what are my chances

  1. G

    What are my chances of matching radiology?

    Current M4, graduatingg this may 2022. went unmatched after applying ortho. Step 1 238 step 2 239, 2nd quartile of my class. Mostly HP 3rd year grades, 2 Hs peds and psych. 1 P FM. 3 ortho pubs. 4 projects. Multiple posters, 2 podiums. Plans of doing a research year, not set on where or in what...
  2. Dhudez

    Some advice for 2nd time applicant

    Hey Everyone, Little background about me: Applied to 14 schools back in 2019: 3.4ish oGPA/3.1 sGPA DAT: 18AA/19TS/17PAT 500+ hours of shadowing 500+ hours of volunteering 4 strong LOR's I ended up getting one super late interview in April 2020 which ended up being virtual due to covid. I...
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    I got the help I needed! Thank you so much all!
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    Is Optho Realistic for me?

    Hi! Currently a 3rd year freaking out about grades and being unmatched! Stats are below MS3 at a USMD School Scores: 260 Step 1 Pre Clinical: Did well, All A's Clinical Years: so far Honors in Peds/ OB GYN and High Pass in IM. Neuro AOA: Not sure yet especially with 2 HP already (and in IM of...
  5. gwrightjr90

    Should I still consider medical school?

    Good afternoon, I am very psyched to continue on with my pre-med courses but something was brought to my attention that kind of has me worried. In 2014, I failed to withdraw from a class at my local community college and that has been annotated ion my transcripts. I did not think anything of it...
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    WAMC: Fall 2023 MD.

    First post here so I apologize if I did anything wrong or I formatted incorrectly! I would appreciate any and all advice, the more realistic the better. cGPA: 3.75 (should be 3.8+ by end of Spring 2022 when I graduate) and sGPA of 3.587 MCAT: 510, 78th percentile (128/127/127/128) Ohio Resident...
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    School list help for fall 2023: URM; cGPA: 3.47; sGPA: 3.53; MCAT: 506 (retake). MD only, and possibly MD-PhD?

    Hey, y'all. I finally got my MCAT retake score and went up a whopping 3 points from my 1st (503: 127/121/128/128) so I ended up with a 506 (126/122/129/129). CARs has been my nightmare and given I gave it my all this 2nd try I do not plan to retake and will apply with these stats. I want to...
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    513 mcat 3.6 gpa URM school list help??

    Hey y’all, I’m starting to draft my school list and need some pointers. 513 mcat 3.6 gpa (upward trend with 1 awful semester freshman year) 3 summers of research 4 poster presentations ~150 shadowing hours over 3 specialties Will be getting a clinical job this semester and carrying it on...
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    513 3.6 URM school list help??

    Hey y’all, I’m starting to draft my school list and need some pointers. 513 mcat 3.6 gpa (upward trend with 1 awful semester freshman year) 3 summers of research 4 poster presentations ~150 shadowing hours over 3 specialties Will be getting a clinical job this semester and carrying it on...
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    Messed up 10 years ago, got it together. WAMC AA:19, TS: 20. Illinois.

    PAT:21, QR: 18, RC: 18, BIO:18, GC:19, OC: 23 I’m non-traditional student who really messed up when I first started college in 2010. I understand it’s not an excuse because many have worked and did well in school but I eventually dropped out in 2012 because I was unable to manage my time which...
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    What are my chances of getting into a pa school with a low gpa?

    If my sgpa is 3.1 and cgpa is 3.2. Extreme upward trend in last 2 years. About 1000 hours of research, 4000-5000 hours of PCE and 200 hours of shadowing. I was involved in 6 clubs at my uni. These are my results for the PA-CAT: AP- 521 Bio- 539 Chem- 520 Comp. 523 What are my chances of...
  12. teflon_doc

    Atlantic Bridge (Ireland) Medicine - 2022 Admissions

    Hi pre-meds! I know its a little early, but I wanted to start a thread for the 2022 medicine intake through Atlantic Bridge. Please share a little bit about yourself, your stats, ECs, what schools you're applying to (length of program) etc. It would be nice to get connected with all of you :)...
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    GPA Enhancement??

    Not sure if I should do a post bacc or masters or neither for MD graduated from ucla, Molecular Bio major, applying 2022-2023 cGPA: 3.55 sGPA: 3.37 (AMCAS) CA resident big upward trend from junior to senior year ECs: 1200 clinical (400 unpaid, 800 paid) 2000 clinical research 80 humanities...
  15. Roo12345

    High AA but very low PAT score. What should I do?

    Hi everyone. I need advice on what schools I should apply to and which ones care strongly about PAT scores. Overall GPA: 3.75 Science GPA: 3.8 DAT: 25AA, 24TS, 17PAT :( I am so happy about my DAT score besides the PAT section, I ran out of time and I was completely overwhelmed. I really don’t...
  16. D

    Non-traditional WAMC MD and DO

    So I am applying to both MD and DO schools this cycle. I am a non-traditional student who graduated in 2014, worked a few years, then did a post-bac in 2017-2019. cGPA: 3.2 Post Bac GPA 3.93 (all science classes) sGPA: 3.75 (post bac+undergrad) Note: I know my cGPA is a bit low, but I am...
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    Realistically will I ever get into med school? (Please no sugarcoating)

    Hi - So I'm not going to sugarcoat anything and I don't want you to either. I'm going to tell you my stats and situation. I know getting into med school after this year will be damn near impossible but there's nothing I want more than life than becoming a doctor, and I would like any tips that...
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    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...
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    School list help 3.87/515

    Hey everyone, thanks for taking the time to read this! Any input would be awesome. Unsure how well I chose these school (feel like it could be too bottom heavy, but unsure. Also feel like I may have choose too many “low yield schools”). Any recommendations for schools that aren’t low yield and...
  20. N

    Low GPA and worried!

    Hello, I am a University of Toronto student that holds an American permanent residency (I received acceptance during my sophomore year so I'm currently unable to move to America due to my ongoing education in Canada). I am worried about my chances at medical school and only have 50 hours of...
  21. N

    What are my chances/list of schools to apply to? 3.68 GPA, 518 MCAT

    Hi All, I'm struggling to narrow down the list of schools to apply to given the discrepancy between my mcat and gpa. I'd love some input on what tier level schools to apply to/list of schools to apply to given my stats and background. Demographic/Personal Background: CA resident. female...
  22. ac_lover99

    Help with school list and general insight, cGPA 4.0, sGPA 3.9, Indiana resident

    State/Country of Residence: IN Ties to other States/Regions: Yes, Ohio Year in School: Junior Graduate Degrees (if applicable): N/A Cumulative GPA: 4.0 Science GPA: 3.9x MCAT Score(s): Taking in May, got a 512 on the NS1, goal as of now is 519 Research Experience: 1200 hours relating to health...
  23. M

    Bad Grades + Post-Bacc + Gap Year Advice

    Hi everyone happy new year! Looking for advice on how to spend my gap year(s), fixing holes in my app, and if this post-bacc plan is good. One main issue is grades, especially sGPA, so thought I'd do a post-bacc in my city? The undergrad classes this post-bacc offers are mostly classes I've...
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    What are my chances? How can I improve them?

    Hi, I'm new to forums in general, so I'm not really sure how this works... I'm a senior in undergrad; I'm majoring in biology and minoring in studio art. I plant to take a gap year after graduating so I can gain experience and finish up and pre-requisites before applying. I'm going to list my...
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    What Are My Chances? - Postbac Edition

    Hey everyone, Please see my below stats, hoping for some guidance on my chances of getting into the more competitive postbac programs. sGPA: 2.52 (This is rough, I know, but these classes were all taken over 10 years ago and my grades do trend upward.) cGPA: 3.42 (Undergrad) cGPA: 3.81...
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    MD .

  28. dtugadawg

    Chances of admission

    home state Georgia UGA Junior: 3.91 GPA 3.97 non science and 3.86 Science , 515 MCAT Clinical Shadowing 100 Peds, 40 Ortho, 20 ENT Clinical Volunteering: 1 year: 3-4hours a week (60+ hours, but will continue this next year so around 110 or so on app) In addition, committee leader for large...
  29. clparsnick

    What do I need to fix to get in?

    I'm going into my third application cycle this year for vet school and it's getting to be super draining. I can't seem to get past the waitlist. So if anyone has any recc based on my stats below I would love to hear it! Vet experience: -I am currently an LVT who works in a low cost clinic and...
  30. G

    Seeking advice for my gap years (acquiring additional research experience) -- please advise

    Hi everyone, I am writing today because I am seeking guidance regarding my gap years. I am in a special situation because after trying to decide between a regular MD and an MD/Ph.D., I finally decided to pursue an MD/Ph.D. However, I have only a year of undergrad research--since I transferred...
  31. D

    WAMC interview/accepted into MD program

    First post on here: I graduated last May 2019 with a B.S in Chemistry. GPA: 3.7 1st MCAT(2018): 499 2nd MCAT(2020): 518 Extracurricular Activities: -Shadowing(approx. 100 hours) -Medical clinic Volunteering(approx 150 hours) -3 semesters of independent organic chemistry research; currently...
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    Chem PhD nontraditional with limited clinical experience but otherwise good app - what do you think?

    Hey guys, I’m a non traditional MD applicant looking at applying this May 2020 and I need advice. I have a PhD in chemistry from a top 5 school, lots of research, > 10 publications, GPA 3.8, and have worked the last two years in biotech/pharma consulting. MCAT is in April but have been getting...
  33. halo1789

    Low sGPA, nursing student, 503 mcat

    What are my chances getting into DO school? I live in Mississippi SGPA- 2.7 which is very low I know CGPA- 3.2 I never took physiology in undergrad and only took one anatomy course. i went to an SMP and took medical physiology one and two and got C’s in them because I had no clue about...
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    MD MD

    Thanks for the feeback!
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    WAMC/could someone help with my school list?

    Any schools that belong on most lists?
  36. 2thDoc11

    Pre-Med-->Pre-Dental. Am I on track?

    Thank you for any help with this in advance! I graduated last May from college thinking medical school. I graduated with: cGPA: 3.78 sGPA: unsure but guessing 3.3-3.5 Research hours: 2000 hrs Hospital orderly: 1000 hrs Currently full time CNA for a dermatology clinic and will be there from...
  37. D

    This is where I am at

    Hi everyone hope everyone is doing well, I appreciate you taking the time to read about my situation and I value your input. I am currently technically a senior with 85 credits, according to my school I am an upper junior. Unfortunately I made a lot of mistakes, (bad studying habits, asking...
  38. BenKenobi

    Last Minute School List Additions?

    I completed my application at 28 schools between mid-July and the end of August (list below) and have yet to hear back from any at this time. I understand it is still way too early to stress about IIs just after Labor Day; however, before it is too late to correct any mistakes in my school list...
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    is there hope for me or should I do post bacc or try the caribbeans??

    This is really embarrassing for me to say long story short due to my bad study habits and lack of motivation/ discipline my gpa suffered in college. I used to be a 4.0 AP student in highscool but now have around a 2.8 sci gpa and had to repeat a bunch of science classes :bag: (pitiful I know)...
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    Need some Insight on What Career Direction to Take