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Average-low gpa school options

Discussion in 'Pre-Pharmacy' started by sswass, May 18, 2014.

  1. sswass


    May 18, 2014
    What are some schools I should look at for safety, realistic, and reach schools. I would ideally like to stay in CA but I'd take the best I can get into.
    I am applying in June for fall 2015 (I'm taking a year off for rolling enrollment).

    School: UCI
    OVRL: 3.28
    SCI: 3.01
    PCAT: not yet taken (for reach schools, what PCAT score will I need to get in?)
    EXP: medical mission, 9 months associate at a pharmacy, 3 years administrative assistant at a medical office,3 month intern at optometry, 15 units of research, and a leadership position
    Other: I've averaged a 3.7 in both science and overall GPA in my last year at UCI but most of it was from research.

    (Here are some of the schools I've looked at: Creighton, Colorado, Maryland, Midwestern, Massachusetts, Virginia Commonwealth, WSU, Pacific, Loma Linda, Touro, Western, Northstate...the list goes on.)
    Last edited: May 19, 2014
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  3. doct4


    Jan 21, 2014
    were on the same boat :) im taking the pcat in September.
  4. Annie14892

    Annie14892 2+ Year Member

    Feb 27, 2013
    Apply to UHouston :}

    Cost of living in Houston is relatively cheap.
  5. sswass


    May 18, 2014
    Thanks for the suggestion! It seems though that UH accepts only a small number of out of state applicants.
  6. tehshield


    Mar 24, 2014
    Cool I went to UCI too and applied for fall 2014. That gpa is alright I think you can definitely get into Midwestern, Creighton, and Northstate at least. I think Colorado and Virginia Common Wealth maybe harder to get into. Goodluck

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