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Non-trad Re-applicant advice

windowgardener

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30-something career-changer looking for advice on reapplication. Currently on one WL. Applied MD 2019, submitted AMCAS early July, completed secondaries August-Sept. Got 1 interview and was waitlisted there. Looking for advice on what to do next!
  1. GPA 3.9, and sGPA 3.6
  2. MCAT 510 (126/128/126/128)
  3. State of residence CA, country of citizenship: New Zealand
  4. White
  5. Undergraduate institution overseas, including DIY post-bac science courses
  6. Clinical experience: group medical visit assistant at FQHC (5 years, volunteer), tobacco treatment specialist & health educator (4 months, paid employment), diabetes kids' camp volunteer (2 years)
  7. Research experience: 5 months education equity research assistant (paid), data analysis for ACES study at county hospital (volunteer)
  8. Shadowing experience and specialties represented: ~80 hours, half general surgery, half primary care
  9. Non-clinical volunteering: open source medicine & healthcare project (hardware and strategy), 80 hours
  10. Other extracurricular activities: have a doctorate in music, worked as a teacher. Currently work in public health tobacco treatment, policy & training
  11. Relevant honors or awards: Fulbright fellow, undergraduate and graduate tuition scholarships
 
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windowgardener

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Yes I am a US permanent resident. I applied to the following:
Albany
Seton Hall
Cal Northstate
Cal Univ. Science & Medicine
Drexel
Rosalind Franklin
Wake Forest
Virginia Commonwealth
U Colorado
George Washington
Tulane
Georgetown
Tufts
Keck/USC
Geisel/Dartmouth
UCSD
U Pittsburgh
Hofstra/Northwell
 
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Yes I am a US permanent resident. I applied to the following:
Albany
Seton Hall
Cal Northstate
Cal Univ. Science & Medicine
Drexel
Rosalind Franklin
Wake Forest
Virginia Commonwealth
U Colorado
George Washington
Tulane
Georgetown
Tufts
Keck/USC
Geisel/Dartmouth
UCSD
U Pittsburgh
Hofstra/Northwell

What pops out at me is
- expand school list next cycle
- accumulate more shadowing hours
- consider adding DO schools to list
 
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Faha

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Apply more broadly and include DO schools. I suggest these MD schools:
California University
California Northstate
Kaiser
Vermont
Quinnipiac
Albany
New York Medical College
Seton Hall
Penn State
Drexel
Temple
Jefferson
George Washington
Georgetown
Eastern Virginia
Virginia Commonwealth
Wake Forest
NOVA MD
TCU-UNT
Creighton
St. Louis
Loyola
Rush
Rosalind Franklin
Medical College Wisconsin
Oakland Beaumont
Wayne State
For DO schools consider these:
TUCOM-CA
WESTERN
TUNCOM
AZCOM
MU-COM
CCOM
KCU-COM
DMU-COM
ATSU-KCOM
CUSOM
VCOM
PCOM
LECOM
 
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