what are my chances

  1. 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...
  2. C

    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...
  3. 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...
  4. R

    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...
  5. 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...
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    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...
  7. 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...
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    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...
  11. J

    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 .

  13. 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...
  14. 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...
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    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...
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    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...
  18. 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?

    Year in school: Senior (applying next cycle, some hours are projected based on current and past trends) Country/state of residence: Wyoming GPA: 3.87 cGPA, 3.82 sGPA. Physiology major, minors in chemistry and molecular biology. Large state school. GPA majorly brought down by a C in a...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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

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    What are my chances? Former Pro Soccer Player and Restaurant Owner

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    What are my chances to be accepted to medical school after pharmacy school.

    Hey Everybody, So I just finished my last year of pharmacy school and thinking about going to medical school. My undergrad gpa was a 2.9 and had a 4.0 at Temple pharmacy school. My overall gpa is a 3.45 and I recently took the mcat last winter and got a 514. I have 2 medical publications and 5...
  28. HelloWorld123

    What are my chances?

    I've always said I wouldn't do this...but here I am. What are my chances of getting into a good medical school? Also, what are the schools I should be shooting for? Age: 23 Ethnicity: Black/African American Gender: Female State of Residence: Georgia Undergrad: Ivy GPA: 3.5 MCAT: 507 Details...
  29. R

    URM, 520, downward trend, 3.6c, 3.5s

    Hi Posting for a friend applying 2020- AA male NYC 3.60 cumulative gpa 3.50 science gpa 520 MCAT STRONG research STRONG leadership GOOD letters of rec OK clinical & nonclinical experience Yearly Trend: 3.9 - 3.9 - 3.4 - 3.2 1. Would you recommend an additional semester to raise gpa to show at...
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    3.72cGPA/500->504 (lol) MCAT/URM

    I just want an idea of what my school list should look like, I feel like i know a lot but i also dont think i know enough so your help would be very appreciate As stated in my title, I graduated May last year i have cGPA: 3.72, sGPA: 3.62, finished freshman year with a 3.4 GPA because of...
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    School List help / WAMC. 3.91 sGPA/cGPA 515 MCAT

    Thank you for your suggestions!
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    Help with school list! (3.96 GPA, 3.9 sGPA, ~517 MCAT)

    3.96 GPA, 3.9 sGPA large public school in the Northeast, Bio major expect to score around 517 on the MCAT ( I take it this week) Residency: PA (live in Ohio, will have Ohio residency by matriculation) ORM ECs resident assistant for 3 semesters pre-health honors society learning assistant for 1...
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    Cycle for Fall 2020. What are my chances??

    I want anyone to give me their honest opinions, here are my statistics as of 5/13/19 below. Cum GPA: 3.19 Last 45 GPA: 3.02 (w/o summer classes) and 2.88 (w/ summer classes) GRE: Not taken yet. Veterinary Hours 35 Hours Shadowing 17 Hours for Pre-Vet Conference Employment Sales Associate (Dec...
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    522, 3.85, lackluster ECs, WAMC and School List?

    cGPA: 3.85, sGPA: 3.78. (upward trend, 3.95 average after freshman year) MCAT: 522 (131/131/129/131) Residence: TX Race: Asian, Male (ORM) Undergrad: State school, Major: Biology, Minors: Medical Humanities, Chemistry Clinical Experience: 80 hours volunteering and shadowing at a medical clinic...
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    What are my chances? 3.7/506

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    SMP while Applying to Med School?

    Hey Everyone! I'm currently going to apply to medical school for the next cycle as I am a current senior and I need some help regarding deciding if I should do a SMP or not! Im looking into applying about 30 schools both MD & DO but I recently got accepted to an SMP program at Kansas City...
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    What are my chances! All advice and suggestions would be very helpful!

    Hey guys just wanted everybody's input on my situation or any advice you guys could give me would be greatly appreciated. My overall GPA right now is a 3.1 with 2 more semesters left till I graduate. The GPA I hold now is due to an upward trend with the past year and a half having a GPA no less...
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    What are my chances for DO schools

    cGPA: 3.3 sGPA: 3.3 MCAT: 517 Excellent Extra-curriculars, with leadership work, good reference letters, shadowing, clinical experience No problems in Extra-curricular and clinical work. What are my chances for DO schools? also MD schools...probably not?
  39. T

    Unbalanced sGPA and cGPA. Uneasy about school list. WAMC

    Hello all. I am currently a senior in undergrad and working on developing my school list. Unfortunately my cGPA and sGPA are rather unbalanced due to poor decisions made during high school (dual-credit). This leaves me pretty confused about what schools to apply to. Any and all advice is greatly...
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    Help with school list ---> not sure if too top heavy