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Im no expert, but those stats seem solid. It seems like it just depends on what schools you apply to as well as how you do interviewing.. Where do you want to go?
 

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Going to get sweet and to the point. I know I can do osteopathic which still is fantastic as long as I can practice. I started out an engineer and I worked my ass off with a 3.7 to 3.9 upward trend ever since.


cGPA: 3.62

sGPA: 3.75

MCAT: 11/10/11


90 hours shadowing two MD at a hospital

750 hours volunteering Emergency Department

100 hours volunteering at a Local VA

550 hour research internship (interventions for MS)

100 hour research internship (NYC health department)


Letter of recommendation from anatomy professor
Letter of recommendation from Orgo professor
Letter of recommendation from Director of ED at hospital
Good to go.

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I am not looking top tier or anything. I have only been to a few at the moment.

Albert Einstein medical school

The SUNY's

Eastern Virginia medical school

Virginia commonwealth medical school

University of Connecticut medical


I can be considered instate for Virginia and connecticut so the instate capability hopefully boosters my chances as well
 

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Uh, yeah, you're fine. You should apply to some reach schools, you might have a decent shot.
 

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Going to get sweet and to the point. I know I can do osteopathic which still is fantastic as long as I can practice. I started out an engineer and I worked my ass off with a 3.7 to 3.9 upward trend ever since.


cGPA: 3.62

sGPA: 3.75

MCAT: 11/10/11


90 hours shadowing two MD at a hospital

750 hours volunteering Emergency Department

100 hours volunteering at a Local VA

550 hour research internship (interventions for MS)

100 hour research internship (NYC health department)



Letter of recommendation from anatomy professor
Letter of recommendation from Orgo professor
Letter of recommendation from Director of ED at hospital
If you have time, I'd try to find some opportunities for community service (not necessarily medical) or teaching....though I don't know what your VA volunteering consisted of. Just something to add another dimension to your app!

Also I think it's pretty uncommon to visit a lot of schools before you apply/interview. Pick schools based on stats, location, and your interests and peculiarities. You'll visit when you interview!
 

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Going to get sweet and to the point. I know I can do osteopathic which still is fantastic as long as I can practice. I started out an engineer and I worked my ass off with a 3.7 to 3.9 upward trend ever since.


cGPA: 3.62

sGPA: 3.75

MCAT: 11/10/11


90 hours shadowing two MD at a hospital

750 hours volunteering Emergency Department

100 hours volunteering at a Local VA

550 hour research internship (interventions for MS)

100 hour research internship (NYC health department)


Letter of recommendation from anatomy professor
Letter of recommendation from Orgo professor
Letter of recommendation from Director of ED at hospital
OP do you have a non-science professor letter of recommendation (some schools require this)?
 
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Well I am an exercise science and human performance major so I do have about 75 hours volunteered National Health Education center for children.

I wasn't aware I needed non-science that is very interesting. So I will have to check what school needs it
 

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I can be considered instate for Virginia and connecticut so the instate capability hopefully boosters my chances as well[/QUOTE]

You can only be in state for one state.
 
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I can be considered instate for Virginia and connecticut so the instate capability hopefully boosters my chances as well
You can only be in state for one state.[/QUOTE]

You are positive about that? I was told by a attending that he was able to declare instate for 2 because his family paid taxes at both locations which is my situation
 

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You are positive about that? I was told by a attending that he was able to declare instate for 2 because his family paid taxes at both locations which is my situation
I'm pretty sure the address on your AMCAS is the one used to determine state residency

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