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I know this isn't much information. My gf is a NY resident and has about a 3.4 GPA, 3.5 in science but only with 4 courses; she has to cram the rest in during her senior year. She hasn't taken her MCAT yet and has some volunteering and shadowing but plans to take a year off and get some more experience there. Should she bother applying or just stick to DO schools?
 

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30+ on the 'cat and she should have a chance.

Psycho Doctor said:
I know this isn't much information. My gf is a NY resident and has about a 3.4 GPA, 3.5 in science but only with 4 courses; she has to cram the rest in during her senior year. She hasn't taken her MCAT yet and has some volunteering and shadowing but plans to take a year off and get some more experience there. Should she bother applying or just stick to DO schools?
 
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if a 3.4 is hopeless for a SUNY then i guess im done for. oh well, toodles!
hey i'm just asking b/c i didn't know and I don't want her to apply if it's hopeless.
 

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um, it may not be hopeless, but i have a 3.4ish gpa from berkeley and a 35+ mcat and it doesn't look like i'll be getting in anywhere this year...
 
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etf said:
um, it may not be hopeless, but i have a 3.4ish gpa from berkeley and a 35+ mcat and it doesn't look like i'll be getting in anywhere this year...
great quote..Robert Browning?

wow, where did you apply? :(
 

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this is such a random process. i would never stick to numbers alone. i had a 3.4 gpa and a 24 MCAT, am not a URM and got into SUNY Buffalo. I am a nontraditional student (26 yo) and have a public health background. my advice: if this is truly what your girlfriend wants, i would encourage her to apply to a range of schools, including osteo programs. good luck!
 

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I agree with Docta...but Im in at Suny Stony Brook with a 3.22 :D
 

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CuddlyKumquat said:
I agree with Docta...but Im in at Suny Stony Brook with a 3.22 :D
i would just apply. its only a few bucks.
 

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Better to try and have a chance to get in, than not try and have no chance at all.
 

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CuddlyKumquat said:
I agree with Docta...but Im in at Suny Stony Brook with a 3.22 :D
Are you a nontrad? Did you have outstanding MCAT and EC's?
 

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Psycho Doctor said:
I know this isn't much information. My gf is a NY resident and has about a 3.4 GPA, 3.5 in science but only with 4 courses; she has to cram the rest in during her senior year. She hasn't taken her MCAT yet and has some volunteering and shadowing but plans to take a year off and get some more experience there. Should she bother applying or just stick to DO schools?
This is too little data to venture any guess.If these numbers hold up after all prereqs have been completed with a good MCAT score she will have a really good shot assuming there rest of the application is strong.If she has not taken organic chem by application time that will be problem.