Gourd

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Hello Everyone!

Please help me with school list

cGPA: 3.72
sGPA: 3.61

MCAT: 507 - 128/124/127/128

-NON-URM
-Financially disadvantaged background
-Great EC's
-Great LOR
-Average PS

I will be applying to both MD and DO. Am I competitive enough for MD? Any input is greatly appreciated :)
 
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gyngyn

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Is that your only MCAT?
You have the equivalent of a 29+ MCAT.
MD is not impossible but CA is quite unlikely unless you are Adventist or from the IE.
I have seen UCSD and UCD grads get interviewed with these stats at their respective medical schools, though.
 
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Gourd

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Here is my school list:

-First MCAT

-I know I have some IS-bias schools but I tried picking some that still had a considerable proportion of OOS matriculates. What is a good rule of thumb to apply to some IS-bias schools with my stats? Do I have to be way above their median scores?

-Should I add more reach schools? Any other suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.

-Some DO suggestions would also be appreciated :)

UCD
UCR
Northstate
Uniformed Services University
Vermont
Penn State
Loma Linda
George Washington
Louisville
University of Missouri
Indiana
Utah
Arizona
Marshall
South Carolina-Greenville
West Virginia
Meharry
North Dakota
Jefferson
Drexel
Temple
Quinnipiac
MCW
SLU
Creighton
Albany
NYMC
VCU
EVMS
OUWB
Rush
Rosalind Franklin
Loyola
 

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Get rid of the bolded right off the bat, you basically have 0 chance at these.
Here is my school list:

-First MCAT

-I know I have some IS-bias schools but I tried picking some that still had a considerable proportion of OOS matriculates. What is a good rule of thumb to apply to some IS-bias schools with my stats? Do I have to be way above their median scores?

-Should I add more reach schools? Any other suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.

-Some DO suggestions would also be appreciated :)

UCD
UCR
Northstate
Uniformed Services University
Vermont
Penn State
Loma Linda
George Washington
Louisville
University of Missouri
Indiana
Utah
Arizona
Marshall
South Carolina-Greenville

West Virginia
Meharry
North Dakota

Jefferson
Drexel
Temple
Quinnipiac
MCW
SLU
Creighton
Albany
NYMC
VCU
EVMS
OUWB
Rush
Rosalind Franklin
Loyola
 
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gyngyn

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I am not. Went to school in Central Valley. Not sure if that helps.
Delete Loma Linda.
UCR is a long shot, but they may see the SJV similar enough to the IE that they will consider you.
I cannot recommend Northstate.
UMKC gets its OOS from a special program
Delete UND.
 
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Goro

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I suggest

UCD
UCR
Wake
Uniformed Services University -are you aware of the service committment???
Vermont
Loma Linda
GWU
Jefferson
Drexel
Temple
Quinnipiac
MCW
SLU
Creighton
Albany
NYMC
VCU
EVMS
Rush
Rosalind Franklin
Loyola

Western (both)
TOURO-CA
KCU
AZCOM
TUNCOM
PACNW
PCOM
MUCOM
DMU
NOVA
SOMA
KCOM
BCOM