I am hoping to get people's advice concerning my current situation. Here's a pretty brief autobiography: I am a graduate of CSULB and I have taken the beautiful MCAT 2x. I took the MCAT again because I felt that my first scores were sub-par for many of the California schools - the first time around I got a 30 (7V,12P,11B) and the second time around I got a 33 (10V, 10P, 13B). Needless to say, I was very happy with the fact that I was able to boost my verbal score into an acceptable range. My undergraduate GPA was pretty solid at 3.7 BCPM and 3.7 overall. Beyond the numbers, I feel like I was able to obtain strong letters from 3 science professors and 1 non-science professor. One of them is actually a faculty member at the USC undergraduate campus and another a professor of medicine at UCLA. The extracurriculars were also good but to be honest are nothing spectacular: research 1 year (no publications), volunteerism as Clinical Care Extender > 1 year, pharmacy clerk >1 year (with pharmacy tech license), >1 as a Docent at a Japanese Garden (random fun cultural stuff). I submitted my application in mid July indicating that I was planning to take the MCAT again in August. Undoubtedly, this caused some what of a lag in my application completion date at many schools. It would be awesome to get some feedback from those who know about this crazy process. What are some of the strengths/weaknesses of my application? To date, I only have one interview at NYMC and I have not even heard back from any of the California schools regarding an interview - I have submitted secondaries to all of them except UCSF. I thought that by now I would know a little more than I do currently but I kind feel like I am still in no-mans land.