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3.4 cGPA, 3.1 sGPA, need help with my list!

Discussion in 'What Are My Chances?' started by ghengiskhan47, May 15, 2014.

  1. ghengiskhan47

    ghengiskhan47 2+ Year Member

    Aug 14, 2012
    MN resident (At the U of M TC)
    Freshman + Sophmore (PSEO) - 63 Credits = 3.72 c/GPA
    A in Calc I, A in Calc II
    C in orgo I :/ and a B+ in Orgo 2
    B in both Gen Chems

    Junior Year (really bad)
    2.72 c/GPA
    Bio I = B
    Bio II = C+
    Physics I = B-

    Senior Year
    3.5 c/GPA
    Physics II = B-
    Physiology = B- :(
    Animal Diversity Lab = A-
    Biochem = B-
    Genetics = A
    Evolution = A
    Other major electives = A's
    I have a year of volunteering at the ER in a hospital (100+ hours)
    4 months of research at Mayo Clinic (Rochester) + Tentative Publication in myeloma research, Board member for a student group, co-founder of another student group

    Good shadowing experience
    1 MD and 1 DO with 40 hours each

    Very Good LOR's

    25 MCAT (lower then expected and my average was around 29-30 on practice tests)
    (8 PS, 7 VR, 10 BS)

    Tentative Application List:
    -UMN Twin Cities
    -UMN Duluth
    -Michigan State University
    -Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine (Ohio)
    -Midwestern University (Chicago)
    -Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (pcom)
    -University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
    -Other new schools?

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  3. Goro

    Goro Faculty 7+ Year Member

    Jun 10, 2010
    Somewhere west of St. Louis
    Your sGPA and MCAT scores will get you rejected from U MN. Ditto the Touros and CCOM. NECOM has a regional bias.

    Goro suggests

    -Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine (Ohio)
    -Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (pcom)
    Pacific NW
    ALL Other new schools

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