TBH with a 3.7/3.6 and a 29+ you should be more than capable of getting into a MD school pending a smart application to 20+ schools ( A lie if you're a Californian).a 3.7/3.6 is competitive for mid tier MD schools. if you can get a 35+ on the MCAT, you are competitive for upper-mid tier MD schools. unless you score below a 30 on the MCAT or really love the DO philosophy, there's no point in applying to DO schools.
Well, consider your options. You have ~6 months before the cycle starts again. To maximize your chances of staying within NJ you may want to attempt to boost your app/retake the mcat ( I highly recommend this purely on the basis that you can potentially cut your tuition in half).thanks everyone - glad to hear that my original plan of scribing during a gap year will be just fine! My MCAT is a bit below 30 though (27 to be exact) and I'm from NJ, so it appears that DO schools are my best fit (plus - I liked the philosophy before I even got my MCAT score back)