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3.7/514 CS

cydron47

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  1. Pre-Health (Field Undecided)
How secure should I feel about chances for MD school? this is a sort of "rough sketch of my future", not sure if this will pan out. thinking of angling the health/IT portion in essays

Major: Computer Science
  • cGPA and sGPA as calculated by AMCAS
    • cGPA: 3.7
    • sGPA: 3.6
  • MCAT score(s)
    • 514, second try
  • State of residence or country of citizenship (if non-US)
    • IL
  • Ethnicity and/or race
    • White male
  • Undergraduate institution or category
    • UW-Madison, no. 12 public school, mid-tier overall?
  • Clinical experience (volunteer and non-volunteer)
    • Primary care volunteering (90 hours)
    • Medical volunteering in Kosovo (300 hours)
  • Research experience and productivity
    • Research at undergrad (500 hours)
    • 2 pubs, fourth author for both
  • Shadowing experience and specialties represented
    • 80 hours in family medicine, pediatrics, pathology
  • Non-clinical volunteering
    • Teaching science to kids (200 hours)
    • Volunteer for local park district, cleanup (60 hours)
  • Paid employment (not medical/clinical)
    • Internship at Epic Systems, Madison, WI (300 hours)
  • Other extracurricular activities (including athletics, military service, gap year activities, leadership, teaching, etc)
    • Orchestra
    • TA in biochem class
  • Relevant honors or awards
    • Dean's List
  • LOR
    • pretty good
Application list (MD programs, trying to stay close):

Loyola (would love to go here)
Rosalind Franklin
Rush
UIC
Medical College Wisconsin
UWSMPH (stretch, but will the UG help? if I live here for a year post-graduation will this become in-state?)
Northwestern :)lovey:)
 
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Faha

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Your clinical and non clinical hours are too low for Rush. I suggest these schools:
Medical College Wisconsin
Rosalind Franklin
Loyola
UIC
Indiana
Western Michigan
Oakland Beaumont
TCU-UNT
Tulane
NOVA MD
Virginia Commonwealth
Eastern Virginia
George Washington
Drexel
Temple
Jefferson
Seton Hall
Hofstra
New York Medical College
Albany
Vermont
Quinnipiac
 
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