MD School List Advice! (3.9/521)

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Year in school: Class of 2020

Country/state of residence: Michigan

Cumulative GPA: 3.9

Science GPA: 3.9

MCAT Score: 521

School List (still pretty tentative at this point):

Michigan Schools: UMich, Michigan State, Western Michigan, Oakland U, Central Michigan, Wayne State

UChicago & Northwestern, Stanford, UCSD/UCLA/UCSF, Harvard, University of Miami, Case Western + Cleveland Clinic, Emory, Icahn, Uni of Rochester, Yale, Johns Hopkins, Mayo Clinic, NY, NYU, OSU, UPenn, USF, Vanderbilt, WashU, Cornell, Baylor? UVA? U Washington? Boston university? Georgetown? George Washington? Duke? Kaiser Permanente? Thomas Jefferson?

^^ik this is a huge list! Any advice on where to cut down or even ones to add would be much appreciated. Some personal stuff about fit: I am very passionate about health services for people with disabilities as well as for trans-identifying people. I also am very interested in global and public health, and probably would prefer more urban areas and larger class sizes over tiny ones.

Thank you for reading :)
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With those numbers, definitely prepare for the in-state interviews. Outside of that, I would apply to programs with strong student support given your background. Check with SNMA and LMSA chapter officers. Don't just apply because of the name (you can be picky though).
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