Pending retake, applying anyway, will my application not be considered until retake score (Texas schools)?

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I submitted my application today with a 506. This is obviously low and I am retaking in June. I indicated this pending retake along with my old score. Willl medical schools "wait" for the retake score or will they just go off my old one to extend secondaries/interviews?
 

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Schools do not wait on retake scores.

They will review your application based on current scores (assuming they get to it before the new ones are in) and, when the new scores arrive, your application will be reevaluated whenever the faculty gets around to it.

Usually, applications are continually reevaluated for interviews.

This is true for all medical schools (AACOMAS, AMCAS, and TMDSAS)
 
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Thank you for letting me know. I know of one Texas school that confirmed that any pendings make the application incomplete.

It's not technically "pending". What they have in hand is a complete application.

For what it's worth, I had an interview from UTMB before they even had letters of recommendation from me. Conversely, TCOM did not extend me an interview until they received my letters (and I was invited to interview the day they got my letters).
 
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I submitted my application today with a 506. This is obviously low and I am retaking in June. I indicated this pending retake along with my old score. Willl medical schools "wait" for the retake score or will they just go off my old one to extend secondaries/interviews?
No, you'll get screened on your own score. Med schools are under no obligation to wait for a new schore.
 
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Schools do not wait on retake scores.

They will review your application based on current scores (assuming they get to it before the new ones are in) and, when the new scores arrive, your application will be reevaluated whenever the faculty gets around to it.

Usually, applications are continually reevaluated for interviews.

This is true for all medical schools (AACOMAS, AMCAS, and TMDSAS)
I would disagree. Some do wait, others do not. However, there is no requirement that they wait
 
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I submitted my application today with a 506. This is obviously low and I am retaking in June. I indicated this pending retake along with my old score. Willl medical schools "wait" for the retake score or will they just go off my old one to extend secondaries/interviews?

What are your GPAs and ECs like? My thought is that if those are so-so, you'll get screened out at some programs and 'low-maybe-piled' pending your new scores to others. If they're strong, you'll get 'maybe-piled' more broadly.
 

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I submitted my application today with a 506. This is obviously low and I am retaking in June. I indicated this pending retake along with my old score. Willl medical schools "wait" for the retake score or will they just go off my old one to extend secondaries/interviews?
Maybe a stupid question, but, if this is a concern, why the rush to submit today? If you want schools to "wait," why not force the issue by "waiting" to submit?
 

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Maybe a stupid question, but, if this is a concern, why the rush to submit today? If you want schools to "wait," why not force the issue by "waiting" to submit?
because that would logical and rational and we cant have that now can we?
 
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What are your GPAs and ECs like? My thought is that if those are so-so, you'll get screened out at some programs and 'low-maybe-piled' pending your new scores to others. If they're strong, you'll get 'maybe-piled' more broadly.

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Definitely low stat, but as a lot of hopefuls say, my personality shines in all three of my TMDSAS essays.
 
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I struggle with histrionic personality disorder and guzzle sertraline (love a potent SERT inhibitor with low Ki) with great delight. I am antithetical to rationalism and logic, but I certainly get by with flying colors.
Well if you get by with flying colors I suggest you take an acrobatic intercourse at a locomoting pasty
 
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