MD & DO About to finish school with a 3.55 sGPA and a 3.64 cGPA and a 512

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Jul 9, 2018
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Hi all, I'm about to finish undergrad in a forensic science major. I will have a 3.55 science GPA and a 3.64 GPA (3.78 non-science). I have an MCAT of 512 after retaking with an even 128 in all categories. I'd like advice on how to bolster my application or an honest opinion of where I stand on getting in to medical school based on the following listed below.
Service Hours

· 2009-2013: 120+hours at habitat for humanity

· 2011: 4 Hours feeding the homeless

· 2013: 4 hours at catholic fish fry for community

· 2018: more work at habitat

· 2017: Missions trip

· 2018: Missions trip


100 hours Family medicine

100 hours Ophthalmologist

100 hours general surgery

100 hours internal med

100 hours nephrology

100 neurology

240 urology


1.5 years Genetics research

1.5 years chemical

2018 summer business internship and Honda

2017 Summer intern ship Southwestern Advantage (left due to personal and extenuating circumstances of health)

Banner internship and the other pre-health internship


· Kappa sigma fraternity 2015-16: held 2 leadership positions of Guard and Historian

· SELU intermural football 2015

· AMSA west Member 2017-2020

· Tutor

· Plant Genetics club member 2016-2018

- Red Flags

6 withdraws on record

· 2014 was in a dual enrollment course in highschool

· 2015 was in a psychology course

· 2016 was in a Spanish course

· 2017 was in a Calc 1 course

· 2018 was in a zoology class

· Summer 2018 was in a econ class

Why I dropped each

· Football injury had major surgery and PT causing missed school at times

· Re-injured football injury

· Conflicted with my PT schedule for re-injured football injury

· Bad teacher, later learned 85-90% of class failed

· Dropped due to over-scheduling

· Had to drop due to mother getting hurt and helping out family during the time

To finish it all up, here is my school list. I have several in-state placements for: Louisiana, Arizona, Oklahoma, Georgia, North Carolina, and New Jersey. This is due to having family in each state that will claim I live with them.


1. University of Arizona (Tucson)

2. Midwestern Arizona (DO)

3. University of Arizona (Phoenix)


1. George Washington University

2. Howard University


1. USF Health Morsani

2. Florida State University College of Medicine

3. Florida International University

4. Lake Erie College (DO)


1. Mercer University

2. Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University


1. Rush Medical College of Rush University Medical Center

2. Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University

3. Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine


1. Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans

2. Tulane University School of Medicine

3. LSU Shreveport

North Carolina

1. Wake Forest School of Medicine of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

2. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine

New York

1. State University of New York Upstate Medical University

2. New York Medical College

3. Albany Medical College

4. New York Institute of Technology (DO)


1. University of Oklahoma College of Medicine

2. Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences (DO)

South Carolina

1. Medical University of South Carolina

2. University of South Carolina (Greenville)


1. Texas College (DO)

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