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DO Chances?

Discussion in 'What Are My Chances?' started by thatSPIKYflip, 05.14.14.

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  1. DoctorS_

    DoctorS_ 5+ Year Member

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    Hi all,

    Looking to see what SDN thinks my chances are:

    AACOMAS GPA: 3.88 sGPA, 3.91 cGPA
    First MCAT: 24 (9VR/8PS/7BS)
    Second MCAT: 29 (8VR/9PS/12BS)
    NJ Resident, Currently a junior at a small NJ state school
    Asian male

    EC:
    • Five years as part of my town's volunteer ambulance squad; four years as a certified EMT; various leadership positions (over 2000 hours total)
    • First two years of college - coaching a local swim team, children ages 5-17
    • Since August 2013 - patient care technician in an emergency department (at least 12 hours per week), trained in performing EKGs and phlebotomy
    • Since January 2014 - internship at a hospital where I attend grand rounds and round on patients on the Internal Medicine service with an attending, residents, and medical students
    • Working on a "research" project where my group takes MRI/CT data and transform them into 3D images that can be manipulated

    I'm looking to go DO, but I also have a few MD schools. Debating if I should even bother applying MD (ie in-state MD) since I'm set on going DO.

    Where I'm looking at applying to (subject to change, input on other schools appreciated):

    DO:
    • LECOM-Erie/Seton Hill
    • MUCOM
    • MSUCOM
    • NYIT COM
    • PCOM
    • RowanSOM
    • Touro NY
    • UNECOM
    • WesternU/COMP - Pomona
    MD:
    • Rutgers NJMS
    • Rutgers RWJMS
    • Rowan CMS
    • Hofstra LIJ
    • NYMC
     
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  3. gyngyn

    gyngyn Professor Gold Donor 5+ Year Member

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    That list should work (as long as your handle isn't also your hairstyle!).
     

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