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Dookter

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Hey everbody,
I was just wondering how many extra curriculur activities I should have. I have around a 3.7 science gpa, and a MCAT score of 28. I have worked in a research lab since high school, have volunteered at a local hospital, have done some volunteer work in a foreign country, and have done other various volunteer projects in my community. Would this be competive enough to get into a medical college? I appreciate the replies.

There is not a specific #. Just do as much as possible if you want the best chances.
 

tictaq

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Having more is better. However it is also better to be heavily involved in a few than slightly involved in a lot.
 

pyrois

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I was just wondering how many extra curriculur activities I should have.

Have exactly 15.

They only have 15 spots for activities on the AMCAS:p

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You know, I'm mostly joking, but in some ways it kinda makes sense:p
 

Darkshooter326

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The number of activities doesn't matter so much as the quality of the activities. It seems like you've got your bases pretty well covered, maybe a tutoring/teaching activity would round things out a bit.
 

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Depends on what kind of research you've been doing since highschool? Whats your overall GPA?
 

crimsonkid85

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Have exactly 15.

They only have 15 spots for activities on the AMCAS:p

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You know, I'm mostly joking, but in some ways it kinda makes sense:p
i was gonna say this too (but also in a joking manner...) but ya beat me to it! :D
 
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