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Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by melast, Feb 26, 2007.

  1. melast

    melast New Member
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    Undergrad GPA = 2.7ish. Didn't do a SMP. Was just accepted to Drexel. :love:

    (though v. sig upward trend, at a prestigious school known for giving low grades, ~1 yr worth of classes post bac with 3.8+, MCAT>35, a ton of clinical volunteering, a few years of research with pubs)


    :luck: to everyone who is still waiting for their 1st acceptance!!
     
  2. Disinence2

    Disinence2 Emergency Medicine
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    congrats!

    You should post in the "Myth about improving GPA" thread
     
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  3. StringerBell

    StringerBell It's the final countdown!
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    Then maybe there is hope!
    (Me = UG GPA = 2.9. Grad GPA = 3.9, all science. MCAT = 34. Worked in both an osteopathic clinic and then a hospital for a total of 6 years. No research. :( )
     
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    Can you tell us what university you go/went to?
     
  5. GoLAClippers

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    (congrats and) ditto
     
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    CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!:D
     
  7. notdeadyet

    notdeadyet Still in California
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    Well done melast. You must be delighted...
     
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    !!!!!!WAY TO GO MELAST!!!!!!! CONGRATS!!!!!:)
     
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    congrats!!! Especially on the post-bac GPA. Thats amazing!
     
  10. braluk

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    To the OP: Congratulations!

    Since you did attend a postbac, I encourage you to visit thepostbac forums and post in the success stories thread I posted in there to share your story. Hopefully it would serve as an inspiration for students in your shoes.

    EDIT: http://forums.studentdoctor.net/showthread.php?t=295546

    If you have some spare time and would like to share your story, post there :)
     
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  11. sendwich

    sendwich you rock!
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    CONGRATS OP!!!!! it's awesome to see underdogs like us rise up above "inadequacies" whatever that may be. i too had a similar history (sucky UG) but landed an acceptance (hoping for a few more) for the fall!!!

    WOOHOOO!!!! :thumbup:
     

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