Do I even have a shot? Low GPA

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Indiana Resident, ORM, Senior (just graduated woohoo!)
Major: Biochemistry BS

GPA: cGPA 3.51 sGPA 3.34 (upward trends- personal situation so/jr years)
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High SchoolN/A44
Freshman3.063.843.37
Sophomore2.963.753.27
Junior3.2243.45
Senior3.8843.91
Last 3 semesters (after personal situation): sGPA (3.54/3.67/4.0) cGPA (3.73/3.8/4.0)

MCAT: 514 (127/128/129/130)

Clinical Volunteering: 150 hours hospice volunteer, 100 hours designing clinical trial recruitment materials for minority groups

Shadowing: 35 oncology, 15 primary care

Non-clinical Volunteering: 50 hours sorority organized (revolving around the homeless community), 10 hours honors college organized, 100 hours w/ sexual assault survivors (relates to my personal situation)

Leadership: lots of sorority leadership (exec board, etc.), mentor for an undergraduate research program

Other: university figure skating team, honors college ambassador, cycling

Research: 550 hours at least, 3 different labs (2 different ones over the summer oncology/cognitive science and 1 during the school year basic science), 4 poster presentations (one national), 1 published abstract, 1 mid-author paper, currently working on clinical research

Awards: 3 semesters on Dean's list, 1 research presentation award (not national), some cycling, summer research scholarship

Do I have a shot at MD schools?

DO Schools that I'm interested in:
1. Marian University (MUCOM)
2. LECOM
3. Would appreciate any other suggestions!
 
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You could receive interviews at MD schools and I suggest these:
Indiana
Western Michigan
Oakland Beaumont
Rosalind Franklin
Medical College Wisconsin
Wayne State
TCU-UNT
NOVA MD
George Washington
Drexel
Temple
Jefferson
New York Medical College
Albany
Vermont
Quinnipiac
Also consider adding these DO schools:
DMU-COM
KCU-COM
ATSU-KCOM
AZCOM
CUSOM
PCOM
VCOM (all schools)
 
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Indiana Resident, ORM, Senior (just graduated woohoo!)
Major: Biochemistry BS

GPA: cGPA 3.51 sGPA 3.34 (upward trends- personal situation so/jr years)
BCPMAOTotal
High SchoolN/A44
Freshman3.063.843.37
Sophomore2.963.753.27
Junior3.2243.45
Senior3.8843.91
Last 3 semesters (after personal situation): sGPA (3.54/3.67/4.0) cGPA (3.73/3.8/4.0)

MCAT: 514 (127/128/129/130)

Clinical Volunteering: 150 hours hospice volunteer, 100 hours designing clinical trial recruitment materials for minority groups

Shadowing: 35 oncology, 15 primary care

Non-clinical Volunteering: 50 hours sorority organized (revolving around the homeless community), 10 hours honors college organized, 100 hours w/ sexual assault survivors (relates to my personal situation)

Leadership: lots of sorority leadership (exec board, etc.), mentor for an undergraduate research program

Other: university figure skating team, honors college ambassador, cycling

Research: 550 hours at least, 3 different labs (2 different ones over the summer oncology/cognitive science and 1 during the school year basic science), 4 poster presentations (one national), 1 published abstract, 1 mid-author paper, currently working on clinical research

Awards: 3 semesters on Dean's list, 1 research presentation award (not national), some cycling, summer research scholarship

Do I have a shot at MD schools?

DO Schools that I'm interested in:
1. Marian University (MUCOM)
2. LECOM
3. Would appreciate any other suggestions!
Chances best at Wayne state and IU. Any other MD? Focus on private schools where your Gpas are above their 10th %iles for acceptees.

You're fine for any DO school.
 
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