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Acceptance WITHOUT post-bacc/masters

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - DO' started by meniku3, Sep 19, 2014.

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  1. meniku3

    meniku3

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    Hey everyone, just out of curiosity, has somebody ever been accepted to either an osteopathic or allopathic school with a undergrad cGPA less than 3.3 and not taken a post-bacc or masters program?
     
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  3. Dylan4081

    Dylan4081

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    OK
    yes
     
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  4. Goro

    Goro Probationary Status 5+ Year Member

    Yes.


     
  5. DrSteveJBrule

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    Yes. I have so far been accepted to 1 school with a 3.15 cGPA and 3.04sGPA. My mcat and rest of my app was great though. Hoping for a few more :)
     
  6. kelminak

    kelminak 5+ Year Member

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    Could I ask what your other stats were? I will probably be applying with something similar except a higher sGPA.
     
  7. DrSteveJBrule

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    Sure. 35 mcat, lots of volunteer and shadowing hours, letters from comittee and 2 DO's, research experience, work as a lab tech and academic coach, and what I've heard is a fairly compelling personal statement + secondary essays. I would have tried a post bacc or masters, but decided to try and apply without to save money.
     
  8. meniku3

    meniku3

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    Congrats!! That is Awesome!
     
  9. DrSteveJBrule

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    Thanks! I'm really excited to get on with the real work!
     
  10. RespectTheChemistry19

    RespectTheChemistry19 2+ Year Member

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    Yes! Yes! Yes! Yes!
     
  11. UCNeuro

    UCNeuro Scrubs=life

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    I have 1 acceptance with a 26 mcat and 3.2cGPA 3.45sGPA. I also just interviewed at two places and I have 2 more interviews coming up so yes it can be done.
     
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  12. meniku3

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    That's great!! so happy for you. I'm so glad to hear of other people getting in with similar stats as mine. I still have a year before I apply and I dont expect my gpa to go up much but it gives me hope :)
     
  13. DrSteveJBrule

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    Don't stop putting work in and it will come!
     

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