canjosh

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Nice app, and good list. Looks like you want to stay up north, but you could add schools like Emory, Vandy, Miami, Baylor (I'm biased). Tuition-wise Baylor is an excellent value, IMO. When it comes to the top tier schools, the lack of research could be a bit of a hang up. This whole process is a crapshoot, so you never know. Northern schools to consider that quickly come to mind are MCW and Iowa.
 

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Yeah, it's still a bargain for oos. http://www.bcm.edu/financialaid/?PMID=7448
It is possible to get in-state tuition after a year in Texas. Baylor is only giving need-based scholarships last I heard, I can't answer your question about merit scholarships because I just don't know. Your GPAs are pretty much near the mean of recent matriculants. http://www.bcm.edu/medschool/snapshot.html

Enough about "my" school, I'm sure you can figure this out for yourself! Good luck.
 

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George Washington University (DC) 3.59 (3.49) 30P
Georgetown (DC) 3.69 (3.65) 31Q
Rosalind Franklin (Chicago) 3.61 (3.57) 31P
Loyola University (Chicago) 3.65 (3.59) 30Q
Rush Medical College (Chicago) 3.64 (3.58) 30Q - Very expensive, few OOSers.
Temple (Philadelphia) 3.68 (3.63) 31P
Thomas Jefferson (Philadelphia) 3.62 (3.58) 31P
Drexel (Philadelphia) 3.62 (3.57) 31P
Albany Medical College (Albany) 3.58 (3.49) 31P
SUNY Upstate (Syracuse) 3.72 (3.68) 31P
Boston University (Boston) 3.74 (3.72) 32Q
Tufts (Boston) 3.69 (3.68) 33Q - Very expensive.
NYMC (Valhalla) 3.61 (3.55) 30P
Weill Cornell (Manhattan) 3.81 (3.81) 35Q
NYU (Manhattan) 3.83 (3.84) 35Q
Case Western (Cleveland) 3.74 (3.72) 35Q
Harvard (Boston) 3.87 (3.89) 35R
Mayo (Rochester) 3.85 (3.85) 33Q
Northwestern (Chicago) 3.80 (3.79) 35Q
University of Chicago (Chicago) 3.82 (3.81) 35Q
Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore,alma mater) 3.87 (3.87) 35Q
University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia) 3.82 (3.83) 35Q
Brown (Providence) 3.76 (3.76) 35Q
Columbia (Manhattan) 3.77 (3.78) 35Q
I think it's a pretty good list. Your lack of research is going to hurt you at some of those reach schools but your MCAT score might make up for it. Personally I would cut the bolded for the reasons listed.
 

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I think it's a pretty good list. Your lack of research is going to hurt you at some of those reach schools but your MCAT score might make up for it. Personally I would cut the bolded for the reasons listed.
Tufts' cost isn't all that different from many of the other schools listed (GWU, GT, Drexel, RF, etc.) I also think that school would be a good fit for the OP b/c of his/her extensive volunteer work.

Your numbers might be "too high" for some schools so they may put you on hold right away.... like Rush, Drexel, Rosalind Franklin, maybe even Loyola.

I would add more state schools like SUNY Buffalo and Albany Medical (You didn't mention their english requirements).

Your lack of research is the big problem and so you might have a tough time with schools like Mayo, UPenn, JHU.

Maybe add some more schools like Emory, Washington University, Ohio State, University of Washington (would like you a lot b/c of your EC's), Oregon Health and Sciences, UCLA,
 

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Add UCSF, they love non-trads.
His lack of research will make UCSF/UCSD hard...I think UCLA might be good as you have a heavy community service focus which UCLA likes.