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DO Panicked about a 7 - school list advice, please!

Discussion in 'What Are My Chances?' started by ananasmed, 05.20.14.

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  1. ananasmed

    ananasmed 2+ Year Member

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  3. bionerd89

    bionerd89 2+ Year Member

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    I don't think you need to apply to that many schools. Your stats are good even with the 7. You should definitely remove some schools from your list. You should remove a few of the newer/lower-tier schools unless you feel very strongly about them.
     
  4. Drrrrrr. Celty

    Drrrrrr. Celty Osteo Dullahan 7+ Year Member

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    You're pretty fine as is tbh. You'll easily get some love from plenty of schools.


    Now regarding your list... Did you legitimately just randomly pull out schools from a hat or what?
     
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  5. ananasmed

    ananasmed 2+ Year Member

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    XFireMedic 2+ Year Member

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    When you complete your secondary statement for OU-HCOM, make sure that you highlight any Ohio ties that you have. As I am sure, OU-HCOM as a heavy in-state bias, but if you have any Ohio ties and/or a strong interest in primary care, that will certainly help. Your GPAs look good, but CCOM gives me cause because they have a very high average MCAT for a DO school.
     
  7. Trannie

    Trannie A-List Celebrity

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    I think as long s you have a 27+ and your application shines, you'll be fine. Don't let SDNers nitpick your MCAT and scare you away. You'll be surprised what schools call you for an interview :)
     
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  8. Drrrrrr. Celty

    Drrrrrr. Celty Osteo Dullahan 7+ Year Member

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    I like your eyeliner.
     
  9. gocougs339

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    Your current MCAT score is fine for DO schools, Apply early and you'll definitely get into somewhere. Last year I got ii's with a 6 in VR (no acceptances, but I also applied late), so you should be fine with a 7 in PS.
     
  10. Trannie

    Trannie A-List Celebrity

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    Thanks! I plan to upload y-tube videos for glamour SOS tutorials!
     
  11. csx

    csx 2+ Year Member

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    What did you score in the other sections if you dont mind me asking??
     
  12. ananasmed

    ananasmed 2+ Year Member

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  13. gocougs339

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    Last year I had a 27, 6 VR 10PS 11BS. This year I had a 28 9VR 8PS 11BS.

    Thanks! I did, I start at CUSOM in 2 months.
     
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    TopTomato 2+ Year Member

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    I'd add PCOM to your list OP
     
  15. 987234

    987234 2+ Year Member

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    I got into 3 DO schools and on 2 waitlists with a 7 in PS (and I applied a lot less broadly than you). You won't be auto-screened out because of the 7 so don't let it get you down! Go for it.
     
  16. ortnakas

    ortnakas OMS-III 2+ Year Member

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    Consider LECOM. I have since retaken the MCAT and improved my score, but I got an interview offer with them when my score was 25 with a PS sub score of 6.
     
  17. ToKingdomCome

    ToKingdomCome 2+ Year Member

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    I would add rowan despite the IS bias.
     
  18. hev

    hev 2+ Year Member

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    Just my experience, but my MCAT was a 6PS, 13 VR, 11 BS and I got into school. Your 7 won't be the thing to hold you back if the other facets of your application are excellent.
     

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