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Should I add more schools?

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - DO' started by PlasticMan, Nov 21, 2005.

  1. PlasticMan

    PlasticMan Senior Member
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    AACOMAS mailed application to AZCOM, NYCOM, PCOM and UMDNJ-SOM last week. I'm wondering if I should apply to more schools, or if with my stats, I have a likely chance of being accepted into one of the four schools above and shouldn't spend the money(money is very tight). If I should add some schools, which do you recommend? I've thought about Touro and CCOM.

    My stats:
    Major: Comp Sci(graduated may 05)
    August '05 MCAT: 25M - 9V, 9PS, 7BS
    GPA: 3.48, SCI 3.40.
    State of residence: NJ

    Volunteered in healthcare in the past, currently shadowing cardio-thoracic surgeon in OR, several good LOR including one from an MD, and have worked past several years as engineer while in school and am working as engineer now that I'm out of school.

    Thanks for your input!

    **EDIT** As a side note, 4 schools seems like not many, but bear in mind I have applied to 11 allopathic schools, but doubt any will accept me due to my low MCAT.
     
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  3. Canuck99

    Canuck99 Senior Member
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    add WVSOM, great school.
     
  4. HunterGatherer

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    looks good. NYCOM and PCOM started interviewing later and have huge classes so that helps. Stats look good for the schools you applied to.

    CCOM is pretty selective and fills early so not sure how good a shot you are for them. Good luck.
     
  5. ezal36

    ezal36 Member
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    Apply to unecom,vcom,pscom, and lecom
     
  6. dr.z

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    I would add a few more schools if you can afford to apply.
     
  7. PlasticMan

    PlasticMan Senior Member
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    Thanks for the advice :)
     
  8. atrovariousg

    atrovariousg Senior Member
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    Absolutely NOT, you will be waisting your time and money at this point in application cycle.
     
  9. jbone

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    I would add DMU and CCOM. Give it a shot.
     

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