Please help Non-Trad - Low stat/High clinical hours!!

sjcha

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Hi all,

•Year in school: graduated 2016; Exercise Science major

•Country/state of residence: 27M ORM, WA resident

•Schools to which you are applying:
  • PNWU
  • ATSU-KCOM
  • ATSU-SOMA
  • ACOM
  • CUSOM
  • VCOM-Auburn, Carolinas, Virginia
  • KCUCOM-KC
  • KCUCOM-JP
  • LECOM-e
  • LMU-DCOM
  • Midwestern-AZCOM
  • Midwestern-CCOM
  • NYITCOM
  • Nova
  • PCOM-Philly
  • UNECOM
  • U of Pikeville-KYCOM
  • UIWSOM
  • Western-OR
  • William Carey
  • Western-Pomona
  • Des Moines COM
  • MUCOM
  • BCOM
  • CHSU
  • WSU (worth applying to MD?)
  • UW (worth applying to MD?)
•Cumulative GPA: 3.17 (upward trend)

•Science GPA: AACOMAS - 3.13 (upward trend) ; AMCAS - 3.01
** Might be important to mention that I took 4 post-bacc classes right after graduation: intensive Orgo series during the Summer -- A-, B+, A- and then Biochem the following quarter -- B+

•MCAT Scores: not taken, if I can then will prob be in the 505-510 range based on practice FLs

•Research – include any abstracts/posters/publications and how you were credited (eg. First author, senior author, etc):
- ~720 hours in Trauma 1 surgery/lab (no pubs)

•Physician shadowing – include hours/specialties:
- 10 hours ortho
- 10 hours FM

•Non-clinical volunteering:
- 450 hours Korean scientists and engineers association (served as an officer- VP/treasurer)
- 320 hours (Welcome Team at church)
- 40 hours Junior Achievement (teaching first graders)

•Extracurricular activities:
- co-started club at school (~400 hours)
- weightlifting/sports (10 years)
- tutor (English)

•Employment history:
- 720 hours research/lab assistant
- 5700 (ongoing) hours PT outpatient clinic
- 2400 hours Peds GI scribe
- 800 hours department TA
- 1700 hours PT outpatient clinic (different than before)
- 1250 hours English tutor
- 2100 hours personal assistant for student with disabilities

*** I am aware that my GPA seems to be my biggest issue, but any help is appreciated!
 
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