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Is it too late to submit primary?

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - DO' started by trying2becomeMD, Jul 27, 2001.

  1. trying2becomeMD

    trying2becomeMD Senior Member 7+ Year Member

    Jun 30, 2001
    Los Angeles, CA
    I wanted to know if it is too late for me to begin completing the primary application...
    Especially when people are getting their secondaries now. Any thoughts?
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  3. Popoy

    Popoy SDN Super Moderator 10+ Year Member

    Apr 22, 2001
    Yes and No.... Yes, it's typically late at this point in the app process.... No because I know of people applying late that get into med school. If you decide to apply now, be aware that you might not get your first choice.... Good luck
  4. realruby2000

    realruby2000 Senior Member 7+ Year Member

    Jun 25, 2001
    You're not late late...just behind a bit but considering that most schoools have their deadlines months from now, you're not (for the lack of a bettter word...)"screwed"
  5. Patrick O

    Patrick O Member 10+ Year Member

    May 18, 2001
    give me a freakin break... your not late in the process by any means.... don't listen to what other people have to say ... its barely august anyway
  6. oceana

    oceana Member 10+ Year Member

    Aug 26, 2000
    Bay Area, CA
    You should defenitly apply if your heart is set on attending an osteopathic school. I applied MUCH later than july last year and I got into my top choice. It all depends on your attitude. Good luck.
  7. D.O.'s rule

    D.O.'s rule Member 7+ Year Member

    Jul 16, 2001
    I didn't apply until Oct/Nov last year and I am starting DO school this fall. And my scores were not that great at all. And I had more than one acceptance and quite a few interviews. Apply to all that you can afford(don't forget secondary app fees) to increase your chances.
  8. Dr JPH

    Dr JPH Banned Banned 10+ Year Member

    Feb 4, 2000
    You're not late. Some don't get them sent until they get their August MCAT scores back.

    Some have sent already...some will send later.

    Finish them up and have them sent by the end of the worries.

    Good luck.
  9. 12R34Y

    12R34Y 10+ Year Member

    Apr 5, 2000
    I agree. Definately not late, actually early to many.
    don't worry.

  10. Barton

    Barton Senior Member 10+ Year Member

    Jun 28, 2001
    Minneapolis, MN
    I submitted today!!
  11. adpi_med

    adpi_med Junior Member 10+ Year Member

    Aug 11, 2001
    Chicago, IL
    Hey DO's Rule-
    I saw your post and just wanted to know where you applied and if you could give me an idea of "not that great" stas were. I understand if people are reluctant to share stats, just an idea would be cool. I don't really know where to apply either--I have my heart set on CCOM. I'm applying to both DOandMD programs with a 26 (9,8,9) and a 3.4 sci, and 3.6 overall. I know it's not great, but I wanted to try to apply anyway. Any insight?
  12. bustinbooty

    bustinbooty Senior Member 10+ Year Member

    Mar 11, 2001
    Detroit, MI
    I didn't get my primaries in until the beginning of Nov. and my secondaries in until Mid January. Don't worry about it.

    KCOM MS1

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