Possible Re-App needs Advice

ItOnlyTakesOne

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    I'm not totally giving up hope yet but in case I have to re-apply I need some advice.

    Stats:
    3.5 BCPM (or whatever the acronym is)
    3.63 OA
    10B, 12V, 8P, Q

    6 mos research during undergrad
    1 year sexual health counselor (at student health center)
    currently a diabetic educator at a community clinic (1 year)
    other ECs

    If I have to reapply, I was thinking of getting certified as a phlebotomist for more clinical expierence/change of pace from my current job.
    I dread retaking the MCAT, but am wondering if that 8P was the nail in my possible coffin. Any thoughts/suggestions would be greatly appreciated!!
     

    winthug

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      Retaking the MCAT will definitely help. Your MCAT is decent right now, but schools like to see that you are trying to improve ALL aspects of your application. An 8 on P wouldn't prevent you from getting into med school. A phlebotomist doesn't have TOO much deep patient interaction. All you do is draw blood and work in the lab. I suggest getting an EMT License and working as an EDT. That will boost your resume like crazy.
       
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