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MD MCAT: 507, GPA: 3.90, sGPA: 3.84, MO resident, Chances and School List?

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I'm a Missouri resident and now attend a state school in Missouri. I have an MCAT score of 507, a cumulative GPA of 3.9, and science GPA of a 3.84. I'm only applying to MD schools this cycle.

My activities are:
1) College varsity soccer athlete and team captain
2) Shadowed an orthopedic surgeon, cardiologist, interventional radiologist, trauma surgeon, and neurosurgeon for a total of 140 hours
3) Volunteered at United Cerebral Palsy for about 170 hours
4) Research assistant in a lab for the last two semesters
5) Vice-President of large club for student-athletes
6) Health educator on campus
7) In the honors college at my school
8) Worked at same summer job since I was 16 and have been supervisor for last 3 years
9) Volunteered within the kids ministries at my church for a couple hours every Sunday
10) Have been married for a year now

I'm looking to apply to roughly 25 schools and my list is currently:

U of Missouri
Saint Louis U
Creighton U
Loma Linda
Thomas Jefferson U
Marshall U
Medical College of Wisconsin
U of Louisville
Rosalind Franklin
Western Michigan U
West Virginia U
Wright State
Loyola U
Drexel U
Pennsylvania State U
Quinnipiac U
Temple U
Wake Forest
George Washington U
NY Medical College
Albany
U of Alabama (went to school in Birmingham, AL for first 1.5 years)
Rush U
U of Kansas
U of Arkansas

Is this a good list? Are there any schools I should add or remove? What are my chances of getting into a school?

Thank you!
 

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Marshall, West Virginia, Louisville, Wright State, Arkansas and Kansas are state public schools that accept few non residents with your MCAT score. Consider adding schools such as:
Eastern Virginia
Virginia Commonwealth
Oakland Beaumont
 
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Marshall, West Virginia, Louisville, Wright State, Arkansas and Kansas are state public schools that accept few non residents with your MCAT score. Consider adding schools such as:
Eastern Virginia
Virginia Commonwealth
Oakland Beaumont
Thank you so much @Faha Are there any other schools that you would recommend?
 

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Do you have any patient contact experience???? What did you do at UCP?


I'm a Missouri resident and now attend a state school in Missouri. I have an MCAT score of 507, a cumulative GPA of 3.9, and science GPA of a 3.84. I'm only applying to MD schools this cycle.

My activities are:
1) College varsity soccer athlete and team captain
2) Shadowed an orthopedic surgeon, cardiologist, interventional radiologist, trauma surgeon, and neurosurgeon for a total of 140 hours
3) Volunteered at United Cerebral Palsy for about 170 hours
4) Research assistant in a lab for the last two semesters
5) Vice-President of large club for student-athletes
6) Health educator on campus
7) In the honors college at my school
8) Worked at same summer job since I was 16 and have been supervisor for last 3 years
9) Volunteered within the kids ministries at my church for a couple hours every Sunday
10) Have been married for a year now

I'm looking to apply to roughly 25 schools and my list is currently:

U of Missouri
Saint Louis U
Creighton U
Loma Linda
Thomas Jefferson U
Marshall U
Medical College of Wisconsin
U of Louisville
Rosalind Franklin
Western Michigan U
West Virginia U
Wright State
Loyola U
Drexel U
Pennsylvania State U
Quinnipiac U
Temple U
Wake Forest
George Washington U
NY Medical College
Albany
U of Alabama (went to school in Birmingham, AL for first 1.5 years)
Rush U
U of Kansas
U of Arkansas

Is this a good list? Are there any schools I should add or remove? What are my chances of getting into a school?

Thank you!
 

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Make sure you are okay with the Loma Linda mission before applying.
Make sure you meet Rush's volunteer hours minimum before applying.
I'd stay away from state school's not in MO.
Other than that, your list is pretty solid. Good luck!!
 

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Do you have any patient contact experience???? What did you do at UCP?
AT UCP I worked with those that attended by accomplishing their daily physical therapy goals. In my AMCAS, I listed it as clinical experience. I also began volunteering at a hospital this summer, but didn't put it in my AMCAS.
 

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I recommend:
Temple
Jefferson
Drexel
Quinnipiac
WVU
Rosy Franklin
MCW
SLU
Creighton
Loma Linda (but read their list of don'ts)
Albany
NYMC
VCU
U VM
EVMS
Oakland-B
Uniformed Services University/Hebert (just be aware of the military service commitment)
Rush (note: very service/experience oriented with a 150hr service requirement. Avg student has 800 hours of community service, and >1800 hours of health care exposure.)
Netter
Your state school(s).
Any DO school. Start with KCU, AT Still, NYIT-AR, CCOM, DMU and MUCOM. Beggars can't be choosy.
 
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