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How much service is sufficient for schools like Rush

carboxylicpremed

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Mar 27, 2019
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Which schools really expect heavy volunteer hours/service? Most med schools describe heavily valuing it on their website but I realize there's a silent requirement for certain med schools to have very heavy service hours. Of ones I was interested in, my understanding is Rush, Loyola, Gtown, Tulane, Einstein have this preference and I wanted to apply to all of them.

I have ~500 clinical volunteer hours, including with "underserved" communities, but only ~150 non-clinical. Are schools like Rush and Tulane specifically worth just crossing out if this is too low for them in general? I saw other thread mention 1000+ hours while others ~600, so I'm not sure how to evaluate if I'm competitive for these schools. While the hours aren't high, my essays center around these activities and I they were very impactful for me, if that matters
 
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