant

    Hello, I am looking for some advice on my chances and what else I can do to improve. I am a California resident and an ORM. I am reposting as I secured a new job and am looking for more opinions. GPA: GPA/Hours (this is my BCPM gpa, my everything else included cgpa is very close to this one...
  28. O

    WAMC/School List Help: 4.0 GPA, 525 MCAT, weak ECs

    Is this too top heavy given I have zero research? Which should I absolutely not apply to, and what are some good OOS friendly mid-tiers I add? Reach/Probably Unrealistic: NYU, Mayo, Northwestern, Sinai, Michigan, UVA, Baylor, UTSW, UT San Antonio, Kaiser Feasible: Emory, Brown, Einstein...
  29. glitterwitch666

    WAMC/School List, 3.5/508/CA resident/re-app

    Hi everyone! Returning to SDN from an unsuccessful application cycle from 2021-2022 year (all pre-II R). While I work on solidifying applications, I'm looking for overall general advice on school lists and answers to a few specific questions. Any and all help appreciated :) Demographics: white...
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    WAMC

    GPA: 4.0 MCAT: 503–>508 Oklahoma Resident 200 hours with family med 100-150 hours in ER in Spain (in progress) 100 hours in cancer center community volunteering about 200 hours D1 athlete Study Abroad Experience Planned Cancer Research in the Fall Student Instructor for lower level and...
  31. P

    WAMC, Texas Resident 3.67/514

    Hello everyone! This is my first time posting so sorry in advance if I do anything incorrectly. For some background, I currently attend UW-Madison and I plan on applying this upcoming cycle. I was hoping for some advice in terms of school list and any holes in my app. Texas Resident Major...
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    I did nothing - can it be made up for?

    Title. For over a year after my graduation in 2020 (philosophy BA), I did essentially nothing. I can cite environmental factors, like COVID-19 and depression, or not having a car (or meaningful public transportation where I live), or the fact that I hadn't yet decided to switch tracks, but that...
  33. jstkeepswimming

    WAMC/School List/Non-Trad Reinvention Reapplicant

    Hello, I am looking for some advice on my chances and what else I can do to improve. I am a California resident and an ORM. GPA: GPA/Hours (this is my BCPM gpa, my everything else included cgpa is very close to this one, 3.04). A little background: I was just an unfocused student and a...
  34. hcampo

    WAMC - Non Trad 1st Time Applicant

    Hey y’all! I’m finally applying to vet school this cycle after a few very long few years and hoping to get some direction as to where I should apply and what I should expect realistically to happen. My story/extenuating circumstances: I was diagnosed with PTSD my sophomore year of undergrad...
  35. P

    Questions about MSW degree / social worker career

    Hi everyone, I apologize in advance for the lengthy post, but I'm seeking advice as someone who has recently decided to abandon the PhD dream and pursue an MSW instead. I've always known deep down that clinical work was more my passion than research. Upon re-evaluating my true intentions, I...
  36. S

    WAMC: ORM-Splitter 3.5 GPA/519 MCAT

    Hi, I’m applying 2024-2025 cycle and I’d love some feedback on my app! Let me know if I should remove or add certain schools. I'm not really research-oriented or have a research-heavy app so I tried to pick schools that reflect that. Basic info: ORM, Ohio resident, State school for undergrad...
  37. A

    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...
  38. J

    WAMC? First-time applicant c/o 2029, GPA Concerns (Whole Application + Lots of Questions!)

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    WAMC: 3.88/3.81 cGPA/sGPA, 523 MCAT

    PLEASE DO NOT QUOTE THIS MESSAGE 3.88 cGPA/3.81 sGPA (slight downward trend during senior year) 523 MCAT (130, 130, 131, 132) FL, strong ties to IL (born and raised) Asian and African (I look mostly Asian) Large T10 Public State School Clinical Experience: 400 Total! 175 hours as a hospital...
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