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3.80 cGPA, 3.70 sGPA, 26 MCAT, any help?

Discussion in 'What Are My Chances?' started by JJulius, Jul 30, 2011.

  1. JJulius

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    OK, I'm an Anthropology major, with a minor in History. I decided on medicine late, so I couldn't take all of my prerequisites at a four year university. I took Orgo I & II at a local CC after I graduated, and I only have Anatomy & Physiology I as an extra class, outside of the normal prerequisites. My EC are OK, I guess. I've done 70 hours of shadowing, I've been volunteering at a clinic for what will be two years when I apply next year, and I'm also volunteering at a hospital (and getting patient contact) for what will be more than a year when I apply next year. I also have some minor research experience in my History department, and I did an internship at a law firm for a bit more than a semester a few years ago. I've also helped out at my church for a while, and I will have a DO LoR.

    The schools I want to apply to are:
    CCOM (dream school)
    LECOM-Erie
    LECOM-Bradenton
    Nova
    LMUD-COM
    AZCOM
    KCOM
    PCOM
    TUORO-NY

    So, what do you guys think are my chances at these schools? Thanks for any help. I will be applying next year, BTW. Thanks again.

    EDIT: Science GPA is actually a 3.63, after some recalculating, and overall is 3.81.
     
    #1 JJulius, Jul 30, 2011
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  3. kautionwirez

    kautionwirez Hadoken!
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    looks good, just make sure you get the letter before you apply

    (I am looking for a new DO, last one can't see me anymore because he's training staff.... :( )
     
  4. torshi

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    sounds like your good to go :thumbup:
     
  5. JJulius

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    Thanks for the words guys, anyone else?
     
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    I think you're fine for DO. Your MCAT is only a tiny bit below the preferred 27, but your GPA more that makes up for it. Personally, I think you have a great shot at CCOM. Good luck.
     
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    I hope so, CCOM is, without question, the school that I would love to go to, simply because it would allow me to be relatively close to home.
     
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    OK, I just realized that my DO science GPA is actually a 3.63 (overall is a 3.81). Does that change things too drastically? For CCOM, KCOM, LECOM, etc.?
     
  9. 1TB4RKSB4CK

    1TB4RKSB4CK wussup doge
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    Raise your MCAT to a 30+ and you can have a shot at MD if you would want too that is.
     

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