I am a non-traditional applicant: I'm 31, have not majored in a health-related degree (undergrad or grad), and have been working largely in non-profit art institutions since my graduation year (97). That said, I have taken quite a number of math classes (calculus 1 and 2) and science classes (physics, chemistry, organic chem., biology all with labs) as an undergrad at Yale--and got descent grades (As/Bs). Specifically, I am interested in gaining admission to Columbia's PhD Sociomedical Sciences program. Since I would take half my classes in a social science department and I am currently finishing up an MPhil in the UK that heavily draws on sociological and anthropological theory, I think I have a good shot. I also think I will have very good recs and I have plenty of volunteer experience related to my interests in public heath (something I kept up while I have been working in museums). Here's the real catch: My problem is that though I am happy with my GRE Verbal (640) and Analytical (5) scores, I am a bit worried about my quantitative score (610). I don't think it's horrible, but given that my science/math classes were taken a decade ago, I'm worried that I need a stronger score to show my quantitative abilities. Also, I don't want to miss out on an internal fellowship opportunity within Columbia. Any words of advice (especially as it relates to Columbia's PhD program)? Obviously I'd rather not take the test again and none of you are in the minds of the admissions committee, but I would love some feedback nonetheless. Cheers!