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...
Hello! Needed some advice and didn’t know who else to ask, so thanks in advance!
1. cGPA: 3.97, sGPA: 4.0 (slight upward trend, only had some mistakes in my first year)
2. MCAT: 510 127/127/127/129
3. Residency: CA.
4. Ethnicity and/or race: Chinese (fluent in mandarin)
I know that there are hundreds to thousands of posts similar to this on reddit and I am sure many of you are annoyed by these kinds of posts, so I apologize in advance. I am working on a list of programs currently and after meeting with an IM attending at my school (mid-tier school in...
Date of submission: First week of June 2019
Overall GPA: 3.58
Science GPA: 3.44
Bio-Chem-Physics GPA: 3.52
DAT score (include AA and all sections): PA: 20 / QR: 17 / RC: 19 / BO: 20 / GC: 21 / OC 20 / TS: 20 / AA: 19
State of Residence: Minnesota
Undergrad Attended: RIT
So I am currently and junior majoring in Neuroscience and History with a minor in Chemistry and Religious Studies at the University of Pittsburgh, but I am from South Carolina.
I am currently deciding whether I should plan on applying directly into medical school or whether I should do like...
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My uGPA is 3.3 (2.9 sGPA) I graduated with an SMP gpa of a 3.6 with 1 C. I had an upward trend where the last two semesters I took 15 credits each and earned As to make up for the C. I have solid ECs and I'm currently studying for my MCAT. I know an overall 3.6 isn't great but could it make up...
I am currently an intern at a teaching hospital and am very conflicted as to whether I would enjoy being an MD or nurse more. Before I give the prospect of becoming an MD/DO any further thought, I want to know if I even have a chance. Unlike others, I currently do not have a...
Hello! Long time lurker on SDN, but first time posting...I feel like I have had an unusual pre-med experience so I wanted other's opinions!
I began college as a communications major at a local college and decided to go into medicine after completing my freshman year. From there I changed major...
Hello, I was wondering what my chances for getting into medical school.
I am a 20-year-old Hispanic female about to graduate with my bachelors in July.
I have 200+ shadowing hours (of different specialties and professions)
I am president of a club
I have done 2 medical mission trips
I have 200+...
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Currently, I am approaching the end of my 1st year in a PhD doing research in an inorganic chemistry lab. Prior to me joining this program I was in pre-med in undergrad and I have 2 years of working as a scribe in an ER...
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cGPA 3.80 sGPA 3.69
First mcat 501 (127/122/127/125)
Second mcat 504 (128/120/127/129)
My 3 aamc practice exams were all exactly 507 i really don’t know what happened. I know you are supposed to retake when you are ready, I never ever scored...
I'm currently going to apply to medical school for the next cycle and I need some help coming up with a school list! Im looking into about 25-30 schools both MD & DO. If anyone could help, that would be great. Thanks!
University: Small Liberal Arts University...
I'm a black female URM hoping to get into a top 20 MD school. I'm currently in the undergraduate program (graduating in a year) but am wondering what are my chances BUT ALSO WHAT MCAT SCORE I SHOULD AIM FOR upon graduation in about a year. Here is what I have or anticipate having by the...
Hello everyone this is my first time posting, so if this is in the wrong section please let me know!
I am a socal asian male.
I attend a Cal State University. Molecular Bio/Biotech with a minor in Chemistry
My cumGPA is 3.75 (possibly 3.77, waiting on possible grade change)
My scGPA is 3.71...
BCM Gpa 3.59
AO GPA: 3.88
I haven't taken the MCAT but what would be a good score for such GPA? I have one more year before I apply to medical school and I'm hoping to raise both GPA's by then.
I have over +200 Hrs of volunteer work
+3 Years of research ( working on my 3rd...
I decided to write this post because I am unclear about how to best improve my application for my next cycle (if necessary, hopefully won’t be but probably will be) as I believe I have multiple identifiable weaknesses, and any advice would be much appreciated! Here is my current...
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Thank you for your thoughtful answers, I have a better understanding of where I stand at this point.
I am applying next summer to MD schools, and would like some advice/opinions/guidance on what schools I...
Hi this is the first time I'm writing a post like this. I'm wanting to know what MCAT score to absolutely shoot for to have a fighting chance. I know my GPA is on the lower end my my ECs are pretty solid.
I calculated my cGPA and sGPA w/ a AMCAs calculator excel sheet I found on here (hopefully...
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Hey everyone! New user here. I plan on applying next cycle. What do you think my chances are of getting in on my first try with these stats?
cGPA and sGPA as calculated by AMCAS or AACOMAS: 3.69 and 3.56
MCAT score(s) and breakdown: 504 (123 C/P; 128 CARS; 124 B/B; 129 P/S)
State of residence...
My concern is my pretty subpar EC's.
I graduated May 2015 with a GPA=3.82, science=3.88. I tutored for 2 years while going to school but that's about the extent of my work.
Did a summer research gig between junior and senior year.
Since graduating I worked as a home health aide since I was...
There seems to be similar threads of this nature in other disciplines so I figured I'd start one (unless one exists that I haven't found) for Public Health.
Success stories: accepted into graduate school despite what seemed like insurmountable odds (i.e. getting into "higher" ranked- or any for...
I'm debating whether or not to start the process to try to go into medicine. I never really considered it before, I always just assumed I wasn't smart enough, but it's kind of a bug that keeps coming back to me...
My undergrad is in Mechanical Engineering but my GPA is very poor (2.9), I went...
Year in school: Post-Bacc (Finance Bacc)
Country/state of residence: WAMMI State
Schools to which you are applying:
George Washington University Medical School
Georgetown University School of Medicine
Ok, so where do I begin....
I am a lower senior in my college and would like to go into medical school. Some facts about me,
I was academically dismissed from my college during what would've been my first semester of my junior year ( two years ago). I've always been a good student but went...
Here are the stats that AACOMAS calculated:
I'm an EMT and phlebotomist and have over 2000 hours of clinical experience.
I have 3 strong letters of recommendation and about ~100 hours of volunteer work.
I also worked my way through college.
Oh, and I'm a white...
Hello new to SDN and just want to get some clarification on schools to dream about and advice. I am going into my jr. Year with cgpa of 3.46 and a sgpa ~3.3. I have not taken th mcat yet but have already started studying. I have been doing research with a professor since freshman year and have...
Hi people! I'm considering my options and want to know what schools I'd be able to look at with my current stats. I'm considering a 5th year and would like some advice.
State school - Biology Major (with lots of upper division biology classes and some business, computer science, and liberal...
Undergraduate: Loyola University Chicago
Major: Molecular Biology
Graduation Year: 2016
MCAT: 514 (Chem and Phys: 127, Bio: 130 CARS: 130 Psych: 127)
GPA:3.75 (I hit a rough patch with the first semester of organic chemistry and...
I just received my MCAT score today: 127/124/129/129 (509 total.) With my CARS inconsistency, should I continue to apply this cycle? Currently, my application is "ready for review," and I've started prewriting secondaries.
Additional information: 3.64 cGPA and 3.55 sGPA with...
B.S. Human Bio
3.7 gpa 509 MCAT (126 chem/phys, 127 CARS, 129 bio, 127 psych/soc)
180 hours clinical shadowing
200 hours volunteering (150 in developing country)
upcoming orthopedic research added Fall 2017
80+ hours human prosection experience
U of M
60 hours of clinical shadowing
800 hours of research in a neuroscience lab on NSF funded project but never got publications or posters because we couldn't get project to work
150 hours hospital volunteering
120 hours of volunteering at halfway house
This is my full schools list:
1. University of Maryland
2. Johns Hopkins University
3. University of North Carolina
4. Duke University
5. Wake Forest University
6. University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
7. Case Western
8. Drexel University
9. Sidney Kimmel Medical College at...
I'm just looking for advice on additional schools to apply to. I'm currently a FL resident. My undergrad was in molecular bio and I'm finishing my master in neurobiology. I have 300 hours shadowing, 1000+ hours as a medical scribe, 400+ hours volunteering, 2500 hours research and...
recent graduate from Rutgers strongly considering the osteopathic route after having second thoughts on optometry however my cGPA is only a 2.95:thumbdown:, thanks to failing calc twice and receiving a D in pre-calc twice (math just aint my thing) however under the osteopathic science gpa...
I am currently a junior in college doing a science major, as well as a college athlete. I currently have a 3.71 cGPA and a 3.52 sGPA I am planning currently on taking the MCAT towards the end of July. However, I am at a cross roads, I have minimal shadowing (50 hours), and minimal volunteering...
I was wondering if a post bacc is worth it? My current GPA is a 3.53 and I think my sGPA is around a 3.2. I'm planning on taking the MCAT next July/August. This means that I would enroll in a post bacc program for the fall. Is it worth it?
I am a rising senior, applying to med school this summer. I am trying to figure out my list of schools that I will be applying to. I have a draft, but I'm not sure if it is well-balanced and such. Let me know what you all think.
Here are my qualifications:
GPA: 3.9 (Biology Major)...