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Opinions on chances?

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - DO' started by Biofreaks, May 19, 2014.

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  1. Biofreaks


    Mar 3, 2014
    Hello everyone i am looking for some opinions on my chances. My grades are on the lower side that is my concern. Will my 29 MCAT suffice? anyone have stories of their own.
    Non-science- 3.58, sGPA 3.09, cGPA 3.29
    MCAT- 29

    ED volunteer hours- 200
    Shadowing - 120 hours
    Research- past 2 years
    Work 35 hours a week during school in pharmacy (4 years).
    SI (supplemental instructor)- 2 years/4 semesters
    Tutor-Psychology 1 year/ 2 semesters
    Other EC's but not as much time/hours invested (i could mention)

    I appreciate any thoughts/ suggestions/ experiences ! Thanks!!
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  3. Isha2018


    Sep 26, 2013
    Your chances for DO seem pretty solid, especially for the newer schools. Apply broadly, and you should be good. :) I got into 3 DO schools with a 26 MCAT.
  4. LongTimeLurk

    LongTimeLurk first time post

    Mar 18, 2014
    right here, right now
    pull up that sgpa. retake the classes you did poorly in and take advantage of grade replacement. get it over 3.2/3.3 and you will get in without a problem.
  5. Indianarn

    Indianarn 2+ Year Member

    Jun 30, 2013
    West Lafayette, Indiana
    I agree with both. Chances are good in Osteopathic School. You can improve your GPA to improve your chances, however this GPA can do it. EC's look good. I hope you have LOR all the doc's you shadowed and the needed LOR form science professors. Make sure the docs that you shadowed at least one of them is a DO. Good luck.
  6. mct2762

    mct2762 Banned Banned Account on Hold 2+ Year Member

    Dec 19, 2012

    Apply broadly to low tier programs and all new schools. I would also add a handful of mid tier, and your state school(s)

    add these for sure:

    - PNWU
    - VCOM -CC
    - MUCOM
    - CUSOM
    - ACOM
  7. Krasnadar

    Krasnadar 7+ Year Member

    Aug 22, 2007
    Are these general lower tier or are these geared towards this individual?
  8. mct2762

    mct2762 Banned Banned Account on Hold 2+ Year Member

    Dec 19, 2012
  9. Goro

    Goro 7+ Year Member

    Concur 100%


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