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Pathology assistant advice

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by drsean, Jun 5, 2002.

  1. drsean

    drsean Junior Member

    May 29, 2002
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    Hello everyone,
    I need your advice.
    I am a Path-assistant with over 100 autopsies under my belt. I work very close with surgeons and Pathologists. My stats 3.1 cum MED-tech school, 3.9 Masters Path assistant school. If I got >28 on my MCAT would I have a good shot at getting into a good med-school? Also, I'm 29 y/o will that be a hinderence?
    Your help is appreciated.
  2. analu

    analu Senior Member
    7+ Year Member

    Mar 6, 2002
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    Hi drsean, have you completed all med school prerequisites, and did you do well in those courses? How long have you been out of school? And do you have any direct patient-care experience (LIVING PATIENT, that is <img border="0" title="" alt="[Wink]" src="wink.gif" /> )?

    Besides doing well on the MCAT, taking some upper division science courses may help, as well as a solid personal statement demonstrating your commitment to a career in medicine and good LOR's...numbers do count, but try to remember that adcoms look at the whole package.

    Good luck to you!

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