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Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - DO' started by OrdinaryMD, Aug 18, 2015.

  1. OrdinaryDO

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    cGPA - 3.47
    sGPA - 3.28

    Does this seem to be okay for applying strictly to DO schools? I am confident my is LORs and ECs, just my score is a little low =[
     
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    Verbal might cause you trouble...everything else is fine. I'm really not sure on this one...
    I also think a change of name is in order since you are applying only DO..
     
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    That verbal I believe will cause you trouble, it roughly equates to a 5/6 on the old scale.
     
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    I've had the name for almost 5 years. I have had a change of heart and it cost money to change =[. The verbal score equates to a 6-7 according to the AAMC percentiles. 27% = 6 where as a 37% = 7? I am right smack dab in the middle..I have no idea. Submit my application or no?
     
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    i say submit. Im not really sure...you are in a tough spot. More opinions are necessary imo.
     
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    im in a similar situation OP :/
     
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    Any chance English is your second language? If you're not too picky with where you will be going then I say go for it and apply broadly.
     
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    I am applying 19 DO schools. I hope something turns out.
     
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    I got almost the same score (different breakdown) and am hoping the schools are willing to show some love....
     
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    have you submitted any apps for Dos?
     
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    If that's like a 25 in the old scale, you are fine IMO....
     
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    I submitted only one for app verification to BCOM. Awaiting verification to make sure no errors are found.
    You really think so? Even with that killer of a 123? I really hope you are right.

    @Goro I hate to bring you in on such a generic topic, but I would greately appreciate if you could just chime in on what you might think about my situation. I have asked my pre-med advisor, the kind folks of SDN, and a physician what they think and they basically said that it won't sink my application as long as my ECs are good enough. I just don't want to be screened out. Pretty dissapointed in my score...*Sigh*
     
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    +1
     
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    If you look at the past underdog threads, you will see there were many applicants who got in with 6 (or even 5) in VR... However, many of them got into schools like VCOM, WVSOM, ACOM, LMU-DCOM, LUCOM, PCOM-GA etc... Once you application get verified, add these schools to your list. Good luck!
     
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    Your score and sGPA are lethal for MD schools. You'll be fine for most DO schools. Skip the NY and CA Touros, Western, AZCOM and CCOM. I can't recommend LUCOM.



     
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    That makes me feel a lot better. I know it will be a tough cycle either way, but at least now I feel a bit more confident in my application.
     
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    Your GPAs are fine for any DO schools. Focus on your interviewing skills and secondaries, if you haven't already.

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