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GRE scores needed for pod schools?

Discussion in 'Podiatry Students' started by doclm, Aug 5, 2005.

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  1. doclm

    doclm Senior Member 7+ Year Member

    Mar 22, 2005
    Farmington Hills, MI

    I am a premed graduate whom is considering POD medical school. Is the GRE required for all schools?

    Also how competitive is pod schools?
    I have taken the MCAT but have a 20.
    However, have a 3.8GPA in Human Biology/Chemistry and have 6.5 years of clinical experience (5yrs CNA and 1.5yrs Lab Technologist at MAYO).

    Thank you for your input.

    Luke :)
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  3. omaralt

    omaralt Senior Member 10+ Year Member

    May 31, 2004
    dude, ur in already. trust me. u can get accepted to pod school with pretty much any standardized test (MCAT, DAT, GRE, etc) and they're not very competetive. dont cha worry. ha i pretty much got accepted without applying!

  4. diabeticfootdr

    diabeticfootdr 10+ Year Member

    The GRE is not "required" for any POD school. The MCAT is preferred. Your score and GPA is fine. You're competitive with those numbers.

  5. DPMDude

    DPMDude Junior Member

    Jul 12, 2005

    What were your numbers? I am applying this year. I have taken the DAT.

    Thanks in advance.
  6. AFVET

    AFVET Member 5+ Year Member

    May 13, 2004
    I actually managed to get waitlisted... I did apply very very late. I took the DAT
  7. buzz1848

    buzz1848 Junior Member

    Nov 9, 2003
    Hopefully someone can give me some advice on assessing my chances of getting into podiatry school. I'm 27, I have been working for a podiatrist for about 2.5 years, I have a B.A. in psychology and an ASN (R.N.) degree, my overall GPA is about a 2.8. I have completed the pre-reqs for podiatry school and I am getting ready to take the MCAT on the 20th of this month. On my practice MCAT tests I have been scoring b/w 18-20. With this info does anyone having any advice. Should I go ahead and apply to pod school this year for next years class or should I go back to school and raise the GPA. Any advice is welcomed. Thanks
  8. AFVET

    AFVET Member 5+ Year Member

    May 13, 2004
    I think you'll be fine. It's not that expensive to apply anyways. I'd bet good money you get in no problem.

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