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DrBourne

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I need some advice and who better to ask than the amazing people on SDN. I'm planning on applying to both MD & DO schools. I had to work as an undergrad and my grades aren't that great because of it. I got a 20 O on the mcat (Verbal 9, Phy 5, Bio 6). According to the AACOMAS application, this is how my numbers break down:

science gpa: 3.19
non-science gpa: 3.77
cumulative gpa: 3.55

I volunteer at a children's hospital (probably around 210 hours of direct patient contact), & shadowed a DO internist who provided an LOR for me.

Basically, has anyone here heard of DO schools that'll accpet an applicant with these scores? Any help/advice would be great.

Thanks!
 

Stumpyman

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Your MCAT is way too low for either DO or MD. I highly suggest a retake, aiming for at least 26+ for DO schools. You also might want to look into grade replacement for DO schools (3.17 gpa is also a bit too low).
 

Goro

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Honestly, with that MCAT score, you will NOT get an interview. I'd automatically reject you for the Bio6. So, take another year, and do better on the MCAT!

I need some advice and who better to ask than the amazing people on SDN. I'm planning on applying to both MD & DO schools. I had to work as an undergrad and my grades aren't that great because of it. I got a 20 O on the mcat (Verbal 9, Phy 5, Bio 6). According to the AACOMAS application, this is how my numbers break down:

science gpa: 3.19
non-science gpa: 3.77
cumulative gpa: 3.55

I volunteer at a children's hospital (probably around 210 hours of direct patient contact), & shadowed a DO internist who provided an LOR for me.

Basically, has anyone here heard of DO schools that'll accpet an applicant with these scores? Any help/advice would be great.

Thanks!
 
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