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Just got my MCAT and now I'm nervous...

Discussion in 'What Are My Chances?' started by CJWasco, Sep 4, 2014.

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  3. gyngyn

    gyngyn Professor
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    Ohio is among the very best states to be a pre-med. OH matriculates 36.2% of it's IS applicants (a greater percentage than TX!).
    When it's time to make a list, the MSAR is where one gets the information to make informed decisions.
     
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    You would have a chance at all the Ohio schools (except Case Western). You could add Oakland Beaumont and Western Michigan where your stats would be considered for an interview.
     
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    Have you thought about DO?
     
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    its more of a fall back option but I really have aspirations of being an M.D.
     
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    itsthat1guy Not that other guy
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    You don't get a .4 boost in your GPA just because you majored in engineering
     
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    Some accommodation for rigor, perhaps. Nothing like 0.4...
    The MCAT is the real field leveler.
     
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    Invest in MSAR are target schools whose median scores are closest to your own. Your numbers are below avg., but still competitive IF you apply strategically.
     
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    How were ya scoring on the Kaplan FLs and more importantly the AAMC FLs?
     
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