another chances thread

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by Coolio30, Jul 2, 2002.

  1. Coolio30

    Coolio30 Member
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    I have posted this in the MCAT forum previously but I am looking for a greater number of people to help me make a decision on retaking or applying with my current stats.

    MCAT: 27 (10V, 9B, 8P)
    GPA: 3.9 (science and non)
    NJ resident
    looking to get into any allopathic school.
     
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  3. SMW

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    You don't need to retake, assuming the rest of your application is as strong as your GPA and you apply to a sufficient number of wisely chosen schools.
     
  4. scootad.

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    are you a URM livin' in a gangsta's paradise?
     
  5. Doctora Foxy

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    looks good. Apply early and to a wide range of schools...and the more you apply to, the better chance you have. :)
     
  6. UCLA2000

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    </font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="2" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">Originally posted by scootad.:
    <strong>are you a URM livin' in a gangsta's paradise?</strong></font><hr /></blockquote><font size="2" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">LMFAO that's actually a very good question.
     
  7. UCLA2000

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    If you have strong EC's, and a strong personal statement then you don't have to retake..
     
  8. Street Philosopher

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    Retake and have wider options (if you think you can improve.)

    You have a good chance to get in even with the 27, but getting a 30 will make things a whole lot easier I think.

    Damn I think I broke my own rule not to answer 'chances' questions.
     
  9. Coolio30

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    unfortunately, i am an asian living in a GANGSTA'S PARADISE
     
  10. SnudgeMuffin

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    If you are looking to get into any allopathic schools, I think you have a very good shot. Go check out UMDNJ-NJMS website. The average GPA and MCAT for accepted students are ~3.4 and ~9 on each section of the MCAT. You are on par with your MCAT score and above their avg with your GPA. I say apply. But I agree with Street Philosopher that if you think you can improve significantly, you might have a shot at some top schools by retaking the MCAT though painful. Good luck! :)
     

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